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There’s good reason to watch Wednesday’s Kentucky-Connecticut showdown

John Wall

John Wall

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 -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.

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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