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March 27, 2010

Hatfields and McCoys’ Saturday News and Views

Anthony Wireman 12:25am March 27, 2010 3/27/10

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There are groups of people that dislike each other and then there are the Hatfields and McCoys. These two families entered into a bitter rivalry in the late 1800s and were engulfed in an historically bitter feud for about 26 years (1865-1891). It seems the McCoys were a little upset when a group led by…

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March 26, 2010

Calipari and Huggins are Connected at the Heart

Anthony Wireman 1:06pm March 26, 2010 3/26/10

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Kentucky head coach John Calipari and West Virginia head man Bob Huggins will forever share a common link: Huggins’ heart. Not his innermost feelings and emotions, but his actual, physical heart. In 2002, Huggins suffered a massive heart attack at a car-rental office in the Pittsburgh airport. In the ambulance on the way to the…

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Jesco White’s Morning Updates and Links

Anthony Wireman 11:00am March 26, 2010 3/26/10

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If you know the name Jesco White, you were probably excited when you read the title of this post. If you are not aware of the “Dancing Outlaw” from Boone County, West Virginia, then you need to take a few minutes to watch these videos: – Who is Jesco White? – Jesco on loving his…

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Alpha Betas Win, Cats Roll Past Cornell

Anthony Wireman 8:47am March 26, 2010 3/26/10

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Kentucky defeats Cornell 62-45 to advance to East Regional Finals Quick recap: Kentucky shot poorly but simply had too much talent for Cornell. The Big Red seemingly had all the elements to make a bid for an upset, including overwhelming fan support in the Carrier Dome, but they struggled to find open shots and run…

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March 25, 2010

Is It Time Yet? Is It Time Yet?

Anthony Wireman 8:00pm March 25, 2010 3/25/10

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Will 9:57 p.m. ever get here? The anticipation of tonight’s UK game has seemingly made this the longest day in recent memory. Oh well…just another hour and 57 minutes. Here are some game notes: – Kentucky (34-2) vs. Cornell (29-4) – Series: Cornell leads 1-0 (92-77 in 1967) – Key stats  from UKAthletics.com:   2009-10…

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Representing UK in Iraq and Sweet 16 Predictions

Anthony Wireman 5:00pm March 25, 2010 3/25/10

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Pictured above are a group of Kentucky National Guard soldiers from Paducah that love Kentucky basketball. They raised the UK flag in Iraq and posed for the customary John Wall Dance photo. I know the dance has been watered down, but these guys deserve all the credit for what they are currently doing. Here are…

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Some Breaking News and a Game Programming Note

Anthony Wireman 2:16pm March 25, 2010 3/25/10

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Breaking News: Shelby Valley’s Elisha Justice has been named Kentucky Mr. Basketball. Other notes: – Paul Hewitt will stay at Georgia Tech according to Jeff  Goodman of FoxSports.com. Tubby lives for another day in Minnesota. – I hope you caught Matt’s debate with a whole team of Bostonians earlier; they did nothing to alleviate the…

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Matt Jones Will Step to the Plate for All That is Good

Anthony Wireman 12:57pm March 25, 2010 3/25/10

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KSR’s own Matt Jones has been invited to a debate with Dan Shaughnessy today at 1:20 (here in 20 minutes). You will not want to miss this and fortunately, thanks to modern techonology, you don’t have to. You can listen to a live stream of the show at 1:20 p.m. on WBZ-FM, 98.5 The Sports…

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The Impact of 2009-10 on UK’s All-Time Statistics

Anthony Wireman 11:50am March 25, 2010 3/25/10

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Kentucky is 34-2 with an SEC regular season title, an SEC tournament title, some All-Americans and a great opportunity at a run to the national championship game. It’s difficult to have a great season without great players and 2009-10 Kentucky has great players on the roster. Let’s explore the impact that some of this team’s…

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Pre-Cornell Morning Notes and Updates

Anthony Wireman 11:10am March 25, 2010 3/25/10

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All thoughts in Big Blue land are now focused on tonight’s Sweet 16 game against the Big Red of Cornell. According to Bodog.com, the Cats are still a 9-point favorite tonight but the line is getting close to shifting another half-point to 8 1/2. In other words, Vegas is sucking in those who think Cornell…

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