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Cornell vs. Kentucky has some history

 

It probably wasn't 10 minutes after annihilated Wisconsin Sunday in the second round of the men's basketball tournament that Pittsburgh attorney Gregg Otto sent an e-mail to good friend and one-time college roommate Hank South of Sewickley.  “Do you think a Cornell team could ever beat a team from the University of ?” Otto asked.  How South must have laughed.

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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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