Tag Archives: Alex Poythress

BBL: Kentucky football’s big Yahtzee day

Big Blue Links: Kentucky football recruiting made a strong 2017 splash on Tuesday, going “Triple Yahtzee” while reeling in a pair of four-star prospects from the Toledo area. Michael Warren, a four-star running back from Toledo Central Central, committed to the … Continue reading

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Video: Alex Poythress talks about his knee rehab

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

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BBL: Counting down to UK-UCLA on Saturday

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

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BBL: ECU’s Lincoln Riley asked about Kentucky job

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

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UK basketball: Shock and sadness at the Craft Center

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

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Video: Willie-Cauley Stein on Alex Poythress injury

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

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ESPN hoops experts discuss Alex Poythress injury

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

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With Alex Poythress lost for the season, who steps up?

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

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Three takeaways as Kentucky goes to 7-0

Three takeaways from Kentucky’s 58-38 win over Providence:

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Post-game videos after Kentucky-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.

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