A Message from Today’s Sponsor:
Kentucky is home to driven families seeking community transformation. Braidy Industries is restoring hope, one family at a time, by bringing hundreds of jobs to the Ashland, Kentucky community. Craig Bouchard, CEO of Braidy Industries, sees talent and innovation in the young minds of Kentucky, and is determined to utilize their strengths to build business within the greater Boyd County region.
For representing the future of Kentucky, graduates from Russell, Fairview, Boyd County, Greenup County, Holy Family, Rose Hill Christian, Paul Blazer, and Raceland High School have received scholarships on behalf of Braidy Industries. You can keep up with Braidy Industries at www.braidyindustries.com. Thanks to Braidy Industries, the future is looking bright in Eastern Kentucky!
The Peach Jam Rolls on
TJ Walker brought you a boatload of coverage from the Peach Jam last night, so I suggest you scroll down for updates on James Wiseman, Vernon Carey Jr., D.J. Jeffries, Scottie Barnes, Tyrese Maxey, Cole Anthony, Jaden McDaniels, and Keion Brooks. The Kentucky staff was out in full force, with John Calipari, Kenny Payne, and Joel Justus at the Peach Jam and Tony Barbee in Atlanta at the Under Armour AAU circuit.
There’s more fun to come today. KSR will have a running thread with updates, so check back early and often.
The Summer League Continues
The Summer League tournament began yesterday and Shai Gilegous-Alexander (Clippers), Wenyen Gabriel (Kings), and Alex Poythress (Pacers) all played well, scoring in double figures. I’ll have some highlights of their performances in just a bit, but for now, here’s the schedule of who’s playing today:
|4:00 PM||Miami (Bam Adebayo) vs. New Orleans (Derek Willis)||NBA TV|
|4:30 PM||NY Knicks (Kevin Knox) vs. Boston||ESPN 2|
|6:00 PM||Memphis vs. OKC Thunder (Dakari Johnson, Hamidou Diallo)||NBA TV|
|8:30 PM||LA Clippers (Shai Gilgeous-Alexander) vs. LA Lakers||ESPN 2|
|10:00 PM||Utah vs. Orlando (Isaiah Briscoe)||NBA TV|
|10:30 PM||Atlanta vs. Portland (Archie Goodwin)||ESPN 2|
Papa John’s life is drastically different than it was a day ago
It’s been a rough 24 hours for John Schnatter, who resigned as chairman of the board of Papa John’s Pizza and the UofL Board of Trustees after it was reported he used the N-word during a conference call back in May. Schnatter’s name has already been taken off the Nachand Fieldhouse in Jeffersonville, Indiana; whether or not it comes off Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium is still up for debate because Schnatter holds the naming rights to the stadium under his own personal agreement.
Life comes at you fast, man.
UK Hoops does the “In My Feelings” Challenge
Videos of the “In My Feelings” Challenge continue to dominate social media, and last night, UK Hoops turned in their take:
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— Kentucky WBB (@KentuckyWBB) July 11, 2018
Better than Tyler Herro? I believe so.
Meanwhile, over at the football training center…
The Football team is having fun
The team beat the heat last night with a watermelon eating contest and water balloon fight. KyWildcatsTV was there to capture the fun:
— Kentucky Football (@UKFootball) July 12, 2018
ICYMI, Mark Stoops is taking Benny Snell, CJ Conrad, and Josh Allen with him to Atlanta next week for SEC Media Days. Kentucky will be the second team up on Monday following Texas A&M.
Today’s KSR is at the Kentucky Speedway
The show is closed to the public, but tune in to hear the gang preview this weekend’s Quaker State 400 and all the other happenings in UK land.