Category Archives: UK basketball

BBL: Football season drawing closer and closer

Big Blue Links for Friday: Mark Stoops made his initial reputation coaching defensive backs, especially at Miami, before becoming a defensive coordinator under his brother Mark at Arizona. Since becoming the head coach at Kentucky, Stoops has tried to improve … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky football upbeat about 2015

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Mark Stoops happy with progress, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader from SEC Media Days. “We’ve worked extremely hard to make Kentucky relevant in the SEC East,” Stoops told a large media contingent at The Wynfrey … Continue reading

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BBL: Report says UK contacts Austin Nichols

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Kentucky contacts Memphis transfer Austin Nichols. Virginia reportedly the favorite to land Nichols. Several walk-ons have left the Kentucky football program. Kentucky running backs are abuzz with potential. Analyst says John Calipari loves prospect Rawle … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Every minute counts

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Former Kentucky soccer star Arin Gilliland wants a shot at national team. Every minute counts in Commonwealth Stadium renovation. Freshmen play prominent roles on Kentucky football depth chart. UK quarterback target commits to Penn State. … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Duke halfway to a package deal?

Big Blue Links for Monday: UK defensive tackle Melvin Lewis has made a complete metamorphosis, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Lewis has gone from being a big kid and not a very good player, according to his coaches, to being … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Lots of July basketball news

Big Blue Links for Sunday: John Pelphrey and Travis Ford revisited their roots Saturday night at the Kentucky Basketball Hall of Fame in Elizabethtown. I columnized from the State Theater where 16 new inductees were celebrated leading up to the … Continue reading

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A night at the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame

ELIZABETHTOWN — I made the trip to E-town on Saturday night for the induction of the 2015 centennial class, the fourth, for the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame at the State Theater. Among the inductees were former Kentucky … Continue reading

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BBL: Willie Cauley-Stein calls his debut ‘decent’

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BBL: Recruiting, NBA Summer League updates

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The Peach Jam calls for a recruiting database

Home to college coaches, recruiting gurus, star gazers, autograph seekers, media marauders and high-profile basketball recruits, the 2015 Nike Peach Jam is underway. You should follow our own Ben Roberts of Next Cats, who is in North Augusta, S.C., reporting on … Continue reading

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