For whatever simmering bad blood stewed between Jim Calhoun and John Calipari for all those years the two shared the same New England spotlight, Calhoun never went John Chaney on his rival. So at least there's that. But anyone who thinks there will be anything more than a perfunctory pregame and postgame handshake between Calhoun and Calipari tonight is kidding themselves. 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.