Tag Archives: #weareuk

ESPN: It’s Time to Root for Kentucky


People love to go against the pack and support the underdog. After last night’s dismantling of West Virginia, ESPN’s Ian O’Connor says it is ok to get behind the favorite and to cheer for them to fall in the tournament is “rooting for the second-best story on the board.” So even if you don’t care for Calipari’s sideline style, his ...

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Postgame Notes vs. West Virginia – NCAA Sweet 16

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No. 1/1 Kentucky vs. No. 20/21 West Virginia, Men’s Basketball – NCAA Tournament – Sweet 16 Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, March 26, 2015 Attendance: 19,465 FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 78, West Virginia 39 Team records: Kentucky is 37-0, West Virginia 25-10. Kentucky leads the all-time series 15-5. With Kentucky’s 37 consecutive victories … Kentucky is the first team in the ...

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A look back at thirty-seven ridiculous things Kentucky has done this season


After last night’s pounding of West Virginia, the Cats are just three games away from perfection and what seems to be a date with destiny. While you daydream about hanging #9, take a few minutes to reflect on the unbelievable ride we have been on with Sporting News’ “Thirty-seven ridiculous things Kentucky has done this season.” One for each win! ...

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Video: Celebrations Mostly Peaceful, One Arrest Reported

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#LexPD in riot gear now out on State Street as the crowd grows. pic.twitter.com/bNDoQMe5pC — Paris Lewbel (@PLewbel) March 27, 2015 Kentucky fans once again gathered on State Street following UK’s beatdown of West Virginia on Thursday. Unlike past celebrations, this time around was mostly peaceful, with a few small fires reported and one arrest for alcohol intoxication. Why did ...

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Yankees GM roots for Kentucky


Brian Cashman is rooting for Kentucky, and finish the season 40-0. The Yankees GM absolutely loves his Cats. Brian is a Kentucky boy and understands the significance of Kentucky winning a national championship. When he was a boy in Lexington, Ky., Brian Cashman never had visions of becoming the Yankees’ general manager. He was not from the Bronx. He was ...

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Kentucky doesn’t bother to watch opponent films, here’s why


UK players do not watch their opponents before games, it has always been that way. Kentucky players even watch less film than NBA players. So how important is film in college basketball and why isn’t it a priority in UK? The Wall Street Journal’s Ben Cohen explains why the Wildcats do not watch opponents much on tape. Kentucky’s players watch ...

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Video: Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” Meets UK Basketball

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We are still about 12 hours away from tonight’s tip and have a long day ahead of us. Here’s something to kill the time, a Kentucky tribute video set to Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space”. Sure, why not? Taylor Swift's Blank Space Meets UK Basketball from Kayla Thurman on Vimeo. (h/t Curtis Burch)

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Anthony Davis Suffers Shoulder Injury


Hate to see this happen — Anthony Davis down getting checked out by trainers. pic.twitter.com/NyMZrt9kg7 — ClutchFans (@clutchfans) March 26, 2015 It appears Anthony Davis suffered an injury to his right shoulder during a game tonight against the Rockets. Davis was down on the floor being looked at by trainers before exiting to the locker room. Anthony Davis hit his ...

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Video: Inside Kentucky’s Open Practice

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The Kentucky Wildcats are holding an open practice inside Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena. Here’s a look inside for those that couldn’t make the trip courtesy of social media. VIDEO: Kentucky takes the floor for open practice at Quicken Loans Arena. #MarchMadness pic.twitter.com/aTsBk5Oxi7 — Tanner Hesterberg (@TannerWYMT) March 25, 2015 #UK open practice at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena. #TrueBlueCleveland @lex18news pic.twitter.com/1ECebE4QBk ...

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Which Team has the Nation Talking?

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The round of sixteen is here and Kentucky residents aren’t the only ones focused on the boys in blue. The Cats are creating a buzz all around the nation. Facebook’s conversation map shows which teams people are talking about and no surprise, the Wildcats are a hot topic of conversation. See which Sweet 16 teams people are rooting for around ...

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