UK head coach John Calipari reached a milestone with UK's 76-68 victory over Florida on Saturday at Rupp Arena: Win No. 500 as a collegiate head coach, the culmination of working 19 years on the sideline (yes, that includes those 38 victories he had at Memphis during the 2007-08 season that were later vacated by the NCAA). But Calipari wasn't bothered about the possibility of reaching the individual milestone because he was more focused on getting…
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 22, 1969, Dan Issel joined the 1,000-point club. He did it in 49 games.