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The Towles Era Begins, Whether We Like It or Not


With today’s announcement that starting QB Maxwell Smith will be out indefinitely with a serious ankle injury, UK Coach Joker Phillips announced that the team would utilize a platoon of freshmen Jalen Whitlow and Patrick Towles under center for this weekend’s matchup with Mississippi State. Earlier in the season, I thought that Patrick Towles had no real reason to play ...

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Bill Curry Lip Sync’s “Sun Glasses At Night”

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As the new head coach at Georgia State, Bill Curry is willing to do anything to get fans excited about the program. Curry is mostly known by UK fans as the coach who refused to play Tim Couch his freshman year.  That decision didn’t sit well with fans and ultimately helped send Curry packing.  Now it seems the former UK ...

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1996 Kentucky Wildcats Back to Their Old Tricks

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The 1996 national champion Kentucky Wildcats rolled over the Calipari All-Stars 103-43 in Rupp Arena today as part of the John Calipari Fantasy Camp. The former Wildcats pressed and scored at will, just like the year they dominated college basketball. Tony Delk shot the basketball like time had left him alone for 16 years, hitting three after three from spots ...

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Morgan Newton Is The Next Jacob Tamme

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UK Football has definitely seen it’s challenges the last few years.  Fans reminisce about the day’s of Woodson, Johnson, Burton, Little, and Tamme.  This years team has shown some promise (I’m talking about the offense), and it may have taken another step forward over the last two weeks. Morgan Newton is regarded as one of the most athletic players on the team, ...

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Karl Towns Eventually Will Be a Kentucky Wildcat


I don’t think it was hard to figure out, but Karl Towns and the Kentucky coaching staff have a different relationship than any other coach. This was evident during a recent workout for the 2015 star with Orlando Antigua plus many other coaches and scouts in attendance. But after one coach noticed Towns’s mother, Jackie, spending most of the night ...

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Rajon Rondo Shows No Love for “That Guy”


Rajon Rondo recently appeared on the BET show 106 and Park and spoke about the upcoming season with the Boston Celtics, his trip to Asia, and about the off season moves teams have made. Rondo was also asked about former teammate Ray Allen, and as you can tell around the 2:40 mark, there is not a lot of love lost ...

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John Calipari LIkely to Visit Tyler Roberson Next Week


Tyler Roberson worked out for Orlando Antigua recently, and even though he was nursing an ankle injury, he still got up and down and shown what he could do. John Calipari is reportedly going to make the trip to Roselle Catholic in New Jersey to see Roberson next week and the 6’8″ forward is hoping from an offer. Kentucky has ...

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Kentucky Basketball Recruiting Notes


Here is a little update on Kentucky’s current basketball recruiting with tidbits of information about several Kentucky recruits including links.   James Young is said to be fine playing with a ton of potential talent at Kentucky.  Young’s godfather spoke to Adam Zagoria and said, “You play with Wiggins, you play with the Harrison twins, you play with Julius Randle, I ...

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Boyd, Simpson, Tyler Named Game Captains for Saturday


LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips has announced that senior wide receiver Aaron Boyd, sophomore linebacker Miles Simpson and junior defensive back Dakotah Tyler have been named game captains for Kentucky’s in-state contest Saturday against Western Kentucky University at 7 p.m. ET. Game captains are usually chosen on the basis of performance in the previous ...

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Anthony Davis Golden at Fantasy Camp


Anthony Davis is one of the prime attractions at the Calipari Fantasy Camp and as you can see above, the gold medal around his neck is a nice accessory for photo opportunities. Davis is also expected to play in the Alumni game tomorrow afternoon in Rupp Arena, but I wonder if he will take off the medal while he plays? ...

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Indiana Radio Announcer Accuses Kentucky of Recruiting Violation

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Dan Dakich, onec assistant to Bobby Knight and now a radio host on 1070 The Fan in Indianapolis, said some things today that has created an uproar among Kentucky fans and the family of 2014 recruit Trey Lyles. “I got it from a source, a very good source, that they went to Kentucky,” Dakich told SNY.tv by phone, adding that ...

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John Wall to Coach at Alumni Game

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Well, if you thought there was a chance to see John Wall tomorrow night at the Alumni Game then you were right. You will just see him. He will not be playing. We have our second coach, @john_wall will coach against @drake on Saturday in Rupp Arena. $20 ticket sale ends today. — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) September 14, 2012 I ...

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John Calipari Holds Court Today at Fantasy Camp


Coach John Calipari spoke to the media today at his Fantasy Camp and covered a ton of topics as usual. Makes me think we are getting closer to basketball. Opening statement … “Well I say stuff like this, “Only at Kentucky” and obviously there are other places that do these kinds of experiences for the so called “players”. These guys ...

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John Calipari Visiting Andrew Wiggins Monday


John Calipari is expected to travel east on !-64 to Huntington, WVa and visit with the #1 recruit in the country next week. Kentucky coach John Calipari expected to watch @22wiggins Monday at Huntington Prep, Rob Fulford confirms to @snytv. — Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) September 14, 2012 Wiggins is currently in the class of 2014, but the burning question to ...

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Videos: University of Kentucky Hall of Fame Inductees


This is Hall of Fame weekend at the University of Kentucky and 6 new members will be inducted. Here are videos of each new inductee: Derek Abney (2000-03) is arguably the greatest kick returner in college football history after setting seven NCAA records, 11 SEC records and 14 school records for kick returns and all-purpose yardage. Abney was named a ...

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Mark One 2013 Recruit Off the List


Many have thought that 2013 basketball recruit Dominic Woodson from Huntington Prep High School was being recruited by Kentucky. Woodson had recently taken a visit to Kentucky, the weekend of the Kent State football game, but it was of an unofficial variety. The Kentucky Kernel traveled to Huntington to do an interview with Andrew Wiggins and Woodson, but Coach Rob ...

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Wildcats Have Physical Practice Week, Ready for WKU


LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips said after practice Thursday that the UK football team went through a physical week of practice in preparation for Western Kentucky University on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. Phillips, who has preached practicing smart to avoid injuries since the beginning of his tenure, said he likes the physical practices ...

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Harrison Twins Trim List to Three


Andrew and Aaron Harrison have  trimmed their list to 3 colleges according to ESPN.com’s Reggie Rankin. Harrison twins trim list to three. Kentucky, Maryland and SMU a distant third according to father Aaron Harrison who I spoke with 30 sec ago — Reggie Rankin (@ReggieRankin) September 13, 2012   I think everyone has known for a while that will come ...

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The UK Alumni are on Their Way


  Wayne Turner was in route to Lexington today and ran into a familiar face at the airport. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is also on his way to Lexington for the John Calipari Fantasy Camp and also play in the Alumni game this Saturday. There will be a lot of  Wildcats young and older in town this week and should make for ...

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DeAndre Liggins Signs with New NBA Team


DeAndre Liggins has found a new home and it just so happens it is the Western Conference Champions. Thunder sign guards DeAndre Liggins and Andy Rautins. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) September 12, 2012   With Jodie Meeks in LA, Liggins now in Oklahoma City, and with the possibility of Josh Harrellson signing with the Heat, there will be a ...

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