Tag Archives: Alex Poythress

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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Unlike last year, this Kentucky team ignoring hype

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.

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Big Blue Links: Back to work for Cats

On the football front, Mark Stoops takes his team back to the practice field Friday morning. UK is scheduled to possibly scrimmage again Saturday, and there is talk that that we could hear something about a starting quarterback early next week, … Continue reading

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