KENTUCKY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Harrison Twins awaiting feedback before making NBA Draft decision

  While the Kentucky Wildcats await the decisions of the Harrison twins to go pro or return to school, they are waiting to get feedback from the NBA Draft advisory committee before making any decisions. Aaron Harrison Sr, the father of Andrew and Aaron, told FOX 26 Sports that the family is still waiting for feedback from the NBA before making a decision regarding entering the...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky fan gets Willie Cauley-Stein tattoo on leg

A passionate Kentucky fan kept his promise and tattooed Willie Cauley-Stein's face on his leg.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari has ‘no idea’ if Harrison twins are declaring

Most prospects who expect to be selected in the 2014 NBA Draft have already made decisions on whether or not they will return to schools. However, two of college basketball’s most famous players, the Harrison twins, Aaron and Andrew, have not made any decision yet. It appears as though they are leaning towards declaring for the draft, but their coach, John Calipari, says he doesn’t...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: UK fan gets Willie Cauley-Stein tattoo

Earlier this week, Kentucky fan Michael Gray tweeted that he would get a Willie Cauley-Stein tattoo on his leg if the seven-foot Wildcat center returned to school for his junior season. A few hours following that tweet, Cauley-Stein announced he would, in fact, be coming back to Lexington for another season.  Gray had an appointment at a tattoo parlor this afternoon, and progress...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2015 Player Profile: SG Charles Matthews

A natural scorer on the wing, Charles Matthews is a dynamic player who can light it up from all three levels. Currently committed to John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats, Matthews is a five-star talent with the potential to crack the Top 10. Coming off a productive junior summer in which he averaged 12.4 points and knocked down 41.9 percent of his shots from deep on the EYBL...
Via In The Neutral Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Kentucky police searching for bank robbery suspect with giant 'UK' back tattoo

It's been nearly two weeks since the Kentucky Wildcats fell to the Connecticut Huskies in the national championship game. But at least one Kentucky fan is still taking the defeat pretty hard.This is because police in Ludlow, Ky. are looking for a suspect in a bank robbery whose distinguishing mark might just be the giant "I Bleed Blue" tattoo inked on his back.So, residents...
Via Bush League Chronicle
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Julius Randle’s NBA Draft stock falling?

Love him or hate, former Kentucky Wildcats great Rex Chapman has plenty of experience in the NBA as both a player and an executive. A 13-year playing career was proceeded by a brief stint as the Director of Basketball Operations with the Phoenix Suns, and he’d eventually work as the Denver Nuggets Vice President of Player Personnel. Needless to say, Chapman has plenty of experience...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Young leaving Kentucky for NBA Draft

This one always seemed automatic. Kentucky freshman James Young is one-and-done at Kentucky, opting officially on Thursday to leave school after one year and pursue an NBA career. “My time at Kentucky has been special to me, something I'll always treasure, but I feel that I'm ready to take the next step to the NBA,” Young said in a statement. “I've learned more...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Young declares for the NBA Draft

Kentucky Wildcats freshman All-Southeastern Conference selection James Young will forego his sophomore season and enter his name in this year’s NBA Draft. Young made his announcement via a release form the UK athletics department on Thursday, and he will be a remember of this year’s draft class after a memorable freshman season. “My time at Kentucky has been special to...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Walker decommits from Kentucky Wildcats

The Kentucky Wildcats are losing another 2015 commitment, as 2015 4-star safety Marcus Walker has withdrawn his pledge to UK.  Walker committed to UK in January after holding reported offers from the Florida Gators , Vanderbilt Commodores and Fiesta Bowl champion Central Florida Knights. Michigan, North Carolina, Florida State and Georgia also have show interest in him. ESPN ranks...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Lorenzen’s Response To The NCAA Permitting Unlimited Food Was Absolutely Perfect

Former Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Jared Lorenzen, whose unusual weight for a quarterback earned him the nicknames “Hefty Lefty,” “Pillsbury Throwboy” and the “Abominable Throwman,” took to Twitter on Tuesday to weigh in on the NCAA’s decision to allow schools to give unlimited amounts of food to their athletes: I'll tell u what the NCAA really lucked out that...
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Explains How Kentucky Players Are Disciplined: Talks About Rap Music, Bringing NBA Security, And Blocking Players From Women (Video)

During the Bill O’Reilly Show, Kentucky head coach John Calipari explained how Kentucky players are taken care of. The video provides fantastic insight to how a dominant basketball program handles their kids’ year in and year out. Two of the topics that were very interesting lie upon the recruiting process at Kentucky and the way the players are protected from negative temptation...
Via Blog Surface
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eight Kentucky players to be drafted this year?

The Kentucky Wildcats send a handful of players to the NBA every year under John Calipari, and this year will be no different. Power forward Julius Randle will be one of the first players off the board, and guards James Young and Andrew and Aaron Harrison all have rising draft stocks after a strong NCAA Tournament run.  ESPN NBA Insider Chad Ford was interviewed by Kyle Tucker for The...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

James Young mulls over decision; Why NBA might be smart option

For most of the 2013-14 college basketball season, most expected the Kentucky Wildcats would be losing freshman forwards Julius Randle and James Young. Randle is projected to go somewhere in the Top 5 of the 2014 NBA Draft, while Young is projected to go somewhere between pick no. 14-25. It’s hard to pass up that kind of opportunity, but Young’s family maintains that no decision...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Julius Randle: I would have chosen college over the NBA

Julius Randle is the most NBA ready of Kentucky’s neo-Fab 5 freshmen. He’s the only one of the Kentucky Wildcats starting five who could possibly be drafted top five overall in June. If UK wins it all tonight (they’re favored by three) it will only heighten the discussion of the so-called “one and done” policy/NBA Draft minimum age rule. Since John Calipari has a de facto...
Via The Sports Bank
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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