Tag Archives: Karl Towns

Big Blue Links for Wednesday

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Karl Towns named Gatorade Athlete of the Year, reports Ben Roberts of Next Cats. Kentucky football coaches grateful for head start with summer’s work, writes Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. My notes column leads with that … Continue reading

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Karl Towns is pushing SUVs around

USA Today did a little feature on how incoming UK freshman Karl Towns has been training by pushing an SUV. In fact, Towns has a video of him doing just that on his Instagram account. Said Towns, “My trainer would … Continue reading

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BBL: Rupp re-do gone wrong; Randle impresses Jazz

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Citing UK’s lack of support, Lexington mayor Jim Gray suspends Rupp Arena renovation project. Rupp will need an upgrade at some point, but now is not the time. Kentucky beats out UConn for a Top … Continue reading

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Two down, many more NBA decisions to go

James Young to the NBA was almost a dead-solid certainty. Kentucky announced Thursday afternoon that the freshman guard will put his name in the draft. The Michigan native is the first Cat to make it official. Expect Julius Randle to … Continue reading

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John Calipari spends his Sunday watching Karl Towns

John Calipari was in the stands Sunday night to watch UK signee Karl Towns, Jr. earn MVP honors of the Hoop Group Tip-off in West Orange, New Jersey, reports Zagsblog. Towns scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky football makes “statement” in Ohio

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: – Mike Dyer of the Cincinnati Enquirer writes about Kentucky football’s impressive recruiting push into Ohio. He quotes Mike Porter of ScoutingOhio.com as saying “Kentucky has made a ‘statement’ this year recruiting Ohio. There is no … Continue reading

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BBL: Picture of “Kentucky Code” leaks out

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: A fan tweeted a picture of the much-discussed “Kentucky Code” board. Is this different than the “Kentucky Effect”? Edward Aschoff writes for ESPN’s SEC blog about the recruiting surge taking place in Lexington and Knoxville. … Continue reading

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BBL: Camp reports from Virginia, plus grid news

Our Ben Roberts is all over it at the NBPA Top 100 camp in Charlottesville, Virginia. He has multiple reports on multiple prospects. Meanwhile, here it is June 15 and UK football recruiting is figuring prominently in the local news. … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Friday

Big Blue Links for Friday: Departures test UK’s depth at wide receiver Five UK football players are transferring Wide receiver DeMarcus Sweat one of the departures Three Kentucky football players travel to Ethiopia Wildcats return from trip with newfound perspective … Continue reading

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BBL: ETSU looking at Randy Sanders for head coach

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Ohio State’s Gordon Gee apologizes to UK’s Capilouto Cameron Mills sends a gift to Rick Pitino Randy Sanders a head coaching candidate at East Tennessee State Ethel McBrayer, 99-year-old UK fan, passes away Kyle Wiltjer … Continue reading

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