Former Wildcats: Terrence Jones Reuniting with Anthony Davis

NBA off-season means there are chances former Kentucky Wildcats could be reunited, just like this duo. The New Orleans Pelicans have the talent to have a competitive team, but their depth just isn’t there. There isn’t enough guys to keep the team rolling. With the free-agency among and the Houston Rockets not resigning Terrence Jones, […] Former Wildcats: Terrence Jones Reuniting...
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2 hours ago

Kentucky Wildcats Football: Louisville UK Alumni Club Football Kickoff Luncheon

It’s football time in the Bluegrass.   The University of Kentucky football team is a closing in on their opening day. The Greater Louisville UK Alumni Club is hosting their annual kickoff luncheon Thursday, July 28. Here’s information the university has provided: The Greater Louisville UK Alumni Club, along with Central Bank, will host the […] Kentucky Wildcats Football: Louisville...
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1 day ago

Romeo Langford shines in Las Vegas with John Calipari watching

Langford, part of the Eric Gordon All-Stars, had scoring totals of 22 points, 20 points, and 18 points before going nuts in his last exhibition It's never too early to think about the future, and you don't have to remind John Calipari of that. The latest section of the Kentucky Wildcats' recruiting adventure takes us to none other than Las Vegas, Nevada. There hosts the Under-17...
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1 day ago

Kentucky Wildcats: Coach Cal and Coach K

I know Villanova just won the 2016 NCAA title over North Carolina not too long ago, but when it comes to men’s college basketball, it’s Kentucky and Duke and then everyone else. Head coaches John Calipari and Mike Krzyzewski have turned their respective programs into recruiting behemoths, consistently ranking either #1 or #2 in class […] Kentucky Wildcats: Coach Cal and Coach...
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1 day ago

Quade Green sets list with Kentucky Wildcats on it

One of the top guards 2017 has to offer has announced his list of schools, and UK remains in the running for the five-star recruit. While Trae Young is clearly the Kentucky Wildcats' top point guard target, Quade Green is someone UK would also love to get in 2017. After all, we've seen John Calipari sign multiple point guards several times at UK. As the summer recruiting period...
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2 days ago

Kentucky Athletics: What Do Fans Really Know?

What do fans really know? As sports fans, we think we know a lot. We study statistics. We watch games over and over. We listen to talking heads, well, talk, on and on about sports. We analyze every little detail of every player and of every coach. And after all that, we assume that we […] Kentucky Athletics: What Do Fans Really Know? - Wildcat Blue Nation - Wildcat Blue Nation...
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2 days ago

NCAA rules that hanging out with Drake is violation

Note to college basketball players: hanging out with Drake is an NCAA violation. Just ask Kentucky basketball, which self-reported the violation, stemming from an Instagram picture featuring the rapper posing next to Tyler Ulis last year. Per “A violation of ‘preferential treatment’ occurred when a UK player attended a Drake concert after-party and a member...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Arkansas football assistant trolls Bobby Petrino on social media

Kentucky hasn’t had a ton of success on the field against Louisville over the last few years. The Wildcats have a five game losing streak to the Cardinals in the Governor’s Cup. Mark Stoops picked up someone with experience on the other side of the rivalry this off-season, poaching UL receivers coach Lamar Thomas right before National Signing Day. At today’s Kentucky Football...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky basketball got hit with an NCAA violation thanks to Drake

By now, we all know that when it comes to college basketball, the Kentucky Wildcats have stolen Drake's heart. What started out as a quick appearance at Big Blue Madness in 2009 has turned into a full-fledged bro-mance between man and school, one that has grown to include regular stops on campus, and this week even ended up with the rapper showing up at another school wearing UK...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Ulis hanging with Drake among 14 NCAA violations UK reported last year

Tyler Ulis meeting Drake, family lodging issues and more in UK's annual report of minor NCAA violations. When it comes to college sports, it's impossible to make it through a calendar year without committing at least one minor NCAA violation. When everything from social media, phone calls, lodging and recruiting evaluations are carefully analyzed by the NCAA, a minor violation...
Via A Sea of Blue
4 days ago

Kentucky Wildcats Football: Must-Win Games in 2016

We’re closing in on the beginning of the 2016 football season, here’s a look at some must win games for the Kentucky Wildcats. The Big Blue Nation is eagerly awaiting the moment that Kentucky football is relevant to other programs in the SEC. They desire to be a team that is feared or at least […] Kentucky Wildcats Football: Must-Win Games in 2016 - Wildcat Blue Nation - Wildcat...
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4 days ago

Kentucky Wildcats Football: A look at the $45 million football training facility

Kentucky football has a brand new training facility that is sure to impress, which comes as no surprise, given its price tag. Here's a look at everything that's been unveiled so far. One way to help your football program when it's in a rebuild period is to physically rebuild their facilities, and Kentucky has done just that. The Wildcats football team now gets to enjoy a state-of...
Via A Sea of Blue
5 days ago

NCAA investigating USF men’s basketball for academic fraud

The South Florida basketball program is under investigation for academic fraud, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Assistant coach Oliver Antigua, the brother of head coach Orlando Antigua, has been told he cannot go out on the road for recruiting this month, probably in response to the investigation. ORlando Antigua took over at South Florida before the 2014 season after spending...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Summer League: Watch Tyler Ulis drill game winner

Check out this game winner by former Kentucky Wildcats (and current Phoenix Suns) guard Tyler Ulis. He throws the ball in and then is on the receiving end of a pass and nails the game winner…..   The post Summer League: Watch Tyler Ulis drill game winner appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Calipari has idea to increase scoring in college basketball

John Calipari has more Twitter followers than anyone in college sports – by far. The Kentucky men’s basketball coach spewed some thoughts at his 1.5 million followers on Sunday afternoon.  Basically: Coach Cal is upset with all the contact that is being made with shooters during the process of a shot. Everything in our game trickles down. Watching games this weekend and...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State adds former Kentucky coach Joker Phillips to staff

Urban Meyer has added Joker Phillips to his Ohio State coaching staff, the program confirmed Wednesday evening.  Kentucky Sports Radio’s Matt Jones first reported the news.  Phillips, 53, was forced to resign from his assistant coaching position at Florida in 2014 after committing a recruiting violation. He was Kentucky’s head coach from 2010-12 and spent 2015 as an assistant...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors considering drafting Labissiere at No. 9?

Masai Ujiri’s hoop dreams truly know no bounds. According to a report by Chad Ford of ESPN on Thursday, the Toronto Raptors, who hold the No. 9 overall pick in this year’s draft, may consider selecting Kentucky big man Skal Labissiere at that spot if none of the top eight players in the draft fall to them. Hearing strong rumblings that Raptors GM Masai Ujiriin on Kentucky...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Dan Le Batard critical of John Calipari's appearance on ESPN

John Calipari is all over ESPN today.  Kentucky’s men’s basketball coach, on the day of the NBA Draft, is going through ESPN’s “Car Wash.” He was already on "Mike & Mike" and "First Take" and is scheduled to be on "SportsCenter," "Russillo & Kanell," "His & Hers" and "Highly Questionable."  Had a great time co-hosting @MikeAndMike with @KarlTowns and...
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June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino responds to John Calipari’s seeming slight

Rick Pitino finally responded to what he felt was a slight from John Calipari aimed at him and his Louisville program. During a radio interview last week, Calipari said that most coaches should know about what’s going on with their players around campus. Many interpreted that as a commentary about Louisville, given that Pitino has said he had no idea of the sex scandal perpetuated...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kentucky basketball player found passed out drunk next to his car

Kentucky men’s basketball player Derek Willis was found in a very compromising position Saturday night. The forward consumed a few too many alcoholic drinks, and was found by police passed out on the street next to his open driver’s side door. Willis, who is 20 years old and not of legal drinking age, was arrested in Union, Kentucky for a first and second offense of public...
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June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

John Calipari: College coaches should be held accountable for what happens on campus

John Calipari is not exactly a stranger when it comes to collegiate athletics scandals, and he firmly believes that anything that allegedly happened on campus is the coach’s responsibility. Calipari told Tuesday’s edition of “The Mike Lupica Show” that coaches shouldn’t be blamed for incidents that happen when players are away from campus, but that they know everything...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kentucky G Tyler Ulis has pretty significant hip issues

Kentucky point guard Tyler Ulis is hoping to hear his name called fairly early in next week’s NBA Draft, but according to a report, a hip issue could put a crimp in his plans.  Per Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders, the 5-foot-9 playmaker may be suffering from a “pretty significant” hip issue, which may lead to surgery and could cause him to fall in drafts.  Kentucky...
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June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

John Calipari proposes moving the SEC Tournament to preseason

Kentucky coach John Calipari has a notorious hatred of the SEC Tournament – particularly how it has apparently held little weight in determining NCAA Tournament seeding. So during the SEC’s spring meetings, Calipari put forth a novel idea: turn the tournament into a preseason affair, just to cement how little it actually matters. “You know my stuff is like so ridiculous you...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

John Calipari doesn't expect to ever leave Kentucky

Sorry, NBA suitors. John Calipari seems pretty content at Kentucky. Coach Cal said in a lengthy blog post on his website on Monday that he intends to make Kentucky the last stop of his coaching career. “My plan is to coach here for the rest of my career,” Calipari wrote. “I want this to be my final coaching position.” It was part of a lengthy post detailing his ambitious...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

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