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Kentucky rallies to force OT, beats Eastern Kentucky

Patrick Towles threw for 329 yards and three touchdowns, including the go-ahead score in overtime, to lead Kentucky over Eastern Kentucky 34-27 on Saturday night.
Via WholeHogSports
15 hours ago

Kentucky Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month With Pink Gloves, Sweatbands

The Kentucky Wildcats’ football program has undergone a 180-degree turnaround under head coach Mark Stoops. The Wildcats are not just a basketball school anymore. They have some ballers on the football field. And Stoops’ guys are going to add a little more meaning to tonight’s game against Eastern Kentucky by wearing pink gloves and pink sweatbands. Sure, football is great...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alex Poythress believes he’ll be ready for start of season

Kentucky Wildcats senior big man Alex Poythress is still recovering from a torn ACL, but believes he will be ready to return by the start of the regular season. Speaking to Kyle Tucker of The Courier-Journal, Wildcats coach John Calipari offered more clarity. “He’s got to get where he’s completely comfortable just letting it go,” Calipari told reporters. “There’s going...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Football Bowl Ready and Beyond

 When Mark Stoops took the helm as the head coach of Kentucky, the program had all but hit rock bottom. The Wildcats became synonymous with losing, putting an athletic product on the field much more akin to MAC quality than that of an SEC football team. Fresh off a two win season, it was evident to Stoops and staff just how difficult a task they were faced with. Starting with a...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five-star F Wenyen Gabriel picks Kentucky over Duke

Class of 2016 five-star forward Wenyen Gabriel, out of Massachusetts’ Wilbraham & Monson Academy, near Springfield, has committed to the Kentucky Wildcats over the Duke Blue Devils. Matt Norlander of CBS Sports reported Gabriel’s decision, and Gabriel also posted an announcement on his personal Twitter page. Rivals Nation to Big Blue Nation
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Releases Cool Timelapse Video From #BBMCampout Rush

The best time of the year in the state of Kentucky is coming up – basketball season.  The season officially kicks off on Friday, Oct. 16, when John Calipari’s program hosts Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena. Tickets for the event, which are free, are given out Friday morning. Kentucky fans, as they do every year, begin camping out in the ticket line Wednesday morning.  It took...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcat Fans Already Lining Up For ‘Big Blue Madness’ Event

The Kentucky Wildcats basketball team will host their annual “Big Blue Madness” event on October 16th, but that’s not stopping their notoriously devoted fans from camping out for tickets 20 days out from the event. Memorial Coliseum and the Joe Craft Center have some visitors. #BBMCampout #BBN — (@CoachCalDotCom) September 30, 2015...
Via No Coast Bias
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari: ‘Loyalty To Harrison Twins May Have Cost Kentucky Championship’

John Calipari had some strong words when asked about the Harrison twins both being in the game at the end of the Wildcats’ Final Four loss to Wisconsin. “Now you may say, ‘Why didn’t you have Tyler and Devin in at the end of the Wisconsin game? You probably would have won,’’’ Calipari said during his hour-long talk, according to USA Today. “Because I was being loyal...
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky to Honor Players Who Broke Color Barrier With Statues

Nearly a half century ago, the Kentucky Wildcats made history by breaking the SEC’s color barrier and having the first African-American football players in the entire conference. Now, those four players will be honored for what they did to change the face of the league: Greg Page, Nate Northington, Wilbur Hackett and Houston Hogg will each be honored with the new statues that...
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s Skal Labissiere wears Haiti flag as cape

Kentucky Wildcats freshman Skal Labissiere is bound to wow fans, coaches and fellow players alike when he suits up for the team this season, but he took his team photograph to a new level. As can be seen on the basketball program’s Instagram, Labissiere opted to dunk a ball while wearing the flag of his native Haiti as a cape. The video that was taken captured the entire awesome...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: John Calipari Attends, Tweets About Pope’s Speech Before U.S. Congress

Across the country, people are going crazy over the first appearance by Pope Francis to America. The pontiff arrived on Tuesday after spending five days in Cuba. After meeting with President Obama on Wednesday, the Pope gave a speech before a joint session of Congress on Thursday, attended by selected guests as well as elected officials. One of those guests was Kentucky basketball...
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari attends the Pope’s congressional address

Kentucky Wildcats head basketball coach John Calipari got in touch with his spiritual side on Wednesday, as he attended the Pope’s congressional address this morning in Washington DC. It didn’t take long for those viewing the address to spot Coach Cal and photos immediately surfaced. Coach #Cal is in the House for #PopeFrancis. Pope is the only person who recruits better than...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky recruit De’Aaron Fox helps fan meet John Calipari

Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari has been making the rounds around the country this week as he tries to sure up some commits for the 2016 class. On Monday, Calipari was in Houston visiting with De’Aaron Fox, a four-star point guard for next year’s recruiting class. According to College Basketball Talk, Fox wasn’t the only who had the chance to meet Calipari. Seth Barnett...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky will provide stiff test for Mizzou

This isn't your father's Kentucky team. On Saturday in Lextington, Missouri will be playing a team thirsty for relevance within the entire SEC. Kentucky hasn't won a bowl game since 2008. Traditionally speaking, the program has been floating along as a bottom-feeder within the conference. The overall depth hasn't been exceptionally high, and the Wildcats have struggled to get top...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Memo to the SEC East: See what the Pac-12 North is doing?

The Kentucky Wildcats were on the verge of staging a coming-out party… but they fell short last Saturday night against a Florida offense which is clearly quite limited. The Tennessee Volunteers were also close to achieving a breakthrough a few weeks ago against Oklahoma… but a dropped pass early in the third quarter — one which would have led to a touchdown and a 24-3 lead...
Via The Student Section
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Gators Football Review: Game Three Vs. Kentucky

     College GameDay was unanimous in selecting the Kentucky Wildcats to break “The Streak” (28 straight years of futility to the Florida Gator football team. Most predictions (minus this writer) said the same. The fans in Lexington were fired up for what they finally expected was their year. Yet, as Brent Musberger noted on the broadcast, “29 years of agony for the Kentucky...
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Kentucky Wildcats Belt by Mission Belt Company

The officially licensed Kentucky Wildcats Belt from The Mission Belt Company features an imprinted team logo and team name on the buckle under a clear acrylic finish. Genuine leather strap with protective coating and the interior houses a special track which is part of the unique no-holes perfect fit system. The buckle can be detached […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida 14, Kentucky 9: Instant Analysis

Florida, um, survived a scare from Kentucky to start the Jim McElwain era 3-0. Here are some of the notable takeaways from the game: It was over when… Quincy Wilson picked off Patrick Towles’ desperation heave on fourth and Mogadishu to go … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
14 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Says Tyler Ulis Will Be The Best Guard In The Country, Unless It’s His 5-Star Freshman

John Calipari recruits college basketball players as well as – if not better than – anyone in the country, so he’s constantly stacked with ridiculous talent at Kentucky – at just about every position. And the Wildcats again had the No. 1 overall recruiting class in 2015, according to 247Sports, bringing even more depth to the roster. So as the Wildcats get set so begin their...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: A Slew Of Former Kentucky Basketball Players Are Back On Campus Today

Fresh off his induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, Kentucky basketball head coach John Calipari is back in Lexington for his annual fantasy camp. There’s a bunch of former Wildcat players in town as well, including NBA stars Anthony Davis and Boogie Cousins, and 2015 draft picks Trey Lyles and Dakari Johnson.    Just like old times. ...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Had A Dance Party In The Locker Room After Beating South Carolina

The Kentucky Wildcats snapped a 22-game road losing streak in Columbia, South Carolina, on Saturday when they beat the Gamecocks for the first time since 1999. Taking an early lead and keeping it the entire game, the Wildcats went on to win 26-22. There was reason to celebrate and that’s exactly what they did in the locker room. posted this awesome video on its YouTube...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats Break 22-Game Road Losing Streak With 26-22 Win Over South Carolina

Things have been looking up for the Kentucky Wildcats football team in recent years. Mark Stoops has been doing a good job on the recruiting trail and has the team stocked with young talent. The team has been more competitive in the last couple of years, and from time to time has even played some pretty darn good football.South Carolina, on the other hand, is trending downwards....
Via FatManWriting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: John Wall, Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins Among Kentucky Stars With John Calipari At Hall Of Fame

John Calipari is receiving basketball’s greatest honor this weekend. The Kentucky coach is getting inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame.  Many of Coach Cal’s current and former players have traveled to Springfield, Ma., to be with their coach.  John Wall, Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins are among the group of Kentucky stars with Calipari this weekend.   ...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky 2015 Preview: Better Second Half This Time?

For Kentucky, it was a tale of two seasons in one in 2014. The first half, the Wildcats went 5-1, with the only loss coming in triple overtime to Florida. In the second half of the season, the Big Blue Nation got the blues, losing six straight and failing to get in a bowl game. Some people thought "What a great season going 5-7 and just missing out on a bowl game! 5-7 used to be...
Via SEC Football Blog
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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