Kentucky Basketball is the third best college basketball program in last 50 years. Based on a point system created by ESPN, Kentucky Basketball ranks third best basketball program for the past 50 years behind only UNC and UCLA. UCLA I can understand being behind UCLA, but UNC? That’s ridiculous! Also, you know this is all jacked up when you find Louisville at number 6.
Mitch Barnhart had some nice things to say about John Calipari when he stuck up for him. Barnhart said that Calipari manages the game in a unique way. Mitch Barnhart also had this to say, “He has been a great CEO for men’s basketball, there is no question about that.” Notice he used CEO to describe John Calipari, which when you think about it, would be correct.
Matt Smith and Collins Ukwu have been named permanent team captains, by the team. The team has voted and picked them as the permanent captains for the year. To have your teammates vote you for something like this, it has to give them a huge boost of confidence.
Josh Harrelson will be battling Chris “Birdman” Andersen for last roster spot on the Miami Heat. After being recently released by Houston, Josh Harrelson finds himself in a battle for a roster spot against Chris Andersen. Josh Harrelson might actually have a couple things going for him that Andersen does not. First, Harrelson is young. And Secondly, Josh Harrelson is not crazy. Either way, I will be happy for him because, I know he’ll beat out Chris Andersen.
Coming out of football practice yesterday, Anthony Kendrick has been deemed academically ineligible. Kendrick was listed lower on the depth chart, so this does not have the impact os say a Marcus Caffey though. Some positives from practice yesterday were the battles going on at linebacker. Also, former Northern Kentucky standout for Simon Kenton High School, Miles Simpson, has taken over the strong side linebacker position.