Nation of Blue Top Videos of 2014: #8 Alex Poythress Block and Calipari Love

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Alex Poythress was a defensive monster during the run to the 2014 Final Four and Louisville’s Russ Smith probably hasn’t forgotten. The #8 video of the year with 3,042 views, is Alex Poythress’ Block and the love John Calipari gave him after the big play in the NCAA Tournament.

Aaron Harrison and the Kentucky Wildcats Playing for Alex Poythress

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Aaron Harrison has made his own sign of affection for fallen teammate Alex Poythress on his shoes for today’s game. Game time A photo posted by Aaron Harrison✈️ (@theaaronice_ptp) on Dec 12, 2014 at 7:12am PST The team are all wearing Roar for 22 warm-up shirts for today’s game as well.

Jeff Goodman: “I Think Cats Will Be Better” Without Alex Poythress

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Jeff Goodman of ESPN has an “interesting” take on the Alex Poythress injury. Goodman says on Twitter that he actually thinks Kentucky will be better without Poythress on the roster.   UK won’t miss a beat without Poythress. In fact, I think Cats will be better. Talked to several people on their thoughts. Will post […]

UK, John Calipari Confirm That Poythress is Out for the Season

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The University of Kentucky and head coach John Calipari have confirmed that junior forward Alex Poythress is out for the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. “When you’re coaching other people’s children and these children have high aspirations and unlimited potential – not only to do things for themselves but for other people […]

Kyle Wiltjer Adds to Messages for Alex Poythress

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While UK has not officially confirmed Alex Poythress suffered a knee injury, messages of support are starting to pour in from friends and teammates including Aaron Harrison and Brad Calipari. The latest to send his love to Poythress is former Kentucky teammate Kyle Wiltjer. Never is a good feeling when someone close to you gets […]

Aaron Harrison and Brad Calipari Seem to Confirm Poythress Injury

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The University of Kentucky has not officially confirmed that Alex Poythress has suffered a torn ACL. Messages from friends and teammates seem to indicated that the news is bad, however. Teammate Aaron Harrison had this to say on Instagram: theaaronice_ptp I can’t describe how much I feel for this man! He’s not only my teammate […]