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No. 1 and Done, Then Fire the Bum!

By Dr. John Huang (LEXINGTON, Ky.) – It’s hard being a sports fan. One minute you’re cruising on cloud nine after a big win. The next minute you’re ready to go bridge jumping after that devastating loss. University of Kentucky sports fans know those feelings all too well. Just within the

Keion Brooks appreciative of consistent criticism from Calipari

LEXINGTON, Ky.— Keion Brooks is used to receiving constructive criticism from his father and that’s why he’s not taking John Calipari’s rants personally. “If he’s not yelling at me like that, he probably doesn’t care about me so I appreciate him coaching me hard and staying on me at all times,” Brooks said.

No. 1 Kentucky Stunned By Unranked Evansville

BY Bill Crockett (LEXINGTON, Ky.) — Evansville head coach Walter McCarty, a member of UK’s 1996 national title team, returned home and achieved the unimaginable on Tuesday night.  McCarty’s Purple Aces—25-point underdogs—shocked the college basketball world with a stunning 67-64 upset victory over the top-ranked Wildcats.  According to ESPN’s BPI index, Evansville entered

Hagans Hurting, Calipari hopes Break will Give team Chance to Heal

LEXINGTON, Ky. — John Calipari is already making adjustments to his practice schedule and hopes the five-day break will give his team a chance to get healthy. “I’ve had to change practice because we're practicing with seven and eight guys,” he said following a stunning 67-64 loss to Evansville Monday night.

Walter McCarty’s Not So Much Homecoming

Photograph by Victoria Graff By LARRY VAUGHT Evansville’s stunning 67-64 upset over No. 1 Kentucky in Rupp Arena Tuesday night was for coach Walter McCarty, a former Wildcat and starter on UK”s 1996 national championship team. “This was for Coach, coming back to where he won a championship,” Evansville guard K.J. Riley, who

McCarty Returns Home, Directs Purple Aces To Stunning Upset Over Cats

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A week after Kentucky beat the No. 1 team, the Wildcats lost as the top-ranked team. Kentucky’s stay atop the Top 25 will last less than a week after the Wildcats dropped a stunning 67-64 decision to Evansville Tuesday night, ending the school’s 52-game winning streak against non-conference,

Cats Embrace Top Ranking, Welcome Former Standout McCarty To Rupp

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Immanuel Quickley wasn’t surprised when Kentucky climbed to the top of the polls Monday. “We haven’t been No. 1 that long,” he said with a smile. “I think it’s been like 20 minutes. Still kind of getting adjusted. But I think we’ll have a good mindset. Coach does