Tag Archives: Jay Bilas

Videos: Jay Bilas, Jay Williams talk UK-UF

The two Jays from ESPN’s College GameDay were made available to the media this afternoon at Rupp Arena as the network made preparations for Saturday morning’s show. That would be Jay Bilas and Jay Williams, both from Duke. “Are you … Continue reading

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Jay Bilas and the NCAA’s ‘lame excuses’

Just as ESPN’s College Basketball GameDay revisits our lovely corner of the world for Saturday’s Kentucky-Florida throwdown at Rupp Arena, Chicago media reporter Ed Sherman gives us a fantastic interview with the one and only Jay Bilas. The piece’s main … Continue reading

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Jay Bilas gives late-arriving Boise State a pep talk

Because of weather problems, Boise State took a bus from Chicago to Lexington, where the Broncos apparently arrived at 1:30 a.m. Well we’re here. Get some shots up at 1:30? pic.twitter.com/tv0klyCiqC — Boise State Men’s BB (@BroncoSportsMBB) December 10, 2013 … Continue reading

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Video: Jay Bilas on many aspects of John Calipari

CHICAGO — More of today’s press room interview with ESPN’s Jay Bilas. Here, Bilas talks about John Calipari, whom he calls “a great coach” and “a carnival barker.”

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Video: Jay Bilas on Kentucky-Michigan State

CHICAGO — In the press room before tonight’s Kentucky-Michigan State game, ESPN’s Jay Bilas talked about the new emphasis on enforcing the rules when playing defense and how Julius Randle, Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker compare right now.

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Yet another reason to love Jay Bilas

With regards to this, Jay Bilas tweeted the following with regards to Jim Boehim and his lovely wife (and Kentucky native) Juli: “Most idiotic suggestion of all time” wasn’t to allow athletes pay, but Jim Boeheim saying, “Juli, will you … Continue reading

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TV ratings, NCAA Tournament and Cinderellas

The debaters have taken issue with me for going against Jay Bilas’ argument that the NCAA Tournament would be a better and more popular tournament if they would only leave more Cinderellas at home and let the more deserving big … Continue reading

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Jay Bilas: Nerlens Noel one of five most “overrated”

Despite a terrific all-around effort in Saturday’s loss to Texas A&M, Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel is not where we expected him to be at this point in the season. Or at least that’s the opinion of ESPN’s Jay Bilas in an … Continue reading

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Jay Bilas criticizes NCAA, but doesn’t he always?

Spending a little transportation time in the now-dented Civic this morning, flipped on Cowherd — preferable to the programming alternative — just in time to hear Jay Bilas railing against the NCAA for its overreaching in tossing a hand grenade … Continue reading

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Rick Pitino wants Jay Bilas as Big East commissioner

In a blog post on his website, Rick Pitino makes a pitch for none other than Jay Bilas to be the next commissioner of the Big East. The U of L basketball coach, who certainly has not been shy about … Continue reading

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