After Matt Steinbrink of Rivals tweeted out that Barry Rohrssen could be headed to Kentucky, Rohrssen’s name became a trend on Google searches all across Big Blue Nation. What many of you will find is that he’s the current assistant at Pitt, and former head coach at Manhattan. Most of you already know that. But according to the Pittsburgh Panthers website, Rohrssen is regarded as one of the nation’s top basketball recruiters. It goes on to describe how he was pivotal in the turn-around of their basketball program in the late 90′s-early 2000′s. It also includes a full bio of his coaching career, so pretty much any questions you may have about the potential replacement for Antigua, you may find it here.
- Kentucky’s baseball team is turning up the heat, and one player has been red hot. Pitcher AJ Reed is having a historical season so far, being only one of seven NCAA players to have hit a home run and earn the victory on the mound in the same game this season. AJ has done it twice! Not only that, be he broke the school record yesterday after hitting a home run is his 5th consecutive SEC game. NCAA.com takes a closer look at Reed’s season, so see what people are saying about him and read his comments about his performance so far.
- CBS Sports took a quick look at some of the nation’s elite college basketball programs and the decisions to be made about the NBA draft. They predict UK to lose Randle, Young, and Cauley-Stein, but leave the possibility for a return of the Twins. Also included is that Cal to the NBA talk that never seems to go away. See all the predictions and implications for yourself.
- Finally, the Kentucky football team had the best practice/scrimmage of the Mark Stoops era yesterday. All of the coaches praised the players for their hard work, improvement, and execution. UKAthletics.com has you covered for all the quotes and highlights from the field. I don’t know about you, but I’m getting excited for the Spring Game.