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John Calipari has already signed his new contract

John Calipari has already signed his new contract

John Calipari has already signed his new contract with the Kentucky Wildcats.

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Recruiting experts picking Kentucky to land Jamal Murray; ’50-50′ to reclassify

Recruiting experts picking Kentucky to land Jamal Murray; ’50-50′ to reclassify

The Kentucky Wildcats may be closing in on the top remaining recruit in the Class of 2015…possibly.

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John Calipari denies he’s interested in Pelicans job

John Calipari denies he’s interested in Pelicans job

UPDATE: It didn’t take long for John Calipari to shoot down the latest rumor he’s interested in an NBA job:

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Caleb Swanigan commits to Purdue over Kentucky and Cal

Caleb Swanigan commits to Purdue over Kentucky and Cal

It looks like Caleb Swanigan is off the board not long after decommitting from Michigan State.

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KSC Blog

Kentucky Wildcats Top 3.0 GPA Across All Sports

Kentucky Wildcats Top 3.0 GPA Across All Sports

The goals of the 15 by 15 by 15 Plan might have already been met, but the Wildcats aren’t slowing down in the classroom.

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2014-15 All-NBA Teams Announced; Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins among them

2014-15 All-NBA Teams Announced; Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins among them

The NBA announced their All-NBA teams today, and New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis has been named to the All-NBA First Team.

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KFC Yum! Center to host NBA Preseason Game between Magic and Heat this year

KFC Yum! Center to host NBA Preseason Game between Magic and Heat this year

The Miami Heat and KFC Yum! Center are partnering for another NBA preseason game that will also feature the Orlando Magic coming to Kentucky.

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Celtics may trade up for Willie Cauley-Stein, per report

Celtics may trade up for Willie Cauley-Stein, per report

First, Pacers President Larry Bird called Willie Trill Cauley-Stein “a $100 million player.”

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Kentucky Recruits Blog

Five Star Guard Jamal Murray Currently on an Official Visit to Kentucky

Five Star Guard Jamal Murray Currently on an Official Visit to Kentucky

Kentucky may not be quite done with its 2015 recruiting class as it is currently hosting five star guard Jamal Murray on an official visit. News of the visit was not made public until Elias Sbiet, a Canadian recruiting analyst reported it on Twitter. Jamal Murray is on an official visit to Kentucky. The #1 […]

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Thon Maker Recruiting Update and Predictions

Thon Maker Recruiting Update and Predictions

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Kentucky’s pursuit of Caleb Swanigan hurt recruitment of LaGerald Vick, and that’s good

Kentucky’s pursuit of Caleb Swanigan hurt recruitment of LaGerald Vick, and that’s good

Kentucky may have missed on one recruiting target to go after an even bigger fish in what’s become a very small pond.

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New Isaiah Briscoe highlight reel (video)

New Isaiah Briscoe highlight reel (video)

Next season can’t here fast enough for the Kentucky Wildcats, especially with a guy as talented as Isaiah Briscoe set to play in Lexington.

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Wildcat Pros Blog

John Wall, Anthony Davis make NBA All-Defensive Team; Several former Cats get votes

John Wall, Anthony Davis make NBA All-Defensive Team; Several former Cats get votes

The 2014-15 NBA All-Defensive First and Second Team were announced Wednesday, and several former Kentucky Wildcats were represented on the list.

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NBA Mock Draft: Latest from DraftExpress, ESPN following lottery

NBA Mock Draft: Latest from DraftExpress, ESPN following lottery

Following the NBA Draft Lottery, a fresh batch of mock drafts still have Duke’s Jahlil Okafor and Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns going within the first two picks.

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Nerlens Noel named to NBA All-Rookie Team

Nerlens Noel named to NBA All-Rookie Team

Philadelphia 76ers center and former Kentucky Wildcats star Nerlens Noel was named to the NBA’s All-Rookie Team, the league announced Monday. Noel was a first-team selection after breaking out in what was technically his second year in the NBA after missing all of last year while recovering from a torn ACL. In his first professional season, […]

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Terrence Jones helps push Rockets past Clippers into Western Conference Finals

Terrence Jones helps push Rockets past Clippers into Western Conference Finals

Terrene Jones and the Houston Rockets are heading to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 1997.

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Big Blue Onion News

Doron Lamb Hired as Consultant at Dating Website

Doron Lamb Hired as Consultant at Dating Website

On Tuesday, there was unfortunate news for Doron Lamb.  His season in the D-League came to an end as he suffered a wrist injury that will sideline him for the rest of the year. On Wednesday though, the news was significantly better for Doron.  Gary Kremen, founder and CEO of Match.com, announced via press release […]

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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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2015 Final Four Photo Gallery

2015 Final Four Photo Gallery

 

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NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge Sponsored by Zokee & WKUR FM 94.9

NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge Sponsored by Zokee & WKUR FM 94.9

The road to the Final Four begins now! Everyone out there in #BBN is invited to join the Kentucky Sports Connection Ultimate Bracket Challenge sponsored by Zokee and WKUR 94.9FM. DETAILS: The Bracket Challenge is going to be hosted through ESPN as it seems to be the easiest platform to use.  All you have to […]

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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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Kentucky releases commemorative yearbook for historic 2014-15 season

Kentucky releases commemorative yearbook for historic 2014-15 season

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

After one of the greatest seasons in the history of college basketball, the Kentucky Wildcats have made a commemorative yearbook for their 2014-15 team.

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Three UK Teams Win NCAA APR Awards

Three UK Teams Win NCAA APR Awards

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The University of Kentucky has a school-record three teams – women’s cross country, men’s golf and men’s basketball – that have received awards for their Academic Progress Rate scores, the NCAA announced Wednesday.

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Timberwolves win NBA Draft Lottery; Full order for all 60 picks

Timberwolves win NBA Draft Lottery; Full order for all 60 picks

| May 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

The NBA Draft Lottery has come and gone, and the Minnesota Timberwolves now hold the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft.

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Jon Toth Named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

Jon Toth Named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kentucky football center Jon Toth has been named to the 2015 Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List, the Rimington Trophy Committee announced on Tuesday.

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Kentucky close to naming Tony Barbee new assistant coach, per report

Kentucky close to naming Tony Barbee new assistant coach, per report

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

It looks like the Kentucky Wildcats are close to naming a replacement for departed assistant coach Barry Rohrssen.

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It’s Time for BBN to do what we do…

It’s Time for BBN to do what we do…

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

It was well documented this season the relationship that developed between Willie Cauley-Stein and nine-year-old Blake Hundley from Shelby County.

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LaGerald Vick commits to Kansas before visiting Kentucky

LaGerald Vick commits to Kansas before visiting Kentucky

| May 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

LaGerald Vick was set to visit the Kentucky Wildcats, but it looks like he ultimately decided not to make the trip to Lexington.

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Kentucky Wildcats upset Notre Dame for NCAA Super Regional berth

Kentucky Wildcats upset Notre Dame for NCAA Super Regional berth

| May 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Senior outfielder Kara Howard laced a leadoff single up the middle to start the seventh inning before senior catcher Griffin Joiner hit a clutch single to rightfield to score two runs, lifting Kentucky to its third straight appearance in a NCAA Super Regional with a 4-3 victory over Notre Dame on Sunday at Melissa Cook […]

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