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Photo: A Kentucky Fan In Louisville Has A Giant “38-1″ Sticker On Their SUV

Kentucky did not take home the 2015 National Championship, but finishing a season 38-1 is nothing to scoff at. One Kentucky fan in Louisville is so happy with the season that John Calipari’s club turned in, that they put a giant sticker commemorating it on their SUV. As you can imagine, local Cards fans are not huge fans. @Drew_Deener @CardChronicle @JaredStillman how pathetic...
Via College Spun
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Malik Newman explains picking Mississippi State over Kentucky

At one point in his recruitment, Malik Newman looked like he was destined for Lexington to play for the Kentucky Wildcats. Things changed though as his recruitment wore on. Between UK getting Isaiah Briscoe, Missipi State hiring Ben Howland and a number of other factors, Newman ultimately wound up picking Mississippi State. In his most […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats assists to make $1.44 million

The Kentucky Wildcats assistants have to be happy that they are a part of the team’s coaching staff. When it comes to pay, the Wildcats assistants are some of the highest paid staff members in the country. According to the university, the assistants will make a combined $1.44 million next season. Kenny Payne, the team’s leading recruiter, has the most lucrative deal out of the...
Via Campus Sports Net
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Kenny Payne and John Robic get new deals with Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats are giving new deals out to all of their coaches. After John Calipari signed a new deal last week, assitant coaches John Robic, Kenny Payne and Tony Barbee have also gotten new deals, according to Jon Hale of the Cats Pause: Returning assistants John Robic and Kenny Payne signed new contracts, which were […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
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Aaron Harrison and Trey Lyles interview with DraftExpress (video)

The NBA Draft is inching closer, and two former Kentucky Wildcats hoping to hear their names called are Trey Lyles and Aaron Harrison. During the NBA Combine, the guys at DraftExpress caught up with Lyles and Aaron to talk about preparing for the draft, reaching their NBA dreams and more.   ____________________________________ Want to continue […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
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NBA Gametime piece on Karl-Anthony Towns’ rise (video)

Karl-Anthony Towns is poised to become the latest John Calipari-coached big man to take the NBA by storm. NBA Gametime did a nice piece on Towns rise from St. Joseph High School to Kentucky Wildcats star, and eventually a top three NBA Draft pick:   ____________________________________ Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats discussion? Subscribe to […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: 3 Kentucky Football Players Have Spent The Week Building And Repairing Homes, Feeding Families In Ethiopia

While many of us are looking forward to relaxing during this long weekend, three Kentucky football players—Austin MacGinnis, Marcus McWilson, and Alex Montgomery—are in Ethiopia helping feed families, play with children, and preparing homes for the rainy season. Photographer Nikki McLaughlin has been with the players all week, and wrote about their amazing work on the program’s...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari’s Daughter Is Not Happy With His Critics

It’s not easy being the head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats. Just ask John Calipari. Calipari took to his Twitter account to express his goal of this past season. It wasn’t a national championship but to have eight of his players drafted. I hate to drive you traditionalists crazy, but I'll say it again: our goal at the beginning of the season was to have eight players drafted...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari’s Daughter Blasts People Criticizing Her Dad For Saying Kentucky’s Goal Wasn’t To Win National Title

Like father, like daughter.  Earlier today, John Calipari went on a Twitter rant directed at the people criticizing him for saying Kentucky’s goal this past season was to get eight players drafted, not win a national title.  Calipari’s daughter, Erin, has now gone on a Twitter rant of her own on the same subject.  People getting mad because @UKCoachCalipari says his goal...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Goes On Twitter Rant Following Criticism For Saying Kentucky’s Goal Was To Get 8 Players Drafted

On Wednesday, John Calipari rubbed some people the wrong way when he said Kentucky’s goal this past season was to get eight players drafted, not win the national championship.  Calipari, 56, is as big of a players-first coach as there is in sports, so his comments weren’t really that surprising. But, at the same time, it’s not surprising that people were upset with his statement...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats Top 3.0 GPA Across All Sports

The goals of the 15 by 15 by 15 Plan might have already been met, but the Wildcats aren’t slowing down in the classroom. For the sixth semester in a row and seventh time in eight semesters, University of Kentucky athletes have combined to achieve a 3.0 department-wide grade-point average. Scholarship Wildcats had a cumulative […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari: Our goal in 2015 was not to win a championship

Kentucky fell short of expectations last season by not winning a national championship, but fortunately the Wildcats’ head coach is a master spin doctor in addition to being an expert recruiter. According to John Calipari, Kentucky is still working toward its goal, which is to have eight players drafted by NBA teams this year. “Last...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Says Kentucky’s Goal Was To Get 8 Players Drafted, Not Win A National Title

No one in college basketball seems to practice a players-first mentality more than John Calipari. The Kentucky coach further expressed that mentality while speaking at Alltech’s Rebelation closing session in Rupp Arena this morning.  Talking in front of a crowd full of business-types, the 56-year-old coach spoke about the Wildcats’ goal for the 2014-15 season. That goal: to...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Harrison says he’s best player in 2015 NBA Draft

Kentucky Wildcats star Andrew Harrison was one of many NBA prospects working out at this week’s NBA Scouting Combine and he wasted no time showing confidence in himself. When speaking to the media following the first day of workouts, Harrison proclaimed himself the best player in this year’s draft class. The guard then went on to compare himself to the likes of Chris Paul and...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Harrison twins buy their mom a BMW

Former Kentucky Wildcats standouts Aaron and Andrew Harrison are currently preparing for the NBA Draft. While both players will need to wait until June to learn where they will begin their professional careers, they are getting a head start on getting some gifts for their parents. On Instagram, Aaron Harrison showed a photo of his mother with a new BMW that was provided as a gift...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky unveils new football field design

The Kentucky Wildcats recently got a new basketball court and now they are getting a new look on the gridiron. Kentucky’s new field features a blue checkerboard endzone and the new Wildcats logo at the 50-yard-line. Check it out below: The field features our new UK logo and blue checkerboard end zones, which many of you suggested through BBN First.
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky fan has ’40 and Oh Well’ John Calipari tattoo

One die-hard Kentucky basketball fan was not about to let his team’s disappointing loss in the 2015 Final Four spoil his tattoo party. According to Kentucky Sports Radio, a Wildcats fan named Cory Eaves got the tattoo you see above after Kentucky lost to Wisconsin to finish its season 38-1. One would think the ink...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Willie Cauley-Stein changes his middle name to ‘Trill’

Willie Cauley-Stein is officially trill. And we mean that literally and figuratively. The former Kentucky center was born Willie Durmond Cauley Jr. but goes by Cauley-Stein to honor his mother, Marlene Stein. He went to the Probate Division of the Fayette District Court to legally change his last name to Cauley-Stein last week and decided...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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