The road from Andre Drummond's hometown to the state university is only 40 miles. His journey to Storrs is a different story. His college recruitment seemed like it took 40 years. The most coveted basketball prospect in America belongs to UConn now. A quarter-century ago, basketball experts from Kentucky to North Carolina, snarky observers from New York to L.A., would have joked Drummond went from Middletown to the Middle of Nowhere.
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.