For the second time in less than two weeks, No. 12 UConn heads back to Madison Square Garden to take on No. 4 Kentucky in the SEC-Big East Invitational at 9:30 p.m. But this time around, the stage is set for a different type of Big Apple battle than the one the Huskies had against then-No. 7 Duke. “Kentucky is the most talented team we've played up till this point, including Duke who's a very good basketball team,” coach Jim Calhoun said. 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.