Category Archives: UK hoops

BBL: Freshmen look to play early role for Kentucky football

Big Blue Links for Friday: C.J. Conrad has Jacob Tamme on his mind, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Kentucky’s true freshman tight end wants to follow in the footsteps of the former UK tight end who has carved out … Continue reading

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BBL: New coordinators and new bands

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Shannon Dawson isn’t alone. There are 14 new offensive or defensive coordinators in the SEC this season, says my Thursday column. Auburn’s hire of defensive coordinator Will Muschamp was big news. So was John Chavis … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Friday

Jamal Murray continues to impress. Melvin Lewis’ story gets more publicity. Makalya Epps gets an object lesson. Maurice Clarett shares his story. Big Blue Links for Friday:

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BBL: UK news plus Bob Stoops, Steve Spurrier, Nick Saban

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: My notes column says Kentucky football is going to need some run-stoppers in 2015. Five 1,000-yard rushers from 2014 face UK this season. Henry Clay’s Davonte Robinson is attracting big-time attention, but he’s all-in with … Continue reading

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BBL: John Calipari asks ‘Who’s next?’

After the holiday weekend, John Calipari penned another one of his recruiting manifesto points for his website. Kash Daniel predicts better days to come for Kentucky football. The Harrison twins are trying to beat the odds. A look at the college … Continue reading

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BBL: More NBA Draft workout updates

Big Blue Links for Monday: Kentucky’s Harrison twins are trying to raise their draft stock through workouts, reports Ben Roberts of the Herald-Leader. Aaron Harrison works out for the Utah Jazz, reports Salt Lake Tribune. “Even so, Aaron Harrison will … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for June 2

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: John Calipari says the 30-second shot clock is not going to have an impact on the game. He may be right. I still think it’s a step in the right direction. That’s five less seconds … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Sunday

Big Blue Links for Sunday: UK women land commitment from No. 1 junior college player, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. “Evelyn Akhator, a 6-foot-3 forward from Lagos, Nigeria, picked the Cats over Tennessee, Texas and Florida State. In her two seasons … Continue reading

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BBL: Caleb Swanigan back on open market

Big Blue Links for Friday: Women’s teams saved Kentucky from being dominated in rivalry with Louisville, writes Mark Story of the Herald-Leader. When Bud Dupree graduates, he’ll fulfill promises to family and himself, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. Towns not … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Kentucky baseball, softball both fall

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Mistakes made the difference as UK baseball lost 5-2 to No. 2 Louisville on Wednesday night, reports Mark Maloney of the Herald-Leader.  “We had plenty of opportunity to score some runs,” UK Coach Gary Henderson … Continue reading

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