KENTUCKY RUMORS & GOSSIP

John Calipari made some excellent points in a passionate rant about college coaching

After his Kentucky team beat Georgia on Saturday, John Calipari was asked about Bulldogs coach Mark Fox, who could be on the hot seat thanks to his team’s 15-12 record. Calipari unleashed a two-minute rant in which he criticized trigger-happy athletic directors and implied that a coach should never be fired midseason. After beginning with,”Here’s what bothers me about this...
Via The Comeback
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

10 most dangerous scorers heading into NCAA Tournament

When it comes to the NCAA Tournament, the dirty secret is that it’s not always the best team that wins it all. Simply put, it’s the hottest team.Momentum is everything in March Madness. That’s why a Cinderella low seed can go on to make an Elite Eight or Final Four run, and it happens almost every year. All it takes is a win or two to get things rolling, and from there, anything...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball: Is it time to bench Isaiah Briscoe?

ATHENS, Ga. – Make no mistake: Isaiah Briscoe has been a vital part of 13th-ranked Kentucky’s success so far this season. There have been at least three games the Wildcats might’ve lost if not for the sophomore guard’s heroics. But it is also true that he’s often erratic and has lately seen the progress in his game erode. Meanwhile, Kentucky has two backup senior guards...
Via SEC Country
9 hours ago

Kentucky Wildcats Win a Dogfight, Top Georgia on the Road

Kentucky Basketball made some big plays late to earn a hard-fought win in Athens on Saturday. You can excuse Coach John Calipari and the rest of his Wildcats if they would prefer to avoid Georgia again until next season. After needing overtime to defeat the Bulldogs in Rupp Arena a couple of weeks ago, the […] Kentucky Wildcats Win a Dogfight, Top Georgia on the Road - Wildcat...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
19 hours ago

Kentucky Basketball: How Big Blue Fans Watch Games

In the Big Blue Nation, Kentucky Basketball fans can always enjoy a good close game. Wait, hold on, no we can’t. In light of Kentucky’s win against Georgia in Athens, close games are something that Kentucky Basketball fans do not like. There’s just something about it. The anticipation really gets to us. It may be […] Kentucky Basketball: How Big Blue Fans Watch Games - Wildcat...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
20 hours ago

Kentucky Basketball: De’Aaron Fox proves capable in the clutch at Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. – With five minutes to go in Saturday night’s game at Georgia, De’Aaron Fox had two points and Kentucky trailed by three. Stegeman Coliseum was buzzing like a bee hive and the Wildcats looked ready to be stung. The freshman point guard had made just 1 of 9 shots from the field and neither of his free-throw attempts. He was an unlikely hero, not that there were any...
Via SEC Country
21 hours ago

WATCH: MBB: Kentucky 82 Georgia 77

De'Aaron Fox comes up big down the stretch as Kentucky picks up another big road win - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/KYwildcatsTV - Twitter- @KYwildcatsTV https://twitter.com/KYwildcatsTV - Instagram- kywildcatstv http://instagram.com/kywildcatstv
Via Kentucky Wildcats Athletics
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

What John Calipari said after Kentucky basketball’s 82-77 win at Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia lost its star big man just two minutes into Saturday night’s game and Kentucky still struggled to beat the Bulldogs, escaping Stegeman Coliseum with an 82-77 victory by the skin of its teeth. You might think it bothers coach John Calipari that the Wildcats have twice been scared by a team that’s now two games under .500 league play, but you’d be wrong...
Via SEC Country
22 hours ago

WATCH: John Calipari gives epic rant defending Mark Fox, college coaches

There have been some people out there to suggest that Mark Fox needs to be fired given how his team has performed this year. John Calipari has a problem with those people. Speaking after the Wildcats 82-77 win, Calipari gave a passionate defense of the Georgia head coach as well as the entire coaching profession. To cap it all off, he ended his defense with a “FAKE MEDIA” only...
Via SEC Country
23 hours ago

Live Blog: Updates from Kentucky basketball at Georgia

  ATHENS, Ga. – Stegeman Coliseum has been a tough place for Kentucky basketball to win under John Calipari, and the 13th-ranked Wildcats will likely get another test here tonight against Georgia. Kentucky lost at Stegeman in 2011 and 2013 and got its biggest regular-season scare of the 38-1 season at UGA in 2015. Now these Bulldogs (15-11, 6-7 SEC), who took Kentucky (21-5, 11...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

2016 Kentucky Wildcats final report card

The 2016 Kentucky Wildcats were a pleasant surprise in the SEC East, finding their way to a bowl game for the first time since 2010. Mark Stoops has already begun to instill a culture of winning in Lexington that hasn’t been present in at least a decade. His squad recovered from an embarrassing set of season-opening losses to the Southern Miss Golden Eagles and Florida Gators...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago

WATCH: WBB: Kentucky 69, Arkansas 62

Kentucky picked up a win following their off weekend: downing Arkansas 69-62. - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/KYwildcatsTV - Twitter- @KYwildcatsTV https://twitter.com/KYwildcatsTV - Instagram- kywildcatstv http://instagram.com/kywildcatstv
Via Kentucky Wildcats Athletics
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Geena Freriks Takes Gold at SEC Championship

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Via Kentucky Wildcats Athletics
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball: SEC Tournament Enhances Security at Bridgestone Arena

Kentucky Basketball fans are the most prominent fan base in the country. Fans will be swarming the SEC Tournament in Nashville. Cats fans need to be aware of enhanced security measures being taken this season. The Big Blue Nation is the best fan base in all of college basketball. No one travels like Kentucky Basketball […] Kentucky Basketball: SEC Tournament Enhances Security at...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
2 days ago

WATCH: MBB: Kentucky vs Tennessee Recap

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Via Kentucky Wildcats Athletics
3 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC Tournament: The Test of The Wildcats’ Will

In a season of plenty of ups and downs, The Kentucky Basketball team will need to fight their way through the SEC Tournament. Vegas Insider has Kentucky Basketball currently at 12-1 odds of winning the NCAA National Championship. There are six other teams with greater odds than the Wildcats. Gonzaga (8-1), Duke (10-1), Kansas (10-1), […] SEC Tournament: The Test of The Wildcats’...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
3 days ago

Kentucky Football RB Benny Snell drops rap song “Like I Do”

Kentucky Football knew they had a star on the field with running back Benny Snell, but who knew they had a star on the mic? Last season, running back Benny Snell set the Kentucky Football freshman rushing record. On Wednesday, he set the Kentucky record for times calling himself a savage on wax. Admittedly, the record is […] Kentucky Football RB Benny Snell drops rap song ...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
3 days ago

John Calipari responds to one-and-done critics

John Calipari has long been criticized by his detractors for recruiting too many one-and-done players, which they believe undermines the college system.Calipari has been one of the best recruiters since his days at UMass, going to Memphis and then Kentucky. He has reached six Final Fours and won a national championship.In an interview with Reid Forgrave for Bleacher Report, Calipari...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fox, Adebayo not injured as passengers in minor car accident

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky freshmen De'Aaron Fox and Bam Adebayo were not injured as passengers in a car accident that occurred Sunday afternoon as they were returning to campus. Lexington Police spokeswoman Brenna Angel said a car the two were riding in rear-ended another vehicle on Nicholasville Road near Wilhite Drive about 12:45 p.m. Angel said an unidentified passenger...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky awakened by fire alarms at Alabama hotel

If Kentucky looks a little sleepy for Saturday’s game against Alabama, there is a good reason why.The Wildcats had their sleep interrupted by fire alarms that went off in the middle of the night at their hotel. According to what the team confirmed to SEC Country’s Kyle Tucker, fire alarms went off at 3:30 a.m., 5 a.m., and 7 a.m. They were awakened by the first two and had to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl-Anthony Towns takes shot at Kentucky basketball

The Kentucky men’s basketball team has struggled over its last several games, and even a win wasn’t enough to satisfy John Calipari on Tuesday night. Unhappy with his team’s performance in a 92-85 victory over LSU, Calipari did not hold back in a postgame interview.“If anybody wants to quit, they can quit,” the Wildcats coach said.One of Calipari’s former players took...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky player apologizes for smiling at end of blowout loss

Kentucky guard Malik Monk found himself in some hot water on Saturday after cameras caught him laughing on the bench at the end of a blowout loss to Florida.With his team down 19 points Saturday, Monk was spotted laughing about something on the bench, which was not a good look and inspired some modest criticism from Big Blue Nation. On Monday, Monk explained himself, offering an...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky basketball isn’t ready for March

For a majority of the year, the Kentucky basketball team looked like a national title contender. Heading into SEC play, the Wildcats were 10-2 with their only two losses being to Louisville and UCLA. Despite those losses, Kentucky still looked like a top team in college basketball. They had a huge win over North Carolina, which included Malik Monk going for an insane 47 points. Due...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Calipari's daughter trolls those calling for coach's firing

One of John Calipari’s daughters had a funny response on Twitter Sunday morning to the crazy fans calling for her father’s job.Kentucky has lost three of four games including a 22-point defeat at Florida on Saturday. The poor recent stretch apparently has some crazy fans saying Calipari needs to be fired.Here was Megan Calipari’s response to them: Calipari’s other daughter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brent Musburger calls final game, gets Kentucky jersey

Brent Musburger treated viewers with “You are looking live” for the final time when he was on the call for Tuesday night’s Georgia-Kentucky game.It was quite the scene at Rupp Arena for the iconic moment, and while fans may have been there to support their Wildcats, they were clearly feeling the emotion for Musburger’s final call. Sports fans have enjoyed hearing Musburger’s...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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