Kentucky Wildcats

Greatest Kentucky Basketball Team Ever?

John Calipari’s 2012 Kentucky Wildcats or Rick Pitino’s 1996 Kentucky Wildcats?
<p> The greatest Kentucky basketball team ever? John Calipari's 2012 Kentucky Wildcats or Rick Pitino's 1996 Kentucky Wildcats?</p>

John Calipari’s Kentucky Wildcats play Rick Pitino’s Louisville Cardinals in the Final Four on Saturday in a game that will determine the best team in the Commonwealth this season. But even if UK crushes the U of L, as expected, will Pitino still have bragging rights over Calipari?

Best Basketball Teams since 2000 Not to Win an NCAA Championship

March Madness can be cruel as one loss ruins a season.
<p> Top Teams since 2000 to Not win a National Championship</p>

The one-and-done format of the NCAA Tournament often leads to the best team going home without a title. Amazing seasons tend to crash and burn in the maelstrom that is March Madness. From the pages of Athlon Sports Monthly, we look at the best teams — since 2000 — to not win it all.

Final Four Preview with Clark Kellogg

CBS Analyst Talks UK-Louisville, Kansas-Ohio State
<p> CBS Analyst Clark Kellog discusses the upcoming Final Four.</p>

Athlon Sports’ Mitch Light caught up with CBS college basketball analyst Clark Kellogg earlier this week to chat about the Final Four.

Athlon Sports: You’ve been involved in the sport for a long time, both as a player and broadcaster. Can you remember a Final Four matchup as juicy as what we have with Kentucky and Louisville?

NCAA Tournament: Kentucky or the Field

Will the Wildcats cut down the nets in New Orleans?
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<p> We asked Athlon Sports' editors if they would choose Kentucky or the field in the NCAA Tournament.</p>
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The brackets are out, and the NCAA Tournament begins in just days. The editors at Athlon Sports are debating some of the hot topics regarding the Field of 68.

If you had a choice, would you take Kentucky or the field to win the title?

NCAA Tournament: South Region Preview

John Calipari, Anthony Davis and Kentucky are the Tournament's No. 1 overall seed.
<p> A preview of the South Region of the 2012 NCAA Tournament, where John Calipari, Anthony Davis and the Kentucky Wildcats are the No. 1 overall seed but Mike Krzyzewski, Austin Rivers and the Duke Blue Devils await.</p>

2012 NCAA Tournament

SOUTH REGION
Atlanta

Top Two – Kentucky (1), Duke (2)

College Basketball: Players of the Year

Athlon takes a conference-by-conference look at the top players
<p> Athlon Sports is in the business of preseason prognostications, so let’s look back at who we tabbed as the preseason Player of the Year in the nation’s top conferences and who deserves the award in the postseason.</p>

By Mitch Light

Athlon Sports is in the business of preseason prognostications, so let’s look back at who we tabbed as the preseason Player of the Year in the nation’s top conferences and who deserves the award in the postseason.

Pressure is on West Virginia, Northwestern

Bubble teams need to close regular season strong
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<p> The regular season is winding down in the Big Six power conferences. Several teams are in desperate need of some quality wins.&nbsp;</p>

Which team is under the most pressure in this final week of the regular season?

College Basketball: Kentucky dominates Florida to keep the home winning streak intact

The Wildcats win an important SEC match-up 78-58 over the Gators
<p> The Wildcats win an important SEC match-up</p>
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By David Schuman

It’s getting a little repetitive to say at this point, but John Calipari has one hell of a team on his hands. That fact was proved yet again Tuesday night, when the No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats (24-1, 10-0 SEC) ran No. 7 Florida (19-5, 7-2 SEC) out of Rupp Arena. The ‘Cats will only be shedding crocodile tears for these Gators though.

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