We Should All be Thankful for the “Scrimmage from Hell”

In this season of Thanksgiving, I’m extremely grateful for what could be the defining moment for this Kentucky basketball team—the “scrimmage from hell.” Prior to the 81 – 45 dismantling of Morehead State in their season opener, Coach John Calipari claimed that his team had experienced the “worst scrimmage since I’ve

Sick and Tired of this Nickel and Dime?

Well? Alabama 63, Kentucky 3. What did you expect? Going into the game with the Crimson Tide, only delusional die-hard Kentucky fans gave their team a chance to win. A team whose offense had struggled all year to score—combined with their Jekyll and Hyde defensive performances thus far—just couldn’t be counted

Schlarman Strong

By Dr. John Huang Sometimes you just need to score some style points. Luckily, a date with the Vanderbilt Commodores was just what the doctor ordered. Kentucky (3-4), behind the play of quarterback Terry Wilson, defeated their Music City neighbors 38 – 35 for a much needed “feel good” win. In one

Confident or Cocky? You Decide

(photo credit UK Athletics) con·​fi·​dence | \ ˈkän-fə-dən(t)s : a feeling or consciousness of one's powers or of reliance on one's circumstances cocky ˈkä-kē : boldly or brashly self-confident This year’s University of Kentucky Wildcats Basketball team is shaping up to be a confident group of guys. Given that they’re mostly young, inexperienced, and not even remotely battle

Moral Victories Stink More Than Ever

Georgia fans love making the trip to Lexington. After all, what’s not to love? A winning trifecta at Keeneland followed by a predictable romp over the Wildcats are what perfect fall weekends are made of. Granted, Keeneland was shut down due to the pandemic, but after the Bulldogs (4-1) drove

Still Can’t Believe What I Just Saw

By Dr. John Huang (KNOXVILLE, Tn.) – What did you expect in 2020? Kentucky’s 34-7 annihilation of No. 18 Tennessee proves that anything can happen during this Covid ravaged season. The Wildcats hadn’t won in Knoxville since 1984, but thanks to three straight interceptions—two of them pick 6s—Kentucky was able to

“Air Leach” Grounded by Kentucky Defense

By Dr. John Huang Headlines can be misleading. In Kentucky’s 24 – 2 rout of Mississippi State last night at Kroger Field, Mike Leach’s supposedly high-powered offense wasn’t technically grounded. After all, the Bulldogs threw 70 passes—the most in SEC and program history. They also completed 45—another program record. Considering that

Postgame Potshots from the Peanut Gallery–Auburn

By Dr. John Huang Auburn 29, Kentucky 13 When the Kentucky-Auburn football game was first announced on the schedule a couple of years earlier, I marked it down as a game you had to see in person. Jordan-Hare Stadium—the 10th largest on-campus stadium in the country—with 87,000 rabid fans in attendance was