Category Archives: UK basketball

Big Blue Links for Sunday

Big Blue Links for Sunday: UK softball reaches finals of the Notre Dame Regional, reports UK Athletics. Kentucky beat Ball State 5-0 on Saturday after beating Northwestern on Friday. Pitcher Kelsey Nunley was dominant for seven innings. Kentucky baseball beats … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: John Calipari extension edition

Big Blue and SEC links for Wednesday: If you missed it, Kentucky is close to a contract extension for head basketball coach John Calipari. News leaked Tuesday night, just hours after the New Orleans Pelicans fired head coach Monty Williams. … Continue reading

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Kentucky close to new deal with John Calipari

Word Tuesday night is that UK and John Calipari are close to extending the basketball coach’s current contract another year at $8 million through 2022. Calipari is scheduled to earn a $1.6 million longevity bonus on July 1. The new … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Sunday

Big Blue Links for Sunday: UK women land commitment from No. 1 junior college player, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. “Evelyn Akhator, a 6-foot-3 forward from Lagos, Nigeria, picked the Cats over Tennessee, Texas and Florida State. In her two seasons … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: John Calipari award season

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Three double plays help Kentucky past Georgia, reports Mark Maloney of the Herald-Leader. “Dorian Hairston hit a three-run shot and Ka’ai Tom added a solo blast as the Wildcats won the opener of a three-game … Continue reading

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BBL: Caleb Swanigan back on open market

Big Blue Links for Friday: Women’s teams saved Kentucky from being dominated in rivalry with Louisville, writes Mark Story of the Herald-Leader. When Bud Dupree graduates, he’ll fulfill promises to family and himself, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. Towns not … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Kentucky baseball, softball both fall

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Mistakes made the difference as UK baseball lost 5-2 to No. 2 Louisville on Wednesday night, reports Mark Maloney of the Herald-Leader.  “We had plenty of opportunity to score some runs,” UK Coach Gary Henderson … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: UK baseball faces No. 2 Louisville

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Kentucky baseball hosts No. 2 Louisville on Wednesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The Cats lost a 2-1 heartbreaker in 10 innings at U of L last week. A win over the Cardinals would certainly … Continue reading

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Report: Arizona State might be coming to Rupp next season

According to the Arizona Republic, Arizona State is in negotiations to play a basketball game at Rupp Arena against Kentucky in 2015-16. The Sun Devils are now coached by Bobby Hurley, the former Duke guard who brought Buffalo to Rupp … Continue reading

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