St. Patrick forward Michael Gilchrist, one of the top junior recruits in the nation, is expected to be sidelined from 1-3 weeks with a strained right knee, according to coach Kevin Boyle. An MRI revealed no tears or other damage to the knee, which the 6-7 junior injured in the first quarter of a 62-46 victory over Union High on Tuesday.
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.