By Jack Crouter,
It’s honestly hard to determine which the team the 72-40 final score of #1 Kentucky v #5 Kansas says more about.
The Wildcats dominated the game with their defense. In addition to holding the Jayhawks to just 40 points in the game, they allowed their opponents to shoot an incredibly low 19.6% from the field. (more…)
By Amos Leak,
University of Kentucky has been lucky lately after the coaching situations of Billie Gillespie and Tubby Smith, that they were able to pull John Calipari away from University of Memphis. Calipari lately has been a non-stop force with recruiting, being able to get NBA players such as John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, Eric Bledsoe, Brandon Knight, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Terrence Jones, Anthony Davis, Nerlens Noel, Julius Randle, James Young and many others. With his ability to put players in position to reach their dreams of becoming an NBA player, he has been able to recruit more and more talent. (more…)
By: Trennis Phillips
On April 22, freshman sensation Julius Randle officially declared for the 2014 NBA draft. Its obvious Randle seems to be one of most sought after players to enter the draft, after an outstanding season at the University of Kentucky. Most people have been spoiled with Kentucky’s freshman doing amazing things in a single season, but we must not overlook his tremendous production this past year.
By: William Shaw
The last few weeks of the college basketball off- season has been a very nerve-racking time for some of the most historic basketball programs. Kentucky in particular was waiting on a decision from several underclassmen if they were going to return for their sophomore and junior seasons. Once the Harrison Twins announced that they will be returning to Lexington next season, the bar was set for next year and the nation has a overwhelming preseason favorite. (more…)
By Brian Buckey,
After a thrilling 2013-14 season in college basketball, it’s never too early to look forward to next season. With several impact players yet to make a decision on whether to turn pro or stay in school, this list could easily change in a few weeks. Here is a look at the top 25 for next season: (more…)
By Chris Ramirez,
Arlington, TX – Kevin Ollie said he knew his second team at Connecticut was destined for great things. A year after they were banned from the postseason, and a month after they lost to a conference rival by 33 points, Shabazz Napier and the rest of the Huskies proved their coach right. (more…)
By Brian Buckey,
At the beginning of this year’s NCAA tournament, who would’ve thought it would come down to these two teams? No. 7 seed UConn will face No. 8 Kentucky. Kentucky is a rare case because they were the preseason No. 1 team. The Wildcats’ freshmen have grown up quickly and they have been able to pull out close games all tournament long, thanks to Aaron Harrison’s late 3-pointers in wins over Michigan and Wisconsin. UConn has had a magical ride into the final game. Led by Shabazz Napier, the Huskies were able to get by Villanova and Michigan State before stunning No. 1 Florida in the Final Four. There will be a lot of talent on the court on Monday night, it just might not be the talent most expected coming into the tournament. (more…)