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Senior Darius Miller doesn’t feel like he’s among freshman

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Darius Miller’s importance could not be overstated. The Daily’s Dan Wolken calls Miller the “last impactful senior John Calipari will ever coach,” and he might be right. Miller had 13 points on 4-for-7 shooting in Kentucky’s win over Louisville on Saturday night in New Orleans and, though stellar freshman like Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist [more]

Kentucky tries to shake ‘The Curse of the Big East Champ’

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For the third consecutive season, the winner of the Big East tournament has made it all the way to the Final Four. In 2010, West Virginia lost to Duke in the national semifinals. In 2011, UConn finished off their incredible March run by winning the national title. And this season, it’s Louisville, who went from [more]

Is criticizing John Calipari’s ability to coach unfair?

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John Calipari is an easy coach to dislike. If the fact that he has slid by unscathed as the programs that he ran prior to Kentucky had Final Fours vacated isn’t enough, the fact that he is the face of Big Blue Nation and completely unapologetic for recruiting players with the main goal being to [more]

Marquis Teague’s play putting a smile on John Calipari’s face

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If Marquis Teague is the weak link* in Kentucky’s national title aspirations, BBN must be feeling pretty good about cutting down the nets. Watching the freshman point guard log 37 minutes during Saturday’s win at Vanderbilt and dish eight assists and commit just one turnover indicates the kid can thrive in tough spots. Yes, he [more]

Part I: One year later, a look back at ’11 Jordan Brand rosters

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With the 2012 Jordan Brand Classic rosters being announced today, let’s take a look back at the rosters of the 2011 game. Just a year out, we’ll consider it a “Where Are They Now?” Take a look at Part 1, the East rosters from 2011: Khem Birch | Forward | Pittsburgh/UNLV After averaging just over [more]

Jackson longs to be ‘a Penny Hardaway type’ for Memphis

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Joe Jackson’s not bailing on his hometown team. Even if it would be easier on him. But he’s sticking with Memphis and is determined to make it work. The 6-foot point guard put any rumors of transferring to rest when he told the Memphis Commercial-Appeal that he hadn’t considered transferring, he “just had some personal [more]