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November 24, 2013

Ashley Judd Comes to UK Practice Today

Matt Jones 7:54pm November 24, 2013 11/24/13

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She was probably as happy about the UK loss as you were….

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WCS and Poythress first 5 games comparison

Cody Daniel 6:22pm November 24, 2013 11/24/13

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Kentucky entered this season with high hopes for a 9th Championship but only had two players returning who had consistently seen meaningful minutes in Alex Poythress and Willie Cauley-Stein. The sophomores were expected to step up and become leaders on and off the court for a very youthful Kentucky team that became home to seven…

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Breakdown From the Louisville/UNC Game and Where Cats Need Improvement

Jennifer Davidson 4:58pm November 24, 2013 11/24/13

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With Louisville going down to North Carolina today 93-84, it gave us a good look at two tough upcoming opponents that the Cats will face next month. When playing North Carolina @ UNC on December 12th, the Cats must get back on defense as the Tar Heels push the ball every chance they get. At…

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Updated NBA Mock Drafts

Jonathan Schuette 11:30am November 24, 2013 11/24/13

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  Now that a few weeks of college basketball have passed, many around the nation have had the opportunity to observe many of the elite individuals playing the game today. Kansas’s Andrew Wiggins, Duke’s Jabari Parker, and Kentucky’s Julius Randle have all dazzled fans around the nation, and the trio will likely be competing for…

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November 23, 2013

Dick Vitale Opens Up About Bullying

Brennan English 4:00pm November 23, 2013 11/23/13

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Dick Vitale joined the All-Star lineup of college basketball minds yesterday morning on the radio broadcast. He spoke of his love for Calipari and the hate he receives because of it, as well as the elite tier of teams at the top in college basketball this season. The highlight of the segment had nothing to…

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Wooden Award Watch

Jonathan Schuette 2:30pm November 23, 2013 11/23/13

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  Now that the college basketball season has a few weeks under its belt, fans and media alike finally have the opportunity to start sorting the contending teams from the pretending teams. The same logic applies to players as well. Now that individuals have had the opportunity to log some quality minutes against some decent…

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Top Five Players in the SEC (so far)

Ben Ward 2:27pm November 23, 2013 11/23/13 Comments Disabled

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  (h/t UK Athletics)   Consider me bias, but I thought the SEC was a bit underrated going into this season. I thought there was a national title threat (UK, obviously), a legitimate Final Four contender (Florida, once healthy/fully equipped), and a bunch of other teams capable of getting to the NCAA tournament and winning…

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Dominique Hawkins & Dakari Johnson Talk Practice, Cleveland State

Jonathan Schuette 1:00pm November 23, 2013 11/23/13

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The good people over at Kentucky Wildcats TV are at it again, this time catching-up with two of Kentucky’s phenomenal freshmen, Dominique Hawkins and Dakari Johnson. The duo talked about their maturation on the young season, Cleveland State, some zone defense, and a number of other topics too juicy for this description. On a side…

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November 22, 2013

Friday Roland Ratings Review

Stuart Hammer 4:55pm November 22, 2013 11/22/13

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Today is Friday and that means it’s time for Roland Ratings Review, a semi-weekly post that will recap and breakdown the Kentucky Wildcats basketball players by examining the +/- stat. Because this is the debut post, if you’re not familiar with the plus/minus stats, it’s pretty simple: the number represents the team’s net point differential when…

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Dominique Hawkins is the closest to what Calipari wants

Drew Franklin 3:30pm November 22, 2013 11/22/13

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If you had Dominique Hawkins in your “Who Will Impress John Calipari in November?” office pool, you’re the winner. Yup, Dominique Hawkins. Though no one expected Hawkins to be that guy at this point in the season, the freshman from Richmond is leading the pack, according to his coach. “Dominique is probably closest to what…

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April 2, 2020

LaMelo Ball and his manager bought his Australian NBL team

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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In these trying times, leave it to the Ball family to keep providing ridiculous news stories. ESPN is reporting that LaMelo Ball and his manager have purchased Ball’s Australian NBL team, the Illawarra Hawks. Ball has been playing with the Hawks since August and, after a strong season, is in the running to be the…

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LINK OF THE DAY: Mike DeCourcy on how the ’92 game vs. Duke launched Kentucky’s 90s Dynasty

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:41pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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We don’t like to talk about “The Shot” around here, but there’s no denying its importance. Today, Mike DeCourcy has a nice feature on how the 1992 game vs. Duke helped launch Kentucky’s dynasty in the 1990s featuring quotes from John Calipari, Tom Leach, Dick Gabriel, former UK assistant Herb Sendek, Tony Delk, and Travis…

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Four Wildcats selected in latest NBA Mock Draft

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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Four Kentucky Wildcats are now projected to hear their names called in the 2020 NBA Draft. In Sam Vecenie’s latest NBA Draft Big Board over at The Athletic, Tyrese Maxey led all Wildcats as the program’s lone first-rounder at No. 12 overall, followed by Immanuel Quickley at No. 37, Ashton Hagans at No. 54, and…

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Kentucky announces addition of walk-on Isaac DeGregorio

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30am April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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On Sunday, word broke that Kentucky has added a walk-on, Isaac DeGregorio, a point guard from North Catholic High School in Pittsburgh. Today, Kentucky made it official, issuing a press release with quotes from DeGregorio and John Calipari. “Joining Kentucky basketball is a dream come true,” DeGregorio said. “I’ve been a Kentucky fan all my…

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BBN Jam Round One: (2019) Washington & Herro vs. (2004) Fitch & Azubuike

Nick Roush 11:00am April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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The second matchup of the BBN Jam Tournament is sensational, pairing together two teams many believed were Final Four bound. In 2004 Tubby Smith’s Wildcats were the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive season. The SEC Tournament Champions had only four losses to their name when UAB stunned the…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: Boredom Discovers Some Weird UK Basketball Facts

Bryan the Intern 10:00am April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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Some of the weirder, goofier, hidden, and interesting stats you may not know for your amusement during this isolation: -Bobby Perry scored more points in his UK career than Forest Sale, Phil Grawemeyer, Cliff Barker, Gayle Rose, Layton Rouse, and Basil Hayden.  Those 6 players all have retired jerseys. -4 of Kentucky’s Top 9 all-time…

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April 1, 2020

EJ Montgomery’s dad says no NBA decision has been made, feels son doesn’t need another year to showcase talent

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20

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As we await the official word from the Kentucky basketball team regarding their NBA Draft decisions, we know of at least one player who will be taking his time with the process. In an interview with Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader, EJ Montgomery’s father, Efrem, said his son has submitted a request for evaluation from…

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John Calipari was named UK’s head coach 11 years ago today

Maggie Davis 9:00pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20

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Believe it or not, it’s been exactly 11 years since John Calipari was announced as the next head basketball coach for the University of Kentucky. Time flies when you’re having fun, right? The UK basketball Twitter account had some fun with Coach Cal’s anniversary with the Wildcats, and the account posted a video from his…

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John Calipari’s Coaches Clinic now available for free online

Maggie Davis 8:30pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20

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Missing basketball right now? John Calipari has a remedy for that. Coach Cal and the Kentucky basketball program have made the team’s 2018 clinic available online, free of charge. Calipari tweeted the news, saying he hopes “this puts a smile on some faces as we social distance!” “My hope is for all coaches, this is…

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NCAA extends recruiting “dead period” through May 31

Maggie Davis 5:10pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20

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We won’t be hearing the words “YAHTZEE” for a while, that’s for sure. The NCAA has just pushed back the end of its recruiting dead period by several weeks – now, there will be no recruiting nationwide for Division I and Division II athletics through May 31. Previously, the NCAA had suspended all in-person recruiting…

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