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November 2011 Blog Posts (10)

Wildcats Now Carry # 1 Rating Into December ( UK To Tennessee , " If We Can't Go Bowling You Can't Either " )

By - Ira D. Combs
UK Syndicated Columnist
Director - TSS Inc.
Usually what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas unless your Coach Roy Williams and the # 1 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels and your team has been looking forward to a date for…

Added by Ira's Blog on November 28, 2011 at 10:56am — 1 Comment

TKB: The Can The Cats Break the Streak Edition

Hello everyone and welcome to another Krystal Ball, a day late but here to make all sorts of predictions. First I hope everyone had a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving, I know our family did.

Anyway onto business, last week I went 8-0 making the season record 77-12 and 2-0 in basketball. Lots of rivalry games so let's get to it.


Tennessee at Kentucky- (12:20 SEC Network/WKYT)- 26 that is the number that matters here. It is unreal to me in this era of…


Added by The Krystal Ball on November 25, 2011 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Football Cats Look To End Streak, Basketball Returns Home

By - Ira D. Combs

Director / Syndicated Columnist

Tri State Sports Media Service Inc.


First of all let's point out a hard fact to those who say UK football constantly takes a back seat to UK basketball .


I looked long and hard around Noon last saturday thru many TV channels and never saw one jump shot from the # 2 ranked Wildcats on the tube but I…


Added by Ira's Blog on November 21, 2011 at 9:46pm — 4 Comments

TKB: The Basketball vs. Football At the Same Time Edition

Hello everyone and welcome back to another TKB. Last week was another pretty good one going 6-1 for the week. That makes the season record 69-12.

A lot of non-conference games this week and I am going to throw in some basketball too.


Penn State vs. Kentucky- (NOON Tape Delay 7:00 on WKYT)- Well I can't tell you the last time a UK game wasn't televised live somewhere and I have a feeling ESPN is going to get a lot of subscribers just for this…


Added by The Krystal Ball on November 18, 2011 at 10:18am — 1 Comment

Cal's Cats Head To The Big Apple For First True Test ( Realistically Football Cats Have Nothing To Play For Now But Pride and Breaking The Vol Streak )

By - Ira D. Combs

Director / Syndicated Columnist

Tri State Sports Media Services Inc.


The pigeons and ducks on this years UK men's basketball schedule have this week off but don't fear they will return for the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays .


Kentucky basketball will have it's first true test of a big game in a big time environment tuesday night when it takes on Kansas in the State Farm Champions Classic in New York City on the hallowed basketball court… Continue

Added by Ira's Blog on November 14, 2011 at 6:18pm — 1 Comment

TKB: The Trying to Get Bowl Eligible Edition

Hello everyone and welcome to the regular edition of TKB. Last week was another good one, going 6-1, missing only the Game of the Century. The season record now stands at 63-11.

Another big weekend in the SEC, so let's get right to it.


Kentucky at Vanderbilt- (12:20 SEC Network/WKYT)- As the title suggests this is a battle of 4-5 teams trying to get to six wins. The Wildcats showed some signs of life last week under Max Smith, and this game will show…


Added by The Krystal Ball on November 11, 2011 at 1:21pm — 1 Comment

The Time Is Now: Looking at the 2011-12 UK Basketball Season

Hello everyone and welcome to another Krystal Ball, the first of two this week. With the Basketball Cats about to start season three under John Calipari, let's take a look at how the season might play out.

Last season UK finally broke the Final Four jinx, and with a 3rd straight #1 Recruiting Class and the return of Terrence Jones, Doron Lamb and Darius Miller, is this year Cal finally gets his ring and UK gets to hang an 8th NCAA Championship banner.




Added by The Krystal Ball on November 10, 2011 at 2:54pm — No Comments

November News and Specials

NEW ITEMS!  See our new stained glass lamps and lights.  These are hand made lamps and lights with Tiffany-style shades with the UK Logo. All on introductory prices through Dec. 15!


The Neon Wall Clock is also an exciting new item! 

Find  these beautiful new items in the category, “Furniture and Home” subcategory, “Lighting.”


Closeout Specials:  Welcome in the Wildcat basketball season with these closeout…


Added by KentuckyCollectibles on November 7, 2011 at 9:57am — No Comments

Two Star Quarterback and Walk-On Tailback Leading The Way

They say the adversities that athletes have to deal with and over come to be successful build character , if so , Maxwell Smith and CoShick Williams should be solid citizens of the USA after their UK football careers are over . 


It appears that after many trials , tribulations , and SEC beat downs that Joker Phillips has found his QB of the immediate future and possibly long term as well and in the process it's best running back after having…


Added by Ira's Blog on November 7, 2011 at 8:20am — 1 Comment

The Krystal Ball: The "Game of the Century" Edition

Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of TKB. I missed a game for the first time in three weeks, and of course it was UK. The 4-1 mark makes my season total 57-10.

I know I usually feature the week's UK game in the title, but seriously is anyone excited about the game this weekend. With that slight rant out of the way, let's get to it.


Ole Miss at Kentucky- (3:30 ESPNU)- When the season started I really thought Kentucky would be going for bowl…


Added by The Krystal Ball on November 3, 2011 at 4:31pm — 1 Comment

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