Posted January 14, 2013 on
Kentucky coach John Calipari admits that he hates playing zone defense, but conceded Monday that his Wildcats may have to experiment more with different approaches after being exploited in the first two SEC games.
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Not too long ago Kentucky was on top of the college basketball kingdom, riding the unibrow. Anthony Davis and company had just won the program’s first national championship since 1998 and there was a feeling of invincibility around Kentucky basketball. Then, John Calipari saw the vast bulk of his talent bolt for the NBA draft.
No problem, though.
John Calipari has built a legacy...
When the Kentucky Wildcats, college basketball’s all-time winningest program, have a legendary year like last season when they go 38-1, win a national title and lose seven key players, then come back and stock up again with so much freshman talent, everybody on the outside just expects these kids to put on the blue jersey and repeat the effort. Friends, it’s not that simple....
There are many Division-1 college basketball coaches use Twitter to praise their team and fans. They use it to market their programs, to give off the “cool” vibe to recruits and to check the 411 in the NCAA hoops world.
Of the prominent coaches that are active on Twitter are Indiana’s Tom Crean (@TomCrean); Kentucky’s John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari), Xavier’s Chris Mack...
This KentuckyScout photo gallery features several images from the Wildcats' 75-65 win over Tennessee on Tuesday night at Rupp Arena, including a big slam by Nerlens Noel to help close out the Volunteers.
It's something of a January tradition in college basketball: If you're still riding your undefeated high horse coming into conference play, be prepared to get knocked off.
In five of the past 10 Januarys, college basketball lost its final undefeated team. This January, it happened again. Last week college basketball's three remaining undefeated teams all lost in the...