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The 2013 McDonald’s All-American rosters have been announced, and 5 future ‘Cats have made the lists. 6’10” center Dakari Johnson is the only Kentucky representative on the East squad. Aaron & Andrew Harrison, James Young, and Marcus Lee are on the West squad. The ‘Cats have now set the record for the most selections from one school ever. Kentucky has the most selections with 5. North Carolina, Duke, and Florida each have 2. John Calipari has now had 15 All-Americans since becoming the head coach at Kentucky.
Kentucky targets Aaron Gordon (West) and Andrew Wiggins (East) were also selected to play. Julius Randle was left off of the rosters due to a broken foot and is still recovering from that injury. Randle is still under consideration for being selected, and the director of the McDonald’s All-American games released this statement to the Lexington Herald Leader regarding Randle:
“We are aware that following his injury earlier this season, 2013 McDonald’s All American Nominee J...
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The Nerlens Noel ACL injury is a game-changer to say the least. Noel has probably played his last games of college basketball, his final days with the Kentucky Wildcats. According to Matt Jones of Kentucky Sports Radio, he has a torn ACL. The Nerlens Noel ACL injury will now end his college basketball career and he’ll begin the recovery process for the NBA Draft. He would have...
Devastating injuries are a part of sports, but when that injury is completely preventable it’s even worse. I’m talking of course about Nerlens Noel, the Kentucky Wildcats’ superstar center who never should have been. When players become superstars in college, we never seem to question the NBA’s policy towards draft eligibility, where a player must be a year removed from his...
Witnessing All-Everything Kentucky freshman, Nerlens Noel, lying on the court, writhing in pain, was devastating for the Wildcats and college basketball fans around the country. In UK’s loss to #7 Florida on Tuesday, the 6’10” big man was injured on the ultimate hustle play, and went down in a heap after running into the basket support. [...]
The 2013 McDonald’s All Americans list will feature top ranked prep talent and Canadian-born Andrew Wiggins (Huntington Prep, W.Va.) playing alongside hometown hero and former #1 ranked player Jabari Parker (Simeon Career Academy – Chicago, Ill.). Aaron and Andrew Harrison (William B. Tavis – Richmond, Texas) mark the first set of twins since 2009 – the most recent pairs...
Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel was scheduled for an MRI on his
left knee Wednesday after X-rays were negative.
Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel will miss the rest of the season
with a torn ACL.
Kentucky announced Wednesday that MRI results revealed that Nerlens Noel has a torn ACL in his left knee and will require season-ending surgery.
In the aftermath of people suggesting South Carolina All American defensive end Jadeveon Clowney sit out this season to prevent injury, and Kentucky center Nerlens Noel tearing his ACL a few days ago, some good news has come out just in case it was worse.
Kentucky head coach John Calipari confirmed that Noel had already taken out a $10 million dollar injury insurance policy before...