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PEACH JAM: Zimmerman eager for UK visit

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. -- Texting back and forth during a sporting event has become something of a new tradition for friends in this age of smartphone communications.

On Wednesday, Stephen Zimmerman tried it out with Kentucky coach John Calipari. "I saw him on the ESPYs last night, and I texted him to see if he would reply to me," said the 6-foot-11 senior from Las Vegas. "I just thought that would be pretty cool." Would it be a sign of just how much Calipari wants the elite big man in his program if he actually responded? "Yeah," Zimmerman said with a...