Cats Lose Second Game in a Row

UK dropped another lackadaisical performance to Kansas - Photo by Brendon Miller
UK dropped another lackadaisical performance to Kansas – Photo by Brendon Miller

This was the game circled on the calendar since the season started. Rupp Arena was the center of the college basketball world. ESPN’s College Gameday was in Lexington for their 11 o’clock show. Michael Buffer was at center court surrounded by UK’s eight national title trophies when he uttered his “Let’s get ready to Round- Baaalll”. Continue reading Cats Lose Second Game in a Row

UK suffers humiliating loss at Tennessee

Malik Monk on the drive vs Tennessee - Photo by Brendon Miller
Malik Monk on the drive vs Tennessee – Photo by Brendon Miller

Before UK’s game with Tennessee, DeAaron Fox was the big story. Will he play or wont he. Well, he did, unfortunately the Cats did not fair too well, putting on a dismal shooting performance against a very feisty Volunteer team. Malik Monk was 1 of 6 from 3 point land and the Cats were a dismal 2 for 13 from behind the arc in the first half. The Cats shot a frigid 34.4% in the opening frame. Continue reading UK suffers humiliating loss at Tennessee

Cats Find a Way Without Fox

De'Aaron Fox with the lay in.  Photo by Brendon Miller
De’Aaron Fox with the lay in. Photo by Brendon Miller

On Saturday night in Rupp Arena, UK loses it’s point guard, gets zero points and seven turnovers from Briscoe, Mulder was out due to sickness and the Kentucky Wildcats still defeated the number one defense in the country of the South Carolina Gamecocks 85-69.  This puts the Cats record at 17-2 and 7-0 in the SEC.   Continue reading Cats Find a Way Without Fox

UK stumbles to win at Mississippi State 88-81

Coach Calipari
Coach Calipari

UK looked to be cruising leading Miss. St at the half 46-34 and would lead by as much as 18 points early in the 2nd half. That was before the wheels came off and the Cats nearly gave this game away. Kentucky was outscored 47-42 in the second half.  Kentucky was led by Fox with 21. Monk chipped in 14, Willis & Gabriel had 13. Briscoe had 12 Hawkins & Adebayo 5 each, Humphries had 4 and Wynard rounded out the scoring with 1 point.

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UK Football’s Jeff Badet Announces Plan to Transfer

Coach Stoops - Photo by Brendon Miller
Coach Stoops – Photo by Brendon Miller

Junior wide receiver caught 31 passes for 670 yards and four touchdowns in 2016

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky football wide receiver Jeff Badet has announced his plan to transfer, head coach Mark Stoops announced today. Badet, a junior in eligibility, is on track to graduate in May with a degree in agricultural economics and plans to play his final season for another program. Continue reading UK Football’s Jeff Badet Announces Plan to Transfer

Kentucky makes the Magic disappear in an 87-81 win over Vandy

UK breaks through the Memorial Magic - Photos by Brendon Miller
UK breaks through the Memorial Magic – Photos by Brendon Miller

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Vanderbilt’s Memorial Gym has always been a hard place for opposing teams to play.   The facility built in 1952 to honor students and others who were killed during World War II has a very unique design.  This Gym was built as a multi-purpose building, so they built the floor above some seats to give it a stage appearance and the sidelines are a lot farther from the stands than most arenas.  

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MSU – Five score in double-figures in 84-78 men’s basketball loss to Belmont

MSU - 5 score in double figures
MSU – 5 score in double figures

1/12/2017 | Men’s Basketball | Box Score

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MOREHEAD, Ky. – Morehead State men’s basketball (6-11, 2-2 Ohio Valley Conference) dropped an 84-78 decision to Belmont (10-4, 4-0 OVC) Thursday night, despite an electric atmosphere in the season’s first nationally televised game at Johnson Arena.