Category Archives: UK basketball

Coach K says Anthony Davis is his “main guy”

After Team USA camp practice today, coach Mike Krzyzewski had high praise for former UK center Anthony Davis. Coach K on USA's big-man rotation after Griffin & Love withdrew: "“Our main guy is Anthony Davis. (We will) see who else … Continue reading

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Report: UK coaches spent $450,000 in chartered air travel

If you missed it on Sunday, Kyle Tucker of the Courier-Journal had an interesting story outlining how UK head basketball coach John Calipari and UK football coach Mark Stoops used charter jets to the tune of $450,000 to go recruiting last … 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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Report: Kentucky will play South Florida in 2015

Jeff Goodman of ESPN is reporting that Kentucky will play South Florida as part of a Hall of Fame doubleheader in Miami early in the 2015-16 season. South Florida’s head coach Orlando Antigua was an assistant under John Calipari at … Continue reading

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LeBron James’ son and AAU team tour UK

The Miami City Ballers, which includes LeBron James, Jr., son of LeBron James, is in town for an AAU basketball tournament at Kentucky Basketball Academy this weekend. The team’s coach has been posting pictures on his Instagram account of the … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Friday

Big Blue Links for Friday: UK target Jaylen Brown comes to the defense of Big Blue, reports Ben Roberts of the Herald-Leader. Malik Newman and Diamond Stone could be a blockbuster package deal, reports Roberts of Next Cats. Kentucky football … 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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Big Blue Links for Wednesday

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Karl Towns named Gatorade Athlete of the Year, reports Ben Roberts of Next Cats. Kentucky football coaches grateful for head start with summer’s work, writes Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. My notes column leads with that … Continue reading

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John Calipari and Drake together again

Drake recently denied he was a bandwagon fan, saying that Kentucky and Toronto Raptors are still at the top of the list. This afternoon, UK coach John Calipari tweeted a picture of the two having dinner. The pre- @ESPYS party. … Continue reading

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