John Wall congratulates Tyler Ulis for breaking Kentucky assists record

As the Kentucky Wildcats rolled by Stony Brook to kickoff their run in the 2016 NCAA Tournament, point guard Tyler Ulis was able to put his name in the history books.

During the game, Ulis recorded 10 points, 7 assists and a rebound.

That one assist was enough to move the sophomore point guard into first-place on the school’s s single-season assist leaders list. Kentucky celebrated Ulis breaking the record — which previously belonged to NBA star John Wall — in a tweet.

As you may expect, Wall was paying close attention to March Madness and took the opportunity to congratulate Tyler Ulis on the achievement.

What a great moment for Tyler Ulis.

Now, Ulis and the Wildcats will have to turn their attention to Saturday’s matchup against the Indiana Hoosiers.

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NCAA Tournament TV schedule and start times 2016: Day 2
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