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November 24, 2020

Tennessee extends COVID shutdown; first game Dec. 12

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm November 24, 2020 11/24/20

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How about an update on our neighbors to the south? Yesterday, Tennessee canceled the Volunteer Classic, its season-opening three-team event, after multiple Tier 1 personnel, including head coach Rick Barnes, tested positive for the coronavirus. At the time, the Vols hoped they would be able to return to the court in time for next week’s…

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Kentucky one of Jay Bilas’ national championship favorites

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm November 24, 2020 11/24/20

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Jay Bilas’ annual college basketball preview dropped this morning at ESPN and The Bilastrator is high on the 2020-21 Kentucky Wildcats. Bilas included Kentucky on his list of nine national title favorites thanks to another crop of incredibly talented freshmen. “Damn, the Wildcats have some talented young players,” Bilas wrote. “Ridiculous. B.J. Boston, Terrence Clarke, Devin…

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LIVE: Greater Louisville UK Alumni Club Tipoff Luncheon

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm November 24, 2020 11/24/20

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This year’s Greater Louisville UK Alumni Club tipoff luncheon is going virtual. Watch live as John Calipari and Kyra Elzy share their thoughts on this year’s teams ahead of tomorrow’s season openers.  

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KSR Show Thread 11/24: Basketball tomorrow?

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:55am November 24, 2020 11/24/20

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Good morning, friends, and welcome to the Tuesday edition of Kentucky Sports Radio. Today, the gang will catch you up on all the latest college basketball news, including the cancellation of Friday’s Detroit Mercy game, aka Brad Calipari’s return to Rupp, and John Calipari’s remarks about his team heading into tomorrow’s season opener. Fill up…

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November 23, 2020

John Calipari, Davion Mintz, Olivier Sarr preview Bluegrass Showcase

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00pm November 23, 2020 11/23/20

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This morning, John Calipari, Davion Mintz, and Olivier Sarr took turns chatting with reporters on Zoom about Kentucky’s first three games of the season (Nov. 25 – Morehead State; Nov. 29 – Richmond). Watch their remarks below, or keep scrolling for a partial transcript. HEAD COACH JOHN CALIPARI On playing this week with everything that’s…

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Davion Mintz on pandemic’s mental toll with 48 hours ’til tipoff

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm November 23, 2020 11/23/20

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The coronavirus pandemic has been hard on us all, but on Friday, John Calipari raised awareness for the toll it’s taking on his players during a conversation with Paul Finebaum. This morning, grad transfer Davion Mintz opened up about the pandemic, which has robbed the team of a huge part of the Kentucky Basketball experience.…

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New Gameday Protocols for Rupp Arena, Memorial Coliseum

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm November 23, 2020 11/23/20

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On Wednesday, both the men’s and women’s basketball seasons will tip off, with the men facing Morehead State at Rupp Arena and the women hosting Murray State in Memorial Coliseum. Due to COVID-19, both venues will be limited to 15% capacity with many new game-day protocols in place to provide the healthiest game-day experience for…

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Calipari says for now, no COVID issues with Bluegrass Showcase

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm November 23, 2020 11/23/20

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It seems like every hour, another college basketball program announces it is suspending activities due to COVID-19. Just today, Ole Miss and Tennessee have joined that growing list. For now, John Calipari says Kentucky and its first three opponents are in the clear for the Bluegrass Showcase, which tips off Wednesday evening at Rupp Arena…

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Olivier Sarr one of ESPN’s Top 25 Players in College Basketball

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm November 23, 2020 11/23/20

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Every year, ESPN’s John Gasaway ranks the top 25 players in college basketball. This year, one Kentucky Wildcat made the list: Olivier Sarr. The former Wake Forest big man comes in at No. 15 due to what Gasaway views as “untapped potential”: During an otherwise unremarkable 13-18 season for Wake Forest last year, Sarr blossomed…

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LIVE: Mark Stoops’ Pre-Florida Press Conference

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:55am November 23, 2020 11/23/20

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Mark Stoops is about to meet with reporters on Zoom to discuss his team’s performance at Alabama and Saturday’s game vs. Florida. Tune in live courtesy of UK Sports Video:  

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