Happy Thursday, Kentucky fans! It might be the holidays for the rest of us, but the Wildcats are continuing to practice in preparation for Saturday’s rivalry matchup with Louisville. Additionally, what one Kentucky fan wished for years ago will put a smile on your face. Let’s get to it.
Here are 3 things to know:
- Years ago, a Kentucky fan told her grandson to bury her in a Kentucky coffin when she died. She died Friday, at 90, and her grandson honored her wish.
- John Calipari is hoping Kentucky fans will act appropriately when Louisville comes to town Saturday.
- Sophomore guard Tyler Ulis still hasn’t fully recovered from his elbow injury.
Other Kentucky news from around the Internet
- Check out everything Calipari said in his press conference Wednesday, from the Louisville Courier-Journal’s Kyle Tucker.
- The Louisville Courier-Journal’s Jon Hale compiled the five best Kentucky moments in the Kentucky-Louisville rivalry. Take a stroll down memory lane.
- The Louisville Courier-Journal’s Steve Jones compiled the five best Louisville moments in the Kentucky-Louisville rivalry.
- As you probably know by now, Kentucky has fired its offensive coordinator, Shannon Dawson. Check out the Lexington Herald-Leader’s John Clay’s column.
- A source told Hale that outside linebackers coach Andy Buh declined an offer elsewhere to stay at Kentucky.
The best stories around the SEC
- This will make you feel good — Florida’s one-handed basketball player scored his first career points Tuesday.
- South Carolina is continuing to fill its assistant coach positions on Will Muschamp’s staff.
- One former Auburn commit was surprised to see Muschamp become a head coach again.
- Arkansas’ football team broke loose a little bit and had some fun with a dunk contest.
- Nick Saban doesn’t ever see himself leaving Alabama.