It was a big weekend in Lexington as hundreds of the country’s top basketball prospects were in town as part of Nike’s EYBL (Elite Youth Basketball League). Lexington made its EYBL debut as the second stop on the circuit, and the Kentucky Basketball Academy was packed all weekend with people hoping to get a glimpse […]
Ever wonder what it would be like to be recruited by Kentucky football? Well, wonder no more as former Alabama quarterback and current ESPN correspondent Greg McElroy takes a first-hand look at Kentucky’s recruiting pitch. Ace recruiter Vince Marrow gives McElroy a tour of the facilities while trying to convince him to be Kentucky’s next […]
UPDATE In addition to UCLA, Jaylen Brown has also cut Georgia and Georgia Tech from his list of final schools, per Scout.com’s Evan Daniels: Jaylen Brown is down to five schools — California, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan & North Carolina — a source confirms to Scout. — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) April 27, 2015 *** One of […]
If your Monday wasn’t already sad enough, this Kentucky basketball season tribute video is sure to help. The video, compiled by williamtitan, is set to “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa, which was originally written in memory of the late Paul Walker. Needless to say, it could make you a bit emotional. Check it out: […]
Former Wildcat Patrick Patterson had an interesting choice of attire that Kentucky fans will appreciate during the Toronto Raptors’ season-ending press conference on Monday. Safe to say that Patterson’s shirt game is strong to quite strong. If you’re into spending money, the shirt appears to have come from 2Nostalgik and will run you about $45. […]
A Kentucky fan took her fandom of Willie Cauley-Stein to the next level on Friday, permanently commemorating his signature on her arm. She had Cauley-Stein sign her arm during a stop on his autograph tour, then immediately rushed to a tattoo parlor to turn the outline into a permanent tattoo. Below are the results: https://twitter.com/uknomrph/status/592436269734567936/ […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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.
Following Kentucky’s 77-43 win over south Carolina, here is my photo gallery of the game:
We’ll soon learn the fate of 2015 forward Brandon Ingram.