For all the talent across the nation, in Sports Illustrated’s breakdown of the top five freshmen, Kentucky still has two of them. SI ranked UK forward Julius Randle and freshman point Andrew Harrison among the best first-year players in college basketball.
As Willie Cauley-Stein enters his second season in college, he has a new perspective on life. Well, at least a new perspective on the grind of basketball.
It’s a three-peat! Following a record-breaking defensive performance and an impressive double-double, Kentucky freshman forward Nerlens Noel was named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week on Monday for the third straight week.
Most preseason polls have ranked Kentucky the No. 3 team in the country. Sports Illustrated has them just a notch lower at No. 4.
There are a lot of great stories out there, but you may not read a better one or more accurate one than George Dohrmann’s of Sports Illustrated.
SI.com, as are a lot of other online sites and publications this time of the year, has posted some preseason prognostications for the 2012-13 NBA season, which opens Tuesday night. With more and more Kentucky and John Calipari players in the NBA, this year’s predictions have a UK flavor to them.
A collection of links from UK basketball’s annual Media Day.
eRUPPtion Zone tickets will be available to the public for the Belmont and Mississippi State games, which occur over the university’s holiday break. Tickets will go on sale 90 minutes prior to tip-off at the Rupp Arena Box Office and are available on a first come/first serve basis.