Category Archives: College basketball

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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Big Blue Links for Tuesday

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Kentucky quarterback Maxwell Smith is still questionable going into fall camp, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Miles Simpson forced to give up football, reports Smith. Kentucky hoops legends give theories as to why state’s … Continue reading

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NCAA reopening North Carolina academic investigation

The NCAA announced Monday afternoon that it will reopen its investigation into academic irregularities at North Carolina. Here is the NCAA statement on the University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: “The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, was cited by the … Continue reading

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AD releases statement supporting Roy Williams

In the wake of Rashad McCants’ allegations that North Carolina basketball Coach Roy Williams knew about bogus classes that the guard on the 2005 national team was taking, North Carolina Athletics Director Bubba Cunningham has released a statement in support … Continue reading

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More academic accusations at North Carolina

Just when you think North Carolina athletic department’s academic scandal may finally fade into a scrapbook somewere, a Rashad McCants jumps up and tells ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” that his eligibility on the 2005 Tar Heel national championship basketball team … Continue reading

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Report: Shane Battier to join ESPN

Reports tonight say that ESPN is adding yet another college basketball commentator with a Duke background. The Big Lead is reporting that Miami Heat forward Shane Battier will retire after the NBA finals against the San Antonio Spurs and join … Continue reading

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