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John Wall: Should he be playing for the Kentucky Wildcats?

John Wall - photo credit to Andy Lyons/Getty

- photo credit to Andy Lyons/Getty

Looking back at Wall's recruitment it was pretty clear early on he was going to Memphis. All the tea leaves were there: a big fan of Derrick Rose (a player many say Wall's game resembles), a rumored connection to William Wesley (aka Worldwide Wes) and a head coach in Calipari who was developing a reputation for bringing in “one and done” caliber basketball players.  was not even on the radar.  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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