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Kentucky recruit Damien Leonard anything but prose on the court

Players are often told to put bad plays or bad games behind them. J.L. Mann junior star Damien Leonard has found an unconventional way, an introspective and literary way to do that. Leonard pens poems a couple times a week that are usually based on his emotions, and they are his mechanism to move past things that would otherwise linger. Occasionally he's moving past something that occurred on the court.

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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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