Category Archives: SEC

BBL: Kentucky baseball shuts out Florida

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Kentucky baseball hands Florida its first shutout of season, reports Gainesville Sun. Cats past, present and future collide in Lexington, reports Ben Roberts of Herald-Leader. Herald-Leader photo gallery from EYBL Event in Lexington. Kentucky target … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky basketball looking forward

Big Blue Links for Friday: With Alex Poythress coming back and Marcus Lee stepping up, John Calipari likes where his Cats will be next season, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. Calipari accepted the Rupp Cup on Thursday. “We have … Continue reading

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LSU adds to recruiting class — and pressure

The pressure will be on LSU basketball coach Johnny Jones next season now that the Tigers have added another top-50 prospect to an already loaded 2015 recruiting class. Brandon Sampson, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from Baton Rouge who had originally … Continue reading

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BBL: Anthony Davis ready for another shot at Warriors

Big Blue Links for Monday: Kentucky football gets a commitment from a three-star quarterback, reports Ben Roberts of the Herald-Leader. “Three-star quarterback Gunnar Hoak committed to the University of Kentucky during a visit to the school Sunday afternoon. Hoak — … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Mississippi State’s shirt fiasco

Up close view pic.twitter.com/RxlsTBqBvs — Michael Bonner (@MikeBBonner) April 16, 2015 Big Blue Links for Friday: Mississippi State takes a black eye over baseball warm-ups, reports the Clarion-Ledger. Supplied by Adidas, the jerseys had a hidden message that read “F–k … Continue reading

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SEC links: Michael Qualls, Bobby Portis leaving Arkansas

SEC links for Thursday: Michael Qualls joins Bobby Portis in leaving Arkansas  Auburn’s Bruce Pearl lands a Top 15 recruiting class Tennessee’s Rick Barnes is not going to rush recruiting  Ex-UK assistant Matt Insell agrees to four-year extension at Ole … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Fight clubs

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Richmond police released their findings and video from investigation into the fight between Eastern Kentucky and Kentucky football players. No charges were filed. Meanwhile, at Western Kentucky, it’s everybody out of the pool. The school’s … Continue reading

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Anthony Grant returning to Florida

Anthony Grant is returning to Florida. Fired as head coach at Alabama after six seasons as the Crimson Tide’s head coach, Grant, 48, is returning to Gainesville, where he was Billy Donovan’s assistant from 1996 through 2006. “I’m extremely appreciative … Continue reading

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BBL: Coaching carousel keeps spinning

Big Blue Links for Monday: Slice Rohrssen leaving UK for St. John’s, reports the New York Daily News. “St. John’s and new coach Chris Mullin appeared to be closing in on a deal Sunday night to put Kentucky assistant coach … Continue reading

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BBL: Scrimmage observations and recruiting news

Kentucky held an open football scrimmage on Saturday and the offense appeared to steal the show. Returning starter Patrick Towles played well, but Mark Stoops wasn’t ready to name a starter at the position. There is still a lot of … Continue reading

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