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John Calipari and Drake bring excitement to Big Blue Madness

John Calipari and Drake bring excitement to Big Blue Madness

The lights dimmed on a packed house inside Rupp Arena Friday night as UK mascots Scratch and The Wildcat repelled from the rafters, stopping midway to take selfies with the UK faithful.

Big Blue Madness Failed To Outdo Itself

By Annie Dunbar sports@kykernel.com Year in and year out, UK’s annual Big Blue Madness raises the bar; however, for the first time in recent years, the 2014 first public practice failed to outdo itself.  The 2013 basketball season started off with a bang with Big Blue Madness incorporating a giant rotating television screen, players being […]

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Rupp doesn’t need upgrade for Big Blue Madness

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Rupp doesn’t need upgrade for Big Blue Madness

The event, which started in 1982, was growing in interest when held in Memorial Coliseum

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For 30 games last season, Andrew Harrison was more Ryan Harrow than Brandon Knight.

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Platoon system has roots in basketball

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Calipari has hinted of using the two-platoon system on a consistent basis, even though he said “it’s never been done where the players have benefited.”

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Highly touted freshmen join the Cats

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Highly touted freshmen join the Cats

Power forwards Karl Towns Jr. and Trey Lyles, point guard Tyler Ulis and shooting guard Devin Booker make up the four-man class that ranked second in the nation, according to ESPN.

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Dakari Johnson gains conditioning, nutrition

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Dakari Johnson gains conditioning, nutrition

This new nutritious mindset allowed the 7-footer to run the floor for outlet passes at the Big Blue Bahamas Tour with an ease that was absent a season ago. And although it’s a small sample size, his statistics in the Bahamas reflect the work he’s put in.

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For Trey Lyles, Friday will be a first look

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For Trey Lyles, Friday will be a first look

Lyles’ offensive skills are adept. One aspect of his game that could give UK a weapon that it didn’t have a season ago is his mid-range shooting – from around 17 feet and in.

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Cauley-Stein working to improve his play

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Cauley-Stein working to improve his play

The Olathe, Kan., native had a monster first round game against Kansas State, posting four blocks and four steals to go along with eight boards.

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Big Blue Madness serves as important recruiting tool

UK is one of those programs that attracts the top talent in the country. However, the reason why UK stands out among others is not because its coach shoots himself out of a cannon — like Michigan State’s Tom Izzo last season — or dresses up like the No. 1 pick from last season — like Kansas’ Bill Self this season.

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