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John Calipari sought council in John Wooden, the most recognized name in the sport

coach was planning to sit down with his team on Tuesday to go over the expected ascension to No. 1 next week. Of course, the Wildcats have to beat Arkansas on Saturday for that to happen. “This was an NIT team last year,” said Calipari following top-ranked Texas' loss at Kansas State Monday night, which leaves No. 2 Kentucky as the lone remaining unbeaten.

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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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