Category Archives: UK basketball

Big Blue Links for Sunday

As you would expect, Sunday’s links have much to do with Kentucky’s 58-43 win at South Carolina on Saturday. The Cats are now 19-0, equaling the start of John Calipari’s first UK team back in 2009-10. There’s also some news … Continue reading

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Three more things about UK’s win at South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. — In addition to my column on UK’s chemistry, here’s three more things from Kentucky’s 58-43 win at South Carolina. 1. Kentucky’s OPR was just 12.0. OPR is offensive rebound percentage and Kentucky entered Saturday leading the nation … Continue reading

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Post-game videos from Kentucky-South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Post-game press conference videos after Kentucky’s 58-43 win at South Carolina. We have UK coach John Calipari, UK players Tyler Ulis and Devin Booker, South Carolina coach Frank Martin and South Carolina players Michael Carerra and Sindarius … Continue reading

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Liveblog: Kentucky-South Carolina basketball

Live Blog Liveblog: Kentucky-South Carolina basketball  

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Kentucky-South Carolina stats comparisons

Let’s a take a look at the stats comparisons going into Saturday’s Kentucky-South Carolina game. One thing that stands out is that despite its 1-4 conference record, South Carolina is a good defensive team. Ken Pomeroy ranks the Gamecocks 22nd … Continue reading

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Kentucky-South Carolina last 10 meetings

John Calipari lost his first trip to South Carolina’s Colonial Life Arena, and he lost his most recent visit, when he got tossed in the second half as the Cats fell 72-67 to the underdog Gamecocks. Here’s a look at the last … Continue reading

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Adolph Rupp, Wendell Ford and Colonel Sanders

Former U.S. Sen. and Kentucky Gov. Wendell Ford passed away Thursday at age 90. Our coverage contained a great picture of Adolph Rupp, Ford and Colonel Sanders. The photo was provided by the Ford family. Related link: Herald-Leader photo gallery of … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky preparing for another Saturday road trip

Most of the Friday links deal with Kentucky’s Saturday trip to play Frank Martin’s South Carolina Gamecocks. And at least some of those links deal with UK’s loss last year in Columbia. On the football front, we’re winding down toward … Continue reading

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Video: Tyler Ulis says he’s better shooter than Devin Booker

At Kentucky basketball’s media opp Thursday, Tyler Ulis talked about his defense and about shooting — saying with a big grin that he is a better shooter than his buddy Devin Booker.

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Video: John Calipari breaks down South Carolina

For you Basketball Bennies out there, John Calipari gives a strategic breakdown of what South Carolina will try to do Saturday when Kentucky faces the Gamecocks in Columbia. Calipari also joked he might get tossed again this year just so … Continue reading

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