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KENTUCKY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Calipari prompts 2016 recruiting arms race

On a recent podcast, John Calipari said Kentucky's 2016 recruiting class could be its best ever. That's high praise, considering the group he just lured in for 2014 and the John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins-led class of 2009.As Grantland points out, that's in part because the class of 2016 is the best crop we've seen in a long, long time. But could Coach Cal be bluffing? As of now, four...
Via Fox Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Faces In Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats have reloaded yet again. While it felt like the Wildcats struck out this recruiting season that was far from the case. They landed three 5 star and two 4 star players. The Wildcats will have a strong inside presence due to the addition of Skal Labissiere. Skal is a 6-10 center who is native to Haiti. He is a great shot blocker that can also score on all three...

Kentucky on verge of adding four-star C Isaac Humphries

The Kentucky Wildcats may not have looked like the dominant team that they were last season following all of the departures and the incoming recruiting class, but they are about to add another huge piece to their puzzle. According to a report from Garry Parrish of CBS Sports, the Wildcats are expected to add four-star Australian big man Isaac Humphries for the 2015-16 season —...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: UK guard Tyler Ulis is not good at rapping

Kentucky guard Tyler Ulis is a pretty good basketball player, I will certainly give him that. You have to be pretty good to play for John Calipari and the Wildcats. However, Ulis proved on Sunday that basketball should always be his day job and that he shouldn’t get into the rap game. College Spun had the video of Ulis, AKA Ty Money, and teammate Isaiah Briscoe rapping along with...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari weighs in on Drake-Meek Mill beef

Hip-hop star and Kentucky Wildcats fan Drake and fellow rapper Meek Mill are feuding over the rumor that Drake has ghostwriters, and Wildcats head coach John Calipari recently weighed in. Oddly enough, as was reported by Kyle Tucker of the Courier-Journal and John Lewis of Louisville’s WDRB 41, the Hall of Famer’s response was short. Why? Well, apparently Coach Cal has no idea...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Says Skal Labissiere Will be Eligible to Play from Day One

With the recent reports that Australian big man Isaac Humphries will enroll at Kentucky this season also came speculation that Skal Labissiere’s eligibility might be in doubt. John Calipari spoke with the media briefly today and assured them that concerns about Labissiere’s eligibility were unfounded. In fact, the Kentucky was very confident when asked if […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
3 days ago  |  Discuss

4* Australian Center currently visiting UK

2016 big man Isaac Humphries is currently on a visit with Coach Cal and the Kentucky Wildcats this week. What makes the visit most interesting is that it’s entirely possible that Humphries could re-classify to the 2015 class. Humphries was recently scouted personally by Coach Calipari, according to The Cats Pause’s Chris Fischer.  From that […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats Lands 2018 Five Star Receiver Recruit

The Kentucky Wildcats pulled in a huge recruit when 2018 five star receiver Jermaine Eskridge made his college choice.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky and North Carolina Will Play An Alumni Game Featuring Current and Former Pros

What was reported earlier this month has now been confirmed: Kentucky and North Carolina will play an alumni basketball game featuring current and former pros.  The Wildcats announced today that they will host an exhibition game at Rupp Arena in early September against North Carolina.  The game will be played on Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. E.T. Tickets will go on sale on Aug. 12. Prices...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari hung with former Kentucky star Bud Dupree at Steelers camp

Life is good if you are John Calipari. You practically rule the state of Kentucky and college basketball. Year after year, you compete for national championships and on top of that you get to attend the opening week of NFL training camps. Coach Cal took some time today to hang with former Kentucky football player Bud Dupree at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. That is where the...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Makes Bold Prediction About Kentucky’s 2016 Signing Class

John Calipari is holding out hope that the 2016 signing class for the Kentucky Wildcats could be the best ever.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Stoops, Kentucky Land Three Four-Star Recruits In 2017

It was a good day for Mark Stoops and the Kentucky Wildcats football team. They got three big commitments for 2017.
Via Gamedayr
7 days 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

This Kentucky Wildcats Football Helmet Is Too Awesome

This white and chrome Kentucky Wildcats football helmet is too good.
Via Gamedayr
10 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
12 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
13 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
14 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
18 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
July 05, 2015  |  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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