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AW Photo Gallery: UK Senior Night

This AllWildcats Photo Gallery features several images from Kentucky's "Senior Night" win over Alabama at Rupp Arena, including the ceremony honoring UK seniors Jon Hood and Jarrod Polson.
Via kentucky.scout.com
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky-Auburn Preview

With a two-game deficit in the SEC standings, Kentucky will likely have to win at least one of its matchups with Florida - if not both - for a chance to win the league title. But before their first showdown with the Gators, the 14th-ranked Wildcats will have to avoid looking past their visit to Auburn on Wednesday night. Kentucky (18-5, 8-2 SEC) is trying to chase down No. 3 Florida...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky basketball defeats Mississippi State 69-59

Sometimes you need to look beyond the usual suspects. With his team as listless as a tortoise in molasses Saturday afternoon, coach John Calipari went deep into his bench. Little-used reserves Jon Hood and Jarrod Polson helped the foul-plagued University of Kentucky men’s basketball team escape with a 69-59 victory at Mississippi State. It was only the fourth victory away from...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Morris-Kentucky Preview

Kentucky is all set for a timely rematch against Robert Morris. The Colonials handed the Wildcats their previous defeat in last spring's NIT to cap a disappointing season for Kentucky's last class of highly-touted freshmen. Senior guard Jon Hood said the 59-57 loss stuck with him all summer. Coach John Calipari says he hasn't watched the video. The Wildcats (2-1) are...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 1 Kentucky prepares for Robert Morris

Kentucky is all set for a timely rematch against Robert Morris. The Colonials handed the Wildcats their previous defeat in last spring's NIT to cap a disappointing season for Kentucky's last class of highly-touted freshmen. Senior guard Jon Hood said the 59-57 loss stuck with him all summer. Coach John Calipari says he hasn't watched the video. The Wildcats (2-1) are...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Rematch With Robert Morris Is Not Revenge For UK

While Kentucky fans will not like any reminders of last season, they will have a glaring reminder coming straight into Rupp Arena on Sunday night. The return of Robert Morris to the eyes of the Big Blue Nation brings back the memories of a train-wreck season. The 22-14 campaign and a failure to reach the NCAA Tournament was cut through the heart by a better team who executed their...
Via StraitPinkie.com
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s Scholarship Situation for 2013

With the addition of Julius Randle, the Kentucky Wildcats have promised 7 new players a scholarship for the 2013-14 season. The NCAA mandates 13 players on a college team can have scholarships. With Goodwin, Poythress, and Cauley-Stein all saying they were coming back, and the possible addition of more recruits, what does this situation look like for Kentucky? I’ll try and help...
Via StraitPinkie.com
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats – #3 SEC college basketball power rankings

Kentucky Coach: John Calipari (3 seasons at Kentucky 102-14) Overall 505-152, 20 years 2011-12: Record 38-2 overall, 16-0 in SEC (1st) Starters Returning (0) Preseason Tournament: Barclays Center Classic Top Non-Conference Games: vs. Duke, at Notre Dame, vs. Baylor, at Louisville Transfer In : Julius Mays (Wright State – play right away) Sat Out: Ryan Harrow (NC State), Jon Hood...
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January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Preview: Duke Blue Devils vs. Kentucky Wildcats

Duke and Kentucky meet tonight in Atlanta for the Champions Classic. Below are my team previews of the teams and my prediction. Duke Coach: Mike Krzyewski (32 seasons at Duke 927-291) Overall 927-291, 37 years 2011-12: Record 27-7 overall, 13-3 in ACC (2nd) Starters Returning (3) Mason Plumlee, Seth Curry, Ryan Kelly Preseason Tournament: Battle of Atlantis, Champions Classic Top...
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

College Basketball Countdown: Kentucky Wildcats- #3

College basketball is right around the corner. Games will be starting before you know it, and practices are just right around the corner. Here at Roundballchat I will release my top 100 teams for the 2012-13 college basketball season. I will start at 100 and count my way down. I will rank all the 75 programs in the six major conferences, as well as 25 mid majors in my top 100 countdown...
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November 07, 2012  |  Discuss
CATS SCRATCH FEVER

Kentucky players release rap video

In addition to being NCAA basketball champions, Kentucky Wildcat freshman Kyle Wiltjer and sophomore Jared Polson are aspiring rappers. Rapping under the name White Boy Academy the pair and some friends have dropped a Final Four championship celebration video set in and around Rupp Arena. Not surprisingly for a group called White Boy Academy it sets a high bar for dance moves and...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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