Category Archives: UK basketball

BBL: More basketball comings and goings

Big Blue Links for Friday: Connecticut has brought the most pain for Kentucky in recent years Rod Strickland will be joining Orlando Antigua’s staff at South Florida UK signees Towns and Lyles will play on national TV Saturday A Sea … Continue reading

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Kentucky basketball, year by year

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BBL: LeBron James doesn’t see John Calipari leaving UK

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: LeBron James doesn’t think Calipari will leave UK, writes Mitch Lawrence of NY Daily News. Gary Parrish of CBS Sports puts Kentucky at No. 7 in his way-too-early college basketball rankings for 2014-15.

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A few numbers from Kentucky’s loss to UConn

A few numbers from Kentucky’s loss to Connecticut in the national finals Monday night: * Kentucky was 13-of-24 from the foul line. Louisville was 13-of-23 from the foul line in its 74-69 loss to Kentucky in the Midwest Regional final … Continue reading

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Aaron Harrison: “Those shots don’t mean anything now”

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Aaron Harrison had been the man behind the big shot for Kentucky in this NCAA Tournament, winning games with his clutch shooting at the end of games. After UK’s 60-54 loss to Connecticut on Monday night in … Continue reading

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Three quick things from Kentucky’s runner-up finish

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Three quick things from Kentucky’s 60-54 loss to Connecticut in the national championship game: 1. Oh, those missed free throws. They reared their ugly head at the worst possible time. The team that had been up-and-down from … Continue reading

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John Calipari: “I needed to do a better job for these kids”

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Transcript from post-game press conference after Kentucky’s loss to Connecticut in the NCAA final. THE MODERATOR: We’re joined by Coach Calipari and student‑athletes Julius Randle and James Young. We’ll start with an opening statement from coach and … Continue reading

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NCAA Final Liveblog: Kentucky-Connecticut

ARLINGTON, Tex. — This is it: the NCAA Tournament Championship Game, Monday night between No. 8 seed Kentucky and No. 7 seed Connecticut at AT&T Stadium. Tipoff is set for 9:09 p.m. on CBS. We will be live-blogging, of course. … Continue reading

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Video: Kentucky-Connecticut preview and predictions

ARLINGTON, Tex. — If you missed it from earlier, Mark Story and yours truly sat down to preview and predict Monday night’s title game, which is fast approaching, by the way.

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Kentucky-Connecticut stats comparisons

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Time for our final look at stats comparisons, this time for the biggest game of the season: Kentucky-Connecticut. As for a Kentucky advantage, you guessed it, the glass. Kentucky is outrebounding opponents by 9.7 per game, compared … Continue reading

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