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Video: UK basketball team baked brownies for John Calipari’s wife’s birthday

You know what the best way to get on your head coach’s good side is? Making his wife happy. The Kentucky basketball team certainly knows how to keep John Calipari and his wife very happy. According to SEC Country’s Alex Smith, Ellen Calipari bakes the players cakes and brownies for their birthdays throughout the year. Monday was her birthday, so before the team’s game, they...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Top-ranked 'Cats start slow, pull away late on eve of trip to UCLA

It took a while for the fans in Lexington, Ky., to find much to cheer about, but after intermission, Wildcats fans saw the team they have become accustomed to. Andy Lyons Getty ImagesLEXINGTON, Ky.Isaiah Briscoe scored 18 points, Jamal Murray added 16 and No. 1 Kentucky overcame a sluggish first half to pull away from Illinois State 75-63 on Monday night.Outhustled on both ends...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kentucky commit Malik Monk complete an off the backboard dunk

Malik Monk is part of another monster recruiting class for John Calipari. Ann Heisenfelt AP Photo/Ann HeisenfeltMalik Monk is part of the next crop of five-star recruits heading to Lexington.With his high school senior already underway at Bentonville High School in Arkansas, Monk showed off his scoring prowess with a 46-point outburst, capped by an off the backboard dunk he passed...
Via Fox Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan State stay strong in hoops Top 25 poll

John Calipari has his Wildcats holding strong in the top spot of the Top 25 poll. YardbarkerKentucky, Maryland and Michigan State held the top three spots in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, but there were plenty of changes at the bottom of the Top 25.The Wildcats (6-0) received 59 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel Monday to stay No. 1...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky fan arrested after pistol-whipping two people after loss against Louisville

This past weekend many fans across the country were hyped up at the chance to see their school defeat their rival. But like always, there are some fans that take the rivalry to another level. That is what happened in Lexington on Saturday when the Kentucky Wildcats hosted the Louisville Cardinals. When it was all said and done, he Cardinals would leave with the victory. After the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky PG Tyler Ulis is 'day-to-day' with right elbow injury

Tyler Ulis injured his right elbow in the second half of Kentucky's win over South Florida on Friday. Mark Zerof Mark Zerof-USA TODAY SportsKentucky could head into Monday night's game against Illinois State without sophomore point guard Tyler Ulis. Ulis injured his right elbow in the Wildcats' 84-63 win over South Florida in the HoopHall Miami Invitational on Friday.John Calipari...
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Quarterback Throws In The Towel In Kentucky, Transfers Out

Kentucky QB Patrick Towles announced on Sunday via social media that he’s transferring out of Kentucky. I would like to thank the University of Kentucky for giving me the opportunity to achieve my childhood dream of playing quarterback for the WildCats. The last four years have been ones that I will truly cherish for the rest of my life. Although I wish my time here in...
Via Gamedayr
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Kentucky QB Patrick Towles Announces Transfer With Heartfelt Instagram Post

Kentucky quarterback Patrick Towles, who lost his starting job late in the season, announced his intentions moments ago to transfer and play his fifth collegiate season elsewhere.  Towles did so in a very heartfelt Instagram post thanking Kentucky and its fans.    I would like to thank the University of Kentucky for giving me the opportunity to achieve my childhood dream...
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Patrick Towles Announces He Will Transfer from Kentucky

Quarterback Patrick Towles announced on Sunday via Instagram that he would be transferring from Kentucky. I would like to thank the University of Kentucky for giving me the opportunity to achieve my childhood dream of playing quarterback for the WildCats. The last four years have been ones that I will truly cherish for the rest […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
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Kentucky fan arrested for allegedly pistol whipping fan

A Kentucky Wildcats fan was arrested after Saturday’s game against Louisville outside the stadium for allegedly pistol whipping another fan. The incident occurred in the parking lot of Commonwealth Stadium following the Cardinals’ 38-24 win over the Wildcats. Three people were fighting, and 59-year-old Paul Walters allegedly hit one of the men in the head with a pistol. Scary...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Kentucky Wildcats star PG Tyler Ulis injures elbow in win

John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats are once again considered championship contenders this season, but they could have suffered a big loss. According to a report from CBS Sports on Twitter, star point guard Tyler Ulis injured his elbow in Kentucky’s win over South Florida on Friday evening. Kentucky star point guard Tyler Ulis injures elbow in win vs. South Florida. https...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why The Governor’s Cup Should Never Matter

“I’m not worried about Louisville.” Those were Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari’s words about the always contentious Battle of the Bluegrass. Despite the unlikeliness that the comments were meant as #SHOTS, believing that there is some ill-will paints a good picture of how Louisville should approach its football rivalry with the Cats. The Governor’s Cup should
Via The Cardinal Connect
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Cardinals vs. Kentucky Wildcats: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

In-state rivals take on one another on Saturday when the Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky Wildcats face of. Louisville (6-5) and Kentucky (5-6) each will be looking for the win in this one. Coverage of this game airs on the SEC Network beginning at 12:00 pm from Commonwealth Stadium. The Odds: Louisville is a 4 point favorite against Kentucky. The over/under for this game is 54...
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Kentucky Takes Over Top Spot In Latest College Basketball Polls

Last week was a good one for the Kentucky Wildcats’ mens basketball team, in particularly because of a huge win over the Duke Blue Devils in a battle of top five teams. That, in addition to last week’s top ranked team (North Carolina) losing in the final seconds to Northern Iowa, put the Wildcats at the top of the polls entering the Thanksgiving holiday. Here out the Top 25 looks...
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky basketball releases video celebrating top recruiting class

In case you didn’t realize from recent news this week, Kentucky’s 2016 recruiting class is fantastic to the point that it’s currently the No. 1 class in the country. The Wildcats have landed commitments from excellent 2016 recruits in De’Aaron Fox, Bam Adebayo, Malik Monk, Wenyen Gabriel and Sascha Killeya-Jones. Sure enough, the basketball program put out a video celebrating...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Basketball Releases Celebratory Video For Signing No. 1 Recruiting Class

Is Kentucky’s 2016 recruiting class the best ever compiled by John Calipari?  Maybe – and that’s really saying something considering the absurd amount of talent the Wildcats’ coach has signed over the years.  Kentucky’s 2016 recruiting class includes five five-star recruits – De’Aaron Fox, Malik Monk, Bam Adebayo, Wenyen Gabriel and Sacha Killeya-Jones – and is...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Star 2016 Basketball Recruit Chooses Kentucky, Angers Home State Fans

Hours after getting a huge early season win on the court against the Duke Blue Devils, the Kentucky Wildcats got maybe even a bigger win off of it when Malik Monk, a five star guard from the state of Arkansas, chose to attend school at the SEC power instead of his home state Razorbacks: — Solo (@AhmadMonk) November 18, 2015 The move was seen as somewhat...
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Malik Monk Commitment Bumps Kentucky’s Recruiting Class To No. 1

Kentucky basketball picked up a big win on the court against Duke on Tuesday night, and on Wednesday morning, John Calipari did the same on the recruiting trail. Five star guard Malik Monk made his pledge to the Wildcats moments ago, and with his commitment, Kentucky has overtaken Duke for the top recruiting class for 2016. Scout’s Evan Daniels revealed that tidbit on Twitter:...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Kentucky Wildcat Hoopster Get His Teeth Stuck In the Net After Huge Alley-Oop In Slow Motion

The defending NCAA champion Duke Blue Devils took on the Kentucky Wildcats this week in the 2015 Champions Classic. As the game went on, it was clear that the Blue Devils
Via Stack
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky releases hype video for Duke game

The Kentucky Wildcats face off against the Duke Blue Devils in a huge college basketball game to get the season going. It is a game that should be action packed and hard-fought, with both teams being viewed as top-notch contenders in the nation. Very rarely do college basketball fans get to see this kind of a premier matchup this early in the season. Tonight is going to be the tone...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Already Knows Who His Point Guard Will Be For His 2029-30 Kentucky Team

In 2029, John Calipari will be 70 years old. In all likelihood, the Kentucky men’s basketball coach will be retired. He’ll probably have added a couple more national titles to his resume by then, too.  If he is still coaching the Wildcats, though, he’s got his point guard picked out.  That player? Derrick Rose Jr., the three-year-old son of Coach Cal’s former star at Memphis...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Baksetball Lands 2016 Commitment From Five Star Recruit

The Kentucky Wildcats have started off the 2015-16 season with two convincing victories that have them feeling confident heading into a monster showdown with the Duke Blue Devils Tuesday night. Even if the Wildcats aren’t able to win the game on the court, they at least got a win off of it when it comes to their 2016 recruiting class. Bam Adebayo, a five star power forward from...
Via Gamedayr
14 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Is Close To Compiling His Best Recruiting Class Ever At Kentucky

John Calipari is the greatest recruiter in the history of college basketball, so the following statement should really impress you: the Kentucky coach is very close to compiling his greatest recruiting class ever.  The Wildcats got a commitment this morning from five-star power forward Bam Adebayo, bringing Kentucky’s commitment total in the 2016 class to four. Currently, UK has...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

UK 5-star freshman might miss team’s first games

The 2015-16 basketball season officially tips off tonight and the Kentucky Wildcats, ranked number two in the country, are looking to get back to their winning ways this year. After going 38-0 and falling to Wisconsin in the Final Four, they are looking to redeem themselves this year and their second-ranked recruiting class will be a big part of their success. However, the Wildcats...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Star 2018 Receiver Drops Top Ten Schools List

Tuesday, the world of college football recruiting struck again when the Kentucky Wildcats lost a verbal commit from their 2018 class. Jermaine Eskridge, a four star receiver (five according to some services) from Tampa, Florida decided to open his recruitment up to a new group of schools. On Wednesday, Eskridge released the list of the top ten schools he is looking at for the rest...
Via Gamedayr
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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