Tag Archives: Alex Poythress
NASHVILLE — In the Kentucky locker room after the Cats’ 64-49 win over Florida in the first round of the SEC Tournament, junior Alex Poythress talked for the first time about his torn ACL and the rehab process he has … Continue reading
Big Blue Links for Friday: John Calipari says UCLA’s lack of depth could actually work to the Bruins’ advantage, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. Calipari said his three best teams played six or seven players. Those teams were his … Continue reading
Big Blue Links for Monday: Bench bails out UK women in 71-55 win over Belmont, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. “We just don’t seem to really try to play our best,” UK coach Matthew Mitchell said. “It just seems like … Continue reading
A couple of thoughts from John Calipari’s press conference Friday concerning both Alex Poythress’s season-ending ACL injury and Saturday’s game with North Carolina. 1. Feeling down. You could tell it talking to Poythress’s friend and teammate Willie Cauley-Stein. You could … Continue reading
Here’s Willie Cauley-Stein on the injury to his friend and teammate Alex Poythress. Cauley-Stein talks about how the injury happened, that the team didn’t think it was that serious at first, and what Poythress did to help his roommate when … Continue reading
ESPN’s basketball gurus weigh in on the Alex Poythress lost-for-the-season injury news. A sample of comments: Jeff Goodman on the impact of the injury: It’s all about the intangibles with Poythress. He wasn’t a vocal guy, but he is the … Continue reading
Three quick things on the news that Alex Poythress is out for the season after tearing his ACL in Thursday’s practice. 1. It’s a tough, tough break for the junior from Clarksville, Tenn., who was averaging 5.5 points and 3.8 … Continue reading
Three takeaways from Kentucky’s 58-38 win over Providence:
Post-game videos of UK coach John Calipari, Providence coach Ed Cooley, plus UK players Willie Cauley-Stein, Andrew Harrison and Alex Poythress after the Cats’ 20-point win over Providence.
For the official opening of the Kentucky basketball season, the first Kentucky basketball official media opportunity was held this afternoon at the Joe Craft Center.