Tag Archives: Karl Towns

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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Diving into UK’s individual stats in Bahamas

With another day before the Kentucky basketball team returns to action for the final three games of its Big Blue Bahamas Tour, lets take a data dive into the individual stats from the first three games. We should note right … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky exceeding expectations in Bahamas

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: It may be August, but the Kentucky basketball team was clicking in its 81-58 win over a French professional team in the Bahamas on Tuesday, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader.  “Our numbers are unbelievable,” … Continue reading

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John Calipari: “Karl (Towns) is way better than I thought”

If you missed it from yesterday, 10 highlights from John Calipari’s Wednesday session with the media previewing the upcoming pre-season Bahamas tour: On any negatives with the Bahamas trip: “It just makes our season really long. Part of what we’ll … Continue reading

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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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