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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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Tyler Ulis is looking forward to Harold’s Chicken

Our very own Jerry Tipton wrote on Tyler Ulis’ on Thursday and how the Chicago guard will be going back to his hometown on Saturday when Kentucky plays UCLA at the United Center as part of the CBS Sports Classic. … Continue reading

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Video: John Calipari admits he was a little worried

After Kentucky’s 14-point win over North Carolina, John Calipari admitted he was a little worried about how his team would react to the loss of Alex Poythress to an ACL injury this week.

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John Calipari tells UK fans: No North Carolina signs

In the wake of bad publicity North Carolina has received over its academic fraud scandals, Kentucky coach John Caliapri asked UK fans to be respectful when the two teams play Saturday at Rupp Arena.

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Video: John Calipari talks Alex Poythress injury

Here are some highlights of John Calipari talking Friday about the topic of the day, losing Alex Poythress for the season to an ACL injury. Transcript of John Calipari’s Friday comments

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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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Rick Pitino: Louisville not on Kentucky’s level — yet

After Louisville whipped Indiana 94-74 Tuesday night at MSG in the Jimmy V Classic, Rick Pitino said he doesn’t think his Cards are the same level as Kentucky. Not yet, anyway. “I think Kentucky and Duke are at the highest … Continue reading

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Video: John Calipari after win over Texas

UK coach John Calipari talks about the win over Texas.

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Three quick things from UK basketball’s Texas preview

Three things from Thursday afternoon’s Kentucky basketball media opportunity previewing Friday night’s game against Texas. 1. The John Calipari-Rick Barnes lovefest During a teleconference Wednesday, Texas coach Rick Barnes went on and on with compliments about his good buddy, Kentucky … Continue reading

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Video: John Calipari on Rick Barnes

On Wednesday, Texas coach Rick Barnes said some nice things about his friend, Kentucky coach John Calipari. On Thursday, Calipari returned the favor as UK and Texas prepare to play Friday night at Rupp Arena.

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