From Thayer Evans of FoxSports.com: “John Calipari's cartoonish sideline antics during the first half Tuesday night were telling. He screamed, put his hands on his head and slapped the floor in frustration, but for all his gyrations, his top-ranked Kentucky team never led and trailed reeling Mississippi State by 13 at halftime. And while the youthful Wildcats rallied in the second half behind sophomore forward Terrence Jones' awakening…”
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.