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November 25, 2020

Catch up on KSR’s 2020-21 Basketball Previews

KSR 11:30am November 25, 2020 11/25/20

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Tonight, Kentucky finally tips off the 2020-21 basketball season. Getting to know the team has been a little bit different this year; instead of rushing frantically around the Joe Craft Center on Media Day for soundbites, we’ve been introduced to the guys on Zoom. Here are some of our favorite stories on each player, along…

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November 24, 2020

A Preseason Projection of All 68 Teams in the 2021 NCAA Tournament

Aaron Torres 11:00am November 24, 2020 11/24/20 Comments Disabled

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It isn’t an exaggeration to say that Wednesday is one of the single most important days on the entire 2020 calendar. Ok, it is an exaggeration, but darn it, 2020 has been tough, and I just want to enjoy some college basketball! Well, after a full 256 days we will finally get that chance, as…

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November 10, 2020

Isaiah Jackson grew up wanting to be a guard, but was born to block shots

Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm November 10, 2020 11/10/20

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Kentucky freshman forward Isaiah Jackson may be known as a rim-running big man with elite talent on the defensive end of the floor, but he grew up wanting to play with the ball in his hands as a primary guard. Boasting solid ball-handling, passing and shooting skills, Jackson spent time on the perimeter early on…

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Isaiah Jackson on realizing his dream of playing for Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm November 10, 2020 11/10/20

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Nine years ago, the 2011-12 Kentucky team began its march to the program’s eighth NCAA Championship, led by freak-of-nature freshman Anthony Davis. Watching from home in Waterford, Michigan, a nine-year-old Isaiah Jackson was hooked. “That’s when I started, I just fell in love with it,” Jackson said of Kentucky Basketball. “I could tell [that] here,…

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November 6, 2020

Why BJ Boston keeps a dollar in his shoe during games

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

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When you watch BJ Boston play basketball this season, just know that he’s got a dollar bill tucked inside his shoe. Today, the Kentucky freshman told KSR the tradition dates back to middle school, when he started stashing cash in his shoe to get Skittles before a game. “I’ve been doing that since the sixth…

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BJ Boston feels like “a dog in a cage” waiting for season to start

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm November 6, 2020 11/6/20

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This morning, Kentucky finally released the 2020-21 basketball schedule, and if you think you’re happy about it, imagine being one of the players. When asked about the schedule on a Zoom with reporters this afternoon, BJ Boston broke out in a smile. “I’m excited. I feel like a dog in a cage. I’m just ready…

Read More

October 30, 2020

Obi Toppin helped Jacob Toppin prep for his first UK media session

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm October 30, 2020 10/30/20

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Jacob Toppin is used to being asked about his brother. Last year, Obi Toppin was consensus National Player of the Year after a breakout sophomore season at Dayton and is projected to be a top five pick in next month’s NBA Draft. When Jacob decided to transfer to Kentucky from Rhode Island back in April,…

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October 29, 2020

Olivier Sarr’s first impressions of Kentucky, the place and team

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:05pm October 29, 2020 10/29/20

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Olivier Sarr arrived in Lexington back in June, but due to the pandemic, has yet to get the true Kentucky Basketball experience. Normally, players are initiated into the Big Blue Nation with offseason camps and clinics, full of adoring fans and autograph requests; Madness campout, the true epitome of “you people are crazy”; and Madness…

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October 21, 2020

Kentucky is building championship “buzz” in Lexington: “It’s definitely a special group”

Jack Pilgrim 6:45pm October 21, 2020 10/21/20

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As time inched along this summer, John Calipari used his annual offseason media tour to rave about Kentucky’s upcoming roster for the 2020-21, stressing over and over that a season must be played. “We’ve got to play because I have a really good team,” Calipari told Andy Katz of NCAA.com. “We’ve got a great group…

Read More

October 20, 2020

A healthy Dontaie Allen finds new appreciation for basketball, approach toward life

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm October 20, 2020 10/20/20

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Editor’s note: This is the second edition of KSR’s preseason previews for the upcoming 2020-21 Kentucky basketball season. The first featured Davion Mintz, which can be found here. There wasn’t a defender in Kentucky capable of slowing down Pendleton County star guard Dontaie Allen at the onset of his senior campaign. Averaging an absurd 42.9…

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November 25, 2020

Catch up on KSR’s 2020-21 Basketball Previews

KSR 11:30am November 25, 2020 11/25/20

3 categories

1 tag

Tonight, Kentucky finally tips off the 2020-21 basketball season. Getting to know the team has been a little bit different this year; instead of rushing frantically around the Joe Craft Center on Media Day for soundbites, we’ve been introduced to the guys on Zoom. Here are some of our favorite stories on each player, along…

Read More

November 24, 2020

A Preseason Projection of All 68 Teams in the 2021 NCAA Tournament

Aaron Torres 11:00am November 24, 2020 11/24/20 Comments Disabled

4 categories

0 tags

It isn’t an exaggeration to say that Wednesday is one of the single most important days on the entire 2020 calendar. Ok, it is an exaggeration, but darn it, 2020 has been tough, and I just want to enjoy some college basketball! Well, after a full 256 days we will finally get that chance, as…

Read More

November 10, 2020

Isaiah Jackson grew up wanting to be a guard, but was born to block shots

Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm November 10, 2020 11/10/20

4 categories

3 tags

Kentucky freshman forward Isaiah Jackson may be known as a rim-running big man with elite talent on the defensive end of the floor, but he grew up wanting to play with the ball in his hands as a primary guard. Boasting solid ball-handling, passing and shooting skills, Jackson spent time on the perimeter early on…

Read More

Isaiah Jackson on realizing his dream of playing for Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm November 10, 2020 11/10/20

3 categories

2 tags

Nine years ago, the 2011-12 Kentucky team began its march to the program’s eighth NCAA Championship, led by freak-of-nature freshman Anthony Davis. Watching from home in Waterford, Michigan, a nine-year-old Isaiah Jackson was hooked. “That’s when I started, I just fell in love with it,” Jackson said of Kentucky Basketball. “I could tell [that] here,…

Read More

November 6, 2020

Why BJ Boston keeps a dollar in his shoe during games

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

3 categories

1 tag

When you watch BJ Boston play basketball this season, just know that he’s got a dollar bill tucked inside his shoe. Today, the Kentucky freshman told KSR the tradition dates back to middle school, when he started stashing cash in his shoe to get Skittles before a game. “I’ve been doing that since the sixth…

Read More

BJ Boston feels like “a dog in a cage” waiting for season to start

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm November 6, 2020 11/6/20

3 categories

2 tags

This morning, Kentucky finally released the 2020-21 basketball schedule, and if you think you’re happy about it, imagine being one of the players. When asked about the schedule on a Zoom with reporters this afternoon, BJ Boston broke out in a smile. “I’m excited. I feel like a dog in a cage. I’m just ready…

Read More

October 30, 2020

Obi Toppin helped Jacob Toppin prep for his first UK media session

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm October 30, 2020 10/30/20

4 categories

2 tags

Jacob Toppin is used to being asked about his brother. Last year, Obi Toppin was consensus National Player of the Year after a breakout sophomore season at Dayton and is projected to be a top five pick in next month’s NBA Draft. When Jacob decided to transfer to Kentucky from Rhode Island back in April,…

Read More

October 29, 2020

Olivier Sarr’s first impressions of Kentucky, the place and team

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:05pm October 29, 2020 10/29/20

3 categories

2 tags

Olivier Sarr arrived in Lexington back in June, but due to the pandemic, has yet to get the true Kentucky Basketball experience. Normally, players are initiated into the Big Blue Nation with offseason camps and clinics, full of adoring fans and autograph requests; Madness campout, the true epitome of “you people are crazy”; and Madness…

Read More

October 21, 2020

Kentucky is building championship “buzz” in Lexington: “It’s definitely a special group”

Jack Pilgrim 6:45pm October 21, 2020 10/21/20

4 categories

1 tag

As time inched along this summer, John Calipari used his annual offseason media tour to rave about Kentucky’s upcoming roster for the 2020-21, stressing over and over that a season must be played. “We’ve got to play because I have a really good team,” Calipari told Andy Katz of NCAA.com. “We’ve got a great group…

Read More

October 20, 2020

A healthy Dontaie Allen finds new appreciation for basketball, approach toward life

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm October 20, 2020 10/20/20

4 categories

0 tags

Editor’s note: This is the second edition of KSR’s preseason previews for the upcoming 2020-21 Kentucky basketball season. The first featured Davion Mintz, which can be found here. There wasn’t a defender in Kentucky capable of slowing down Pendleton County star guard Dontaie Allen at the onset of his senior campaign. Averaging an absurd 42.9…

Read More