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Video: Willie Cauley-Stein Dressed As Santa Claus, Kentucky Basketball Sang Christmas Carols

Kentucky fans – if you didn’t get anything amazing for Christmas (or whatever holiday you celebrate), you’re in luck. Head coach John Calipari and his Wildcats have a treat for you. Wednesday night, the team, after handing out presents to families in Lexington, sang Christmas carols and celebrated with a few children in town. The best part? Willie Cauley-Stein dressed as Santa...
Via College Spun
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

UK team sings Christmas carol and gives out presents to Lexington families (VIDEO)

The Kentucky Wildcats basketball team sung a Christmas carol on Christmas Eve after handing out presents to families around Lexington. UK men’s basketball Christmas carol from WebMedley on Vimeo. ____________________________________ Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats discussion? Subscribe to our RSS feed to always be in the know. Like us on Facebook. Follow @KySportsConnect...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Relishing the Rivalry: Kentucky Wildcats vs. Louisville Cardinals

It’s that time of year again–petty bickering, a multitude of red shirts, and plenty of grandpa’s ole cough medicine. And no, I’m not talking about your family’s Christmas dinner.  Kentucky travels to Louisville to face their biggest rival. Ever since Coach Calipari took over as head coach at UK, the matchup has overtaken the UNC […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who is the best defensive basketball team in the country - Virginia or Kentucky?

In the last few days we’ve seen a couple of incredible defensive performances on the basketball court. Kentucky jumped out to a 41-7 halftime lead against a decent UCLA team, where the Bruins shot 25% for the game. Well that did it, the Wildcats were unquestionably the best defensive team in the country. That was until the next day when Virginia put up an equally impressive defensive...
Via SCACC Hoops
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Mark Stoops Is Sending Christmas Presents To Some Of Kentucky’s Former Players

Mark Stoops is Kentucky’s football coach, but to some of the Wildcats’ former players, he’s also somewhat of a Santa.  The 47-year-old coach has only been in Lexington, Ky., for two seasons, but Stoops is making sure he is connected to the Wildcats’ large group of former players.  Stoops is sending Christmas presents to some of Kentucky’s past athletes.  #shoutout to...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Edwards set to return to boost thin safety unit

The Kentucky Wildcats got good and bad news on the injury front Monday. While the Cats will be without several key contributors from this past year after undergoing offseason surgeries, Mike Edwards is healthy and working with the team after shoulder surgery prevented him form playing this year. Mark Stoops made the announcement at his […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats TV: Happy Holidays Basketball Music VIdeo

The holiday season is here and the Kentucky Wildcats have released a “Happy Holidays” video, which features some of the team’s best highlights from the season so far. ____________________________________ Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats discussion? Subscribe to our RSS feed to always be in the know. Like us on Facebook. Follow @KySportsConnect Follow @JasonB_Marcum  
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Booker Earns SEC Basketball Honors

Kentucky Wildcats freshman guard Devin Booker was named SEC Freshman of the Week after leading the Wildcats with 19 points, including a career-high-matching five 3-pointers in a rout of UCLA. Booker was 7 of 10 from the floor, which included a staggering 5 of 6 from long range. The five 3-pointers match the same output […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago to John Calipari pipeline keeps rolling along

When an elite recruit from Chicago picks Kentucky and John Calipari over John Groce and the Ilini these days, I’m like “meh, makes sense.” We’re used to it at this point. It’s not use. Likewise for anyone else who lives in the cities where Coach Cal finds his top tier talent. It’s Calipari, it’s Kentucky, what are you going to do? What would you expect? Saturday brings...
Via The Sports Bank
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats vs. UCLA Bruins Preview and Predictions

In an honest moment, UCLA coach Steve Alford might roll his eyes at Kentucky’s current dilemma heading into Saturday’s CBS Sports...
Via Athlon Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats Betting Odds: 2014-15 Season

Betting odds for the Kentucky Wildcats 2014-15 season.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Missner’s Manifesto: Dissecting Wildcats

(Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports) As I was watching the North Carolina-Kentucky game on Saturday evening after work, my mind wandered. The game was not particularly competitive. The Tar Heels showed a little early spark, but were clearly outclassed (even more so than Texas a week earlier). Even with my patented DVR method keeping me on task – it takes concentration to consistently...
Via Hoops Manifesto
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bracketology: Top seeded teams continue strong starts

Top teams once again looked strong this week. The Kentucky Wildcats looked like they would face a test in North Carolina, but hot-shooting led to another lopsided win for the top ranked team. North Carolina continues to fall down the seed line as their talented core underperforms. Utah continued their strong start to their season, beating a good BYU squad and then coming from 21...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Drake Jackson commits to Kentucky Wildcats over Ohio State and several SEC schools

The Kentucky Wildcats have gained a commitment form one of he top offensive lineman in the class of 2016. Woodford County lineman Drake Jackson announced his commitment to the Cats on Saturday evening at his Versailles home. UK was widely seen as the team to beat for Jackson as his announcement inched closer, and he stuck with the in-state Cats. Rated by 247Sports the No. 1...
Via Kentucky Recruits
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns Paid Tribute To Injured Alex Poythress With Special Shoes vs. North Carolina

Kentucky’s basketball players honored their injured teammate, Alex Poythress, with special T-shirts for Saturday afternoon’s game against North Carolina.  The No. 1-ranked Wildcats, who defeated the No. 21-ranked Tar Heels, 84-70, wore “Roar For 22” tees in honor of Poythress. The Kentucky junior forward tore his ACL at practice on Thursday and is out for the remainder of...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Has Appropriate Reaction to Nick Young Shot

Had it not gone in, that face would have made profanities. - – – – - Also see … Kobe Bryant demands trade to Kentucky Wildcats - – – – - The post VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Has Appropriate Reaction to Nick Young Shot appeared first on SportsPickle.
Via Sports Pickle
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Kentucky Guard Aaron Harrison Writes “AP” And “22″ On His Shoes To Honor Alex Poythress

Kentucky basketball players are going all-out to honor injured big man Alex Poythress, who will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. The squad is wearing “Roar for 22” shirts during warmups today, while sophomore guard Aaron Harrison is doing something more personal. Harrison wrote Poythress’ initials and number on the back of his sneakers for today’s game. ...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels at Kentucky Wildcats: Preview and Predictions

In an alternate reality, North Carolina fans had to enjoy a team in pale blue making a run at Kentucky in Rupp Arena. Alas, that game was three...
Via Athlon Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky a finalist for Marcus Lewis; Highlights of the 4-star prospect

Washington (DC) Gonzaga cornerback Marcus Lewis released his top three via Twitter Tuesday night, and the Kentucky wildcats made the cut. Kentucky, Miami and Washington State were his final three schools, which is kind of surprising, since Michigan and Florida were both heavily involved in his recruitment. @RivalsFriedman TOP SCHOOLS pic.twitter.com/J0lnzvialX — Marcus Lewis...
Via Kentucky Recruits
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Kentucky’s Coach Says Kentucky Is “The Best Defensive Team In The Modern Era Of College Basketball”

The Kentucky men’s basketball team is nine games into its season and its yet to experience a loss. Potentially more impressive, the Wildcats have allowed an opponent to score more than 60 points just once – Nov. 21 against Boston.  Sunday evening, John Calipari’s squad throttled another challenger, defeating Eastern Kentucky, 82-49.  Following the contest, the Colonels...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Malik Newman Can See Himself Playing with Kentucky’s Isaiah Briscoe

Although Kentucky has already landed one five-star point guard for 2015 in Isaiah Briscoe, the interest with fellow five-star guard Malik Newman has not waned. “I still talk to Kentucky the same before they had a commitment,” Newman told Garrett Tucker of HoopSeen.com. “So, we will see. If that’s where I fit the best, that’s where I will go.” Newman and Briscoe’s games...
Via Kentucky Recruits
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Thon Maker Visited Kentucky on Sunday; On Track to Reclassify to 2015

Five-star big man Thon Maker visited Kentucky on Sunday along with his younger brother, Matur Maker. The Makers were already in Lexington this weekend for the Bluegrass Showcase, where Thon went for 24 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks in a 72-58 Orangeville Prep win over Prime Prep. Thon is currently slotted as the No. 1 power forward and No. 2 prospect overall in 2016, according...
Via Kentucky Recruits
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville DB Gerod Holliman Ties Single Season INT Record With Late Pick Against Kentucky

Louisville has had a real ball hawk in the secondary this season in sophomore defensive back Gerod Holliman. Heading in to Saturday's game against the Kentucky Wildcats he needed two more in order to break the single season interception record. Yes, it is a tall order for any defensive back, but the Wildcats were probably going to throw a lot so... Did he break the record? @FansidedGIF...
Via FatManWriting
25 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Ashland RB Quinton Baker Decommits from Kentucky Wildcats

2016 running back Quinton Baker announced on Saturday night via Twitter that he had de-committed from the Kentucky Wildcats. After talking with my family, we have concluded that I committed too early. Nothing against UK but I need to keep my options open. — SchoolboyQ (@Qbaker5) November 29, 2014 The Ashland, KY native and son of former Kentucky running back Al Baker was in...
Via Kentucky Recruits
26 days ago  |  Discuss

When Will the #1 Ranked Kentucky Wildcats Men’s Basketball Team Lose?

  The #1 ranked NCAA Men’s Basketball team trailed lowly SUNY Buffalo 38-33 at the half on Sunday, but since then Kentucky has looked like an unstoppable force.  They went on to win 71-52 against SUNY Buffalo, and then steamrolled #5 ranked Kansas at the State Farm Champions Classic 72-40.  The platoon system seems to be highly effective, which leaves many NCAA Men’s Basketball...
Via Total Sports Blog
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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