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Been Under A Rock? Here's Your Final Four Preview | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.03.2014 | Sports

Finally, the Final Four is here. With three marquee games remaining, the field remains as open as ever. In a tournament rife with upsets and excellenc...

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March Madness Sweet 16 Preview: Tom Izzo's Final Four Mission And The All-Kentucky Tilt | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.28.2014 | Sports

The Sweet 16 is some of the best basketball we will see throughout the entire NCAA Tournament. With a trip to the regional finals on the line, we take...

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March Madness Early Takeaways: The Likely Stars Of The Sweet 16 | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.25.2014 | Sports

The first weekend of March Madness provided three 12-5 upsets, a 1-seed losing its first game of the season and the fall of powerhouses Duke and Kansa...

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March Madness Friday Preview: The Rise Of Jabari Parker, Doug McDermott And Kentucky's Issues | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.20.2014 | Sports

Thursday's first full day of action in the NCAA Tournament was everything as advertised. Dayton stunned in-state foe Ohio State in a terrific opening ...

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The Andrew Wiggins Show Begins | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.08.2013 | Sports

Kansas' rising freshman Andrew Wiggins is among college basketball's all-time most hyped players. But the 18-year-old Canadian is hardly the only fres...

Defending Champs Boost Tournament Hopes

AP | GARY GRAVES | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky faces a difficult road toward an NCAA tournament bid, but the Wildcats rallied past No. 11 Florida 61-57 Saturday to help t...

Kentucky Falls Again

AP | GARY GRAVES | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Baylor's comfort with the zone defense on Saturday created uneasiness for No. 8 Kentucky. It left the Wildcats with a 64-55 loss to...

John Calipari Calls Out Duke

Posted 11.14.2012 | Sports

Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari is quite the talker. Let's just say, his on-court halftime interviews go slightly differently than those condu...

Duke Tops Defending Champs

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 01.13.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA — Seth Curry scored 23 points and No. 9 Duke held off a furious comeback by No. 3 Kentucky, beating the defending national champions 75-...

No. 3 Kentucky Survives Maryland

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 01.09.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Junior guard Jarrod Polson scored 10 points – three more than he had in his career at Kentucky – and made the clinching f...

Boy Behind 'Thumbs-Up For Lane Campaign' Dies

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 10.19.2012 | Technology

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Lane Goodwin, a small-town boy who won a huge Facebook following for his thumbs-up attitude about his cancer, has lost his battle w...

Kentucky Lands Major Recruits

AP | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — Highly touted twin guards Aaron and Andrew Harrison of Texas say they're headed to Kentucky. The Fort Bend Tra...

Kentucky's Identity Paradox

Christopher Michaelson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.25.2012 | Sports
Christopher Michaelson, Ph.D.

Wildcat fans seem more interested in celebrating wins by people who temporarily wear polyester tank tops brandished in "Kentucky" than by, say, degree-seeking philosophy students at Kentucky.

Wizards Need to Do Whatever It Takes to Get Calipari

Thomas Alter | Posted 06.16.2012 | Sports
Thomas Alter

There are few basketball coaches at any level who handle their players as well as John Calipari. While the Wizards are currently short on the talent part, that skill of being able to handle the massive egos of modern athletes is nothing to sneeze at.

COLUMN: No More 'Student-Athletes' After Kentucky Title?

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 04.03.2012 | Sports

-- It's time to bury the term "student-athlete." It died at 11:42 p.m. Monday, just about the time the confetti falling from the roof of the Superdom...

Calipari Has Championship Credentials

AP | COLIN FLY | Posted 04.03.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Kentucky coach John Calipari hits the road Friday. This time, he's carrying national championship credentials. For all his success rec...

Kentucky Beats Kansas With Talent Across the Board

Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.02.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

With all due respect to this vastly overachieving Kansas team, the Wildcats proved Monday night that sometimes the world is unfair, and that talent sometimes trumps heart.

Kentucky Wins National Championship

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 06.02.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — No matter where Anthony Davis and his buddies go to make their millions, their ol' Kentucky home will long remember this champions...

LIVE: NCAA Title Game

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.02.2012 | Sports

Kentucky and Kansas meet for the 2012 NCAA men's basketball championship in a classic matchup of traditional powers. No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats (37-...

Won And Done?

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 04.02.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Blue-chip players flock to John Calipari, eager to sharpen their skills – to say nothing of their resumes – in what's becom...

Kentucky vs. Kansas: Previewing Three Crucial Matchups

Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.02.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

If John Calipari's Kentucky Wildcats are the ultimate Goliath, than Bill Self's Kansas Jayhawks are the greatest David of all time. Despite the 6.5-point spread that Vegas laid on Monday night's national championship game, the affair is a battle between two of college basketball's elite, blue-blood programs. Here are the three crucial matchups heading into the final.

Power-Program NCAA Title Game

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 06.02.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Kentucky has the best players. Kansas has the most heart. From the first practice in October to the final cutting of the nets in Apr...

Give The 'Devil' His Due

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 06.02.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — It feels like we've been here before. Nothing quite as apocalyptic as UNLV-Duke some two decades earlier, mind you, but plenty of...

Familiar Foes

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 04.01.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Well, this matchup is going to look familiar. John Calipari and his Kentucky juggernaut will face Kansas for the national championship...

Kentucky Wins Bluegrass Showdown

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.31.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Bragging rights in the Bluegrass State are mighty nice. Kentucky has its sights set higher....