The fourth-ranked Kentucky Wildcats leave the friendly confines of Rupp Arena for the first time this season, as they travel to Mexico for this afternoon's showdown with the Cleveland State Vikings as part of the Cancun Challenge. John Calipari has yet to taste defeat as the head man of the Kentucky program, as the Wildcats have opened the season with four straight victories, including a 92-63 rout of Rider on Saturday as part of this event's regional action. 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.