Dick Vitale Believes Calipari Critics Are Wacky

By LARRY VAUGHT Whenever ESPN analyst Dick Vitale hears complaints about Kentucky coach John Calipari “only winning one national championship” he has the same thought. “John has done a fantastic job at Kentucky,” said Vitale. “What he has done with the Kentucky program is amazing. He provides tremendous talent with kids who

Is New UK Basketball Assistant Jai Lucas Up For The Task

By LARRY VAUGHT Being named recruiting coordinator at a school that seems to always have the nation’s No. 1 or No. 2 recruiting class can present quite a dilemma. That’s what Jai Lucas faces now that he is the new recruiting coordinator/special assistant for coach John Calipari at Kentucky. “For me it’s just

Far Worse than an ACL

By Dr. John Huang Most Kentucky fans have had enough of 2020. Take a worldwide pandemic, mix in some social injustice, sprinkle in an unhealthy portion of partisan presidential politics and an ungodly number of celebrity deaths—and you’ve got the recipe for a downer of a year. During stressful times, sports

New Kentucky Basketball Assistant Meets Media

By LARRY VAUGHT New Kentucky basketball assistant Bruiser Flint had his first official meeting with Kentucky media members Wednesday and owned the 25 minutes with his wit and insightful answers. He didn't duck any questions and his smile was infectious. It's easy to see how he could be a hit not

Flint Reunites With Calipari, Hopes to ‘Accomplish special Things’ at UK

Former Indiana Hoosiers Assistant Coach Bruiser Flint during the exhibition game against the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds and the Indiana Hoosiers at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington. (Photo By Craig Bisacre/Indiana Athletics)CRAIG BISACRE/INDIANA ATHLETICS By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — It didn’t take John Calipari long to find a replacement for

Not The Typical UK Basketball Recruit

By LARRY VAUGHT Maybe he’s not the highest rated point guard in the 2021 recruiting class but Nolan Hickman sounds like a perfect fit for what Kentucky coach John Calipari likes. The 6-2 Hickman verbally committed to Kentucky Saturday even though few knew he even had a scholarship offer from Calipari. Hickman is