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KENTUCKY RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
12 hours 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
14 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Football Player Preview: Kendall Randolph

Name: Kendall Randolph Position: Cornerback Height/Weight: 5-11, 175 lbs. Hometown: Tallahassee, Fla. Rivals: 4* Scout: 3* ESPN: 4* 24/7: 3* Senior season stats: 59 tackles, three tackles for loss, one interception, seven pass breakups and one fumble recovery Junior season stats: 27 tackles, two tackles for loss, six interceptions, seven pass breakups and one fumble recovery The Kentucky...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Replacing a Legend

Most of the college basketball programs known for their rich traditions have all faced at one time or another the challenge of having to replace a legendary coach.   UCLA is a prime example, having to replace  John Wooden who coached the Bruins to 10 National Titles.  Nearly 40 years after his retirement, the Bruins still have not come anywhere close to replicating that magical...
Via Big Blue Digest
3 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
5 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kei Beckham Commits to Kentucky Wildcats

The Kentucky Wildcats have scored another commitment. This one is in the form of  Kei Beckham, a 2015 defensive back from Trotwood-Madison High School. He has a growing list of college offers, but the Wildcats offered him early last year, and now he’s a UK commitment. I am officially committed to play football at the University of Kentucky #BBN #Whynot #StoopsTroops — Kei Beckham...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
7 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
10 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Julius Randle Is Thankful He’s Not John Calipari, Responsible For Finding Minutes For All Of Kentucky’s Big Men

John Calipari has a problem–it’s a good one to have, though. How will he find minutes for all of his forwards and centers next season?  Kentucky’s 2014-15 men’s basketball team will feature a collection of big men as talented and deep as any squad in recent memory. Former Wildcat forward Julius Randle, a projected top 10 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, is thankful he’s...
Via College Spun
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

George Asafo-Adjei commits to Kentucky Wildcats

The Kentucky Wildcats have scored a huge commitment in the form of Lakota West rising senior George Asafo-Adjei, according to Justin Rowland of Rivals.com. Asafo-Adjei said in a recent interview that Cincinnati, West Virginia, and Louisville were his other favorites. He also held an offer from the Florida Gators. Asafo-Adjei has been on Cincinnati’s campus multiple times recently...
Via Kentucky Recruits
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Joker Phillips resigned from UF over NCAA violations

Florida coach Will Muschamp announced Wednesday that receivers coach Joker Phillips has resigned from the position.  Former Gators quarterback Chris Leak will take over for Phillips as receivers coach.  “I’m thankful for the opportunity that the University of Florida and Will Muschamp provided to me and my family, but at this time I have decided to step down from my position...
Via Thacover2
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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