Walter McCarty may have to step up to deliver a party for his players.

McCarty’s Evansville Purple Aces beat No. 1 Kentucky 67-64 at Rupp Arena on Tuesday night despite being 25-point underdogs entering the game. McCarty, who played for Kentucky for three seasons in the mid-90s and won a championship with the team, said after the game that he promised his team a party if they won.