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Blake Bone loving his Kentucky experience; Talks QB competition

(h/t) Courier Journal Kentucky picked up a huge get in the class of 2014 in the form of four-star wide receiver Blake Bone. Aa 6’5″, 183 lbs receiver from Woodruff, South Carolina, Bone opted for Kentucky over the likes of Arkansas, Clemson, Louisville, Ole Miss, Nebraska, Auburn and South Carolina. Since arriving to UK’s campus, Bone is having a great time in his new Kentucky...
Via Kentucky Recruits
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Luke Hiers decommits from Kentucky Wildcats; Cats unlikely for him

The Kentucky Wildcats picked up a huge commitment in the form of Lake Wales (Fla.) offensive lineman Luke Hiers over the summer. Unfortunately, Hiers has now decommitted from UK. Hiers committing to Kentucky was viewed as one of the top center prospects of the 2015 class. He also held scholarship offers from the Louisville Cardinals, LSU Tigers and Ohio State Buckeyes among others...
Via Kentucky Recruits
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats vs Buffalo Bulls Game Time and Channel Set

The game time for the Kentucky Wildcats vs. Buffalo Bulls contest slated for Sunday, Nov. 16 at Rupp Arena, has been set for noon ET on ESPNU. The game marks the first time the two programs will meet on the hardwood. The story of this game will be Bulls head coach Bobby Hurley, a former Duke […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014 College Football Predictions for Kentucky Wildcats and SEC

The time is finally here folks. We’ve made it through the miserable stretch since basketball ended in April. After almost five months, College Football is back. The beginning of a new season is always exciting, and it’s fun to make predictions on how the season will unfold. Here are my game-by-game outcomes for Kentucky football […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Two Wildcats suspended for season opener

Because of unspecified violations of team rules, Kentucky will be without a starting offensive lineman and a reserve wide receiver when it opens the season against Tennessee-Martin on Saturday. Senior left tackle Darrian Miller, who has started 24 consecutive games for the Cats, is sitting for a transgression that "happened some time ago," Coach Mark Stoops said at his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Unlucky 7 shows Kentucky Wildcats’ SEC struggles

The Kentucky Wildcats haven’t won an SEC game in two years. What’s even more amazing than that debilitating stat is that only seven current Cats were part of UK’s last SEC win. Here’s the full list of Kentucky players who have appeared in a SEC win, courtesy of Jon Hale. Tyler Brause — Ole Miss […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Doral Moore missed scheduled visit to Kentucky Wildcats this weekend

Over the summer, the Kentucky Wildcats offered 2015 four-star center Doral Moore. He was scheduled to visit this weekend, but something apparently came up. Doral Moore ended up not making it to Kentucky for his scheduled visit this past weekend. — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) August 25, 2014 Moore is a 7’0″ big man from Locust […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Willie Cauley-Stein Will Likely Return to the Court This Week

It sounds like Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein will be making his return to the court very soon. The 7-foot junior had initially anticipated returning to practice after the team arrived home from its Bahamas trip. That turned out to not be the case as coach John Calipari confirmed on Sunday that he had not participated […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari anonymously calls radio show to defend himself

John Calipari’s reputation as a master recruiter is undeniable but the Kentucky coach has a bevy of critics for his in-game coaching ability. One of those critics is New York radio personality Mike Francesa, who made the same claim that the title-winning coach is a phenomenal salesman and motivator but is lacking in the X’s and O’s. Calipari was apparently listening to or made...
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC: 5 Things We Learned About Kentucky In The Bahamas

The Kentucky Wildcats are trend setters, thanks to their head coach John Calipari. Coach Cal created an event called “Big Blue Bahamas” where the Wildcats played in a six-game exhibition tour in eight days against high level competition. Kentucky played Chalons-Reims (a professional team in France), the Puerto Rican national team reserves and the Dominican national team. […...
Via NBA Draft Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns Won’t Play In The World Cup Because He’s A Student-Athlete, Committed To Studies

School comes first, even for ridiculously talented basketball players who have an opportunity to play in the FIBA World Cup.  Karl-Anthony Towns is a freshman at the University of Kentucky. The former five-star recruit also has been a member of the Dominican Republic’s men’s national basketball team for a couple of years. His college coach, John Calipari, used to lead the squad...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch this sick behind-the-back pass from Kentucky's Andrew Harrison to Dakari Johnson

The Kentucky Wildcats are on some Big Blue Bahamas Tour. Today? Andrew Harrison went behind-the-back to Dakari Johnson for the dunk. [Kentucky Sports Connection]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s John Calipari Cryptically Says He’s Come Up With One Of His Best Ideas Ever

When it comes to mysterious tweets, John Calipari is as good as it gets.  The Kentucky coach, in the Bahamas for his team’s preseason trip, claims he has come up with one of his best ideas ever. It’s “crazy” and “ridiculous,” but he’s not going to reveal it until “it’s ready to be executed.”  Does the idea even have anything to do with basketball? Probably....
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Believes People Are Going To Try To “Sabotage” His Team Regarding Chemistry Issues

It may only be August, but Kentucky basketball head coach John Calipari is already up to his old tricks when it comes to attempting to control the narrative regarding his squad. Coach Cal’s Wildcats, now 3-0 in their “Big Blue Bahamas” tour, have looked impressive, albeit against inferior competition. Calipari apparently wants to make sure that his 2014-2015 unit, which includes...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari After Exhibition Win: “We Are Farther Along Than Any Team I’ve Had In A While”

John Calipari is clearly excited for this upcoming season. With so much talent returning from a team that went to the finals of the NCAA Tournament, and a number of blue chip freshmen coming in, its no wonder that he’s clearly more relaxed than normal this early in the year. After this afternoon’s blowout win over French pro club Champagne Châlons-Reims, Calipari took to Twitter...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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