Tag Archives: Tom Crean

BBL: Is this Kentucky basketball team overhyped?

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Bud Dupree has played his way up draft ladder, says Jennifer Smith of H-L. Tom Crean might need quick turnaround to save job, leads my notes column. Patrick Towles was in a “fog” at Missouri, … Continue reading

Posted in UK basketball, UK football, UK sports | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments

Kentucky’s last win over Florida and more notes

Some late-lunch or post-lunch notes and links: Here is the Herald-Leader’s coverage from the last time Kentucky beat Florida, which was a 10-3 win over the Gators in 1886, er, 1986. Jerry Caliborne’s Cats finished 5-5-1 that season. They followed … Continue reading

Posted in Random notes | Tagged , , , | Comments

Betting Louisville-Indiana will happen and should

You knew it was just a matter of time. From the moment that John Calipari and his good friend Tom Crean butted brains and egos over the scheduling site of one of college basketball’s greatest border rivalries — fans? who … Continue reading

Posted in College basketball | Tagged , | Comments

Indiana admits it hasn’t been able to replace UK

The upcoming 2013-14 season will be the second straight year without a Kentucky-Indiana basketball game and IU coach Tom Crean admits that the Hoosiers have yet to find a home-and-home replacement for the Wildcats. Inside the Hall’s Justin Albers reports … Continue reading

Posted in College basketball, UK basketball | Tagged , | Comments

Reactions to Indiana’s sudden and disappointing end

The fallout from Indiana’s 61-50 loss to Syracuse¬†on Thursday night in the East Region semifinals. Rick Bozich of WDRB Indiana’s two prime underclassmen, Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller, didn’t have any clearer answers for the NBA questions than they did … Continue reading

Posted in College basketball | Tagged , , , , , | Comments

Let’s not scrap the post-game handshake

In the wake of the Tom Crean dust-up with a Michigan assistant coach after Indiana’s victory over the Wolverines on Sunday, the Sporting News’ Mike DeCourcy advocates that college basketball needs to eliminate the “useless tradition” of the post-game handshake … Continue reading

Posted in College basketball | Tagged , , | Comments

Is Indiana’s Tom Crean losing it?

First, near the end of his team’s loss to Minnesota, Indiana coach Tom Crean appeared to be coaching his team on how to fake a flagrant foul. Then after his team lost on Senior Night to Ohio State, Crean had … Continue reading

Posted in College basketball | Tagged | Comments

A three-spot from the Kentucky basketball media opp

A three-spot from UK’s basketball media opportunity this morning. 1. John Calipari said that Ryan Harrow has “some sort of flu or something” and did not practice on Thursday. He said that Julius Mays was held out of practice to … Continue reading

Posted in UK basketball | Tagged , , , , | Comments

Indiana’s Tom Crean sends tweet to wrong audience

Indiana basketball coach Tom Crean apparently committed a twitter faux paus this afternoon, sending a tweet to all his followers that was intended for a recruit. @thebiglead RT @tomcrean: I am doing great. I have been thinking about you alot … Continue reading

Posted in College basketball | Tagged | Comments

BBL: All the links previewing Kentucky-Indiana

Big Blue Links for Friday: John Calipari is a big winner in dire need of a title Tough times paying off for Indiana’s Crean In loss, UK did as much wrong as Indiana did right Indiana vs. Kentucky pits head … Continue reading

Posted in UK basketball, UK hoops | Tagged , , | Comments