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KENTUCKY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mychal Mulder gets offer from Kentucky Wildcats

Sonny Bairos of CanadianBallers.com reports the Kentucky Wildcats have offered four-star JUCO guard Mychal Mulder: Windsor,ON's Mychal Mulder has been offered by Kentucky. Has offers from Wichita St, Missouri, Creighton, Minnesota, Indiana & Georgia Tech — Sonny Bairos (@sonnybairos) April 19, 2015 Mulder, a native of Ontario, Canada, leads Vincennes Junior College this past...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats make history with sweep of Tennessee Volunteers (video)

Kentucky had lost six of seven coming into their three-game set with Tennessee, but the Wildcats swept the Vols after a 5-3 win Saturday afternoon. Ka’ai Tom and JaVon Shelby hit back-to-back homeruns in the fifth inning to power UK to a sweep over the Vols in a three-game series at home for the first time in program history. Kentucky […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Zimmerman has picked his school, and it’s not Kentucky, per report

According to Scout.com’s David Woods, five-star center Stephen Zimmerman has made his college decision. Woods says Zimmerman will commit to hometown school UNLV, despite an intense effort by John Calipari and Kentucky to land his services.  This past week, 247 Sports’ Jerry Meyer also reported that said Zimmerman was expected to commit to UNLV. The Wildcats […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mychal Mulder may get offer from Kentucky; Louisville and Missouri also recruiting him

According to 24/ 7 Sports, the Kentucky Wildcats could be on the verge of offering a scholarship to Mychal Mulder, one of the top junior-college guards: 247Sports is hearing that an offer from Kentucky is imminent for four-star junior college shooting guard Mychal Mulder. Brad Winton of jucorecruiting.com reported Kentucky’s involvement with Mulder, and sources […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video shows Patrick Graffree sucker punching Drew Barker

A January 25 bar fight between members of the Eastern Kentucky and Kentucky Wildcats football teams led to injuries to EKU offensive lineman Colton Scurry. The three Kentucky players involved — quarterback Drew Barker, wide receiver Dorian Baker and defensive tackle Tymere Dubose — were also involved in a later incident on campus. In a video released by the Herald-Leader on...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Kentucky Walk-On Sam Malone Announces He’s Starting His Own Company

Former Kentucky walk-on Sam Malone appeared in 17 games during his career, and the Wildcats never lost any of them. Last week, we showed you tee shirts that Malone jokingly had made to celebrate the accomplishment. This week, he’s apparently taken it a step further. Malone, who claims he always dreamed of owning his own company, announced on Twitter that he’d launched his own...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: UK Signee Skai Labissiere Recruiting 5-Star Center Stephen Zimmerman To Come To Kentucky

With seven players leaving Lexington to turn pro, Kentucky has some open roster space for 2015-16. Not surprisingly, head coach John Calipari is in the running to land several of the top remaining uncommitted prospects, including Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman center Stephen Zimmerman.  Zimmerman is the No. 9 player and third-ranked center in the country according to 247Sports’...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Kentucky Still The Favorite To Land Five-Star Malik Newman?

With seven guys headed the NBA draft, five-star guard Malik Newman has a chance to get major playing time next season for the Kentucky Wildcats . The Mississippi native, who won’t take anymore visits before making a decision according to his dad, will be participating in this week’s Jordan Brand Classic. While Kentucky is still […] The post Is Kentucky Still The Favorite To...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgios Papagiannis may be Kentucky target for 2015

If the Kentucky Wildcats miss out on their top 2015 targets, they may go overseas to find more help for next year’s team. According to Zags Blog, Georgios Papagiannis, a 7-foot-1 center from Greece, is set to commit to a school in the coming months, and UK is in the mix for his services. St. John’s, […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Weatherman rips John Calipari

Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari has made an enemy of one Memphis weatherman, thanks to some comments he made about his time at UMASS and Memphis. Calipari said during his Hall of Fame speech, “I loved those places. I loved those jobs,” he said of Memphis and UMass, “but you were at the little table, you weren’t at the big table. You never got to carve the turkey...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Memphis Meteorologist Tees Off On John Calipari, Calls Him A Snake Oil Salesman

John Calipari coached at Memphis for nine seasons, and almost led the Tigers to a national title in 2008. But given the way he left the program, and the fact that the school had to vacate all 38 victories from that year, he isn’t the most well-liked man in town. After Sunday’s Hall of Fame interview debacle, that fact likely won’t change for some time. Calipari, during an interview...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Trey Lyles Posts Awesome “Brothers For Life” Photo Of Himself And His Kentucky Teammates

The 2014-2015 Kentucky Wildcats may not have ended the season 40-0, but they still had an incredible year. UK finished the regular season undefeated, won both the SEC regular season title and its conference tournament title, and reached the Final Four. The Wildcats were also the only team in history to ever open a season with a 38-0 record. Sunday, the morning after the team’s...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: John Calipari Addresses Post-Game Actions Of Willie Cauley-Stein, Andrew Harrison

Kentucky lost its Final Four contest against Wisconsin Saturday night, and in the aftermath, a number of the team’s players committed some transgressions they’d probably like to take back. Willie Cauley-Stein, among others, left the court without shaking hands with the Badgers. And Andrew Harrison made a disparaging remark during the post-game press conference about Wisconsin’s...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Kentucky Wildcats Jokes Are Up And Running

After Kentucky saw its undefeated season go down the drain versus Wisconsin, you just knew people would not be kind with their jokes.
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Last Whistle for Kentucky

Past performance is not always indicative of future results. It’s a pretty simple concept. Still, it’s hard to think that way when you’ve experienced the same thing over and over again. For 38 games, we all played the dogs to John Calipari’s Dr. Pavlov. We were conditioned to salivate upon hearing phrases like “nine McDonalds All-Americans” and “platoon system....
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein Heads to the Locker Room Without Shaking Hands With Wisconsin

Over the last year we have seen a few images of athletes heading to the locker room after a game without giving the winner the obligatory handshake. It's something that is ingrained in the minds of athletes when they start playing their game of choice as little kids, but somehow there are some that appear to forget about it once they start playing college ball.After losing their...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Former Kentucky QB Jared "The Hefty Lefty" Lorenzen With the Fat Guy Play of the Day

Former Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Jared Lorenzen, better known as the Hefty Lefty or the Pillsbury Throwboy, made the trip to Indianapolis to support his school in the Final Four. Whatever hotel he was staying at had an indoor pool so he decided to do what any self respecting fat guy should do farmer's tan and all.He got a running start and did a belly-flop in to the pool. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Most “Liked” Among Final Four Teams

Even as the odds-on favorites to win the tourney, the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats are apparently the most-liked of the four teams set to vie for the title this weekend. At least if you ask 14 million Facebook users.    Based on this unofficial poll, Kentucky is most-liked in 27 states, including most of the south. The Duke Blue Devils, who seem to boast the best chance to knock...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

1991 UNLV Beats 1991 Duke, 24 Years Later: Kentucky Outlasts The Irish In A College Hoops Classic

It was the question asked of UNLV 24 years ago: What would happen to an unbeaten team when a late-stage NCAA tournament game entered the final few minutes in a neutral or negative scoreboard situation? That question greeted the 2015 Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday night in Cleveland. A 37-0 record would have become 37-1 — and one of the emptiest impressive achievements in college...
Via The Student Section
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s Devin Booker Makes WVU Look Even Sillier After Blowout Win

So, maybe it’s not the best idea in the world to trash-talk Kentucky. The University of West Virginia learned this lesson the hard way Thursday night, as they were demolished by the top-seeded Wildcats 78-39 on Thursday night. The Mountaineers couldn’t have been feeling too good after that beatdown, but it was a different story prior to the Sweet 16 matchup. Freshman guard...
Via NESN.com
23 days 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
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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