College Basketball – UK opens SEC play with another Triple Double

uk-logo2Only 9,086 were in attendance last night’s UK MBB game in Oxford, Mississippi for the Southeastern Conference opening game for both teams.  The Cats were looking to get back on track after the loss to in state rival Louisville before the Christmas break and came out like the dominant team we saw signs of earlier in the season. Continue reading College Basketball – UK opens SEC play with another Triple Double

College Basketball – Eagles build halftime lead, but fall at MIssissippi State, 85-76

MSU Falls to Miss. St. - Photo by MSU
MSU Falls to Miss. St. – Photo by MSU

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Morehead State men’s basketball jumped out to a 41-31 halftime lead before falling at Mississippi State on Thursday night, 85-76.

With the loss, the Eagles fall to 3-9 on the year, while the Bulldogs improve to 8-3. Continue reading College Basketball – Eagles build halftime lead, but fall at MIssissippi State, 85-76

2017 is looking good for UK fans as Calipari signs another top player

Coach Calipari
Coach Calipari

Calipari is the master at recruiting. He has proven that. So much so that the best of the best in college basketball has started following Coach Cal’s lead. Coach K, Dukes coach and long an opponent of the one and done system, has become what he long complained about, a one and done recruiter. Calipari has never hid from it. He openly states that his job is to get his players to the next level For them to have a great life and he is using their basketball skills to get them there. You need to look no further than the NBA where Kentucky players are all across the professional landscape. Continue reading 2017 is looking good for UK fans as Calipari signs another top player

Cards Topple Cats 73 – 70 as Snider Shines

Cards upend Cats in Battle of the Bluegrass
Cards upend Cats in Battle of the Bluegrass

No. 10 Louisville has 14 players on this year’s roster.  Only four out of the fourteen are from within the state of Kentucky and only two, Raymond Spalding (Trinity) and Quentin Snider (Ballard), are from Louisville.  Too say that tonight’s game against No. 6 Kentucky is just another game to them would be an understatement. Continue reading Cards Topple Cats 73 – 70 as Snider Shines

Battle for the Bluegrass 2016 – Part 2

Malik Monk - Photo by Brendon Miller
Malik Monk – Photo by Brendon Miller

Red, White and yes, Kentucky Blue filled the stands at the KFC Yum center last night. The Kentucky Wildcats brought their 10-1 record ninety miles west on I-64 to face the 10-1 Louisville Cardinals.  Louisville came in off of an easy 87-56 win over in-state Eastern Kentucky and Kentucky coming in over a thrilling 103-100 win over then number 5 ranked North Carolina out in Vegas.  The battle for the bluegrass basketball crown was once again up for grabs with more than twenty NBA scouts there to watch the talents of both teams.   Continue reading Battle for the Bluegrass 2016 – Part 2

It’s a Block Party in U of L’s Rout over EKU

Rick Pitino
Rick Pitino

A slow start could not derail the No. 11 Louisville Cardinals on Saturday against Eastern Kentucky.  The Colonels scored the game’s first seven points.  They led for the first 11 minutes of the game.  The game was tied at 16 with 7:06 remaining in the first half.  The Cards then scored the final 22 points of the half to take a 36 – 16 halftime lead. Continue reading It’s a Block Party in U of L’s Rout over EKU

University of Louisville Announces Suspension of Coach Lonnie Galloway from the Citrus Bowl

Coach Lonnie Galloway - Photo courtesy of UPI.com
Coach Lonnie Galloway – Photo courtesy of UPI.com

Statement From Tom Jurich, University of Louisville Vice President and Director of Athletics

“Two days ago, I announced that our co-offensive coordinator, Lonnie Galloway, received information from Tommy Elrod of Wake Forest concerning information that belonged to Wake Forest.

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