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Kentucky Wildcats vs. UCLA Bruins Promo Video

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Via Kentucky Sports Connection
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

What they’re saying: UK hiring West Virginia’s Shannon Dawson as new OC

In case you missed it, the Kentucky Wildcats have tabbed West Virginia offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson to take the same position at UK. This past season, Dawson helped direct Mountaineers ranked ninth nationally in passing offense, 11th in total offense and 38th in scoring this season.  In 2010, serving as the OC at Stephen F. […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Shannon Dawson to be next Kentucky Wildcats Offensive Coordinator

The Kentucky Wildcats look to have found their next offensive coordinator. West Virginia OC Shannon Dawson will take the same position at UK, according to media reports. Football Scoop was the first to report the news: Kentucky fans this should make you happy, per source, West Virginia OC Shannon Dawson will be new OC at UK […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter’s career night not enough to top Anthony Davis’ MVP performance (VIDEO)

In Anthony Davis’ first game back from the chest injury that held him out of games over the weekend, he went up against fellow former Kentucky Wildcats big man Enes Kanter. In his first game back, he rebounded pretty well, putting up 31 points, nine boards and three blocks in New Orleans’ win over the […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats Betting Odds: 2014-15 Season

Betting odds for the Kentucky Wildcats 2014-15 season.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Missner’s Manifesto: Dissecting Wildcats

(Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports) As I was watching the North Carolina-Kentucky game on Saturday evening after work, my mind wandered. The game was not particularly competitive. The Tar Heels showed a little early spark, but were clearly outclassed (even more so than Texas a week earlier). Even with my patented DVR method keeping me on task – it takes concentration to consistently...
Via Hoops Manifesto
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bracketology: Top seeded teams continue strong starts

Top teams once again looked strong this week. The Kentucky Wildcats looked like they would face a test in North Carolina, but hot-shooting led to another lopsided win for the top ranked team. North Carolina continues to fall down the seed line as their talented core underperforms. Utah continued their strong start to their season, beating a good BYU squad and then coming from 21...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier’s son a candidate to become Kentucky Football Offensive Coordinator

There may be a new candidate in the running to become the next Kentucky Wildcats offensive coordinator. According to Scott Roussel of Football Scoop, Steve Spurrier Jr. is a candidate to the next offensive coordinator. After Neal Brown left to become the head coach at Troy, UK continues to search for it’s next OC, and […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Drake Jackson commits to Kentucky Wildcats over Ohio State and several SEC schools

The Kentucky Wildcats have gained a commitment form one of he top offensive lineman in the class of 2016. Woodford County lineman Drake Jackson announced his commitment to the Cats on Saturday evening at his Versailles home. UK was widely seen as the team to beat for Jackson as his announcement inched closer, and he stuck with the in-state Cats. Rated by 247Sports the No. 1...
Via Kentucky Recruits
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Has Appropriate Reaction to Nick Young Shot

Had it not gone in, that face would have made profanities. - – – – - Also see … Kobe Bryant demands trade to Kentucky Wildcats - – – – - The post VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Has Appropriate Reaction to Nick Young Shot appeared first on SportsPickle.
Via Sports Pickle
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Kentucky Guard Aaron Harrison Writes “AP” And “22″ On His Shoes To Honor Alex Poythress

Kentucky basketball players are going all-out to honor injured big man Alex Poythress, who will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. The squad is wearing “Roar for 22” shirts during warmups today, while sophomore guard Aaron Harrison is doing something more personal. Harrison wrote Poythress’ initials and number on the back of his sneakers for today’s game. ...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Anybody Beat Kentucky? Tar Heels About to Give it a Shot

The Kentucky Wild Cats during the early portion of the college basketball season looks unbeatable. They put on a show during the Tip-Off special against Kansas, a game in which they won by over 30. They also beat Texas in the Big 12/SEC challenge in a game where they coasted for most of the second half. The question in the early stages of the season was “could Kentucky beat the...

North Carolina Tar Heels at Kentucky Wildcats: Preview and Predictions

In an alternate reality, North Carolina fans had to enjoy a team in pale blue making a run at Kentucky in Rupp Arena. Alas, that game was three...
Via Athlon Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky a finalist for Marcus Lewis; Highlights of the 4-star prospect

Washington (DC) Gonzaga cornerback Marcus Lewis released his top three via Twitter Tuesday night, and the Kentucky wildcats made the cut. Kentucky, Miami and Washington State were his final three schools, which is kind of surprising, since Michigan and Florida were both heavily involved in his recruitment. @RivalsFriedman TOP SCHOOLS pic.twitter.com/J0lnzvialX — Marcus Lewis...
Via Kentucky Recruits
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Kentucky’s Coach Says Kentucky Is “The Best Defensive Team In The Modern Era Of College Basketball”

The Kentucky men’s basketball team is nine games into its season and its yet to experience a loss. Potentially more impressive, the Wildcats have allowed an opponent to score more than 60 points just once – Nov. 21 against Boston.  Sunday evening, John Calipari’s squad throttled another challenger, defeating Eastern Kentucky, 82-49.  Following the contest, the Colonels...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Malik Newman Can See Himself Playing with Kentucky’s Isaiah Briscoe

Although Kentucky has already landed one five-star point guard for 2015 in Isaiah Briscoe, the interest with fellow five-star guard Malik Newman has not waned. “I still talk to Kentucky the same before they had a commitment,” Newman told Garrett Tucker of HoopSeen.com. “So, we will see. If that’s where I fit the best, that’s where I will go.” Newman and Briscoe’s games...
Via Kentucky Recruits
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Thon Maker Visited Kentucky on Sunday; On Track to Reclassify to 2015

Five-star big man Thon Maker visited Kentucky on Sunday along with his younger brother, Matur Maker. The Makers were already in Lexington this weekend for the Bluegrass Showcase, where Thon went for 24 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks in a 72-58 Orangeville Prep win over Prime Prep. Thon is currently slotted as the No. 1 power forward and No. 2 prospect overall in 2016, according...
Via Kentucky Recruits
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville DB Gerod Holliman Ties Single Season INT Record With Late Pick Against Kentucky

Louisville has had a real ball hawk in the secondary this season in sophomore defensive back Gerod Holliman. Heading in to Saturday's game against the Kentucky Wildcats he needed two more in order to break the single season interception record. Yes, it is a tall order for any defensive back, but the Wildcats were probably going to throw a lot so... Did he break the record? @FansidedGIF...
Via FatManWriting
18 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Ashland RB Quinton Baker Decommits from Kentucky Wildcats

2016 running back Quinton Baker announced on Saturday night via Twitter that he had de-committed from the Kentucky Wildcats. After talking with my family, we have concluded that I committed too early. Nothing against UK but I need to keep my options open. — SchoolboyQ (@Qbaker5) November 29, 2014 The Ashland, KY native and son of former Kentucky running back Al Baker was in...
Via Kentucky Recruits
19 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Kentucky Wildcats weaknesses are

It’s not fun to be a Kentucky Wildcats opponent these days. The No. 1 ranked team in the nation has been crushing every team, ranked or unranked, that stands in their way. It’s been so lopsided that it wouldn’t surprise us if the FCC begins labeling each Kentucky game with a Parental Guidance advisory. The ‘Cats have won their first six games by an astonishing average margin...
Via The Sports Bank
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: John Calipari Called For A Substitution By Enthusiastically Punching The Air

When John Calipari wants to make a substitution, he goes all-out. During Kentucky’s game against UT-Arlington tonight, Coach Cal wanted to get Trey Lyles into the game for Alex Poythress. For some reason, when Calipari told Lyles of his decision, he didn’t just tell him to get in the game, he also punched the air enthusiastically to really hammer the point home. It was hilarious...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Gets Daughter’s Birthday Wrong, She Calls Him Out On It Via Twitter

Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari is a busy guy. He leads what looks like the sport’s best program, and his Wildcats have had four games in eight days to start the season. Unfortunately, that schedule seems to have thrown him off a bit. Calipari wished his daughter Megan a happy birthday on Twitter early this morning. As it turns out, he was a day early, and Megan let him...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

When Will the #1 Ranked Kentucky Wildcats Men’s Basketball Team Lose?

  The #1 ranked NCAA Men’s Basketball team trailed lowly SUNY Buffalo 38-33 at the half on Sunday, but since then Kentucky has looked like an unstoppable force.  They went on to win 71-52 against SUNY Buffalo, and then steamrolled #5 ranked Kansas at the State Farm Champions Classic 72-40.  The platoon system seems to be highly effective, which leaves many NCAA Men’s Basketball...
Via Total Sports Blog
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Vegas Insider Says 76ers Would Be 16-Point Favorites Over Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats, save for one half against Buffalo earlier this week, have looked dominant through their first three games this season. Tuesday’s night obliteration of Kansas officially put every other team in the country on notice. UK’s platoon system, which features two five-man sets of potential future NBA players, is for real – at least for now. Analysts (and a few...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Best ever? Kentucky combines freshman class with rare returning sophomores… But The Cats Have Been Hyped Before

While the preseason No. 1 ranking has been a recurring reality in Lexington, Kentucky, there has been a bit of a role reversal this year with the Kentucky Wildcats and John Calipari. This is what can make Big Blue’s 2014-2015 squad so special. Calipari, who annually brings in more McDonalds All-Americans than Ronald McDonald actually serves McRibs, normally occupies the role of...
Via The Student Section
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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