(Photo by Nick Bolin)
The UT-Martin win was fun, but the Cats will face a much tougher opponent on Saturday when Ohio comes to town. Yesterday, Mark Stoops said the Bobcats, who have gone to five straight bowl games, are a “much bigger challenge,” with sound fundamentals on both sides of the ball.
Team USA just wrapped up a nice little 98-71 rout of New Zealand, and, in what is becoming a familiar refrain, Anthony Davis was the leading scorer with 21 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals.
It’s been a pretty slow news day so far, but thankfully, KSR Hall of Famer Kige Ramsey and ESPN’s Keith Olbermann are here to provide some entertainment.
Malik Newman has kept his recruitment close to his chest more so than any other 2015 prospect, and the 6’3″ combo guard continues to be coy in his latest blog entry for USA Today HS.
Over the weekend, the UK Equipment staff hinted that fans could see something new when the Cats take the field on Saturday, and judging by the little crumbs they keep tossing out on Twitter (like the graphic above), it’s looking pretty likely we’ll see the debut of the gray uniforms. Let Drew Barker model them for you:
Remember, the kids will probably love it.
If you want to see Mark Stoops get excited, ask him about the plans for the new training facility. Stoops is pumped for the 98,000-square foot training center and practice fields, and he’ll be even happier when the UK Board of Trustees approves nearly $4 million worth of donations for the facility on Friday.
Both Braylon Heard and Javess Blue tweaked their ankles vs. UT-Martin, and both sat out practice for the second straight day on Tuesday.
Freshman wide receiver Blake Bone got to meet with reporters today, and if you couldn’t tell from his play on the field, he’s not shy.
The first time a football touched Blake Bone’s hands in Commonwealth Stadium, he took a screen play 29 yards down the sideline for a touchdown.
Making plays is something Bone has prepared for, “”It was probably 1996, April 11th.