Tag Archive: Darius Miller

Jan 13

Sportsman of the Year Ballot: Anthony Davis gets (my) nod

(1) Anthony Davis: “His arrival completed a much-needed piece of the puzzle Kentucky needed to win a national championship. Davis had a block party that lasted from the opening tip until the final buzzer, a celebration that ended with Kentucky’s eighth national championship.” (2) Darius Miller: “I covered Darius Miller when he played in the …

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Dec 31

UK Sports: Looking back at 2012

In a matter of hours, 2012 will be history. Some of those moments will be memorable, others will won’t include a stop down memory lane. Let’s take a look at the top moments from the University of Kentucky during the past 12 months. No. 10 — Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari landed another all-star …

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Mar 31

NCAA Tournament: UK-Louisville the aftermath

Louisville coach Rick Pitino will be rooting for his former team in the NCAA finals Monday night and praised the Wildcats, especially Anthony Davis following a 69-61 loss in the national semifinals Saturday night. “Anthony Davis is as fine a basketball player as there is. They have a great basketball team, one that I know …

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Mar 31

Final Four: Sound bites, UK vs. Louisville

To help get you ready for today’s national semifinal game between Kentucky and Louisville. Here are some quotes from Friday’s press conferences in New Orleans. John Calipari on separating his team from the “craziness.” We’re staying above the fray, the drama. If you want to buy into the drama, then you buy into it. If …

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Mar 27

NCAA Tournament: Final Four notes and quotes

For the first time in history, Kentucky and Louisville will compete in the NCAA national semifinals Saturday in New Orleans. Kentucky coach John Calipari and some of his players talked about Louisville and other issues following Sunday’s victory over Baylor in the South Region finals. Calipari on his relationship with Rick Pitino: “It’s fine. We …

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Mar 24

NCAA Tourney sound bites: Kentucky vs. Baylor

Kentucky is one step away from reaching the Final Four. The Wildcats will take on Baylor at 2:20 p.m. Sunday here at the Georgia Dome. The following are quotes and notes to help prepare you for the contest. Baylor’s Quincy Miller on Kentucky center Anthony Davis: “We call each other brothers and we really have …

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Mar 22

NCAA Tourney sound bites: Kentucky-Indiana

Kentucky took to the podium in Atlanta Thursday and answered questions from the media in preparation for Friday’s game against Indiana. Here are some responses to those questions during the press conference. Darius Miller on what the Cats have learned from their two losses: “I think one thing that we took from it is that …

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Feb 29

Kentucky “Senior Night” a special moment

I remember as a little boy watching Senior Day basketball games at Kentucky on the television screen. I can see the late Kentucky Governor “Happy” Chandler singing “My Old Kentucky Home” as the cheerleaders sway to the sound of Chandler’s voice. I can see the Kentucky seniors of my era wipe away tears with their …

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Feb 22

This Kentucky team is road tough, too

One shot stands between Kentucky and a perfect record with three games remaining in the regular season. Think about that for a second. If not for Indiana’s last-second 3-pointer that sent the Hoosiers to a 73-72 win over the top-ranked Wildcats on Dec. 10 in Bloomington, Kentucky may be looking at a possible perfect regular …

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Feb 15

Donovan a fan of Darius ‘Steady Eddie’ Miller

Florida coach Billy Donovan has watched Darius Miller’s progression at Kentucky during the past four years. Donovan heaped praise on Miller earlier this week during the SEC teleconference and admires Miller’s dedication to the team despite two coaching changes in his four-year career at Kentucky. “I love him. I’ve always loved him. I’ve got a …

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