College Basketball – Who is this guy? The Derek Willis Transformation

Derek Willis - Photo by Brendon Miller
Derek Willis – Photo by Brendon Miller

Who would have thought Derek Willis might be the key to a successful basketball season in 2015-16?  I doubt that in early November you could have found anyone outside the Willis family that would have thought he would be one of the major keys to the Wildcats success and a number 1 standing in the SEC.  But that is the case.
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College Basketball – Cats Get Payback with Win Over Vols

UK continues to roll with win over Tennessee - Photo by Brendon Miller
UK continues to roll with win over Tennessee – Photo by Brendon Miller

Lexington, Kentucky – Kentucky avenges an earlier loss to the Tennessee Volunteers with an 80-70 win.  Jamal Murray and Derek Willis combined for 53 of the 80 points and 10 of 17 from beyond the three-point mark in carrying the Cats to victory.   Continue reading College Basketball – Cats Get Payback with Win Over Vols

College Basketball – Orange Crushed: Cards Roll to 72 – 58 Win

The month of February has not been kind to the Louisville basketball team.  It started off great when then No. 2 ranked North Carolina fell to the Cardinals in the KFC Yum Center.  Then, just four days later, they got the news that they were banned from the postseason.

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Indiana News – Tractor-Trailer Crashes into ISP Patrol Car, Two Troopers Injured

Tractor Trailer hits State Troopers
Tractor Trailer hits State Troopers

Vanderburgh County – Wednesday morning at approximately 9:10, Troopers Kylen Compton and Taylor Fox were assisting the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Department at a property damage crash involving a semi and a passenger vehicle on I-69 southbound near the 17 mile-marker. Troopers Compton and Fox were in a 2011 Dodge Charger. Continue reading Indiana News – Tractor-Trailer Crashes into ISP Patrol Car, Two Troopers Injured

College Basketball – “EMPOWERED” CATS HUMBLE SOUTH CAROLINA 89 – 62

COLUMBIA, South Carolina – February 13, 2016 – Brendon D. Miller, Midwest News and Sports

Who needs Cal when you have Tyler Ulis?  Well of course the CATS do need Coach Calipari, but after his early ejection just 2 minutes 26 seconds into the game, the UK staff told Tyler it was “his show” and he did not disappoint.  The show was 27 points, 12 assists, 2 steals and only 1, that is 1, turnover in 38 minutes of action.  Cal had said recently that Tyler was basically coaching the team, and the show today was proof positive.  Carolina coach Frank Martin could not stop singing Tyler’s praises in post- game saying that Tyler, was “why they did to us what they did today.  He’s as good as I’ve had to prepare a team to play against.”   Continue reading College Basketball – “EMPOWERED” CATS HUMBLE SOUTH CAROLINA 89 – 62