Martin Newton, Kentucky's director of basketball operations, is going to be introduced Wednesday as the new athletics director at Samford University, multiple sources close to the school said Monday. Newton is the son of former Kentucky athletics director and former Alabama basketball coach C.M. Newton. The elder Newton confirmed two weeks ago that his son had interviewed for the Samford job. “Timing is everything for athletics directors and…”
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.