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 [...]

Kentucky Moves Up to #2 in SEC Power Rankings

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The Kentucky Wildcats had been stuck at #3 in previous ESPN SEC Power Rankings, but with the tight game at Louisville and looking more cohesive as a team has the Cats moving up a spot to #2. 2. Kentucky. I get it. Whom have the Wildcats beaten? What have they done to earn this? Well, [...]

Kentucky / Louisville Best Rivalry in College Basketball

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Gary Parrish of CBS Sports looks at the weekend coming up and previews tomorrow’s Kentucky / Louisville rivalry matchup in the Yum Center. He also says the matchup is the best rivalry in college basketball, ahead of Duke/North Carolina. Top game: Folks still suggest Duke-North Carolina is college basketball’s best rivalry, but that’s not true [...]

Kentucky Steady at #23 in ESPN Power Rankings

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ESPN has updated their weekly power rankings and Kentucky stands still at #23. 23 Kentucky 7-3 – Last Week: 23 68 Point guard Ryan Harrow returned to the starting lineup for the win over Lipscomb, recording zero turnovers and 12 points. Coach John Calipari said the sophomore still has a way to go, but the [...]