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Willie Cauley-Stein emphatically blocks and stares down Anton Beard (VIDEO)

Willie Cauley-Stein emphatically blocks and stares down Anton Beard (VIDEO)

Willie Cauley-Stein is tired of losing to Arkansas, and he made sure to make his presence felt early against the Razorbacks with this rejection on Anton Beard:

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Breaking Down the Cats and the Hogs

Breaking Down the Cats and the Hogs

In 1995, perhaps the greatest game in the history of the SEC, and the SEC Tournament, was played in Atlanta, as the Kentucky Wildcats and the Arkansas Razorbacks squared off against each other.

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Justin Rigg commits to Kentucky Wildcats: Highlights and profile

Justin Rigg commits to Kentucky Wildcats: Highlights and profile

The Kentucky Wildcats have gained a commitment from Class of 2016 tight end Justin Rigg.

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Video: Trey Lyles’ best half of college basketball

Video: Trey Lyles’ best half of college basketball

Against Misspii State, Trey Lyles had the best half of basketball he’s had since the freshman forward began his college career at Kentucky.

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Kansas without Cliff Alexander due to NCAA investigation

Kansas without Cliff Alexander due to NCAA investigation

Kansas Jayhawks freshman forward Cliff Alexander will not play in Saturday’s basketball game versus Texas, KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger announced Saturday.

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Report: 49ers cutting Stevie Johnson; Jets may be team to watch for him

Report: 49ers cutting Stevie Johnson; Jets may be team to watch for him

The San Francisco 49ers are releasing veteran receiver and former Kentucky Wildcats star Stevie Johnson, according to NBC 4’s Dianna Marie Russini.

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Kentucky vs Arkansas: Impact Players, What To Watch For and Prediction

Kentucky vs Arkansas: Impact Players, What To Watch For and Prediction

March 27th, 2014 — just one day over exactly one year, Arkansas waltzed into Rupp Arena looking to complete a season sweep against Kentucky.

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Inside The Numbers: Kentucky Wildcats vs. Arkansas Razorbacks

Inside The Numbers: Kentucky Wildcats vs. Arkansas Razorbacks

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Kentucky Recruits Blog

Kentucky Signee Isaiah Briscoe Scores 2,000th Career Point on Senior Night (VIDEO)

Kentucky Signee Isaiah Briscoe Scores 2,000th Career Point on Senior Night (VIDEO)

Future Kentucky Wildcat Isaiah Briscoe surpassed a major milestone on Thursday in his high school career. The Roselle (N.J.) Catholic point guard scored his 2,000th point during senior night – a 73-51 win over Union Catholic. Briscoe, who is slotted as the No. 1 point guard in 2015, finished the game with 24 points, 9 […]

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Evan Daniels updates Kentucky Wildcats recruiting

Evan Daniels updates Kentucky Wildcats recruiting

How will the Kentucky Wildcats’ 2015 recruiting class shape out? 

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Benny Snell commits to Kentucky Wildcats

Benny Snell commits to Kentucky Wildcats

2016 running back Benny Snell has committed to the Kentucky Wildcats.

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2016 G Tyus Battle Cuts List to 7; Kentucky No Longer in the Mix

2016 G Tyus Battle Cuts List to 7; Kentucky No Longer in the Mix

2016 guard Tyus Battle trimmed his list to seven on Monday, and in a bit of a surprise move, cut Kentucky from contention. Florida, Villanova and Virginia were also cut from his list. The schools that survived were Connecticut, Duke, Louisville, Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Syracuse. Battle is slotted as the No. 4 […]

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Wildcat Pros Blog

Phil Jackson at UK practice; Will be at Kentucky vs. Arkansas

Phil Jackson at UK practice; Will be at Kentucky vs. Arkansas

At least 20 NBA scouts and executives are scheduled to be at the Kentucky Wildcats’ Saturday showdown with the Arkansas Razorbacks. 

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Eric Bledsoe powers Suns to OT win, despite Russell Westbrook’s amazing game (video)

Eric Bledsoe powers Suns to OT win, despite Russell Westbrook’s amazing game (video)

Thursday night saw a duel between some of the NBA’s best young guards, and it was Eric Bledsoe and the Phoenix Suns who came out on top. 

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Report: Mavericks suspend Rajon Rondo because of another argument with Rick Carlisle

Report: Mavericks suspend Rajon Rondo because of another argument with Rick Carlisle

The Dallas Mavericks have suspended Rajon Rondo one game for conduct detrimental to the team.

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Bulls say Derrick Rose has torn meniscus and will undergo surgery

Bulls say Derrick Rose has torn meniscus and will undergo surgery

According to multiple media reports, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is out with a meniscus tear.

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Big Blue Onion News

Recruit not “feeling” Twitter love

Recruit not “feeling” Twitter love

Recruit D’Squarius Green, Jr. out of Springfield, Illinois, is not feeling all of the Twitter love that he’s been receiving lately. The highly touted recruit says that in fact, he’s eliminating all schools who have a fan interact with him via any form of social media. “I just feel like all these old dudes are kinda […]

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“Sources”, the real Illuminati

“Sources”, the real Illuminati

“Sources have indicated that Kentucky Sports Connection is the greatest UK site ever.” “Sources.”  “Sources.” “Sources.” Chances are if you follow sports very closely, you have heard the phrase “sources say” or “sources have indicated.”  But who really are these “sources,” and what are they really saying? Big Blue Onion investigated. ———— It’s dark in […]

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John Calipari has Pat Forde come check out his new mattress

John Calipari has Pat Forde come check out his new mattress

“You made your bed, now lay in it,” were the words for the incomparable Pat Forde back last March after UK was coming off their humiliating defeat at the hands of lowly South Carolina. Well, Cal did just that, and just last week he went out and bought a new Tempurpedic “Stacks on Stacks” Sleeper […]

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Pesky Journalists Unhappy with Cal’s New Contract Structure

Pesky Journalists Unhappy with Cal’s New Contract Structure

Yesterday, it was announced that Kentucky had inked John Calipari to a deal that extended his current contract through 2021.  The deal also made Coach Cal the highest paid coach of a public institution in the country, second only to Duke’s Coach K. Perhaps one of the biggest changes to the contract though, other than […]

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Kentucky Sports Connection News

Photos from UK vs. Auburn, including Joe B. Hall celebrating Devin Booker score

Photos from UK vs. Auburn, including Joe B. Hall celebrating Devin Booker score

Our man Chris Humphrey got some great photos of Kentucky’s amazing performance against Auburn, but my personal favorite was this gem of Joe B. Hall celebrating a Devin Booker made three-pointer.

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Photo Gallery of Kentucky Wildcats’ win over South Carolina

Photo Gallery of Kentucky Wildcats’ win over South Carolina

Following Kentucky’s 77-43 win over south Carolina, here is my photo gallery of the game:

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Help Wanted: Cover UK Basketball, Football, Former Cats in NBA/NFL and more at KSC

Help Wanted: Cover UK Basketball, Football, Former Cats in NBA/NFL and more at KSC

Are you passionate about Kentucky Sports? Would you like an avenue to voice your opinion? Are you willing to be a consistent blogger and have your articles published on one of the Kentucky Sports Connection websites? If so, we’re looking for experienced, passionate sports bloggers to publish quality articles on the kysportsconnection.com site, or on our […]

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Thanks for a Great Year #BBN!

Thanks for a Great Year #BBN!

Dear Big Blue Nation! Thank you for such an awesome and great year here on the website.  We got to experience many wonderful things this year and we loved every minute of it. – We broke daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly website traffic records this year. We had a monster year and expect to continue […]

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Projecting the SEC Tournament Right Now, Subject to Change Tomorrow

Projecting the SEC Tournament Right Now, Subject to Change Tomorrow

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The SEC Tournament is fast approaching.  Kentucky is the clear cut favorite to win the tournament. They actually have almost an 80% chance to win the whole tournament according to TeamRankings.com.   This tournament should be a lot of fun this year. We love the SEC Tournament.  It’s a great time to watch all the […]

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Vanderbilt’s Kevin Stallings has Coaching Blowup Of The Year (video)

Vanderbilt’s Kevin Stallings has Coaching Blowup Of The Year (video)

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Vanderbilt Commodores basketball coach Kevin Stallings is in the news today for all the wrong reasons. Following a win Thursday night against Tennessee, Stallings was caught on camera profanely screaming at one of his players after the athlete taunted several Vols players. Stallings was seen yelling at guard Wade Baldwin IV after he pulled the guard out of […]

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Miley Cyrus is a Kentucky Wildcats fan

Miley Cyrus is a Kentucky Wildcats fan

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

 Pop star Miley Ray Cyrus apparently has been a Kentucky fan for quite some time. 

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Kentucky Wildcats TV’s new video of best dunks of the year

Kentucky Wildcats TV’s new video of best dunks of the year

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Kentucky Wildcats are undefeated and ranked no. 1 for a reason.

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NCAA Tournament Bracketology: ESPN’s latest projections

NCAA Tournament Bracketology: ESPN’s latest projections

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The latest round of bracketology by ESPN is once again full of intriguing storylines and potential big-time matchups.

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Oscar Robertson Trophy Finalists Announced

Oscar Robertson Trophy Finalists Announced

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has named Kentucky junior forward Willie Cauley-Stein a finalist for the 2015 Oscar Robertson Trophy, to be presented to the association’s national player of the year. Oscar Robertson Trophy Finalists Ron Baker, Wichita State Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky Rakeem Christmas, Syracuse Jerian Grant, Notre Dame Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin […]

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Postgame interviews, notes and milestones from UK’s win over Mississippi State

Postgame interviews, notes and milestones from UK’s win over Mississippi State

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Kentucky Wildcats are 28-0 after their 74-56 win at Mississippi State.

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Kentucky Wildcats TV Highlights of UK’s win at Mississippi State

Kentucky Wildcats TV Highlights of UK’s win at Mississippi State

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

No. 1 Kentucky fought off a slow start but still cruised to a 74-56 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night to keep its undefeated season rolling heading into Saturday’s date with No. 18 Arkansas. Trey Lyles notched a career-high 18 points and Aaron Harrison added 16 for the Cats, who improved to 28-0 and 15-0 in […]

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Video: Karl-Anthony Towns follows amazing dunk with emphatic block on Craig Sword

Video: Karl-Anthony Towns follows amazing dunk with emphatic block on Craig Sword

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Karl-Anthony Towns tried to replicate Michael Jordan’s famous dunk from the free throw line against Mississippi State.

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Video: Trey Lyles skies for 1-handed dunk and steps on Mississippi State player

Video: Trey Lyles skies for 1-handed dunk and steps on Mississippi State player

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Kentucky Wildcats put the pressure on Mississippi State early on with their fast-break offense,  and Oliver Black had no chance on this play while trying to defend Trey Lyles and Andrew Harrison’s 2-on-1 attack.

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