The NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee has upheld the vacation of records and forfeiture of championship revenue for the University of Memphis. In August 2009, the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions issued a report that included findings of major and secondary violations involving the men's basketball and women's golf programs. The violations included a failure to monitor by the university, unethical conduct by the former head women's golf coach, impermissible benefits, ineligible competition and impermissible recruiting contact, among others. Penalties included three years probation, vacation of records, scholarship reductions and forfeiture of championship revenue, among others.
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.