Category Archives: U of L basketball

College basketball on television: Feb. 23

Three interesting college basketball games with state ties are the tube Monday night. Let’s start with the Kentucky women, who will be attempting to snap a two-game losing streak when they travel to Ole Miss for a 7 p.m. game … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Chris Jones dismissal

You have to wonder: What in the world is going on at Louisville? For the second straight season, Rick Pitino has dismissed a key member of his basketball team. Last year, it was starting forward and rebounding machine Chane Behanan, … Continue reading

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Surprise, surprise, Louisville’s Chris Jones is back

When Rick Pitino said on the pre-game show before Louisville played Syracuse on Wednesday night that suspended guard Chris Jones might not return to the team for the rest of the season, you knew what was about to happen.

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The most amazing stat from Louisville-Virginia

The most amazing stat to come out of No. 3 Virginia’s 52-47 win over visiting Louisville on Saturday was that the Cavaliers turned over the ball just two times the entire game. With its full-court press and ball-hawking defense, Louisville has thrived off … Continue reading

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Preview: North Carolina at Louisville

After blowing a 13-point lead and the game in Chapel Hill three weeks ago, No. 10 Louisville has a chance at some payback on Saturday (4 p.m. on ESPN) when the 13th-ranked Heels visit the Yum Center. That thrilling 72-71 … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky football welcomes newcomers

Two weeks before national singing day, Kentucky football announced four early enrollees and two transfers on Wednesday. The transfers are both from Nebraska. Courtney Love is a linebacker who played in nine games last season. Greg Hart is a tight … Continue reading

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Notes on the AP college basketball poll

A few notes about the current AP college basketball poll, released Monday. – Virginia held on to its two No. 1 votes, even though Kentucky whipped both Missouri and Alabama last week. UK has 1,623 points in the poll compared to … Continue reading

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Preview links for Duke-Louisville

Duke visits Louisville at noon Saturday at the Yum Center on ESPN. Here are some preview links to get you ready: Louisville basketball readies for historic Duke matchup, reports Jeff Greer of Courier-Journal. Louisville set up to exploit Duke’s defensive … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Missouri says it won’t be intimidated

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: John Calipari says enough is enough with character building games Which Kentucky will Missouri face on Tuesday night? Missouri says it won’t be intimidated by top-ranked Cats Hot-shooting Devin Booker honored again by SEC Booker … Continue reading

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Notes from Louisville’s win over Clemson

A few notes from Louisville’s 58-52 win over visiting Clemson on Wednesday night: – Louisville matched its first-half season low of 18 points. The Cards trailed Kentucky 22-18 at the break before losing on Dec. 27 and trailed Clemson 22-18 … Continue reading

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