This article about Adolph Rupp was published in Time magazine on February 28, 1949 and begins with the following, “The University of Kentucky has its own special brand of Southern hospitality. When visiting basketball squads arrive in Lexington, they get full red-carpet treatment (which often includes a tour of nearby horse farms). Then, like condemned men whose last hours on earth have been made easier, the visiting athletes are led off to the gym—and the execution.” Read article.
Walter Cornett, of Glendale, Kentucky, is the owner and operator of Walter’s Wildcat World. He founded WildcatWorld.com in 1998 making it one of the oldest Kentucky basketball fan sites in operation today.