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The Krystal Ball: The Going For History Edition

Hello everyone and welcome to another TKB. This one is going to be a little more brief than usual. Real world stuff at my job is making me tight on time this week.

It is the last weekend in the SEC's Regular Season, so let's get right to it.

 

Kentucky at Florida- (Sunday NOON- CBS)- Not a whole lot more can me said about last night's awesome performance by the Cats.

 

As the title suggests, this UK team can make history on Sunday. A win…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on March 2, 2012 at 2:26pm — 3 Comments

The Krystal Ball: The Cats and Commodores Rematch Edition

Hello everyone and welcome back to another TKB. For the second straight week, the ol' ball was a little cloudy going 2-4 making the record 32-14 for the season.

It is the next to last weekend in the SEC so let's get to it.

 

Vanderbilt at Kentucky- (NOON CBS)- After the amazing comeback win down in Starkville on Tuesday night, the Cats will clinch their 45th SEC Title with a win against the Commodores.

Kevin Stallings' club hasn't lost since…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on February 24, 2012 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

The Krystal Ball: The Bye Week Edition

Hello everyone and welcome back to another edition of TKB. Last week was a bit of a rough one, going 2-4, that puts my record at 30-10 which drops me down to a 4 or 5 seed in the NCAA.

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

 

Ole Miss at Kentucky- (4:00 SEC Network/WKYT)- The Cats have had a week off since their big win over Vanderbilt down at Memorial. In the last seven days Coach Cal and the Cats had a practice televised on national tv…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on February 17, 2012 at 10:40am — 1 Comment

The Krystal Ball: The Can the Cats Solve Memorial Edition

Hello everyone and welcome back to another TKB. Last week was a pretty good one going 5-1, the only loss being Arkansas losing to LSU. That puts the record at 26-6 so far which would have me in line for at least a 2 or 3 seed in the NCAA.

 

A big weekend in the SEC so let's get to it.

 

Kentucky at Vanderbilt- (9:00 ESPN)- I think everyone knows about the recent struggles UK has had at the Cracker Jack Arena known as Memorial Gym. Vandy has won…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on February 10, 2012 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

The Krystal Ball: The Cats and Roosters Edition

Hello everyone and welcome to another Krystal Ball. Last week was a good one going 6-0 making the SEC record so far this season 21-5.

Another big week in the conference so let's get right to it.

 

Kentucky at South Carolina- (6:00 ESPN)- With Tuesday's win against Tennessee the Cats have now held opponents under 50 points in 3 straight games for the first time since 1951.

Darrin Horn's team is coming off a 74-66 loss at Florida last night and now…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on February 3, 2012 at 11:25am — 1 Comment

The Krystal Ball: The Down On The Bayou Edition

Hello everyone and welcome to another TKB. Last week was another pretty good one going 5-2, losing the UT and Vandy games. It is another big weekend in the SEC so let's get to it. 

 

Kentucky at LSU- (4:00 SEC Network/WKYT) The Cats picked up another road win on Tuesday at Georgia and look to sweep the week down in Baton Rouge.

I am not going to lie to you, this game scares me, and I think it has upset written all over it.

Trent Johnson's team has…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on January 27, 2012 at 10:46am — 2 Comments

The Krystal Ball: The Cats vs Tide Edition

Hello everyone and welcome back to another TKB. Last week was another pretty good one, going 5-1, the only loss being Ole Miss beating Auburn. That makes the record so far in the SEC 10-2 over the last two weeks.

There are a lot of non-conference games this weekend which will give the SEC a chance to build its league resume, so let's get right to it.

 

Alabama at Kentucky- (NOON CBS)- The Cats finally put it all together and had its best SEC win of the…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on January 20, 2012 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

TKB: The Rocky Top Edition

Hello everyone and welcome back to another Krystal Ball. Last week as a pretty good one, going 5-1 in hoops and 1-1 in football.

Another Saturday, a full slate of games in the SEC so let's get right to it.

 

Kentucky at Tennessee- (NOON ESPN)- The Cats come into this one at 2-0 in the SEC but have struggled at time in the first two conference match-ups.

The Vols have looked pretty good so far in the SEC, beating Florida handily at home and losing…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on January 13, 2012 at 10:21am — 1 Comment

The Krystal Ball: The Looking at the SEC and BCS Title Games Edition

Hello everyone and welcome back to another TKB. Last week was another pretty good week and with the turning of the calendar to 2012 it is time for conference play. Six games this weekend so let's get right to it.

 

South Carolina at Kentucky- (4:00 WKYT/SEC Network)- After wrapping up pre-conference play with a less than convincing win over Arkansas Little-Rock, the Cats tip off against Darrin Horn's Gamecocks.

USC is on a four game winning streak after…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on January 5, 2012 at 4:24pm — 1 Comment

TKB: The Battle of the Bluegrass Edition

Hello everyone and welcome back to another Krystal Ball. The Ol' Ball took last week off for Christmas and also the fact there wasn't any games played over the weekend.

As the title suggest the biggest battle in the state comes up on Saturday so let's take a look.

 

 

Louisville at Kentucky- (NOON CBS)- For the second straight year the Cats and Cards have a New Year's Eve date. After almost losing in seemingly every game this year, U of L finally…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on December 29, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

TKB: The Welcome Twany Beckham Edition

Hello everyone and welcome back to another Krystal Ball. For the second week in a row I missed the UK game, and this time it was in the wrong direction.

Last week's record of 6-2 makes the tally 6-3 for the year.

Finals are over and it is time for some basketball so let's get to it.

 

UT-Chattanooga at Kentucky- (8:00 Comcast Sports, Insight Channel 505 and ESPN3.com)

 

Well the Cats are trying to bounce back from last Saturday's…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on December 15, 2011 at 3:53pm — 1 Comment

The Krystal Ball: The Border War and Weekend Preview Edition

Hello everyone and welcome back to another TKB. Well I only picked one basketball game last week and I was never so happy to miss it..LOL.

This week basketball season is in full swing and there is a big battle between border states heading up this week's action.

 

Kentucky at Indiana- (5:15 ESPN)- This game will serve at UK's first "true road test." If I had a dollar for everytime I have heard that this week.

Anyway, the Cats have had a week to…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on December 9, 2011 at 11:13am — 1 Comment

TKB: The UK-UNC and Championship Saturday Edition

Hello everyone and welcome back to another Krystal Ball. Last week was a bit of a struggle, going 6-3 making the record 83-15 on the season.

This is one of those fun weeks for a sports fan as basketball is going full strength now and we still have football too.

A lot to get to, so let's get right to it.

 

St. John's at Kentucky- (7:30 ESPN2)- This match-up has lost a bit of its luster from when it was announced last spring but still should be a…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on December 1, 2011 at 3:30pm — 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…

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

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 ESPN3.com 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…

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

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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.

 

Marist-…

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

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…

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

The Krystal Ball: The "Blackout" Edition

Hello everyone and welcome back to another TKB. For a second straight week I went 5-0, making the season record 53-9. Of course this probably means I will go 0-fer this week.

Some big games this week so let's get to it.

 

Mississippi State at Kentucky- (7:00 Fox Sports South)- The Cats righted the ship somewhat with the win over Jacksonville State last week and a sweep over the state of Mississippi could put Joker's squad ever so close to a sixth…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on October 27, 2011 at 4:54pm — 1 Comment

The Krystal Ball: The Most Important Game of Joker's Tenure Edition

Hello everyone and welcome back to another edition of TKB. Last week was a great one for me going 5-0 making the record 48-9 for the year.

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

 

Jacksonville State at Kentucky- (NOON ESPNU)- After a bye week, Joker's Cats start the second half of the season with a game against the Number 8 ranked Gamecocks in FCS.

As the title says, this may be Joker's biggest game. With the fanbase…

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Added by The Krystal Ball on October 20, 2011 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

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