Author Archives: Nation of Blue

Jackson Davis Verbally Commits to Rice; Education a Major Factor

jacksondavisweb

Lafayette High School's Jackson Davis has announced via his twitter account that he has committed to Rice University. Davis, a 6'8″ senior power forward, picked the Owls over Vanderbilt, Texas Tech, Princeton, Columbia, Pennsylvania and Harvard. Jackson's father, Johnathon, played for the University of Kentucky in the early 90s and is excited about the opportunity ...

Read More »

Lafayette Star Jackson Davis Set to Announce College Decision Monday

One of the state's top players in the Class of 2014 will announce his college choice Monday. Columbia, Harvard, Penn, Rice, Princeton, Texas Tech and Vandy are among Lafeyette's senior Jackson Davis' offers. According to Ben Roberts of the Herald-Leader: Lafayette Coach Michael Mendenhall told the Herald-Leader that Davis has no current plans to make ...

Read More »

Knott County's Camron Justice Commits to Tennessee

Yesterday, Knott County shooting guard Camron Justice committed to the University of Tennessee. The 2015 shooting guard also had confirmed offers from Western Kentucky, Boston College, Eastern Kentucky, Morehead State, Northern Kentucky and UAB.The 6'2″ Justice committed during an unofficial visit to Tennessee yesterday during the Volunteers Football win over South Carolina.Here is more from ...

Read More »

Justin Johnson Commits to Western Kentucky

2014 Perry County Central forward Justin Johnson has committed to play his college basketball for Western Kentucky University. Johnson said his final two schools were Boston College and Western Kentucky. RT @justin23johnson It's official I'm going to be a Hilltopper next year! #WKU \f1 \uc0\u55356 \u57280 \u55356 \u57280 \u55356 \u57280 \f0 — TheRoadtoRupp (@TheRoadtoRupp) October ...

Read More »

Pre-Season Update 10/13

Next week practice will officially start and it won't be long before The Road to Rupp will begin in a gym near you. There have been so many kids switching schools this summer that some teams have gotten stronger, some have gotten weaker and some have just stayed the same. The good thing though is ...

Read More »

Kentucky High School Basketball Recruiting Roundup 9/16

It has been a very busy day of recruiting for several Kentucky kids today. Kentucky is loaded with D1 talent and today is just an example of some of the top players and the attention they are receiving. Knott County Central's Camron Justice got a phone call from Vanderbilt's Kevin Stallings today and it sounds ...

Read More »

Kentucky will spend the next two weeks preparing for Florida

FL

The Kentucky Wildcats won’t play this week; they’ll resume their season on September 28th when they take on the Florida Gators, but Coach Mark Stoops knows he has a lot of issues and concerns before that matchup. Coach Stoops admitted he will spend the two weeks preparing to face the Gators, and won’t try to ...

Read More »

Lafayette's Jackson Davis Top Performer of John Lucas 40/40 Camp

 Lafayette High School's Jackson Davis made a push this weekend to being ranked nationally as he had a big time performance at John Lucas 40/40 Camp in Houston, Texas. Here are a couple of tweets from the weekend on the lone Kentucky invitee's performance: Coaches get out and take a look at 2014 WF 6-7 ...

Read More »

Ale-8-One’s Fan of the Week #17

finalist-tabs

Are you ready to see your THROWBACK THURSDAY photos? SCROLL DOWN!   Click the tabs below to see all the photos we received. Throwback time… UK THROWBACK TIME! #UKTBT   [end_tabset] Thank you for sending your photos! We’ve updated the instructions, PLEASE READ below! Please continue to send your photos via the NEW email, Facebook, ...

Read More »

Ale-8-One’s Fan of the Week #16

finalist-tabs

Excited to see your THROWBACK THURSDAY photos?   Click the tabs below to see all the photos we received. Throwback time… UK THROWBACK TIME! #UKTBT   [end_tabset] Thank you for sending your photos! We’ve updated the instructions, PLEASE READ below! Please continue to send your photos via the NEW email, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Here’s ...

Read More »

Get Widget