Category Archives: UK basketball

Running the numbers on Cats-Hogs

Running the numbers on Kentucky’s 84-67 win over Arkansas: – The Razorbacks forced just nine Kentucky turnovers. UK’s turnover percentage was 13.0. Arkansas came into the game forcing opponents into turnovers on 23.3 percent of their possessions. – Kentucky shot … Continue reading

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John Calipari: “You’ve got to be willing to risk”

The post-game transcript from John Calipari after win over Arkansas: Q. What does it say about your team it seems to play its best in these big games against top-ranked opponents? COACH CALIPARI: I think they were looking forward to … Continue reading

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Three quick things from Kentucky’s impressive win

Three quick things from Kentucky’s 84-67 win over Arkansas: 1. Playing a ranked challenger made no difference. For the first time since the Louisville game on Dec. 27, Kentucky played a ranked team. It was the first game against a … Continue reading

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Liveblog: Kentucky-Arkansas basketball

Live Blog Liveblog: Kentucky-Arkansas basketball  

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Big Blue Links: Is Kentucky killing college basketball?

Big Blue Links: Rolling Stone: Is Kentucky killing college basketball? Jerry Tipton: No. 18 Arkansas a challenge Kentucky may savor Jerry Tipton: X marks several spots for Cats Bob Holt: Arkansas out to spoil Kentucky’s run Mark Maloney: Long-jump duo … Continue reading

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Kentucky-Arkansas last 10 meetings

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Video: Devin Booker says UK players focused on own play

Kentucky freshman Devin Booker talked with the media Friday heading into the Saturday showdown with Arkansas. Booker talked about shooting, about the Razorbacks and how the Cats worry more about themselves than the opponent.

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Kentucky-Arkansas stats comparisons

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Video: Trey Lyles on what it means to be an “X factor”

Kentucky freshman Trey Lyles, coming off an 18-point game at Mississippi State, talks about his play, how he was able to keep his weight up during his recent bout with strep throat, what John Calipari means when he calls the … Continue reading

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Video: Kenny Payne talks Razorbacks

Kentucky assistant coach Kenny Payne subbed for head coach John Calipari on Friday to preview Saturday’s game against 18th-ranked Arkansas. Payne talked about Arkansas’ style of play, the Hogs star Bobby Portis and how this Kentucky team has a competitive … Continue reading

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