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Chad Ford Updates the Harrison Twins’ Future in the NBA


ESPN’s Chad Ford had an online chat today and was asked about Kentucky’s Andrew and Aaron Harrison and what was in store for them in the NBA Draft. It isn’t very good news for the Twins. Eric (Louisville) What does the future look like for the Harrison Twins in the NBA? Chad Ford 1:35 PM ET Of course the question ...

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Where to Watch Kentucky Basketball vs. Texas

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The #1 Kentucky Wildcats (7-0) host the #6 Texas Longhorns (7-0) in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge in Rupp Arena at 7pm eastern on ESPN. The announcers for today’s game are Dan Shulman and Jay Bilas. The sideline reporter is Shannon Spake. Kentucky is favored by 12.5 points. You can usually watch the game online by clicking here. Here is a ...

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ESPN is Way Off on John Calipari’s Career Stats

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ESPN put this graphic up during the Manhattan at UMASS game this morning: There is a lot wrong with this graphic. First of all, I am pretty sure Cal has 3 Final Four appearances since he has been at Kentucky. Also, I have confirmed with UK that he also has 599 wins and is going for win 600 tonight vs. ...

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Jay Bilas Names His Top Teams and Games

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Jay Bilas of ESPN names his top 5 teams and the best non-conference games of the upcoming season. Of course, Kentucky is #1 and has 2 of the best games. .@JayBilas top 5 preseason teams: 5 LOU 4 AZ 3 WIS 2 DUKE 1 UK pic.twitter.com/siziLmlAp8 — ESPN College BBall (@ESPNCBB) November 11, 2014

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BBN: You Want College Gameday to Visit Lexington?


Big Blue Nation, do you want ESPN’s College Gameday to visit Lexington for next weekend’s game against Mississippi State? Here’s who you need to contact on Twitter:   Need somewhere to take @CollegeGameDay next wkend. — Lee Fitting (@leefitting) October 16, 2014 Let your voice be heard BBN!

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The Biggest Winner of the Kentucky NBA Combine

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Chad Ford of ESPN.com thinks Kentucky freshman point guard Tyler Ulis really helped himself at the NBA Combine. Here is what he had to say: And perhaps the biggest winner of the weekend was freshman Tyler Ulis. A number of scouts who felt Ulis wasn’t tall enough — he measured 5-foot-9 in shoes with a 6-foot-1 wingspan — to be ...

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Mark Stoops and Kentucky a Part of ESPN’s Half Season Stars


Gene Wojciechowski of ESPN has listed the stars of the half season and Kentucky’s Mark Stoops was a nominee for Coach of the Half Season. Coach of the Half Season Nominees: Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly, Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher, Ole Miss’s Hugh Freeze, Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen, Baylor’s Art Briles, Kentucky’s Mark Stoops, USC’s Steve Sarkisian, Arizona’s Rich Rodriguez, Oklahoma ...

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Kentucky Projected in a Bowl Game?

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ESPN has Kentucky projected in a Bowl game. Would you ever think you would read that in Mark Stoops’ second year? Me either. Here is a look: College Football Playoff semifinal (Rose Bowl): Auburn Capital One Orange Bowl: Mississippi State Cotton Bowl: Ole Miss Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: Alabama Citrus Bowl: Georgia TaxSlayer Bowl: Missouri Outback Bowl: Texas A&M Franklin American ...

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SEC Nation Visit Moved to Oct. 25

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SEC Nation to Air Live from Starkville Prior to No. 6 Texas A&M at No. 14 Mississippi State Game Traveling Pre-Game Show to Visit Kentucky on Oct. 25 The SEC Network’s traveling pre-game show, SEC Nation, will make its first visit to Starkville, Miss. next Saturday, Oct. 4 prior to the No. 6 Texas A&M at No. 14 Mississippi State. ...

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Patrick Towles gets SEC Helmet Sticker

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Patrick Towles keeps earning respect as he has earned an ESPN SEC helmet sticker for his performance in the 3 overtime loss to Florida. Patrick Towles, Kentucky: The Wildcats weren’t able to pull out the win, but Towles, who is in his first season as Kentucky’s full-time starting quarterback, played a heck of a game. He was 24-of-45 passing for ...

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Bob Knight Plays Chicken with a Cow

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ESPN.com is reporting that former Indiana head coach Bobby Knight hit a cow recently with his vehicle. CODY, Wyo. — Hall of Fame basketball coach Bob Knight escaped injury when his vehicle struck a cow on a dark northern Wyoming highway. The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the accident occurred about 8:45 p.m. Aug. 22 on a remote section of state ...

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ESPN Super Tuesday, UK to be featured 4 times

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UK will be on four times! ESPN announces its "Super Tuesday" schedule. UK is featured four times (Jan. 13, Feb. 10, Feb. 17 and March 3). — CoachCal.com (@CoachCalDotCom) August 13, 2014 The Super Tuesday games include a matchup with Missouri (Jan. 13), at LSU (Feb. 10), at Tennessee (Feb. 17) and at Georgia (March 3). — CoachCal.com (@CoachCalDotCom) August ...

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Dan Dakich Drinking the Big Blue Kool-Aid

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ESPN basketball analyst Dan Dakich thinks no one will beat Kentucky next season. [adsenseyu3] Said it earlier will say it again..nobody’s beating Kentucky — Dan Dakich (@dandakich) August 12, 2014 Simpletons will shout “like last yr”.. This Kentucky team has maturity and experience and massive talent can’t see it losing — Dan Dakich (@dandakich) August 12, 2014 Think Wisconsin is ...

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UK Hoops to Face Baylor in ESPN’s College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon


Wildcats are one of four women’s teams featured in the seventh annual Marathon along with Baylor, Connecticut and Stanford LEXINGTON, Ky.  – The Kentucky women’s basketball team has been selected to participate in ESPN’s seventh annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon, the network announced Monday. UK will play host to the Baylor Lady Bears on Monday, Nov. 17 in Rupp Arena ...

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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. 17 and Tuesday, Nov. 18 – will feature 19 men’s ...

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