Category Archives: College basketball

NCAA Tournament on television: March 21

Verne Lundquist, Jim Spanarkel and Allie LaForce comprise the CBS announcing team for Saturday’s Midwest Regional game between Kentucky and Cincinnati at the KFC Yum Center. Tipoff is 2:40 p.m. Here’s the list of NCAA Tournament games on television Saturday:

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NCAA Tournament on television: March 20

Kentucky’s opener in the NCAA Women’s Tournament against Tennessee State at Memorial Coliseum will be televised by ESPN2 at 2:30 p.m. Here are the NCAA Men’s Tournament games on television Friday:

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NCAA Tournament on television: March 19

LOUISVILLE — Verne Lundquist, Jim Spanarkel and Allie LaForce comprise the CBS crew for Kentucky’s NCAA Tournament opener Thursday night against Hampton. Tipoff is scheduled for 9:40 p.m., give or take a few minutes depending on how long the preceeding … Continue reading

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Hampton player on Kentucky: ‘They’re just like us’

LOUISVILLE — A traffic jam delayed the Hampton Pirates’ arrival at the KFC Yum Center for their practice and press conferences leading into Thursday’s game against No. 1 seed Kentucky. Most of the players wanted to go to the practice … Continue reading

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Larry Brown says Kentucky could make NBA playoffs

LOUSIVILLE — SMU is at the KFC Yum Center to play UCLA on Thursday in an NCAA Tournament South Region matchup. SMU coach Larry Brown is a friend of UK coach John Calipari. When Calipari was fired by the New Jersey Nets, … Continue reading

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Hampton coach phones a friend about Kentucky

After beating Manhattan on Tuesday night, Hampton coach Edward “Buck” Joyner was asked about playing Kentucky on Thursday.

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Big Blue Links: It’s Kentucky vs. Hampton

Big Blue Links for Wednesday:

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Preview notes: Manhattan-Hampton in First Four

No. 16 seeds Manhattan and Hampton meet Tuesday night in Dayton for the right to play overall No. 1 seed, unbeaten and unranked Kentucky on Thursday in Louisville. TruTV will telecast the game,  which tips off a t 6:40. So … Continue reading

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Bobby Hurley says UK doesn’t have a Laettner or Hill

In an interview with SNY (SportsNet New York), Buffalo coach Bobby Hurley, whose team lost to Kentucky 71-52 in November, said the Cats are deeper than the teams he played on at Duke, but they lack a Christian Laettner or … Continue reading

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Video: Ashley Judd defends Dick Vitale and “kiss”

Ashley Judd appeared on MSNBC with Thomas Roberts on Monday and defended the kiss from Dick Vitale at the SEC Tournament which received a lot of attention on social media. Click here to watch the video.

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