Author Archives: Anthony Vicars

I was taught from an early age to love UK! My two favorite teams are UK and whoever plays UofL. I know some fans think that's a little crazy, but that's normal for someone growing up in southeast KY. Follow me on twitter @GO_CATS

Wiltjer’s Zags Celebrate and Sam Malone Drops The Mic


The ZAGS made it to the Sweet 16 and Kyle Wiltjer shared in the locker room celebration.   What was going on in the UK locker room after their win over Cincy? Well, Same Malone sets everyone straight.   This year’s team is serious about “NOT DONE YET”.   This is how we’re feeling right now!!! Not done yet!!! ...

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Karl Towns Prefers Criticism


In this interview with Larry Berger, Karl explains how he prefers criticism over accolades. That sounds pretty strange coming from a 19 year old. Just another example of Karl’s maturity and why this team is different than last year’s.

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Kentucky Ale Releases Platoon Pack


Kentucky Ale beats Makers Mark to the punch with their release of the “Platoon Pack”.  Everyone loves Makers, but I definitely prefer this version. It’s blue and white, spirited and delicious. Just in time for March Madness basketball, our Kentucky Ale Platoon Pack has debuted. Out for about a week now, this “one and done” is moving quickly off the shelves across ...

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UK’s Open Practice in Cleveland will be at 3:10pm on Wednesday


Open practice will be on Wednesday at 3:10pm.  Oh yeah, it’s in Cleveland.  Why should that stop you? Here’s a look at the Iverson video for those of you that didn’t understand the feature image of Cal as Iveson. 1,200 fans showed up last week at the Yum Center.  What’s your guess for this week?

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Billy Packer Believes Indiana’s 76 Team Is Better Than UK


Really? Really? Here’s his main argument.. But I don’t want anybody to lose sight of the fact that these are young kids that would have in other eras had to play against seasoned veteran players who had played three or four years of college basketball, being coached by outstanding coaches, that would’ve been superior in their ability to play the ...

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Where’s Kanye When You Need Him?


Just had to share. I’m definitely not a Kanye fan, but we could have really used him earlier today when Calipari was snubbed for Coach of The Year. Kanye West has something to say about Tony Bennett over Calipari for USBWA Coach of the Year (COY) #BBN — Kentucky fan (@WildcatCoal) March 23, 2015

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UK Bans Couches Placed Outside


UK is getting a head start this year by placing a ban on indoor furniture being placed outside. However, wouldn’t it already be against the law to burn a couch outdoors?  Oh well, you can’t blame them for trying Get ready for Number 9 #BBN — Matthew Britt (@MattLBritt) March 23, 2015

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UK Basketball Posters Available At Kroger


Each year you would find the new UK Basketball poster at McDonalds. Well, not this year. It probably has something to due with money (as it usually does), but don’t worry, UK Athletics has come to the rescue. This year you can pick up your poster at your local Krogers. .@KentuckyMBB poster update: All @kroger locations in Lexington and Louisville ...

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Free Big Blue Madness Tickets


Nation of Blue has four tickets to Big Blue Madness we would like to give away.  These tickets are upper level and they’re “partial view” (stage may block certain viewing areas).  They may not be the best tickets, but we would like to give them to someone who want’s to experience BBM with their family. In the comments, please tell us ...

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Kentucky’s Uniforms Vs. OHIO


Looks like we’re going with the gray uniforms, but we’re keeping the blue helmet. Looking sharp! (I think I just turned into my dad). Nation of Blue follower, Shane Cooper sent us this photo..  Thanks Shane!  

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Orlando Antigua Leads DR To Round of 16 In FIBA World Cup


Orlando is making a splash in South Florida and Abroad! No one has done what @USFCoachO has done. Take the Dominican Republic to the round of 16. — USF Men’s Basketball (@USFMBB) September 5, 2014 Today, the Dominican Republic plays Slovenia at 2PM. And what about Eloy! He’s leading the team in Rebounds.

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