Jackie Robinson Day recalls link between Rickey, Rupp

Jackie Robinson Day recalls link between Rickey, Rupp

  For most people, April 15 represents headaches — tax forms due, the last-minute scramble to line up all that paperwork. For a lot of baseball fans, it’s something different.  April 15 means Jackie Robinson.  It was on that date in 1947 that he made history. And now it’s the date set aside on the […]

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Basketball Cats can take pride in season like no other

Basketball Cats can take pride in season like no other

In the history of the winningest program in college basketball, it was a season like no other.  And that’s saying something. We’ve seen Final Fours – 16 of them, in fact, including three in the past four seasons, thanks to current management. We’ve seen the Wildcats play in championship games – a dozen, with eight […]

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Wildcats’ dream season ends 40 minutes short in flurry of missed free throws

Wildcats’ dream season ends 40 minutes short in flurry of missed free throws

                The door was so wide open, you could have walked through it with a two-by-four strapped across your chest.  And the Wildcats left it that way, which is why the Connecticut Huskies will be fitted with NCAA championship rings and the young UK team will kick itself forever. […]

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Yet another Aaron Harrison shot puts Wildcats in national title game

Yet another Aaron Harrison shot puts Wildcats in national title game

                Another clutch shot, another dog pile, another devastated opponent.  And Kentucky will play another game, this time for the national championship. The Wildcats found yet another way to win an NCAA tournament game Saturday night in Arlington, surviving a performance that saw the Harrison twins go practically silent.  […]

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Videos from the Final Four

UK sports video put out some interviews and other videos from the Final Four. Follow UK sport video on YouTube here or on Twitter @KYwildcatsTV Coach John Robic Half-Court Shot at Final Four Practice Andrew Harrison, Dakari Johnson, and James Young – Final Four Friday Julius Randle, Aaron Harrison, and Willie Cauley-Stein – Final Four […]

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April 4th spring practice notes

Stoops opening statment Interview with sophomore DE Jason Hatcher Interview with Regie Meant Question: What was it like redshirting last year, and now you are practicing with the starters. Meant: Last year was tough for me red-shirting but I know at the end of the day it was the best thing I did. Right now […]

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Wildcats, led by the Harrisons, have proved so many wrong

Admit it. You thought the Harrison twins were a bust. The forced shots, the stagnant offense, the eye-rolling, the body language.  And the results. Ugh… the results. Thirty days ago, this Kentucky team bottomed out.  The Wildcats cruised into Columbia, ready to gather up a victory over an uninspiring South Carolina team and then head […]

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Quotes from John Calipari and the Cats

Kentucky – 75 Michigan – 72 An interview with: THE MODERATOR:  The University of Kentucky is with us, and we’ll go to Coach Calipari for an opening statement and then take questions. COACH CALIPARI:  Well, again, I just coached a game and these guys just played.  We don’t know if it was another classic kind […]

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