Over the weekend, Kentucky picked up another player, graduated senior transfer Julius Mays, formerly of N.C. State and Wright St. Calipari is still working on Amile Jefferson, the McDonalds All-American who will be deciding on Tuesday where he will attend college. Former Kentucky recruit Anthony Bennett announced for UNLV over the weekend.
Quickies after the jump.
Oh noes! The judge who tossed the lawsuit is a Syracuse grad. Scandal!
Conference expansion is costing college sports some major rivalries. Glad to see NC State kept theirs alive, but it isn't always going to work out.
Via Anthony Wireman.
"They could make a huge difference. They could play 11-12 games because they are physical and can handle the pounding in this league," Phillips said. "Since I have been here, it has always been tailback by committee. We have had to play three or four guys and a lot of that had to do with their size and strength. We’ve had to play with smaller backs, but you like thicker backs that can move the pile," Phillips said.
Okay. I'd like to see that.
May he rest in peace.
After great seasons for women's basketball, men's basketball and men's tennis, now the softball team is an NCAA at-large selection and will be playing in the regional hosted by Louisville.
Has this been a great year for UK sports, or what?
What I want to know is, when is the college game going to follow suit? The NBA is now fining players for flopping. It should be a technical foul in college, and that right soon.
Good luck to Mike Hartline. He isn't giving up, and that says a lot about him.
If Kentucky lands Amile Jefferson on top of Mays, look for this to change.
This is a significant pickup for John Calipari, whose Wildcats will be young and appear to be thin after losing six of their top seven players from the national championship team.
Mays is not a stud, really. He is a good player who will give us some shooting and ballhandling, but not much else.