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September 5, 2013

17,000 tickets sold so far for the Alumni Game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:45am September 5, 2013 9/5/13

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Our ace reporter Ryan Lemond is currently in Lexington interviewing John Calipari and the players, and although most of that information is embargoed until October 1st, Cal gave him a news bit to share with the masses. According to Calipari, 17,000 tickets have been sold so far for the Alumni Game on Monday night, and…

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September 4, 2013

Kenny Walker has some high praise for Julius Randle

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:26pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Kenny Walker recently watched the new Cats practice, and gave Julius Randle some very high praise in a conversation with Larry Glover. Walker said that he thinks Randle is the most talented player to come to UK since Shawn Kemp. Of course, Kemp never officially got to play for the Cats (he signed a letter…

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Kentucky is the Talk of the SEC Conference Catchup

Corey Nichols 6:00pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Sports Illustrated wanted to catch up with SEC basketball, which basically means that they spent about 700 words talking about Kentucky.  Which is fine by us, really, especially when it’s the sort of talk that’s just super flattering. While throwing some attention toward Florida, as a potential SEC challenger, and Tennessee, a darkhorse third-favorite, the…

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You might as well just put this video on loop until Big Blue Madness

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:26pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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It’s picture day for the UK basketball team, and the guys took some time between takes to lay down some nasty dunks for KyWildcatsTV. Check out the video above and prepare for the Drive for #9.

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UK Fans of the Day Want List of Pitino/Calipari’s Ten Best

Matt Jones 4:01pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Andy Katz got some conversation going today by ranking the ten best players Rick Pitino coached in college. It is an interesting discussion, brought on by Pitino’s induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Andy listed them this way: 1. Tony Delk 2. Jamal Mashburn 3. Antoine Walker 4. Reece Gaines 5. Ron Mercer 6.…

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Aaron Harrison likes Batman, Andrew likes Spider-Man

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Aaron on the left, Andrew on the right. It’s finally Andrew and Aaron Harrison’s turn in the spotlight at CoachCal.com, and Eric Lindsey does not disappoint. Andrew calls their first week on campus “an amazing experience,” and says he can’t wait to get on the court with the rest of his team. The two say…

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September 3, 2013

Name that Harrison Twin!

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:20pm September 3, 2013 9/3/13

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CoachCal.com’s profile of the Harrison Twins is coming up tomorrow, and as a teaser, UK released this quote from one of them: “People expect us to come here and be great players and have high expectations, so we’ve got to come in here and work hard and fulfill expectations.” They’ll reveal which twin said it…

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September 2, 2013

Willie Cauley-Stein says he’s ready to lead

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:00pm September 2, 2013 9/2/13

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Who says news doesn’t happen on Labor Day? Sports Illustrated’s Kelli Anderson just posted a profile of Willie Cauley-Stein, and it’s chock full of awesome stuff. Willie opens up about last season and all the work he’s been doing to prepare for this season, including working on all parts of his game, “from guard skills…

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Your first 2013-2014 team picture

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:26pm September 2, 2013 9/2/13

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Click to enlarge You’re looking at the first 2013-2014 team picture. Coach Cal tweeted today that he had the guys over to “talk to them about the traits of some of my best teams”…and presumably, have some grilled meat. Six observations: — Is there ever a picture in which Dakari Johnson doesn’t smile? — Cal’s…

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September 1, 2013

Basketball Cats’ Biggest 2014 Concern: Chemistry?

Corey Nichols 8:30pm September 1, 2013 9/1/13

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And straightening out those 3-Goggles. It’s hard to talk about football all day after a miserable loss, so what better alternative than to talk about the problems our basketball team might have this year? Wait, that doesn’t sound very soothing at all.  But actually, it turns out to be just veiled good news. Mike DeCourcy…

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August 1, 2021

Dontaie Allen Signs with Bojangles

Brent Wainscott 3:00pm August 1, 2021 8/1/21

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IT’S BO TIME FOR DONTAIE ALLEN. Dontaie Allen has now signed with Bojangles, his third endorsement along with Players Trunk and ProCamps. ? #TeamBojangles Updated ?Welcome to the team, @dontaieallen11! pic.twitter.com/gzWWBFPPNy — Bojangles (@Bojangles) August 1, 2021 I mean, I just don’t know what else to say. This is the best Kentucky endorsement signing I’ve…

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July 31, 2021

Adem Bona set to visit Kentucky on August 28, hopeful for scholarship: “I’m built a little bit different.”

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm July 31, 2021 7/31/21

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Nine months into his time in the United States, Prolific Prep’s best-kept secret is a secret no more. 2022 five-star center Adem Bona is not only a well-known commodity in basketball recruiting circles, he’s now one of Kentucky’s top frontcourt targets in the rising senior class. His numbers are consistently solid, but not absurd. The…

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MADE Hoops High School Academy Camp is coming to Lexington

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm July 31, 2021 7/31/21

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Are you a class of 2022-2024 boys high school basketball player looking to get better, play against strong competition, and earn scholarships? Is your child looking for a similar can’t-miss opportunity? If so, you won’t have to travel far to find it. MADE Hoops is taking its Midwest High School Academy – a high level,…

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Rasheed Wallace emerges as prime candidate to join Penny Hardaway’s staff at Memphis

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm July 31, 2021 7/31/21

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Another familiar name is expected to join Penny Hardaway’s staff at Memphis. After adding legendary coach Larry Brown to his staff as an assistant earlier this offseason, Hardaway is now reportedly making a push to hire former NBA star Rasheed Wallace, as well. NBA insider Marc Stein was the first to break the news. “Sources…

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Team USA MBB defeats Czech Republic, moves on to Tokyo 2020 quarterfinals

Jack Pilgrim 11:00am July 31, 2021 7/31/21

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The U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team is quickly finding its groove in Tokyo, taking home a 119-84 blowout victory over Czech Republic to guarantee a spot in the Knockout Stage. Jayson Tatum led the way with 27 points on 10-16 shooting and 5-10 from three to go with two rebounds, two blocks and one assist…

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July 30, 2021

Two Wildcats selected in early 2022 NBA Mock Draft

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm July 30, 2021 7/30/21

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We’re not even one day removed from the 2021 NBA Draft and we already have our first official mock draft for the upcoming 2022 class. ESPN’s Jonathan Givony published his first mock draft of the 2022 cycle early Friday morning, one that included two Kentucky Wildcats in the first round. Five-star guard signee TyTy Washington…

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Today on KSR: Three Wildcats selected in the NBA Draft

Jack Pilgrim 9:30am July 30, 2021 7/30/21

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The Kentucky men’s basketball program saw two more players selected by teams in the NBA Draft in Isaiah Jackson and Brandon Boston Jr., while a third – Terrence Clarke – was also honored by the NBA with a posthumous selection in the first round. Jackson was selected No. 22 overall by the Los Angeles Lakers,…

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John Calipari on Isaiah Jackson, BJ Boston’s NBA Draft spots; Terrence Clarke tribute

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:00am July 30, 2021 7/30/21

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John Calipari was unable to be at last night’s NBA Draft due to “reasons out of [his] control,” but Cal being Cal, you know he had to weigh in on where his guys landed. After the dust settled on “Graduation Night,” Calipari sent out these comments in a press release from UK. Isaiah Jackson is…

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LOOK: NBA honors Terrence Clarke as honorary selection in 2021 Draft

Zack Geoghegan 7:00am July 30, 2021 7/30/21

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The NBA pulled off an all-time classy move during the 2021 Draft. Terrence Clarke, a former Kentucky Wildcat guard, was supposed to hear his name called during Thursday night’s NBA Draft by his future franchise, but his life was tragically taken away from him in April as a result of a car accident. To honor…

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July 29, 2021

Kentucky set to host Central Michigan, Tony Barbee on November 29

Jack Pilgrim 9:00pm July 29, 2021 7/29/21

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Tony Barbee will make his return to Lexington in November. After leaving the Kentucky coaching staff this offseason to take the head coaching job at Central Michigan, Barbee is set to take his Chippewas to Rupp Arena on Nov. 29. Jon Rothstein was the first to break the news. Source: Kentucky will host Central Michigan…

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