Tag Archives: college basketball

How To Fix College Basketball

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*+-You wince. You squint and it doesn’t look any better. Alcohol and other substances doesn’t improve it. There’s no denying college basketball has gotten UGLY.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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Alex Poythress #6 Small Forward in College Basketball


*+-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 ...

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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 ...

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Two Top 25 Polls and Still No Kentucky


*+-The updated AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll are out and there is still no Kentucky in either. AP Top 25 RK TEAM RECORD PTS 1 Duke (62) 14-0 1,622 2 Michigan (3) 15-0 1,553 3 Louisville 13-1 1,447 4 Arizona 14-0 1,442 5 Indiana 13-1 1,381 6 Kansas 12-1 ...

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Kentucky Moves Up to #2 in SEC Power Rankings


*+-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 ...

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Kentucky / Louisville Best Rivalry in College Basketball


*+-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 ...

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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 ...

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Kentucky Keeps Winning but Still Drops in Top 25


*+-  The Kentucky Wildcats have won 3 consecutive games but dropped another spot on the Coaches Poll from 23 to 22 and are still not ranked in the AP. Here are this week’s rankings: AP Top 25 RK TEAM RECORD PTS 1 Duke (62) 9-0 1,622 2 Michigan (3) 11-0 1,543 3 ...

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