Erving Walker drove down the lane and cut to the left of the rim as he went up for the layup, but Darius Miller flew in and smashed his shot away with a thunderous thud. Florida led 24-23 in the SEC Tournament championship game, but the message had been sent: This is Kentucky's court. Riding the momentum of Miller's monstrous rejection, the Wildcats went on to win 70-54, claiming their nation-leading 28th conference tournament title.
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.