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Report: Kentucky to wear LeBron James-branded gear

LeBron James and John Calipari

and John Calipari - photo by David Coyle |

Hat tip to Aaron Smith of the Kentucky Kernel.  The University of Miami men's basketball team will be sporting LeBron James-branded gear this coming season thanks to a sponsorship deal with the Miami Heat superstar, two sources said Friday.  James will also be sponsoring Ohio State and .  UM players were told the news by Coach Jim Larranaga on Thursday.  James' publicist, Keith Estabrook, said he wouldn't comment on the matter and directed all questions to Nike…

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On December 10, 1951, Bob Burrow collected 34 rebounds against Temple for the most rebounds ever in a single game by a Kentucky player.


On December 10, 1977, as top-ranked UK is defeating Kansas on “Adolph Rupp Night” in Allen Field House on Naismith Drive in Lawrence, Kansas, Rupp dies. Thousands would participate in the funeral procession in Lexington.


On December 10, 2011, Indiana's Christian Watford hits a 3-pointer at the buzzer in Assembly Hall to stun No. 1 Kentucky.  It's only the second time Indiana had beaten a top-ranked team at Assembly Hall.


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