Tag Archives: 2013

Kentucky Barely in the Tournament


The updated NCAA Tournament projections still have Kentucky in the field, but just barely. USA Today has Kentucky as one of the last four in and have them in Dayton playing Virginia and if they win the 11 seed game they play 6 seed Virginia Commonwealth in Ann Harbor. Last four in: Villanova, Virginia, Massachusetts, Kentucky First four out: Iowa ...

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Video: 2013 Kentucky Recruiting Class

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Kentucky’s 2013 Basketball Recruiting Class is absolutely stacked with 5 McDonald’s All Americans. The class includes the Harrison Twins, Marcus Lee, James Young, Dakari Johnson, and Derek Willis. Here’s a look at highlights from every player in the 2013 Class.

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Bracketology has Wildcats in Play In Game vs. Villanova

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It is an improvement of being left out of the tournament as the Kentucky Wildcats is back in the field of 68. Joe Lunardi of ESPN.com has the Cats in a first round play in game vs. Villanova as a 12 seed. If the Wildcats win in Dayton, where the first round games are played, they would advance to Kansas ...

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UK Hoops Signees Epps and Harper Named McDonald’s All-Americans

Duo among nation’s top players selected to play in the prestigious game LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky women’s basketball signees Makayla Epps (Lebanon, Ky./Marion County HS) and Linnae Harper (Chicago/Whitney Young HS) have been selected to play in the prestigious 2013 McDonald’s All-American High School Basketball Game on Wednesday, April 3 in the United Center in Chicago. The game will feature ...

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Video: Kentucky Football Signee Reese Phillips

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Two-year all-state quarterback at Signal Mountain (Tenn.) High School … Led team to a 7-4 record as a senior and an appearance in the Tennessee Class AAAA state playoffs … Completed 172 of 274 passes for 2,274 yards, 15 touchdowns and only three interceptions to earn all-state honors from the Tennessee Sports Writers Association … District Player of the Year ...

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Jeff Badet and JoJo Kemp Both Pick Kentucky

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Mark Stoops and his Kentucky Football team gained two more commitments tonight to the 2013 class. Orlando wide receiver Jeff Badet and Deland running back JoJo Kemp both committed to Kentucky within a matter of 15 minutes this evening. Badet is a 3 star wide receiver picked Kentucky over UCLA, North Carolina State, Louisville and Iowa State. Three star running ...

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Kentucky’s 2013 Signees Nominated for McDonald’s All American Game


The 2013 McDonald’s All American Game nominees were announced today and all 6 Kentucky signees are on the list. California Marcus Lee Florida Dakari Johnson Kentucky Derek Willis Michigan James Young Texas Aaron Harrison Andrew Harrison Two Kentucky recruits have also been nominated: Texas Julius Randle West Virginia Andrew Wiggins Here is the list of Kentucky High School players nominated.

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Four Wildcats are Projected in Top 25 of NBA Draft


Chad Ford of ESPN has updated his 2013 NBA Draft board and 4 current Kentucky Wildcats are in the top 25. Nerlens Noel is currently projected the #1 player to be taken in the draft. Alex Poythress is at #10, Archie Goodwin #11, and Willie Cauley-Stein is #24. You still think these guys won’t leave for the NBA Draft?

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Nate Willis Commits to Kentucky Football

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It has been reported by several on twitter that 3 star JUCO cornerback Nate Willis has committed to Mark Stoops and Kentucky. The 6’0″ 180lb Willis is from Arizona Western Community College and definitely doesn’t have any self-esteem issues: Nate Willis, the newest #UK commit, has said he wants to be a “one-and-done” in college. — J.Rowland (@RowlandRIVALS) January 16, ...

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Updated Bracketology has Kentucky in NIT


If the NCAA Tournament started today Jerry Palm of CBS Sports thinks Kentucky wouldn’t be in the NCAA Tournament. The four #1 seeds are predicted to be Duke, Kansas, Arizona, and Louisville. There are three SEC teams in the tournament: Florida, Missouri, and Ole Miss. You can see the entire bracketology here.

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Make it Two Commitments in Two Days for Kentucky Football

Kyle Meadows #75 joins the 2013 Kentucky Football class.

Kyle Meadows, a 3 star offensive lineman from Lakota West in West Chester, Ohio, has reportedly committed to Kentucky. Hearing that Ohio O-lineman Kyle Meadows has pulled the trigger for Kentucky. Looking to get that confirmed ASAP — Bill Greene (@BillBankGreene) January 12, 2013 Several media outlets have confirmed the news as the 6’5″ 280lb lineman picks Kentucky over Florida ...

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Kentucky Football Having Three Big Recruits for Visit

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Mark Stoops has already been turning heads in recruiting, and the crop of recruits visiting soon will get anyone spinning in a circle. Have learned four-star DT Deadrin Senat will likely take official to #Kentucky with Mackensie and Mackenro Alexander. Story coming #BBN — J.Rowland (@RowlandRIVALS) January 9, 2013 MacKensie Alexander is the 7th rated cornerback in the country. His ...

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John Calipari Trying to Hold Back Expectations of 2013 Class


John Calipari wants everyone to settle down. He has written an article on CoachCal.com where he says it is unfair to say the 2013 class is the “best ever” and says it isn’t fair to them before they ever make it to campus. Well, sorry coach, but when you get the #1 point guard, #1 shooting guard, #2 shooting guard, ...

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