MONDAYMonday was Memorial Day, so there wasn't a lot happening in the world. -- We did find this old Adolph Rupp Coca-Cola ad. It was pretty cool. -- Malik Newman announced he will transfer out of Mississippi State. So much for that one-and-done plan, huh? Probably should've gone to Kentucky to begin with, but we're glad he didn't. -- UK baseball missed out on a postseason invite. -- Memorial Day Special: Freddie Maggard looked back at three athletes who sacrificed their lives for our country.
WEDNESDAY-- Nick started Wednesday with some early notes from the SEC spring meetings in Destin. -- Also from Destin, we learned Kentucky's Week 2 game against Florida earned the 3:30 afternoon slot on CBS. -- Marcus Lee visited Washington, while Michigan and Xavier entered the mix for Charles Matthews. -- Wall vs. Cousins in NBA preseason game in Rupp Arena? Sign me up for all of that. Sorry, Karl. Blame whoever double-booked the games. -- Gary Henderson resigned as head coach of UK baseball. -- Video emerged of Shagari Alleyne showing off his salsa dancing moves. And he has plenty of them. -- Biggest news of the entire week: John Calipari's crazy SEC tournament idea.
THURSDAY-- Tai Wynyard danced and balled out for New Zealand in the FIBA 3x3. -- Is Shaq's son an option for Kentucky in 2018? Baby Shaq is interested in UK, Michigan State and Duke, according to his dad. -- It'll take Superman to start over Malik Monk next season, says John Calipari. -- Vegas released the point spread for the season opener against Southern Miss in Commonwealth Stadium. That's no easy game, by the way. -- The SEC coaches proposed moving the SEC tournament championship game to Saturday. -- Jeff Goodman told a Louisville radio station Marcus Lee turned down guaranteed money from the NBA. Wait. What? -- Calipari was a topic on PTI, per usual this time of year.
FRIDAY-- Sixers VP said Alex Poythress "stood out" in workout and "has a future, for sure." Poythress now in the top 50 on Chad Ford's big board. -- One-time UK target Jarrett Allen finally made a decision. -- Kentucky sent five assistant coaches down to Georgia for a satellite football camp. Lamar Thomas went to get that bacon, he tweeted. -- The SEC expanded its policy on transfers with misconduct issues. More options for Louisville, I guess. -- In a game of HORSE, Jamal Murray hit the craziest shot you'll ever see. He could not see, ironically. -- The police chief in a small town in Harlan got busted for selling drugs, months after he swore to crack down on the town's drug problem. Enjoy your weekend!