(CBS) With most of its core coming back from a national runner-up finish, Kentucky has been tabbed as the preseason No. 1 in the USA Today Coaches Poll, it was announced Thursday. After falling to […]
Blatt has been his name as a premier coach in the Euroleague.
Calipari would’ve been coach and president of basketball operations.
Says John Calipari of Derrick Rose: “He wants to play badly, but he wants to be healthy.”
Young scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young’s ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.
Rumors started floating after former Wildcat Rex Chapman called it “a done deal.”
Last night, the Huskies cut down the nets in Dallas after beating Kentucky 60-54 to win the school’s fourth national championship. Consider that Kentucky needed four straight late escapes to reach the final and you get a sense for what kind of Tournament this was.
Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
The Wildcats are off the the Final Four after their third straight double-digit comeback win.
With less financial incentive to improve one’s draft position, more underclassmen are leaving college early.
Matthews surprised some with the
From the looks of things, it appears that Illinois has a truly elite coach in John Groce.
Come this evening in front of a rabid crowd in St. Louis, Illinois will defend its border against Missouri during the two schools’ annual Braggin’ Rights game.
Illinois still needs a nonconference basketball opponent for its annual game at the United Center this December. Meanwhile, down at Kentucky, John Calipari’s national championship Wildcats just broke up with Indiana, their longtime nonconference foe from the Big Ten.
Fresh off his first national championship, Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari is making his victory rounds.
There was a time–not too long ago–that my favorite sporting event to watch every year was the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
Like 70 million other people, I sure was into March Madness, glued to the TV. There was so much to see – the skill and excitement, and so much at stake, so much emotion.
Kentucky is taking its highlight show back to the Big Easy. With an NBA-like display from a young team filled with future pros, top-seeded Wildcats advanced to the Final Four for the second year in a row with a 82-70 blitzing of Baylor in the South Regional final on Sunday.
Marion Barber’s decision to run out of bounds was just one of many stupid plays in an unbelievable sports weekend.
The coaches in the Final Four consist of two seasoned veterans and a pair of young guns who are taking college basketball by storm.