On This Day In UK Basketball History
- On December 2, 1961, Cotton Nash scored 25 points in his first varsity game.
- On December 2, 1967, Mike Casey scored 28 points in his very first varsity game.
- On February 2, 1972, Joe B. Hall coaches his first game as head coach at UK, a 75-66 win at Michigan State. UK goes on to win the SEC Championship and finish 22-8 during Hall’s inaugural season.