TAG: Kentucky

College / Mar 29, 2014 / 2:27 am

Kentucky Upends Louisville For Trip To Elite Eight

Julius Randle

Julius Randle (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

Julius Randle came up big at the free throw line, and Aaron Harrison‘s three-pointer with 40 seconds left gave the Wildcats their first lead of the game got the job done for Kentucky, 74—69, against interstate rivals and 2013 NCAA Champion, Louisville. Read More »

College / Nov 13, 2013 / 12:45 pm

10 Takeaways From The NCAA’s Exciting Champions Classic

Jabari Parker

The Champions Classic lived up to its huge expectations last night when Kentucky and Michigan State battled down to the wire followed by the Freshman led Duke and Kansas teams battling onto the final minutes. With so much to talk about, we thought it only fair to provide 10 takeaways from the NCAA’s thrilling opening doubleheader. Read More »

College, Video / Nov 12, 2013 / 10:15 pm

Michigan State’s Branden Dawson Throws Down The Alley-Oop

Branden Dawson

Branden Dawson leaves Kentucky’s John Calipari in disgust as he finishes off this huge slam during Michigan State’s 10-0 run to start the game. Dawson also tipped in an offensive rebound to seal the game for the Spartans as No. 2 Michigan State defeated No. 1 Kentucky 78-74. Read More »

College, High School / May 13, 2013 / 10:13 pm

Super Prospect Andrew Wiggins Chooses a College Tomorrow – Will It Be Kentucky?

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins (photo. Bryan Horowitz)

At 12:15 ET tomorrow Andrew Wiggins will finally tell the world what college will be getting the best prep prospect since LeBron James. Over the past several months, he’s narrowed it down to four programs, all in various states of flux. Read More »

instagram, NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 25, 2013 / 4:15 pm

Chris Paul’s Amazing Sneaker Room and the Best of NBA Twitter and Instagram

Chris Paul Sneaker Room

Twitter and Instagram have added yet another avenue for basketball fans to connect with the personalities of their favorite NBA, college and high school players. It’s damn near impossible though for most normal people to stay up with everything that gets posted to Instagram on a daily basis, so we’re gonna help out the best way we know how: by collecting the best pics each week for our readers to cruise through at their leisure.

Here’s the best of this past week. Let us know what we missed in the comments section below. Read More »

Latest News / Feb 13, 2013 / 2:11 pm

Breaking News: Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel Done for Season With Torn ACL

Nerlens Noel

Nerlens Noel (photo. UK Athletics/Chet White)

This ACL plague has gone beyond a ridiculous place; it’s become terrifying. It seems like another ballplayer is succumbing to the most dreaded of knee injuries every day and it’s not letting up. We’re not talking middle-aged guys at the Y here, either – it’s getting the best athletes in the world at a frightening clip.

We’re really still trying to get over the Rajon Rondo news as word comes that another Kentucky Wildcat has become an ACL victim. Read More »

College / Jan 23, 2013 / 12:30 pm

Nike’s New Kentucky Basketball Uniforms

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The excellent NikeBlog.com just posted a first look at Nike’s new Kentucky basketball uniforms which sport an oversized logo on the chest, among other details. Read More »

College / Nov 16, 2012 / 11:00 am

Led By Another Star Freshman Class, Defending Champion Kentucky Reloads

Nerlens Noel. (photo. UK Athletics/Chet White)

Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel. (photo. UK Athletics/Chet White)

Midnight Madness is over, and with it went the smoke machines, dunk contests and laser shows that kick off the season. College basketball begins now, and while the excitement still remains it’s time to peel the hype back and see who the nation’s best truly are. That’s why Dime has you covered with individual previews of the nation’s top 15 teams and a few others just outside, all over the course of the next few weeks. Today, Kentucky. Read More »

College / Nov 14, 2012 / 10:45 am

Video: John Calipari on Duke’s Defense: “In the NBA They’d All Be Suspended”

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Did you watch Duke/Kentucky last night? It was a great game, and a strong heavyweight matchup at the start of the season.

During this halftime interview, John Calipari didn’t hide his displeasure with Duke’s flopping on defense: Read More »

College / Sep 17, 2012 / 2:53 pm

Kentucky Player Dorm is Nicer than Wherever You Live

john calipari kentucky players dorm video

As if the pageantry, history, fan fervor, national TV exposure, insane winning percentage, and the John Calipari hard sell isn’t enough to get you to commit to Kentucky, here comes another recruiting bullet in the Wildcat recruiting arsenal: a brand new, palatial dorm built just for the basketball team [Click for photos at the end of the post].

In a video posted on Calipari’s personal site, the coach gives viewers a tour of the brand new dorm, aka “The Wildcat Coal Lodge.” It’s a pretty good answer TO THIS. The dorm is ridiculous. Read More »