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KSR Week in Review: June 13-17


It’s been an interesting and busy week in KSR land with both Matt and Nick on vacation, but Drew and I have done our best to plow through. In case you’ve also been on vacation, here’s what you missed this week:




— John Calipari was named to a committee to give feedback on the NCAA Tournament Selection process.

Freddie explained some more football terms to us.

— Nick and TJ Walker broke down episode 8 of “Game of Thrones.”

Marcus Lee to Cal became official

UK got a new baseball coach in Nick Mingione.

Alan Cutler took over KSR in a way only Alan Cutler can

— Drew presented you with the first KSR Mock Draft of the summer

Malik Monk proved he can fly

— Nick told us more about satellite camps


— Coach Cal went on the Mike Lupica Show

— ..And threw some shots at Louisville and Rick Pitino.

Freddie broke down his frontrunners for the Rimington Trophy

Matthew Mitchell and Ryan Lemond took over KSR

— We first heard about Tyler Ulis’ hip issue.

— Mitch Barnhart announced plans for a $45 million baseball facility

Drew broke down some footage of the newcomers at one of the UK Basketball camps


— The basketball team got in some very early work at the Nutter Training Center

— Drew profiled five 2018 targets John Calipari might have called after the contact period began

Isaiah Briscoe and Tai Wynyard spoke to the media about their experiences this summer

Tyler Ulis worked out for the Chicago Bulls

Paul Biancardi broke down UK’s freshmen with Jay Bilas, who hosted KSR from the Studio 1C dungeon in Charlotte

— A Cincinnati news station released the dash cam footage of Derek Willis’ arrest


— Drew told us what the pundits are saying about UK’s draft prospects one week before the big day

Willie Cauley-Stein joined me and Jennifer Palumbo in studio.

— Erin Calipari told us about her dad’s many superstitions

— Western Kentucky coach Rick Stansbury said WKU students that wear UK or UofL shirts need to transfer

— SLAM Magazine did an excellent video feature on Tyler Ulis

— John Short convinced Willie Cauley-Stein to do a Bluegrass album

Russ Yeast decommitted


— Governor Matt Bevin removed all existing members from the UofL Board of Trustees and announced UofL president James Ramsey is retiring

— We found out Charles Matthews is visiting Xavier

— Willie Cauley-Stein showed off a portrait of himself with “Space Jam” characters that he commissioned

— ESPN’s Chad Ford shared his thoughts on where UK’s players will be drafted

Lamar Thomas, Eddie Gran, and Vince Marrow gave us two entertaining hours of Kentucky Sports Radio, featuring a call from Darius Rucker, which made Ryan Lemond melt

— Vince Marrow spoke out about decommitments


Now, go enjoy your weekend.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

No, I will not make you a sandwich, but you can follow me on Twitter @MrsTylerKSR or email me.