Category Archives: U of L basketball

Louisville No. 1, UK No. 7 in “Fan Equity” rankings

Emory University has again come out with its “Fan Equity Rankings” for college basketball and again Louisville has placed No. 1. Kentucky is seventh in the rankings, which are based on “a statistical analysis of self-reported revenue data. We create … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Tuesday

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Kentucky quarterback Maxwell Smith is still questionable going into fall camp, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Miles Simpson forced to give up football, reports Smith. Kentucky hoops legends give theories as to why state’s … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Monday

Big Blue Links for Monday: John Calipari makes four new offers to Kentucky targets, reports Ben Roberts of the Herald-Leader. UK commit and hidden lineman gem Larry Wells is sticking to his choice, reports Roberts of Next Cats. According to … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Sunday

Big Blue Links for Sunday: UK shoulders heavy load for promise of SEC Network riches, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. Smith also reports that a month before launch major Kentucky providers are not on board with SEC Network. Brandon Ingram, … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Saturday

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Joel Embiid takes a shot at John Calipari on Twitter, reports Nation of Blue. UK golfer Sarah Harris overcomes aching back to win Marion Miley Tournament, reports Nick Gray of the Herald-Leader. H-L reports documentary … Continue reading

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BBL: John Calipari’s Breakout; Florida loves Mike Summers

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Florida praises former Kentucky offensive line coach Mike Summers, reports Zach Alboverdi of the Gainesville Sun. Kentucky football signee Mike Edwards injures shoulder, reports Ben Roberts of H-L. A class of 2016 Ohio standout has … Continue reading

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BBL: Bahamas, NCAA trial, NBA Draft and more

Big Blue Links for Sunday: As you can see above, Julius Randle is working hard in anticipation of Thursday’s NBA Draft. My Sunday column is on the¬†interesting developments and testimony in the O’Bannon vs. NCAA trial. One is Big Ten … Continue reading

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Random notes for Thursday night

A few random notes: UK freshman Tyler Ulis suffered a sprained ankle in a pick-up game and has his foot in a precautionary boot. Mark Emmert stuck to the script while testifying at the O’Bannon Trial today. Former Louisville guard … Continue reading

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BBL: Rupp re-do gone wrong; Randle impresses Jazz

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Citing UK’s lack of support, Lexington mayor Jim Gray suspends Rupp Arena renovation project. Rupp will need an upgrade at some point, but now is not the time. Kentucky beats out UConn for a Top … Continue reading

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Throwback Tuesday: Rick Pitino and Hubie Brown

I know, you are supposed to do this on Throwback Thursday. But SI.com’s Andy Gray retrieved this picture from the magazine’s vault today. Knicks assistant Rick Pitino and head coach Hubie Brown talk during a 1983 preseason practice at Upsala … Continue reading

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