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November 25, 2013

Kentucky survives a major scare, wins 68-61

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:10pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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Phew. Kentucky turned in their worst performance of the season, but fortunately, went on 12-4 run to finally put away Cleveland State 68-61. Kentucky looked out of sync for the majority of the game, showing no effort and poor execution, but a huge final five minutes from the Harrison Twins kept them alive. Julius Randle…

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UK vs. Cleveland State LIVE BLOG

Drew Franklin 6:50pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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Anthony Davis almost signed with Cleveland State

Drew Franklin 6:23pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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When the Cats take the court tonight in their third game of the Keightley Classic, they’ll be facing the team that could’ve kept UK from winning its eighth national championship in 2012. Cleveland State, tonight’s opponent, was where Anthony Davis once believed he would play college basketball. Really. The Vikings were the among the first…

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Some notable info, fun facts, and what to watch for tonight

Cody Daniel 6:00pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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  Tonight’s matchup…Cleveland State. After six long days of waiting and one Louisville loss later, the Cats are finally back on the hardwood tonight to face the Cleveland State Vikings. So who are the Cleveland State Vikings? A somewhat formidable opponent to say the least with Cleveland State matching wins with Kentucky against Robert Morris…

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Doug Shows officiating tonight’s game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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According to our good friend Oscar Combs, Doug Shows is officiating tonight’s game, along with Michael Stephens and Tim Gattis. If you’ll remember, Shows has a soft spot for Calipari and the Big Blue Nation, giving them the benefit of the doubt on questionable calls. Just kidding. He hates us. Could Cal get his first…

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Comparing Julius Randle

Ben Ward 4:00pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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    One hot button issue for Cats fans this season has been trying to compare Julius Randle to a player of the past. I’ve heard some good ones and some not so good ones, but today I want to look at the three comparisons that have piqued my interest most: Al Harrington, Zach Randolph,…

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Kentucky is No. 3 in the new AP poll

Drew Franklin 1:00pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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With a little help from its friends up the road in Louisville, UK moved up to No. 3 in this week’s Associated Press college basketball poll. The Cats now find themselves behind top-ranked Michigan State and Andrew Wiggins’ Kansas Jayhawks in the Top 25. The Cardinals dropped to No. 9 after falling to North Carolina…

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James Young named SEC Freshman of the Week

Drew Franklin 11:34am November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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The Southeastern Conference released its men’s basketball players of the week this morning and Kentucky’s James Young received honors. Young was named SEC Freshman of the Week following his 26-point performance in UK’s win over UT-Arlington last week. Tennessee’s Jordan McRae took Player of the Week honors, making it the second week in a row…

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November 24, 2013

What to Look for in Cleveland State

Wilder Treadway 9:30pm November 24, 2013 11/24/13

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As football season draws to a close in the Bluegrass (to the happiness of many, Coach Stoops included), it’s now time to focus all of our big blue hearts towards basketball season and the top five team we have on our hands here in Lexington. The 4-1 Cats look to improve their record as they…

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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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April 4, 2020

No matter who Kentucky adds, Devin Askew is ready to roll with the 2020 recruiting class

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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On Wednesday afternoon, the NCAA officially announced it would be pushing the recruiting dead period from April 15 back to May 31, meaning schools will not be able to have face-to-face contact with recruits or transfers for at least another two months. No campus trips, no traveling to see recruits and their families for in-home visits,…

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John Calipari comments on Eddie Sutton’s induction into Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Jack Pilgrim 3:00pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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Following the induction of former Kentucky head coach Eddie Sutton into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, John Calipari congratulated the 84-year-old on the massive achievement. “Coach Sutton had a long and storied career, from Creighton to Arkansas to Kentucky and Oklahoma State before finishing up in San Francisco,” Calipari said in an official statement…

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Best of UK in the NCAA: Final Four Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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Throughout March Sadness, KSR will be bringing you highlights of Kentucky’s NCAA Tournament games from the past 30 years. Today, we will relive the joy and heartbreak of the semifinals. 1993: No. 1 Michigan 81, No. 1 Kentucky 78 (OT) Saturday, April 3, 1993 Kentucky had won all four of its tournament games by 20-plus…

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LISTEN: The KSR Pregame Show starts NOW!

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

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We’re two hours from tip-off in San Antonio, TX between the Wildcats and Utes, which means it’s time for the KSR Pregame Show. Starting right NOW, Matt Jones and the KSR crew are live to tell you everything you need to know about Kentucky’s chances against Utah as they look to claim the program’s seventh…

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Kentucky’s 2011 victory over North Carolina airing locally starting today

Jack Pilgrim 12:30pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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One of the greatest regular season matchups of the John Calipari era at Kentucky is set to rebroadcast starting today. Over the course of the next two days, Kentucky’s epic victory over North Carolina in 2011 featuring Anthony Davis’ game-winning block will be replayed on UK Sports Network TV affiliates throughout the state. The first…

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BREAKING: Former UK coach Eddie Sutton elected to Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

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

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Former Kentucky coach Eddie Sutton has officially been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. In his seventh go-round as a finalist, Sutton was announced as part of the 2020 Hall of Fame class, joining Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan, Tamika Catchings, Patrick Baumann, Kim Mulkey, Barbara Stevens, and Rudy Tomjanovich as…

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BBN Jam Round One: (2014) Randle & Aaron Harrison vs. (2006) Rondo & Morris

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

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If this game were based on recruiting rankings alone, they would both be one seeds. Tubby Smith recruited like John Calipari in 2004. Rajon Rondo was a top 20 point guard in America at Louisville Eastern High School when he transferred to Oak Hill Academy. The crown jewel of a typical Tubby class, Rondo was…

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Today on KSR: A Comeback Cats kind of Saturday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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We should be getting ready for Kentucky’s Final Four semifinal in Atlanta right now, but thanks to the coronavirus, our memories of games gone by will have to suffice. Today at 3 p.m., the UK Sports Network will replay the radio broadcast of the 1998 National Championship between Kentucky and Utah on 630 WLAP, 840…

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April 3, 2020

Immanuel Quickley is Kentucky’s Most Underrated NBA Prospect

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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Immanuel Quickley’s rise from a casual bench player to SEC Player of the Year felt like it happened overnight. The sophomore guard showed signs of potential during his freshman campaign, but they came in unpredictable waves. Even in the early stages of his second season as a Wildcat, it was Junior Nick Richards that (rightfully)…

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NBA proposing 50% paycheck reduction beginning this month

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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The NBA is proposing a drastic salary cut as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. And as a result, upcoming draft decisions for college basketball players could certainly be affected. According to a report by Shams Charania of The Athletic, the NBA has proposed a 50% paycheck reduction beginning April 15. In response, the NBPA…

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