Following Team USA Basketball’s win over Serbia in the FIB World Cup Gold Medal Game on Sunday, SI.com’s FIBA World Cup All-Tournament was released. Making the first team was former KEntucky Wildcats star and current New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis. Anthony Davis, USA (MVP): 12.3 PPG, 6.6 RPG, 2.1 BPG, 54.9 FG% If not […]
Brandon Ingram is ranked as one of the 20 best players in the 2015 recruiting class. The small forward is from Kinston, North Carolina, and is coveted by in-state powers Duke and UNC. In fact, every crystal ball submission on 247Sports predicts that he will become either a Tar Heel or a Blue Devil. Those two Tobacco Road fanbases can’t be thrilled about this picture, posted to...
University of Kentucky coach John Calipari is finalizing plans for an unprecedented two-day campus scouting combine for NBA executives to evaluate his star-laden roster of professional prospects, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Calipari has invited officials of the 30 NBA teams to send personnel to Lexington, Ky., on Oct. 11-12 to watch his players do everything from run full...
If you thought Kentucky and head coach John Calipari had a stranglehold on all the top incoming collegiate talent before, wait until the top junior and senior prep hoop phenom’s get a whiff of this.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski Calipari and the Wildcats will now hold a preseason scouting combine that will allow NBA brass to get an up close and personal look at his players...
TweetJohn Calipari has secured a reputation of producing top NBA draft prospects at Kentucky. Now, the famed coach is set to take the bar up another notch. Per a report from Y! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski, Calipari is finalizing a deal to hold a combine-style, 2-day practice session geared at putting his players on display for NBA personnel. Calipari and his staff have been in contact...
Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported this morning that Kentucky head coach John Calipari will host a scouting combine exclusively for his Wildcats this October. Calipari has invited a representative from all 30 NBA teams to the two-day event. Wojnarowski added: “After the combine, Calipari plans to shut out NBA executives and scouts from his practices for […]
The Kentucky Wildcats will have a host of NBA Draft prospects on this year’s team. Leave to John Calipari to find a way to boost their stock even further before the season even begins. According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Calipari will be holding an NBA Scouting Combine at UK for scouts and executives to come […]
With Antonio Blakeney off the board to Louisville, Kentucky is now getting re-involved with 2015 five-star guard Isaiah Briscoe.
“Kentucky has gotten involved with Isaiah again and he is excited to visit with the staff,” his high school coach Dave Boff told SNY.tv.
While he has not yet received a confirmed offer from Kentucky, John Calipari has scheduled an in-home visit with...
If there is one game on the 2014 Louisville football schedule that you may have slightly lost interest in, it would have to be this past Saturday’s Murray State game. Blowout wins can be fun to a certain extent, but when it’s an FCS opponent, you know going into the game that it likely isn’t going to be competitive.
If you’ve been to games at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium...
Tuesday, which marks the first day of the upcoming open recruiting period, will be a huge day for Kentucky’s basketball recruiting efforts as head coach John Calipari will be conducting in-home visits with both Malik Newman and Jaylen Brown. The two five-star prospects are likely the Cats’ two biggest remaining targets as the options on […]
Here are some of the memorable highlights from the announcement of the University of Kentucky’s largest single gift in its history. Carol Martin “Bill” Gatton was honored for his donation which will help fund a new student center. Here is the full announcement, which begins at the 14:00 mark. . Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats discussion? Then […]
It appears that the Kentucky men’s basketball team has new uniforms for the upcoming season.
The Wildcats, the likely preseason No. 1 team in the country for 2014-15, are taking a team photograph today. The white uniforms Kentucky is wearing seem to have a new pattern on the shorts.
Check them out:
Our good friend Bill Gatton may be the most knowledge UK basketball fan there...
Five star 2016 small forward trimmed his list to just 10 schools on Monday.
Among the schools to make the cut were Arizona, Duke, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Saint Louis, UConn and Wake Forest.
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Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari has awarded walk-on guard/forward EJ Floreal a scholarship for the 2014-15 college basketball season, according to KSR’s Matt Jones. Floreal, the son of UK track coach Eldrick Floreal, accepted an offer to walk on in the 2013-14 season for UK. In 2012, UK hired Edrick to be the school’s new track and […]
The Kentucky Wildcats won’t be getting Diamond Stone.
The 5-star big man cut UK from his list on Thursday, which in theory, should’t be that big of a surprise. Kentucky is loaded at both center and power forward with non-seniors, including Willie Cauley-Stein, Dakari Johnson, Alex Poythress, Marcus Lee, Karl Towns, Derek Willis and Trey Lyles.
Even though UK figures to lose...
The Kentucky Wildcats won’t be getting Diamond Stone. The 5-star big man cut UK from his list on Thursday, which in theory, should’t be that big of a surprise. Kentucky is loaded at both center and power forward with non-seniors, including Willie Cauley-Stein, Dakari Johnson, Alex Poythress, Marcus Lee, Karl Towns, Derek Willis and Trey […]
As many college teams do in the summer, Kentucky took a trip to play some early games against International competition. Unlike a lot of teams, John Calipari tried to up the competition level that his team would compete against. The Wildcats played six games in eight days in the Bahamas, including two games apiece against […]
Big Blue in the Bahamas: An Early Look at Kentucky’s...
It sounds like Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein will be making his return to the court very soon. The 7-foot junior had initially anticipated returning to practice after the team arrived home from its Bahamas trip. That turned out to not be the case as coach John Calipari confirmed on Sunday that he had not participated […]
John Calipari’s reputation as a master recruiter is undeniable but the Kentucky coach has a bevy of critics for his in-game coaching ability. One of those critics is New York radio personality Mike Francesa, who made the same claim that the title-winning coach is a phenomenal salesman and motivator but is lacking in the X’s and O’s. Calipari was apparently listening to or made...
The Kentucky Wildcats are trend setters, thanks to their head coach John Calipari. Coach Cal created an event called “Big Blue Bahamas” where the Wildcats played in a six-game exhibition tour in eight days against high level competition. Kentucky played Chalons-Reims (a professional team in France), the Puerto Rican national team reserves and the Dominican national team. […...
School comes first, even for ridiculously talented basketball players who have an opportunity to play in the FIBA World Cup.
Karl-Anthony Towns is a freshman at the University of Kentucky. The former five-star recruit also has been a member of the Dominican Republic’s men’s national basketball team for a couple of years. His college coach, John Calipari, used to lead the squad...
A little over two months ago, a report surfaced that indicated John Calipari was in “deep discussions” with the Cleveland Cavaliers before he finalized a new contract extension with Kentucky. That was before LeBron James shocked the world by announcing he was heading home to Cleveland. In hindsight, Calipari was probably using the Cavs and […]
The Kentucky Wildcats are getting set to face the Dominican Republic National Team for the second time. It will be the sixth and final game of the Big Blue Bahamas Tour, but it will be the first that center Willie Cauley-Stein suits up. Cauley-Stein in uniform today but for a team picture. He is warming […]
The Kentucky Wildcats are embracing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. John Calipari and the basketball team did the challenge, as did Joe Craft Coach Stoops & his assistants do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. . Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats discussion? Then be sure to check out the KSC Forums Subscribe to our RSS feed to always be in […]
Shortly after defeating Champagne Chalons-Reims by a score of 77-72, the Kentucky basketball team cooled off by completing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The Ice Bucket Challenge, a campaign started by the ALS Association, essentially involves pouring a bucket of ice water over your head and challenging others to do the same or make a […]