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Cats grab 100th NCAA victory by rolling Wake Forest 90-60; Sweet 16 next

Darius Miller - photo from UKAthletics.com

- photo from UKAthletics.com

Darius Miller scored a career-high 20 points and top-seeded made easy work of No. 9 during a 90-60 rout Saturday night in the second round of the tournament. It was the second blowout in two games for the Wildcats (34-2), who crushed East Tennessee State 100-71 in their opener.  Miller scored 16 points in the first half to help the Wildcats build an early double-digit lead that ballooned beyond 30 in the second half.

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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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