jodie meeks

Jodie Meeks Staying in NBA Draft

June 15th, 2009

LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky All-American Jodie Meeks will forego his senior season and keep his name in this year's NBA Draft.

Meeks, a 6-4 guard, will be the first Wildcat underclassmen since Randolph Morris and Rajon Rondo in 2006 to enter the NBA Draft.

Jodie Meeks to Enter Draft: Won't Hire Agent

April 7th, 2009
Jodie Meeks - UKLEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky junior Jodie Meeks will submit his name to the National Basketball Association for its June draft, but will not hire an agent, leaving open the possibility to return to Kentucky next season.

Meeks, a 6-4 guard, led the SEC and ranked eighth in the country in scoring, averaging 23.7 ppg. He set the school record for points in a game (54 at Tennessee) and three-pointers in a season, (117) while also shooting an SEC best 90.2 percent from the free throw line.

Kentucky: Team or One-Man Show?

February 17th, 2009
Jodie Meeks - UKIt's getting harder to trust Billy Gillispie. Listen to the UK coach long enough, and you'll come away believing that the sky is green, unicorns are real, and the economy is doing just fine.

But there's one thing Gillispie can't sell me on - even with that power tie, firm handshake and Cheshire cat grin.

"This is Kentucky, not Jodie Meeks. This is not a one-man team." Player of the Week: Jodie Meeks

January 19th, 2009
Jodie Meeks - UK

With other sports mercifully coming to an end, basketball is now taking its rightful place atop the sports landscape. Thanks to this week's Player of the Week, the national media had reason to give college hoops a serious look.


Clip of the Day: Jodie Meeks (In Case You Forgot)

January 18th, 2009

Clip of the Day


Thanks to the genius of YouTube, the world has access to thousands of great college basketball videos to keep us busy every second of every day.  We'll be featuring daily movies to whet your college basketball appetite. Even if you've seen them before, some clips are just too good not to watch again and again.


A Chat with Orestes Meeks, Father of UK's Record Breaker

January 14th, 2009
Jodie Meeks - UK

It’s no secret that Jodie Meeks has been having a breakout year. Kentucky’s junior shooting guard was averaging 24. 2 points per game entering Tuesday night’s showdown against SEC favorite Tennessee, and was fifth in the country in scoring. With a number of long, rangy, athletic wingmen, the Vols figured to give Meeks some trouble in getting his shot off.


Jodie Meeks: Exceeding Expectations

December 24th, 2008

I was going to start this column with some kind of witty, creative statement...something along the lines of Jodie Meeks certainly isn't meek, or Meeks is making opponents weak... something like that.

But to get too wordy or creative might have taken away from what the main focus is...namely that Jodie Meeks is pretty freakin' good.

Jodie Meeks: UK Records

December 21st, 2008
Jodie Meeks - UK

Meeks broke a bunch of UK records in his 46 point outburst this weekend.. some notes from UK Media Relations:

- Meeks recorded career highs in points (46), field goals (14), three-point field goals (9), three-point field goals attempted (14) and tied a season high in steals (4) leading Kentucky to a 93-69 win over Appalachian State in Louisville

- Meeks' 46 points were the most ever scored by a Wildcat in Freedom Hall, which spans 73 games and over 30 years and the sixth most scored in a game by a Wildcat