Best Twitter Accounts to Follow for the University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball Season

Based on the recent success of the Big Blue Bahamas tour, the University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball Team is poised for yet another Final Four run for the 2014-2015 season. Wildcat fans from all over the world will be starved for up to date information from now until season’s end. There is no better way to obtain real time information on the Kentucky Wildcats than through Twitter, and these are the accounts that you need to follow:

The Coach

@UKCoachCalipari – Kentucky Head Coach John Calipari has nearly 1.3 million followers, making him a Twitter celebrity that extends beyond basketball. His tweets have seismic consequences for the Big Blue Nation.


The Players

@THEwillieCS15 – Witty, insightful, and playful, Willie Cauley-Stein’s is the most colorful player on the team and his tweets are always interesting.

@AlextheGreat22 – Alex Poythress is a quiet, deep-thinking guy, and so are his tweets.

@DrewRoc5 – The Twitter account of Kentucky’s point guard, Andrew Harrison.

@AaronICE2 – The Twitter account of Kentucky’s shooting guard, Aaron Harrison.

@SafariDakari44 – Dakari Johnson’s tweets are proof that he loves to have fun.

@Dhawk_25 – The Twitter account of sophomore guard Dominique Hawkins.

@derek_willis33 – Sometimes witty, sometimes cryptic, Derek Willis’ tweets are worth following.

@SuperKingMe – Marcus Lee, the Human Pogo Stick, and his high-flying Twitter account.

@KATis32 – Freshman Karl-Anthony Towns is very active on Twitter and highly engaging.

@tulis3 – The Twitter account of freshman point guard and fan favorite, Tyler Ulis.

@DevinBook – The Twitter account of freshman sharpshooter, Devin Booker.

@TreyMambaLyles – The Twitter account of freshman power forward, Trey Lyles

@tod_lanterIII – Although Tod Lanter doesn’t log many game minutes for the Wildcats, his tweets are always entertaining.

@SamMalone13 – Reserve guard Sam Malone is not afraid to share his opinions.

@BrianLong32 – Apparently, reserve guard Brian Long appreciates his roster spot and Twitter account.

The Media

@wildcatnews – The Twitter account of Oscar Combs, founder of The Cats’ Pause and godfather of Kentucky Wildcats-related social media. Member of the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame and co-host of the Big Blue Radio Sports Network pre-game show.

@KySportsRadio – The Twitter account of Matt Jones, founder of Kentucky Sports Radio, the largest independent college sports blog on the internet and the number one radio show in Kentucky.

@DrewFranklinKSR – Drew Franklin, Editor-in-Chief for Kentucky Sports Radio, uses sophomoric humor is his calling card.

@MrsTylerKSR – The Twitter account of Tyler Thompson, News Editor for Kentucky Sports Radio. No, she will not make you a sandwich, but she covers the Kentucky Wildcats better than anybody.

@KyleTucker_CJ – Kyle Tucker is the Kentucky Wildcats beat reporter for the Louisville Courier-Journal and the only person worth reading for that publication.

@johnclayiv – John Clay, sports columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who offers the best statistical analysis on the men’s basketball team.

@JerryTipton – Jerry Tipton is the Kentucky Wildcats beat reporter for the Lexington Herald-Leader and public enemy number one for UK fans. Negativity and cynicism are prevalent in his tweets.

The Parodies

@DrunkCoachCal – He is neither drunk, nor Coach Cal, but he does have some amusing tweets.

@APTheTypeOfDude – Poythress the type of dude who will tweet the make believe adventures of Number 22 for the Kentucky Wildcats.

@NotJerryTipton – Not Jerry Tipton is much wittier than his alter ego. Plus, he hates Louisville.

@FakeBarneyKSR – Whether it is on Twitter, Kentucky Sports Radio, or at the Two Keys Tavern, Fake Barney is a Wildcat legend.

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