KENTUCKY WILDCATS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kevin Ware says Louisville doesn’t really care Kentucky exists

Kevin Ware sees the Louisville-Kentucky rivalry as just another game. He stated that his team doesn't really care that Kentucky exists.
Via Gamedayr
21 days ago  |  Discuss

New Kentucky uniforms include chrome lettering

The chrome-crazy trend we’ve recently witnessed in college football (specifically when it comes to helmets) is evidently making its way onto the hardwood as well. Exhibit A: Kentucky’s new Nike Hyperelite uniforms. The “Kentucky” splashed across the chest of the jersey, the players’ numbers and even the interlocking “UK” on the sides of the shorts are all in gray chrome...
Via Lost Lettermen
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA basketball power rankings

Keep an eye on:  Louisville, Iowa State, UCLA, Wisconsin, Villanova, UMass 10.          Connecticut                 The Huskies keep finding ways to win with many of those wins being over quality opponents.  They have one-possession wins over Maryland, Boston College, Indiana, and now Florida.  They have already shown in this young season the moxie to pull...
Via isportsweb.com
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Rumor: Would John Calipari leave Kentucky for the Knicks?

After eleven games and a 3-8 start, J.R. Smith might not be the only one on the Knicks that is starting to panic. With panic, comes rumors of what will happen next for a team.  Will someone get traded?  Iman Shumpert’s name has constantly been thrown around in trade rumors since his rookie year, and rumors have heated up this year.  Speculation has calmed down over the last...
Via New York Sports-Kings
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Opposing fan bases are snatching up Kentucky's '40-0' shirts

When we first wrote about the Kentucky fan site 40and0.com (so named for the Wildcats’ pursuit of a perfect season), we thought that Tuesday night’s loss to Michigan State would signify the end of it and its t-shirt-selling venture. As it turns out, we were wrong. More than 25,000 people visited the site in the 36 hours following UK’s loss to the Spartans, and t-shirt sales...
Via Lost Lettermen
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Kentucky perfection shirts on clearance

Despite a roster that includes nine freshmen and very little college-level playing experience, the Kentucky Wildcats were expected by many to have a chance at going undefeated this season to become the first 40-0 men’s basketball team in history. Three games in, that dream is over. Michigan State’s victory over the Wildcats Tuesday night ended the team’s “pursuit of perfection...
Via College Spun
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Kentucky fans' site already ruined because of loss

The number-two ranked Michigan State Fighting Izzos beat John Calipari’s top-ranked Kentucky freshmen 78-74 Tuesday in the Champions Classic.  Even though the number one team lost, it wasn’t an upset according to Vegas, which had the Spartans favored anywhere from two-and-a-half to four points. The one place it was an upset isn’t actually a place.  A group of Kentucky fans...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

2013-14 NCAA Basketball Preseason Power Rankings

Although many teams have already played their first regular season games, the 2013-14 NCAA basketball season is most notably upon us starting Monday evening with the ESPN tip-off marathon which culminates in a fantastic doubleheader in the Champions Classic Tuesday night.  We will find out a lot about some of the top teams like Kentucky, Michigan State, Duke and Kansas, but first...
Via isportsweb.com
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

John Calipari says playing Michigan State isn’t fair

Kentucky is the #1 ranked team in the land at the start of the 2013-2014 college basketball season. Like most years, they have the top-rated freshman class, and are expected to compete for a national title. Last year, they had…Read more →
Via The Victory Formation
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

UTEP and Kentucky to meet on 50th anniversary of '66 game

In 2016, it will mark 50 years since Kentucky lost to Texas Western in the 1966 men's national championship game, a game now viewed as one of the most significant in college basketball history. That game blew away one facet of racial prejudice that contended that an all-black lineup could not win at the highest level. Then-Texas Western (now The University of Texas-El...
Via The Other Paper
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Kentucky fans camp out in huge numbers for tickets

There is already a line forming at Kentucky for tickets to Big Blue Madness, which go on sale Saturday. If this were tickets to Wildcats home games we were talking about, that’d be one thing. We’re talking about tickets to their Midnight Madness practice. Chalk it up to die-hard Kentucky fans hoping for the opportunity to say, “I was there when the best recruiting class in...
Via Lost Lettermen
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss
SHOCK THE WORLD

Top PG chooses SMU over Kentucky

One of the top point guard recruits in the country chose to attend SMU instead of Kentucky, which was also high on his list.

Via The Victory Formation
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss
BOLD STATEMENTS

UK recruits: We could take MJ

Two Kentucky recruits think so highly of themselves that they say they could have beaten Michael Jordan had they played 1-on-1.

Via Bush League Chronicle
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss
IT'S BEEN SOMETHING...

ESPN to part ways with Bob Knight?

According to sources, ESPN reportedly does not intend to renew Bob Knight's contract following the conclusion of the college basketball season.

Via Awful Announcing
February 19, 2013  |  6 Comments
GET WELL SOON

Nerlens Noel leaves game with knee injury

Kentucky Wildcats freshman forward Nerlens Noel injured his knee and had to be carried off the court by his teammates in the second half of Tuesday night's college basketball game against the Florida Gators. With just over eight minutes left in the second half, Noel chased down Florida guard Mike Rosario from behind on a fast break and jumped up in the air to block Rosario&...
Via Holdout Sports
February 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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