Tag Archives: 2015-2016

Kentucky Leads Nation is Attendance in 2015-2016 – Full Top 10 Here

Rupp

The Wildcats drew 23,361 fans per game to Rupp Arena in the 2015-2016 season.

This puts Kentucky at #1 all time with 27 seasons with the most fans to attend a game.

18 of last 21 seasons, Cats came in 1st  in attendance. The SEC came in 2nd nationally in basketball attendance.

Kentucky had 30,000 more fans on the season than second place Syracuse with two fewer home games.

3. Louisville

4. North Carolina

5. Maryland

6. Wisconsin

7. Indiana

8. N.C. State

9. Kansas

10. Creighton

Comments Off on Kentucky Leads Nation is Attendance in 2015-2016 – Full Top 10 Here

Filed under 2015-2016 Players, Kentucky Crazies, Kentucky Entertainment

Pre-Tournament Kentucky Wildcat Hype Video – 2015-2016

2015-2016 Pre-Tourney Hype Video

Comments Off on Pre-Tournament Kentucky Wildcat Hype Video – 2015-2016

Filed under 2015-2016 Players, Kentucky Crazies, Kentucky Entertainment

Kentucky Basketball 2015-2016 “The Journey Begins” – Pump Up VIDEO

JourneyKentuckyCrazies

We produced a DVD when Calipari arrived at UK called, “The Journey Continues” that highlighted the 7 National Championships we had at that time. You can pick that up in our team shop here. Use coupon code KYCRAZIES20 to get a 20% discount on the order.

KentuckyCat9 produced this video for the upcoming season and our journey to Houston to the Final 4. It’s called “The Journey Begins”… Well, here we go, the journey continues…

Comments Off on Kentucky Basketball 2015-2016 “The Journey Begins” – Pump Up VIDEO

Filed under 2015-2016 Players, Kentucky Crazies, Kentucky Entertainment

9 Takeaways From Big Blue Madness – 2015-2016

CalipariEra

When we started this blog one of our early blogs that got good numbers in terms of hits was a review of the 2013-2014 Big Blue Madness. I feel like some things were spot on, some weren’t. So, here’s a review of the 2015-2016 edition of the Big Blue Madness.

  1. #LaFamilia – John Calipari is all about family. Every aspect of his life including business, basketball, and play all come back to remembering others and including family. If you are a player, an ex-player, you are family. From bringing his wife, Ellen, on to the court to giving hugs to Willie Cauley-Stein, Demarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis, to bringing Louie Dampier on the court. It’s all in the family. #LaFamilia.
  2. Tyler Ulis and Jamal Murray are going to be scoring and creating machines. Briscoe will be a beast by late January. His skill sets are raw and will be one of Calipari’s projects to transform. It will be fun to watch.
  3. Isaac Humphries is Josh Harrellson “Jorts” 2.0. Bigger. And further along in his offense at this stage. And he’s only 17. I like his want to, his effort and his court awareness. Remember how people tell you Cal can’t coach or develop players? Watch Isaac develop. Cal will create another lottery pick.
  4. Skal Labissiere has #1 pick skills. He’s going to have to get more physical. But, it’s all there. His offense is ahead of Anthony Davis at this stage of their games and his court awareness is close. Skal is going to get big buckets late in games when we need them. He will be at the line a lot once Cal teaches him how to attack more.
  5. Charles Matthews will play more than people think. Cal loves guys with his athletic ability. He will be a defensive stopper and looks to have a smooth stroke and can jump out of Rupp. He’s another guy to watch and have fun seeing him develop.
  6. Mychal Mulder seems to be a step slow on defense, but, has great court awareness in the open court and looks to have a nice form on his shot. Maybe a little nervous tonight, I would be too.
  7. Alex Poythress still looks unsure and not confident going 100%. That’s OK. It’s 10/16/15. Great seeing him back on the court. For us to be special, Alex has to rise like only he can.
  8. Marcus Lee is Willie-like in his skill set. I’m hoping he can bring a sustained effort in the areas where we miss Willie, Karl Anthony-Towns, Trey Lyles and Dakari Johnson. A lot to ask of Marcus, but, having his shot blocking and rebounding will be crucial moving forward.
  9. Folks that taunt us and say last year was a failure. Did they raise a Final Four Banner tonight? Also, the floor video montage was simply amazing. If the recruits in the house tonight weren’t impressed, well, good luck. I’m thinking they were, so, welcome to #BBN! Oh, and Coach Matthew Mitchell is the coolest coach ever. Another great performance here

Go Big Blue!!! You people are crazy!!!

Comments Off on 9 Takeaways From Big Blue Madness – 2015-2016

Filed under 2015-2016 Players, Big Blue Madness, Kentucky Entertainment

Isaiah Briscoe #1 PG in 2015 Official EliteMixtape! Kentucky Commit

IB2

Isaiah Briscoe aka “Must See TV” is the #1 point guard in the Class of 2015 (13th overall) according to ESPN. He played high school basketball with Roselle Catholic (NJ) and will play at Kentucky next season.

Comments Off on Isaiah Briscoe #1 PG in 2015 Official EliteMixtape! Kentucky Commit

Filed under 2015-2016 Players, Recruits

See Why Gary Parrish Has Cats As (Way Too Early) #1 2015-2016

Gary Parrish at CBSsports.com has UK as the (way too early) pre-season #1.

Skal likes the sound of that.

com_141113_RN_ESPNU_03_Kentucky_Skal_Labissiere

Here’s what he has to say about the Cats.

wte2016

Check out the rest of Gary’s top 25(plus 1) at CBSsports.com

Comments Off on See Why Gary Parrish Has Cats As (Way Too Early) #1 2015-2016

Filed under 2015-2016 Players, Recruits