The SEC named Kentucky point guard Brandon Knight as Freshman of the Week. Knight averaging 18.5 points, 5.5 rebounds , 2.5 assists and 2.0 steals in games at Alabama and at South Carolina. The SEC named Vanderbilt's Lance Goulbourne Player of the Week. The awards is Knight's fourth this season and the ninth for Kentucky. Terrence Jones has received the honor three times, while Josh Harrellson and Doron Lamb have both been named Player of the Week once.
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.