TAG: University of Kentucky

High School, Video / Apr 11, 2014 / 9:30 am

Video: National Player Of The Year Karl Towns Jr. Plays Like Kevin Durant

Karl Towns Jr.

Karl Towns Jr. (Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports)

It’s not every day you hear of a high school kid whose favorite player is Len Bias. Then again, it’s not every day you’ll find someone like Karl Towns Jr. The Kevin Durant/Dirk Nowitzki clone is finishing up his senior year before heading to Kentucky, where he should immediately become a star and one of the best big men John Calipari has had in a long time. Read More »

College, GIFs / Apr 8, 2014 / 10:45 am

Video: Kentucky’s James Young Obliterates Huskies With Monster Jam

James Young, Amida Brimah

James Young, Amida Brimah (Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports)

Yes, the Huskies won the 2014 National Championship last night, defeating the Kentucky Wildcats and their overrated, then underrated, coterie of freshman — led by possible lottery selection Julius Randle. And yes, there was a bizarre rumor that Wildcats coach John Calipari was headed to the Lakers. But all we could do was marvel at the oomph with which James Young threw down this slam on the Huskies midway through the second half. Read More »

instagram, Smack / Apr 8, 2014 / 10:30 am

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Loses Bet With Kemba Walker, Wears UConn Shirt

Kemba Walker, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Kemba Walker, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (photo. Instagram.com/_kw15)

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when it was all over, his point guard made MKG rock a UConn t-shirt. Cold-blooded. Read More »

Video / Apr 8, 2014 / 12:54 am

College Basketball’s 2014 “One Shining Moment”

NCAA Champion University of Connecticut Huskies

NCAA Champion University of Connecticut Huskies

The 2014 NCAA Tournament is over, and the University of Connecticut Huskies, unheralded for much of the season, and seeded no. 7 entering the tournament, did the unthinkable and won the 2014 NCAA Title. Come live the magic with the capstone to every college basketball season, another rendition of “One Shining Moment.” Read More »

College / Apr 7, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Don’t Hate: Kentucky Will Win The NCAA Championship

Julius Randle

Julius Randle (Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports)

It wasn’t too long ago that John Calipari’s young freshmen lost back-to-back games late in the season. The Wildcats had fallen out of the Top 25 for the first time all season and the No. 1-ranked team in the preseason polls was an afterthought as the Madness began. It wasn’t until losing the SEC Championship Game did the ‘Cats turn it around. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Apr 3, 2014 / 6:10 pm

Dime Q&A: Seth Davis On Final Four & Why He’d Take Jabari Parker No. 1

Seth Davis

Seth Davis (Sean Dougherty/USA TODAY)

With the Final Four just days away, Dime had the opportunity to speak with Seth Davis, renowned college basketball reporter for CBS Sports and Sports Illustrated. We discussed a range of issues, including highlights from March Madness, NBA Draft prospects and the league’s age-minimum. Read More »

High School / Apr 2, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Kentucky’s Next Big Star, Karl Towns Jr.

Karl Towns Jr.

Karl Towns Jr. (photo. Sam Forencich: USA Basketball)

Marcus Camby. DeMarcus Cousins. Anthony Davis. Nerlens Noel. Julius Randle. Kentucky coach John Calipari has a track record of developing the best young big men in the game before sending them off to greener pastures in the NBA. Yet somehow his teams haven’t featured a big man quite like Karl Towns Jr. Read More »

College / Mar 31, 2014 / 11:30 am

The 4 Most Important Final Four X-Factors

Frank Kaminsky

Frank Kaminsky (Richard Mackson/USA TODAY Sports)

The four teams that will duel it out in AT&T Stadium have battled their way through the fields. Each has had to fight through some adversity on its journey but the play of a few specific players will determine the outcome for the remaining teams. Wisconsin will have to be strong on the glass against a big, physical Kentucky team. Kentucky will have to guard the Badgers motion offense and not allow them to slow down the game and score points late in the shot clock. Florida will try to slow down Shabazz Napier‘s Kemba Walker impression, while Connecticut will try to handle Florida’s tough defense. Read More »

College, GIFs / Mar 31, 2014 / 10:30 am

Aaron Harrison’s Three-Pointer Sends Kentucky To Final Four

Aaron Harrison

Aaron Harrison (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

With his brother struggling and the Wildcats in a back-and-forth battle against another Big 10 school looking to make a trip to the Final Four Dance in North Texas, Kentucky’s Aaron Harrison went off. Harrison hit four three-pointers within the final eight minutes, including a leaning, game-winning three with 3.2 seconds remaining and 6-6 guard Chris LeVert in his eye. Read More »

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 »