Coming off of their first Bowl appearance since 2011, the Kentucky Wildcats began fall practice on Sunday. With a change in NCAA rules, practice got started this year, one week early, but two-a-day practices are no longer allowed. It’s safe to say there’s more excitement throughout Kentucky for the upcoming season, than there has been in years. Coming into his 5th season as the UK Coach, Mark Stoops said on Sunday, “We’re going into year five. We ought to be better in all areas.” Continue reading 2017 UK Football Offensive Preview
March 26, 2017 – Ty Back – Memphis, TN
The Kentucky Wildcats season ended Sunday night at the hands of the North Carolina Tarheels. Carolina led for all but 3:57 of the game but in the last 50 seconds, Kentucky erased a 7 point deficit to tie the game at 73 with only nine seconds to play. Malik Monk rose up from the top of the key, with two defenders in his face, to drill an off balance three to tie the game.
Ty Back – Eight years ago this month, John Calipari left Memphis for the greener pastures of Lexington, KY. While coming to Memphis over the past few years to recruit and visit friends, last night was his first time back on the sidelines in FedExForum (yes it has to be written like that). A night where number two seeded Kentucky took on number three seeded UCLA for a right to move on to the 2017 NCAA South Region Final to take on the North Carolina Tarheels on Sunday. Continue reading Cats Moving On get even with UCLA
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Columbia, – MO.
The Kentucky Wildcats won their 5th game in a row Tuesday by beating the Missouri Tigers 72-62 in a close game in Columbia. The Cats came in riding a 4 game winning streak with a record of 22-5 on the year while Missouri brought a 7-19 record to the game. Continue reading UK Wildcats – Cat Fight in Missou
Lexington, KY – The Kentucky Wildcats put the Tennessee Volunteers away early in a Valentine’s Day matchup in Rupp Arena Tuesday night before a home crowd of 24,391 winning by a final score of 83-58. It was their third win in a row improving their record to 21-5 overall and 11-2 in the SEC. Continue reading No Love for the Vols
After losing 3 of their last 4 games, the UK Wildcats defeated LSU 92-85 in Rupp Arena last night. Kentucky improves their record to 19-5 overall and 9-2 in the Southeastern Conference. Kentucky fell to number 15 in this week’s rankings after an embarrassing road loss to Florida Saturday. The Cats will travel to Tuscaloosa this coming Saturday to face an Alabama team coming off of 4 overtime win at South Carolina. Continue reading Cats Boot the Tigers
After two straight losses, the Kentucky Wildcats beat the Georgia Bulldogs Tuesday night 90-81 in an overtime thriller in Rupp Arena. The Cats had never lost three straight under coach John Calipari but the odds were against them before the game even started. Kentucky’s starting point guard, De’Aaron Fox began getting sick Monday at practice and didn’t even make it to the arena. Continue reading Cats Pull out OT Win against Georgia
This was the game circled on the calendar since the season started. Rupp Arena was the center of the college basketball world. ESPN’s College Gameday was in Lexington for their 11 o’clock show. Michael Buffer was at center court surrounded by UK’s eight national title trophies when he uttered his “Let’s get ready to Round- Baaalll”. Continue reading Cats Lose Second Game in a Row
On Saturday night in Rupp Arena, UK loses it’s point guard, gets zero points and seven turnovers from Briscoe, Mulder was out due to sickness and the Kentucky Wildcats still defeated the number one defense in the country of the South Carolina Gamecocks 85-69. This puts the Cats record at 17-2 and 7-0 in the SEC. Continue reading Cats Find a Way Without Fox