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 27, 1956, Kentucky scored 143 points against Georgia for the most points ever scored by a Kentucky team in a single game.
- On February 27, 1956, Kentucky made 60 field goals against Georgia for the most field goals ever made in a single game by a Kentucky team.
- On February 27, 2016, freshman Jamal Murray scored 33 points at Vanderbilt.