Kentucky's John Wall was named SEC Freshman of the Week after he averaged 14.0 points, 10.5 assists and 4.5 rebounds in leading the Wildcats to wins over UNC Asheville and 10th-ranked North Carolina. He recorded a double-double with 12 points and 14 assists to go with six steals against UNC Asheville. 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.