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KENTUCKY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: John Calipari And Mark Stoops Combined To Take $450,000 Worth Of Charter Jet Flights For Recruiting Last Year

Twitter/Calipari Recruiting at Kentucky is a big deal. John Calipari’s basketball program has recruited better than anyone else in college basketball over the last few years, while Mark Stoops has done a good job recruiting ever since he got to Lexington. Part of this is because the two have gone after recruits across the country. Of course, flying all over to get recruits does...
Via College Spun
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Was Jalen Rose considering joining Kentucky basketball staff?

Is it just me or does Jalen Rose always find himself involved in some type of speculation. After the college basketball season was over, there were rumors that Rose might join John Calipari’s Kentucky staff. So were the rumors true? Well Rose was addressed the rumors on his podcast and pleaded the fifth when asked by his co-host Dave Jacobi. Fast forward to 6:45: Rose never...
Via No Guts, No Glory
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jalen Rose “Pleads The Fifth” After Being Asked About Considering Assistant Role At Kentucky

Former NBA star Jalen Rose, now an on-air analyst for ESPN/ABC, certainly has an enviable job. But on his Grantland podcast with co-host David Jacoby earlier this week, he all-but-admitted to having interest in the then-vacant assistant role with Kentucky coach John Calipari’s Wildcats this past offseason. Rose made it clear that Calipari is “one of the few” coaches he’d...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Neal Brown Likes Redshirting Freshman Offensive Lineman

The Kentucky Wildcats had a solid 2014 recruiting class in 2014 in terms of the offensive line. The Cats picked up commitments from four offensive lineman, the most notable being 4-star tackle Nick Richardson. He’s the most likely of the four to contribute this year, but if Neal Brown has his way, none of them […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Darius Miller Re-Signs with Pelicans; Doron Lamb Still Waiting

When NBA free agency started, former Kentucky Wildcats Darius Miller and Doron Lamb were without jobs after their respective teams let them go this offseason. Good news for Darius, as the New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has re-signed Miller. Originally drafted by New Orleans with the 46th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the University of Kentucky product averaged...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Willie Cauley-Stein: “I Might Be Down, But I Certainly Ain’t Out”

Kentucky’s fan base is certainly excited for the 2014-2015 campaign to get under away, considering the team returns a number of star players and will bring in one of the top recruiting classes in the country. But one player who might need a little more time before tip-off in mid-November is returning junior forward Willie Cauley-Stein. Cauley-Stein injured his left ankle during...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

George Brown D-Day is here for Florida Gators and Kentucky Wildcats

The Florida Gators and Kentucky Wildcats won’t have to wait much longer to learn the future of their top remaining offensive line targets. George Brown Jr. has had his commitment date set for July 25th, and today is the day we learn where he will be attending college. Brown had previously narrowed his list down to eight schools: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Missouri...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Kentucky Basketball Freshmen Try On Their Wildcats Uniforms For The First Time

John Calipari is pretty excited about his 2014-15 Kentucky men’s basketball team. Much of the optimism is due to the Wildcats returning a large portion of their key players from a season prior, but some of it stems from the recruiting class the 55-year-old coach brought to Lexington, Ky. Kentucky’s 2014 class ranked No. 2 in the country, according to 247Sports.  The incoming...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats Announce Football Fan Day

The Kentucky Wildcats Football Fan Day has been set for Saturday, Aug. 9 at Nutter Fieldhouse at 9 a.m. ET, with a practice open to the fans following at 10:45 a.m. at Commonwealth Stadium. Admission and parking is free of charge. Kentucky’s student-athletes and coaches will sign autographs at the annual event at 9 a.m. and fans will also be able to pick up new 2014 posters and...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: John Calipari Snapped A Picture Of His Full 2014-15 Kentucky Team

John Calipari’s teams always seem to be stacked with talent, but few have blended his signature blue-chip freshmen with experienced veteran players like the 2014-15 team will. The Kentucky coach has to be proud today. On Facebook, he posted that he arrived on campus after being on the road, and found what looks like almost his entire group of scholarship players playing a game...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Zy’Aire Hughes Commits to Kentucky Wildcats

The Kentucky Wildcats have reportedly picked up their third commitment of the weekend. This one is from the class of 2016, and it’s Paducah, KY (McCracken County) athlete Zy’Aire Hughes. 2016 Paducah (Ky.) ATH Zy’aire Hughes committed to UK today. — Alex Davis (@KYPREPSAlex) July 19, 2014 Received word from the McCracken Co. staff. Zy’aire Hughes and the Mustangs are...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky LB Miles Simpson's career over

As SEC Media Days get underway today, some roster news for Kentucky – one piece of it pretty bad for the Wildcats. When the first official post-spring depth chart was unveiled in UK's 2014 media guide, senior linebacker Miles Simpson wasn't on it. A school spokesman confirmed Simpson is giving up football because of persistent problems with a hip injury. He will stay in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats Basketball Weekly Recruiting Round-Up

Could a commitment from five-star SF Jaylen Brown be coming soon? July is ramping up and so is the recruiting world as prospects participate in camps and AAU games, and as the Kentucky Wildcats begin to key in on some of their top targets moving forward. Following are a few updates to keep you in the loop. Five-star wing Brandon Ingram is starting to hear more from Kentucky. Ingram...
Via Kentucky Recruits
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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