Category Archives: College basketball

Mike Krzyzewski disputes he has unfair advantage

At a news conference Friday  morning, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski pushed back against charges that his status as head coach of the USA National Team gives him an unfair recruiting advantage. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports wrote earlier this week that the … Continue reading

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Richard Pitino says pay no attention to his father

In a post on his blog, Minnesota coach Richard Pitino tells Minnesota fans not to pay any attention to his father before the Gophers play Louisville in the season opener Nov. 14 in Puerto Rico. Richard wrote: Hoops season is … Continue reading

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North Carolina drops opener in Bahamas

While Kentucky has ripped off four straight wins in the Bahamas, North Carolina’s Nassau excursion got off to a bad start. The Providence Storm of the Bahamas beat the Heels 84-83 on Friday night at the Sir Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium. … Continue reading

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Kentucky to make four Super Tuesday appearances

ESPN has released its Super Tuesday schedule, which includes four UK appearances. January 6 7 p.m. Arkansas at Georgia 9 p.m. Ohio State at Minnesota January 13 7 p.m. Michigan at Ohio State 9 p.m. Missouri at Kentucky January 20 … Continue reading

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BBL: “Rest in peace, Mean and Nimble One”

Like a dog or a cat is to most of you, he had become part of our family. We’re going to miss him. pic.twitter.com/CnlIHXIzvg — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) August 5, 2014 Big Blue Links for Tuesday: John Calipari writes about … Continue reading

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Kentucky men and women in ESPN Tip-Off Marathon

ESPN has released the schedule for this year’s Tip-Off Marathon, which includes the UK men and women. The Kentucky women play Baylor on Monday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. in Lexington. The Kentucky men play Kansas on Nov. 18 at … Continue reading

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BBL: UK’s newest football video

Big Blue Links for Monday: Tavin Richardson has UK first on his list, reports Ben Roberts of H-L. UK quarterback target commits to Tennessee, reports Roberts. UK basketball recruits on ESPNU tonight, reports Roberts. Former UK star J.B. Holmes ready … Continue reading

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Update on water damage at Pauley Pavilion

Ryan Kartje of the Orange County Register has updates on the water damage Pauley Pavilion suffered last night when the home of the UCLA Bruins was flooded by a water main break. Kartje reports that the Pauley floor is definitely … Continue reading

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Pauley Pavilion is flooding

A water main break at UCLA has caused flooding at Pauley Pavilion. It’s an ugly scene at UCLA, as a water main break has placed parts of the campus under water. http://t.co/3ML6qtkdLN pic.twitter.com/ov9bK8bfcl — NBC Sports (@NBCSports) July 30, 2014 … Continue reading

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Louisville No. 1, UK No. 7 in “Fan Equity” rankings

Emory University has again come out with its “Fan Equity Rankings” for college basketball and again Louisville has placed No. 1. Kentucky is seventh in the rankings, which are based on “a statistical analysis of self-reported revenue data. We create … Continue reading

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