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A new coach always injects optimism into a program. It's the nature of the beast, like buying a new car or a new house: you only see the good things. But that enthusiasm is exponentially greater in Lexington, because Mark Stoops is exponentially more exciting and excitable than any coach Kentucky has had in some time.
With a solid signing day under his belt (including four JUCO commitments) the Wildcats are fired up and ready to turn the corner. If energy and a positive outlook will get the job done, Stoops is already well on his way.
2012 Record: 2-10 (0-8 SEC)
Spring Schedule: The Blue-White game will held on April 13 in Commonwealth Stadium at 7:00 p.m. Showing a new-media savvy that his predecessor never had, Stoops announced the game on Twitter and wrote, "Let's fill CWS for the first of many times in 2013."
Last Year: Two in-state losses in the first three weeks set the negative tone early in 2012. After falling to Louisville 34-14, the Cats suffered an...
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The next phase of the recruitment of young basketball superstar Andrew Wiggins begins this week when Wiggins takes an official visit to Kentucky.
Though Wiggins plans to go through all of his scheduled visits and said as recently as two weeks ago that he's given very little thought to his recruitment or where he'll end up, not many will or should be surprised if Kentucky...
Back in 1996, the Kentucky Wildcats had not won a national championship since Joe B. Hall lead them there in 1978. A guy by the name of Rick Pitino took over the Kentucky job in 1989, and began forming a contender from the very beginning. In 1993, the ‘Cats made the Final Four. Three years later, they were back in the Final Four and taking on a John Calipari led UMass team. After...
The Kentucky Derby Festival will host some of the top basketball recruits in the country for the 40th annual Derby Festival Basketball Classic presented by papajohns.com and Fifth Third Bank on Friday, April 19, 2013. The roster includes three McDonald’s All-Americans, as well as Louisville Cardinals signees Anton Gill and Akoy Agau, Kentucky Wildcats signee Derek Willis and [...]
For Kentucky recruiting, the 2013 class is pretty much set in stone. John Calipari may be looking to add a few in state prospects, and they are still in the mix for three big recruits in the class. The crown jewel of them all, Andrew Wiggins is taking an official visit to Kentucky on Wednesday to watch the ‘Cats take on Mississippi State. Wiggins has trimmed his list down to Florida...
Check out this awesome video of all the new Kentucky Wildcats coming in for next year.
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These guys may have to make another one of these when Kentucky adds to this dynamite class. #BestClassEver?
Kentucky’s uplifting overtime victory over Missouri is the rearview mirror now, and John Calipari doesn’t want the Wildcats taking a peek as they play host to struggling Mississippi State on Wednesday at Rupp Arena.
A pair of big performances against Vanderbilt and Missouri helped Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein earn Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week honors, the league announced Monday.
Before Nerlens Noel tore his ACL against Florida, he reeled off 4 strait weeks of being named SEC Freshman of the Week. Willie Cauley-Stein has stepped up for the ‘Cats, and now earns the same award for the 2nd time this year. Cauley-Stein came up huge in games against Vanderbilt, and in an OT thriller vs. Missouri. WCS racked up 27 points, 19 rebounds, 10 blocks, and shot 11-17...