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May 28, 2010

Dear Blogger Contestants…

Patrick Barker 8:17pm May 28, 2010 5/28/10

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Today you’ve started a journey.  For some of you, the journey could already be over.  For others, you’ve taken a step closer to the glory land where you will be submitted to rookie hazing like having to velcro Drew’s shoe for him or drive Beisner’s kids to the doctor- in Tampa.  It’s a road few…

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May 27, 2010

Brandon Knight Gets A New Look

Patrick Barker 10:45am May 27, 2010 5/27/10

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For those of you wondering if Brandon Knight was going to keep his signature cornrows when he came to Lexington, wonder no more.  Knight was showed up at a Broward County Athletic Banquet yesterday with a fresh ‘do.  While there, he was awarded with the Basketball Player of the Year as well as the Overall…

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Carl Sagan’s Thursday News and Views

Patrick Barker 12:25am May 27, 2010 5/27/10

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I mentioned a couple weeks ago that I am a new Netflix subscriber and I’ve recently found a new gem on my instant queue- Carl Sagan’s Cosmos.  If you’re unfamiliar, it’s an old 80’s documentary series in which the astronomer Carl Sagan touches on a number of subjects, including the origins of life on Earth…

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May 25, 2010

What Is College Basketball’s Pecking Order?

Patrick Barker 11:00am May 25, 2010 5/25/10

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Big shoutout to all the Economist readers out there… Drew’s post about Washington being our wingman really got me thinking.  Who would Washington’s wingman be?  Wichita State?  What I’m saying is that college basketball must have a pecking order.  For the vast majority of recruits that are committed to a school, there has to be…

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May 22, 2010

UK To Play University of Portland at Rose Garden

Patrick Barker 12:13pm May 22, 2010 5/22/10

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  OregonLive is reporting that talks are nearly complete in scheduling a game between University of Portland and UK at the Rose Garden in Portland on November 19.  Coach Cal wants to play a game on the West Coast before flying to Hawaii for the Maui Invitational.  In another obvious case of “getting it,” Cal will…

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May 20, 2010

Happy 18th Birthday, Enes!

Patrick Barker 11:00am May 20, 2010 5/20/10

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No longer opponents… You’ll no doubt be hearing a lot about Terrence Jones today, but let’s not forget it’s a special day for another Big Blue Member- so let’s take a second to wish a happy 18th birthday to the other guy we pried away from Washington, Enes Kanter.  The Underkanter becomes a legal man today in…

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May 18, 2010

Boogie To Go #1?

Patrick Barker 3:02pm May 18, 2010 5/18/10

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DeMarcus Cousins tweeted this morning-  “Blessed with another day … Today is a big day..hoping THAT team gets the top pick”.  So does Boogie have a promise from some unnamed NBA team that if they get the #1 overall selection they will take him?  Sure looks that way. Granted, the news that teams are considering…

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NBA Draft Lottery Primer

Patrick Barker 11:30am May 18, 2010 5/18/10

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As most of you know, tonight is the NBA Draft Lottery.  The fun begins at 7:30 on ESPN and will almost assuredly determine where John Wall spends the next 3 years, but it will also give us a better idea of where our quartet of other Wildcats will end up.  This has typically been a…

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May 14, 2010

The Definitive ’09-’10 Video

Patrick Barker 3:15pm May 14, 2010 5/14/10

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The ever-excellent UKCat8Fan has done it again with the perfect tribute to the ’09-’10 Wildcats. I’m going to miss those guys…

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May 13, 2010

Another Day, Another Cal-to-NBA Rumor

Patrick Barker 2:00pm May 13, 2010 5/13/10

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In what shouldn’t come as a major surprise, the NY Daily News speculates today that, if and when the Cavs fall short of the Finals this season, Coach Calipari will be the front-runner to replace Mike Brown as head coach in Cleveland.  Even though Mike Brown is loved by the city and by his players,…

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