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November 26, 2013

Cleveland State isn’t the first early season foe to test a young Kentucky team

Ally Tucker 3:00pm November 26, 2013 11/26/13

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(h/t www.newstime.com) I may have been among small company last night, but even when Kentucky trailed by 11 late in the game, I just didn’t foresee the young Cats losing that game. Was I nervous? No doubt. But I wasn’t quite ready to hit the panic button just yet, even though the first 33 minutes…

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New Draft Express mock draft has five Cats in the 2014 draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm November 26, 2013 11/26/13

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Six games in, how are the Cats doing in terms of NBA draft stock? Whereas some experts had as many as eight UK players going in the 2014 draft a few weeks ago, the hype has simmered a bit to the point that Jonathan Givony believes only (!) five Cats will be drafted. Here are…

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The key to Kentucky’s run? Communication

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm November 26, 2013 11/26/13

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One of the bad habits Cal wants this team to break is poor communication. Cal said last night that he thinks his squad doesn’t talk to each other enough on the court, and that when you’re “into your own thing, it’s really hard to play basketball.” James Young also recognized that after the game, telling…

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Cal reminds fans to be patient

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:30am November 26, 2013 11/26/13

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The moral of last night’s game? It’s going to take some of the players a while to break their bad habits. Cal took to Twitter this morning to remind the fans of that and encourage patience: Don’t get down on these kids. You can’t go up and down with this team half by half because…

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Watch Julius, James, and Andrew discuss last night’s win

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:30am November 26, 2013 11/26/13

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November 25, 2013

Andrew Harrison and the seven minutes that saved Kentucky tonight

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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(Photo © Mark Zerof) Say it with me: “Phew.” I don’t think anyone anticipated that kind of game tonight. Kentucky looked as bad as they have ever looked in the first three fourths of the game, down by as much as eleven. With about seven minutes left and the realization that this team may actually…

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Cleveland State assistant coach isn’t happy

Drew Franklin 11:05pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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Cleveland State assistant coach Jermaine Kimbrough isn’t happy about tonight’s outcome in Rupp Arena. Kimbrough took his frustration with the officiating to Twitter, saying, “College basketball is at all time low. I have never been cheated the way we got cheated in Rupp Arena tonight. Let the kids play.” Followed by: “Don’t take hard work…

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Devin Booker’s English research paper is about the Cats

Drew Franklin 10:45pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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Sean Woods can’t give Devin Booker a hard time for not knowing the history of UK basketball when he arrives on campus next summer. Booker, one of four signees in UK’s 2014 class, is doing his English research paper on Kentucky basketball and its storied history. USA Today’s Jason Jordan, who tweeted the topic of…

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Kentucky Wildcats TV has the highlights

Drew Franklin 9:52pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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Coach Cal gives a shout-out to Big Blue Nation

Drew Franklin 9:44pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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After praising James Young for the way he battled and the way the Harrisons closed out the game, Coach Cal gave a shout-out to the fans in Rupp Arena for their sportsmanship and respect for UK’s opponent after a near defeat. Though Big Blue Nation spent a good part of the second half dreading a…

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April 6, 2020

Kentucky is a No. 1 seed in Lunardi’s first Bracketology (Also maybe find a hobby, Joe)

Drew Franklin 2:45pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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Joe Lunardi needs to calm TF down. Today is April 6th in the year 2020, the day the NCAA tourney should be crowning its champion, and Lunardi’s putting out a Bracketology for next year’s tournament and we don’t even know if there will be a next year. It’s a pandemic, Joe. We’re all just trying to…

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Purdue center Matt Haarms is in the transfer portal

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:06pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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Kentucky needs a big man for next season. Enter Purdue’s Matt Haarms, a 7’3″ center from Amsterdam that just entered the transfer portal. Last season, Haarms averaged 8.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 2.0 blocks per game while shooting 52.4% from the field, 31.3% from three, and 63.4% from the free throw line. In three seasons…

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REPORT: NCAA instant-eligibility transfer rule not expected until 2021-22 season

Jack Pilgrim 2:00pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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John Calipari and the Kentucky coaching staff may have to get a little creative to close out the 2020-21 basketball roster. Despite Calipari saying on numerous occasions that the NCAA was expected to pass a rule that would grant immediate eligibility for transfers on a one-time basis starting this season, it now appears that will…

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Louisville’s Jordan Nwora declares for the NBA Draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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Kentucky’s biggest rival is losing its best player to the NBA Draft. As expected, Jordan Nwora has officially declared for the draft, ending his time as a Louisville Cardinal. Last season, he averaged 18.0 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 1.3 assists. L1C4? pic.twitter.com/jFgWvmXJ17 — Jordan Nwora (@JordanNwora) April 6, 2020 In case you missed it, Louisville…

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Scottie Lewis returns to Florida for sophomore season

Jack Pilgrim 12:30pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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Former five-star prospect Scottie Lewis will be returning to Florida for a sophomore season. This morning, the 6-foot-5 guard out of Hazlet, NJ announced he would be putting his NBA dreams on hold for another year and returning to Gainesville. “Gator Nation, as you all know we have some unfinished business! Our season was cut…

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BBN Jam Round One: (2017) Fox & Monk vs. (2002) Prince & Hawkins

Nick Roush 11:00am April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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There are matchups in KSR’s BBN Jam Tournament that will force you to make a difficult choice between some of your favorite players. This first round four/five matchup will certainly strike a cord. For a certain era of Kentucky fan, Tayshaun Prince is the GOAT. Smooth as silk inside and out, he did it all.…

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WATCH: Tyrese Maxey talks to ESPN about declaring for the draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:45am April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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Shortly after announcing he has declared for the NBA Draft and is keeping his name in, Tyrese Maxey hopped on a video call with The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears to talk about it. “April 6 was written down on my calendar, on my wall, and I saw it every single morning when I woke up…

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Tyrese Maxey officially declares for the NBA Draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:11am April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, but Tyrese Maxey just confirmed that he has officially declared for the 2020 NBA Draft and will forego his remaining eligibility at Kentucky. “My thoughts were that we would be playing for a national championship (today),” Maxey told ESPN. “Although we’re unable to do that due to what…

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LINK OF THE DAY: USA Today tracks Kentucky’s top prospects’ draft stock

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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According to John Calipari, five Kentucky players have declared for the NBA Draft. We know one of them is Ashton Hagans, who announced yesterday he will keep his name in the draft, forgoing his final two years of eligibility. The other four are almost certainly Tyrese Maxey, Immanuel Quickley, Nick Richards, and EJ Montgomery. USA…

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Monday Morning Headlines: Hagans Out, Other Headlines In

Drew Franklin 9:00am April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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Welcome to another weird Monday morning. Today we again begin the week with the headlines from another sports-less weekend, although this time there was at least a little bit of news regarding your favorite basketball team. We drop that, and more, to get you going this a.m.     Ashton Hagans is gone. Ashton Hagans…

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