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Kentucky signee Stacey Poole and his HS team move into national spotlight

After strong showings in three holiday basketball tournaments, Providence and Arlington Country Day earned spots among the nation's elite high school teams this year.  In the latest national rankings from the ESPN Rise Fab 50, Providence (13-1) is No. 24, and ACD (12-2) is No. 44.  Providence's only loss was by two points in overtime at Monteverde Academy (No. 22 nationally), a game in which the Stallions had the lead with 20 seconds to play in regulation.

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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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