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Kentucky Steam Rolls Texas A&M 100 – 58

Malik Monk - Photo by Brendon Miller
Malik Monk – File Photo by Brendon Miller

For 41 seconds, Texas A&M was excited and confident. UK missed their first shot and the Aggies came down the court and drained a trey, just 41 seconds in. Then they got the full thrust of the young Cats scoring ability as UK would tear off 15 unanswered points for a 15-3 lead.  Before all was said and done, UK led 50-27 at the break behind 13 points by Malik Monk. Continue reading Kentucky Steam Rolls Texas A&M 100 – 58

Pro Football – Bengals vs Ravens 1-1-17

The Bengals close out season with a home win against the Ravens - Photo by Mike Cyrus
The Bengals close out season with a home win against the Ravens – Photo by Mike Cyrus

Bluegrass Sports Nation was once again in the Jungle Sunday as the Baltimore Ravens visited the Cincinnati Bengals. Mike Cyrus spent the afternoon covering the game for BSN. Although Cincinnati had a disappointing season, they did close things out with a season ending home win against division rivals, The Baltimore Ravens. BSN is honored to have had the opportunity to cover the Bengals this season.

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2017 is looking good for UK fans as Calipari signs another top player

Coach Calipari
Coach Calipari

Calipari is the master at recruiting. He has proven that. So much so that the best of the best in college basketball has started following Coach Cal’s lead. Coach K, Dukes coach and long an opponent of the one and done system, has become what he long complained about, a one and done recruiter. Calipari has never hid from it. He openly states that his job is to get his players to the next level For them to have a great life and he is using their basketball skills to get them there. You need to look no further than the NBA where Kentucky players are all across the professional landscape. Continue reading 2017 is looking good for UK fans as Calipari signs another top player

UK wins in a high stakes Las Vegas Shootout with #7 North Carolina

Malik Monk put on a show that included 47 points in UK's win over NC - Photo by Michael Huang
Malik Monk put on a show that included 47 points in UK’s win over NC – Photo by Michael Huang

If you had any doubts what kind of game this would be, you had your answer by the end of the first half. UK led at the break 56-51. Malik Monk has piled on the points for UK and both teams had players in foul trouble throughout the game. North Carolina, the nations top offensive rebounding teams has been held in check as UK kept a small advantage on the offensive glass. UK grabbed the lead early and would not let go the rest of the first half. Continue reading UK wins in a high stakes Las Vegas Shootout with #7 North Carolina

High School Football – Hazard’s magical run comes to an end

Scoreboard at Class 1A Championship Hazard 7 Beechwood 7- Photo by Brendon Miller
Scoreboard at Class 1A Championship Hazard 7 Beechwood 7- Photo by Brendon Miller

Hazard’s playoff run took them to the State Championship and early on looked as if they were going to pull it all off. Hazard jumped out to a 7-0 1st quarter lead when Cory Smith ran the ball in from 7 yards out. Beechwood would take the momentum away with two 2nd quarter scores for a 14-7 halftime lead.  Continue reading High School Football – Hazard’s magical run comes to an end

Cats continue to roll behind Fox & Monk

De'Aaron Fox - Photo by Brendon MIller
De’Aaron Fox – Photo by Brendon MIller

UK came out hot and never looked back as they opened with a 7-0  lead and would stretch that out to as much as 25 before settling on a 56-35 halftime lead. UK would get balanced scoring from the entire team. Monk continued his hot streak from beyond the arc hitting the first four threes he attempted. Fox was his usual self leading the UK offense who was with out Briscoe and later in the game Hawkins. Continue reading Cats continue to roll behind Fox & Monk

College Basketball – UK has little trouble with Duquesne

DeAaron Fox helps lead UK to another win - Photo by Brendon Miller
DeAaron Fox helps lead UK to another win – Photo by Brendon Miller

Duquesne jumped out to an early 4-2 lead, but UK quickly reeled off 7 in a row for a 9-4 lead. Monk stays hot hitting a trey early. UK opens a 13-6 lead with their defense putting Duquesne on lockdown. Duquesne is 2-11 to start the contest.

UK vs DUQUESNE – Photos by Brendon Miller

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UK’s Coach Cal is loading up for next season

Coach Calipari again recruiting hard for a great season next year.
Coach Calipari again recruiting hard for a great season next year.

Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari is no stranger to recruiting the best players in the nation. According to Rivals.com, UK already has the top recruiting class for next season. The Cats have commits from PF P.J. Washington (No. 17), C Nick Richards (No. 19), PG Quade Green (No. 23), PG Shai Alexander (No. 53). Continue reading UK’s Coach Cal is loading up for next season

UK Football – Oh No, Not Again

Coach Stoops - Photo by Brendon Miller
Coach Stoops – Photo by Brendon Miller

Oh no, not again was exactly what the sparse crowd at Commonwealth Stadium and Wildcat fans across the land was thinking after watching Austin Peay jump out to a 7-0 lead after one quarter of play. Things could have been much worse as Austin Peay marched down the field on the opening drive to the UK 12 but threw an interception. UK could not capitalize and had to punt after gaining just 4 yards. Austin Peay would again march down the field and score on a 17 yard rush from Kente Williams. Continue reading UK Football – Oh No, Not Again