Kentucky Wildcats Articles

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. ACC...
Mitch Light
7 years ago
Which team is under the most pressure in this final week of the regular season? Patrick Snow: I think the West Virginia Mountaineers are under a ton of pressure if they want to make a fifth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. Bob Huggins’...
Mitch Light
7 years ago
Each college basketball weekend is taking on more meaning with less than a month to go until league tournaments begin. Saturday saw several big-time clashes, highlighted by Kentucky surviving in a great SEC game at Vanderbilt, Michigan State...
Patrick Snow
7 years ago
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...
Athlon Sports
7 years ago
The calendar has turned to February, so college basketball teams are currently fighting for seeding or just to get in the NCAA Tournament. Missouri had a huge comeback win over Kansas in this weekend’s best game, while Duke suffered its second...
Patrick Snow
7 years ago
Which team had the best weekend, as far as improving its NCAA profile? Nathan Rush: Notre Dame’s 50–48 victory at Connecticut on Saturday was another impressive win for the Fighting Irish’s NCAA Tournament résumé. Coach Mike Brey’s club also...
Patrick Snow
7 years ago
If any normal team were to start three freshmen and two sophomores, conference road games would surely be a daunting prospect. Fortunately for Coach John Calipari, his newly minted No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats (20-1, 6-0 SEC) are anything but normal....
Athlon Sports
7 years ago
By Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) and Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven) Very Early 2012 SEC East Predictions 1. Georgia Bulldogs Key Returnees: QB Aaron Murray, RB Isaiah Crowell, WR Malcolm Mitchell, WR Michael Bennett, WR Marlon...
Steven Lassan
7 years ago
-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) There is no doubt this is the Era of the Quarterback. Houston’s Case Keenum (152) and Boise State’s Kellen Moore (142) both broke Graham Harrell’s all-time NCAA touchdown record of 134 scoring strikes...
Braden Gall
7 years ago
-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) Athlon Sports predicted the Georgia Bulldogs would win the East in 2011, and we got absolutely hammered by South Carolina fans. We understood why. We were out on a limb. The Gamecocks were the reigning...
Braden Gall
7 years ago
The Tennessee football program will be watching bowl season from home, and Vols fans are already contemplating if head coach Derek Dooley can lead them back to prominence. Tennessee is historically a top ten football program, but that has been...
Patrick Snow
7 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 12 SEC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. LSU (11-0) – Four plays into Saturday’s game against Ole Miss and there was never a doubt about the...
Steven Lassan
7 years ago
Athlon Sports’ Braden Gall had a chance to sit down with CBS College Basketball analyst Clark Kellogg to preview the 2011-2012 NCAA Basketball season. You can follow Braden on twitter at @AthlonBraden. Braden Gall: The college basketball season...
Braden Gall
7 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 11 SEC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. LSU (10-0) – Coming off a big win over Alabama, it was only natural for the Tigers to have a sluggish...
Steven Lassan
7 years ago
There’s no greater ambassador and evangelist for college basketball than Dick Vitale, who was on the mic for ESPN’s first college hoops broadcast on Dec. 5, 1979 (DePaul 90, Wisconsin 77) and has been sharing his passion for the game with...
Athlon Sports
7 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 10 SEC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. LSU (9-0) – Alabama owned our top spot in the SEC power rankings through the first nine weeks, but...
Steven Lassan
7 years ago
2011-12 Athlon Sports Preaseason Top 25 Click on each team for their preview 1. North Carolina 2. Kentucky 3. Ohio State 4. Connecticut 5. Syracuse 6. Duke 7. Vanderbilt 8. Louisville 9. Florida 10. Pittsburgh 11. Baylor...
Athlon Sports
7 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 9 SEC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Alabama (8-0) – Let the countdown to Saturday begin. The Crimson Tide had a bye in Week 9 and will be...
Steven Lassan
7 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 8 SEC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Alabama (8-0) – The countdown is officially on to Nov. 5. Alabama had a sluggish first half against...
Steven Lassan
7 years ago
By Mitch Light These are not good times on Rocky Top. The University of Tennessee football team, one of the more storied programs in college football, is 0–4 in the SEC for the second straight season. And it is not a competitive 0–4. The Vols...
Mitch Light
7 years ago
By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch on Twitter) At the midpoint of the 2011 season, it's time to take a look at the first half and predict how the second half will turn out in the SEC. First-Half Review Coach of the Year — Les Miles, LSU...
Steven Lassan
7 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 7 SEC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Alabama (7-0) – The Crimson Tide’s march to an undefeated season and a spot in the national title game...
Steven Lassan
7 years ago
Though John Calipari’s office overlooks the court at the Kentucky Wildcats' basketball practice facility, he’s not allowed to watch what happens there in the summer. Apparently, he was missing out on quite a show. “I asked about the pickup games...
Athlon Sports
7 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 6 SEC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Alabama (6-0) – Vanderbilt put up a valiant effort in the first half, but the Crimson Tide eventually...
Steven Lassan
7 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 5 SEC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Alabama (5-0) – The Crimson Tide remain No. 1 in the power rankings after an impressive showing in the...
Steven Lassan
7 years ago

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