Tag Archive: Kentucky Wildcats

May 08

Kentucky renews hoops series with Eastern Kentucky

It’s been more than seven years since the Kentucky men’s basketball team has played neighboring Eastern Kentucky University. The two teams will meet on Sunday, Dec. 7 at Rupp Arena, marking the first time the two teams have played each other since Dec. 30, 2006 when the Wildcats got 25 points from Randolph Morris and …

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May 06

Stoops gets an extension

Mark Stoops and his emphasis on recruiting is starting to pay off. The second-year Kentucky football coach received a contract extension the school announced in a university release Tuesday. The new deal extends Stoops’ current contract to June 30, 2019. Kentucky athletics director Mitch Barnhart said Stoops has earned an extra two years, giving him …

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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 01

Leftovers from Kentucky’s recovery at Missouri

Kentucky hasn’t had much success on the road this season. Prior to Saturday’s 84-79 triumph at Missouri, the Wildcats (16-5, 6-2 Southeastern Conference) had lost three of their five games (North Carolina, Arkansas and LSU) on an opponents’ home court, while the other two setbacks (Baylor and Michigan State) came on a neutral site. Kentucky …

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Jan 28

Calipari: ‘Game on’

Kentucky arrived in Baton Rouge earlier today for its game against LSU scheduled for Tuesday at 9 p.m. Although the weather forecast features snow and ice and everything in between, Kentucky coach John Calipari thinks the game will be leaving rather than making a determination on the contest. “The issue will be getting out of …

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Jan 22

O’Neill giving UK women spark off the bench

LEXINGTON (AP) — Jennifer O’Neill is making the most of opportunities coming off the bench for ninth-ranked Kentucky. The 5-foot-6 junior point guard enters Thursday night’s Southeastern Conference game against Alabama (8-10, 1-4) leading the Wildcats (15-3, 3-2) with 12.7 points and 3.4 assists per game. Pretty good, considering O’Neill’s only start this season came …

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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 20

Breaking down the AP Top 25: Jan. 20, 2014

Breaking down this week’s Associated Press college basketball poll: KANSAS’ STREAK: Kansas has won four straight games since losing to San Diego State. The last three have been over ranked teams — No. 25 Kansas State, No. 8 Iowa State, No. 9 Oklahoma State — and the Jayhawks have a chance to make it four …

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Jan 16

Tennessee expects same from Kentucky Wildcats

Tennessee guard Jordan McRae hasn’t noticed much change in Kentucky’s basketball team this season. “They’re a good team,” McRae said after the Volunteers defeated Auburn 78-67 Wednesday night in Knoxville. “They are their usual Kentucky team. They are going to be tough to beat at home but I think we can manage.” For the first …

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