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September 26, 2013

Aaron’s UK Basketball Blog’s Article Links

AaronsUKBasketballBlog 7:04pm September 26, 2013 9/26/13 Comments Disabled

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If you enjoy reading articles about the UK men’s basketball team, please visit my webpage at http://kybasketball.blogspot.com. You can also follow my webpage on Twitter. My webpage has been around for several years and I update it several times per day so UK basketball fans have access to the best and most recent articles about the team. Now,…

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Blue-White scrimmage moved to October 29

Drew Franklin 3:00pm September 26, 2013 9/26/13

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The Blue-White Scrimmage, originally scheduled for October 28, has been moved to October 29 at 7:00 p.m.  The game will be played in Rupp Arena. Tickets for the annual scrimmage will go on sale beginning Tuesday, October 8 at 9:00 a.m.  Tickets will cost $10 for lower level and $5 for upper level.  UK students…

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Marcus Lee writes for CoachCal.com

Drew Franklin 11:40am September 26, 2013 9/26/13

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In a new feature called “In Their Own Words” over at CoachCal.com, Marcus Lee writes about his new life as a Kentucky Wildcat in Lexington. Lee, the first to contribute to the series, recounts his weekend as a manager for the Calipari Fantasy Camp, the team’s meeting with a communication expert later that week, and…

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Does Youth Pose a Challenge this Season for the Cats?

Jennifer Davidson 10:49am September 26, 2013 9/26/13

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The young players that make up the Kentucky Wildcats this season, and what some may call Cal’s dream team (without the exception of Andrew Wiggins), possesses an array of talent that no one can deny. The size and athleticism combined seemingly makes this team unstoppable, or so we assume. The outcome of last year’s team…

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Coach Cal visited 2014 recruit…Drake?

Cody Daniel 8:35am September 26, 2013 9/26/13

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  Yes you read that correctly. I did say Drake. The relationship between Coach John Calipari and the Grammy award winning hip-hop artist has been well-documented. We knew the two had a good relationship (#LaFamilia), but maybe we didn’t know exactly how close the two were. We know Drake has appeared at Big Blue Madness and a…

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September 25, 2013

Gary Parrish says there’s no gap between Aaron and Andrew Harrison

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:30pm September 25, 2013 9/25/13

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A common misconception about the Harrison Twins is that Andrew is the more talented of the two. It was Aaron Harrison that won Mr. Basketball in Texas, but for some reason, Andrew has gotten more hype from the media. However, we’re hearing that’s not the case, as is Gary Parrish, who quotes some sources at…

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Preview for upcoming SEC basketball season

Cody Daniel 9:12pm September 25, 2013 9/25/13

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When you look at the SEC, of course teams like Kentucky and Florida stand out as powerhouse programs. Then of course there are always the teams that do a lot better than expected as well as the teams that seem to play terrible pretty much all season. As the season is drawing near and fans…

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John Calipari Makes SI’s List of 100 Must-Follows on Twitter

Corey Nichols 6:00pm September 25, 2013 9/25/13

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The key to having a successful Twitter account? Yell and point. So we already did the math and figured out that Coach Cal has more Twitter followers than 190 other D1 coaches combined, but Sports Illustrated has taken it a step further and said that John Calipari is one of 100 “Must Follows” on Twitter…

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Kentucky’s 1994 win over LSU named Greatest Comeback in Sports History by USA Today

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm September 25, 2013 9/25/13

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When you hear the word “comeback,” what comes to mind? LL Cool J? Robert Downey Jr.? Odds are if you’re a Kentucky fan over the age of 30, it’s the UK/LSU game in 1994, otherwise known as “The Mardi Gras Miracle.” USA Today agrees, and named the game their greatest comeback in sports history: 1.…

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ESPN says Kentucky will be the 2nd most successful team over the next three seasons

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm September 25, 2013 9/25/13

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ESPN Insider has a fun little series going on right now called the Future Power Rankings, in which a panel of analysts predict what will happen in the sport over the next three years. The panel includes Paul Biancardi, Jay Bilas, Fran Fraschilla, John Gasaway, Jeff Goodman, Seth Greenberg, Andy Katz and Miles Simon, and…

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April 8, 2020

BBN Jam Round One: (1997) Mercer & Epps vs. (1991) Hanson & Feldhaus

Nick Roush 11:00am April 8, 2020 4/8/20

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The 1991 and 1997 seasons each left Kentucky fans yearning for more. In the first, Kentucky achieved everything it could under a postseason ban, going 22-6 to post the best record in the SEC. Even though they had a parade celebrating the team’s achievements in Rick Pitino’s second season, many wondered would could have been…

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ESPN ranked college basketball’s transfers

Drew Franklin 10:30am April 8, 2020 4/8/20

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Jeff Borzello over at the World Wide Leader In Struggling Without Sports has a pretty interesting ranking set (because that’s what we all do now) of the top 50 transfers and graduate transfers in college basketball. Carlik Jones, the Big South Player of the Year and soon-to-be Louisville Cardinal, claimed the No. 1 spot on…

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April 7, 2020

Keion Brooks officially announces the return of Keion Brooks

Drew Franklin 10:00pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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“Let’s run it back BBN,” Keion Brooks tweeted to his followers late Tuesday night, officially announcing his return for a sophomore season. The Kentucky MBB account celebrated with highlights from Brooks’ freshman campaign: [email protected]_12 is coming back for year #?2?#TGT pic.twitter.com/YFPGF3RlKA — Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) April 8, 2020 John Calipari had this to say in…

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Rick Pitino Still Wants to Play Kentucky in a Home-and-Home Series

Zack Geoghegan 9:30pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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It would appear that Rick Pitino REALLY wants to schedule a future series against his old team. The freshly named head coach of the Iona Gaels has already pitched the idea of taking on Kentucky – but not Lousiville – previously stating back in the middle of March that he “would love to schedule Kentucky…

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Calipari Beard: *New* Beards For Coach Cal To Consider

Drew Franklin 8:00pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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A couple of years ago Calipari showed up to an obligation with a little bit of stubble on his face and for some reason I then photoshopped full beards on him in a post for KSR. It was a really dumb and uninteresting idea on my end, must’ve been a slow news day. I think…

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Three More Kentucky Players Join University Sponsored NBA2K Tournament

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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A team consisting of Kentucky basketball’s top video gamers would probably make a deep run in the NCAA Tournament. In addition to Immanuel Quickley and Zan Payne from the current men’s team, along with current New York Knicks forward Kevin Knox, three more Wildcats have been added to the University of Kentucky’s first-ever school-wide NBA2K Tournament.…

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John Calipari Confirms Bill Clinton, Mark Cuban, and Dr. Fauci as Guests on “Coffee With Cal”

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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  Starting Monday, April 13 at 10 a.m. Kentucky head coach John Calipari will host a Facebook live stream titled “Coffee With Cal”, and he has just confirmed his first three guests; Mark Cuban, President Bill Clinton, and Dr. Anthony Fauci. Every Monday for the next 25 weeks, Calipari’s show will “feature positive messaging and…

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Calipari on if UK loses five to the draft: “We’re going to be Kentucky. We’ll be fine.”

Jack Pilgrim 4:00pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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Over the last 48 hours, the Kentucky basketball program has seen departures from starting guards Ashton Hagans and Tyrese Maxey, with the former declaring for the NBA Draft on Sunday afternoon, and the latter doing the same Monday morning. As he usually does when players declare, UK head coach John Calipari congratulated both players on…

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What you need to know about Purdue transfer Matt Haarms

Aaron Torres 3:30pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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It has been both a weirdly busy and weirdly slow last couple weeks for Kentucky basketball. In the “weirdly busy” category, the annual churn of players leaving Kentucky has picked up in recent days. Ashton Hagans and Tyrese Maxey have both announced their departures in recent days, with the assumption that Nick Richards isn’t far…

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Purdue transfer Matt Haarms looking for school to “showcase an NBA-ready skillset”

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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On Monday afternoon, Purdue center Matt Haarms made the surprise decision to submit his name in the NCAA transfer portal and explore his basketball options elsewhere. “Just believe I needed a change of scenery to take my game to the next level, don’t have anything but positive things to say about Purdue but I just…

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