The burial plot was dug, the flowers were in place and the eulogy had been given. “One week ago we were in coffins,” John Calipari said Tuesday. “People were trying to nail them shut.”
Just when it looked like Kentucky had turned the corner on a frustratingly up-and-down season, the Wildcats suffered a costly 59-55 loss at Alabama on Tuesday night. The Cats (12-6, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) blew a nine-point halftime lead and failed to make the winning plays down the stretch in a tough-to-swallow loss in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Hear what John Calipari, Kyle Wiltjer and Nerlens had to say after Kentucky dropped a 59-55 decision at Alabama on Tuesday night. The Cats appeared to be well on their way to their third straight victory with a nine-point halftime lead, but UK went cold in the second half and Alabama did just enough to take advantage.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Join us Saturday as CoachCal.com and UKathletics.com team up for a live interactive blog for the Kentucky-Alabama game at 9 p.m. ET. We’ll detail the action throughout the night, live from Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Fans can join the chat and send in questions and comments in a real-time format. We will get started around 8:45 p.m.
Maybe he’s not quite as dominant as Davis was a season ago, but he’s been pretty darn close. On a team that’s without players like Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Terrence Jones and Darius Miller, he’s been every bit as valuable.
Before practicing and taking off for Alabama, head coach John Calipari met with the local media on Monday to discuss his team’s recent progress — which he’s happy with — Alabama and Willie Cauely-Stein’s status. For the record, Coach Cal said Cauley-Stein, who has a left knee injury, likely wouldn’t travel to Tuscaloosa, Ala., with the team if he didn’t practice Monday.
Another Monday means another Southeastern Conference coaches’ teleconference. We’ve got John Calipari’s comments below along with Alabama head coach Anthony Grant’s thoughts as his team gets ready to face Kentucky on Tuesday.
ARLINGTON, Texas – One could blame it on the hour-and-a-half delay from the four-overtime Kentucky-Baylor women’s basketball game earlier in the night, but that would be making an excuse for a UK team that showed a lot of glaring holes in its 67-62 loss to Baylor on Friday night. No, after watching his team get […]