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John Calipari calls Andrew Harrison “Andrew Wiggins”; Fans throw bottles at him (VIDEO)

Andrew Harrison had a great night for the Kentucky Wildcats Thursday night, but he’s still no Andrew Wiggins.   After the freudian slip, Cal bailed on the ESPN interview after fans supposedly threw bottles on the court.  Those bottles better not touch Cal’s hair. ____________________________________ Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats discussion? Subscribe to our RSS...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Missouri's Keanau Post destroys Kentucky’s Devin Booker With the Block of the Season

Missouri was not expected to be a big challenge for the Kentucky Wildcats and they really were not one. Yes, there were some good moments for the Tigers, but in the end the Wildcats won 69-53. However, the talk is not going to be about the Wildcats keeping their winning streak alive.No, it is going to be about one play during the first half when Keanau Post destroyed Devin Booker...
Via FatManWriting
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky sweeps Missouri in foul-fest; Final box score

It was ugly throughout, and the Kentucky Wildcats were clearly not on their ‘A’ game, but they did just enough to pick up the win over Missouri. In a game in which 54 fouls were called, the Cats were able to get a 69-53 win to give UK the season sweep of the Tigers. Though […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wildcats seek 20th victory over Crimson Tide

The #1 Kentucky Wildcats (19-0) will look to defend home court on Saturday night against the Alabama Crimson Tide (13-6). John Calipari’s squad currently sports an undefeated record and is the overwhelming favorite to win the tournament this year. Moreover, the Wildcats feature some of the most prolific players in college basketball: the Harrison twins, Devin Booker, and Willie...
Via Big Blue Digest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Briscoe named to McDonald’s All-American Game

The Kentucky Wildcats will once again be represented in the McDonald’s All-American game. Isaiah Briscoe is the lone Wildcat in this year’s game on the East squad, it was announced on the ESPNU McDonald’s All-American show.  Briscoe, a 6-foot-3 guard from Newark, N.J., won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2014 FIBA Americans U18 […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David and Andrew Dowell flipping from Kentucky to Michigan State

Two of the biggest recruits in the Kentucky Wildcats’ 2015 cclass are no longer committed to UK. David and Andrew Dowell are flipping from Kentucky to Michigan State, according to recruiting analyst Bill Greene. Andrew and David Dowell have de-committed from Kentucky. Will go to Michigan State per their father. #MSU — Bill Greene (@BillBankGreene) […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DaVon Hamilton flips from Kentucky Wildcats to Ohio State Buckeyes

The Kentucky Wildcats have lost Pickerington (Ohio) Central defensive tackle DaVon Hamilton to Ohio State, according to multiple media reports. Hamilton committed to Kentucky not long after their season ended, but the Cats were unable to hold on to him heading into National Signing Day. The 6-foot-3, 285-pound Hamilton was recruited by ace Ohio recruiter Vince […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky continues to win in a variety of ways

Send to Kindle Credit: UK Athletics The dynamics of No. 1 Kentucky keep being almost surreal in the different ways this team has to win.  When the call comes, they hit answer and then the Wildcats’ voice comes over loud and clear.  Such was the case in Saturday’s win over a stubborn and staggering South Carolina team that had three of four SEC losses by four, three, and...
Via College Chalktalk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kentucky Has Received A Commitment From A 6-foot-9 Forward From New Zealand

John Calipari’s recruiting ability has an international reach.  According to a report by Scout.com’s Evan Daniels, Kentucky has received a commitment from Tai Wynyard, a post prospect from New Zealand. Wynyard, a 6-foot-9 forward, is a member of the 2016 class. He recently made a trip to the United States and visited Kentucky, Villanova and Texas.  According to multiple sources...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats part of formula for making people care about pre-March college hoops

The Kentucky Wildcats are college hoops’ biggest brand (sorry Duke, you know it’s true). If John Calipari keeps the pipeline of McDonald’s All-Americans coming every year, and coaches them into more national championships, they could become to college basketball what Notre Dame, Nebraska and Oklahoma were in the 1970s. Unfortunately, people outside of the four states of Kentucky...
Via The Sports Bank
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Tyler Ulis hits Willie Cauley-Stein for Kentucky alley-oop

Great dribble penetration by Ulis to get by two defenders and then draw the defense to him before he hits Cauley-Stein for a well timed oop….. #SCTop10 alley-oop slam by @THEwillieCS15! http://t.co/dT12KUFbaf — Kentucky Wildcats™ (@UKSportsZone) January 21, 2015
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

PICTURE: Kentucky’s New Logo is Pretty Lame

Not sure why, but I bet a sports logo was supposed to go there. – – – – – (photo via @CheifMcGoo) Also see … Kobe Bryant demands trade to Kentucky Wildcats Want to see a logoed college basketball team play? Get cheap tickets here: The post PICTURE: Kentucky’s New Logo is Pretty Lame appeared first on SportsPickle.
Via Sports Pickle
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Emailer: My Friend Thinks He Met John Calipari In Chicago This Weekend

  I just got this email from Brian. Follow along: So I thought this was hilarious and after laughing about it with dozens of my friends, I figured there will be other readers that will get a kick out of this and have a laugh at our buddy’s expense…. On Saturday I randomly get texted pictures from a friend who I don’t talk to all that often.  As you can see from the 1st...
Via Busted Coverage
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s Bahamas Trip Cost a Crap Load of Money

John Calipari badly wanted to give his youngsters some valuable experience by scheduling a foreign exhibition tour prior to the 2014-15 season and while he was able to do so in the Bahamas, the price tag was astronomical. The Wildcats planned an 8-night trip the Bahamas to face the Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic national Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

New CBB Polls: Kentucky No Longer Unanimous No. 1

Wake Up Cal! The Kentucky Wildcats may still be one of just two undefeated teams left in college basketball, but this past week, the Wildcats had to survive overtime games against two conference foes – Ole Miss and Texas A&M – to stay unblemished. As a result, UK is no longer the unanimous No. 1 ranked team in the country in either poll. Virginia, the only other unbeaten...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Anthony Davis Guarantees Kentucky Will Win The National Championship This Season

Anthony Davis could still be playing for Kentucky. The NBA star would be a senior for the Wildcats this season if he’d opted to remain in school.  If the 6-foot-10 MVP candidate was still a member of John Calipari’s squad, they’d certainly be this season’s champions.  Kentucky, 15-0 and ranked No. 1 in the country, should be just fine without him. Davis thinks so, too....
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas Bryant Watch: Don’t Buy Into Kentucky and Kansas’ Late Pitches on the 5-Star Phenom

Just when we thought he was down to three schools and close to a decision, prized, Syracuse basketball recruit, center Thomas Bryant, has opened the door for two of college basketball’s national powerhouses to slide into the discussion. The five-star Huntington Prep product Bryant dropped 33 points and muscled down 14 rebounds in front of Kentucky head coach John Calipari, Saturday...
Via Orange Fizz
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Commit Will Take An Official Visit To Louisville

Photo: 247 SportsUnfortunately, with football recruiting verbal commitments mean very little. At the most, it just means a recruit is particularly fond of the program he verbals to. Almost all recruits continue to take visits and speak with other programs until national signing day. Louisville has a handful of commitments from the 2015 class that are visiting elsewhere. Hopefully...
Via The Cardinal Connect
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Released An Awesome “Just Go Ball” Hype Video In Anticipation Of SEC Play

For the Kentucky men’s basketball team, the non-conference season presented very few challenges. The Wildcats went 15-0, winning every game by at least 10 points.  John Calipari’s squad begins conference play Tuesday evening, as the No. 1-ranked Wildcats are set to host Ole Miss (9-4) at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. The game is set to tip off at 7 p.m. E.T. and will be televised...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

A Louisville Professor Believes The NCAA Should Ban Kentucky Basketball’s “Corrupt” Defense

Twitter/@KentuckyMBB It is too early to anoint this year’s Kentucky Wildcats as one of the best college basketball teams ever, but it is hard to deny that the team’s defense is unbelievable. One Louisville professor takes that belief to the next level—he thinks the NCAA should ban the “smothering, corrupt” defense that held his Cardinals to 50 points and a paltry 25.9...
Via College Spun
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky-Louisville, Big Blue Edition: Wildcats survive tough battle but face some questions

With all of the talk about Kentucky running the table, the Wildcats survived their toughest battle of the season in the KFC Yum! Center against previously unbeaten Louisville. With the victory 58-50 victory Saturday, Kentucky answered several questions. However, a few more were raised as well. Questions Answered: Let’s start with the answered questions first: Can Kentucky run the...
Via The Student Section
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

College Basketball Flopping: Is it Becoming an Epidemic?

This afternoon I was watching the top five matchup between the Kentucky Wildcats and Louisville Cardinals. A couple of minutes into the second half, Kentucky center Dakari Johnson started swinging his elbows after a rebound and committed what initially appeared to be a flagrant foul in some eyes. However, after a closer look, it turned out [&hellip No visits yet The post College...
Via No Coast Bias
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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