Category Archives: College basketball

Bob Huggins does a Winston Churchill impersonation

Our old friend Bob Huggins dressed up Wednesday for the Big 12’s Basketball Media Day. Yes, the West Virginia coach is wearing a bow tie. Bob Huggins in a three-piece suit. Oh my god, this really is the apocalypse, y’all. … Continue reading

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Report: Jay Bilas replacing Dick Vitale on Saturday games

The Big Lead, which usually gets these things right, is reporting that Jay Bilas will replace Dick Vitale on ESPN’s Saturday primetime college basketball telecasts this season. An excerpt: According to multiple people close to the show, who spoke on … Continue reading

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Bill Self joins Team USA recruiting-advantage debate

Kansas coach Bill Self has chimed in on the debate over whether Mike Krzyzewski gets an unfair recruiting advantage by being coach of the USA National Basketball Team. Self told Andy Katz for an ESPNU podcast he doesn’t think Coach … Continue reading

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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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