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UK one win away from 2,000 victories

Updated: December 21, 2009, 1:04 AM ET
Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The pressure to win at Kentucky started early. Really early.

Back in 1903, W.W.H. Mustaine, the director of physical education at the time, called some students together and passed around the hat until there was $3 in it -- enough to buy a ball. He then told them to start playing.

The first season got off to a bumpy start. The Wildcats went just 1-2, their only win an 11-10 escape over the Lexington YMCA.

The next year, Mustaine was out.

From those modest ...

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