Category Archives: U of L basketball

Rick Pitino: Louisville not on Kentucky’s level — yet

After Louisville whipped Indiana 94-74 Tuesday night at MSG in the Jimmy V Classic, Rick Pitino said he doesn’t think his Cards are the same level as Kentucky. Not yet, anyway. “I think Kentucky and Duke are at the highest … Continue reading

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Louisville shows why it will be hard to handle

Three things from Louisville’s 94-74 win over Indiana at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night: 1. Louisville’s go-go guards got it up the floor and scored. Terry Rozier poured in a career-high 26 points. Chris Jones added 24. Rozier had … Continue reading

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Rick Pitino on Kentucky one-and-done and platoons

ESPN’s Andy Katz talked to Louisville coach Rick Pitino about Kentucky’s one-and-done culture and John Calipari’s plan to use a platoon system.

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Louisville basketball freshman Shaqquan Aaron not yet eligible

The Courier-Journal reports that Louisville basketball freshman Shaqquan Aaron has not yet been cleared by the NCAA. Coach Rick Pitino acknowledged that during his radio show on Tuesday, and U of L sports information director Kenny Klein confirmed to the … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky football preview and basketball news

Big Blue Links for Sunday: Kentucky football can sense a tougher culture creeping in, writes Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. This story is part of our Kentucky football preview special section for 2014. Smith also has 14 things to look … Continue reading

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BBL: Today is Media Day for UK football

Big Blue Links for Friday: Today is Media Day for Kentucky football and here is the livestream link. Mitch Barnhart answers questions at 9:45 a.m., followed by Mark Stoops at 10. Radio talkers say moving UK-U of L to end … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky opens season against a Favre

Big Blue Links for Monday: Dylan Favre, with a famous name, aims for big season at UT-Martin, which opens at Kentucky, reports Patrick Magee of the Biloxi Sun-Herald. Legendary UK multi-sport athlete Wah Wah Jones dies at 88, reports Jerry … Continue reading

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BBL: John Calipari returns to find a happy sight

Got off the road, go to my office & find out I’ve got a full team doing what it does just about every night: playing pic.twitter.com/bQhunTKe4C — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) July 20, 2014 Big Blue Links for Sunday: Sidelined by … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Thursday

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Inexperience a major hurdle for Kentucky football, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Kemp, Timmons and Blue looking for a big Year 2, writes Kyle Tucker of the Courier-Journal. Banged-up Kentucky Travelers hope to outwork … Continue reading

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Wayne Blackshear: “I do not wear eyeliner”

There is something that Louisville forward Wayne Blackshear would like to clear up. He just has nice eyes. Or so he explains at the 1:56 mark.

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