One of the best high-school basketball players in the nation took a circuitous route to Winston-Salem, traveling from the fast lanes of North Chicago, Ill., to the tobacco fields of Fairmont. But that player, Quincy Miller, is here. And he's the crown jewel of a Quality Education Academy team chock full of gems.
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.