Category Archives: UK basketball
Big Blue Links for Monday: Kentucky’s women led most of the way but lost to Tennessee 71-70 in the finals of the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. “Red, puffy eyes and failed attempts at deep … Continue reading
A look at Kentucky in the various computer rankings at the end of regular-season play: – Kentucky is No. 24 in Ken Pomeroy’s tempo-free statistical rankings. The Cats are 26th nationally in offensive efficiency and 40th in defensive efficiency. Arizona … Continue reading
Here’s a look at Kentucky’s SEC basketball win percentages since the 2000 season. Tubby Smith was the UK coach from 2000 through 2007. Billy Gillispie coached UK in 2008 and 2009. John Calipari’s record goes from 2010 through 2014.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Running some numbers from Kentucky's 84-65 loss at Florida: Florida shot 59.6 percent, the best field goal percentage by a Kentucky opponent in John Calipari's five years as head coach and the best by any opponent in … Continue reading
Here is UK coach John Calipari after the loss at Florida.
Here is UK’s Julius Randle talking to the media after the Cats’ 84-65 loss at No. 1-ranked Florida.
Update: Because of media seating, etc., I’m scrapping the liveblog for this game. I will be tweeting. Feel free to send comments and questions to @johnclayiv. Today’s Liveblog comes with a disclaimer. The media setup at Florida is different than … Continue reading
At his press conference today, John Calipari’s theme was that he doesn’t understand why people have given up on his team. Numbers back him up, said the coach, who claimed his team’s numbers compare favorably to those across the country. … Continue reading
At this morning’s UK basketball media opportunity, James Young and Willie Cauley-Stein were made available for interviews. Young, who missed 10 of 11 shots in Tuesday night’s win over Alabama, said the video revealed that he was leaning back on … Continue reading
Three quick thoughts from the UK basketball media opp previewing Saturday’s game in Gainesville. 1. Numbers. That was a John Calipari talking point. He brought up “numbers” a couple of times, saying that this team’s numbers compare favorably to his … Continue reading