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Kentucky Basketball Offers 2016 PF Wenyen Gabriel

Kentucky continues to widen its recruiting net for 2016. On Sunday, John Calipari and company offered 2016 power forward Wenyen Gabriel. It's been a great July. Just got an offer from Kentucky! Can't thank my teammates enough for helping me shine! #RivalsNation — WenyenGabriel™ (@WenyenGabriel) July 26, 2015 Gabriel is a 6’9″, 195 lbs. Massachusetts […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky gets new white and chrome helmets

The Kentucky Wildcats may not be known as a football school, but the football program is getting some positive attention this weekend thanks to some shiny new lids. On social media, a photo surfaced from WKYT-TV’s Steve Moss claiming the Wildcats will have a brand new helmet for the upcoming season. The helmet — which is white with a white facemask — features a chrome “UK”...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

This Kentucky Wildcats Football Helmet Is Too Awesome

This white and chrome Kentucky Wildcats football helmet is too good.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari interupts 5-star Miles Bridges while on a date

One way that college coaches can interact with possible recruits is by calling them. They can see how they are doing and make sure they are still interested. So it was not unusual when small forward Miles Bridges got a phone call from Kentucky’s head coach John Calipari, but it was unusual where he got the call. Bridges shared with MLive that he was on a date at the movies...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star Small Forward Miles Bridges Was Interrupted By Kentucky Head Coach John Calipari While On A Date

Being a five-star basketball recruit has its perks—the superhuman athleticism, free trip to college, and the likelihood of an NBA future—but privacy isn’t one of them. Miles Bridges, a five-star small forward from Huntington Prep, shared a funny anecdote with MLive about what it is like to try to be an average teenager while also being a top recruit. While on a movie date,...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Louisville Wide Receiver DeVante Parker Zings Kentucky On Twitter

Former Louisville wide receiver DeVante Parker is done terrorizing the Kentucky Wildcats on the football field, as he was drafted at No. 14 overall by the Miami Dolphins in this past year’s NFL Draft. But the former Cardinals stud, who racked up 180 receiving yards and three touchdowns against his rival in last year’s contest, isn’t done trolling them off of the field. Thursday...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari says rapper Drake still welcomed at UK

Earlier today, it was reported that the University of Kentucky had to inform the NCAA of a self-violation after hip-hop artists Drake took pictures with Kentucky’s recruits during last season’s Big Blue Madness. Kentucky ended up self-reporting Drake’s activities, which included “impermissible contact” between himself and three “potential-student-athletes.” However...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Tweets About Drake, Says He’s Still Loved and Welcomed At Kentucky

Don’t worry, Drake, you’re still loved by your favorite college basketball program.  Earlier today, it was reported that Kentucky had to self-report an NCAA violation caused by the hip-hop star, who took photos with recruits during the Wildcats’ 2014 Big Blue Madness. Kentucky issued a cease-and-desist letter to Drake, asking him to refrain from interacting with potential...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former WIldcat Devin Booker nails shot on PhunkeeDuck

The motorized, two-wheeled scooters are becoming particularly popular with athletes and celebrities — most notably the PhunkeeDuck. The latest athlete to enjoy one of those was former Kentucky Wildcats player Devin Booker. Booker was back in Lexington working out at the Wildcats facility as he roamed around the court on his device, practicing his shots. It was pretty impressive...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball: Video: Devin Booker Is Back In Lexington, Getting Some Shots Up While Riding A Two-Wheel Scooter

Former Kentucky Wildcats star Devin Booker is back in Lexington, and he’s getting in a very unique workout while at the program’s basketball facility. Booker posted a video to Twitter where he gets some shots up while riding one of the two-wheel scooters that have become very popular with athletes recently, likely because they look like hoverboards. Back in the bluegrass pic...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Releases Hype Video For Newly Renovated Commonwealth Stadium, And The Players Look Excited

With just 50 days and counting until the Kentucky Wildcats kick off their 2015 college football season, the University released a hype video for the newly renovated Commonwealth Stadium, showing players practicing inside for the first time.  The following is an excerpt from the website dedicated to informing the public on the renovations. Through a $120-million reinvention, Commonwealth...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Releases His Annual “Recruiting Manifesto” To Lure Recruits

The Kentucky Wildcats are used to cleaning up in the recruiting game because John Calipari is just that good.
Via Gamedayr
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-Star Kentucky SG Reportedly Turned Down Seven-Figure Pro Offer

This soon-to-be Kentucky Wildcats guard apparently turned down a solid offer to play pro, according to his dad.
Via Gamedayr
22 days ago  |  Discuss

4-star LB chooses Kentucky over Louisville, South Carolina

The University of Kentucky will always be known as a basketball school. However, head football coach, Mark Stoops, is out to prove to Wildcat fans that both sports can be highly successful. While you were prepping for your Independence day cookout, the Kentucky Wildcats picked up a big time recruit for the 2016 class. Kash Daniel, a hometown kid from Paintsville, KY,  chose the...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Trey Lyles girlfriend – Olivia Jester is Kentucky soccer player

Trey Lyles’ girlfriend Olivia Jester turned heads at the NBA Draft in Brooklyn on Thursday night. Jester, who is a soccer player at Kentucky, received attention when ESPN televised a shot of John Calipari after Willie Cauley-Stein was drafted. People wondered if the woman in question was Cal’s daughter or someone else, but the real...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft Report: Willie Cauley-Stein Of Kentucky

It is difficult to separate Willie Cauley-Stein as a prospect from Willie Cauley-Stein as a concept. Unlike most other prospects, it has to start defensively for Cauley-Stein as he's truly a special player with how multi-dimensional he operates on that end of the floor. Cauley-Stein is as adept defending on the perimeter as he is in the paint and that's of course an all-important...
Via RealGM - NBA
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats 2015 Preview and Prediction

There was tangible growth for Kentucky in Mark Stoops second season in Lexington. Despite a disappointing second half that still left the Wildcats...
Via Athlon Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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