Five University of Kentucky basketball recruiting targets are scheduled to play in Rupp Arena on Jan. 8 in an event dubbed “Rumble at the Rupp,” according to the Web site FiveStarBasketball.com. The nine-game schedule features several Kentucky schools, including Scott County and Bryan Station, in addition to teams from as far away as Illinois, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire.
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 23, 1970, Dan Issel scored 47 points against Alabama.
- On February 23, 2019, with an 80-53 victory over Auburn, 10th-year head coach John Calipari moves past Joe B. Hall for the second most victories by a UK head coach in program history. He trails only the Baron of the Bluegrass, Adolph Rupp.