Posted February 07, 2012 on
The notion first popped up as the Wildcats were trouncing the Gamecocks in Columbia, and came to light at Monday's press conference when John Calipari was asked if his team had peeked too soon.
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Getting to an NCAA tournament championship game is hard. Getting to two in a row is a feat very few basketball teams have ever accomplished, especially in the one-and-done era where star freshmen take their leave for the NBA draft as soon as possible.
But its not impossible, and John Calipari knows it. At the beginning of the year, Coach Cal said of this Kentucky team, Top to bottom...
Marquis Teague's Kentucky career got off to a shaky start. But in the No. 1 Wildcats' 78-58 rout of No. 8 Florida, Teague finally looked like the point guard they need, writes Luke Winn.
by David Cassilo / @dcassilo
After three straight wins by at least 20 points, No. 1 Kentucky was supposed to finally be tested against No. 8 Florida on Tuesday night. Instead it was more of the same as the Wildcats dropped the Gators, 78-58.
As usual, Kentucky’s contributions came from all over the place. Leading the team in scoring was sophomore guard Doron Lamb, who had 18 points...
Freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 13 points and 13 rebounds and top-ranked Kentucky easily passed its toughest Southeastern Conference test to date with a 78-58 victory over No. 8 Florida on Tuesday night. The Wildcats (24-1, 10-0) have won 49 straight at home and matched their best start in league play since 2005 thanks to three freshmen starters who have jelled into a formidable...
Kentucky signed offensive lineman that Joker Phillips are big enough and talented enough to play in the SEC early in their careers.
A rumor without a leg to stand on will get around some other way. — John TudorA businessman from southern Kentucky pulled the observer aside recently and, with a straight face, asked:“I’m hearing rumors that the University of Louisville is trying to hire John Calipari away from Kentucky,” he said. “Anything to it?”The observer couldn’t believe he had heard him right...
Just how far can Kentucky soar after routing rival Florida?
Freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 13 points and 13 rebounds and top-ranked Kentucky easily passed its toughest Southeastern Conference test to date with a 78-58 victory over Florida (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 8 AP) on Tuesday night.