Thursday through Saturday, the UK men’s basketball staff will take the national championship trophy through the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the UK Men’s Basketball National Championship Trophy Tour presented by Verizon Wireless.
With the exception of the Vanderbilt game at the end of the Southeastern Conference championship game, UK has marched its way through the postseason with game-altering runs befitting of a national champion. When the Cats’ feet are held to the fire or the other team is wavering, they’ve had the special ability to put teams away with devastating runs.
If you read no other piece today, make sure it’s Danny Nowell’s diary of his trip to Lexington for the Kentucky-North Carolina game on hoopspeak.com.
Join us for the sixth installment of this year’s “The Mailbag” as Coach Cal talks about Lexington, finding free time in his schedule and his expectations of the University of Kentucky job.
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.