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KENTUCKY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Scholarship ban will keep Syracuse from getting UK recruit Thomas Bryant, per report

It looks like the sanctions Syracuse was handed by the NCAA could actually affect the Kentucky Wildcats. John O’Brien of Syracuse.com reports that 2015 five-star big man Thomas Bryant may not end up with the Cuse because of the scholarshaip reduction that was part of the NCAA’s punishment for infactions commited over the past decade. […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Releases Hype Video For Regular Season Finale vs. Florida

The Kentucky Wildcats, now 30-0, are just one victory away from posting an undefeated regular season. Saturday, the team will play its final contest of the 2014-2015 slate before heading off to the SEC Tournament. The Wildcats’ opponent, Florida, will be looking to post its biggest victory of the season. Ahead of the tilt, Kentucky has released a short pump-up video for fans. As...
Via College Spun
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Willie Cauley-Stein thought UK might lose at Georgia

During Friday’s media opportunity, Kentucky junior Willie Cauley-Stein admitted that Tuesday’s game with Georgia was the first time he thought the Cats might lose. He also addresses other topics.
Via John Clay's Sidelines
3 hours ago

Kentucky releases new pump-up video for Florida game

The Kentucky Wildcats are set to host the Florida Gators with a shot at a perfect regular season on the line. The guys at Kentucky Wildcats TV have put out a new pump-up video to get fans hyped for the big game:   ____________________________________ Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats discussion? Subscribe to our RSS […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Sam Malone talks Senior Day

Kentucky’s Sam Malone, who will be honored at Senior Day on Saturday, talks about his time at Kentucky and the personality of this UK team.
Via John Clay's Sidelines
7 hours ago

‘No way it’s Kentucky’ regarding Malik Newman, per report; LSU surging

It looks as though the tide has turned with Malik Newman and the Kentucky Wildcats. 24/7 Sports national recruiting analyst Jerry Meyer told the Lexington Herald-Leader that he’s hearing Newman likely is not going to Kentucky to play college basketball, but could opt to play at LSU instead: “Malik has a really strong relationship with the […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s Near-Upset Earns Strong Numbers on ESPN

The near end of the Kentucky Wildcats’ undefeated run generated strong numbers for ESPN. Tuesday’s Kentucky/Georgia college basketball game drew 2.8 million viewers on ESPN, up 102% from Alabama/Kentucky last year (1.4M) and up 21% from Ohio State/Indiana in 2013 (2.3M). The Wildcats’ comeback victory earned the fifth-largest audience of the season on the ESPN [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Leads NCAA In Efficiency Differential At +32.6

When Kentucky won the national championship in 2012 with a team built around Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Terrence Jones, they finished the season with an efficiency differential of +24.8. The Wildcats scored 114.4 points per 100 possessions while giving up just 89.5. Kentucky lost just two games that season (Indiana and Vanderbilt). This season, John Calipari's team...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boomer and Carton talk Kentucky and if they need to lose; ‘That’s Crap’

The Kentucky Wildcats remain undefeated this season with a 30-0 record after defeating the Georgia Bulldogs 72-64. CBS Sports’ Boomer and Carton talked about the Wildcats’ pursuit of perfection. Even after UK’s narrow loss in which it appeared the pressure of being undefeated was finally weighing on them, Esiason still doesn’t believe these Cats need to lose a […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Calipari: Kentucky Will Approach SEC Tournament with “Sense of Urgency”

To say that John Calipari has in the past been disenchanted with the SEC Tournament would likely be an understatement. Following Kentucky’s win over Georgia on Tuesday, Calipari mentioned that he was ready for the regular season to be over with. When asked if he would also be willing to fast forward through the SEC […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Odds on Kentucky to Win Championship are Getting Ridiculous

The Kentucky Wildcats are good and everyone knows it. But the Wildcats are starting to get into some rather rarified territory, as they continue to win and leave teams near them in the standings in the dust. Kentucky has now won 27 straight games, and are just four games from getting through the regular season Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Calipari: We Could Have $3 Billion In Created Wealth For Our Players Within Six Years

John Calipari has created a great pipeline at Kentucky to send players to the NBA while achieving success within the college game. “Recruiting is 24/7 but what recruits kids are results. We’ve had 19 players drafted here in the last five years, we’ll probably have six or seven off this team," said Calipari. "We had three guys in the All Star game this past year. The results...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Megan Calipari After UK’s Win Over Arkansas: “You win some, you..never mind.”

No. 1 Kentucky moved to 29-0 today with an 84-67 thumping of No. 18 Arkansas. The Wildcats are thoroughly dominating their competition on a nightly basis, and everyone knows it. Head coach John Calipari’s daughter Megan, who is pretty active on social media, had some fun with Kentucky’s unblemished record after today’s game. You win some, you.. never mind. #Kentucky — Megan...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein With the "Child Please" Block of the Day

Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein is one of the best big men in college basketball today and will likely make some NBA team very happy in the near future. That time will not come soon enough for Arkansas forward Alandise Harris though. The senior for the Razorbacks was absolutely embarrassed by Stein during the first half of Saturday's contest.Not so much by the block, but by the way...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas Releases “All Streaks Are Meant To Be Broken” Hype Video Ahead Of Kentucky Game

The Kentucky Wildcats, at 27-0, are just three games away from posting an undefeated regular season. The most difficult opponent left on their schedule is no doubt the Arkansas Razorbacks, who are ranked No. 18 in the country. The two are set to do battle Saturday, and the Razorbacks apparently want to remind the Wildcats of one fact – streaks are “meant to be broken.” Arkansas...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The OG College Hoops Top 10 – February 24

Another week, another instance of the Kentucky Wildcats holding the top spot in the Otto’s Grove College Hoops top 10 rankings. Kentucky is still unbeaten, and that’s clearly not going to change barring a monumental, historic upset before the NCAA Tournament, meaning this iteration of the Wildcats is a serious contender to threaten Indiana’s status […]
Via Otto's Grove
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Kentucky G Doron Lamb Says His 2012 Kentucky Team Would Beat This Year’s “By 10 Or 12″

You can add Doron Lamb to the list of former Kentucky players who think their squad would defeat this year’s undefeated edition of the Wildcats.  A little more than a week after Anthony Davis said his 2012 national champion Kentucky team would “destroy” this season’s team, Davis’ former teammate, Lamb, has made a slightly more modest prediction.  The Westchester Knicks...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky going undefeated is a big deal

The Kentucky Wildcats have turned out to be pretty good at hurling a basketball toward the general direction of a hoop this season. They have also managed to be even better at stopping their opponents from doing that same exact thing. All this is not incredibly surprising considering John Calipari lands — approximately — eleventy-billion tippy-top recruits each year. Good times...
Via The Student Section
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Mississippi State Calls For Blackout Against 27-0 Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats have won all 27 of their games this season, and many believe that they have what it takes to finish the year undefeated at 40-0. That being said, they’re certainly going to continue to get every team’s best shot down the stretch. That starts this Wednesday at Mississippi State, which has just announced it will be hosting a “blackout” for the occasion...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Tyler Ulis throws behind-the-back pass for Cauley-Stein dunk!

If you thought the Kentucky Wildcats couldn’t get any more ridiculous (in a good way), you thought wrong. Check out this play by Tyler Ulis setting up Willie Cauley-Stein for another highlight dunk… Tyler Ulis with an incredible behind-the-back pass to set up a Willie Cauley-Stein dunk. http://t.co/rGkuAoUPd6 UK leads, 98-64. #AUBvsUK — ESPN College BBall (@ESPNCBB) February...
Via The Student Section
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kentucky's Devin Booker Checks on Tennessee Cheerleader He Bowled Over After the Game on Twitter

Everything continued to go right for the Kentucky Wildcats Tuesday night when they faced off with Tennessee. What was a close game at the half (35-31) ended up being a blow out in the end (66-48) giving the team win No. 26, the best start the program has ever seen. However, all was not good during the game.At one point in the game Devin Booker went up for a shot, was fouled pretty...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Vols Cheerleader Gets Decimated By Kentucky Wildcat Player

The Kentucky Wildcats didn’t go down against Tennessee Tuesday night, but a Vols cheerleader did. Watch in horror as freshman guard Devin Booker absolutely obliterates a female Vols cheerleader’s legs. We’re surprised this doesn’t happen more often, but we’re also glad that it doesn’t. Yikes.   h/t: Barstool Sports  (Visited 2 times, 3 visits today) The post Tennessee...
Via No Coast Bias
16 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Pregnant Kentucky Fan Paints Belly to Look Like Basketball

It is a very good time to be a fan of the Kentucky Wildcats right now. The No. 1 team in the nation has been challenged only a few times, and there does not appear to be anyone that can stop them this season. So if you are a fan be proud and enjoy it. There is no telling how long it will last!One fan is definitely enjoying it while she can. This photo is making the rounds on Twitter...
Via FatManWriting
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Overview: Close Scrapes Against Florida And LSU Will Help, Not Hurt

Yes, Kentucky demolished South Carolina on Saturday, as John Calipari asked for — and received — a blowout in Rupp Arena, something his team had not been doing with relentless regularity this season. However, while some of Big Blue Nation may have been sweating recent close wins against LSU and Florida (not to mention wins in prior weeks against Vanderbilt, Ole Miss, and Texas...
Via The Student Section
19 days ago  |  Discuss

March Madness Odds: Undefeated Kentucky Wildcats Heavy Favorites

The Kentucky Wildcats enter the final month of the college hoops regular season as both the nation’s only undefeated squad and strong 6/5 favorites to emerge as 2015 national champions at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. However, while much of the betting focus has been on the Wildcats and their 24-0 record, a number of teams that started the season with long odds now appear...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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