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kentubbybasketball
02-11-2009, 04:01 PM
It seems like every game is a rivalry game: Florida earlier this week, now Arkansas, then Vandy.

This Saturday... it's a none game. I hate those Saturday noon games, especially on the road. The road teams usually come out sluggish in that given situation.

Jodie goes for his 1000th career point, joining one of the most sacred clubs at UK.

Great scenarios abound: Kentucky gets to play against Fortson, Clarke, Clark, Sanchez... all guys we recruited. John Pelphrey coaches Arkansas... you may've heard he played here on a beloved Wildcat team. Glynn Cyprien is an assistant here that assisted Stan Heath.

Arkansas fans, what do you think about your team and our team?

Hogger
02-11-2009, 04:18 PM
It seems like every game is a rivalry game: Florida earlier this week, now Arkansas, then Vandy.

This Saturday... it's a none game. I hate those Saturday noon games, especially on the road. The road teams usually come out sluggish in that given situation.

Jodie goes for his 1000th career point, joining one of the most sacred clubs at UK.

Great scenarios abound: Kentucky gets to play against Fortson, Clarke, Clark, Sanchez... all guys we recruited. John Pelphrey coaches Arkansas... you may've heard he played here on a beloved Wildcat team. Glynn Cyprien is an assistant here that assisted Stan Heath.

Arkansas fans, what do you think about your team and our team?

You'll win. That's my expert analysis.

SkyAntoine
02-11-2009, 04:23 PM
This is, IMO, the two best programs in the SEC going up against one another. Hog fans are the closest thing the SEC has to Wildcat fans as far as living and breathing their basketball.

Pel is one of my all-time favorite Cats, so I wish him well in all games...except this one.

I expect the atmosphere to be crazy, but we may see a sloppy game between the two teams. If UK keeps the TO's down to under 20 and two other players beside Meeks get in double digits then I think we pull it out.

If the Hogs are knocking down 3's then we're likely to struggle without an outstanding showing by Meeks. Could be a tough one.

Cats by 6.

kentubbybasketball
02-11-2009, 04:25 PM
It's not like UK's been tearing it up lately. Arkansas is what like 1-6 in the SEC... your almost overdue for a win, plus, I expect that Arkansas crowd to be as tough as its ever been.

Like I said in the other thread, I think Arkansas being small in the backcourt could be the difference. You guys may have to face guard Jodie, and even then he's gonna have some length to overcome that. Welsh, Clarke, and Fortson are all shorter than Jodie... but it goes past Jodie. One of those guys are gonna have to guard our 3, whether it be 6'6 Ramon Harris, 6'6 Kevin Galloway, or 6'7 Darius Miller. Jason Henry may get a lot of clock, because he has the needed size IMO.

kentubbybasketball
02-11-2009, 04:26 PM
This is, IMO, the two best programs in the SEC going up against one another. Hog fans are the closest thing the SEC has to Wildcat fans as far as living and breathing their basketball.

Those arrogant UK fans.:raz:

Very accurate statement, because you used the word "program." No way Arkansas isn't #2... they are top 10 alltime if you ask me. I respect the heck out of the Hogs.

SkyAntoine
02-11-2009, 04:43 PM
Those arrogant UK fans.:raz:

Very accurate statement, because you used the word "program." No way Arkansas isn't #2... they are top 10 alltime if you ask me. I respect the heck out of the Hogs.

The SEC is generally football country. Arkansas loves their football, too, but they still turn out in droves for basketball. See which teams have the biggest turnout for Gameday and I guarantee it is UK and Arkansas.

kentubbybasketball
02-11-2009, 04:48 PM
Of course. Arkansas and Florida are the only programs to win national titles in both sports.

Just Some Hog Dude
02-11-2009, 04:53 PM
I was hoping this would be a bigger game but I think Hog fans will come out in full force for UK.

Our team can play good at times especially at home. See the Texas, Tennessee and Oklahoma games for evidence of that. UK is the better team but we have a shot at home. Jason Henry is getting healthier and playing better. We need him to step up to win.

kentubbybasketball
02-11-2009, 04:55 PM
Yeah, this game does need to become bigger... both teams need to get back to where they belong.

kentubbybasketball
02-12-2009, 01:50 PM
Man, I hope Pat plays in this game. I'd imagine that Arkansas would put Washington on him and that would be a great matchup. I think Stevenson could take advantage of Sanchez in the other matchup, if Stevenson comes ready.

OffThePorch
02-12-2009, 01:56 PM
You'll win. That's my expert analysis.

i feel for you. really ARK has a chance... if Meeks is suspended:lol:

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 10:15 AM
Gillispie versus Pel. Gillispie making his first appearance in Bud Walton. Patterson out. Fortson out. Arskansas winless versus UK in 8 years.

This should be a high intensity game.

weegeman
02-14-2009, 10:32 AM
Countdown to Tipoff has begun. It makes me want Texas Roadhouse.

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 12:15 PM
Meeks with UK's first 7 points. Porter with 6. Always better whn we're hitting our shots.

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 12:20 PM
Meeks with 14 pts in 7 minutes. He's on pace to score 80.

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 12:34 PM
Meeks with 3!! 17 points! 7 minutes to go.

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 12:38 PM
If Meeks goes cold, then we lose this game. Way too many TO's...again.

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 12:44 PM
Meeks with 22 points and 4 minutes to go in the 1st.

OffThePorch
02-14-2009, 12:45 PM
UK looking good so far.

wildcat_wizard
02-14-2009, 12:46 PM
I love the new Porter

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 12:49 PM
After Galloway's great game versus Florida he has played 15 seconds in this one.

OffThePorch
02-14-2009, 12:54 PM
UK playing with confidence. where is Patterson?

Dawg
02-14-2009, 12:55 PM
Patterson is injured with a sprained ankle. Kentucky absolutely on FIRE from three.

wildcat_wizard
02-14-2009, 12:57 PM
Everyone is stepping up for uk

Bacon
02-14-2009, 01:05 PM
Fortson & Monk to enter the game in the second half...

Bacon
02-14-2009, 01:14 PM
This is, IMO, the two best programs in the SEC going up against one another. Hog fans are the closest thing the SEC has to Wildcat fans as far as living and breathing their basketball.

Pel is one of my all-time favorite Cats, so I wish him well in all games...except this one.

I expect the atmosphere to be crazy, but we may see a sloppy game between the two teams. If UK keeps the TO's down to under 20 and two other players beside Meeks get in double digits then I think we pull it out.

If the Hogs are knocking down 3's then we're likely to struggle without an outstanding showing by Meeks. Could be a tough one.

Cats by 6.

LOL. My mom had close friend in town from Lexington who needed 2 tickets.

She had another friend with 4 nose bleeds up for sale, and 2 mid court, but when she told him that the 2 she needed were for Kentucky fans, he only offered 2 of the nose bleeds.

So, my mom sold him her own mid court season tickets, and is watching at home.

LOL. There is still a lot of hate between the 2 programs, but a little love here and there.

wildcat_wizard
02-14-2009, 01:14 PM
Is it me or does Meeks shoot better on the road?

IowaCatFan
02-14-2009, 01:15 PM
Anyone want to talk about SEC POY?

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 01:17 PM
Meeks with 28. If he scores 50 then I'm starting 8 Meeks threads for no reason other than gloating.

Bacon
02-14-2009, 01:20 PM
Go ahead and start the 8 threads Sky, but I'll report it to an admin or a mod as pre-meditated and abusive.

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 01:22 PM
LOL. My mom had close friend in town from Lexington who needed 2 tickets.

She had another friend with 4 nose bleeds up for sale, and 2 mid court, but when she told him that the 2 she needed were for Kentucky fans, he only offered 2 of the nose bleeds.

So, my mom sold him her own mid court season tickets, and is watching at home.

LOL. There is still a lot of hate between the 2 programs, but a little love here and there.

Nothing better than great rivalries. UK's building back the Florida, UT and Hog rivalry. The SEC Tourney wars between UK and Arkansas are hard to top.

Bacon
02-14-2009, 01:29 PM
Here you go Sky. How about a game update for those of us in Texas...

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk239/qwe-rty/c70a677c-5488-49c5-9bf0-e0a9ad3d2f5.jpg

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 01:34 PM
Here you go Sky. How about a game update for those of us in Texas...

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk239/qwe-rty/c70a677c-5488-49c5-9bf0-e0a9ad3d2f5.jpg
36 points with 10 to go in the 2nd. Must spread for the pic. :)

Bacon
02-14-2009, 01:36 PM
36 points with 10 to go in the 2nd. Must spread for the pic. :)

LOL. The angle makes it strangely similar to that pic of which we do not speak..

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 01:38 PM
62-49 with 7:58 to go. I guess that was the update you wanted, PiZ.

Bacon
02-14-2009, 01:40 PM
Still plenty of time for the Hogs...

Bacon
02-14-2009, 01:43 PM
Is that a wrestling match for the ball!

jh4uk
02-14-2009, 01:43 PM
i don't like us trying to slow things down.

jh4uk
02-14-2009, 01:46 PM
Take A Time Out Billy!!!

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 01:46 PM
Where's our D? No PP is hurting us down low.

Bacon
02-14-2009, 01:48 PM
64 -53 with 5 left.
Washington comes on a bit.
13-3 run for the hogs.

Bacon
02-14-2009, 01:49 PM
68-53 with 4 left

jh4uk
02-14-2009, 01:50 PM
Get Harris Out Of The Game!!!!

Bacon
02-14-2009, 01:51 PM
Damn, that TO was nice but we needed that shot!

Bacon
02-14-2009, 01:54 PM
I found the game BTW:
http://channelsurfing.net/watch-online-tv-2.php?w=nateh2022

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 01:55 PM
Meeks misses 2 FT's? :doh:

jh4uk
02-14-2009, 01:56 PM
40!!!

jh4uk
02-14-2009, 01:58 PM
another arena record for meeks!

jh4uk
02-14-2009, 02:01 PM
43!!!

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 02:02 PM
43 points after yet another run out.

OffThePorch
02-14-2009, 02:02 PM
Congrats MEEKS.. i mean UK...

Bacon
02-14-2009, 02:03 PM
Congrats Kentucky.

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 02:05 PM
45......

jh4uk
02-14-2009, 02:06 PM
good solid win!!!!

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 02:06 PM
Congrats MEEKS.. i mean UK...

:rotf: That's about the truth...

jh4uk
02-14-2009, 02:11 PM
and also we got to rest patterson. let's hope that he's able to go in our next game.

hawgwild
02-14-2009, 02:30 PM
Good game kentucky. Even though we lost pretty handily, im happy our team didnt give up till the end, they played with a lot of energy in the 2nd half. Would of likes to have seen Meeks taken out when washington and welsh was taken out though, he can really score and seems likes hes a nice kid. Not a bad crowd today for a 1-9 sec team playing without its most exciting player.

SkyAntoine
02-14-2009, 05:11 PM
Arkansas did about as I expected today. At times a little sloppy, but I thought the Hogs played hard without Fortson. At times there was a breakdown in their defense (see Meeks 4-5 open dunks), but they defended Meeks closely the rest of the time.

I thought Meeks looked like he did in the UT game when he couldn't miss. Not sure there's anyway to shut someone down when everything they throw up goes in.

Good game Hogs. Pel will have you in the thick of things shortly.

GR8NESS
02-14-2009, 11:11 PM
9 straight.
Meeks is God. Or at least God's nephew or cousin or something.

PiggoBitttys
02-15-2009, 12:44 AM
Congrats UK. Meeks is a beast. The Hogs looked like a JR high team at times, tho Meeks looked like an NBA all star too so that was part of it. Pel needs a full roster before we can do much. Hopefully it's soon. Congrats again.

Just Some Hog Dude
02-15-2009, 10:17 AM
I applaud Pel for enforcing discipline despite big pressures not to. It will pay off. These guys need to know who the boss is early on.