With the Cats riding a seven-game winning streak and a month and a half until the NCAA Tournament, there’s a lot to look forward to with Kentucky Basketball right now, including a coaching milestone for John Calipari that’s fast approaching.
With 292 wins during his 10-year tenure in Lexington, Calipari is only FIVE wins away from tying Joe B. Hall for the second-most victories by a head coach in program history. Of course, Adolph Rupp has the most, at 876.
|1972-85||Joe B. Hall||297-100||0.748|
|1903-09||W. W. H. Mustaine, others||21–35||0.375|
|1911-12||Edwin Sweetland (2nd time)||9-0||1|
|1917-18||Stanley A. Boles||9-2||0.792|
|1912-13||John J. Tigert||5-3||0.625|
|1916-17||W. P. Tuttle||4-6||0.4|
|1909-10||Edwin Sweetland/R. E. Spahr||4-8||0.333|
Five games from now, Kentucky hosts No. 1 Tennessee at Rupp Arena. If the Cats take care of business between now and then, a big game could get even bigger.