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Wake Forest radio host mocks KSR, BBN: “I think that we could do their radio show better than they could.”

Does the BBN have a new rival? The Wake Forest basketball program and radio host Josh Graham have suddenly found themselves at the top of the list.

Let’s rewind to Tuesday, when Graham had new Wake Forest head coach Steve Forbes on his podcast, The Drive. Forbes questioned why Sarr would want to “put all that time in for a prestigious degree” at Wake Forest, only to end up graduating from “a place like Kentucky?” The question quickly caught fire on social media, and UK figures like Vince Marrow and Erin Calipari even weighed in on the disrespect. The KSR crew decided to discuss the remarks on Wednesday’s radio show. By Wednesday evening, Graham had already fired back at the BBN.

The radio host said Kentucky Sports Radio was “losing its mind” over the comments, and he repeatedly called the BBN “the most obnoxious” fan base. His reasoning?

“They act like they’re the very best, but there is nothing, nothing I could say that they’re the very best at. You’re not the best at anything,” Graham said.

Yes, you’re a blue blood, but you’re easily the fourth best of the blue bloods. Give me Duke, give me Carolina, give me UCLA,” he added later in the show.

Eventually, Graham narrows in on KSR, calling Matt Jones “the foremost authority of the state of Kentucky” (true) and a native of Duke, North Carolina (not true). Facts are optional, right?

“Control your own damn show, dawg. What are we doing here? If you’re going to take shots at Wake Forrest, at least come correct. No one is confusing your radio show with anything other than some guys hanging together in Kentucky. Some slap-words I can’t say on the radio, Graham said. “I think that we could do their radio show better than they could.”

Then, they tried. Oh, did they try. The co-hosts spent the next few minutes mocking the state of Kentucky, complete with dueling banjos, fake country accents, a line about toothpaste, a worn-out joke about marrying your sister and even the phrase “possum biscuit.”

What would Kentucky Sports Radio sound like if they were in control? Take a listen:


Graham also had a challenge for Kentucky’s fanbase:

Who’s the best Kentucky Wildcat to ever play in that program? I guarantee you won’t find a guy who’s in the top-20 or top-30 of the history of college basketball. Wake Forrest, I know I have one. I might have two,” Graham said. “I’ll take Tim Duncan over any Kentucky Wildcat who’s ever played. I’ll take Chris Paul… over any guard Kentucky has ever had. If I’m wrong, come at me.”

He even came out swinging at Rupp Arena:

Rupp Arena is attached to a damn shopping mall. Did you know that? I went there expecting to see this great basketball arena, and what I saw was a shopping mall that you could potentially get some nice antiques from,” Graham said. “While you’re there, maybe you could watch some basketball. That’s Kentucky.”

The host was also careful to shoutout all of UK’s esteemed graduates, including Ashley Judd (true), Drake (who went to school in Canada) and Mitch McConnell (who graduated from the University of Louisville). For someone who tried to roast KSR for not having all of the facts straight about a game from the 1990s, this guy really didn’t do his homework.

Here’s the beginning of the show, where Graham discusses the original comments, says Olivier Sarr is taking “an incredible risk” with the Wildcats and calls Kentucky the “most-obnoxious” fan base. You can also listen to the hour-long podcast by clicking here.

Tune into KSR tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. It’s sure to be a good one.

Article written by Maggie Davis

I love sports, podcasts, long walks on the beach and Twitter (@MaggieDavisKSR)

68 Comments for Wake Forest radio host mocks KSR, BBN: “I think that we could do their radio show better than they could.”

  1. Thetruthshallsetbennyfree
    8:51 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    Jealousy is so adorable. KSR’s makeup department alone wins the day. He looks like the plastic surgeons before photo on botched surgery repair jobs.

    • Thetruthshallsetbennyfree
      8:53 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

      Ironically he also looks like what happens when siblings breed.

    • ClutchCargo
      9:53 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

      Let’s cut him a little slack. He looks better now as a guy than he ever did as a woman. lol

    • Thetruthshallsetbennyfree
      10:03 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

      Sad but true.

    • Cletis75
      3:36 am May 8, 2020 Permalink

      Clutch, I think you’re close. By that picture, I can’t tell if it’s a man, or the man in the relationship. Not that there’s anything wrong with either, I just can’t tell which it is.

  2. tncatrn
    8:55 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    Josh Graham needs to stick to what he does best….hosting The Price is Right…you keep that PLINKO going tho little man…

  3. CatsfaninFL
    8:59 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    He loses all credit calling UCLA a blue blood lmao. They have been nothing short of irrelevant since the Wizard graced their sidelines. Just like Duke will be when K is gone, IU has been since BK was shown the door, etc. Wake can’t hold anyone’s jock strap. Have they ever even made a FF? (Spoiler they did in ’62).

    The last team they made an E8 his supposed greatest player in WF history was shown the door by UK. What an idiot.

    • CatsfaninFL
      9:00 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

      Time* not team

  4. T-Town Cat
    9:09 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    The best way to slap him down is to ignore him. He didn’t exist before today, and won’t after tomorrow.

    • T-Town Cat
      9:13 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

      Tim Duncan was 2-7 from the field in a 83-63 loss to UK In 1996. It was 38-19 at the half.

    • ClutchCargo
      3:45 pm May 7, 2020 Permalink

      Hey, they hung 44 on us in the second half. I guess they’ve got that going for them.

  5. UK_fac_boi
    9:10 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    Not worth a response. Thanks for Sarr.

  6. UKCatAttack
    9:11 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    I bet he really appreciates the clicks he’s getting out of this. Just like every other so called expert that tries to get publicity by bashing the Cats. Forget about this guy. He’s a troll.

  7. bige
    9:12 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    “Wake Forest’s average attendance this season is 6,752. The Deacons would have to draw 10,217 to avoid the first season in the Joel’s history with an average of fewer than 7,000 fans per game“

    I have no idea why anybody would want to transfer.

  8. Gogh Big Bleu
    9:13 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    I suspect KSR tomorrow will be on tilt.

  9. Marginal Prophet
    9:14 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    Honestly I am just surprised they have enough fans to justify the need of having a radio show. I am sure tens of people listen at once.

    • lexattorney
      9:35 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

      Ones of tens!

  10. ukkatzfan
    9:16 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    Wake Forrest is trying to hop on the Iona And BCG train of a home and home series. Smh.

  11. calbert
    9:24 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    I’m a UK grad living in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and I can assure you all, Wake Forest is as irrelevant as irrelevant gets. One of the weakest fan bases I’ve ever seen, terrible crowds at home football and basketball games. When UNC and Puke come to town, the majority of spectators are there for those two teams. We shouldn’t even be worried about what they say. Thanks for our new starting center, enjoy the basement of the ACC.

    • SuperTroy18
      11:33 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

      Well said.

  12. UKfanman01
    9:37 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    Wake Forest thinks they can do a radio show better….. Wake Forest also THINKS they’re relevant in college sports

  13. lexattorney
    9:44 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    I, like many of you, don’t see the point in giving this tool clicks. Anybody who would put any of the teams mentioned (Duke, UNC or *snicker* UCLA) ahead of Kentucky who is #1 in overall wins; #1 in tournament games won; #2 in FFs behind a team with 2 less championships; #2 in championships behind a team with one (maybe) during his lifetime; and the winningest team of the last decade is obviously a troll and DESPERATE for any kind of attention.

  14. Kevier
    9:51 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    so how many times has the host of the Wake Forest Radio show be asked to host the Paul Finebaum Show ….. We must be doing something right

  15. bigblue98
    9:52 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    Does Wake Forest play basketball? I thought they disbanded the program when the idiots fired Dino Gaudio. How did that work out for you? Is there a more irrelevant program in the ACC right now than Wake? Worry about beating Duke, Carolina, NC State, Miami, Florida St, Boston College, Miami, etc before you come at us. We have respect for true programs, but not you as have to do something within the last 20 years.

  16. bigblue98
    9:54 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    On a complimentary note, this guy looks like he could eat quite a few Krispy Kreme donuts.

  17. nousername
    10:21 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    Dude kinda looks like he lives in a magical, enchanted forest.

  18. noxicon
    10:23 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    He somehow manages to look like a bigger douche than his words portrayed.

    • BobbyBlue
      11:16 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

      He is desperate for attention to make his radio
      show relevant. If he draws enough attention from the BBN then quickly Ky haters will be lining up for interviews starring him. Guys like Gotlieb,and numerous other haters, especially ESPN hacks, will get wood over this guys ranting about Ky. Jerry Tipturd for example would be thrilled to feature this guy, as he tails about the Cats.
      The best thing here is to ignore him !

  19. BIGblueFootBallGuy
    10:25 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    Why would we listen to this moron? I’m not giving his show any ratings from me.

  20. Cletis75
    10:25 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    Crying is really the only option left for them! The young man had been there for 3 years, and couldn’t find a reason good enough to stay. They should be blaming themselves not us!

  21. Bruce Dickinson
    10:34 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    It’s kind of sad that this guy is so ignorant.

  22. Realme
    10:57 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    I hope Matt shows no mercy on the show tomorrow. This has been even more entertaining than watching U6 get their latest NOA.

  23. SuperTroy18
    11:35 pm May 6, 2020 Permalink

    Wake Forest is the Vanderbilt and Northwestern of the ACC, except…they’re not NEARLY as prestigious as those schools are academically. They’re just that bad at sports.

  24. Mad Hatter1201
    12:07 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    Wake-0 enough said…..

  25. lexattorney
    12:25 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    I figured it out after a consultation with my friend Mr. Woodford. Dude looks like a prepubescent Greg Proops.

  26. 4everUKBlue
    12:34 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    This is the absolute pinnacle of his career, it’s all downhill from here.

  27. ukyelecteng
    12:49 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    There is truth to be said about rupp being attached to a shopping mall, always thought that was tacky. Disagree about the rest. Irrelevant radio host trying to get clicks.

  28. Rob
    1:02 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    This guy sounds emotionally unstable. Pretty sure he still lives in the basement of his parents house.

  29. catdaddyd
    2:38 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    So Jm J Bullock has a job as a sports guy now. Congrats.

  30. BeejeCat
    2:39 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    Y’all, please don’t give the guy clicks. Also, please respect WF if only for the fact that Sarr is coming here. There are no comparisons to be drawn. Their program and subsequent “radio show” will not get attention unless we call it. Please ignore. And be glad Sarr is in a better place.

  31. Y’all built that clout from the ground up. Don’t be passin’ it out like candy.

  32. Urincatland
    3:29 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    I’d love to see him and Matt go at it on the radio! Matt would eat his lunch!!

  33. Batsell
    4:06 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    Hell Hath No Fury like The BBN Scorned! Josh Graham you just opened a can of worms you will NEVER get the lid put back on!

  34. CahillsCrossingNT
    4:40 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    Jones the foremost authority on Kentucky? His knowledge of college basketball, including Kentucky basketball, is primitive to say the least as is his knowledge of this state. He probably can’t even name the last 10 governors. You embarrassed yourself by putting “true” in parentheses.

    • UKFanSC
      7:16 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

      There aren’t 5 people on the planet who could name Kentucky’s last 10 governors nimrod…’re on the wrong site with that line of crap. I assume since this was sent at 4:40 am you were drunk.

  35. Bluebloodtoo
    5:40 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    Sour grapes? When you come spewing hate with few facts, you look like an idiot.

  36. Papaw
    7:10 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    More UK fans have listened to that audio than Wake fans have listened to that radio show in it’s history

  37. UKFanSC
    7:13 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    Put him back on the deserted island he was on last week. Let him vent to his 27 listeners and fade into oblivion

  38. kentuckyrld
    7:51 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    If WF is such a great school and this new guy is such a great coach, then no player could ever want to transfer. Maybe WF is not a paradise.

  39. meeksfor3
    7:53 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    So which is it Fat Sam Smith, Is it about teams or about individuals? Ask your greatest player ever about his experience against Kentucky and you will see what we do well. We kick your @%% that is what we do well. We are 5-0 with an average margin of victory of 20+ ppg against your crap team.

  40. tdub
    8:42 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    What the hell is a wake forest?

  41. blueNtheFace
    9:16 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    How many final four banners and natty banners hang in “what ever they call WF gymnasium”?

  42. ClutchCargo
    9:38 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    I, for one, appreciate this douchebag for making me feel alive again as a sports fan! lol

  43. Trinity45
    9:42 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    Shocked to learn Wake Forest actually have enough fans to support a sports radio show. Plus what has Wake Forest done in the last 50 years, the only few teams they had that were any good we beat in the NCAA with their best ever players.

  44. lexslamman
    10:02 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    Remember that game where we scored like 80 points against Wake in the first half… with Jarred Prickett playing point? Let’s just send these guys video of that until they get back in their lane.

  45. lexslamman
    10:03 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    Woke Forrest.

  46. Proctor331
    10:21 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    NCAA would love to make this a first round match-up, but that would require WF actually even coming close to making the tourney

  47. BowdenQB4ever
    11:29 am May 7, 2020 Permalink

    Matt carved out a great niche with KSR, there’s no way around that. He got access with the school and provides consistent content, even if it isn’t as good as it was in the Beisner days. That being said, they could probably do a better show. Matt is good on big days, but the general filler content is hard to listen to.

    • 4everUKBlue
      4:34 pm May 7, 2020 Permalink

      General filler Is impossible to listen to for me but I agree with everything else you said.

  48. chris43
    12:56 pm May 7, 2020 Permalink

    13-18 overall….6-14 in conference. They’re basically the Vandy of the ACC.

  49. kentuckybackupplayer
    1:04 pm May 7, 2020 Permalink

    Ginger making fun of Kentucky? I guess he has never been past the suburbs in his town in NC. There is just as much meth and so-called redneck trash in his state as there is anywhere. With the ratings and viewership of his show ads must cost at least .25 cents for a drive time 60.

  50. Lip Man 1
    3:28 pm May 7, 2020 Permalink

    A word of advice to all, Do not feed the Wake Forest radio trolls.

    That’s all this guy is after when you come right down to it, attention.

  51. grammarpoliceUK
    4:04 pm May 7, 2020 Permalink

    I pretty much agree with everything said in the comments.. And no, I don’t always agree with KSR and their takes on some things. But with that said, I’m pretty sure KSR has more commenters than that guy has listeners lol.

  52. Thetruthshallsetbennyfree
    7:40 pm May 7, 2020 Permalink

    Leatherface called and said he’s sueing for copyright infringement.

  53. 4everUKBlue
    7:54 pm May 7, 2020 Permalink

    Get his face off the website. Why give him the publicity?

    • 4everUKBlue
      7:55 pm May 7, 2020 Permalink

      Wait, I get it, he’s not the only one fishing for clicks.

  54. kurofmi
    6:29 am May 8, 2020 Permalink

    I must say…
    I have Never laughed so hard. Reverse schools…He IS Matt Jones. I loved it. Go Blue!

  55. BlueCollarMan
    6:54 am May 8, 2020 Permalink

    The Hillbilly stereotype is so 20th century America, along side the Aunt Jemima Negro, the Bloodthirsty Hun and the Bucktoothed Jap. If we’re going to wallow in that stinking dumpster of history…

    Many descendants of Appalachian blacks and Melungeons can thank their lucky stars that their ancestors had the Eastern Kentucky counties to flee to from the whip of their North Carolina masters.