Words cannot do justice to what we saw on Tuesday night. In fact, it may take some time to fully process just what an amazing performance Jodie Meeks’ 54 point game truly was. Tomorrow I will get into all the records he set and the game’s significance historically. But right now is for celebrating, as I have done for the last two hours. Tonight we saw what was likely the single GREATEST INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE in UK HISTORY.
Read that sentence again. Think about the long, storied history of the program and truly savor what took place in Knoxville. All the teams, players and championships that this program has seen are forever ingrained in its legacy. But the program has never seen a night like this before. And, it may never see anything like it again. Savor it.
Dan Issel, move over…..Jodie Meeks has arrived