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KENTUCKY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kentucky Wildcats are unanimous pick to win SEC

Kentucky was predicted to win the 2015 SEC men’s basketball championship in voting by a select panel of both SEC and national media members. The Wildcats, who are the overall preseason favorite for the 10th time since the 1998-99 season, tallied all 20 first-place votes. Preseason Media Poll               […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball Is Here (video)

The college basketball season is upon us, and Kentucky Wildcats TV has made a new highlight reel to get fans pumped for the return of Kentucky basketball.   . Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats discussion? Then be sure to check out the KSC Forums Subscribe to our RSS feed to always be in the know. Like […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Releases Dramatic Highlights From “Big Blue Madness”

For the first time in a while, Kentucky fans may not be ready for football season to end, but basketball is right around the corner. UK hosted Big Blue Madness on Friday night, and Drake’s air balls and missed layups were not the only highlights from the event. Kentucky Wildcats TV put together a very dramatic highlight reel from the night’s scrimmage, featuring the many exciting...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Blakeney sets up visit with Kentucky Wildcats

Five-star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney will have his official visit with the Kentucky Wildcats on Nov. 1, according to Scout.com analyst Evan Daniels. After backing off his pledge to Louisville a little over a month ago, the five-star guard has his list down to a working number and is starting to take visits. Blakeney told […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

SEC Network to air Kentucky Blue – White Scrimmage and 2 Exhibition Games

The SEC Network will televise the annual Kentucky Wildcats Blue-White Scrimmage live on October 27th.. SEC Network will also air UK’s 2 preseason exhibitions vs. Georgetown College and the University of Pikeville will make up the exhibition portion of its 2014-15 schedule. The Wildcats will host Pikeville on Nov. 2, followed by a Nov. 9 […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Four specific challenges Kentucky's platoon system faces

So much of what John Calipari does is by design that it seems he will not order lunch without calculating the particular sandwich that delivers the greatest recruiting advantage to Kentucky. Which is why it’s so amusing that the Wildcats’ intent to play two-platoon basketball is entirely an accident. Calipari is working hard to assure it is a happy accident, but he did not plan...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top Five Kentucky basketball players during the John Calipari era

Kentucky basketball has a long and storied tradition. There have been many great players that have come through the program and shined. However, I am only discussing the best five players at Kentucky since Calpari took charge of the Cats. This list was hard to compile, and the only factors that are taken into account are a player’s production and the impact that they had for their...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

CJ Conrad signs with Kentucky Wildcats; Set to enroll early

And just like that, Kentucky’s first major commitment of the 2015 class has signed scholarship papers to become a Kentucky Wildcat, and will be enrolling at UK for the January semester. Kentucky had a huge need to fill this year at the tight end position, with two scholarship tight ends graduating after this year, and only a redshirt freshman on the roster.  Conrad is a dynamic...
Via Kentucky Recruits
5 days ago  |  Discuss

National College Basketball Writer Says Kentucky Has A ‘ Real Shot’ To Go 40-0 This Season

Heading into the 2013-14 men’s college basketball season, an overly optimistic and somewhat delusional Kentucky fan created 40and0.com, thinking the Wildcats were going to go undefeated. There were “40-0″ T-shirts and everything.  Kentucky lost its third game last season, a 78-74 defeat to Michigan State. The Wildcats went on to fall nine more times before losing to Connecticut...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats atop preseason college basketball coaches poll

The Kentucky Wildcats have claimed the No. 1 spot in the preseason college basketball coaches poll. Here are the full rankings: RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS 1ST PLACE VOTES PREV CHANGE HI/LOW 1 Kentucky 29-11 785 24 NR – – 2 Arizona 33-5 746 3 NR – – 3 Duke 26-9 715 2 NR – – […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Izzo cracks great Pinocchio zinger about John Calipari

NBA executives and scouts flocked to Kentucky’s campus last week for a Wildcats’ men’s basketball practice that basically served as a mock combine for John Calipari’s players.  There were, of course, numerous high-level recruits in attendance in Lexington, Ky., watching all of this go down. “We’re just there as B-roll for his recruiting videos,” one NBA executive...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Making sense of Kentucky's Pro-Day

The University of Kentucky’s Mens Basketball team held their pro-day in front of 90 plus NBA scouts and executives. John Calipari and his assistant coaches ran his team of 4 freshman, 7 sophomores, 2 juniors and 2 seniors (including walk-ons) through a battery of skill drills, scrimmages and exercises. The only unusual thing about the […] The post My Thoughts on the University...
Via Outside Analysis
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats Basketball Weekly Recruiting Round-up (10/12/14)

Top 2015 prospects Carlton Bragg, Tyler Dorsey, Stephen Zimmerman and Brandon Ingram all visited Kansas’ Late Night in the Phog. UK is recruiting all but Dorsey. Last week was a big one in prep basketball world with a lot of implications for Kentucky’s recruiting efforts. Let’s get right into the highlights. Henry Ellenson and Doral Moore committed elsewhere Kentucky’s big...
Via Kentucky Recruits
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kentucky WR makes incredible one-handed TD catch

Kentucky wide receiver Javess Blue on Saturday hauled in what could be the best touchdown catch of the year. The senior, who went into the game with four touchdowns on the season, hauled in two scores against Louisiana-Monroe. The first was an 83-yard catch and run. The second defied physics. Blue was somehow able to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Damien Harris is Visiting Kentucky Wildcats for Third Straight Week

Five-star running back Damien Harris is in attendance today for Kentucky’s game against Louisiana Monroe. The visit is Harris’ third to Kentucky in as many weeks. Harris is also expected to be at Kentucky’s next home game on October 25 against Mississippi State. Assuming he makes the trip, he will have been in attendance at five of Kentucky’s first six home games this season...
Via Kentucky Recruits
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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