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July 17, 2016

Update: Former UK golfer JB Holmes finishes in third place at British Open

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm July 17, 2016 7/17/16

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Former Wildcat and Campbellsville native JB Holmes is currently in fourth place at the British Open at -5 overall through 15 holes. After maintaining third place for much of the morning, a double-bogey hole for Holmes on 14 helped push Steve Striker (-6) ahead and into third. Henrik Stenson currently sits in first at -19…

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A look back into the announcements of Nerlens Noel and Shabazz Muhammad

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm July 17, 2016 7/17/16

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Back on April 11, 2012, two of the top recruits in the nation, Nerlens Noel and Shabazz Muhammad took over the college basketball world when they went on ESPN to announce their pending college decisions on prime time television. Kentucky was on the final list of both prospects, and many believed it was possible UK…

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The James Young experiment in Boston may be coming to an end soon

Jack Pilgrim 11:00am July 17, 2016 7/17/16

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Coming out of the draft in 2014, many (including myself) saw James Young as a steal after falling all the way to the Boston Celtics at #17 in the first round. He was raw, extremely young, and lacked anything special from a defensive standpoint, but his potential as a scorer and knockdown shooter made even…

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July 15, 2016

Your blueprint to defending DeMarcus Cousins in today’s NBA

Jack Pilgrim 6:15pm July 15, 2016 7/15/16

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Kentucky basketball fans’ love for DeMarcus Cousins runs deep through their pores, there’s no denying that. Whether it was the “call me” game, the putback layup as time expired to send the SEC championship against Mississippi State to OT, or dancing at midcourt after leading the Wildcats to their NCAA record 2000th win in program history, Boogie…

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July 12, 2016

Can Devin Booker really become the next Klay Thompson?

Jack Pilgrim 7:15pm July 12, 2016 7/12/16

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Former Wildcat Devin Booker is taking the NBA Summer League by storm this offseason, averaging 26 points, 5 rebounds, and 6.5 assists a game in just two games, causing Sports Illustrated’s Ben Golliver to go as far as to call him the “best player” participating in Summer League action. Throughout Booker’s Sunday night 24-point outing for the…

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June 25, 2016

Don’t sweat Jamal Murray slipping to Denver at #7

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm June 25, 2016 6/25/16

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At Thursday night’s NBA Draft, Jamal Murray was selected seventh overall to the Denver Nuggets, giving coach John Calipari his 20th first-round pick at Kentucky. Though being selected in the top ten is an unbelievable accomplishment for anyone, many UK fans were disappointed he didn’t end up playing alongside Karl Anthony-Towns in Minnesota, Boogie and…

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June 18, 2016

#NoFlyZone officially coming your way this fall

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm June 18, 2016 6/18/16

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During the recruiting process of the historically great 2014 Kentucky football recruiting class, the catchphrase #NoFlyZone made famous by former DB coach Derrick Ansley was a common theme amongst players in the secondary committing to become a Wildcat. Players like Mike Edwards, Darius West, Jared Tucker, and Kendall Randolph used the phrase regularly on their…

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Unfair 2016-17 UK basketball NBA comparisons

Jack Pilgrim 9:00pm June 18, 2016 6/18/16

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Throughout the recruiting process of teenage basketball superstars, analysts feel the need to compare each player’s basketball ability or style to those playing in the NBA, putting crazy and unrealistic pressure on these kids to succeed. We’ve heard them countless times throughout the Calipari era, whether it be Wall to Rose or Davis to Camby, so…

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Jedrick Wills visits UT, seven players commit

Jack Pilgrim 8:30pm June 18, 2016 6/18/16

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It was a big day for the Tennessee football program, as they managed to rake in seven commitments on their “Orange Carpet Day” in Knoxville. Several top prospects across the nation were in town visiting for the event, one of whom being 2017 five-star OT and Kentucky target Jedrick Wills. Thankfully for us, Wills was…

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Why Kentucky will defeat Georgia on November 5th

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm June 18, 2016 6/18/16

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It’s absolutely apparent this is a major year for the future of Kentucky football. I don’t believe Stoops is on the hot seat as of now, but a disappointing season would start an awful domino effect that could end up halting any positive momentum this program has garnered over the past four years. Recruiting right now…

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