This photo of Tin Roof in Lexington from Monday night is amazing. Out of all the great pictures we’ve seen from that night, this one is by far my favorite. Just look at how tiny the bar looks compared to the massive crowd surrounding it. What a night.
— The big news of the day is Calipari’s trip to the northeast for an in-home visit with Alex Oriakhi later this evening. Oriakhi committed to UConn as a freshman in high school, so this is really the first time he is going through the recruiting process and tonight will be his first time speaking with Calipari. As of now, he’s considering a long list of schools, including Kentucky, Duke, North Carolina, Missouri and Xavier, and he’s looking for a school in need of a big man.
— Speaking of transfers, Jeff Goodman is reporting that Derrick Gordon will transfer from Western Kentucky. MKG’s high school teammate was the team’s star as a freshman and losing him will be a huge blow to the future for the Hilltoppers.
— Murray State’s Isaiah Canaan announced today that he will return to school for his senior season. Canaan averaged 19 points, 3.6 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game last season for the Racers. His return sets Murray up for another special season, especially with the return of head coach Steve Prohm. They’ll be looking to chase an undefeated season once again.
— Dallas Mavs owner Mark Cuban wants to see the NBA stretch its requirement out to three years out of high school before a player can enter the draft. Cuban said Kentucky fans are the only ones who actually like the one-and-done concept. Read Cuban’s statements here.
— The Masters kicked off this morning and Henrik Stenson is currently in the lead at -5 through 16 holes. Tiger Woods isn’t far behind at -2 through 14 and both players are lucky Josh Teater is sitting this one out or they, along with the rest of the field, would be in trouble.
— Check out this video of the Cats returning to their hotel after winning it all:
— Don’t forget, Anthony Davis will be on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight.
— Gregg Doyel dropped by today’s radio show to talk about the Cats and sing a little tunes from his band, The Fray.