He's not among the four five-star freshmen on the roster. He's not the senior leader on the team. And he's not an enigmatic talent with all eyes on him. Despite all that, Doron Lamb was the offensive star for Kentucky during Monday night's national championship win over Kansas. The sophomore guard from New York finished with 22 points, including 3-for-6 shooting from 3-point range, and also dished out three assists.
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.