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KENTUCKY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kentucky Basketball Adds Two Walk-Ons for 2015 Season

With the departure of Sam Malone, Tod Lanter, and Brian Long, it was only natural that Kentucky was going to add a few walk-ons this season.  Though, until this point, nobody knew who they would be. Today, the University of Kentucky answered those questions: Dillon Pulliam, a transfer from Transy, and Johnny David, a freshman […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MacGinnis, Stamps, and Swindle make Coaches Preseason All-SEC Team

Three Kentucky football players took home preseason honors today, just when you thought all of the preseason awards had already been given out. Sophomore kicker Austin MacGinnis, senior safety AJ Stamps, and senior tackle Jordan Swindle were all named to one of the coaches preseason All-SEC team. MacGinnis was the only Cat to make the […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gunnar Hoak talks Kentucky, Aaron Rodgers comparison

The Kentucky Wildcats football program has been taking positive strides over the past couple of years. Head coach Mark Stoops has been bringing in much improved recruiting classes and has found ways to convince recruits to choose Kentucky over other schools. It hasn’t been an easy process, but they are well on their way to becoming an extremely competitive football team. One...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UK 2015 National Champions’ shirts seen in Haiti

We all know that the NFL, NCAA, MLB, NBA, and NHL make championship apparel for teams involved in a championship game. The team that wins the championship has their shirts almost immediately put on the market, while the others are usually sent to countries where children and needy people could really use a shirt on their back or a jacket to keep them warm. When it comes to the NCAA...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari praises new Kentucky basketball commit

Kentucky basketball picked up a big time commit on Thursday from four-star recruit Isaac Humphries. The current Indiana high school prospect is originally from Australia, and is already drawing rave reviews from head coach John Calipari. Coach Cal explained earlier this afternoon what player Humphries reminds him of the most and how excited he is to have him. I watched Isaac when...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky PG Tyler Ulis shows off skill in Chicago tourney

The Kentucky Wildcats are currently one of the most dominant programs in college basketball and head coach John Calipari’s recruiting is one of the main reasons for their success. One of his best players heading into the 2015-16 season is point guard Tyler Ulis, who was part of last year’s recruiting class. Ulis didn’t see a ton of playing time as a freshman, but he is ready...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Compares New Kentucky Basketball Commit To Former Wildcat Star

Josh Harrellson was a very important role player for Kentucky in 2010-11, avearging 7.6 points, 8.7 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks for John Calipari’s first Kentucky Final Four team. The newest Kentucky Wildcat, four-star center Isaac Humphries out of Australia, reminds John Calipari of Harrellson.  I watched Isaac when he first came over to the US in high school in Indiana & was...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: 4-Star Center Isaac Humphries Signs With Kentucky, Will Play This Season

Kentucky just made a major late additions to its 2015 recruiting class. The Wildcats have signed La Porte (Ind.) Lumiere School four-star big man Isaac Humphries, according to multiple reports. The 6-foot-10 Australian native will re-classify and suit up for UK this season. Scout.com’s Evan Daniels broke the news. Source: Isaac Humphries has signed with Kentucky & joins their...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Quarterback Fires Back At ESPN Over College Playoff Joke

The Kentucky Wildcats haven’t had a winning season in football since 2009, and have only had four total since the 2000 season began. Needless to say, there isn’t a lot of thought that the team can win the SEC East this year … much less win the conference and make a run toward the College Football Playoff. It’s such a long shot that ESPN had fun with the odds from Las Vegas...
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

5-star PF Sacha Killeya-Jones commits to Kentucky

Class of 2016 five-star power forward Sacha Killeya-Jones, out of Virginia Episcopal School in Lynchburg, has committed to the University of Kentucky. ESPN’s Paul Biancardi reported Killeya-Jones’ decision on Twitter, as did the star recruit himself. Breaking News: Espn 100 Sacha -Killeya -Jones tells ESPN that he has committed to Kentucky. His quotes & analysis coming to...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mick Cronin Denies That He Was In Confrontation With John Calipari

Over the last few days, a story about Kentucky head coach John Calipari accosting a rival head coach has been doing the rounds online. Kentucky Sports Radio believes it has discovered the unnamed coach: Cincinnati’s Mick Cronin. Cronin went on the radio today with WLW’s Lance McAlister to discuss his Bearcats. When his interview was announced, fans made it clear that they wanted...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach That John Calipari Confronted About Cheating Allegations May Be Cincinnati’s Mick Cronin

Twitter/@tneel On Tuesday night, we shared a clip from Gary Parrish’s radio show, in which he told a story about John Calipari accosting a fellow coach over recruiting allegations. Kentucky Sports Radio has look further into things, and as it turns out, this story might not be a new one. KSR’s Drew Franklin found an old story from Parrish in 2010, that is largely the same as...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari put rival coach in check after stealing his recruit

John Calipari is in all likelihood the best recruiter in college basketball, and he has been for years. The guy shops for five-star recruits like he’s picking produce at the market. He puts in work and gets nearly anyone he wants, and that does not sit well with some other coaches. CBS Sports college basketball reporter Gary Parrish told a great story on his radio show Tuesday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Listen: John Calipari Called Out Rival Coach In Cocky Rant After Cheating Allegation, According To Gary Parrish

If you spread a rumor about Kentucky head coach John Calipari, expect to hear about it when it gets around to him. During his radio show on 92.9 in Memphis, CBS Sports college basketball writer Gary Parrish recounted an amazing story about that exact situation. According to Parrish, who says he’s heard this story from multiple sources, a recruiting rival began spreading a rumor...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Kentucky Wildcats Gather For Awesome NBA Photo

After playing together in a historic Kentucky basketball season, several of the NBA rookies gathered for a pretty sweet photo.
Via Gamedayr
18 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Says Something No One Believes: Details at 11

Presidential candidates and campaign managers think John Calipari’s spin needs to be a little more reasonable: Anyone buy this? John Calipari: "Some guys were relieved" When We Lost to Wisconsin https://t.co/PPx6AhLac8 pic.twitter.com/ZvsnOo05MC — The Big Lead (@thebiglead) August 5, 2015 The news value — if you can find any in this hilarious statement — is simply that...
Via The Student Section
22 days ago  |  Discuss

New Faces In Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats have reloaded yet again. While it felt like the Wildcats struck out this recruiting season that was far from the case. They landed three 5 star and two 4 star players. The Wildcats will have a strong inside presence due to the addition of Skal Labissiere. Skal is a 6-10 center who is native to Haiti. He is a great shot blocker that can also score on all three...

Kentucky Has Three Players In College Basketball Top 50 Despite Draft Losses

It looks as though losing seven players to the 2015 NBA Draft was no sweat off Kentucky’s back. A record six Wildcats were selected in this year’s draft — including No. 1 pick Karl-Anthony Towns and fellow lottery picks Willie Cauley-Stein, Trey Lyles and Devin Booker — with a seventh being picked up during free agency. But despite all those losses, Kentucky still managed...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats Lands 2018 Five Star Receiver Recruit

The Kentucky Wildcats pulled in a huge recruit when 2018 five star receiver Jermaine Eskridge made his college choice.
Via Gamedayr
27 days ago  |  Discuss

This Kentucky Wildcats Football Helmet Is Too Awesome

This white and chrome Kentucky Wildcats football helmet is too good.
Via Gamedayr
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Trey Lyles girlfriend – Olivia Jester is Kentucky soccer player

Trey Lyles’ girlfriend Olivia Jester turned heads at the NBA Draft in Brooklyn on Thursday night. Jester, who is a soccer player at Kentucky, received attention when ESPN televised a shot of John Calipari after Willie Cauley-Stein was drafted. People wondered if the woman in question was Cal’s daughter or someone else, but the real...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats 2015 Preview and Prediction

There was tangible growth for Kentucky in Mark Stoops second season in Lexington. Despite a disappointing second half that still left the Wildcats...
Via Athlon Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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