Category Archives: UK basketball

Big Blue Links for Sunday

Big Blue Links for Sunday: UK shoulders heavy load for promise of SEC Network riches, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. Smith also reports that a month before launch major Kentucky providers are not on board with SEC Network. Brandon Ingram, … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Saturday

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Joel Embiid takes a shot at John Calipari on Twitter, reports Nation of Blue. UK golfer Sarah Harris overcomes aching back to win Marion Miley Tournament, reports Nick Gray of the Herald-Leader. H-L reports documentary … Continue reading

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So John Calipari could have coached LeBron James

So if the earlier reports were correct, John Calipari turned down a chance to coach LeBron James By now you’ve surely heard the news, broken by Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins in an as-told-to story, that LeBron James is returning home … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Friday

Big Blue Links for Friday: Ben Roberts of the Herald-Leader has updated the UK football “recruits to watch” page with 30 new extended profiles, more info and video links for a lot of the 2015 targets. Next Cats looks at who … Continue reading

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Kentucky’s history in basketball consolation games

Saturday afternoon, a humiliated Brazil will play a heartbroken Netherlands in the third-place game, or consolation game if you will, of the 2014 World Cup. You may (a) have forgotten or (b) not be old enough to know that the … Continue reading

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BBL: John Calipari’s Breakout; Florida loves Mike Summers

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Florida praises former Kentucky offensive line coach Mike Summers, reports Zach Alboverdi of the Gainesville Sun. Kentucky football signee Mike Edwards injures shoulder, reports Ben Roberts of H-L. A class of 2016 Ohio standout has … Continue reading

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BBL: John Calipari, Bud Dupree, Nerlens Noel, recruits

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Calipari leads July recruiting storylines, says Adam Zagoria of Zagsblog. Two top UK football targets commit to other SEC schools, reports Ben Roberts of Next Cats. Jen Smith of the Herald-Leader reports Kentucky football’s guarantee … Continue reading

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Karl Towns is pushing SUVs around

USA Today did a little feature on how incoming UK freshman Karl Towns has been training by pushing an SUV. In fact, Towns has a video of him doing just that on his Instagram account. Said Towns, “My trainer would … Continue reading

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Dick Vitale gets a little carried away

I love Dick Vitale. A nicer guy you will not meet. That being said, ESPN’s hyperactive college basketball analyst gets a bit carried away when he writes about Kentucky’s basketball team for 2014-15. An excerpt: This will be the most … Continue reading

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Audio: John Calipari on SEC teleconference

The SEC held its summer basketball teleconference this morning. Here is John Calipari answering questions on the teleconference.  

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