Kentucky football found a way to win Saturday night, beating Vanderbilt 14-7. Benny Snell rushed for 169 yards. The UK defense is now second nationally in scoring defense. The Cats travel to Missouri on Saturday.
Kentucky football quarterback Terry Wilson struggled at times in his team’s 20-14 overtime loss at Texas A&M. After an off week to regroup, Wilson sees improvement as UK plays host to Vanderbilt on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at Kroger Field.
The college basketball corruption trail could go to the jury this week in New York. While there have been no bombshells, there has been plenty of unflattering testimony about how college basketball recruiting operates.
The Cincinnati Bengals lost 28-21 to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at Paul Brown Stadium. Antonio Brown scored the winning touchdown with 10 seconds left. The Steelers have beaten the Bengals seven straight games.
Kentucky football is 5-1 overall and 3-1 in the SEC heading into the second half of its regular season. Previous Mark Stoops teams have struggled in October and November. The 2018 team has the depth and maturity to finish strong.
Kentucky football is 5-1 in large part because of its defense. UK is allowing just 13.8 points per game, the fewest since 1979. Head coach Mark Stoops says desire and maturity have been its trademarks in the first half of the season.
The college basketball corruption trial has resumed in New York. Brian Bowen Sr. testified he received money from a Louisville basketball assistant coach. The Cincinnati Bengals are making believers. NFL ratings up. Random notes.
Kentucky football lost to Texas A&M 20-14 in overtime on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. The UK offense managed just 178 total yards. Coordinator Eddie Gran was criticized for not giving the ball more to star running back Benny Snell.
Texas A&M plays host to No. 13 Kentucky on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in an SEC football game. Texas A&M Coach Jimbo Fisher employed Kentucky Coach Mark Stoops when Fisher was head coach at Florida State. They’ve never met as head coaches.
The trial concerning corruption in college basketball began Monday in New York. During opening arguments on Tuesday, new allegations were made against NCAA schools. Expect more to follow in the next three weeks.
Kentucky football improved to 5-0 with a 24-10 win over South Carolina on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. The Wildcats are 3-0 in the SEC for the first time since 1977. And loud, happy Big Blue Nation fans are now packing Kroger Field.
Kentucky football is ranked for the first time since 2007 and 2-0 in the SEC for the first time since 1977. How will Mark Stoops’ Wildcats handle the prosperity that has come with a 4-0 start? UK plays host to South Carolina on Sept. 29, 2018.
Two former defensive coordinators meet again when Will Muschamp and South Carolina play Mark Stoops and Kentucky on Saturday at Kroger Field. Those are just two of the eight SEC head coaches who were defensive assistants.
Kentucky football defeated No. 14 Mississippi State 28-7 on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. On Sunday, Kentucky was in the AP college football Top 25, at No. 17, for the first time since 2007. The Cats are 2-0 in the SEC for the first time since 1977.
New Mississippi State football coach Joe Moorhead is off to a 3-0 start and a No. 14 national ranking. The Bulldogs play at Kentucky on Saturday night. Louisville basketball recruiting a pleasant surprise with Class of 2019.
Kentucky football plays host to No. 14 Mississippi State on Saturday night, Sept. 22, 2018, at Kroger Field. UK has drawn disappointing home crowds its first two games. Lower attendance has been a trend throughout college football.
Kentucky football is off to a 3-0 start after a 48-10 win over Murray State on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Terry Wilson has made the adjustment at quarterback. Josh Allen is leading the defense. Three tough SEC games are up next.
Kentucky football defeated Murray State 48-10 on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. UK head coach Mark Stoops said he was happy with his team after the emotional win at Florida the week before. The Cats also have more depth than in the past.
The Cincinnati Bengals play host to the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night, Sept. 13, 2018. Cincinnati defeated Indianapolis 34-23 last week. Baltimore defeated Buffalo 47-3. The Bengals kept the Ravens out of the playoffs last year.
Kentucky football was praised for its physical play in Saturday’s 27-16 win over Florida on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. Head coach Mark Stoops has preached physicality since his arrival in 2013. That appears to be paying off.