Category Archives: UK basketball

Video: John Robic on Kentucky’s hot start

Here’s UK assistant John Robic at today’s basketball media opp talking about Kentucky’s 3-0 starts and previewing Saturday’s game against Boston University.

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Five late-afternoon Kentucky basketball links

Five late-afternoon Kentucky basketball links: Mike DeCourcy of the Sporting News looks for some context in this great debate over whether Kentucky could beat an NBA team. Please accept my apologies for my failing to point out Mark Titus’ piece … Continue reading

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Most in Sports Nation poll thinks UK would beat 76ers

An ESPN Sports Nation poll shows that 52 percent of respondents believe that Kentucky could beat the Philadelphia 76ers. So does Eric Bledsoe. For the record, I’m in the 48 percent.

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BBL: Everybody’s joining the “undefeated” debate

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Kentucky-Duke would be interesting post-season matchup, says my column. Bill Self thinks unbeaten season for UK plausible, reports Jerry Tipton of H-L. Bye week crucial for banged-up football Cats, reports Jennifer Smith of H-L. Janee … Continue reading

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Running some incredible numbers from Kentucky-Kansas

Running some incredible numbers on Kentucky’s smashing of Kansas: – Kentucky blocked as many shots (11) as Kansas had field goals (11). – Kentucky blocked eight shots in the first half. – Kansas manged just 11 field goals, the fewest … Continue reading

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BBL: The morning after Kentucky delivers a beatdown

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Top-ranked Cats crush Kansas, reports Jerry Tipton of Herald-Leader. UK delivers domination, says my column from Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Herald-Leader photo gallery from Kentucky-Kansas in Indianapolis. Kentucky routs Kansas, reports Rustin Dodd of Kansas City … Continue reading

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Bill Self says Kentucky was “really, really impressive”

INDIANAPOLIS — When Kansas coach Bill Self sat down at the table to do his post-game press conference and took a sip from the bottle of water waiting there for him. “I was hoping that was vodka,” he cracked. No … Continue reading

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John Calipari: “No, we’re not that good”

INDIANAPOLIS — John Calipari started his post-game press conference after UK’s 72-40 demolition of Kansas by saying, “No, we’re not that good. Next question.” But the Cats were better than good on the defensive end, limiting Kansas to 19.6 percent … Continue reading

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Kentucky elevates its game and its expectations

My column from Kentucky-Kansas: INDIANAPOLIS – After a couple of so-so starts, No. 1-ranked Kentucky knew it had to elevate its game if it wanted to make an early-season statement against Kansas in the State Farm Champions Classic at Bankers … Continue reading

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Liveblog: Kentucky-Kansas basketball

Live Blog Liveblog: Kentucky-Kansas basketball  

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