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May 19, 2012

Saturday Morning Sphinx Links

Matthew Hays 10:00am May 19, 2012 5/19/12

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Yeah it’s a stretch, but it’s early – Not much in the world of mainstream Kentucky sports that you didn’t hear yesterday. The big news from Friday was that Montrezl Harrell finally received his release from Virginia Tech. Now Harrell wants to take a few visits before he makes his new college decision. He plans…

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May 18, 2012

Nice Weather’s Late Night Notes

Matthew Hays 11:00pm May 18, 2012 5/18/12

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Instead of saluting Malcolm X on his birthday, I figured that I’d pay respects to the fact that the weather is nice. I don’t know how it’s been for you guys in Lexington or elsewhere around the many corners of the world that the KSR readership inhabits, but in Evanston it just got nice and…

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Noel-Poythress Best Rookies Since Webber-Howard?

Matthew Hays 6:00pm May 18, 2012 5/18/12

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Fox News likes to bill themselves as fair and balanced, but I think that their sports network might be guilty of a slight exaggeration in a post about the retooling process that top college programs are currently undergoing. In their breakdown of what Kentucky is bringing in next season, the author made the bold claim…

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May 17, 2012

Scout Releases New 2013 Rankings

Matthew Hays 8:00pm May 17, 2012 5/17/12

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Friend of the show, Evan Daniels, released his new rankings for the class of 2013 today and there are a few familiar names involved. Derek Willis, the only player on the list currently committed to Kentucky, dropped to number 91 overall. Willis peaked at 31 on Scout’s chart back in January but has since taken…

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May 15, 2012

ESPN Delivers Kentucky’s Spring Wrap

Matthew Hays 8:00pm May 15, 2012 5/15/12

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Edward Aschoff over at ESPN’s SEC blog wrote up a little wrap up of the Wildcats’ spring campaign. He provided both three things that he believes Joker Phillips and the team answered during spring ball and three questions going into the season. One interesting point that Aschoff found to be an ‘answer’ was the repositioning…

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May 14, 2012

Please God, Let Us Have A Better Defense

Matthew Hays 10:00pm May 14, 2012 5/14/12

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Chris Low of ESPN’s SEC Blog wrote a piece on Rick Minter’s efforts to shore up a defense that was, at most times, pitiful last season. The Cats gave up 48 points to Florida, 35 points to LSU, 54 points to South Carolina, 28 points to Mississippi State and 38 points to Vanderbilt in last…

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May 12, 2012

How hot is Joker’s seat?

Matthew Hays 2:30pm May 12, 2012 5/12/12

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If there’s one concern with the football program that is voiced above all others in comment sections and online chat boards, it’s that Kentucky can’t succeed in football because it doesn’t have the coach to do so. Joker Phillips almost came into the job of head coach on the hot seat and has yet to…

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Eric Bledsoe Gets S#!t Right, Grizz Force Game Seven

Matthew Hays 1:00pm May 12, 2012 5/12/12

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No player exemplifies the Kentucky Effect gone right better than Eric Bledsoe. While guys like Daniel Orton, Josh Harrellson and DeAndre Liggins also benefited from better draft positions than they might have received if they had played anywhere other than Kentucky, Bledsoe has stepped in a made a huge impact for his NBA franchise. Last…

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Saturday Morning Hyperlinks

Matthew Hays 10:00am May 12, 2012 5/12/12

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Today isn’t shaping up to be much of a news day, but I think we can probably scrounge up a few links. Let’s get to it. – The recruitment of Nerlens Noel has followed the exact script that the recruitment of any top player would, if that player was the best in his class and…

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May 11, 2012

Keith Bogans’ Late Night Notes

Matthew Hays 11:30pm May 11, 2012 5/11/12

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May 12th is the birthday of the one and only Keith Bogans. The former Cat has had his moments in the NBA, but there’s probably no player who receives the ‘what if’ tag by UK fans more than Bogans. Had he not injured his ankle in a Sweet Sixteen win over Wisconsin, would the Cats…

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