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Thursday Show Thread

Lots to talk about this morning (I stole that line from Matt), so make sure you call in to Kentucky Sports Radio at at (502) 571-1080 or send a text to (919) 928-1789.

Today’s topics:

* Ryan Harrow commits

* Getting to know Mitch McGary

* Brandon Knight calls in to talk Cats and NBA Draft

* Brandon Bender again talks about some stuff

The comments game also continues and your participation in the comments’ section gives you a chance to win some money. Each day, the two best comments will be selected by Matt and Drew the Intern and placed into a weekly drawing for $200, courtesy of Fan Outfitters.

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Article written by Thomas Beisner

141 Comments for Thursday Show Thread



  1. The Rick Bozich O Face
    9:57 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Two people jumped off the Clark Memorial Bridge in Louisville yesterday. Guess they were u of l fans.



  2. Ron Benningfield
    10:04 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    I was catching up on the last couple of podcasts this morning and wanted to commit on UK people most hated by UL fans. Rick Pitino was far and away the most hated person ever, by UL fans, while he was at UK. I think its funny how hated he was, then projected to be the saviour of UL when hired.



  3. Matt
    10:05 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Can we finally quit calling it a rivalry between UK and Loserville? A rivalry would imply that they would give us a challenge every now and then.



  4. kyrobman
    10:08 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Don’t forget to give his twitter account out @12Harrow.



  5. TommyLasorda
    10:09 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    It’s good being a cat fan these days.



  6. Boggie
    10:11 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Matt – stop talking so much about Louisville…no one cares!



  7. Nutwrap
    10:11 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Isn’t Purvis a SG not a PG?



  8. Al's IndiCats
    10:11 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Tornadoes weren’t the only thing that blew UofLooserville fans away yesterday.



  9. BigBlueBoy
    10:13 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Boom Goes the Dynamite!!!!!



  10. Antoine Dodson
    10:13 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    UofL has had 2 football commits decommit because their guardians told them they need to look around more. Doesn’t it seem that UofL bball and fball have more decommits than any other school? Is this a sign that Strong is like Pitino and Strongarms players to commit before they are ready? Or is a case of the Parents being much smarter than the players.



  11. David
    10:14 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    7 – I believe you are right. Purvis is a SG.



  12. darryl i
    10:16 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Brandon Bender is like Larry Vaughts droid. He is going to tell all about Rick Pitino and then come out and say that Rick is having an affair with a lady name Karen Sypher in Porcini’s.



  13. Winston
    10:16 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    We finally get something in return from the Mike Archer to NC State move….I think we got the better end of the deal.



  14. iWantToGrowUpToBeTheDrewFranklin
    10:17 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    A McGruff the crime dog commercial. Hadn’t heard one in awhile. Thought he was dead.



  15. Woody Guthrie
    10:19 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Tennessee Jed…It’s a Grateful Dead song.



  16. Drew
    10:19 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Tennessee Jed!



  17. blunwhite
    10:20 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    My chocolate lab loves the Cats



  18. Kenny H
    10:20 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Warren



  19. 7aintenough
    10:21 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    BIG BROTHER STRIKES AGAIN!



  20. backagain
    10:21 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Tennessee Jed

    Warren



  21. Ricky P.
    10:21 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    UK commitments leave after one year. We are a better program then them because our commitments don’t even have to wait a year to leave us.



  22. Andy Griffith
    10:21 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    My new deputy is Warren.



  23. Kenny H
    10:22 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Warren was the Deputy. Huh Matt, Huh.



  24. Blue Virus
    10:22 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Kendrick Perkins is mad. just ‘effin mad I tell ya. And for no good reason.
    http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_l2os6oOcBR1qc13yoo1_400.jpg



  25. Warren Ferguson
    10:22 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    I was a better deputy than Barney, anyway! I was strictly by the book!



  26. Bull
    10:23 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Quote Bender: “I’m going to talk about his relationship with his mistress Pat Forde”

    I want clarification on this matt!



  27. Adam
    10:24 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    We all know its been a long time since Pitino did any “hard” work.



  28. Kenny H
    10:24 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    UL fans must be hitting the crack pipe.



  29. HickmanCo
    10:24 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Hey guys ask Brandon if he going let his hair grow out. Love the dreads lock!



  30. Kenny H
    10:25 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Pitino just cheats on his wife.



  31. BlueWorldOrder
    10:26 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    “What happens in Brandonville West Virgina, stays in the family……”



  32. TommyLasorda
    10:27 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    @27 Longer than 15 seconds anyway.



  33. Just saying
    10:28 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Mr. Sprague sucked on the Andy Griffith show!



  34. BlackStrapMolasses
    10:29 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    It’s me it’s me it’s Ernest T.!



  35. The Rick Bozich O Face
    10:29 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    louisville on par with george mason. that needs to be on a tshirt.



  36. Lord Vern Master of the Universe
    10:31 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Howard Morris played Ernest T. and directed many of the episodes. So even though you didn’t see him, he was often there.



  37. Just saying
    10:31 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    The UofL fans need to go to the “Chicken Bucket” and hope that the Ohio River floods the building and drowns them all. It would be better than the slow death that they are dying right now!



  38. goboxoutorgogetinbox
    10:34 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    anyone heard about that kid coming in Turquois Bung?



  39. blunwhite
    10:36 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Bender is a bum, wasting time with this guy.



  40. Question
    10:37 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Can a PhotoShop specialist create a pic of Forde with his nose in Ricky P’s ass?



  41. dh
    10:38 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Bender telling “all”? All of what?



  42. WerewolfInLexington
    10:39 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    WOW, I want Matt to grill someone like this on EVERY SHOW. This is great. He’s the best at this



  43. UKGirl
    10:39 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Dear Louisville Fans,

    Your football team sucks, your basketball team sucks, and Pitino will never be what he was in the 90’s.



  44. Pat Forde
    10:40 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Question: Who more credible Brandon Bender or Chester?



  45. Kenny H
    10:41 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Brandon Bender is the smartest UL player ever.



  46. 7aintenough
    10:42 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Wow Bender is just an awful attention seeking idiot. He keeps talking but he has nothing to say.



  47. Parrod Jolson
    10:43 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    You can tell from this interview that Brandon Bender went to UL. Dude is hollow in the head.



  48. Question
    10:43 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    UK fans = Ants
    Sounds like an opportunity for someone to write new lyrics to the Dave Matthews “Ants Marching” song.



  49. dh
    10:44 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Bender’s last appearance on the show. Guaranteed! Idiot.



  50. UKFan in GA
    10:44 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Bender is an idiot. He just likes staying in the spotlight. Hang up on the jerk



  51. TrinityPills
    10:45 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    There is something not right with this guy. Either Pitino got to him before these radio interviews, or he is desperate for attention. Either way, there is no place for him on the radio.



  52. Matt
    10:45 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    This is great the University Louisville looks so bad and KSR is shinning a light on the debacle. Louisville fans know they have 2 years left before Pitino is gone and they are a mid level Big East team



  53. blunwhite
    10:45 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Anyone else feel a little dirty that Bender likes Kentucky so much?



  54. TommyLasorda
    10:45 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    What an attention whore. Why is he relevent, hang up on this douche sack.



  55. BlueFins
    10:46 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Well that’s 15 minutes of my life I can’t get back!



  56. matt
    10:47 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    does Brandon Bender call in as “the truth”?



  57. the anti-cat
    10:47 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Jones finds him entertaining? BB is the craftsman of tools. He likes who he likes and he don’t likes who he dont likes.



  58. BlueFins
    10:47 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Brandon is just as useless now as he was at UL. That pattern just seems to be repeating itself.



  59. Matt P
    10:47 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Brandon Bender has to secretly be The Truth behind the scenes. Both talk for minutes, entertain the hell out of me, and makes zero point. I could see Brandon in a Jordan Tux and Double Breasted Suit.



  60. Brandon Benders
    10:48 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Riddle me this… Who speaks word after word about great things in their head, 2 million words they have spoken but not one thing was said…Who is it? ME! Brandon Bender



  61. Tyler
    10:49 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Bender has nothing. He’s a waste of time and an attention whore.



  62. ComicKevinJones
    10:49 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Brandon Bender is like the drunk chick in a tube top at a party. You keep waiting for something to spill out, but it never happens.



  63. TommyLasorda
    10:49 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    He do what he do when he do what he do.



  64. Matt
    10:50 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Whats worse being a runner for college basketball teams or cheating on your wife in a restaurant with a complete crazie when your the head of a huge college basketball team.



  65. Matt
    10:50 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Whats worse being a runner for college basketball teams or cheating on your wife in a restaurant with a complete crazie when your the head of a huge college basketball team.



  66. Just saying
    10:51 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    The Brandon Bender interviews DO NOT need to be on the Memorial Day show!



  67. buckets23
    10:51 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Just seen the KSTV casting call commercial. Someone tell Matt to stop pairing his Wranglers with Mossimo sport coats!



  68. William Braskey
    10:53 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Brandon Bender says “Don’t ever let the facts get in the way of a good story”



  69. DDB
    10:53 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    The Brandon Bender interview was awfUL.



  70. Most Passionate Female UK Fan
    10:53 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Please tell me that the prize is not a night on the town with Brandon Bender.



  71. iWantToGrowUpToBeTheDrewFranklin
    10:53 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Come on matt, you were saying Bender is a tease, and now you’re being a tease not telling the Clyde story.



  72. the anti-cat
    10:54 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    I say tab bb as the new co-host. auditions over!!



  73. BigBlueBoy
    10:56 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    I heard that BCG was drunk one night and he met some girls and took them back to the Craft Center and he could not find the keys. Then he started banging to the doors to get in.



  74. Most Passionate Female UK Fan
    10:57 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Ryan Harrow committed because I gave him the Providence treatment when he was on campus.



  75. BernieSadori
    11:00 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    My opinions are facts and that’s the truth.



  76. Al's IndiCats
    11:06 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Choices:::::
    Listening to Bender tell all?

    Watching paint dry?

    Did you all know some white paint turns yellow if bird poop hits it while it dries?



  77. Bender Interview Recap
    11:07 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    WTF?



  78. BernieSadori
    11:07 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Brandon Knight is not on uppers.



  79. Champ
    11:08 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    BK was definitely sleeping 5 minutes ago



  80. iWantToGrowUpToBeTheDrewFranklin
    11:09 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Ask Knight if he ever pulled a Curruth, and told Cal he’d holla at him later



  81. No Brainer
    11:10 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Not everyone named Brandon is an idiot!



  82. Question of the Day
    11:11 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Which Brandon do you find to be more credible?



  83. Al's IndiCats
    11:13 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    What a difference between Brandons, One who speaks like an idiot and OUR Brandon…Night and day!



  84. BernieSadori
    11:16 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Sorry Brandon, it’s the Florence Y’all, not mall.



  85. matt jones ghost
    11:16 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Mark it down BK will go to Jazz and in 15 years he will be the lead on a TLC show Sister Wives 2.



  86. Malvolio
    11:17 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    “Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and
    some have greatness thrust upon ’em.”

    Translation: Brandon Knight is great!



  87. GummyBear
    11:21 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Don’t forget, Knight is from Florida… of course he has worn jorts!!



  88. DDB
    11:21 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Brandon Bender interview worth 15 cents, Brandon Knight interview priceless. Go Cats!



  89. The Rick Bozich O Face
    11:22 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Please read the rest of the quote so you don’t make everyone take Liggins out of context.



  90. TheTruth
    11:23 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Brandon Knight does poop ice cream. Then, he studies it and aces an exam on it.



  91. GummyBear
    11:24 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    In his defense, he was in an interview situation where he was asked if he could show more offense at the next level.



  92. cmdcpa2
    11:25 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Does the commitment of Harrow to transfer to Kentucky eliminate the Cats from getting a Shabazz Muhammad or Rodney Purvis for 2012? Is he better then them? Or does Cal not like where he stands with those guys?



  93. Rush Fan
    11:29 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    what is the best website for those Billy Clyde rumors/stories?



  94. BlueFins
    11:31 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    The Truth is a demented old fool.



  95. cats1068
    11:31 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Matt, it’s hard to get excited about a player that can’t play til 2012-2013. If he was coming in this season, everybody would be all about him coming.



  96. Harrow Commitment
    11:32 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Fills a need for sure. Still a lot of work to do for 2012….but we do have Cal and not Three Stacks….not worried.



  97. Chad
    11:33 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    I pledge not to move fire wood



  98. Tyler
    11:33 am May 26, 2011 Permalink


  99. RMP
    11:34 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    You have to bring Truth in studio one day. Hell, it’s summertime. There isn’t anything better to do. It would be radio gold and funny as can be. Jimmy, JT, and Truth are staples of the show. We’ve seen two of them. BRING THE TRUTH!



  100. iWantToGrowUpToBeTheDrewFranklin
    11:34 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    You’re losing viewers to the shitty music



  101. The Rick Bozich O Face
    11:34 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    matt, you are in your own world when it comes to music



  102. Tyler
    11:34 am May 26, 2011 Permalink


  103. PJ_Miller#1CatsFan
    11:36 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Hey Ryan… Mythbusters already did that show like 3 years ago!!!



  104. Blue Virus
    11:36 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    I once saw Ryan Lemond drunk off his azz at the SEC tourney. He was an angry drunk.



  105. Bigjhagan
    11:37 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Reason to drink in the morning? I’ll do the study for FREE!



  106. CvilleWildcat
    11:37 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Next week Ryan has an appointment to donate his plasma too.



  107. Kenny H
    11:37 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    I thought Ryan was tanked everytime he is on the radio.



  108. Vic
    11:37 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Can KSR start a Ryan Lemmond fund? Raise money & help him get back on his feet.

  109. I don’t always drink in the morning for money, but when I do I prefer Dos Equis.



  110. DOM PAPA
    11:39 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Matt—- A Socalist or Communist??? “I hate to say it, but it’s Capitolism.” ?????



  111. blunwhite
    11:40 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Typical liberal doesn’t mind when capitalism pays off for him, but thinks it is evil for anyone else.



  112. Just Saying
    11:40 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Ryan – become a sperm donor instead. Be a man and take this matter into your own hands.



  113. Blue Virus
    11:42 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Wipe my ass Ryan. I have diarrhea, so my balls will need attention from the splashback. I’ll up your payment to $34



  114. PJ_Miller#1CatsFan
    11:43 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    I once conducted an independent study about the effects of constant random sex. It was called the Kirwan Tower Experience. Afterwards my body was like a farm for VD’s.



  115. Otis Campbell
    11:43 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Ryan can come drink some moonshine with me…Good ole’ Otis.



  116. Sports Junkies
    11:43 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Matt, I told you that KY people were inbred hicks. Ryan is being paid $33 to get drunk for three mornings?!?!? UK is dumb. There are probably people that would do it for the booze only.



  117. Kenny H
    11:44 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Ryan I have a bunch of leaves in my pool. If you can vaccum drunk. I’ll furnish a six pack.



  118. CatsFan
    11:44 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Ryan getting paid $33 for drinking in the morning reminds me of those old skits from In LIVING COLOR were they make “MO MONEY MO MONEY MO MONEY”



  119. Better Yet
    11:44 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Get the little “swimmers” drunk in the morning…and then go donate them in the afternoon!



  120. Kenny H
    11:46 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Women who have the best UK Tatoo



  121. CvilleWildcat
    11:46 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    I will help Ryan. I’ll give him the cardboard to start making his own “will drink for $33” sign.



  122. CatsFan
    11:47 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Ryan, Your going at this all wrong. You said you got three kids, in Kentucky we call that a landscaping crew. If you got a truck, a mower, and a cooler you can sit there while your kids mow lawns and drink.



  123. Most Passionate Female UK Fan
    11:48 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Let us interview Brandon Bender and the Truth in studio.



  124. Cville Cat
    11:48 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    The best way to find the most passionate fan is a classic KY Jelly wrestling match! You’re my boy Blue!!!



  125. PJ_Miller#1CatsFan
    11:49 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Maybe the’ll make Ryan ingest a keg of O’Douls, and then inform him it was only near-beer, after he’s acted drunk for several hours.



  126. Fancy
    11:50 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Women’s contest could be the Best personal story or back story about a player or former player. Women love to know and to love the “person.”



  127. CatsFan
    11:50 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    I thought T Ball games were always a tie?



  128. Fancy
    11:51 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    PS Women want to know the “person” not the “numbers.”



  129. Fake Chester
    11:51 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    The most passionate female fan had better wear makeup!



  130. Criteria
    11:52 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Most Passionate Female UK Fan Contest:

    Do they have a vibrator shaped like Cawood’s mic?



  131. [email protected]
    11:52 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    That is not fair. I don’t have any tattoos. 🙁



  132. CatsFan
    11:53 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Matt, What kind of proof you lookin for? Like proof from the movie Sixteen Candles? If so buy some rubber gloves.



  133. Jimmy Dykes
    11:54 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    I’ll pay Ryan $35 to listen to my new one liners.



  134. CatsFan
    11:54 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    131) Please don’t get a tattoo.



  135. Rodney Dangerfield
    11:56 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Ryan, Have you ever seen a crisp $20 bill?



  136. PJ_Miller#1CatsFan
    11:56 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Hunter S. Thompson once described a true Kentucky socialite as someone who, while vomiting, leans far enough forward to spare their clothing, managing only to get a few chunks on the tips of their shoes. That, my friend, is how you find the number one female Cats fan.



  137. Just Saying
    11:57 am May 26, 2011 Permalink

    #131 – Get a fake one airbrushed onto you…they won’t know the difference. #WINNING



  138. [email protected]
    12:03 pm May 26, 2011 Permalink

    134- That would be insane if I went out and got a tattoo for this! I would never do that.



  139. ?
    12:07 pm May 26, 2011 Permalink

    ?



  140. drew the intern
    12:30 pm May 26, 2011 Permalink

    Today’s winners are #87 & #119. E-mail me at [email protected].



  141. ?
    12:42 pm May 26, 2011 Permalink

    ??