| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Duke, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Kentucky.
Kentucky. Last season's runners-up will showcase another group of dazzling freshmen, veterans including junior Alex Poythress and Willie Cauley-Stein as well as the sophomore...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:11 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — The numbers in Kentucky's 72-40 demolition of Kansas were astounding.
Twelve Wildcats scored. They blocked 11 shots and held Kansas to 11 of 56 shooting. That's 19.6 percent from the team that entered the game ranked No. 5....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:18 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — L.A. Clippers coach Doc Rivers brought up Nik Vucevic's situation while raving about the Magic center.
"Vucevic is an All-Star. He's a terrific player," Rivers said. "He's probably the best player in the league nobody knows. I...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:49 AM
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky's next big test was supposed to come this weekend against a national powerhouse, not during a midweek game against an Ivy League school missing its best player.
But there were John Calipari's top-ranked Wildcats, yet to...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:16 AM
The University of Kentucky basketball team is so loaded with talent that its coach, John Calipari, says he doesn't have substitutes — he has reinforcements.
Trainer Todd Pletcher's barn is racing's version of that.
Pletcher was considering...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:21 AM
When It comes to the 76ers, obviously there are many ailments. Many are borne out of the fact that the talent level isn't on par with their opposition almost every night.
But when the challenge is against yourself, those are the battles coach Brett...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Rookie power forward Julius Randle gave arguably his best performance of the preseason on Sunday, helping the Lakers rally back from a 22-point deficit against the Utah Jazz while scoring eight points with five rebounds in just over 20 minutes.
| Oct 16, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The Kentucky Wildcats are in familiar territory.
For the second consecutive season, the Wildcats sit atop the first preseason USA TODAY Coaches Poll, which was released Thursday.
Kentucky garnered 24 of the 32 first-place votes. No. 2 Arizona earned...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 12:18 PM
NEW YORK – A few notes, quotes, thoughts from American Athletic Conference media day …
The Huskies were the main event, just like one would have anticipated. The defending champs were picked No. 1 in the American Conference coaches&...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:49 PM
UConn rode Shabazz Napier all the way to the national title in men's basketball last year. He might be gone from the UConn campus, but out in the pastures by the horse barn in Storrs is UC Shabazz, born March 29 amid UConn's run. UConn Today says that...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 9:04 AM
It certainly didn’t get as much attention as Kentucky’s “draft combine,” in which scouts from all 30 teams will be on campus watching John Calipari’s current team this weekend
... But UConn, quietly, had about a dozen NBA...