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Vitale Picks The Cats In ’13 and Other Bits From The Net

All the pundits are beginning to weigh in on the upcoming basketball season and you know Dick Vitale wasn’t going let the opportunity pass him by. In this week’s Center Court newsletter which is sent out weekly to subscribers Dick had this to say:

I have already picked Kentucky as my favorite to win it all, cutting down the nets at Cowboys Stadium. John Calipari’s team was down last season, but he has built a young powerhouse. There is a lot more depth than last season’s squad. This team will undeniably be ready to shine.

The Cats are being picked by anyone and everyone to win it all, as they should be. But can we please just get to the games? Time is dragging on in regards to the ultra exciting football and basketball seasons .

Best Recruiter?

Over on Jeff Goodman’s blog the question of which coach would you not want to recruit against is raised. For the top spot Goodman went with none other than Coach Cal.

He’s at another level than everyone else. Seriously. It’s now an upset if he doesn’t get the top class in the country. Honestly, my 9-year-old daughter could work for Calipari as an assistant and still bring in elite talent. Calipari is that good in the recruiting game.

Sky is still blue. Grass still green.

Article written by Andrew Cassady

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27 Comments for Vitale Picks The Cats In ’13 and Other Bits From The Net



  1. one eyed snake says
    9:38 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    But remember my dumbass picked you chumps last year also! how did that turn out you bunch of bsckwoods rednecks!



  2. PatPattersonISwalkingthruthatdoor
    9:40 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    nice to see Donkey Lips making an appearance in the eRUPPtion zone



  3. Champtime
    9:42 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    Grass is still blue, too.



  4. Andrew Wiggins
    9:42 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    No way Kentucky is gonna win it all! Rock Chalk Jayhawk all the way!!!



  5. Back to Back
    9:46 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    I bet he has no idea UK will be starting 2 white guys at the guard spots.



  6. torpedovegas
    9:48 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    1) Better a redneck than white trash I always say.



  7. Steve Fitts
    9:48 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    John Calipari in basketball and Nick Saban in football–two coaches who are head and shoulders over their contemporaries.



  8. Ridge Runner
    9:59 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    To borrow a line from an old movie…History of The World:

    IT’s GOOD TO BE Da’ KING!!!



  9. VinDatuk
    10:02 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    The biggest piece of news in this story is that someone had sex with Jeff Goodman.



  10. What?
    10:09 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    #1-You are too drunk or stupid, or both, to post here. Go away.



  11. Your IQ, Please
    10:10 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    #5-Go read a book if you can. Your post is moronic.



  12. J in Orlando
    10:26 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    Judging from the meltdown in the first few posts, it may really suck to be a UK hater this season…sounds fun



  13. J in Orlando
    10:27 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    10 nope just the median of half the UL fanbase



  14. Louisville1Cal4
    10:30 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    @ 1 hahaha we’re going to demolish you when you come to Rupp. Just get ready for it.
    @ 4 Wrong lol KU stays at 3 banners & UK hangs banner #9.



  15. Jerrence Tones
    10:31 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    #9 I laughed a good 10 seconds at that one.



  16. Coach COW? ???
    10:41 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    7). How do you rank Coach COW so high when he loses to ROBERT MORRIS IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE EMBARRASSING N. I. T. ? ????? Smh. Z



  17. J in Orlando
    11:03 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    16 sorry but last year is over and the rest of the world wont be impressed with your watered down title for 3 decades…embrace being back outside the top 10-where you will end up I assure you-but thats where your program is historically anyway



  18. brian
    11:15 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    2014 in regards to the headline, not 2013.



  19. theSkinny81
    11:58 pm August 2, 2013 Permalink

    16 – I’ll take a championship in four years under a coach than 27…. or 13 years for Quick Rick.

    It’s blatantly obvious these posts eat away at the Derpy Birds.



  20. Big Brother
    12:08 am August 3, 2013 Permalink

    WHY DOES LOUISVILLE COUNT THOSE EMBARRASSING NAIB AND NIT TITLES? http://kentuckysportsradio.com/?p=117350



  21. Joe
    12:47 am August 3, 2013 Permalink

    Anyone see the YouTube of John wall throwing an oop to himself? Figured ksr would be all over that. Obviously fake but a pretty good marketing job for Adidas. It reminds of that commercial where mike Vick threw the football out of the stadium. Just drunk rambling a from a cat fan. Enjoy the night BBN



  22. Boris
    1:34 am August 3, 2013 Permalink

    Cal is an NIT first round losing coach as well



  23. Al/in/Indy
    9:49 am August 3, 2013 Permalink

    WOW….There must’ve been a shortage of meth for all those Uvel fans last night!



  24. Cardnation
    9:51 am August 3, 2013 Permalink

    17) Ill take being just outside the top ten as compared to the fall from grace that Pay Pal Cal had last year. But lets be honest with ourselves Rick is twice the coach cal ever thought about being. No way he turns a #1 recruiting class into a first round NIT exit to a national power like Robert Morris.



  25. Sammydog
    10:35 am August 3, 2013 Permalink

    #24 Rick would blow a #1 recruiting class. We all know it takes him 3 to 4 yrs to develop even the most talented players when he is lucky enough to get them. Anybody notice how Rick has his methods since Cal has arrived at UK. Instead of trashing Cal, UL fans need to thank him for putting a cattle prod up his a–.



  26. TorpedoVegas
    10:37 am August 3, 2013 Permalink

    24) You UL fans are a trip. One bad year and all of a sudden Cal is the worst coach ever and UK is a joke? That’s like saying “I know you’re an “A” average student, but you got an “F” once so I’m going to say you’re a failure.” I guess that’s L1C4 logic for ya though.



  27. Mc
    11:44 am August 3, 2013 Permalink

    24) another reminder pitino has taken Louisville to 2 nit’s.