Tag Archives: Rick Pitino

BBL: Televised practice and shoe companies

Big Blue Links for Friday: ESPN jumped at opportunity to televise Kentucky basketball practice, reports Jerry Tipton of Herald-Leader. Calipari makes sure recruits are watching, reports Tipton. Dominique Hawkins confident he fits, reports Tipton. Kentucky football now boasting one of … Continue reading

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BBL: Ohio State zeroes in on Damien Harris

Big Blue Links for Saturday: UK, Ohio State among finalists for Damien Harris, reports H-L’s Ben Roberts. Harris is Ohio State’s top 2015 target, says Al Wasserman of Plain-Dealer. Alex Montgomery, Jeff Badet battling injuries, reports Jennifer Smith of H-L. Mark … Continue reading

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BBL: John Calipari returns to find a happy sight

Got off the road, go to my office & find out I’ve got a full team doing what it does just about every night: playing pic.twitter.com/bQhunTKe4C — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) July 20, 2014 Big Blue Links for Sunday: Sidelined by … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Thursday

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Inexperience a major hurdle for Kentucky football, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Kemp, Timmons and Blue looking for a big Year 2, writes Kyle Tucker of the Courier-Journal. Banged-up Kentucky Travelers hope to outwork … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Tuesday

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Kentucky quarterback Maxwell Smith is still questionable going into fall camp, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Miles Simpson forced to give up football, reports Smith. Kentucky hoops legends give theories as to why state’s … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Sunday

Big Blue Links for Sunday: UK shoulders heavy load for promise of SEC Network riches, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. Smith also reports that a month before launch major Kentucky providers are not on board with SEC Network. Brandon Ingram, … Continue reading

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BBL: John Calipari’s Breakout; Florida loves Mike Summers

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Florida praises former Kentucky offensive line coach Mike Summers, reports Zach Alboverdi of the Gainesville Sun. Kentucky football signee Mike Edwards injures shoulder, reports Ben Roberts of H-L. A class of 2016 Ohio standout has … Continue reading

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Throwback Tuesday: Rick Pitino and Hubie Brown

I know, you are supposed to do this on Throwback Thursday. But SI.com’s Andy Gray retrieved this picture from the magazine’s vault today. Knicks assistant Rick Pitino and head coach Hubie Brown talk during a 1983 preseason practice at Upsala … Continue reading

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Rick Pitino and John Calipari together again

INDIANAPOLIS — Two coaches with a long history in the back hall of Lucas Oil Stadium. Never know what you might see in Lucas Oil hallways. pic.twitter.com/pypNun7Apg — Jody Demling (@jdemling) March 27, 2014 Related link: Herald-Leader photo gallery of … Continue reading

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Rick Pitino’s perfect Sweet 16 record

In an update of a post we did at pretty much the same time last season, Louisville coach Rick Pitino enters Friday night’s NCAA Tournament Midwest Region semifinal game against Oregon Kentucky with a perfect 10-0 11-0 record in Sweet 16 matchups.

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