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GOG 2012-13 #01: Kicking off the Season

The college basketball season has finally arrived! Kentucky meets a Dez Wells-enhanced Maryland team Friday night to start the year followed the next day by the women opening against Delaware St. ...

What lies ahead? ASoB Writers share their thoughts

The writers of A Sea of Blue share their thoughts about the Wildcat's upcoming season.


Guess the Outcome Game (GOG) 2012-2013: Preseason Predictions

Yessiree Bobsky - the GOG is back! The Cats kick off their 4th year of the John Calipari era by defending their NCAA Title. Question marks abound for this edition of the Wildcats which could...

UK's non-conference slate: strong or weak?

A look at the strength of Kentucky's non-conference schedule now that preseason rankings are available from coaches, conferences, media, and computers.

Kentucky Football: We're DOOOOOOOOOOOMED !!!11!!!!!111

What does Kentucky's recent history have to say about how they might perform in the SEC this year?

Kentucky Basketball: Individual Win-Loss Records

Wins. When you get down to brass tacks it is the one stat - the only stat - that ultimately matters in basketball (well, all sports really, but we're sticking with basketball). Everything that...

Kentucky Basketball: 2012 Defense Charting Wrap-up

The 2011-12 basketball season was pretty exciting, no? A National Title, undefeated run through the SEC (regular season anyway), a mansion-full of POY awards for Anthony Davis, and topped off with...

Looking Back at Defense in the National Title Game

Yes, yes I know - the Wildcats winning a national title was soooo 3 months ago. Since then we've had recruit signings to talk about, the second greatest day in UK history (or wherever Draft Night...

Catching up on the 2012 Bat Cat draft class

Unlike other professional sports, players taken in the MLB draft usually get the chance to start their pro career right away in the minors - usually in Short Season Rookie ball. Several of the 9...

Terrence Jones continues to prove he is an awesome dude

I like to imagine that if I was about to make $3M+ I would do things like this.

Draft update: 8 Bat Cats have signed with teams

I thought everyone might like a quick update on where the UK Baseball teams stands in terms of the school record 9 players drafted earlier this month in the MLB Rule 4 draft. As of today, 8...

School Record 9 Wildcats taken in MLB Draft

The MLB Rule 4 draft came to an end yesterday and 9 Kentucky Wildcats were taken in the 40 round event. That mark eclipses the previous school record of 7 players taken in the 2008 draft. Unlike...

NCAA Tournament: Kent State only needs 9 innings to beat UK a second time

The Kentucky Wildcats were eliminated by the Kent St Golden Flashes tonight by a score of 3-2 in Game 6 of the Gary, IN Regional. The Wildcats end their season at 45-18, a school record for wins...

NCAAT: Kentucky beats Purdue, will face Kent St again. Coffee sales rise in anticipation.

The Kentucky Wildcats knocked off the Purdue Boilermakers today by a score of 6-3 behind an absolutely sensational effort by Corey Littrell. The sophomore pitched into the 8th inning giving up 3...

NCAAT: Kentucky vs Purdue Preview and Game Thread

It's the match-up everyone wants to see: #1 Purdue vs #2 Kentucky! Okay, so the game is in the losers' bracket, but still. With a win over 4 seed Valparaiso yesterday the Wildcats shook off their...

NCAA Tournament: Cats find bats, eliminate Valparaiso 8 to 1

Facing elimination and coming off a heart wrenching loss in 21 innings, the Kentucky Wildcats bounced back in a big way today to beat Valparaiso and eliminate them from the NCAA Tournament. ...

NCAA Tournament: Kentucky vs Valparaiso Preview and Game Thread

Kentucky battles the Valparaiso Crusaders in their 2nd (Har!) game of the NCAA tournament this afternoon at 4:00 PM. Valparaiso lost to host Purdue last night this morning but enters the contest...

NCAA Tournament: Cats play 2, lose 1

Wow. I'm not sure what to say about about a 21 inning game that you can't already get from the fact that it was -- you know -- a 21 inning game. Congratulations to Kent State for outlasting...

NCAA Tournament: Kentucky vs Kent State Preview and Game Thread

The Kentucky Wildcats face the Kent State Golden Flashes at 4:00 PM today in the first game of the Gary, IN regional. Kent St. enters the contest on a 17 game winning streak, winners of the MAC...

Kentucky Baseball: Gary, IN Regional preview

Tomorrow the University of Kentucky Batcats kick off the Road to Omaha in Gary, Indiana. Here is a look at the competition they'll need to overcome to move on to the Super Regionals next weekend. ...


GOG 2011-12: Final Results

Here are the final standings for the 2010-2011 GOG season. A hearty "Thank you" to all who participated.

Cards and Cats best of friends

While you're waiting for the game today, give this piece by Matt Norlander at CBS a read. Personally I think it is rather cool that there are so many close friendships between players on these two teams.

Kentucky Basketball: How Fearsome is the Louisville Defense?

Kentucky Basketball: How Fearsome is the Louisville Defense? JLeverenz looks at the Louisville defense, and how much of a threat it is to Kentucky.

Anthony Davis wins AP Player of the Year

Congratulations to Anthony and well deserved. Davis is only the 2nd freshman (Kevin Durant) to win the award.


GOG 2011-12 #21: The Final Four

Kentucky is back in the Final Four! Unlike last year, this team was expected to be here by pretty much everyone before the season even began. The Final Four this year features two games that are...

Kentucky Basketball: Busting the Myth of Bad Shooting

Kentucky Basketball: Busting the Myth of Bad Shooting. Jleverenz explains the why shooting a bad three point percentage isn't always a problem.

Kentucky Basketball: Possession Usage Against Indiana

Kentucky Basketball: Possession Usage Against Indiana. JLeverenz looks at which players were used the most in the game against the Indiana Hoosiers.

Kentucky Basketball: Shot Type Distribution or Why Jump Shots Make Me Nervous

Kentucky Basketball: Shot Type Distribution or Why Jump Shots Make Me Nervous. A Sea of Blue's JLeverenz worries about where UK shots are comin

NCAA Basketball: Offense versus Defense in the 2012 NCAA Tournament

NCAA Basketball: Offense versus Defense in the 2012 NCAA Tournament. A Sea of Blue looks at how defensive-minded teams have fared in the NCAA tournament compared to offensive-minded ones.

Kentucky Wildcats Basketball DSS: NCAA Tournament Games 1 and 2

JLeverenz of A Sea of Blue takes a long look at Kentucky's defensive performance against their first two NCAA Tournament opponents. The upshot is that the defense was outstanding.

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