Category Archives: UK basketball

New York Times writes Dominique Hawkins profile

Marc Tracy of the New York Times went to Richmond to write an in-depth feature on UK sophomore Dominique Hawkins, an in-state hero who doesn’t get much playing time for the undefeated Cats. An excerpt: If he is called upon … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky women advance; Senior Day approaches

Big Blue Links for Friday: Kentucky women top Vanderbilt 67-61, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. The Cats will now play Mississippi State in a quarterfinal game of the SEC women’s tournament in Nashville. Tipoff is scheduled for 9:30 p.m. on … Continue reading

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Doug Gottlieb on CBS crew for Kentucky-Florida

CBS says┬áIan Eagle and Doug Gottlieb will handle broadcast duties when the network telecasts Kentucky-Florida at 2 p.m. Saturday from Rupp Arena. At 30-0, Kentucky is attempting to become the fourth team since 1975-76 ┬ánational champion Indiana to finish the … Continue reading

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It doesn’t matter if Kentucky shoots a lower percentage

Tuesday night down at star-studded Athens marked the sixth time this season in which a Kentucky opponent has shot a higher field goal percentage than the Cats. Only there’s the thing: Kentucky has won all six of those games. Compare … Continue reading

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Kentucky individual player notes

Karl-Anthony Towns is on a roll. Devin Booker’s aim is a bit off. Tyler Ulis doesn’t turn the ball over. Dakari Johnson is hitting the glass. Marcus Lee made a nice contribution at Georgia. As Kentucky prepares for Florida, a … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for a snowy Thursday

Big Blue Links for Thursday: My notes column for Thursday leads with the fact SEC teams have played Kentucky much closer than the marquee names that were on UK’s non-conference schedule list. As the Kentucky women prepare to play in … Continue reading

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Three more things from UK’s rally at Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. — My column done, here’s three more things from Kentucky’s 72-64 win at Georgia: 1. Doing it when it counts. When Georgia’s Yante Miten tipped in his own miss with 9:14 left, Kentucky trailed 56-47. When Georgia’s Marcus … Continue reading

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Liveblog: Kentucky-Georgia basketball

Live Blog Liveblog: Kentucky-Georgia basketball  

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Kentucky-Georgia stats comparisons

When breaking down the stats comparisons, Kentucky shoots better than Georgia, defends better than Georgia, is pretty much even in three-pointers, forces more turnovers, blocks more shots. Georgia does have an advantage at the free throw line. Not in making … Continue reading

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Three things from Kentucky’s Georgia (road) preview

Three things from Monday’s Kentucky basketball media opportunity, previewing Tuesday night’s game at Georgia. 1. Georgia is an NCAA Tournament team. That’s what John Calipari called the 19-9 Bulldogs. “They’re an NCAA Tournament team we’re playing on the road,” the … Continue reading

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