Florida has already taken advantage of sputtering Kentucky to ascend to the top of the SEC East. This time, another defeat could drop the Wildcats out of the AP Poll for the first time in coach John Calipari's two seasons there. Playing at home, however, could provide the difference. With their status among the elite possibly on the line, No. 22 Kentucky attempts to extend its winning streak at Rupp Arena to 33 against the 13th-ranked Gators on Saturday. The Wildcats (19-8, 7-6) have split their last 10 games, but the losses have come…
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 December 10, 1951, Bob Burrow collected 34 rebounds against Temple for the most rebounds ever in a single game by a Kentucky player.
- On December 10, 1977, as top-ranked UK is defeating Kansas on “Adolph Rupp Night” in Allen Field House on Naismith Drive in Lawrence, Kansas, Rupp dies. Thousands would participate in the funeral procession in Lexington.
- On December 10, 2011, Indiana's Christian Watford hits a 3-pointer at the buzzer in Assembly Hall to stun No. 1 Kentucky. It's only the second time Indiana had beaten a top-ranked team at Assembly Hall.