(STARKVILLE, Ms.) – For Coach John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats, the 78 – 73 double overtime thriller over the Mississippi State Bulldogs signified a brand-new beginning. Forget that the team had gone 37 days—the longest winless span within a season in UK history—since that long-forgotten rout of Morehead State.
Brandon Boston (UK Athletics Photo) By LARRY VAUGHT He’s the leading scorer at Kentucky, a position that normally would earn a true freshman early-season accolades. Instead, Brandon Boston has been struggling as much — or maybe more — than the rest of his UK teammates. Before Kentucky played and lost to Notre Dame for
Kentucky coach John Calipari watches his squad during a loss to Kansas in the State Farm Champions Classic last Tuesday. ((Phil Elsworth/ESPN Images) KENTUCKY VS. GEORGIA TECH at State Farm Arena, Atlanta When: Sunday, 5 p.m. TV/Radio: ESPN, UK Radio Network Records: Kentucky 1-2, Georgia Tech 0-2 Last meeting: Kentucky 67, Georgia Tech 53 Series: UK leads
Kentucky forward Cam'Ron Fletcher defends against Kansas' Jalen Wilson in a 65-62 loss to the Jayhawks earlier this week in Indianapolis. ((Phil Elsworth/ESPN Images) By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Isaiah Jackson is taking a realistic approach as Kentucky deals with a rare two-game losing streak three games into the season. “I
UK Athletics PhotosBy LARRY VAUGHT Before the season started the safe guess was that freshman wing BJ Boston would be Kentucky’s leading scorer. After two games, it certainly looks like that is going to be the case.Boston has scored more points (35) and taken more shots (34) than anyone on the team.
BY Bill Crockett (MANCHESTER, Ky.) — “Welcome,” said the spider to the fly. Utilizing an offensive scheme predicated upon Hall of Fame coach Pete Carril’s Princeton Offense, an experienced Richmond squad spun a tangled and frustrating web the ‘Cats simply couldn’t escape. Regardless of how hard they fought, coach John Calipari’s youthful Wildcats