Tony Delk, a McDonald's All-American and Parade All-American as well as future Tennesee Mr. Basketball, verbally committed to UK on October 27, 1991. He joined an already impressive group of signees, Rodrick Rhodes of New Jersey and Jared Prickett of West Virginia. Delk would prove the best of the bunch, finishing in the top four all-time leading scorers for UK. As a sophomore Delk finished second team All-SEC. As a junior he made first team All-SEC and All-NCAA Regional. And as a senior Delk was SEC Player of the Year, NCAA Regional Most Outstanding Player and NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player.
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 25, 1974, Kevin Grevey joined the 1,000-point club. He did it in 51 games.
- On February 25, 2017, freshman Malik Monk scored 33 points against Florida.