Tag Archive: Kentucky Wildcats

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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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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