What State is the Best for College Hoops in America?

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I bet you can guess which is the #1 ranked state for college basketball in America by The Sporting News. Yep. It is Kentucky. Carrying the state flag: No. 1 Kentucky and No. 6 Louisville Supporting schools (with Pom/RPI rank): Eastern Kentucky (67/124), Murray State (74/106), Western Kentucky (101/101) Combined record for these five teams: […]

ESPN Ranks Nation’s Top 25 College Hoops Players

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ESPN took a look at some of the nation’s best college basketball players. The Top 25 ranking includes Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein (7th) and Karl-Anthony Towns (10th). Guess which former Wildcat ranked higher? Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer took the number three spot. Who are the top 25 players in college hoops? Here's @JohnGasaway's take. http://t.co/Ki2elnk0qy pic.twitter.com/ytTShMgxqK — […]

Willie on Another Cover

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Willie Cauley-Stein is on another cover. This time it is Lindy’s. Our #CollegeBasketball Preview hits newsstands on Sept. 9. It’s available now digitally! @KentuckyMBB @GoCards cover: pic.twitter.com/Kv9NJdEodh — #LindysSports (@Lindyssportsmag) September 3, 2014 [adsenseyu3] Willie getting a lot of magazine love. You can check out his Athlon cover by clicking here.

Kentucky Men’s and Women’s Basketball a Part of Tip-Off Marathon

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John Calipari and Matthew Mitchell’s clubs will both be featured on ESPN’s Seventh Annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon. Here is the release from ESPN: ESPN’s seventh annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon – more than 24 hours of consecutive coverage to mark the start of the 2014-15 season over Monday, Nov. 17 and Tuesday, Nov. 18 […]

Alex Poythress #6 Small Forward in College Basketball

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The Sporting News has continued their college basketball position rankings and Kentucky’s Alex Poythress is slotted at #6. Here are the thoughts on why Poythress will bounce back from a subpar freshman season: We all know how disappointing Poythress’ freshman season was for the Wildcats, how John Calipari frequently challenged him to play with greater […]

Kentucky Still #1 in Post NBA Deadline College Basketball Rankings

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The national media has updated their 2013-14 college basketball rankings, but there hasn’t been a change on top at ESPN or CBS. Kentucky is still the overwhelming favorite to win it all next season. ESPN: 1. Kentucky Wildcats: Could the Wildcats really go from first-round NIT losers to NCAA champions? Absolutely. Kentucky’s 2013 recruiting class […]

Kentucky-Louisville Rivalry Intensity at an All-Time High

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Now that Louisville’s Russ Smith has decided to stay in college, Jeff Goodman thinks the Kentucky-Louisville will finally return to an intense rivalry. I guess he means on the floor, because between the fanbases it is alway intense. Goodman breaks down the matchup between the Cards and Cats: Finally, we’ve got what we wanted. Kentucky […]