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Seven Kentucky Wildcats Headed to NBA Draft

In a move that surprised practically no one, seven members of the Kentucky Wildcats have declared for the NBA Draft, per ESPN. This past season, Kentucky was a juggernaut in the college basketball world and went undefeated before falling to the Wisconsin Badgers in the Final Four. 7 Kentucky players declare for NBA draft: Cauley-Stein, Karl-Anthony Towns, Devin Booker, Trey Lyles...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Leads NCAA In Efficiency Differential At +32.6

When Kentucky won the national championship in 2012 with a team built around Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Terrence Jones, they finished the season with an efficiency differential of +24.8. The Wildcats scored 114.4 points per 100 possessions while giving up just 89.5. Kentucky lost just two games that season (Indiana and Vanderbilt). This season, John Calipari's team...
Via RealGM
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Could This Year’s Kentucky Team Beat Anthony Davis’ 2012 Team?

When asked who would win a matchup between Kentucky teams, the 2012 team or this year’s team, Anthony Davis answered that his Wildcats team would win. Here’s what the matchups would look like: PG –- Marquis Teague vs. Andrew Harrison SG -– Doron Lamb vs. Aaron Harrison SF -– Michael Kidd-Gilchrist vs. Devin Booker PF […] The post Could This Year’s Kentucky Team Beat...
Via Diehardsport
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobcats’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist throws down on Wizards’ Marcin Gortat (video)

While the Kentucky Wildcats were holding their annual Big Blue Madness, one former Cat was getting his dunk on in the NBA. In an NBA preseason game against the Phoenix Suns,  Kidd-Gilchrist goes up and throws it down with two hands over Marcin Gortat. . Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats discussion? Then be sure […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: A Kansas Fan Put A ‘Rock, Chalk’ Sticker On Kentucky’s Rupp Arena Sign

In 2012, the Kentucky men’s basketball team defeated Kansas in the national championship game in New Orleans. The Wildcats, led by first-year stars Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, prevented the Jayhawks from winning their second title under Bill Self.  Today, a Kansas fan got revenge on the Lexington, Ky. program. Kind of.  #RockChalk @KUHoops @RockChalkBlog pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NBA Playoffs: Matchups and Schedule

The NBA playoffs open this weekend, and several former Kentucky Wildcats will be in action. John Wall and his Washington Wizards will face Nazr Mohammed and the Chicago Bulls. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s Charlotte Bobcats take on the 2-x defending NBA Champion Miami Heat. The Toronto Raptors, led by former Wildcat player and assistant Dwane Casey, along with former Cat Patrick Patterson...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ten best one-and-done players of the 21st century

Some helped their teams win national championships, others were all-Americans, and many went on to get selected high in the NBA Draft. Thanks, mostly, to a rule enacted in 2005 that prevented high school players from going straight to the league, college basketball has been blessed–or cursed, depending on how you look at it–by talented freshmen. Which one-and-done players are...
Via College Spun
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker Makes Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Wear UConn T-Shirt (Photo)

To the victors go the spoils. Charlotte Bobcats guard and University of Connecticut alum Kemba Walker was very pleased with the outcome of Monday night’s NCAA Championship game, which his beloved Huskies won 60-54 over the University of Kentucky. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was not. The recent Kentucky grad paid the price for his alma mater’s demise after the game when Walker forced...
Via NESN.com
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

John Wall, Anthony Davis, Demarcus Cousins, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist All In Dallas For Kentucky’s National Championship Game

The Washington Wizards last played on Saturday, and they don’t play again until Wednesday, but the team did practice this morning. Following that session, All-Star point guard and former Kentucky Wildcat John Wall quickly left the Verizon Center.  John Wall was first guy off court & quickly left arena. Why? Had to catch a flight to DAL to see Kentucky in NCAA title game ...
Via College Spun
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

When Was The Last Time Kentucky Won The NCAA Tournament?

Ashley will surely be pumped Saturday night. For Kentucky basketball fans, winning never gets old. And that’s a good thing, because it’s only been two years since the Wildcats won the national title. In fact, if UK is able to take home the title this Monday night, it’ll be three straight years that a team from the state of Kentucky has won the NCAA Tournament. Kentucky last...
Via College Spun
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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