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May 7, 2017

What’s next for John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats?

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm May 7, 2017 5/7/17

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Last night, a whole lot of pressure was lifted off of Coach Cal and UK next season when Kevin Knox committed to the Wildcats. With Hamidou Diallo’s decision up in the air right now, UK needed a leading scorer to carry the team next year, and they got one. As of now, UK’s team is in great…

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Biggest recruiting surprises of the Calipari era at UK

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm May 7, 2017 5/7/17 Comments Disabled

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If there’s one thing Kevin Knox’s announcement reminded us yesterday, it’s to never count out Coach Cal. Even when the entire recruiting world thinks Kentucky is out of a race and the chances are slim to none, the best recruiter in the business somehow always manages to shock us. In past years, though, UK has…

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The internet’s reaction to Kevin Knox’s commitment yesterday was perfect

Jack Pilgrim 4:00pm May 7, 2017 5/7/17

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Yesterday, the Kentucky Wildcats received quite possibly the most surprising commitment of the Calipari era in five-star forward Kevin Knox, and the internet erupted. Several national media analysts expressed their shock with the announcement, future Cats expressed excitement, and opposing fans harshly criticized the 17-year old. As for UK fans? Things couldn’t have been better. Check out just…

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Jojo Kemp will not be signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers following rookie camp

Jack Pilgrim 3:30pm May 7, 2017 5/7/17 Comments Disabled

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Bad news out of Tampa Bay for former Wildcat and fan-favorite Jojo Kemp… According to NFL writer Greg Auman, Kemp will not be signed by the Buccaneers following his tryout with the team this past week. Bucs are not signing tryout running back JoJo Kemp (DeLand) of Kentucky out of rookie minicamp … — Greg…

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Who is Kevin Knox? Breaking down UK’s newest commitment

Jack Pilgrim 3:00pm May 7, 2017 5/7/17

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What a Derby Day, huh? Mint Juleps, horse racing, gambling, and “My Old Kentucky Home” blasting through televisions across America. What more can you ask for? I’ve got just the thing… BBN, meet your newest Wildcat. Kevin Knox Small Forward | 6-9 | 215 lbs. Tampa, FL | Tampa Catholic AAU: E1T1 ★★★★★ ESPN No.…

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May 5, 2017

Breaking down tomorrow’s Kevin Knox college decision

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm May 5, 2017 5/5/17

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Every year there seems to be a few late prospects keeping Kentucky fans on the edge of their seats awaiting their college decisions. Last year, Marques Bolden went down to the wire and chose Duke. The year before, Jaylen Brown announced for California on Derby, and Jamal Murray, a “lock” for Oregon at the time,…

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May 1, 2017

Fans have come up with a new UK logo… a few actually

Jack Pilgrim 4:15pm May 1, 2017 5/1/17

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It didn’t take long before the Twitterverse took UK’s Kroger Field announcement and ran with it… Both rivals and fans have come together over the last few hours to create photoshops of updated names and logos involving the infamous Kroger “K.” Nice work, somebody. pic.twitter.com/p2xYj3wDKr — Not Jerry Tipton (@NotJerryTipton) May 1, 2017 UK QB…

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Mark Stoops following today’s announcement: “We’re very proud to play on Kroger Field… I’m a Kroger man.”

Jack Pilgrim 3:45pm May 1, 2017 5/1/17

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KSR’s own Freddie Maggard spoke with UK football head coach Mark Stoops following today’s Kroger Field announcement to discuss what he thinks about the transition and the impact it makes on the program. “We’re very proud to play on Kroger Field,” Stoops said. “We’ll be happy to open that stadium our second game of the…

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VIDEO: Mitch Barnhart talks to the media on naming of “Kroger Field”

Jack Pilgrim 2:15pm May 1, 2017 5/1/17 Comments Disabled

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UK AD Mitch Barnhart spoke with the media following today’s Kroger Field press conference, where he was ecstatic about the 12-year partnership between the University of Kentucky, Kroger, and JMI. Some of the key points? Kroger’s passion for improving the state of Kentucky, not just about hospitality or ticket sales. Whether or not Rupp Arena’s…

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April 16, 2017

Five-star SF Kevin Knox set to commit in the “next couple of weeks”

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm April 16, 2017 4/16/17

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After finishing up his high school basketball career at the Jordan Brand Classic, star forward Kevin Knox says his recruitment is coming to a close very soon. Knox will have several coaches in over the next week or two for in-home visits, and make a decision after that. The 6’8 forward out of Florida sat…

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