NCAA Tournament

December 22, 2009

Milestone belongs to Cats past and present

The journey began on Feb. 18, 1903. Win number one for the Kentucky Wildcats basketball program came by one, 11-10, over the always formidable Lexington YMCA. On Monday night, the fascinating journey that is Kentucky basketball, reached 2,000 wins before any other men's hoops program with an 88-44 victory over Drexel. What a trek UK2K has been. A string of coaching luminaries made it possible for Kentucky to reach 2,000 first, and the journey to 2K has featured moments around which generations of Kentuckians have spaced their lives.

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