UCLA probably figured it wasn't going to have much trouble when Sam Houston State came to Pauley Pavillion on Dec. 19, 2006. The Bruins were ranked No. 1 in the nation, were 9-0 and were coming off a season that saw them play for the national championship. But the scrappy Bearkats had other ideas. 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 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.