Aaron Harrison and Brad Calipari Seem to Confirm Poythress Injury


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 […]

Alex Poythress Suffers Knee Injury

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UPDATE: WKYT now reporting Alex Poythress sustained a torn ACL. It is official. Alex Poythress tears ACL. — Brian Milam (@brianwkyt) December 12, 2014 Still no confirmation from UK: UK spokesman regarding report of Poythress' torn ACL: "We have nothing to confirm right now." — Kyle Tucker (@KyleTucker_CJ) December 12, 2014 This would be a […]

Who is Starting for Alex Poythress Tonight vs. Montana State?


As you might have noticed earlier here on Nation of Blue, Alex Poythress is out again tonight due to his recent illness. Poythress was working out pretty hard when I walked into Rupp Arena around 4pm, getting up shots and doing drills with assistant coach Kenny Payne. My guess is he would definitely be able […]

Will Alex Poythress Play Today vs. Montana State?


John Calipari has announced via twitter that Alex Poythress will not play today vs. Montana State. .@AlexTheGreat22 is doing a lot better today but we are going to hold him out one more game with an illness. — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) November 23, 2014 It sounds like Alex is feeling better and could probably play […]

Alex Poythress Out of Starting Lineup; Who is in His Spot?


Alex Poythress is out with with an illness and Dominique Hawkins has earned the start tonight for the Kentucky Wildcats. With Alex Poythress out tonight, Dominique Hawkins will make his first career start alongside the Harrison twins, Towns and Cauley-Stein. — Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) November 21, 2014 A great opportunity for Dominique tonight.

Alex Poythress out for tonight’s game against Boston U


UK is reporting that Alex Poythress will not play tonight against Boston U due to an illness. Alex Poythress will not play tonight due to illness. He's day to day. — Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) November 21, 2014 With Alex Poythress out tonight, Dominique Hawkins will make his first career start alongside the Harrison twins, Towns […]

Alex Poythress and the Cats Throw a Block Party in Indy

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Kentucky blocked as many shots (11) as Kansas had field goals (11). — John Clay (@johnclayiv) November 19, 2014 The Cats had eight blocks in the opening half vs. Kansas, including this denial by Alex Poythress: Willie Cauley-Stein = ALL BALL. And Coach Cal agrees. #BBN #WeAreUK https://t.co/UDNUUyAXMI — S.E. Shepherd (@TheSEShepherd) November 19, 2014

Photo Gallery: Kentucky vs. Buffalo


John Calipari’s Kentucky Wildcats faced off against Bobby Hurley’s Buffalo Bulls Sunday in Rupp Arena. The Cats won 71-52, but not without some physical competition from the feisty Bulls. Buffalo took a 38-33 lead into the locker room at halftime. Trey Lyles and Tyler Ulis led the Wildcats with 12 points each, Ulis also added […]