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Darius Miller’s mother had a feeling her son might have a big night

Before Saturday's game, Nicole Miller said she had a feeling she was going to have a big night on the town.  She probably did, too, after watching her son — sophomore Darius Miller — played perhaps his best game of the season to help down 90-60 in the East Region second round.  Miller had a career-high 20 points and nine rebounds — only one his career high — and was the catalyst early that helped propel UK to a second straight impressive NCAA win.

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 21, 1970, No. 2 Kentucky defeated LSU, 121-105.  Dan Issel scored 51 points, Mike Pratt 27 and Tom Parker 18 as UK outgunned LSU star “Pistol Pete” Maravich’s 64-point performance before 9,000 fans in the John Parker Memorial Coliseum.  This was the ultimate shootout between all-time SEC greats Maravich and Issel.

 

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