The Kentucky Wildcats couldn’t hit a shot from the field, three, or the free throw line on Saturday night against the Connecticut Huskies, but they still had a chance to win the game with 18 seconds to go.
UK coach John Calipari called a time-out to set up a play. Either it was a horrible play [...]
When the history books are written, the 2010-2011 seasons of both football and basketball in the NCAA will likely read like a rogues gallery. It seems like every other day we find someone is either admitting to or getting caught violating NCAA rules. This time it’s former Kentucky Wildcats staffer, Bilal Batley. According to Fox [...]
The NBA is investigating New Jersey Nets co-owner Jay-Z’s presence in the Kentucky Wildcats locker room after they won their Elite 8 game last weekend. The NCAA has very strict rules regarding the NBA teams’ contact with college players. According to ESPN:
The rapper visited the players after their victory over North Carolina on Sunday [...]
Check out the scene at a packed Lexington, KY airport as fans await the return of their Final Four – bound Kentucky Wildcats. The floodlighting and ubiquitous fans make the photo look like a shot of the Second Coming. But hey, that’s basketball fans for you.
John Calipari and his Kentucky Wildcats are advancing to the Elite 8 of the NCAA Tournament after upsetting the top seeded Ohio State Buckeyes 62-60 on Friday night.
Kentucky’s prized forward Terrence Jones picked up two early fouls in the first five minutes of the game that sent him to the bench.
With Jones on the bench [...]
Rarely is the coaching match really that big of a deal in college sports, but it was on Saturday between John Calipari and Bob Huggins. Huggins held a 8-1 head-to-head record against Calipari coming into Saturday’s game.
Most thought it would be 9-1 after the way Huggins’ West Virginia Mountaineers dominated Cal’s Kentucky Wildcats in the [...]
The entire state of Kentucky was almost in mourning until Kentucky Wildcats point guard Brandon Knight made a layup with 2 seconds left to avoid the upset to the #13 seed Princeton Tigers. The final score was 59-57.
Knight was 0-7 shooting until hitting his only shot, the last shot of the game, for the win.
In the heat of the moment, coaches say all kinds of things to their players. And when you’re a coach like the University of Kentucky’s basketball coach, John Calipari, you’re even more likely to tip the vessel of profanity laced tirades.
According to several sources including Sports Enterprise Columnist, Dan Wolken, Coach Calipari called freshman Terrance [...]
It took weeks and months but the NCAA finally ruled today that Turkish center Enes Kanter will not be eligible to play for the Kentucky Wildcats for accepting $33,000 in cash for playing for a professional team in Turkey during the 2008/9 season.
“Enes took advantage of an opportunity to play at the highest level available [...]
Kentucky Wildcats basketball coach John Calipari announced on Sunday, via his Facebook page, that junior guard Darnell Dodson will not play for the Wildcats in the 2010-2011 season.
“Practice is underway as we prepare for our Canada trip, [and] I’m pleased with the energy everyone brought,” Calipari said. “I do want to let you all know [...]