College basketball might not be on your radar just yet—there are still football games going on, apparently—but there's good reason to watch Wednesday's Kentucky-Connecticut showdown. Kentucky's John Wall, a freshman point guard, compares favorably with some famous freshman sensations—and one analyst says he's the best backcourt player he can remember. 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.