Category Archives: U of L basketball

Big Blue Links start with Patrick Towles

Big Blue Links starts with Monday’s big news of Mark Stoops naming Patrick Towles as Kentucky’s starting quarterback. It wasn’t a huge surprise. Towles is the returning starter. Challenger Drew Barker is talented but inexperienced. He’s a redshirt freshman. Towles is … Continue reading

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BBL: Damien Harris getting opportunity at Alabama

Big Blue Links for Monday: Kentucky adds size at cornerback, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. After a “wake-up call” last season, Mark Stoops knew he needed more length in his secondary. Ryan Timmons aims for a bigger impact, reports … Continue reading

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BBL: Pool Day to Decision Day for Kentucky football

Thursday was “Pool Day” for Kentucky football. Hitting the pool is an annual break for the team as it goes through the grind of training camp. Kentucky Wildcats TV made a video of the Cats taking to the water on … Continue reading

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Jeff Badet, Darius West and more Big Blue Links

Lots of early talk in UK’s fall camp about speedy wide receiver Jeff Badet, who is coming off a leg injury but suffered an ankle injury in Monday’s practice. I’m sure new offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson wants to keep the … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Sunday

In case you haven’t noticed, college football is getting closer and closer. So lots of UK football reading on tap for your Sunday. Jennifer Smith’s Sunday notes include lots of good stuff about how the Kentucky staff is luring recruits … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Friday

Jamal Murray continues to impress. Melvin Lewis’ story gets more publicity. Makalya Epps gets an object lesson. Maurice Clarett shares his story. Big Blue Links for Friday:

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Big Blue Links: Kings now interested in Rajon Rondo

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: John Calipari is not going anywhere — not yet. Calipari says I WILL BE AT KENTUCKY. Kings owner says report of interest in Calipari “categorically untrue.” Kings would like a sit-down with Rajon Rondo. Anthony … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Camp and workout news

Big Blue Links for Thursday:

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BBL: Jay Bilas likes Jahlil Okafor over Karl-Anthony Towns

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: ESPN’s Jay Bilas likes Jahlil Okafor over Karl-Anthony Towns for next week’s NBA Draft. In an ESPN Insider (pay) article, Bilas writes of Okafor, “A dominant low-post scorer who is an excellent finisher around the basket. … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Kentucky track triumph

Big Blue Links for Sunday: Women’s track and field has historic day. Kentucky finishes second overall at the NCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championships, reports the H-L. “Dezerea Bryant and Kendra Harrison both won individual titles and Kentucky’s women finished … Continue reading

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