Tony came to UK from Brownsville, Tn as a McDonalds All-American, Parade All-American, Gatorade State Player of the Year, and Tennessee Mr Basketball. He played for UK from 1993-1996. In the 1993-94 season he made the All-SEC team and the All-SEC Tournament team. In 1994-95 he made the All-NCAA Regional Team and All-SEC. In his 1995-96 season he would lead the Wildcats to a NCAA National Championship while also being an All-American, NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player, the NCAA Regional Most Outstanding Player, SEC Player of the Year, and All-SEC. His #00 retired jersey hangs in the rafters at Rupp Arena and he ended up as the fifth leading scorer in UK history. He was drafted #16 in the first round of the 1996 NBA draft by the Charlotte Hornets.