University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari will hold a special signing of his book, “Bounce Back: Overcoming Setbacks to Succeed in Business and in Life,” to benefit Kosair Children's Hospital. The event will be held Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the Texas Roadhouse restaurant at 4406 Dixie Highway in Shively. Pre-event book sales will begin at 10 a.m. The book signing and a luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost of the book is $26 plus tax. Ten percent of book and food sales during the event will be donated to Kosair Children's Hospital, according to a news release. Guests will receive a free appetizer card and can register to win prizes, including an autographed basketball and game tickets. Calipari will only sign copies of his book at the event.
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.
On This Day In UK Basketball History
- On February 22, 1969, Dan Issel joined the 1,000-point club. He did it in 49 games.