Category Archives: U of L basketball

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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BBL: Out to prove the doubters wrong

Big Blue Links for Thursday include more news about NBA Draft workouts by former Kentucky players, some UK football recruiting news, a Makayla Epps update and a look ahead to the College World Series, which starts this weekend.

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Rick Pitino signs deal taking him up to age 73

Louisville has extended basketball coach Rick Pitino’s contract, the school announced Tuesday. The coach has agreed to a new deal through the end of the 2025-26 season. Pitino would be 73 years old at that time. The coach will make … Continue reading

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BBL: Quarterback questions in early June

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Patrick Towles has leg up in the quarterbacks race, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. Stoops also praises play of Drew Barker, reports Smith. A lot could change for Cats and Cards between now and Governor’s … Continue reading

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BBL: Service trip reflections and other news

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Mychal Mulder “fits the program,” reports Ben Roberts of the Herald-Leader. The junior college transfer signed with Kentucky basketball on Tuesday. Kentucky football offers a scholarship to a four-star quarterback in the class of 2017, … Continue reading

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