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Kordell Looney commits to Kentucky Wildcats

The Kentucky Wildcats have scored a commitment from three-star defensive tackle Kordell Looney. Ben Roberts of Next Cats was the first to break the commitment: Three-star defensive tackle Kordell Looney has committed to Kentucky., — Ben Roberts (@NextCats) March 28, 2015 Looney is a 6-4, 285-pound-lineman out of Springfield, Ohio. He held offers from Illinois, […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats Dominate NBA Friday Night (video)

It was a night to remember for former Kentucky Wildcats in the NBA. The best game was between former Wildcats big men DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis. Bug cuz scored 39 points and grabbed 20 rebounds, but it was Davis’s Pelicans who got the win. He tallied 24 points, nine rebounds and six blocks in […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trey Lyles Is Becoming The Photobomb King

The undefeated Kentucky Wildcats are trying to stay loose before tonight’s Elite 8 game with Notre Dame. Watch as Trey Lyles makes a funny face/sticks his tongue at as the Shawn Marion elevator doors close at their hotel in Cleveland, Ohio. [KentuckySportsRadio] The post Trey Lyles Is Becoming The Photobomb King appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video of Aaron Harrison shooting in practice today

The Kentucky Wildcats are cautiously optimistic Aaron Harrison will be able to play Saturday with little hindrance from his previously dislocated finger. The guys at Kentucky Wildcats TV made sure to catch Aaron shooting during practice on Friday to show he looks like his hand isn’t bothering him. Getting some shots up during practice. #Elite8 […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Positive update on Aaron Harrison following dislocated finger

The Kentucky Wildcats had positive news on Aaron Harrison’s injured finger during Friday’s meeting with the media. Harrison dislocated his finger during the second half of Thursday’s in over West Virginia, and it was a scary site for John Calipari, “When I first saw it, I heard my wife just scream as a mother, and […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Super Fan Has ALL Of The Wildcats Tattoos

This Kentucky Wildcats super fan takes it to the next level with his face tattoos.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lee dunks all over Devin Booker (video)

Kentucky finally got tired of embarrassing West Virginia during their Sweet 16 matchup, so the Wildcats started posterizing each other. Devin Booker was the unfortunate victim of this lob slam by Marcus Lee, who managed to ride Booker like a horse while skying for a slam: ____________________________________ Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats discussion? Subscribe […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Daxter Miles, aka the “Kentucky 36-1 Predictor” Put Up a Depressing Stat Line

Daxter Miles, Jr. probably is not having the best Friday. After proclaiming that their Sweet 16 opponent, the mighty 36-0 Kentucky Wildcats would suffer their first loss of the season on Thursday night, the freshman guard from Baltimore is on the receiving end of some cold-blooded heat. There is nothing wrong with showing confidence in your Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Harrison injures finger, says he will play Saturday

The Kentucky Wildcats had little reason to worry during their 78-39 blowout victory over the West Virginia Mountaineers on Thursday. But one scary moment came when guard Aaron Harrison dislocated his finger in the second half of the victory. Harrison returned to the game after getting his finger reset, and the sophomore guard is confident he will be ready for the Wildcats' next game...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky (37-0) obliterates West Virginia

Trey Lyles scored 14 points, Andrew Harrison added 13 and the unbeaten Kentucky Wildcats, chasing history and a ninth national title, rolled to a 78-39 victory over West Virginia on Thursday night in the NCAA tournament.
Via Philly Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Harrison Drops West Virginia Defender With Fancy Reverse

Aaron Harrison and the Kentucky Wildcats put on a show during Thursday’s Sweet 16 game with West Virginia. Harrison, who finished with 12 points, showed off the nifty footwork with this behind-the-back reverse finish that also drew a foul call. The West Virginia defender on the play?  Jevon Carter, who took a pregame shot at the Harrison twins […] The post Aaron Harrison...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kentucky's Marcus Lee With the Sweet Alley-Oop Against West Virginia

There is a reason why the Kentucky Wildcats are the best in the land. It doesn't matter how good your defense is or what kind of defense you run, unless you have a sniper in the stands that can take out the starting five you are in trouble.West Virginia doesn't have a sniper in the stands which is probably the only way they could stop Marcus Lee from completing his half of an alley...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Trey Lyles, Willie Cauley-Stein Execute Perfect Double-Block On WVU’s BillyDee Williams

Someone stop the fight. Kentucky is absolutely hammering West Virginia tonight, as the Wildcats have built a commanding 44-18 lead by halftime. The first session featured a number of highlights from UK, including the incredibly defensive play seen below. Just before the first half ended, WVU’s BillyDee Williams attempted a dunk over two of Kentucky’s big men. It didn’t work...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: John Calipari ‘desperately’ wants to return to NBA

There are only three guarantees in life — death, taxes and rumors about John Calipari becoming a head coach in the NBA again some day. With Kentucky just four wins away from an undefeated season and a national championship, the speculation is heating up again. Calipari was the head coach of the New Jersey Nets...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Players Respond To WVU’s Daxter Miles Jr.’s Victory Guarantee

Earlier today, West Virginia freshman guard Daxter Miles Jr. raised more than a few eyebrows when he guaranteed that the fifth-seeded Mountaineers would hand Kentucky its first loss of the season tomorrow night. Miles also flat out stated that the Wildcats don’t play hard. Mountaineer point guard Juwan Staten also tossed more fuel on the fire.  Naturally, the media congregated...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Calipari 'desperately' wants to coach in NBA again

photo by Tennessee Journalist via flickr John Calipari has won big at UMass, Memphis and Kentucky. His current UK squad is, of course, undefeated and just four wins away from a national title and a 40-0 mark.  The one place Calipari has not won is the NBA. He failed in his only stint at the professional level, compiling a 72-112 record with the New Jersey Nets over parts of...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Skip Bayless Calling A West Virginia Upset Over Kentucky?

While Skip Bayless is never one to shy away from starting controversy, is the ESPN talking-head picking West Virginia to beat the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats in the Sweet 16? Now Kentucky, after giving up officially 21 offensive rebounds, faces the nation's best offensive rebounding team, WVa. Look out. — Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) March 23, 2015 The post Is Skip Bayless...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pikeville Walmart Has An Incredible Kentucky 36-0 Soda Display

The Kentucky Wildcats are the first 36-0 team in college basketball history, and everyone in the state – including one grocery store owner – is trying to get in on the action. The Pikeville Walmart apparently has an incredible Kentucky soda display, complete with the team’s record. In the below photo, taken by a Wildcats fan named Brian Daniels, UK’s logo is made out of Sprite...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Willie Cauley-Stein knows his huge dunk was 'nasty'

Kentucky defeated Cincinnati 64-51 today to advance to the Sweet 16 in the Midwest Region. The Wildcats began to take control of the game late in the first half, following this absurd dunk from Willie Cauley-Stein.    Cauley-Stein pretty much destroyed Cincinnati’s Quadri Moore on that play. After the win, Cauley-Stein was understandably cocky about the slam, and said it...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Willie Cauley-Stein Fires Up Kentucky with Posterizing Dunk vs. Cincinnati

Cincinnati probably felt pretty good about itself after a close first half against Kentucky. Then came Willie Cauley-Stein’s posterizing...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why all the hate for the pursuit of history? Kentucky Is A Team To Be Admired, Not Loathed

The timing of the ESPN 30 for 30 broadcast of “I Hate Christian Laettner” was perfect. The 2015 NCAA Tournament, which began on Tuesday night, could easily have a similar name of “I Hate the Kentucky Wildcats” for nearly everyone outside Big Blue Nation. However, with a team that is so close to history, what is with all of the hatred for the ‘Cats? There are several reasons...
Via The Student Section
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Midwest Region Preview: Can Anyone Beat Kentucky?

Kentucky has a pretty favorable draw in the Midwest region, which makes sense for two reasons. One, the Wildcats are the No. 1 overall seed; if anyone deserves a modest region it’s them. Two, the Wildcats are so good, any group of teams looks like a favorable draw compared to them. They still have to play the games, though, however unlikely an upset may seem. Here’s a rundown...
Via The Sports Post
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ashley Judd and Dick Vitale kiss at Kentucky game

Dick Vitale, you sly devil, you. Dickie V. is buddies with actress Ashley Judd, who has long been known for being a huge Kentucky Wildcats supporter. She is a fan of the basketball team and frequently attends their games. Vitale being one of the faces of college basketball and all is friends with Judd and...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kentucky Releases the Ultimate Hype Video

The Kentucky Wildcats have had an incredible season so far and when they begin play in the SEC Tournament they will be aiming to continue their undefeated stretch. During their historic 31-0 run the team has had some killer hype and intro videos produced and released by the team.So--with the tournament getting started Wednesday night and the Wildcats preparing to continue kicking...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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