ESPN “bracketologist” Joe Lunardi posted his first projection of the 68-team NCAA Tournament field for this season, predicting Kentucky to grab the No. 1 overall seed.
UK, Michigan State, Kansas and Duke, in conjunction with ESPN, have all agreed to renew the Champions Classic for an additional three years.
Antigua was shot in the head at 15 years old when a prank he had nothing to do with went terribly wrong. Since that day, Antigua has lived his life like he’s been given a second chance.
Ford predicts Julius Randle, Andrew Harrison, Willie Cauley-Stein, James Young, Alex Poythress, Dakari Johnson and Aaron Harrison would all be first-round selections if the draft was today.
Obviously everyone will get a taste of practice Friday night at Big Blue Madness, but here are a couple of Twitter notes from a pair of ESPN reporters in Jason King and Jimmy Dykes. You’ll see both me and John Calipari weren’t kidding about the talent on this team.
This year’s slate is loaded. With games against Louisville, Michigan State and North Carolina, it’s hard to take fault with any of UK’s schedule. ESPN hardly does in its nonconference schedule analysis of Southeastern Conference teams. Myron Medcalf ranked the Cats’ nonconference schedule a 10 on a scale of 1-10, 10 being the most difficult.
ESPN released its Super Tuesday matchups on Monday, revealing five UK league games in the process, the most of any Southeastern Conference school.
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.