Category Archives: UK basketball

Big Blue Links: Lots of talk about UK-WVU

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Willie Cauley-Stein warns the Mountaineers, reports Jerry Tipton of Herald-Leader. ‘”It’s just like cornering an animal,’ he said Wednesday. ‘You’re hunting. The dogs corner an animal. The animal is not just going to die. It’s … Continue reading

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UK locker room videos from Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Here we have six player videos from the Kentucky locker room during interview sessions at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday. When told of the comments from West Virginia players saying they were very confident, that UK didn’t play … Continue reading

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Kentucky transcript from Midwest Regional

CLEVELAND — Transcript from Kentucky’s press conference Wednesday in advance of Thursday’s NCAA Tournament game between the Cats and West Virginia on Thursday. MODERATOR: We’ll be joined by student-athletes from Kentucky, and they have now arrived. Dakari Johnson, Marcus Lee, … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Brian Cashman’s Kentucky connection

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman relishes his Kentucky connection, reports David Waldstein of the New York Times. “Cashman acknowledges that as much as he loves basketball, he was never a great player and … Continue reading

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Ranking the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 teams

Ranking the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 teams by which has the best chance to win the national title: 1. Kentucky: The tournament’s overall No. 1 seed needs to pick it up on offense, but the Cats won each of their … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Kentucky women hit a stop sign

Big Blue Links for Monday: Dayton knocks the UK women out of NCAA Tournament, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. “‘It hurts the worst because we got beat by a team that wanted it more than we did on our … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Cleveland, here come the Cats

Big Blue Links for Sunday: My column from Kentucky’s win over Cincinnati on Saturday: “After Kentucky’s win over Hampton on Thursday, the Hampton players complimented the way the UK players respectfully conducted business. No trash talk. No chest pounding. But … Continue reading

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Running some quick numbers on Kentucky-Cincinnati

LOUISVILLE — Running some quick numbers on Kentucky-Cincinnati: – Kentucky shot 37 percent, its lowest percentage since it shot 28.1 percent in the double-overtime win at Texas A&M on January 10. – How's this for consistency? Kentucky made 20 of … Continue reading

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Video: Aaron Harrison on his technical foul

LOUISVILLE — UK’s Aaron Harrison jokes about the technical foul he picked up Saturday.

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Video: Trey Lyles after his double-double

LOUISVILLE — Kentucky freshman Trey Lyles talks to the media after scoring 11 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in the NCAA Midwest Regional win over Cincinnati.

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