Category Archives: UK basketball
After making just 12 of 25 free throws in Kentucky’s first five games, Dakari Johnson made his first seven on Tuesday night against Texas-Arlington. The sophomore finished 12-of-14 from the foul line, both career-highs. What was the difference? At today’s … Continue reading
Big Blue Links for Friday: Illinois women upset Kentucky 77-71 in the Paradise Jam, reports Herald-Leader. Matthew Mitchell’s team fell behind 17-5 and never recovered, losing for the first time this season. UK plays Oklahoma today. John Calipari’s Cats showed … Continue reading
Big Blue Links for Friday: Kentucky football is looking to dial up pressure on Louisville’s freshman quarterback, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. U of L’s Reggie Bonnafon replaced Will Gardner, out with a knee injury. Devin Booker is getting … Continue reading
Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Kentucky nearly gets another 50-point win, beating Texas-Arlington 92-44 at Rupp Arena, reports Jerry Tipton of Herald-Leader. Kentucky’s offense is just starting to catch up to its scary-good defense, says my column. Herald-Leader photo gallery … Continue reading
Running the numbers on Kentucky’s 92-44 win over Texas-Arlington at Rupp: – Kentucky’s 55-12 halftime lead tied for the second-largest margin in school history. The national champion 1996 team led LSU 86-42 at the half on January 16, 1996. UK … Continue reading
Kentucky freshman Karl-Anthony Towns talks to the media after scoring 13 points and grabbing 11 rebounds against Texas-Arlington.
After the 92-44 win over Texas-Arlington, UK freshman Trey Lyles says he is having more fun that he thought he would have. He also says the defense is helping the offense. He also said he is looking forward to playing … Continue reading
Kentucky’s Devin Booker says he hasn’t changed anything about his shot after the freshman scored 19 poitns in win over Texas-Arlington. Booker made seven of eight shots, including five of six from three-point range.
Transcript of John Calipari’s press conference after win over Texas-Arlington: Q. Talk about the way you feel Andrew (Harrison) played tonight and has basically played all season, basically compare back to this time last year. JOHN CALIPARI: It was funny, … Continue reading