1. Kentucky Basketball: How Ryan Harrow's Re-Emergence Helps the Wildcats

    Kentucky basketball head coach John Calipari received a "thank you" text message from Ryan Harrow after last week's slew of tough practices. It read (h/t Louisville Courier-Journal ) : “Thank you for being hard on me...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 3,577 reads 6 comments

  2. Kentucky Basketball: Are 'Cats Suffering from Arrogance?

    With a 5-3 record, the 2012-13 Kentucky basketball team has lost more games than the 2011-12 national champions from a year ago. Talent has been replaced with talent, but the current Wildcats have something missing...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 1,802 reads 11 comments

  3. Kentucky Basketball: The 10 Best Dunks in Wildcats' History

    Kentucky basketball fans have seen their fair share of highlight-reel dunks. At such a prestigious program, freak athletes have made a name for themselves in the way they throw it down...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 4,389 reads 22 comments

  4. Kentucky Basketball: Should the 'Cats Be Ranked?

    There has not been much to cheer about for Kentucky basketball fans in recent weeks. The 4-3 Wildcats have lost two straight games to unranked opponents. An argument can be made for Kentucky to be unranked for the first time in the John Calipari era...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 2,730 reads 29 comments

  5. Kentucky vs Notre Dame: Live Score and Analysis for SEC-Big East Challenge

    Notre Dame beat Kentucky 64-50 in the first game of the SEC-Big East challenge. If the final score is any indication, Kentucky couldn't score. Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey had an excellent gameplan ...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 4,745 reads 2 comments

  6. Minnesota Basketball: Golden Gophers Land Road Win over Florida State

    Minnesota earned a quality road win against Florida State in the ACC /Big Ten Challenge. The Golden Gophers beat the Seminoles 77-68...

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  7. Kentucky Basketball: Ranking the 10 Best Freshmen in Wildcats History

    As the winningest program in Division I college basketball history, Kentucky basketball has been shaped by many players and coaches throughout the years. But until recently, dominant freshman seasons were hard to come by in Lexington...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 9,486 reads 27 comments

  8. Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: Ryan Harrow Needs to Be Supported, Not Questioned

    Ryan Harrow, the Kentucky Wildcats' electric point guard, will miss the next two games because of family issues...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 8,173 reads 18 comments

  9. Kentucky Basketball Roundtable: Analyzing UK's Point Guard Troubles

    The Kentucky Wildcats are the highest- ranked team with one loss. Kentucky dominated Lafayette last week, winning 101-49. But John Calipari's team has flaws—specifically at point guard...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 3,377 reads 5 comments

  10. Kentucky Basketball: Ranking Each of the Recruits Coach Cal Is Pursuing in 2013

    John Calipari has taken Kentucky basketball recruiting to new heights in 2013. Aaron and Andrew Harrison, James Young, Marcus Lee and Derek Willis make up the undisputed No. 1 class in the country, according to ESPN ...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 4,381 reads 12 comments

  11. Kentucky vs. Duke: Live Score, Analysis for Champions Classic 2012

    The Duke Blue Devils showed experience matters in their win over Kentucky in the Champions Classic. Duke won 75-68. Seth Curry led all scorers with 23 points on 7-of-14 shooting from the field and 6-of-6 shooting from the line...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 299 reads 27 comments

  12. Kentucky Basketball: What Can We Expect from Jarrod Polson Moving Forward?

    Mark Turgeon had no idea who Jarrod Polson was on Nov. 9. He does now. The former walk-on led the Kentucky Wildcats over the Maryland Terrapins, 72-69 . Polson was unheard of outside of Lexington before that game...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 1,270 reads 1 comments

  13. Kentucky vs. Duke: Who's Better—John Calipari or Mike Krzyzewski?

    Four years ago, this would not be a topic. But recent events have leveled the playing field, and depending on who you ask, you'll get a different answer...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 6,243 reads 157 comments

  14. Kentucky Basketball: Can Wildcats Rely on Kyle Wiltjer Early in the Season?

    Week one of the college basketball season is upon us. The Kentucky Wildcats finished their two exhibition matchups against Northwood and Transylvania and won by a combined 167-89...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 3,315 reads 15 comments

  15. Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: What Julius Mays Injury Means for Rotation

    In the second exhibition game of the season, Kentucky combo guard Julius Mays went down with an apparent lower leg injury late in the second half. Mays took a jump shot from the left corner and, upon landing, instantly grabbed his right knee...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 5,897 reads 3 comments

  16. College Basketball Recruiting: 5-Star Center Dakari Johnson Reclassifies

    Dakari Johnson, a 5-star center from New York, has reclassified to the 2013 class. Per CBS Sports' Jeff Borzello : Class of 2013 continues to get stronger. Top-10 big man Dakari Johnson has reclassified from 2014...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 3,839 reads 12 comments

  17. Kentucky Basketball: Who Will Lead the Wildcats in Every Major Stat Category?

    The Kentucky Wildcats are not who they were one year ago. There are many questions that the 2012-13 team has yet to answer, but that's expected from such a new team...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 2,015 reads 1 comments

  18. College Basketball Recruiting: Tyus Jones Cuts List to 8

    Tyus Jones, the No. 1 prospect in 2014, has cut his list to eight schools: Baylor, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan State, Minnesota, North Carolina and Ohio State...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 17,176 reads 19 comments

  19. Oklahoma City Thunder: Thunder Will Live and Die by Russell Westbrook

    Against the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night, Russell Westbrook reminded us all why he is the most polarizing player on the Oklahoma City Thunder , maybe even the entire league...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 1,613 reads 8 comments

  20. Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: Takeaways from Northwood Exhibition Game

    The Kentucky Wildcats started their college basketball season on the right foot, defeating Northwood 93 to 61. John Calipari played with many different lineups, and the potential is there for Kentucky to have a great year...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 3,618 reads 12 comments

  21. Tennessee Basketball: Where Will the Volunteers Finish in the SEC?

    Tennessee received one first-place vote to win the SEC in 2012-13. A majority of the media at SEC media day predicted the Kentucky Wildcats, Missouri Tigers and Florida Gators to beat the Volunteers next season...

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  22. Are the Indiana Hoosiers Destined to Fail in the Face of Heavy Expectations?

    The No. 1 team in the nation heading into the 2012-13 season is the Indiana Hoosiers. Head coach Tom Crean has national player of the year favorite, Cody Zeller, returning with nearly every starter from his Sweet 16 team from last year...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 2,191 reads 40 comments

  23. Kentucky Basketball: 5 Burning Questions for Kentucky Heading into the Season

    The number of returning starters for the Kentucky Wildcats is zero. Nil. None. This well-documented fact hasn't swayed voters in the AP or USA Today Coaches Poll, both of which have the Wildcats ranked third to begin the 2012-13 year...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 2,654 reads 10 comments

  24. How Will James Young and the Harrison Twins Fit Together in UK's Offense?

    Talent doesn't always work out. Teams can be brimming with talent but fail to reach expectations because of incompatible playing styles or coaching incompetence. For the Kentucky Wildcats under John Calipari , that has never been the case...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 349 reads 22 comments

  25. Kentucky Basketball: John Calipari's Greatest Recruiting Maneuvers Ever

    John Calipari gets recruits. Other college basketball coaches try to mimic what he does, but none can match his success over the past three years. There is little doubt that he is the best recruiting coach in college basketball today...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 4,607 reads 13 comments