Going, going … gone? North Carolina season has slipped away. Wednesday night was pretty much it for the Tar Heels, who played well but not well enough in a 64-54 home defeat to No. 8 Duke. The defending national champions have lost eight of 10 since the start of 2010, including four in a row overall to tumble near the basement of the Atlantic Coast Conference standings, one step above last-place North Carolina State.
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.