Anthony Davis followed the trend of being the latest Kentucky Wildcat to test his arm on the baseball diamond. Davis threw the ceremonial first pitch at the Kentucky-LSU baseball game on Sunday. Two weeks ago Darius Miller threw the opening pitch at the Lexington Legends home opener.
Believe it or not, the NBA Playoffs are just a month away, meaning it’s another good time to review how former Kentucky Wildcats and former John Calipari players are faring in the NBA.
Kentucky raised its eighth national championship banner at a sold-out celebration at Rupp Arena. Packed to the rafters, UK fans celebrated one of the most satisfying seasons in UK lore with standing ovations and deafening roars.
No fluff. No fervor. Just simply this: the Kentucky Wildcats are the 2011-2012 national champions! Enjoy these links to read about everything Kentucky on this day of celebration.
To try and help pass the time, here’s some local and national news stories on Monday’s national championship.
The wait is over. The highly-anticipated Final Four showdown between Kentucky and Louisville is tonight. Here are some links to get you started for the day as we all count down the hours until the epic rivalry matchup down in New Orleans.
Alex Poythress (No. 3 rated small forward according to ESPN) and Archie Goodwin (No. 4 rated shooting guard according to ESPN) gave Cats fans yet another reason to look towards the future in Wednesday night’s McDonald’s All-American Game.
After watching his team get outrebounded, “outhustled” and “outworked” in the second half of doubleheader nightcap, a hot and irritated John Calipari said this letdown loss simply came down to toughness. One team (Baylor) had it. The other (Kentucky) didn’t.