KENTUCKY WILDCATS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Calipari Press Conference Notes

Kentucky coach John Calipari discussed the Wildcats' win over Vandy and pending trip to Arkansas during Monday's press conference at the Craft Center.
Via kentucky.scout.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Young Kentucky fan dresses as Bobby Petrino for Louisville game

A 10-year-old Kentucky fan dressed up as Bobby Petrino, with a neck brace and blacked-out eyes, for Sunday's Louisville game.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari seemingly takes shot at Indiana fans

Kentucky will likely never play another game at Assembly Hall as long as John Calipari is the coach of the Wildcats. Calipari has expressed a willingness to play Indiana at a neutral site, but he has no interest in a home-and-home series with the Hoosiers. One of the reasons for that dates back to a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
27 days ago  |  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

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

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

Nerlens Noel will wear No. 5 to remind himself of how many teams passed on him

Former Kentucky Nerlens Noel was one of the most highly-touted recruits in the nation when he committed to the Wildcats last year. Unfortunately, his season was cut short by a torn ACL he suffered against Florida on Feb. 12. Prior to the injury, many believed Noel would be the top player taken in the 2013 [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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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

Dodgeball approach addresses one of many problems for Kentucky Basketball squad

Kentucky Wildcats head basketball coach John Calipari took an unconventional approach to preaching team unity Tuesday.  Calipari thought his team could benefit from a break from all the recent engulfing stress, so he decided to take them back to high school gym class with an old-fashioned game of dodgeball.  The idea, though a bit cliché, was to remind his team to have fun, and...
Via isportsweb.com
February 22, 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
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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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