Category Archives: UK sports

Big Blue Links: March 3

Big Blue Links for Monday: My column: UK basketball’s offense needs a quick fix Pat Forde: You made your bed John Calipari, now lie in it  Jennifer Smith: UK women fend off Vanderbilt 65-63 on Senior Day Photo gallery: Herald-Leader … Continue reading

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UK-MSU leads Big Blue Links for Saturday

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Mike Bonner previews today’s Kentucky-Mississippi State tilt in Starkville Tip is set for 1:47 p.m. on the SEC Network. “Mississippi State’s offense hit a near season-low Wednesday against Texas A&M. The Bulldogs went more than … Continue reading

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BBL: Allen Edwards coaches Wyoming to win

Big Blue Links for Friday: Allen Edwards coaches Wyoming to win over Air Force Alabama women stun host Kentucky 57-55 Kentucky Hoops suffers a big stumble at home Herald-Leader photo gallery from UK-Alabama women UK assistant strength coach arrested on assault charge … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for January 11

Big Blue Links for Saturday: – Vanderbilt’s Rod Odom has thrived since changing his shot. Writes Mike Organ of the Tennessean: “As the Commodores (8-5, 0-1 SEC) brace for a visit today from No. 14 Kentucky (11-3, 1-0) the 6-foot-9 … Continue reading

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NCAA Volleyball Regional today at Memorial Coliseum

An e-mailer was curious about the times for the NCAA Volleyball Regional tonight at Memorial Coliseum. The semifinals start tonight at 5, with the regional final scheduled for Saturday at 4 p.m. Here is today’s schedule: 5:00 p.m. – Michigan … Continue reading

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BBL: Picking up pieces from wild UK sports weekend

Big Blue Links for Monday: Clay: Dark clouds, silver linings for Calipari’s Cats Michigan State stops UK volleyball’s NCAA tournament run Volleyball seniors see road end in second round Kings send Hayes, Patterson to Toronto in seven-player trade Booker claims … Continue reading

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BBL: How concerning was Friday’s loss for UK men?

Big Blue Links for Sunday: My column: UK fans who made extra effort in Dallas, not happy with UK players Story: Why the griping over UK’s Commonwealth Stadium plan is misplaced UK volleyball sweeps Duquense to advance in NCAA Tournament … Continue reading

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Video: Craig Skinner on Friday’s NCAA Volleyball

Update: the matches have been postponed because of weather. The Kentucky volleyball team, the 15th seed in what is now the program's ninth consecutive NCAA Tournament, opens post-season play Friday night against Duquense at Memorial Coliseum. Michigan State (21-11) plays … Continue reading

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BBL: How they come up with Rupp Arena crowd numbers

Leading today’s Big Blue Links, Cat Scratches, the UK-produced sports blog, has an interesting post about how they come to the attendance number for basketball home games at Rupp Arena. It’s not counting people as they come through the turnstiles. … Continue reading

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BBL: Clint Hurtt takes shot at Kentucky on Facebook

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: – Louisville assistant football coach Clint Hurtt bashed Kentucky on his Facebook page, reports USA Today. He said that Kentucky doesn’t play in the SEC, it participates. – Mark Story of the Herald-Leader gives seven … Continue reading

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