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February 22, 2020

KHSAA Boys’ District Tournaments Preview

Troy Howell 11:00am February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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The KHSAA boys’ basketball postseason begins on Sunday, February 23. There are 64 district tournaments. All 128 teams that reach the district finals advance to the region tournaments. Since many of the districts seed, most of the district semifinal games are usually lopsided; however, there are always a few intriguing semifinal matchups. The stakes are…

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February 19, 2020

A Look Back At The Top In-State Recruits Of The Last 20 Years

Troy Howell 6:00pm February 19, 2020 2/19/20

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Ever since Rivals started ranking players back in 2002-2003, only twelve Kentucky seniors have finished in the top 150 of the recruiting rankings. Note that I am not including players that played in non-KHSAA schools, such as Aspire Academy. Class Name Rank KY High School College NBA 2004 Chris Lofton 136 Mason County Tennessee No…

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February 17, 2020

Want to see the highest-ranked player in Kentucky? Go watch Marshall County

Troy Howell 6:30pm February 17, 2020 2/17/20

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Marshall County junior Zion Harmon will decide between Kansas, Maryland, Louisville, Murray State, Seton Hall, and Western Kentucky next month. Several recruiting experts are picking the Hilltoppers. The 5’9 point guard is not yet sure if he will reclassify to the class of 2020 or stay in the class of 2021. Harmon is a 4-star…

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February 14, 2020

No. 2 Male hosts No. 5 Covington Catholic in possible State-Semifinal Preview

Troy Howell 11:30am February 14, 2020 2/14/20

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#5 Covington Catholic (22-4) at #2 Male (23-4) Saturday, February 15 at 6:00 p.m. Covington Catholic travels to Male High School on Saturday in what could be the first of two games played between the two schools. The Colonels and Bulldogs may very well meet again on March 21 at Rupp Arena in the Boys’…

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February 11, 2020

Breaking down the KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16 Bracket

Troy Howell 6:15pm February 11, 2020 2/11/20

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The draw for the KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen draw was released today. All the games should be fun, but if you absolutely don’t want to miss any of the NCAA Tournament games, then I suggest coming to the afternoon section on Wednesday. It may be one of the best sessions of the entire tournament. Here…

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February 10, 2020

Want to see one of the top 8th graders in the country play? Go watch Lyon County

Troy Howell 8:00pm February 10, 2020 2/10/20

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Photo: @Tanner_Tabor Travis Perry is considered by many scouting services to be one of the top 8th graders in the nation.  Perry, a point guard, led Lyon County to a 21-10 record last season and has the Lyons off to a 16-9 start this season.  He averaged 21 points as a 7th grader and is…

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February 9, 2020

In-State D1 Commits Headline List Of Mr. Basketball Candidates

Troy Howell 12:00pm February 9, 2020 2/9/20

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The Mr. Basketball field is crowded and does not have a clear-cut favorite. Only seniors are eligible. Dontaie Allen of Pendleton County was last season’s winner and Zion Harmon, a junior at Marshall County, is the favorite to win next season. Here is a look at three seniors that have signed to play at in-state…

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February 7, 2020

My trip to Las Vegas to see BJ Boston, Devin Askew, Bronny James, Jaden Hardy, and Amari Bailey

Troy Howell 9:00pm February 7, 2020 2/7/20

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My flight to Vegas was already booked. I was to fly out of Cincinnati on Tuesday, December 17 and fly back on Thursday, December 19. I had wanted to fly out for the weekend to watch Kentucky play Ohio State and UCLA play UNC in the CBS Sports Classic, but those flights were too expensive.…

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February 5, 2020

Kentucky high school basketball loaded with impact freshmen

Troy Howell 5:30pm February 5, 2020 2/5/20

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This is one of the best freshman classes in Kentucky high school basketball in a long time. Here are some of the top Class of 2023 players making an impact: Reed Sheppard and Ryan Davidson – North Laurel Sheppard is an all-around player and averages 20 points and 6 rebounds per game. He posted a…

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February 4, 2020

Undefeated Ashland remains at top of Boy’s Basketball AP Poll

Troy Howell 11:00am February 4, 2020 2/4/20

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Yesterday, the Kentucky Associated Press High School Basketball Poll was released. Here are my thoughts on the top 10: 1. Ashland – The Tomcats are the only remaining undefeated team in the state. Sophomore Cole Villers missed most of last season with an injury but got healthy in time to lead Ashland to the state…

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