With Donnie Tyndall off to Tennessee, there is now a new head coaching vacancy down there in Hattiesburg at Southern Miss and one of the names being tossed around in the early stages is Kenny Payne.
Chuck Aleksinas won a national championship at the University of Kentucky in 1978 and then transferred to UConn 13 games into his sophomore season in Lexington. He later went on to the NBA where he was drafted by the Bulls and traded to Golden State for a season, before finishing his career overseas.
Almost 18 years ago (yep, 18 years) America was graced with the theatrical powerhouse that was Space Jam. Starring Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Larry Bird, Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing, Muggsy Bogues and Larry Johnson, this cartoon/live action movie is a favorite among many from my generation.
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No former Wildcat is better on Twitter (or worse, depending on how you see it) than Doron Lamb. When he’s not asking “Who up” or “Who play 2day,” Doron is tweeting pictures of his socks, breakfast and his socks again.
I never thought I’d see the day KSR sided with Rick Bozich, the guy who yelled near our camera to interrupt a TV segment at the 2012 Final Four, but today might be that day.
Did Julius ever consider a return to Kentucky for a second season? He says yes, he did.
“I’m definitely going to miss it,” Randle said of his time at UK.
He’s gone, folks. No more Julius Randle in a Kentucky uniform.
In the least shocking piece of Kentucky basketball news in the last year, Julius Randle announced this afternoon that he will forego his sophomore, junior and senior seasons at UK to enter the NBA Draft.
After raving about the university, the city of Lexington, and all of the people she and Julius met over the last year at UK, Carolyn Kyles, his mother, took credit for preparing Julius for basketball at a young age.
Calipari did not attend Julius Randle’s press conference this afternoon but he used his Twitter device to release a statement about his soon-to-be top five pick:
“I truly believe that Julius Randle will be an even better pro than a college player.