Big Blue Nation Linkapalooza: Big East Expansion Edition

Is it the Big East, or Big West? With the alleged candidates for expansion, it's really hard to tell. How a conference this geographically challenged holds together is anybody's guess, but at this point, I think they have little choice.


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UCLA Bruins suspend Reeves Nelson again - ESPN Los Angeles

NCAA Basketball Power Rankings: Kentucky Holds On To Top Spot Over Surging Ohio State - SBNation.com

Kentucky Sports Radio - Dickie V names the Cats his "Team of the Week"

Thanks, Dickie V!

Pat Summitt to receive 2012 NCAA Gerald Ford Award - Sports- NBC Sports

NCAA President Mark Emmert says the award honors Summitt for "the positive example she continues to set."

Larry Fedora expected to take UNC job -- CollegeFootballTalk

Wildcat Tip-Off 2011-2012 makes a great Christmas gift!

Someone on your gift list got a Kindle? Give 'em the gift of the Wildcats!

Syracuse Coach Investigation Faces Challenges - NYTimes.com

Prosecutors investigating allegations of child molestation against former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine face obstacles that include finding corroborating proof, statutes of limitations on old accusations, and the credibility of the men who accuse him of sex abuse, according to defense attorneys.

Wildcats spreading the wealth in early season - Kentucky Wildcats

You see, Ken Pomeroy released his individual player stats this weekend and it should come as no surprise that I've spent an inordinate amount of time breaking them down. My main conclusion: UK is an even more equal opportunity team than I thought.

Indeed.

Why the Hoosiers Will Lose to Kentucky - The Crimson Quarry

You see, Ken Pomeroy released his individual player stats this weekend and it should come as no surprise that I've spent an inordinate amount of time breaking them down. My main conclusion: UK is an even more equal opportunity team than I thought.

Make no mistake, the Hoosiers are itching for an upset.

Tracking the first five AP college basketball polls - John Clay's Sidelines

Five weeks into the college basketball season – has it been that long? – let’s take an early look at how the AP poll has progressed. Kentucky is No. 1 for the second week in a row, of course, moving up from No. 2 to after North Carolina’s loss to the Heels, then hanging on to the top spot after Anthony Davis’ blocked the Heels last-chance at victory on Saturday.

Ramon Harris Earns Another Shot in the NBA D-League

Good for Ramone. Go get it, young man!

Basketball Wakeup Call: Vitale gets court honors - CBSSports.com

Congrats to Dickie V!

Calipari says dropping a traditional Kentucky rival best for players | University of Kentucky Sports News | Lexington Herald-Leader

During his weekly radio show Monday night, Kentucky Coach John Calipari defended the idea of ending one of the program's traditional series. Such a move would be consistent with his philosophy of doing what's best for players, he said.

Balderdash, coach. You don't get to use that reason to excuse everything. Won't wash with me.

There's Such a Thing as Overreacting to the Kentucky Loss - Carolina March

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