Category Archives: UK basketball

Big Blue Links for April 15

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Willie Cauley-Stein is returning for his junior season at UK Two football Cats learn hard lessons from sidelines Georgia defensive back decommits from UK and picks Bama Connecticut drafts former UK star DeNesha Stallworth UK … Continue reading

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Turns out we knew the “tweak” all along

So John Calipari said Monday on CBS This Morning that the “tweak” that turned around his Kentucky basketball team in the post-season was getting Andrew Harrison to pass the basketball more. Now that’s coaching: Instructing your point guard to pass … Continue reading

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BBL: Is John Calipari ready to replace Orlando Antigua?

Big Blue Links for Monday: – UK spokesman says there are unresolved issues keeping the school from signing a Rupp Arena lease. – Possible UK basketball target and UNLV transfer commits to Iowa State. – Drew Barker’s strong Saturday scrimmage … Continue reading

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BBL: More basketball comings and goings

Big Blue Links for Friday: Connecticut has brought the most pain for Kentucky in recent years Rod Strickland will be joining Orlando Antigua’s staff at South Florida UK signees Towns and Lyles will play on national TV Saturday A Sea … Continue reading

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Kentucky basketball, year by year

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BBL: LeBron James doesn’t see John Calipari leaving UK

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: LeBron James doesn’t think Calipari will leave UK, writes Mitch Lawrence of NY Daily News. Gary Parrish of CBS Sports puts Kentucky at No. 7 in his way-too-early college basketball rankings for 2014-15.

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A few numbers from Kentucky’s loss to UConn

A few numbers from Kentucky’s loss to Connecticut in the national finals Monday night: * Kentucky was 13-of-24 from the foul line. Louisville was 13-of-23 from the foul line in its 74-69 loss to Kentucky in the Midwest Regional final … Continue reading

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Aaron Harrison: “Those shots don’t mean anything now”

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Aaron Harrison had been the man behind the big shot for Kentucky in this NCAA Tournament, winning games with his clutch shooting at the end of games. After UK’s 60-54 loss to Connecticut on Monday night in … Continue reading

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Three quick things from Kentucky’s runner-up finish

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Three quick things from Kentucky’s 60-54 loss to Connecticut in the national championship game: 1. Oh, those missed free throws. They reared their ugly head at the worst possible time. The team that had been up-and-down from … Continue reading

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John Calipari: “I needed to do a better job for these kids”

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Transcript from post-game press conference after Kentucky’s loss to Connecticut in the NCAA final. THE MODERATOR: We’re joined by Coach Calipari and student‑athletes Julius Randle and James Young. We’ll start with an opening statement from coach and … Continue reading

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