UK Fan With "National Champions" Tattoo Taking It As You'd Expect

Sometimes, as with Seahawks Guy, an optimistic tattoo turns out to be prophetic. Other times (most times?) it turns out like it did for Kentucky fan Tyler Black, who went and got this "2014 Nati9nal Champions" tattoo before the tournament. After UConn defeated UK last night, let's check back in with Black. » 4/08/14 9:05am 4/08/14 9:05am

Kemba Walker Made Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Wear A UConn Shirt

Walker and Kidd-Gilchrist are Bobcats teammates, but tonight they were adversaries. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was one of Coach Cal's one-and-doners and Kemba Walker is a UConn guy. So they got together to watch the game and apparently made a friendly wager that Kidd-Gilchrist clearly lost. That's Walker's number… » 4/08/14 12:15am 4/08/14 12:15am

Alex Poythress Shows No Ill Effects From Leg Injured In Celebration

Following Kentucky's win over Wisconsin Saturday night, Alex Poythress looked to suffer a pretty painful leg injury. He got himself stuck at the bottom of a celebratory pile-up on the court, and twisted his leg and was in obvious pain. By the look of things tonight, all seems to be OK. » 4/07/14 9:59pm 4/07/14 9:59pm

How A Clever Kansas Play Went Viral And Took Over College Basketball

Kansas was on the ropes. Down five against Stanford with 21.5 seconds remaining, it appeared the Jayhawks would fail to make the second weekend of the NCAA tournament for the fourth time under coach Bill Self. This being March, though, a month where games aren't over until there has been a buzzer beater or an official… » 4/07/14 5:54pm 4/07/14 5:54pm

What Will Aaron Harrison Do Tonight?

Kentucky guard Aaron Harrison has hit clutch shots in the Wildcats' last three games to help deliver them to tonight's national championship bout against UConn. The last two came in the games' final seconds, and bore such a remarkable similarity that we made a composite of them in the GIF you see here. » 4/07/14 12:30pm 4/07/14 12:30pm

Two Hours Of The Lexington Police Scanner After UK Wins, Set To Music

Kentucky's thrilling wins over Louisville, Michigan, and Wisconsin have delivered the Wildcats to tomorrow's NCAA national championship. They've also prompted UK students to engage in, ah, "civil disobedience." » 4/06/14 1:21pm 4/06/14 1:21pm

Kentucky Beats Louisville, Has Most Orderly Couch Fire Ever

In the early morning Saturday, a few hours after Kentucky stormed back to beat Louisville 74-69 and advance to the Elite Eight, we received this video. It appears to be a single couch burning in the middle of the street along with several—I'd say...15, 20?—revelers chatting around the blaze. With it, came the… » 3/29/14 9:17am 3/29/14 9:17am

Mitch McConnell's UK Campaign Ad Goes From Bad To Worse To Deleted

Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell is up for reelection this fall, and yesterday he released a campaign ad to much fanfare. It featured some of the things that make Kentucky great, including what were supposed to be highlights of the state's two basketball teams celebrating championships. It didn't work out that… » 3/26/14 8:46am 3/26/14 8:46am