Calipari Reconnecting With Fans

John Calipari at the Salvation Army on Thanksgiving (Chet White/UK Athletics Photo) During the COVID-19 impacted 2020-21 season it certainly seemed at times like there was a huge disconnect between the University of Kentucky basketball program and many UK fans. Coach John Calipari constantly chastised fans for not showing enough support for

Hopkins Content With His “Roll” (for now)

Photo Credit Dr. Michael Huang The talk of Kentucky's summer play and preseason practice was freshmen Bryce Hopkins, a top 40 recruit who had the physicalness and skills that impressed teammates and UK coaches. Yet in five games he’s not played more than 16 minutes in any game and has just 13

For the Sheppards, there’s no place like home

Les Dixon/Corbin Times Photos Other schools did all they could to recruit Reed Sheppard but they never really had a chance. The 6-3 North Laurel High School junior guard verbally committed to Kentucky Saturday. That’s the same place his father, Jeff, was on two national championship teams and was the 1998 Final

Options, Options, Options

John Calipari has a lot of options to put together Kentucky's best team this season. (Vicky Graff Photo) Knowing how much talented depth Kentucky might have this season, I asked assistant coach Orlando Antigua if a team could ever have too much talent back in September. He laughed and quickly told me

What’s Wrong With Chris Rodriguez?

Chris Rodriguez has rushed for 809 yards and five touchdowns on 135 carries — an average of 6.0 yards per carry. The junior ran for 105 yards against Louisiana-Monroe, 207 against Missouri, 144 against South Carolina and 99 against Florida. Kentucky won all those games. He was limited to 46 yards

Heartbroken, Disappointed, and…MAD!

Kavosiey Smoke and the UK offense has to get untracked if the Cats are going to beat Tennessee Saturday. (UK Athletics Photo) The Las Vegas oddsmakers shocked many Kentucky fans last week when they had Mississippi State favored to beat then No. 12 UK. I actually thought that “lack of respect”