For years, the attitudes of most college basketball coaches were that anyone who recruited superstar high school talents, knowing that they would probably be one-and-done players heading off to the NBA after their freshmen seasons, were borderline renegades. Then the NBA adopted an age limit two years ago — forcing even the top high school stars to attend college at least one season. At the same time, John Calipari recruited and signed Derrick Rose and Tyreke Evans at Memphis. This year, in his first season at Kentucky, Calipari went one step further.
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.