LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky basketball legend Ed Davender was laid to rest Thursday.
Davender, 49, died last week after suffering a massive heart attack.
He played for the Wildcats from 1984-1988.
Davender finished his career ranked 11th on the all-time scorer’s list. He’s the only Wildcat to score more than 1,600 points and have more than 400 assists. A heart murmur kept him from going pro.
Visitation was held at the First Baptist Chuch Bracktown followed by the funeral.
Davender will be buried at the Lexington Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been set up at Central Bank.
Watch the video to see what his former teammates had to say about the great player.