Category Archives: U of L basketball

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 Louisville 

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Big Blue Links: Kentucky-Louisville preview edition

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Kentucky eager for the challenge that Louisville presents, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. It’s the No. 1 Cats vs. the No. 4 Cards. Cats-Cards poised to give us something special, says my column. Kentucky’s … Continue reading

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BBL: Drawing closer to Saturday’s showdown

Big Blue Links for Christmas Eve: Joel Justus is John Calipari’s next big thing, reports Ben Roberts of the Herald-Leader. Justus is UK basketball’s director of analytics. He’s a former high school coach from Davidson, N.C. Rick Pitino was under … Continue reading

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Rick Pitino on Cats: “I’m impressed how humble they are”

LOUISVILLE — My scouting mission took me to the Yum Center on Tuesday night to write about Louisville and the fourth-ranked Cards’ 80-55 win over Reggie Theus and Cal State-Northridge in advance of Saturday’s showdown with top-ranked Kentucky. “They’re just … Continue reading

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