Category Archives: UK basketball

John Calipari: ‘We may never platoon again’

With Kentucky unexpectedly losing out on some top previously undecided recruits of late, one of the most discussed topics is whether the platoon system used last season hurt the Cats in recruiting. John Calipari doesn’t address that subject directly, but … Continue reading

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BBL: Name changes; recruiting rankings; Florida job

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Willie Trill Cauley-Stein’s name change is official, reports Hannah Scheller of the Herald-Leader. Kentucky reaches out to possible 2015 basketball recruit, reports Ben Roberts of NextCats. LaGerald Vick drawing interest from UK and others, reports … Continue reading

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BBL: Florida avoids sweep with win over UK baseball

Big Blue Links for Monday: Florida avoids baseball sweep with win over Kentucky, reports Adam West of Gainesville Sun. Mike Phillips, one of Kentucky’s ‘twin towers,’ dies at home, reports Jerry Tipton of Herald-Leader. Luring big man Harry Giles might … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky baseball shuts out Florida

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Kentucky baseball hands Florida its first shutout of season, reports Gainesville Sun. Cats past, present and future collide in Lexington, reports Ben Roberts of Herald-Leader. Herald-Leader photo gallery from EYBL Event in Lexington. Kentucky target … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky basketball looking forward

Big Blue Links for Friday: With Alex Poythress coming back and Marcus Lee stepping up, John Calipari likes where his Cats will be next season, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. Calipari accepted the Rupp Cup on Thursday. “We have … Continue reading

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BBL: Two big days coming for Bud Dupree

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Bud Dupree focused on more than the NFL Draft, reports the H-L. “Kentucky’s Bud Dupree, projected to be a first-round NFL Draft pick, will achieve a longtime goal when his name is called in Chicago … Continue reading

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BBL: Anthony Davis ready for another shot at Warriors

Big Blue Links for Monday: Kentucky football gets a commitment from a three-star quarterback, reports Ben Roberts of the Herald-Leader. “Three-star quarterback Gunnar Hoak committed to the University of Kentucky during a visit to the school Sunday afternoon. Hoak — … Continue reading

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BBL: Cheick Diallo takes top honors at Jordan Brand

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Eight ex-Cats are in play as the NBA playoffs get started Saturday, reports ExCats. Arizona State may now have a shot at Thon Maker, reports NextCats. Bobby Hurley has added an assistant in Tempe who … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Mississippi State’s shirt fiasco

Up close view pic.twitter.com/RxlsTBqBvs — Michael Bonner (@MikeBBonner) April 16, 2015 Big Blue Links for Friday: Mississippi State takes a black eye over baseball warm-ups, reports the Clarion-Ledger. Supplied by Adidas, the jerseys had a hidden message that read “F–k … Continue reading

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BBL: WHAS dropping sports talk radio show

Big Blue Links for Thursday: John Calipari is moving fast on juco guard Mychal Mulder Virginia Tech is also apparently recruiting Mulder Ben Roberts of NextCats breaks down Calipari’s efforts to reload Mark Stoops seems more comfortable at conclusion of … Continue reading

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