Tag Archives: Rick Pitino

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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BBL: ECU’s Lincoln Riley asked about Kentucky job

Big Blue Links for Monday: Bench bails out UK women in 71-55 win over Belmont, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. “We just don’t seem to really try to play our best,” UK coach Matthew Mitchell said. “It just seems like … 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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BBL: Writer says Texas has horses to play with UK

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John Calipari references Rick Pitino on post-game show

On his post-game radio show, John Calipari apparently talked about fan criticism, even joking that some Kentucky fans want Rick Pitino back.

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Rick Pitino on Kentucky one-and-done and platoons

ESPN’s Andy Katz talked to Louisville coach Rick Pitino about Kentucky’s one-and-done culture and John Calipari’s plan to use a platoon system.

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Louisville basketball freshman Shaqquan Aaron not yet eligible

The Courier-Journal reports that Louisville basketball freshman Shaqquan Aaron has not yet been cleared by the NCAA. Coach Rick Pitino acknowledged that during his radio show on Tuesday, and U of L sports information director Kenny Klein confirmed to the … Continue reading

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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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