Posted April 12, 2012 on
With the addition of Shabazz Muhammad to UCLA's class, the Bruins now have a top three recruiting class, while John Calipari and Kentucky sit atop the rankings again.

Plaque for John Calipari’s key to Pikeville has a typo and grammatical error

Kentucky’s basketball team has gone on a tour throughout the state to celebrate the national championship they won last week. At their stop in Pikeville, coach John Calipari was awarded a key to the city. The only problem is the plaque commemorating the honor was filled with mistakes. In the second line, there is an “e” missing from “the,” and in the last line, there...

Top recruit Shabazz Muhammad chooses UCLA

The Big Blue Nation is back and bigger than ever after taking home the national championship earlier this month. Under head coach John Calipari, Kentucky has advanced to two Final Fours and became the first program to have five first round draft picks in the NBA Draft, doing so in 2010. In this years draft, Calipari says he hopes to churn out six first rounders. The Kentucky...

National Champs land Noel

John Calipari and the Kentucky fans will ask Nerlens Noel to replace Anthony Davis, and while it won't be easy, he seems up for the challenge.

Nerlens Noel, Shabazz Muhammad choose schools

ESPNU aired the college decisions for top recruits Nerlens Noel and Shabazz Muhammad on Wednesday, and this time John Calipari only landed one of the top two recruits. Noel picked Kentucky, while Muhammad went with Ben Howland and UCLA. Noel revealed his decision by shaving the UK logo onto the back of  his head. Quite the creative young mind. The fact that they didn’t feel obligated...

John Calipari takes Lemons and makes Lemonade at The University of Kentucky

“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”.  This is the kind of quote that we as Americans like to use in tough times. We tell our kids the same thing, so that they can build character. Yet when someone does just that, we ridicule them for it? If a stock broker who learned to invest stocks at the same level John Calipari recruited top high school athletes, he would be considered...

NCAA's draft deadline passing quietly in Kentucky

The NCAA's deadline for players to withdraw their names from entering the NBA draft is Tuesday. However, no announcements were expected from Kentucky, where the Wildcats have as many as five players possibly leaving early. Coach John Calipari says his Wildcats are adhering to the NBA's deadline of April 29 to decide their futures. Around the nation, the dual and dueling...

Nation’s best high school basketball player picks Kentucky in a unique way

Nerlens Noel is the number one recruit in the country and no surprise he will play his college basketball at the University of Kentucky. Once again John Calipari just reloads. Noel is just the latest one and done player to play for Calipari. Syracuse and Georgetown were also in Noel’s top three. Noel is a 6-foot-10 power forward from The Tilton School in New Hampshire...

Bobby Knight a motivational author?

Bobby Knight has certainly been in the news for doing Bobby Knight things in recent weeks.  First there was the serious matter of his not-so-hidden agenda against John Calipari and eventual national champions Kentucky.  Then, there was the whole falling asleep on-air episode during ESPN's coverage of the Final Four.  But now, The General is causing a stir for an entirely...

Kentucky lands Noel on national TV

Top prospect Nerlens Noel announced he's joining Kentucky, bolstering the Wildcats' hopes of defending their recent national championship and finishing with a fourth consecutive No. 1 recruiting class. The 6-foot-10 center from the Tilton School in New Hampshire selected the Wildcats over Syracuse and Georgetown on Wednesday night. ''I'll be taking my talents...

Podcast: College Basketball Talk's Rob Dauster puts a bow on the 2012 season and looks ahead to 2013

It’s been 10 days since Kentucky was crowned the 2012 college basketball National Champions, and it’s time to put a bow on the season. And on Thursday, Rob Dauster of joined me, to do just that. To listen to the podcast on this website, click the green box belowTo download the podcast straight from iTunes, please click hereTo subscribe to the Aaron...
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