On Friday, Chris Littmann told you about Midnight Madness events across America, noting first and foremost that Kentucky would introduce mega-recruit John Wall and show off new coach John Calipari. The Wildcats did that, and then some: Big Blue Madness brought cheers and dunks to Rupp Arena, but also featured a popular rapper, a promise of a return to a “rightful place,” and the ballyhooed debut from Wall. 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.
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.