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Nerlens Noel: I Made a Good Decision to Declare to the NBA Draft

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Despite sustaining a season-ending knee injury on Feb. 12, Nerlens Noel will enter the NBA Draft. The Kentucky forward is ahead of schedule on his ACL rehabilitation and feels prepared to enter the NBA. The 6-foot-10 freshman still has a good chance at being the No. 1 overall selection. Add another ...

John Calipari: If Bracket was Up to the Media, Kentucky Wouldn’t Get In

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

The Kentucky Wildcats have been ravaged by injuries this season, most notably to Nerlens Noel, one of the top players in the country before he went out. Thus, the Wildcats find themselves on the NCAA tournament bubble less than a week before the field is announced. Head coach John Calipari ...

Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim: “We Have A Lot More Questions Than People Seem To Think We Do”

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Jim Boeheim doesn't hide the fact that his team lost its top four players from last year’s squad which won a school-record 34 games and lost just three. Syracuse has come into the season ranked No. 9 in the AP preseason poll, which may catch some people by surprise. Even ...

John Calipari Says He Has No Plans to Return to the NBA

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

John Calipari has been a winner wherever he has gone, with the exception of the NBA. Now, it's not always known how long those wins will last and the banners will hang as he has run into some NCAA issues but he knows how to win at the college level. ...

As the NBA Draft Approaches, Anthony Davis Prepares For New Life as Pro

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Anthony Davis is just two days away now from becoming the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Or, as he still likes to put it, "if I get drafted No. 1." I suppose he's been instructed to say such things to avoid some extreme awkwardness if the ...

Marquis Teague Wouldn’t Mind Coming Off the Bench, Thinks Anthony Davis Will Be an NBA All-Star

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

For much of the college basketball season, Marquis Teague was looked at as the weak link for Kentucky. Even though he was the engine of the offense on a team loaded with McDonald’s All-Americans and potential NBA stars, he was thought to be too much of a chucker, too sloppy ...

Anthony Davis Says His Family Wanted the Charlotte Bobcats to get the Number One Pick in the Draft

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Even though he spent just one season in Lexington, Anthony Davis left his mark on the Kentucky Wildcats. Not only did Davis distinguish himself as the best defensive player in college basketball a season ago, but he was also named the Player of the Year as he helped Kentucky win ...

John Calipari: The Man Creating More Millionaires Than a Wall-Street Firm

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

A huge weight was lifted off John Calipari’s shoulders this past season when he finally captured his elusive National Championship. And it was probably Cal’s best coaching job. While he did have loads of talent, many of them were underclassmen and he was the man responsible for getting them to ...

John Calipari Insists He’s Staying at Kentucky to Chase Down UCLA’s Record

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Kentucky hadn't even won the national championship game Monday night and coach John Calipari was already hearing the rumors that after they did win he'd head to the NBA. When the Wildcats did pull it off, winning Calipari his first title and the program's eighth overall, those rumors only escalated. Calipari ...

Anthony Davis: “I told Darius (Miller) at the beginning of the year you’re not leaving Kentucky without a ring”

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

When John Calipari arrived in Kentucky he had one goal in mind and that was to bring the Kentucky basketball program back to prominence and compete for National Championships. Mission accomplished. After falling short a few times recently, this year belonged to the Wildcats. They were the best team in ...