At today’s off-day press conference for the South Regional Final, CATS Coach John Calipari attributed the CATS improved play to Sophomore, Isaiah Briscoe’s on floor and verbal leadership. Cal, in his opening, specifically pointed out Briscoe’s leadership and his direction on the floor.
1985-86/87 Wolfe County Wolves – The 1985-86 Wolves began the season with high hopes after the previous season ended for them in the District Tournament. The Wolves returned every player on the roster from the previous year for 1986 season and looked to build on the experience from the previous year of playing with the youngest team in the State.
For 41 seconds, Texas A&M was excited and confident. UK missed their first shot and the Aggies came down the court and drained a trey, just 41 seconds in. Then they got the full thrust of the young Cats scoring ability as UK would tear off 15 unanswered points for a 15-3 lead. Before all was said and done, UK led 50-27 at the break behind 13 points by Malik Monk. Continue reading Kentucky Steam Rolls Texas A&M 100 – 58→
UK finished their exhibition portion of their schedule with a 93 point victory over Asbury. The Cats led at the half 88 – 25. The game was never in doubt as the Wildcats scored early and often and didn’t let up. The Cats lead did hit the century mark before Asbury put up some garbage points to end the contest. Fox led UK with 25 while Mulder tossed in 20 points. 8 players scored double figures and every Cat scored without any Wildcat playing 20 minutes in the game. Asbury took a ridiculous 49 (3) pointer attempts in an effort to score in bunches. Unfortunately for them, they only made 8 of 49 (3) point attempts.
Bluegrass Sports Nation traveled to Johnson Central for a matchup of the #1 3A – Belfry at #1 4A Johnson Central. It didn’t take long for the fireworks to start as Johnson Central broke a run for 80 yards on the first play from scrimmage. This was followed up by a Belfry fumble recovery returned for a touchdown to tie the score at 7-7. The teams would go back and forth with Johnson Central making crucial errors that could have gave them the game momentum, but a fumble at the 1 yard line and an interception in the red zone late in the game doomed them. Belfry would capitalize with an 88 yard kick off return for a touchdown that would seal the fate of Johnson Central.
BSN photographer Brendon Miller was at the Louisville and Florida State game and witnessed first hand the Cardinals destroying Florida State. Brendon also had the opportunity to cover UK’s first win of the season. Remember to
RICHMOND, Ky. – Forty-eight unanswered points and three defensive touchdowns helped the Eastern Kentucky University football team to a 55-14 win over the University of Pikeville in Thursday’s home opener at Roy Kidd Stadium.