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John Wall clearest No. 1 overall pick in the last decade, other than Lebron

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- photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

From , who spoke with Grant Walh, the SI writer that did the recent story on John Wall, “Sports Illustrated has featured a basketball player on its cover several times, but as far as I know, this week's profile of freshman point guard John Wall represents the first time an individual Wildcat has been the subject of a cover story. Grant Wahl wrote the article and came away impressed with Wall beyond his basketball skills.”

Read what Grant Wahl has to say about Wall.

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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