Category Archives: College hoops

BBL: Bill O’Reilly, Counzo Martin, UK baseball and more

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Time runs out on $80 million state aid for Rupp Arena Kentucky baseball rides freshmen relievers to sweep of Louisville Kentucky’s bullpen steps up in key game Pushback against Bill O’Reilly for his interview with … Continue reading

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How the computers see Kentucky-Connecticut

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Let’s take a look at how the computers see Monday night’s national championship game. Spoiler alert: Nate Silver can’t make up his mind.

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Connecticut transcript previewing Monday final

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Here is the transcript of Connecticut’s time at the podium today previewing Monday night’s final. THE MODERATOR: We’ll take questions for Coach Ollie and for the student‑athletes, Shabazz Napier, Ryan Boatright, Niels Giffey, DeAndre Daniels, and Phillip … Continue reading

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Video: Shabazz Napier on his role for UConn

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Back at AT&T Stadium today for the press conferences previewing Monday night’s championship game. Connecticut was up first. Coach Kevin Ollie and his five starters sat at the main podium and answered questions. In the breakout sessions … Continue reading

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Billy Donovan says tournament has changed

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Interesting question and answer today during Florida’s press conference previewing Saturday’s first Final Four game between the No. 1-ranked Gators and Connecticut. Florida coach Billy Donovan was asked about the amount of money that coaches make in … Continue reading

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Wisconsin transcript: “You can only coach one team”

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Here is the Wisconsin transcript from the Badgers’ time on the podium today. THE MODERATOR: We’ll start with questions for coach.

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Video: Frank Kaminsky on “white guys” label

ARLINGTON, Tex. — It’s a whole new world for Frank Kaminsky now that the Wisconsin center has led his Badgers to the team’s first Final Four since 2000. The 7-footer was named most outstanding player in the West Region after … Continue reading

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Billy Donovan, Kevin Ollie say players should get more

ARLINGTON, Tex. — With what is currently going on with the National Labor Relations Board and the Northwestern football team, plus the amount of money being earned by the coaches at the Final Four — UK is paying out close … Continue reading

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Final Four transcript: John Calipari and Bo Ryan

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Kentucky coach John Calipari and Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan shared the stage today at AT&T Stadium for a 20-minute press conference previewing their Final Four game on Saturday. Here’s the transcript of their remarks on one-and-dones, getting … Continue reading

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NCAA announces Final Four officials

Just got a release from the NCAA listing the pool of 10 officials selected to work this weekend’s Final Four in Arlington, Texas. One perennial Final Four official is missing from the list. That would be Tony Greene.

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