It wasn’t pretty at the beginning of the game and it wasn’t pretty at the end of the game. In a very disappointing 45-7 loss, Kentucky simply did not appear to be in this game from the opening kick off. UK was pushed around on offense and defense and after a week off, looked ill prepared for the Nick Fitzgerald led Bulldog offense. Continue reading UK Football – Wildcats Mauled in Mississippi
By Ricky Blair
Ok, it is a Blue-White Game, so what can you expect. One time Junior Braddy scored around 40 points in one of these scrimmages, yet he never saw much playing time in the regular season games during his four year career at UK in the early 90’s. Because of that, I wouldn’t put much stock in what we saw here on Friday. Continue reading UK Basketball – Blue-White Game – A First Look at the Young Wildcats
Cooper Musselman wins first collegiate tournament by five strokes
CARMEL, Ind. – Champions again!
For the third time in as many tournaments, the Kentucky men’s golf team claimed the tournament crown. Senior Cooper Musselman led the way with his first collegiate victory as the Wildcats hung on by one stroke to edge out North Florida for the Crooked Stick Invitational title. Continue reading UK Golf – Again! Men’s Golf Claims Crooked Stick Crown
Both Wildcats garnered conference honors after defeating EMU on Saturday
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Following Kentucky swimming and diving’s wins over Eastern Michigan on Saturday, senior Isaac Jones and freshman Bailey Bonnett won Southeastern Conference weekly awards, the league office announced Tuesday. Bonnett earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors, while Jones was tabbed SEC Male Swimmer of the Week. Continue reading UK S & D – Jones, Bonnett Bring in SEC Weekly Honors
More than 5.5 percent of current NBA players finished their college basketball careers at UK
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s unprecedented success with helping players reach the NBA has surpassed a new level of extreme.
As the 2017-18 NBA season begins Tuesday, a whopping 27 players on NBA opening-day rosters played and finished their college basketball careers at the University of Kentucky, the nation’s most prolific NBA player-producing program in the country. UK’s 27 players are once again far and away the most of any college basketball program. Continue reading UK Leads the Nation with 27 Players on NBA Opening-Day Rosters
Birmingham, Ala. – South Carolina was predicted to win the 2018 Southeastern Conference women’s basketball championship in a voting of a select panel of both SEC and national media members. Continue reading UK Hoops – Media Tabs South Carolina as 2018 SEC Women’s Basketball Champion
Wildcats knock off No. 1 ranked team for the first time in program history
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – History! For just the third time in Southeastern Conference history two top-10 ranked teams squared off. The No. 8 Kentucky volleyball team exited Gainesville, Florida, with more than just a 3-1 (25-20, 25-22, 23-25, 25-16) win over No. 1 Florida as a number of program records fell in the process. Continue reading UK Volleyball – History! Kentucky Topples No. 1 Florida in Gainesville
Not much changed this week with the top teams in the BSN coverage area. As teams tune up for their runs at a State Tournament, some have put themselves in tougher positions than others. As expected, the teams that advanced deep in the playoffs last season are once again at the top of their game and ready for the battle that is playoff football. Continue reading Bluegrass Sports Nation HS Football Week 9 Recap 10-13-17
David Leveridge- Kentucky Basketball Beat Reporter.
The excitement of Kentucky Basketball debuted tonight Friday, The Thirteenth 2017 @ the Historic Rupp Arena. Since Kentucky lost in the Elite 8 of the NCAA Basketball tournament in March of this year, this date has been anticipated for a long time. Big Blue Madness is the official start to the College Basketball season as this is the first time all year the public gets to see UK on the court. Other schools such as Duke, Kansas, North Carolina all hold similar events, but the hype and anticipation of Big Blue Madness is unique making Kentucky the gold Standard of College Basketball. Continue reading UK Basketball – Big Blue Madness 2017: The premiere practice for all of College Basketball.
Kentucky Head Coach Matthew Mitchell
Opening Statement …
“Thank you, everyone for coming today and we are looking forward to what will be a really exciting journey for this group of Wildcats. They have really got off to a good start with a summer full of hard work and a lot of improvement over the summer with our conditioning and our strength and had a really, really tough September where we improved our early morning workouts during the month of September. Continue reading UK Basketball – Media Day and Big Blue Madness Quotes