Last week’s defense had many young and some inexperienced starters. Joker Phillips says to look for even more of them to get experience today against Kent State.
The offense performed well against Louisville, but it was overlooked due to the defense– or lack thereof. Kyle Tucker says Kentucky’s linebackers need to take charge Saturday night.
John Calipari and the UK basketball staff have a busy weekend with recruiting. Huntington Prep’s Dominic Woodson and Montaque Gill-Caesar are expected to visit along with 2013 signee Derek Willis. Calipari and his staff are also expected to take an in-home visit to 2013 star Julius Randle, as well as visit 2014 prospect Andrew Wiggins.
Lance Thomas, a starter on Duke’s 2010 championship team, is the center of an investigation in which he bought roughly $97,000 worth of jewelery with credit, but failed to pay it back. He is now being sued as a result. But what seems to catch the eye is how Thomas was able to get his hands on the $30,000 down payment. Will the NCAA investigate or push this aside?
And finally, the Cat are able to hold some bragging rights against Louisville after all. The women’s soccer team was able to pull off the upset against the 12th-ranked Cardinals on Friday night in a 2-0 victory.