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Athlon Magazine honors five Cats in college basketball preview

It seems like a week doesn't pass without a preseason publication naming one or multiple Wildcats as picks for All-America or All-SEC. This week is no different. This time around came out with its preseason publication and five players from John Calipari's 2011-12 squad were tabbed.  and earned first team All-SEC honors; was named to the second team; and and were third-team honorees.

 

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 21, 1970, No. 2 Kentucky defeated LSU, 121-105.  Dan Issel scored 51 points, Mike Pratt 27 and Tom Parker 18 as UK outgunned LSU star “Pistol Pete” Maravich’s 64-point performance before 9,000 fans in the John Parker Memorial Coliseum.  This was the ultimate shootout between all-time SEC greats Maravich and Issel.

 

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