Five-star Michigan wing player James Young has narrowed his list of potential colleges to five, is set to begin in-home visits with college recruiters and is in the process of determining dates to make campus visits, his godfather said last week. Young, a 6-foot-6 player who is considered a consensus top-10 senior, is now focused on, in alphabetical order, Arizona, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan State and Syracuse, his godfather, Sean Mahone, said an in interview last Tuesday. At that time Mahone was unsure of the exact schedule of in-home visits but expected them to start today and extend for several days.
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.