From the Associated Press Kentucky coach John Calipari and his players returned home to throngs of adoring fans today after winning the school’s eighth NCAA championship Monday night. Blue-clad fans packed Rupp Arena and watched replays of Kentucky’s 67-59 win over Kansas. Senior Darius Miller carried the NCAA trophy as players stepped off a sleek… Continue reading Thousands Welcome Wildcats Back to Lexington
The University of Louisville/University of Kentucky rivalry will reach new heights Saturday night when the Cards and the Cats clash in the NCAA Final Four in New Orleans. Some are calling it the biggest sporting event in the commonwealth’s history. Listen to the story: This has the feel of a Kentucky Derby week, with the… Continue reading Cards/Cats Showdown Puts Commonwealth in Bright Spotlight
The Louisville Cardinals are one victory away from their first NCAA Final Four appearance since 2005. U of L upset Michigan State 57-44 last night to advance to the Elite Eight round of the men’s basketball tournament and will face Florida Saturday in Phoenix. Tipoff is 4:30pm Eastern time. The game will pit Cards coach… Continue reading NCAA: U of L Wins; UK and IU Meet Friday; Bellarmine Eliminated
Tickets go on sale tomorrow for an exhibition basketball game later this month at the KFC Yum! Center featuring the Dominican national team. Some U of L fans are rankled that the visitors to the new home of the Cards will be coached by UK’s John Calipari, and their opponents will be a team of… Continue reading Dominican Team To Face Former UK Players In KFC Yum! Center
The Wildcats and Huskies will tip off shortly before 9:00pm Saturday. Connecticut won their last meeting in November at the Maui Invitational, 84-67.
The University of Kentucky has hired John Calipari to be the school’s next men’s basketball coach. Calipari was introduced at a morning press conference today in Lexington. UK Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart says Calipari signed an eight-year contract worth $31.65 million, making him the highest-paid college basketball coach in the nation. Calipari, who just finished… Continue reading UK Introduces Calipari As Next Coach
The University of Kentucky could soon announce that John Calipari will be the next coach of its men’s basketball team. Various media reports say the University of Memphis coach has been in serious discussions with UK about the job and a deal is close. Kentucky is looking for a successor to Billy Gillispie, who was… Continue reading UK, Calipari Reportedly Close To Deal