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January 31, 2014

BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: Some Numbers You May Not Have Seen

Bryan the Intern 9:00am January 31, 2014 1/31/14

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Sometimes we don’t get the full picture of how a team is structured by just the points per game or rebounds per game, etc etc.  There are always other numbers out there that gives a better perception of just how a team performs.  I tried to come up with a few numbers you might not…

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January 30, 2014

Kentucky a 4-seed in the latest Bracketology

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:15pm January 30, 2014 1/30/14

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After an embarrassing loss to LSU, Kentucky fell from a 2-seed to a 4-seed inJoe Lunardi’s latest Bracketology.  His four #1 seeds: Arizona, Syracuse, Wichita State, and Kansas.  Louisville is also a 4-seed, in the South Region. I want none of the bracket.  None of it.  

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At Least Misery Has Company

Corey Nichols 6:00pm January 30, 2014 1/30/14

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Hopefully not this kind of company. Clearly, today is a good day for University of Kentucky athletics.  Mark Stoops nabbed the school’s first ever 5-Star commitment in Matt Elam, and while stars don’t necessarily indicate success at the college level, the excitement over the amount of talent Matt Elam provides is merited. But that’s football. And…

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Should Dakari Johnson Start?

Aaron Perkins 4:45pm January 30, 2014 1/30/14

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After the recent sub par play of Willie Cauley-Stein, some fans believe that with the improved play of Dakari Johnson, he should start. There are pros and cons to this line of thinking. Why He Should Start: Dakari has been playing very well lately. Against LSU, he had 15 points and pulled down 6 rebounds.…

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Nike shows off UK’s new uniforms for the Florida Gameday game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm January 30, 2014 1/30/14

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Nike Basketball tweeted out this picture of their new Hyper Elite Dominance Uniforms, which will hit the court in February.  Kentucky will wear theirs for the Gameday game against Florida on February 15th. What do you think of Kentucky’s?  I dig it.

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John Calipari is telling people the Twins are staying

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm January 30, 2014 1/30/14

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We now interrupt Matt Elam mania for some interesting basketball scuttlebutt.  The Sporting News’ Sean Deveney wrote a piece this morning about the Harrison Twins’ draft prospects, and in it, says that sources say “John Calipari has been telling folks around NBA that his twin recruits, Aaron and Andrew Harrison, will not be entering this…

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Kentucky just isn’t a very good team right now

Cody Daniel 10:15am January 30, 2014 1/30/14

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We’ve all heard it numerous times. “They are young and still learning, just give them time.” How about the so popular, “this team will be dangerous in March.” Kentucky is now only 11 games away from the SEC Tournament and to put it bluntly, they are not a very good team…at least yet. First up…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: Has Hype Machine Made Us Lose Perspective?

Bryan the Intern 9:00am January 30, 2014 1/30/14

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Overall: 138-31 1 National Title 2 Final Fours 3 Elite Eights 2 SEC Regular Season Titles 2 SEC Tournament Titles 5 wins over Louisville, 8 wins over Tennessee, 2 wins over North Carolina That right there is the 4+ years of the John Calipari era.  Those 4+ years have probably been the best stretch of…

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January 29, 2014

3 Ways The Cats Can Bounce Back Following A Disappointing Loss

Andrew Cassady 9:30pm January 29, 2014 1/29/14

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Well it has now been twenty-four hours since the ball was tipped and Kentucky took to the court to fail miserably in Baton Rouge. With just 11 games remaining on the schedule there isn’t much time left for the Cats to find their way and enter the NCAA tournament firing on all cylinders. If they…

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Tickets now available for College Gameday

Drew Franklin 7:00pm January 29, 2014 1/29/14

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ESPN College Gameday will broadcast live from Lexington at 9:00 am on Saturday, February 15, and you can go ahead reserve your tickets now. Just head over to Ticketmaster.com to get your seat(s) at $1.25 apiece. There is a limit of eight per household. Beat Florida. See you there.

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July 13, 2020

BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: Who Actually Has The Harder Job – Calipari or Stoops?

Bryan the Intern 10:30am July 13, 2020 7/13/20

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So maybe this a question that some of you will feel has an easy answer but I actually think there is a legitimate argument for either answer.  The question really boils down to what do you think makes a job hard.  Is it the expectations that come from that job?  Or is it the barriers…

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John Calipari announces McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:58am July 13, 2020 7/13/20

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John Calipari has a new mission. This morning, Calipari announced the McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative (MLI), a coach-driven program aimed at creating access and opportunities for minorities in college athletics administration. The foundation is named for civil rights pioneer John McLendon, the first African American basketball coach at a predominantly white institution and in any…

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July 12, 2020

Which Local School Would YOU Like Kentucky to Play?

Alex Weber 8:00pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

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If Kentucky had one slot open in its basketball schedule, which local team would YOU want them to play? Would you opt for a power five matchup if it means going on the road? Or do you want to stay home and whup up on another Kentucky State? I have a list and some reasons…

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KSR Exclusive: “Authentic” Scenes from Inside the BBNBA Bubble

Wynn McDonald 6:00pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

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**DISCLAIMER: These quotes are definitely not real. This is a satirical piece written with the intent to entertain, not to inform.** The long-awaited NBA restart is now less than three weeks away, and with players arriving in their hotel rooms this week, scenes from the carefully-maintained Orlando “bubble” are already flooding in on social media.…

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Iconic Cats Moments, Described as Boring as Possible

Ty Schadt 3:00pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

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Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY SportsIf you’ve been on Twitter in the past week, you might have noticed tweets that look like this: Can you describe your favorite game as boring as possible — PKBanjo (@PKBanjo) July 4, 2020 Or this: Describe your favorite movie as boring as possible. — Bodhi Elfman (@bodhielfman) July 9,…

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The Importance of Lance Ware

Brandon Ramsey 1:00pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

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It seems like every year basketball recruiting speeds up a little bit more. Most of the top prospects start receiving offers during their Freshman or Sophomore seasons, with some even holding scholarships before they ever play a high school game. Coach Calipari and the Kentucky staff generally aren’t quite as aggressive with the early offers,…

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July 11, 2020

How the University of Kentucky Altered the Trajectory of College Athletics in 1945

Nick Roush 7:00pm July 11, 2020 7/11/20

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College athletics as we know it would not be the same without the University of Kentucky. Don’t take my word for it. That comes from Alex Kirshner, one of a few authors for the upcoming e-book Sinful Seven: Sci-Fi Western Legends of the NCAA, brought to you by the fine folks from SB Nation and…

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July 10, 2020

Rupp Arena one of Seth Davis’ Top 10 College Basketball Arenas

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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As Kentucky fans, we may quibble about Rupp Arena from time to time, specifically the aloof atmosphere in the lower level, but there’s no denying that when Rupp’s rocking, it’s one of the best environments in college basketball. Seth Davis agrees. Yesterday, he ranked Rupp seventh on his list of the ten best venues in…

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I bet you a million dollars you can’t guess Skyy Clark’s favorite Wildcat**

Drew Franklin 3:15pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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Five-star guard Skyy Clark is very high on Kentucky, says he’s been a fan since he’s been playing basketball and it was a “blessing” to receive a scholarship offer last week. He’s a huge Cats fan. He’ll probably become a Wildcat when it’s his turn to play college basketball in 2022. So Clark likes the…

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July 9, 2020

NCAA VP of Basketball confident college basketball will begin on schedule

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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It’s been a rough few days for college football fans, but one of the biggest names at the NCAA is confident college basketball will begin on schedule. NCAA Vice President of Basketball Dan Gavitt told CBS Sports’ Matt Norlander that as long as basketball can be played safely next year, the NCAA Tournament will happen.…

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