“After exploring the different universities, I'm excited to attend the University of Texas,” said Askew. “Thank you to coach [Chris] Beard and the coaching staff! I can't wait to get started!”
Askew entered the portal on April 5th and after sifting through nearly a dozen programs he has swiftly come to a decision and makes for a huge pickup for the new Longhorn head coach and staff, who recruited Askew during their time at Texas Tech.
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.