Big Blue Links for Tuesday:
Herald-Leader photo gallery from UK Basketball Photo Day.
Mark Story of the Herald-Leader writes that there are no moral victories in the SEC, but this is not the same old Kentucky, either.
Going toe-to-toe for three OTs with Florida in Gainesville, even if the Gators are not at the level they once were, was easily the most meaningful on-the-field evidence so far that the Kentucky program under Stoops is poised for flight.
It is not contradictory to be unhappy about a game’s outcome but encouraged about a program’s future based on how a team performed.
The son of ex-UK running back Al Baker is turning heads in Ashland, reports Mike Fields of the Herald-Leader.
Baker was back on the UK campus last summer with his son Quinton, who was attending a camp before his sophomore year at Ashland Blazer. Al was with his son when the UK coaches offered him a scholarship.
Dad didn’t quite know what to make of it.
“I guess I’m telling my age, but I didn’t know it was a big deal for a school to offer you,” Al said.
Big Blue Madness campout starts Wednesday, reports H-L.
The annual campout celebration in preparation for the University of Kentucky’s Big Blue Madness begins early Wednesday morning.
UK has asked fans interested in lining up for tickets and camping outside Memorial Coliseum to do so no earlier than 5 a.m. on Wednesday.
The date of UK’s exhibition basketball game with Georgetown has been moved from Nov. 7 to Nov. 9.
Top basketball prospect Antonio Blakeney has decomitted from Louisville, reports ESPN.
Five star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney has informed ESPN Recruiting Nation that he has decided to reopen his recruiting after committing to Louisville back on Sept. 4.
“I made a quick and emotional decision based on some of the wrong reasons,” Blakeney said. “I really loved my visit and everything about Louisville and I am still strongly considering them.”