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November 19, 2013

Eight Headlines from UK’s win over Texas-Arlington

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:32pm November 19, 2013 11/19/13

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(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) The first half wasn’t pretty, but in the end, everyone got free tacos. The Cats pushed aside a sloppy first half and went to work inside in the second to roll by Texas-Arlington 105-76. The score marks the second most points scored by Kentucky under Calipari, after the 108 they…

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Willie Cauley-Style strikes again

Drew Franklin 10:46pm November 19, 2013 11/19/13

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When you get a double-double, you can wear whatever you want after the game. Nice night for Willie with 14 points and 10 rebounds in 24 minutes. Nice hat, too.

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Coach Cal says this is the best post-up team he’s ever coached

Drew Franklin 10:33pm November 19, 2013 11/19/13

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Two days ago after the win over Robert Morris, John Calipari sat at the podium in front of the media and said this is one of the best shooting teams he has ever had.  Tonight, it was the frontcourt getting the love in his postgame press conference when he said, “This team is the best post-up…

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The night is still Young

Cody Daniel 10:20pm November 19, 2013 11/19/13

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It seems as if every time the Cats play there’s someone new getting the praise for a dominant performance. Tuesday night was no different with James Young taking his turn in the headlines of Kentucky’s latest blowout victory over UT-Arlington. James shot out of the gates hitting everything including three quick shots from deep to…

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UT-Arlington coach liked first half rebounding, calls Randle an “absolute man-child”

Drew Franklin 10:18pm November 19, 2013 11/19/13

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UT-Arlington head coach Scott Cross is proud of the way his team rebounded in the first half against Kentucky; the Mavericks won the battle on the boards, 21-17, in the first 20 minutes. Brandon Edwards, who finished the game with a career-high 24 points and 10 rebounds, gives all the credit to the energy he…

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Kentucky Wildcats TV has the highlights

Drew Franklin 9:55pm November 19, 2013 11/19/13

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Kentucky 105, UT-Arlington 76 (Box Score)

Drew Franklin 9:53pm November 19, 2013 11/19/13

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Cats go over the century mark for the first time this season, roll UT-Arlington 105-76

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:43pm November 19, 2013 11/19/13

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It was the James Young show for most of the night at Rupp Arena as Kentucky rolled over UT-Arlington 105-76. Young had 26 points, including five three pointers. Julius Randle turned in his fifth straight double-double, with 22 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 blocks. Marcus Lee got the start again and provided the…

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Your starting five…

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:17pm November 19, 2013 11/19/13

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Are the same as last game: Marcus Lee, James Young, Aaron Harrison, Andrew Harrison and Julius Randle.

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Get to know the Texas Arlington Mavericks

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm November 19, 2013 11/19/13

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We’re ninety minutes from tip-off, so let’s get to know a little bit about tonight’s opponent, the UT-Arlington Mavericks. First, your starting lineup… STARTING LINEUP PG: #1 Reger Dowell 6-1, 183 lbs.; Senior; Duncanville, Texas PPG: 26.0; RPG: 4.0; APG: 1.8 Ranks ninth nationally in scoring, with at least 20 points in each game this…

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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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