Category Archives: UK basketball

Three-spot from Kentucky’s Final Four preview opp

Three quick things from Kentucky basketball’s media opp Tuesday previewing this weekend’s Final Four. 1. Not just happy to be there. Both Dakari Johnson and Aaron Harrison said that last year, Kentucky was just happy to be in the Final … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Indiana’s 1976 undefeated champs would welcome Kentucky into the club

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Indiana’s 1976 undefeated champs would welcome Kentucky into the club, reports Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post. “As such, the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers view the 2015 Kentucky Wildcats with refreshing perspective. They are not the … Continue reading

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Kentucky carries defensive excellence to Final Four

There’s no secret what phase of the game has staked Kentucky to a 38-0 record and a berth in this weekend’s Final Four when John Calipari’s Cats take on Wisconsin in a national semifinal. UK ranks first nationally in defensive … Continue reading

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Emailbag: Harrison haters admit their mistake

Got a couple of emails in the inbox from readers who admit they were wrong about the Harrison twins. The is from Audrey:       Last regular season, I was so frustrated with the Cats that I put most of the … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Perfection pursuit moves on to Indianapolis

Big Blue Links for Sunday: Kentucky coulda/shoulda lost, but didn’t, says Mark Bradley of the AJC. “It won because Willie Cauley-Stein blocked Jerian Grant’s 3-point try with 34 seconds remaining and ran downcourt with the fleet guard to induce an … Continue reading

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Running some numbers on UK’s win over Notre Dame

CLEVELAND — Running some numbers on Kentucky’s Midwest Regional final win over Notre Dame: – As you might expect, considering Notre Dame is the third most efficient team on offense in the nation, according to Ken Pomeroy, Notre Dame’s points … Continue reading

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John Calipari: ‘Andrew and Aaron still drive this team’

CLEVELAND — Transcript from Kentucky’s press conference after win over Notre Dame. MODERATOR: We’ll let Coach Calipari open with a statement. COACH CALIPARI: I’m really proud of the guys. All we did, we were just scratching to stay in the … Continue reading

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Three quick things as Kentucky reaches the Final Four

CLEVELAND — Three quick things from Kentucky’s 68-66 win over Notre Dame in the Midwest Region final. 1. To be honest, I thought Kentucky was beat. When Notre Dame’s Steve Vasturia coolly knocked home a three-pointer with 6:14 left and … Continue reading

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Liveblog: Kentucky-Notre Dame in NCAA Tournament

Live Blog Liveblog: Kentucky-Notre Dame in NCAA Tournament  

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Video: Kentucky-Notre Dame preview and predictions

CLEVELAND — Trey Lyles isn’t the only one with an “Old Man’s Game” when it comes to hoops. Here’s Jerry Tipton and myself talking about Saturday night’s Kentucky-Notre Dame matchup.

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