Category Archives: U of L basketball

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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Three takeaways from Louisville’s win over Wake Forest

Three takeaways from Louisville’s 85-76 win at Wake Forest on Sunday night: 1. Louisville is much better when Montrezl Harrell is Montrezl Harrell. The only game this year when the power forward did not score in double digits was his … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Vince Marrow, Tony Barbee and more

Big Blue Links for Sunday: Mark Story of Herald-Leader has some football resolutions for 2015. Kentucky football scrambling to find replacement for UAB on schedule, reprots Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. UAB dropped football leaving a hole in the Cats’ 2016 … Continue reading

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BBL: Bama commit likes Tide’s chances with Damien Harris

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Kentucky women overcome slow start to win SEC opener at Alabama, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. Michigan reportedly offers UK assistant Vince Marrow a job, reports Mark Snyder of Detroit Free Press. Kentucky’s domination is … Continue reading

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BBL: Rick Pitino benches Chris Jones for flop against UK

The big news out of Louisville’s 63-48 win over Long Beach State wasn’t so much the victory but Rick Pitino benching guard Chris Jones for his flop Saturday against Kentucky when Jones faked as if he had been elbowed by … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Kentucky’s lineups don’t matter

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Ten takeaways from Kentucky-Louisville, by Mark Story of the Herald-Leader. Included is a defense of UK point guard Andrew Harrison. Basketball team posts a 3.1 grade point average, reports Jerry Tipton of Herald-Leader. It’s the … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Kentucky-Louisville roundup edition

Big Blue Links for Sunday: John Calipari has beaten Rick Pitino seven of eight times, says my column. Back when Rick Pitino was at Kentucky, you could not imagine that Rick Pitino would lose seven of eight games to another … Continue reading

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Comparing the stats: Kentucky-Louisville

LOUISVILLE — Here’s a look at the numbers before UK played Louisville on Saturday and how they compare to the actual game numbers. Related link: Kentucky shakes off scrappy LouisvilleĀ 

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