Posted October 29, 2012 on
Kentucky coach Joker Phillips discusses preparation for this week's SEC East matchup against Vanderbilt at his weekly Monday press luncheon.
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky coach Joker Phillips has tried to maintain a sense of humor during what has been a difficult season and mounting questions about his job status.
"I was coming over here today, and I got in the car, and my seat was hot," he said. "And I looked up, and I had hit the seat warmer."
Questions regarding Phillips' future and Kentucky...
Kentucky has fired football coach Joker Phillips, a day after an embarrassing loss to Vanderbilt.
Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart announced Phillips' dismissal Sunday in an open letter on the athletic department's web site.
The Wildcats lost their eighth straight game on Saturday, a 40-0 home loss to Vanderbilt. It was their worst loss to the Commodores in 96 years.
Missouri football’s sports information department made a bit of a blunder on their game notes for Saturday’s Missouri-Kentucky game, but it may have been clairvoyant.
The Tigers’ notes called Kentucky coach Joker Phillips “Joke,” in what we’re assuming was a simple spelling typo rather than a slight aimed at the Wildcats coach.
Either way, Kentucky played like a joke...
It’s getting late in the season, so the any coach not winning has to be looking over his shoulder.
We all know how much money football coaches make these days so the expectations are always high. This list could be much longer than 10, but in fairness we won’t include Arkansas’ John L. Smith since he was pretty much on this list the day he was brought in as a hired gun.
With Andrew Wiggins reclassing to 2013, Kentucky head coach John Calipari now needs to close the deal on his most important recruiting battle. Landing Andrew Wiggins is now the No. 1 goal.
But that doesn't mean he doesn't have time for other pursuits. Why? Because he's John Calipari, and John Calipari owns social media.
So he's turned his attention to another...
The Kentucky staff continues to prepare freshman quarterback duo Jalen Whitlow and Patrick Towles for split duty on Saturday against Vanderbilt.
Kentucky lost six players from last year's national championship team and is again projected to be title contender this season.
Yes, Wildcats coach John Calipari signed another talented freshman class.
The high expectations remain after the Wildcats won their eighth title behind freshmen Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Marquis Teague. All were first-round NBA draft...
Kentucky coach John Calipari is mixing and matching his personnel as the Wildcats prepare for the upcoming season, trying to find the best lineup combinations.
After winning a National Championship, providing the top NBA Draft pick and securing another promising recruiting class, the expectations at the University of Kentucky are astronomical. Kristen Ledlow talks to Coach John Calipari at SEC Basketball Media Day in Birmingham, Alabama.