Category Archives: UK basketball

BBL: Counting down to UK football opener

Big Blue Links for Thursday: There’s no place to hide when you’re playing nickleback for UK, writes Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Smith has the full transcript of Mark Stoops and D.J. Eliot after Wednesday’s practice. My column says that … Continue reading

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Big Blue Bahamas rewind: Aaron Harrison

Our Big Blue Bahamas Tour review kicks back into gear with a look at the play of Aaron “Big Shot” Harrison. When last we saw the sophomore from Texas, Harrison was winning white-knuckle NCAA Tournament games with long and dramatic … Continue reading

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BBL: It’s just the beginning for Patrick Towles

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Patrick Towles is ready to let it all hang out, writes Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Towles received the starting nod at quarterback on Monday. Smith introduces us to the one special-teamer we will never … Continue reading

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Big Blue Bahamas rewind: Devin Booker

In an idea we flat-out stole from our friends at the Inside the Hall, we’re starting a player-by-player recap of Kentucky’s six game Big Blue Bahamas Tour last week. We’ll start in alphabetical order with Devin Booker. The true freshman … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Comeback quarterback

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: In case you missed it, UK football coach Mark Stoops named Patrick Towles as the team’s starting quarterback. Stoops and offensive coordinator Neal Brown said the decision wasn’t made just on fall practice, but on … Continue reading

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Charting UK’s individual stats in Bahamas

Kentucky wrapped up its Big Blue Bahamas Tour with a 5-1 record, the overworked Cats running on fumes in their 63-62 loss to Orlando Antigua and the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Here’s a look at UK’s game-by-game individual stats for … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Back home again from Bahamas

Big Blue Links for Monday: Kentucky loses 63-62 to Dominican Republic in final game of Big Blue Bahamas Tour, reports Jerry Tipton. “In six games against older and more seasoned players, Kentucky trailed in second halves for only 66 seconds. … Continue reading

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Videos: John Calipari after loss in Bahamas finale

Click here for the box scores from Kentucky’s six games on the Big Blue Bahamas Tour. Here is John Calipari’s post-game press conference after the loss. Calipari laments format. Related link: Herald-Leader photo gallery from Bahamas

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Three quick things on Kentucky’s loss in Bahamas

Three quick things from Kentucky’s 63-62 loss to the Dominican Republic in the final game of the Big Blue Bahamas Tour. 1. Running on empty. The only mistake John Calipari made on this Big Blue Bahamas Tour was scheduling too … Continue reading

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Liveblog: Kentucky vs. Dominican Republic (2)

Live Blog Liveblog: Kentucky vs. Dominican Republic (2)  

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