John Wall was last in Madison Square Garden a little less than eight months ago, for the Jordan Brand Classic, a messy high-school All-Star game in which he had eight points, six assists and five turnovers, and two big men, Georgia Tech-bound Derrick Favors and Mississippi State-bound Renardo Sidney, were named co-MVPs. 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.