Know Thy Enemy: Arkansas Basketball

Photo Credit Over the summer ESPN published their way-too-early college basketball top 25 rankings. Kentucky was the highest ranked SEC team in this preseason poll at no. 8. But, Arkansas came in closely behind at no. 13. Here’s a look at ESPN’s preseason no. 2 SEC school.  RETURNING PLAYERS  Davonte “Devo” Davis  JD

Know Thy Enemy: Alabama

Photo Credit The Crimson Tide are rolling! Nate Oats won SEC Coach of the Year and was one of four finalists for the Naismith National Coach of the Year award in his second season with Alabama. Nick Saban is still the best coach in Tuskaloosa, but Oats is proving that

UK Football’s historically great signing class

Photo Credit Dr. Michael Huang Kentucky fans are used to seeing the basketball program bring in top recruiting classes. This year, they have something new to celebrate. UK football is bringing in a historically great recruiting class.  The Wildcats have the No. 11 recruiting class in the nation and the No. 4

Know Thy Enemy: Mississippi State 

RETURNING PLAYERS  Javian Davis  Derek Fountain  Andersson Garcia  Cameron Matthews  Iverson Molinar  Tolu Smith  NOTABLE LOSSES  Abdul Ado  Jalen Johnson  Quinten Post  Deivon Smith  D.J. Stewart Jr.  INCOMING PLAYERS  Alden Applewhite  Garrison Brooks  Camryn Carter  D.J. Jeffries  Shakeel Moore  KeShawn Murphy  Rocket Watts  PROJECTED LINEUP  Starters:  G Iverson Molinar, 6’3 Jr.  G Rocket Watts, 6’2 Jr.  F D.J. Jeffries, 6’7 Jr.  F Garrison Brooks, 6’10 Gr.  F Tolu Smith, 6’10 Rs. Jr.  Bench:  F Derek Fountain, 6’9 So.  G Shakeel

Cards wanted it more

Kentucky hockey matched up with Louisville for the second UK, UofL event of the day. Unfortunately, the second Cats and Cards game of the day was won by Louisville.  “Going into the game our coaches told us that it’s gonna come down to who wants it more and midway through the

Cats over Cards for the 27th time in a row

The Battle of the Bluegrass saga continued today with a men’s tennis matchup.   For the 27th straight time, Kentucky beat Louisville. The win streak extends back to the 1982-3 season. This win was made even sweeter as the Cats swept the Cards and moved to 3-0 on the season.  The No. 11

UK Football Player Carousel Guide

The “coaching carousel” has been a fixture of college football for years. But with the new transfer rules, the player carousel has become even harder to follow than its predecessor.  To help make sense of the incoming and outgoing players, Just the Cats has put together our very own player carousel

Know Thy Enemy: Texas A&M

Photo Credit Texas A&M Athletics Buzz Williams tenure with Texas A&M has been underwhelming to say the least. After last season’s 8-10 campaign, Williams will be feeling the heat this year. It’s not time for the Aggies to shop around just yet but should this year end in another losing record

Know Thy Enemy: Tennessee

Photo Credit As weird as it sounds, Tennessee has become a basketball school. The Vol’s have appeared in the last three NCAA tournaments and will almost certainly make the Big Dance for a fourth straight time this Spring. Rick Barnes has brought grit and determination to Rocky Top, making them

Know Thy Enemy: Georgia

Photo Credit Mackenzie Miles/ Back in 2018, the good folks of Georgia had high hopes for Tom Crean. After landing future No. 1 NBA draft pick Anthony Edwards, it looked like Crean may live up to all expectations. A year later half a dozen Bulldogs are transferring out of the program