John Calipari’s Trophy Tour continues today in Frankfort, Elizabethtown, Owensboro and Paducah. Approximately 3,000 showed up in Hazard on Thursday to see the NCAA Championship Trophy and have their pictures taken with the hardware and the UK staff. Calipari even stopped off at a McDonald’s in Martin.
Meanwhile, the UK baseball team travels to Arkansas for an important road series. Anthony Bennett is now the top uncommitted basketball recruit. UK tennis keeps winning. And the football team readies for a Saturday scrimmage.
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Big Blue Links for Friday:
- Anthony Bennett now biggest target, reports Taylor Bern of Las Vegas Sun.
- Fans flock to UK trophy tour, reports H-L’s Jerry Tipton.
- Calipari’s recruiting has been dreamy, says my column.
- Previewing the Jordan Brand Classic, by Next Cats.
- Noel will keep it rolling, says ESPN’s Dick Vitale.
- UK seeking big-play wide receivers, reports C-J’s Kyle Tucker.
- Veterans on defense look to mentor, reports Ryan Suckow of Cat Scratches.
- Where do UK’s recent classes rank? asks College Basketball Talk.
- UK baseball success no surprise, says Matt Jones of NW Arkansas Times.
- Kentucky baseball travels to Arkansas, reports David Schuh of Kernel.
- A Q & A with Mike Cassity, by Larry Vaught of A-M.
- UK men’s tennis keeps on rolling, reports Kernel’s Dan Jones.
- Blogging the trophy tour, by Eric Lindsey of CoachCal.com.