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Two Wildcats in MVP top three

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Cousins and Wall in the middle

With most Southeastern Conference men's basketball teams starting the second half of their league schedules this week, the race for MVP may be down to three.  freshman guard , senior guard and Kentucky freshman forward already have taken turns as the primary candidate for the honor. Wall was the favorite as the Wildcats raced to a 19-0 start, but he was overshadowed by Downey on Jan. 26, when the Gamecocks pulled off a 68-62 upset in Columbia.

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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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