January 13, 2013 - 1:04pm
Just as fans began to think that the University of Kentucky basketball team had turned the corner, they turn in their second straight lackluster effort in a home loss to Texas A&M
Behind a career high 40 points from guard Elston Turner, the Aggies of A&M (12-3, 2-0) won in their first trip to Rupp Arena as a member of the SEC, 83-71 over the KentuckyWildcats (10-5, 1-1). Turner, a senior guard , finished 14 of 19 from the floor and 6-10 from 3-point range. He scored 25...
January 11, 2013 - 9:44am
Less than two weeks after nearly coming back from a 17 point second half deficit against Louisville, UK was almost on the losing end of a similar comeback against Vanderbilt Thursday night.
Last year UK had some of their toughest games, including a loss in the SEC tournament championship game, against Vanderbilt. Last night was more of the same. The difference is that Vanderbilt lost three players to the NBA and own several conspicuous losses this year, including a loss to Marist by...
January 3, 2013 - 9:50am
Calipari tinkers with the lineup and sees immediate success as the UK pummeled the Eagles Wednesday at Rupp Arena.
Points were few and far between as Eastern Michigan visited Rupp Arena Wednesday night. After briefly taking a 3-0 lead by winning the tip and draining a 3-pointer on the game’s first possession, the Eagles (7-6) went over four minutes between each of their next three baskets to finish the...
December 31, 2012 - 11:05am
John Calipari takes the blame after Archie Goodwin and Kyle Wiltjer nearly bring the Cats all the way back from a 17 point deficit.
It had all the makings of a blowout.After a Russ Smith steal and layup barely five minutes into the second half, UofL had stretched its halftime lead of eight points to seventeen and UK had turned the ball over 5 times.The crowd was rocking and the Cats had given you no reason to expect they could...
December 29, 2012 - 8:59pm
Louisville basketball outgrows the "little brother" label, beat Kentucky 80-77
Bragging rights established, Louisville removes some of the sting from last years losses to UK.
A record crowd of 22,810 at the KFC Yum! Center watched the 3rd ranked University of Louisville Cardinals (12-1) beat the number 23 University of Kentucky Wildcats (8-4) 80-77. Even though the Cat faithful won’t want to hear it, this game wasn’t really that close. UK clawed back into it...