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John Wall has forever etched himself among the Kentucky greats already

John Wall - photo courtesy of UKAthletics.com

- photo courtesy of UKAthletics.com

In his first career action, Wall hit the game-winner, nailing a step-back 15-foot jumper with 0.5 seconds on the clock. The final two points of Wall's team-high 19 points sealed an unthinkable 72-70 win over Miami at Rupp Arena on Monday night.  “I was kind of nervous,” said Wall, who, coincidence or not, has been working on that shot with assistant coach Rod Strickland over the last few days. “With six seconds left, coach just said ‘Make a play.'  Read article.

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 23, 1970, Dan Issel scored 47 points against Alabama.

 

On February 23, 2019, with an 80-53 victory over Auburn, 10th-year head coach John Calipari moves past Joe B. Hall for the second most victories by a UK head coach in program history. He trails only the Baron of the Bluegrass, Adolph Rupp.

 

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