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Kentucky is No. 1 in the Dagger’s hunt for the Most Interesting Team in the World


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Why? Well, why? Why are the Wildcats and not the Jayhawks 2009-10's most interesting squad? The answer has to do with the parameters of this preview in the first place, which we set out a long, long time ago (it took us a little while to finish, in case you hadn't noticed). Frankly, the Jayhawks are a better team. Few would dispute that. But in terms of sheer interest, they're slightly less intriguing than the Wildcats.  Read article.

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On March 2, 1970, Dan Issel scored 42 points against Auburn.


On March 2, 1991, before a crowd of 24,310, the then-largest crowd in Rupp arena history, the Wildcats closed out the 1990-91 season with a 22-6 overall record. Although UK was ineligible for the SEC title because of probation, the Wildcats secured the best record in the league (14-4) with a 114-93 win over Auburn to end its two-year probation. A ceremony and parade followed.


On March 2, 1996, with a 101-63 victory over Vanderbilt in Rupp Arena on Senior Day, UK became the first team in 40 years to finish with a perfect record in the SEC, a 16-0 sweep. It was the Wildcats’ 25th win in a row, tying the school record for consecutive wins in a season. Two games later, they set the new record at 27 games.


On March 2, 2012, Darius Miller, in his final performance at Rupp Arena, led Kentucky in scoring with 17 points on Senior Night in a 30-point win over Georgia.


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