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post #31 of 36776
i didn't want to bump the old thread...

ShannonsCrooks wrote:
allen3xis wrote:
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Indeed they are. WildKY, they sell those online?
i'm sure they will eventually be up on eastbay and ukathletics.com.

found some more on 'em...

Pattern of Excellence: Nike and UK to Unveil New Look for Hoops Team



LEXINGTON, Ky. - Nike and the University of Kentucky will celebrate the state's great tradition on the hardwood this evening, while recognizing another tradition intertwined within the spirit, culture and history of the Bluegrass state.

With Lexington's historic Keeneland racetrack as the backdrop, representatives from Nike and UK will formally unveil new uniforms for the 2008-09 University of Kentucky men's basketball team. The updated look incorporates a multitude of performance innovations and a distinctive design that draws upon another rich Kentucky institution as ingrained in the state's lore as basketball - horse racing.

Inspiration from the Track
Across the rolling hills, from Keeneland to Churchill Downs, the echoes and influence of the thoroughbred are virtually omnipresent throughout the state of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky's new uniforms pay tribute to the state's long and prestigious horse racing tradition, as well as that of its men's basketball program, one that has garnered over 1900 wins and seven championships.

Inspired in part by the jockey silks that adorned the likes of Kentucky legends on the racetrack, the Wildcats' new shorts and jerseys each features elements of a royal blue and white checkerboard pattern. The checkered design subtly plays out on the front of the team's jerseys and shorts.

In addition, on Kentucky's white uniforms, a blue and white checkerboard swatch is centered on the waistband of their shorts and features eight individual "boxes." Emblazoned in seven of the eight squares are the numbers '48, '49, '51, '58, '78, '96 and '98, representing championship seasons for the Wildcats. The "empty" eighth quadrant serves as a reminder of the school's legacy and motivation for the current Wildcats to ensure another year is soon inscribed within it.

"Our hope was to use the uniform as a canvas to tell a bigger story of the championship spirit of the state of Kentucky and its basketball team," said Tracy Teague, Global Creative Director for Nike Basketball. "Additionally, we desired to create functional uniforms that allowed the players to display the athleticism, power, speed and strength critical for success on the court."

Performance Benefits for the Court
Kentucky's new uniforms incorporate several Nike innovations that were first introduced for the USA Basketball Men's National Team that captured gold this past August in Beijing. The jerseys take advantage of Nike Aerographics, an engineered mesh providing zoned cooling that reduces up to half the yarn, making it more lightweight and breathable. Specific adjustments in the waistband, shoulder seam and other areas, along with Nike Dri-FIT technology, provide increased comfort and thermoregulation to enable players to perform at their optimal level on the court.

"The University of Kentucky is honored to be selected as the first collegiate basketball team to incorporate Nike's new innovations," said Kentucky Head Coach Billy Gillispie. "The elements of the new uniforms featuring two of our greatest heroes are a reminder of the passion that the Bluegrass state has for its horse racing and Kentucky basketball."

Honoring a Kentucky Legend
In addition to design and performance enhancements, the Wildcats new look is special for another important reason. Each player's jersey includes a special call out to Kentucky legend Bill Keightley. In the Bluegrass state, and basketball circles around the world, Keightley was known simply as "Mr. Wildcat." He served as an equipment manager for the University of Kentucky men's basketball team for more than 48 years and was a part of their '78, '96 and '98 championship teams.

An enthusiastic and ever-welcoming fixture of Wildcats basketball for nearly half a century, Keightley is one of only two non-players to have a jersey retired in Rupp Arena and in 2007 was inducted into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame. He died earlier this year at the age of 81, and, in his honor, UK's new uniforms feature a black patch across the shoulder with "Mr. Wildcat" in script.

Midnight Madness Debut
The Wildcats will wear the new uniforms for the first time during the school's Midnight Madness festivities and throughout the 2008-09 season.



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post #32 of 36776
Those UK unis are nice.
Is Patterson 100% for the season?
post #33 of 36776
Can't wait to see Isaiah Thomas and Venoy together pimp.gif
post #34 of 36776
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Originally Posted by gatorb807

Those UK unis are nice.
Is Patterson 100% for the season?

everything i've read and heard suggests that both him and Jodie Meeks will be fine and ready to go.

but dude, what' with the "team Kentucky" and gator stuff???? no hate, just wondering...
post #35 of 36776
Mon, Nov 24 O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic vs. Florida 7:30 p.m.
Tue, Nov 25 O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic vs. Kansas/Washington 7:45/10:15 p.m. SprintCenter

Fri, Nov 28 Virginia 7:00 p.m. Carrier Dome
Mon, Dec 1 Colgate 7:00 p.m. Carrier Dome
Wed, Dec 3 Cornell 7:00 p.m. Carrier Dome
Sat, Dec 13 Long Beach State 12:00 p.m. Carrier Dome ESPNU
Mon, Dec 15 Cleveland State 7:00 p.m. Carrier Dome
Wed, Dec 17 Canisius 7:00 p.m. Carrier Dome ESPNU
Sat, Dec 20 Memphis 6:00 p.m. FedEx Forum ESPN
Mon, Dec 22 Coppin State 7:00 p.m. Carrier Dome
Tue, Dec 30 Seton Hall 7:00 p.m. Carrier Dome BEN-L
Fri, Jan 2 South Florida 8:30 p.m. Sun Dome ESPN
Wed, Jan 7 DePaul 7:00 p.m. Carrier Dome BEN-L
Sat, Jan 10 Rutgers 7:30 p.m. Louis Brown Center BEN-L
Wed, Jan 14 Georgetown 7:00 p.m. Verizon Center ESPN2
Sat, Jan 17 Notre Dame 12:00 p.m. Carrier Dome ESPN
Mon, Jan 19 Pittsburgh 7:00 p.m. Petersen Center ESPN
Sun, Jan 25 Louisville 12:00 p.m. Carrier Dome BEN-GW
Wed, Jan 28 Providence 7:00 p.m. Dunkin Donuts Center BEN-L
Wed, Feb 4 West Virginia 7:00 p.m. Carrier Dome ESPN
Sat, Feb 7 Villanova 12:00 p.m. Wachovia Center ESPN
Wed, Feb 11 Connecticut 7:00 p.m. Gampel Pavilion ESPN
Sat, Feb 14 Georgetown 12:00 p.m. Carrier Dome ESPN
Sun, Feb 22 Villanova 1:00 p.m. Carrier Dome CBS
Tue, Feb 24 St. John's 7:30 p.m. Madison Square Garden BEN-L
Sun, Mar 1 Cincinnati 2:00 p.m. Carrier Dome BEN-L
Tue, Mar 3 Rutgers 9:00 p.m. Carrier Dome ESPNU
Sat, Mar 7 Marquette 2:00 p.m. Bradley Center BEN-GW

There are some HUGE strecthes where we can't fall apart. Jan 14 to Jan-25 is crazy. eek.gif

The Big East is amazing this year. May be deeper than a few years back.


Here is our roster


23 Eric Devendorf Junior 6-4
25 Kevin Drew Freshman 6-2
10 Jonny Flynn Sophomore 6-0
11 Paul Harris Junior 6-5
00 Rick Jackson Sophomore 6-9
33 Scoop Jardine Sophomore 6-1- Possibly done for the year. Foot.
4 Wesley Johnson Freshman 6-7
3 Mookie Jones Freshman 6-6
32 Kris Joseph Freshman 6-7
12 Krisof Ongenaet Senior 6-8
21 Arinze Onuaku Junior 6-9
5 Jake Presutti Senior 6-3
1 Andy Rautins Junior 6-5
2 Justin Thomas Senior 6-1
45 Sean Williams Sophomore 6-11

Bold are contributing players.

This is our best team in a while. I am expecting a higher seed then most. We actually have a good of leaders who can play. No some bum *+*$+@$ Nichols/Watkins.

The starting lineup may change depending on whether Devo is good to go.

The Big East is stacked. So many good teams and a lot of teams that could be end up being real good.

Our roster should contend for a top 4 finish. And Ill just say that I hope to finish top couple. We should be able too. But we haven't lived up to expectations in a while.

Flynn/Harris/Devo will be our big scorers. Rautins is top 5 shooter in the country. pimp.gif

The weakness is defiantly our inside game. After Arinze it is weak as hell. We can't get into foul trouble.

We will finally be prepared for some BE play. Nice non conference scheulde. pimp.gif



Time for some College basketball pimp.gif
post #36 of 36776
Sorry but those UK unis aren't that nice.

Expect a lot of controversy to circle the SU basketball program when the season starts. I mentioned it the off-season college bball thread but for those that haven't heard I'll mention it again. Last November Jonny Flynn, Scoop Jardine and Rick "dumb as rocks" Jackson were charged with sexual assault. Jonny Flynn is the only one who had his charges dropped (I wonder why?) but Jardine and Jackson are still under the microscope. The newspaper and media in Syracuse have done a great job of keeping this under wraps but anyone who's in the know in terms of College Basketball (not that rivals and scout.com %%*!+$$@) has heard what happened here on the hill. This is Scoop's second strike and I expect him to be kicked out of school before Spring Break.

As far as the OOC goes, it's not great but depending on how our season goes this year it'll be somewhat good. The standout games are Memphis, Cornell (NCAA tourney last year), Florida and the winner of Kansas/Washington. UVA isn't that good of a team and a loss to them would look terrible.

The only question I have about this team is whether or not Boeheim will coach to keep the lead or go for the jugular when he has the chance.

Not going to this year's Midnight Madness unless I get word as to whether or not the Syracuse Hyperdunks will be sold as a quickstrike release.
post #37 of 36776
Yo what is good with Michigan. I thought Beilien was going to come in and change that program but he seems like he aint doing $%@%. ANyone know whats good with UM?
post #38 of 36776
SCuse, the BE is just about ALWAYS stacked dog. laugh.gif

And is that jrellcuse?

B-ball season. pimp.gif

NBA and NCAA. I love this game.
post #39 of 36776
here ya go Crooks (if you were serious about getting them):

authentic shorts

replicas
post #40 of 36776
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Originally Posted by wildKYcat

here ya go Crooks (if you were serious about getting them):

authentic shorts

replicas


Thanks for the link my good man, I wasn't playing around....copped:

Confirmation

Your order has been successfully placed.

Thank you for using our store. An order notification has been sent to your e-mail address. Your order will be processed according to the delivery details.


Please Note: Charges from the UK Team Shop will be displayed on your Credit Card Invoice as Siopa Warehouse.
post #41 of 36776
apparel companies needs to get back to creating original jerseys like that. at the very least for the big programs.

Dec. 3: North Carolina vs. Michigan State
Dec. 4: UCLA at Texas
Dec. 20: Texas at Michigan State
Dec. 23: Kansas at Arizona
Jan. 7: Davidson at Duke
Jan 17: Georgetown at Duke

looking forward to these matchups.
post #42 of 36776
Can't wait till we play Howard, NJIT and Bethune Cookman YAYYY
post #43 of 36776
Wildcat I live in Hawesville,Kentucky. That sig is used by DMoney and some other Louisville guys, I just cut and pasted the sig (guess I should change the color).
I am a Gator fan, not much love for UK.
post #44 of 36776
Quote:
Originally Posted by SHUGES

SCuse, the BE is just about ALWAYS stacked dog. image

And is that jrellcuse?


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Yes true. But I mean. You could say it has had a few "down years"

Like people thinking the Pac 10 was better. And doubting if it was the best conference.


And yea thats Rell.
post #45 of 36776
Quote:
Originally Posted by SCuse7

Quote:
Originally Posted by SHUGES

SCuse, the BE is just about ALWAYS stacked dog. image

And is that jrellcuse?


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Yes true. But I mean. You could say it has had a few "down years"


Yeah, I agree. That coincides with SJU's down years. smh.gif

They're like the only "big" school in the BE who hasn't had a good year in like the past what... 5 seasons or so?

Cuz really, Cuse, Conn and G'Town have been holding it down. With Pitt, Nova, WVU always being scrappy....
post #46 of 36776
Quote:
Originally Posted by ShannonsCrooks

Quote:
Originally Posted by wildKYcat

here ya go Crooks (if you were serious about getting them):

authentic shorts

replicas


Thanks for the link my good man, I wasn't playing around....copped:

Confirmation

Your order has been successfully placed.

Thank you for using our store. An order notification has been sent to your e-mail address. Your order will be processed according to the delivery details.


Please Note: Charges from the UK Team Shop will be displayed on your Credit Card Invoice as Siopa Warehouse.





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you done got the shorts before i have. imageimage
post #47 of 36776
Quote:
Originally Posted by gatorb807

Wildcat I live in Hawesville,Kentucky. That sig is used by DMoney and some other Louisville guys, I just cut and pasted the sig (guess I should change the color).
I am a Gator fan, not much love for UK.

i gotcha...it's all good. my dude (from Louisville, currently in ATL) is a huge Florida fan. it's just rare dudes from KY being Florida fans. image

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post #48 of 36776
wildKYcat

At the Midnight Madness did they sell any merchandise and if so did they sell the Hyperdunks? I just want to know so that if they are I can expect the same for Syracuse.
post #49 of 36776
i didn't go man...i got it on DVR and i'm fittin to watch it shortly. i'll ask my dudes who did go, see if they know anything. and i'll look and see if we were wearing them. i find it hard to believe that they're gonna wear those black ones with the new uni's.
post #50 of 36776
It's now or not for awhile for the Zags.

There aren't many teams better on paper, bur what does that really mean? image

BRISTOL, Conn. - Gonzaga University will be one of five stops as ESPNU will televise four hours of Midnight Madness basketball coverage beginning at 6 p.m. PT on Friday, Oct. 17, expanding its coverage 30 minutes from last season and showcasing more schools.

The network will present extensive whip-around coverage of several Midnight Madness events, including those at Gonzaga, Davidson, Kansas, Georgetown and Indiana, which will be the five primary men's basketball programs highlighted. Several of ESPN's top men's college basketball analysts will be on hand at each of the sites, such as Jay Bilas, Fran Fraschilla, Bill Raftery and Steve Lavin, providing practice coverage, analysis, and courtside interviews with the head coach and key players from each team.


Ouf of conference schedule:

Montana State-Billings
Idaho
Oklahoma State (Old Spice Classic)
Maryland/Michigan State (Old Spice Classic)
TBD? (Old Spice Classic)
Indiana (Hall of Fame Challenge in Indianapolis)
@ Washington State
Arizona
Texas Southern
Connecticut (Battle in Seattle)
Portland State
@ Utah
@ Tennessee
Memphis (Ronald McDonald House Charities Classic in Spokane)
USC Upstate

Oh, and #$@! UCLA. And Duke, but that's a given.

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post #51 of 36776

At the Midnight Madness did they sell any merchandise and if so did they sell the Hyperdunks? I just want to know so that if they are I can expect the same for Syracuse.



i went to the madness, but didn't see any hyperdunks on sale. i didn't look hard, but i did walk a 360 around the merch table. that doesn't mean they weren't sellin em in other spots.

madness was kinda a disappointment tonight... patterson looked sloppy but meeks was impressive

post #52 of 36776
Quote:
Originally Posted by SHUGES

Quote:
Originally Posted by SCuse7

Quote:
Originally Posted by SHUGES

SCuse, the BE is just about ALWAYS stacked dog. image

And is that jrellcuse?


image

Yes true. But I mean. You could say it has had a few "down years"


Yeah, I agree. That coincides with SJU's down years. image

They're like the only "big" school in the BE who hasn't had a good year in like the past what... 5 seasons or so?


Its bad. They have become such a joke. smh.gif
post #53 of 36776
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Originally Posted by I Wear Sneakers

Quote:
Originally Posted by MessiahChild

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Originally Posted by allen3xis


* Nov 21 potential Duke vs UCLA match upimage

In the Garden...image

I need to holla at my boss for tickets....If anybody in NYC wanna hit that up that night, let me know and I'll try to get some tickets for yall...

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How much we talkin'?
post #54 of 36776
Damn, I really wish I had ESPNU.
post #55 of 36776
Just bought my tickets for the Texas vs. Michigan State/Texas A&M vs. LSU double-header in Houston in December... pimp.gif
post #56 of 36776
Memphis will be with Nike this year...here's the only pic I could find anywhere

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post #57 of 36776
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Originally Posted by Aze201

Quote:
Originally Posted by I Wear Sneakers

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Originally Posted by MessiahChild

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Originally Posted by allen3xis


* Nov 21 potential Duke vs UCLA match upimage

In the Garden...image

I need to holla at my boss for tickets....If anybody in NYC wanna hit that up that night, let me know and I'll try to get some tickets for yall...

image

How much we talkin'?




I'm goin to keep yall posted...I can just buy tickets right now wit no problems, but I'm trying to see how many I can swindle out of all my connects....
post #58 of 36776
better pics of the uni's:

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not really feelin the blue socks.

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Pat with the 'fro. image

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Daniel Orton. image
post #59 of 36776
Quote:
Originally Posted by MessiahChild

Aze201 wrote:



I Wear Sneakers wrote:



MessiahChild wrote:



allen3xis wrote:




* Nov 21 potential Duke vs UCLA match upimage

In the Garden...image

I need to holla at my boss for tickets....If anybody in NYC wanna hit that up that night, let me know and I'll try to get some tickets for yall...

image

How much we talkin'?



I'm goin to keep yall posted...I can just buy tickets right now wit no problems, but I'm trying to see how many I can swindle out of all my connects....



Fill me in on that too, Im def interested.
post #60 of 36776
Got front row tickets this morning for the Texas vs. Michigan State/Texas A&M vs. LSU doubleheader in Houston pimp.gif
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