From Eric Lindsey at UKAthletics.com, “John Calipari keeps warning the UK faithful that his Cats could very well drop one of these early season games to what most would qualify mid-major opponents. Some – most notably those that have irrationally predicted UK will go undefeated this season – scoffed at the notion of losing to an opponent like Miami (Ohio) or Sam Houston State.” 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.