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Devil’s Advocate: Did Kentucky Really Dominate Kansas?

Devil’s Advocate: Did Kentucky Really Dominate Kansas?

I am here to play a little devil's advocate.  The question is did Kentucky really dominate the game against Kansas on Tuesday.  By the outcome of the game you would say yes, but I want to dive into some reasons why Kansas struggled so much. Size/Length: If there is one major advantage that Kentucky had…

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Kentucky Wildcats vs. Boston Online Stream, TV Info, Radio, Odds and more

Kentucky Wildcats vs. Boston Online Stream, TV Info, Radio, Odds and more

After a dominant win over No. 5 Kansas, the No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats return home to Rupp Arena to face the Boston University Terriers on Friday night. (more…)

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Kentucky football commits Landon Young, Jordan Griffin make ESPN 300

Kentucky football commits Landon Young, Jordan Griffin make ESPN 300

The Kentucky Wildcats are recruiting at an unprecedented rate. (more…)

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Kentucky shuts it down in domination of Kansas; Highlights and box score

Kentucky shuts it down in domination of Kansas; Highlights and box score

The No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats manhandled No. 5 Kansas in what was a clear statement that this is the team to beat in college basketball. (more…)

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Tyrone Riley commits to Kentucky Wildcats

Tyrone Riley commits to Kentucky Wildcats

The Kentucky Wildcats got a commitment from a key 2015 defender on Tuesday night. (more…)

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Impact Player for Kentucky Wildcats vs. Kansas Jayhawks

Impact Player for Kentucky Wildcats vs. Kansas Jayhawks

The fourth annual Champions Classic is set to tip off Tuesday night in Indianapolis, featuring Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, and Michigan State, with Duke and Michigan State taking the court first, followed by Kansas and Kentucky. The Cats are 1-2 in the Champions Classic, with their only win coming vs Kansas on November 15th, 2011, when…

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John Robic on Boston, improved defense and reaching higher after hammering Kansas (VIDEO)

John Robic on Boston, improved defense and reaching higher after hammering Kansas (VIDEO)

UK assistant coach John Robic spoke with the media Thursday to preview the KEntucky Wildcats' upcoming game vs. Boston on Friday night. (more…)

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5-Star Thomas Bryant visiting Kentucky Friday, along with Miles Bridges and Curtis Jones

5-Star Thomas Bryant visiting Kentucky Friday, along with Miles Bridges and Curtis Jones

The Kentucky Wildcats still appear to be in the running for 5-star power forward Thomas Bryant. (more…)

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Mark Stoops says talks on contract extensions for assistants are ongoing

Mark Stoops says talks on contract extensions for assistants are ongoing

Photo by Jason Marcum Regardless of how the Kentucky Wildcats' season ends, there will undoubtedly be interest in UK's assistants from other programs for potentially better opportunities elsewhere. (more…)

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Kentucky Wildcats TV highlights of UK’s demolition of Kansas

Kentucky Wildcats TV highlights of UK’s demolition of Kansas

The Kentucky Wildcats' fierce defense got No. 5 Kansas out of sync early and never let them find their groove, as the No. 1 Cats ran away with its most impressive win of the season- a 72-40 victory in the State Farm Champions Classic. (more…)

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Postgame notes and milestones from Kentucky Wildcats’ win over Kansas Jayhawks

Postgame notes and milestones from Kentucky Wildcats’ win over Kansas Jayhawks

Following the Kentucky Wildcats' 72-40 win over the Kansas Jayhawks, here are the postgame notes and milestones, courtesy of UK Athletics: (more…)

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Alex Poythress and Willie Cauley-Stein emphatically block Kansas shots (VIDEO)

Alex Poythress and Willie Cauley-Stein emphatically block Kansas shots (VIDEO)

The Kentucky Wildcats got off to a slow start offensively against Kansas, but their defense early on was suffocating. (more…)

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Kentucky Recruits(kyrecruits.com)

Scouting Reports: Quinton Baker and Roland Walder

Scouting Reports: Quinton Baker and Roland Walder

After the Mississippi State game, Kentucky got two key 2016 commitments from two guys that were high on the priority list in Quinton Baker and Roland Walder. Let's start with Quinton Baker.  Baker is a 5'8, 180 pound all purpose back, and is rated by 247 as a top 10 APB in the country.  He's…

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NY Post Reporter: “Kentucky Has Taken Over” for Isaiah Briscoe

NY Post Reporter: “Kentucky Has Taken Over” for Isaiah Briscoe

Kentucky became the immediate favorite for five-star point guard Isaiah Briscoe when they offered him in September. Opinions then shifted over the last few weeks as the New Jersey native visited St. John's twice and was even rumored to be close to committing to the Red Storm at one point. The momentum seems to have…

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Five-star 2015 PG Isaiah Briscoe Cuts List to Three; Kentucky Wildcats Included

Five-star 2015 PG Isaiah Briscoe Cuts List to Three; Kentucky Wildcats Included

Five-star 2015 point guard Isaiah Briscoe has cut his list to just three, according to a report by ESPN's Paul Biancardi. Kentucky, St. John's and UConn were the three finalists for the No. 1 ranked point guard in the class. The most notable cuts were Arizona and Missouri. Briscoe had visited Missouri earlier this month.…

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Five-star PF Ivan Rabb Cuts List to Five; Visiting Kentucky this Weekend

Five-star PF Ivan Rabb Cuts List to Five; Visiting Kentucky this Weekend

Five-star 2015 power forward Ivan Rabb cut his list to just five on Friday, and the Kentucky Wildcats made the cut. Also among the finalists were Arizona, California, Kansas and UCLA. Georgetown and North Carolina were the most notable schools to be cut from the Oakland, CA native's list. Rabb also plans to arrive on…

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CJ Conrad signs with Kentucky Wildcats; Set to enroll early

CJ Conrad signs with Kentucky Wildcats; Set to enroll early

And just like that, Kentucky's first major commitment of the 2015 class has signed scholarship papers to become a Kentucky Wildcat, and will be enrolling at UK for the January semester. Kentucky had a huge need to fill this year at the tight end position, with two scholarship tight ends graduating after this year, and…

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Kentucky Wildcats Recruiting: What UK Needs More Than Damien Harris

Kentucky Wildcats Recruiting: What UK Needs More Than Damien Harris

Photo by Jason Marcum Damien Harris.  That’s the name Coach Stoops and Co. dream about at night.  The number one running back in the country from Berea, Kentucky has the Cats in his final three along with Ohio State and Michigan. A Harris commitment would be colossal to UK recruiting. The…

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Wildcat Pros (wildcatpros.com)

Report: Celtics will not deal Rajon Rondo before NBA Trade Deadline

Report: Celtics will not deal Rajon Rondo before NBA Trade Deadline

Could the Boston Celtics actually keep Rajon Rondo? (more…)

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Brandon Knight goes from Goat to Hero as Bucks Beat Nets in 3OT (VIDEO)

Brandon Knight goes from Goat to Hero as Bucks Beat Nets in 3OT (VIDEO)

As shocked as they looked to still be playing, Brandon Knight's teammates didn't give up on him after his missed layup to end the first overtime. (more…)

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Eric Bledsoe the latest to say Kentucky Wildcats could beat NBA team

Eric Bledsoe the latest to say Kentucky Wildcats could beat NBA team

The Kentucky Wildcats are great. No one's disputing that. However, to say the top-ranked Cats are good enough to beat an NBA team, which has been a hot topic since Tuesday's demolition of No. 5 Kansas, is a bit of a stretch. But that didn’t stop current Phoenix Sun and former Wildcat Eric Bledsoe from…

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VIDEO: Anthony Davis Dunks over Robin Lopez; Blocks Two Shots in Three Seconds

VIDEO: Anthony Davis Dunks over Robin Lopez; Blocks Two Shots in Three Seconds

Anthony Davis is quickly becoming a human highlight reel and Monday night was no exception. Davis first managed to posterize the Trailblazers' Robin Lopez as he skied for a major dunk off of an alley oop in transition. Davis then turned around and flexed his muscle on the defensive end, blocking two fade-away jump shots…

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Brandon Knight’s clutch shots sink Heat (VIDEO)

Brandon Knight’s clutch shots sink Heat (VIDEO)

Brandon Knight made three 3-pointers in the final 3 minutes to cap his 20-point effort, and the Milwaukee Bucks downed the Miami Heat 91-84 on Sunday night. "We want to continue to build off it," Knight said. Jabari Parker added 13 points for the Bucks (5-5), who started 5-21 last season.  Milwaukee beat Miami for…

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DeMarcus Cousins leads Kings to rare victory over Spurs (VIDEO)

DeMarcus Cousins leads Kings to rare victory over Spurs (VIDEO)

After squandering huge leads in back-to-back road losses earlier this week, the Sacramento Kings were quite pleased to hold on for a victory over the defending champion San Antonio Spurs. DeMarcus Cousins had 25 points and 10 rebounds despite playing limited minutes, helping the Kings beat the Spurs 94-91 on Saturday night. http://youtu.be/M2yZQdjrYvo Cousins sat…

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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

Photo(shop) credit: Dan Bodner "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…

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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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Report: Youth League Basketball Team has Reached out to John Calipari

Report: Youth League Basketball Team has Reached out to John Calipari

Could John Calipari be headed back home to Pennsylvania? According to a source close to BBO, the Moon Township Dolphins have made John Calipari their top head coaching target after previous head coach Ned Rogers found himself imprisoned following a relapse into alcoholism. The Dolphins are situated in the K-2nd grade league of the Hooptown…

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Cal One Step Closer to Becoming Wolverine

Cal One Step Closer to Becoming Wolverine

Earlier this Spring, Coach Calipari had what was deemed to be a "simple" procedure done to replace his hip.  The surgery went fine, and Cal is now in good health and recovering just fine. But it's what you don't know about the surgery that might shock you. You see, this isn't the first hip that…

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Kentucky Sports Connection News

Tune into the Weekly KSC Radio Show Every Saturday at 10:00AM

Tune into the Weekly KSC Radio Show Every Saturday at 10:00AM

KSC Radio Pre-Game Radio Show!!! That's right, Kentucky Sports Connection has a pre-game Radio show if you didn't already know that.  We're live on the air at 10:00AM Saturday Mornings for a pre-game show before UK Football games currently.  We go on the air each Saturday talking football, basketball, recruiting and whatever else we feel led…

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#BBN, Please welcome all the new KSC contributors!

#BBN, Please welcome all the new KSC contributors!

Over the last month or two we have gained lots of great new contributors here at Kentucky Sports Connection.  These new contributors are going to be helping us with a bunch of great football and basketball coverage.  We have lots of new post ideas and we're going to try sharing every bit of angle and knowledge…

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KSC Radio Show Going Live Saturday September 27th, 2014!!!

KSC Radio Show Going Live Saturday September 27th, 2014!!!

KSC Radio is going Live! That's right, the time for the Kentucky Sports Connection Radio show is here.  We will be going live on the air at 10:00AM Saturday Morning before the Vanderbilt &. Kentucky football game. It will be more like a pre-game show.  So if you're heading up I-75 then try to give…

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The Kentucky Sports Connection Radio Show – Launching Soon…

The Kentucky Sports Connection Radio Show – Launching Soon…

As some of you may have read in my behind the scenes post a couple weeks ago, Kentucky Sports Connection is getting a radio show. That's right, we will be going on air, giving you great UK sports news, information, predictions, thoughts, opinions, expectations and a whole lot more.  It's going to be a blast…

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Zokee Contest – Give the UK Basketball Team a Nickname

Zokee Contest – Give the UK Basketball Team a Nickname

Check out the contest below on our Facebook Page. Click on the Likes & Comments section at the bottom to be directed to the comments section where you too can enter the contest and give this year's UK Basketball Team a great Nickname. Post by Kentucky Sports Connection.

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KSC & Zokee Partner Up For Contest Give-Aways & Free Shipping on Gameday!

KSC & Zokee Partner Up For Contest Give-Aways & Free Shipping on Gameday!

Zokee  has given us the unique opportunity to partner with them to help provide all of Big Blue Nation a really great place to get all Kentucky Wildcats Merchandise online through their store.  Zokee is really on top of their game in the way they help UK fans get the greatest gear at blazing speeds. They offer…

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College Football Playoff Rankings Updated

College Football Playoff Rankings Updated

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
The latest College Football Playoff rankings have been released. (more…)

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Kentucky Wildcats vs. Kansas Jayhawks Hype Video

Kentucky Wildcats vs. Kansas Jayhawks Hype Video

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Kentucky Wildcats and Kansas Jayhawks are getting set to face off in the State Farm Champion's Classic. (more…)

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Kentucky Wildcats vs. Kansas Jayhawks: Inside The Numbers

Kentucky Wildcats vs. Kansas Jayhawks: Inside The Numbers

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
The college basketball season has just begun, as Kansas and Kentucky have only played a combined three regular season games heading into Tuesday's heavy weight match-up in Indianapolis. Nevertheless, here's a quick look at how the teams look on paper thus far: Kansas: Kansas opened their season at home vs UC Santa-Barbara, winning 69-59. The…

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Kansas Jayhawks vs. Kentucky Wildcats: Online Stream, TV Info, Odds, Radio and more

Kansas Jayhawks vs. Kentucky Wildcats: Online Stream, TV Info, Odds, Radio and more

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
No. 5 Kansas (1-0) will face No. 1 Kentucky (2-0) in the fourth State Farm Champions Classic, Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The game will be the second of a doubleheader and is scheduled to tip at approximately 8 p.m., or 30 minutes following the Duke-Michigan State game which will start…

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College Basketball Tip-off Marathon TV Schedule

College Basketball Tip-off Marathon TV Schedule

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
ESPN’s seventh annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon – more than 24 hours of consecutive coverage to mark the start of the 2014-15 season over Monday, Nov. 17 and Tuesday, Nov. 18 – will feature 19 men’s and women’s college basketball games across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU. The schedule includes 17 men’s games and two top-25…

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Breaking down the Cats and the Jayhawks

Breaking down the Cats and the Jayhawks

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
On Tuesday night, Kentucky will take on the Kansas Jayhawks in a match up of two of the top 5 college basketball programs of all time.  On top of that, Kentucky also only holds a 14 win all-time advantage over Kansas for first place in the wins in the history of college basketball. While Kentucky…

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Bud Dupree earns Senior Bowl invite

Bud Dupree earns Senior Bowl invite

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photo by Jason Marcum Five Southeastern Conference players, including Ole Miss All-American safety Cody Prewitt, have accepted invitations to the 2015 Reese’s Senior Bowl, set for this January in Mobile, Ala. Prewitt will be joined in Mobile by Ole Miss teammate, cornerback Senquez Golson, Arkansas defensive end Trey Flowers, Mississippi State…

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Unsung Hero of the Week: Football Edition

Unsung Hero of the Week: Football Edition

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Well, what do you say about Saturday’s game? Thankfully, we have a week to rest, recover, and get over it. Louisville is coming. I think we win because, well, I just don’t like Louisville and I think they stink. Anyway, on to more important matters. The funny thing about Saturday’s game is that basically the…

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Trey Lyles earns first SEC honor

Trey Lyles earns first SEC honor

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kentucky’s Trey Lyles, a 6-foot-10, 235-pound forward from Indianapolis, Ind., was named SEC Freshman of the Week after averaging 13 points and four rebounds in wins over Grand Canyon and Buffalo. Lyles was the lone Wildcat to score in double-figures in both victories as he went for 14 points and four rebounds in his career…

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Report: Tennessee LB A.J. Johnson suspected of sexual assault after win over Kentucky

Report: Tennessee LB A.J. Johnson suspected of sexual assault after win over Kentucky

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
According to WBIR 10News, Tennessee Vols linebacker A.J. Johnson is one of two suspects in a rape and sexual assault case following the team's win over the Kentucky Wildcats over the weekend. (more…)

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