Attacking the rim is a signature component of John Calipari’s offenses at Kentucky. That philosophy was on display in the Blue-White Game. The players made 27 layups en route to more than 100 points from the paint.
Kentucky basketball held its annual Blue-White scrimmage on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Rupp Arena. John Calipari said afterward he knows he has 10 players who can play. UK shot free throws well, but was hit-and-miss on three-pointers.
Kentucky defeated Vanderbilt, 14-7, on Saturday night to become bowl eligible for the third consecutive season. Several bowl projections are putting UK in major games. The Cats play at Missouri this weekend.
No. 14 Kentucky survived a determined Vanderbilt upset bid, 14-7, in a game in which the Wildcats completed only three passes for 18 yards. Is the lack of a passing attack going to derail UK’s bid for a special season?
Kentucky Coach John Calipari used a news conference at SEC Media Day to lament a new rule that allows elite high school seniors to go directly to the G League rather than be one-and-done college players.
Kentucky football’s defense came through again in team’s 14-7 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. The Cats still need to develop a passing game. UK is now in a three-way tie for first place in the SEC East.