UK ready to be road tested

UK's Marquis Teague drives against UofL's Payton Siva at Rupp Arena on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. Photo by Scott Hannigan | Staff

Everybody’s Super Bowl. That’s head coach John Calipari’s common refrain on what it’s like for UK on the road in the SEC. More intensity, more physicality, more talent, more passion. That won’t be any different this year. If anything, the Super Bowl-ness will increase. UK is currently No. 2 in the national rankings and the […]

Inside the Play: Breaking the Press

Kentucky's Marquis Teague (25) drives to the basket and lays up the ball during the second half of the University of Kentucky Mens Basketball game against South Carolina at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., on 1/7/12. UK won the game 79-64. Photo by Mike Weaver | Staff

South Carolina didn’t want to press UK. That would mean getting into a running match, and not many people can win a running match with the Cats. But then South Carolina found itself down by 20 points and had no choice but to press. UK, however, wasn’t bothered and broke it fairly easily. Let’s look […]