Tag Archive: Kentucky Basketball

Apr 04

Succeed, proceed

During a Final Four press conference Friday ahead of his team’s national semifinal game against Wisconsin, Kentucky coach John Calipari offered this quote after he was asked about possibly rephrasing “one-and-done.” The following was Calipari’s response. “It’s the elephant in the room that we don’t need to talk about. Every player that I’ve recruited, and …

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Mar 27

Fans speak out on Cats and Cards

What will it take for Kentucky to beat Louisville for a second time this season? It depends on who you ask. During a visit to a local establishment this week, I asked fans for their their take on tonight’s game that will send the winner into the Mideast Region semifinals. Tipoff is tentatively set for …

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Mar 01

John Calipari regrets getting thrown out from loss at South Carolina

Kentucky coach John Calipari offered his thoughts on Kentucky’s 72-67 loss at South Carolina Saturday night. Calipari was ejected with his team down 12 after getting a technical, his second of the game, with 10:21 remaining. “I wish I didn’t get thrown out of the game, so that I could fight with our team.” “We …

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Feb 11

Cats talk about Auburn and the weather

Kentucky held its pre-Auburn press conference Tuesday, with assistant coach Kenny Payne and players Jon Hood and Willie Cauley-Stein touching on a variety of topics. The following are highlights from the media gathering. The Tigers and Cats play at 8 p.m. Wednesday, with the game televised locally on Channel 27. ——— Payne on UK’s issues …

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Feb 03

AP Top 25: Ballot breakdown

Breaking down this week’s Associated Press college basketball poll: UNANIMOUS ONE: Syracuse is the first unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll since Duke had a six-week run with all the first-place votes in 2010-11. The Orange are on top of the poll for the first time since they were No. 1 …

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Jan 20

Aaron Harrison proud of twin

Some notes from today’s media opportunity prior to Kentucky’s game against Texas A&M Tuesday night at Rupp Arena. * Kentucky guard Aaron Harrison was proud of his brother Andrew’s performance in Kentucky’s 74-66 win over Kentucky last Saturday at Rupp Arena. Aaron said Monday it could signify the beginning of great things for his twin. …

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Jan 09

Calipari: Cats can’t afford slow starts

Kentucky coach John Calipari knew his team would be rusty following an 11-day layoff. The Wildcats got off to a slow start before pulling together to post an 85-63 win over Mississippi State in their SEC opener Wednesday night at Rupp Arena. Calipari liked the comeback, but said the Cats can’t afford a repeat against …

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Jan 06

eRUPPtion Zone tickets available

eRUPPtion Zone tickets will be available to the public for Wednesday’s men’s basketball game against Mississippi State, which occurs during the university’s holiday break. The public will be allowed to start lining up for eRUPPtion Zone ticket sales Wednesday at 9 a.m. Tickets in the eRUPPtion Zone will be $5 each (cash only) and are …

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Dec 14

Postgame reactions from UK’s loss to North Carolina

Kentucky Head Coach John Calipari Opening Statement “Here’s what you had. You had a team that came at us physically. We couldn’t even get open on the wings. They fought us in the post. We couldn’t throw post passes. We ended up going down to a pick-and-roll trying to create and the only thing we …

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Dec 14

UK-UNC a rivalry with history

When Kentucky and North Carolina meet today in a 5:15 p.m. tipoff at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, it will feature the two winningest programs in college basketball. Overall, the Tar Heels own a 22-13 edge in the all-time series between the two foes. Despite North Carolina’s lead in the series, the Wildcats …

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