Tag: John Calipari

#OTRHoopsReport: What We Learned @KentuckyMBB - Oct. 22, 2013

LEXINGTON – The 19 NBA scouts on hand sitting in the Kentucky practice facility on Saturday confirmed what we already knew. This edition of John Calipari’s team could bring home the school’s ninth NCAA National Championship trophy. Here are five things that stuck out to us during “Big Blue Weekend.” By: @BrandonClayPSB 1) This roster has considerably more depth than the 2011-12 one did. That is not to say that the roster in more top heavy than the Wildcats were in 2011-12. With Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist going with the first......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Marshall County Hoop Fest - Dec. 13, 2013

Big Blue Nation came out to Hoop Fest to see future Wildcats and also to get a glimpse of Kentucky coach John Calipari in between games. *Photo by Jonathan Hemingway Benton, Ky. – The Hoop Fest hosted by Marshall County High School provided the venue for a terrific showdown of elite talent this past weekend. A line up of nationally ranked teams squared off against one another after seeing the first two days of Hoop Fest cancelled due to ice and snow. With the tradition that Marshall County has set in place......

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#OTRHoopsReport: Marshall County Hoop Fest Recap - Dec. 9, 2013

Thomas Bryant of Rochester, N.Y., showed a world of talent and promise at the prestigious Marshall County HoopFest. *Courtesy of USA Basketball Benton, Ky. – The basketball crazed state of Kentucky provides the perfect setting for a premier showcase of high school basketball in the month of December. Although snow and ice shut down the first two days of the tournament, several of the nation’s top programs were still able to play on Saturday to showcase their skills. Although the iced roads kept many of the hometown fans home, the event was......

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