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UK draws national runner-up Texas Tech in Big 12/SEC Challenge on Jan. 25 in Lubbock, Texas

The final piece of the 2019-20 University of Kentucky men’s basketball non-conference schedule came into place Thursday, and it’s a good one. The Wildcats will visit the 2019 national runners-up, the Texas Tech Red Raiders, on Jan. 25 at United Supermarkets Arena as a part of the annual Big 12/SEC Challenge. The full slate of games was announced Thursday by the respective leagues. It will...

Jamie Vaught: It’s OK to be disappointed by UK’s loss to Auburn, but stop whining about John Calipari

Interestingly, a small bunch of so-called “Monday Morning” coaches in the Big Blue Nation as well as some opinionated media folks have been complaining and howling about basketball coach John Calipari and his favored Kentucky Wildcats for failing to make a coveted trip to the 2019 NCAA Final Four after Sunday afternoon’s heartbreaking overtime loss to Auburn. Sure, we are saddened with the painful...

Texas Tech pulls away in second half, posts 72-57 win over NKU in NCAA Tournament on Friday

TULSA, Okla. — Texas Tech used tough defense and projected NBA lottery pick Jarrett Culver’s superlative offensive performance to eliminate Northern Kentucky from the NCAA Tournament on Friday. Culver finished with 29 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to lead No. 3 seed Texas Tech past 14th-seeded NKU by a 72-57 score in the opening round of the West Regional at the BOK Center. The 6-foot-6...