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RAMLOW: NBA Style Meets NCAA Trends

RAMLOW: NBA Style Meets NCAA Trends

The NCAA men’s college basketball field is as wide open as it has been in years. In fact, the parity of the top 64 teams — those who will make the first bracket in the NCAA tournament — is a historic anomaly. There have been six teams to hold the[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 0 comments Sports

Dissecting Huckabee’s Declarations

A few weeks ago, Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis was held in contempt for not issuing marriage licenses to a pair of homosexual couples. On the day of her release from jail, a rally was held in support of Davis, where Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee made an appearance. He[Read More…]

by September 17, 2015 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
FIEGE: Calipari’s Roster is Loaded With Talent

FIEGE: Calipari’s Roster is Loaded With Talent

Much to the chagrin of my bracket, the Kentucky Wildcats improved to 38-0 this past Saturday evening as they squeaked past the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, 68-66. After trailing for most of the second half, Coach John Calipari’s squad capitalized on a poor three-point shooting effort by Notre Dame to[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
IPPOLITO: Honoring Every Tournament

IPPOLITO: Honoring Every Tournament

If you had any access to a television during the past week and a half, you have probably heard about March Madness and Kentucky’s potential undefeated season. But what you probably did not hear about, for a variety of unfortunate reasons, was that there were two undefeated college teams entering[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

Kentucky Looks Best Early

After the melodrama — complete with tragic ending — that was Nerlens Noel’s recruitment, I’ve been trying to put next year’s basketball season (and Kentucky’s continuing dominance) out of my mind. And while my beloved home state briefly adjourns from basketball for the few weeks each year surrounding the Kentucky[Read More…]

by April 30, 2012 0 comments Sports

One-and-Done Strategy Toys With Fans’ Hearts

When I visited Central Kentucky for my annual pilgrimage to the beautiful Keeneland Race Course last weekend, the couches had long since stopped burning and the Wildcats’ blue-chip recruits were preparing to hire agents and enter the draft after hanging the school’s eighth banner in Rupp Arena. And, somehow, the bluegrass is an even[Read More…]

by April 16, 2012 0 comments Sports

East Region Breakdown

The Ohio State Buckeyes may be the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament, but they have arguably the most treacherous road to the Final Four of a top seed in any of the four regions. The East is home to national champion coaches Jim Boeheim of Syracuse and Roy[Read More…]

by March 17, 2011 0 comments Sports

Around the Nation

Kansas Ranked No. 1 nationally in both the AP and ESPN polls, the Jayhawks (22-1, 8-0 Big 12) are the premier team in college basketball this season. Built with a perfect combination of size, speed, grit and experience, Kansas has all the ingredients to win another national championship. Junior center[Read More…]

by February 8, 2010 0 comments Sports