It didn't take long for the capacity crowd at Broughton to see what they came to see. Less than a minute into Word of God's win over Southern Wayne in the opening round of the Summit Hospitality Group, Holy Rams star C.J. Leslie already had two jaw-dropping dunks, one off a long alley-oop pass and the other on a one-handed follow shot.
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.