From AnnArbor.com, “There are several college basketball player of the year awards – the Naismith, the Wooden, the Associated Press and the Robertson – all voted on by journalists. We're here to streamline the process. We've asked journalists on those panels to give us an in-season snapshot of the best players. Forty-five responded, and here are the totals.”
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.