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September 8, 2013

Should Richie Farmer’s Jersey Be Removed from Rupp’s Rafters?

Brennan English 2:30pm September 8, 2013 9/8/13

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Mark Story asked a question that, surprisingly, I haven’t heard from more Kentucky fans in my immediate circle– and I work in Frankfort; Richie Farmer is a hot topic. The question of course is, should Richie Farmer’s jersey be taken down from the rafters of Rupp Arena? John wrote Thursday about the fall of Clay…

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The boys are back in town

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm September 8, 2013 9/8/13

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DeMarcus Cousins, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Patrick Patterson, and Anthony Davis just showed up at Cal Camp. Let the nostalgia wash over you. Matt posting up on Boogie: More coming, stay tuned…

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Things are rolling bright and early at Cal Camp

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:43am September 8, 2013 9/8/13

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It’s been a busy morning here at the John Calipari Fantasy Experience, with the campers facing off in an early round of games. The best game of the morning was between Team Texas (Matt Jones and Jason Taylor, managers Julius Randle, Dominique Hawkins, Tod Lanter) vs. Team Louisiana (managers Marcus Lee, James Young and Sam…

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September 7, 2013

More from the Calipari Fantasy Camp

Stuart Hammer 7:00pm September 7, 2013 9/7/13

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Kentucky Sports Radio has exclusive coverage of the Calipari Fantasy Camp all weekend, and there will be plenty of inside info coming your way right here on the site. Take a look at the scouting report of our fearless leader, listed in the media guide. Says he makes junk baskets around the rim. Hold on…

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Early observations from the Calipari Fantasy Camp

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm September 7, 2013 9/7/13

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Day one of the John Calipari Fantasy Experience is in full swing, and I’ve set up camp on the sidelines praying I won’t be hit by an errant ball. Here are some quick observations: This place really is a fantasy I’ll be honest, I had no idea what to expect when I got here. I…

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A little halftime treat

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:58pm September 7, 2013 9/7/13

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John Robic, DeMarcus Cousins, and Jay Bilas at the Calipari Fantasy Camp. I’ll have more for you a little later…enjoy the game.

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September 6, 2013

Kentucky Among Teams Facing A Logjam

Andrew Cassady 9:30pm September 6, 2013 9/6/13

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The only problem with signing the greatest recruiting class of all time is finding a way to get all of them on the court. Especially when you have two draft picks who opted to return to school to hone their game. Yes, Kentucky is loaded with depth which is why Jordan Brennar of ESPN.com named…

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Boogie is Officially in the Rafters…of His High School

Nick Roush 7:00pm September 6, 2013 9/6/13

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Before spending the weekend at his home away-from-home in Lexington, DeMarcus Cousins went to his actual home in Mobile, AL where he was honored by his alma mater-LeFlore High School. DeMarcus’ jersey was retired earlier today at a ceremony in the school’s gym where he led his team to back-to-back state semi-finals while averaging 24.1…

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Cal Sticks Behind His Sons

Nick Roush 4:00pm September 6, 2013 9/6/13 Comments Disabled

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It was disheartening hearing the news about Deandre Liggins’ domestic violence arrest over the weekend. Coach Cal isn’t the kind of guy to leave one of the #LaFamilia behind, posting this picture on Instagram earlier with the caption, “My sons starting to roll in to Lexington for this weekend.”

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DeWayne Peevy makes you an offer you can’t refuse

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:45am September 6, 2013 9/6/13

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Deputy Athletic Director DeWayne Peevy made his first appearance on KSR this morning and made listeners an offer they can’t refuse. Peevy said that if you call the ticket office this afternoon before 4 p.m. and buy two football season tickets, he’ll throw in two lower level BIG BLUE MADNESS tickets from the basketball staff’s…

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July 14, 2020

Three Wildcats taken in latest NBA Mock Draft

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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Three Kentucky Wildcats are now expected to go in the 2020 NBA Draft. According to Sam Vecenie of The Athletic – arguably the top draft analyst in the game, regularly speaking with league executives regarding the top draft-eligible prospects each year – Tyrese Maxey is expected to be UK’s lone first round selection, followed by…

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WATCH/TRANSCRIPT: John Calipari’s virtual media press conference

Zack Geoghegan 6:45pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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John Calipari showed off his quarantine beard during a media press conference via Zoom on Tuesday, and he had plenty more to share. Most importantly, the Kentucky Men’s head basketball coach spoke about a new Minority Leadership Initiative that he is helping spearhead, going into detail about the ins and outs of the program. Calipari…

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Calipari not cutting hair even though it “looks like shit”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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Like the rest of us, John Calipari has let his grooming habits go a little bit during quarantine. When the pandemic started and the world stopped in March, Cal started growing a beard, but lately, his hair has been what’s drawing headlines. This morning, Calipari said that even though his friends tell him his hair…

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Brooks, Maxey, Sestina and 88 other Wildcats make SEC First-Year Honor Roll

Drew Franklin 2:30pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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First-year student-athletes at the University of Kentucky shined in the classroom with 91 Wildcats occupying spots on the Southeastern Conference’s First-Year Academic Honor Roll. To make the 2019-20 First-Year Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete had to maintain a 3.0 GPA (among other requirements) in their coursework from the 2019 summer semester through this past spring…

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Calipari hopeful college basketball happens, but says sport must go by science

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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Will there be college basketball this year? John Calipari sure hopes so because he really likes his team. This morning, Calipari took a break from sunning himself on the Jersey shore to Zoom with reporters, and when asked, said that although he wants there to be college basketball this year “in the worst way,” the…

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John Calipari feels “confident” Olivier Sarr will receive waiver from NCAA

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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No, Kentucky has not received word from the NCAA regarding Olivier Sarr’s waiver request. There is, however, confidence within the program that the talented 7-foot center will ultimately be deemed eligible to play this season in Lexington. In a conference call with Kentucky media members this morning, UK head coach John Calipari said the Wake…

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Calipari: Kentucky’s “got a sterile bubble that’s as good as it gets anywhere”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:31pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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Due to HIPAA laws, John Calipari can’t directly say that his team has tested negative for the coronavirus, but reading between the lines, all 15 players are in the clear. On a Zoom call with reporters this morning, Calipari said that everyone on his team is on campus and participating in voluntary workouts, a sign…

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Moussa Cisse set to announce decision on Wednesday

Jack Pilgrim 11:00am July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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The top remaining big man in the class of 2020 is set to announce his decision on Wednesday. Moussa Cisse, a top-ten prospect in the senior class, announced late last night that he will be choosing a college on Wednesday, July 15 at 3 p.m. CT (4 p.m. ET). ?? DECISION TIME. It’s been a…

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LOOK: BJ Boston overwhelms shooting machine at Joe Craft Center

Jack Pilgrim 9:30am July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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By now, you should be familiar with new Kentucky guard BJ Boston and his elite knack for scoring. After dominating the competition as a senior at Sierra Canyon, earning countless prestigious postseason accolades, and finishing the year as a top-five prospect in the nation, the 6-foot-7 prospect has documented his offseason training in preparation for…

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July 13, 2020

BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: Who Actually Has The Harder Job – Calipari or Stoops?

Bryan the Intern 10:30am July 13, 2020 7/13/20

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So maybe this a question that some of you will feel has an easy answer but I actually think there is a legitimate argument for either answer.  The question really boils down to what do you think makes a job hard.  Is it the expectations that come from that job?  Or is it the barriers…

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