Author Archives: John Clay

Preview: North Carolina at Louisville

After blowing a 13-point lead and the game in Chapel Hill three weeks ago, No. 10 Louisville has a chance at some payback on Saturday (4 p.m. on ESPN) when the 13th-ranked Heels visit the Yum Center. That thrilling 72-71 … Continue reading

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Preview: Duke at Virginia

The nation’s “other” unbeaten college basketball team puts its 19-0 record on the line, in front of the College GameDay folks, when No. 2 Virginia plays No. 4 Duke in a much-anticipated 7:00 ESPN Saturday night matchup. It’s the first … Continue reading

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Plug: Yours truly on Kentucky Women Talk Sports

I’m one of the guests on Kentucky Women Talk Sports which airs Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. on 970-AM in Louisville and can also be heard on iHeard radio. Click here for the show’s podcast page.

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SEC Now and broadcast crew for UK-Alabama

Dave Neal, Darrin Horn and Kaylee Hartung will be the SEC Network crew for the Kentucky-Alabama game 7 p.m. on Saturday at Rupp Arena. Remember, the SEC Network’s studio show “SEC Now” will broadcast from Rupp Arena before the game. … Continue reading

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Three things from Kentucky’s Alabama preview

Three things from the UK basketball media opportunity as assistant coach John Robic pinch-hit for head coach John Calipari in previewing Saturday’s game against visiting Alabama: 1. Problems defending the pick-and-roll. Missouri had some success using the pick and roll. … Continue reading

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College basketball games on television: Jan. 30

College basketball games on television Friday: Friday, Jan. 30 6:00 – Harvard at Princeton (ESPNU) 8:00 – Monmouth at Fairfield (ESPNU) 8:00 – Oregon at Arizona State (Pac-12) 10:00 – Kent State at Buffalo (ESPNU) 10:00 – Oregon State at … Continue reading

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Updated SEC men’s basketball standings

Updated SEC men’s basketball standings after Kentucky’s win at Missouri.

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Seven notes from Kentucky’s win at Missouri

Seven notes from Kentucky’s win in the Show-Me State: 1. Andrew Harrison smashed his slump. The sophomore point guard had not been playing his best basketball of late. That wasn’t he case Thursday. Andrew scored 15 points, dished three assists … Continue reading

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Four factors: Kentucky 69, Missouri 53

A look at basketball’s “four factors” from Thursday’s Kentucky-Missouri game.

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BBL: Andrew Harrison makes the plays at Missouri

Herald-Leader photo gallery from Kentucky-Missouri in Columbia Big Blue Links for Friday: Missouri delivers more fight, but UK gets the win, reports Jerry Tipton of H-L. Devin Booker’s dad a voice of experience on perfection, reports Tipton. Kentucky-Missouri box score … Continue reading

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