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July 4, 2020

Skyy Clark says Kentucky offer is a “huge blessing,” moment “didn’t even seem real”

Jack Pilgrim 3:15pm July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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2022 five-star guard Skyy Clark’s genuine interest in the Kentucky basketball program is nothing new, both publicly and behind the scenes. After being rumored as an early Kentucky lean, the 6-foot-3 point guard joined KSR’s Sources Say back in February to discuss his interest in the Wildcats, where he confirmed the pro-UK speculation. “They are…

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Skyy Clark preparing academically for a potential reclassification to 2021

Jack Pilgrim 1:30pm July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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One of the top prospects in the class of 2022 is strongly considering a reclassification to 2021. Five-star guard Skyy Clark, who received an offer from Kentucky this week, tells KSR that he is planning on taking his junior and senior classes at the same time this coming year to prepare for a potential jump.…

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TBT 2020: A Kentucky Fan’s Guide To Basketball’s Return

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm July 4, 2020 7/4/20 Comments Disabled

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This afternoon, The Basketball Tournament, aka TBT, tips off, giving sports fans their first taste of real, live basketball in America since the coronavirus pandemic began. Over ten days, 24 teams will face off in a fully-quarantined environment in Columbus, Ohio, with the winning squad taking home $1 million. Games will be broadcast on ESPN…

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Today on KSR: Happy Independence Day!

Jack Pilgrim 10:00am July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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Who’s ready for some warm weather, relaxation, and hot dog eating contests on this beautiful Fourth of July holiday? Better yet, who’s ready for warm weather, relaxation, hot dog eating contests, and real-life basketball on your televisions? If you’re a fan of any or all of the above – you’re lying if you say you’re not…

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July 3, 2020

Oddsmakers believe Makur Maker’s decision to attend Howard could spark a trend

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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Makur Maker, a five-star prospect in the class of 2020, committing to Howard was a shock to most of the collegiate basketball world. For some, they see it as the start of a possible trend. Drew Franklin touched on this earlier today, but now betting money is getting involved. Kristian Winfield, who covers the Brooklyn…

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Kentucky boasts two of college basketball’s top clutch players of the decade

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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The Kentucky basketball program has had many clutch performers throughout the John Calipari era in Lexington, and today, two of them were listed among the top ten of college basketball in the last decade. In the NCAA’s most recent March Madness 365 Podcast with Andy Katz, former Kentucky guards Aaron Harrison and Doron Lamb were…

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REPORT: Jacob Toppin plans to sit out 2020-21 season

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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In news we all expected to hear, Jacob Toppin is planning to sit out the 2020-21 season. According to a report by Cats Pause, the transfer from Rhode Island will not be able to gain immediate eligibility through the NCAA in order to play in the upcoming season. Unlike fellow Kentucky transfer Olivier Sarr, Toppin…

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Sources Say Podcast Ep. 48: Skyy Clark joins the show to discuss Kentucky offer, break down recruitment

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20 Comments Disabled

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Travis Graf and David Sisk of Cats Illustrated for episode 48 of the Sources Say Podcast, where the trio of recruiting insiders speak with 2022 five-star guard Skyy Clark about receiving his highly-anticipated offer from Kentucky. The Sources Say crew begins the show by talking to Clark about his…

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WATCH: Calipari, Krzyzewski, coaches urge fans to wear masks

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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Earlier this week, John Calipari released a video urging Kentucky fans to wear masks to help stop the spread of coronavirus. Turns out he also took part in a public service announcement from the National Association of Basketball Coaches along with Mike Krzyzewski, Bob Huggins, Cuonzo Martin, Frank Martin, Jim Boeheim and Jay Wright. Check…

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Maker is highest-ranked HBCU commit, hopes to start a movement

Drew Franklin 12:23pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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Makur Maker’s surprise commitment shouldn’t really be a surprise at all. It’s 4 a.m. and Makur Maker just committed to Howard From a basketball standpoint, yes, it’s odd to see a five-star talent pick Howard University over the likes of Kentucky, UCLA, Memphis and many others. The G League, too. Maker is the highest-ranked player…

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July 10, 2020

Rupp Arena one of Seth Davis’ Top 10 College Basketball Arenas

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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As Kentucky fans, we may quibble about Rupp Arena from time to time, specifically the aloof atmosphere in the lower level, but there’s no denying that when Rupp’s rocking, it’s one of the best environments in college basketball. Seth Davis agrees. Yesterday, he ranked Rupp seventh on his list of the ten best venues in…

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I bet you a million dollars you can’t guess Skyy Clark’s favorite Wildcat**

Drew Franklin 3:15pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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Five-star guard Skyy Clark is very high on Kentucky, says he’s been a fan since he’s been playing basketball and it was a “blessing” to receive a scholarship offer last week. He’s a huge Cats fan. He’ll probably become a Wildcat when it’s his turn to play college basketball in 2022. So Clark likes the…

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July 9, 2020

NCAA VP of Basketball confident college basketball will begin on schedule

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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It’s been a rough few days for college football fans, but one of the biggest names at the NCAA is confident college basketball will begin on schedule. NCAA Vice President of Basketball Dan Gavitt told CBS Sports’ Matt Norlander that as long as basketball can be played safely next year, the NCAA Tournament will happen.…

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New Affidavit Claims Zion Williamson was Paid $400K Prior to Freshman Season at Duke

Nick Roush 2:00pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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There’s new evidence in Zion Williamson’s legal battle that may be the most eye-opening to date. In the federal case between the New Orleans Pelicans star and his former marketing agent, Gina Ford, the latter is bringing new evidence to the table. Defendants filed a 38-page affidavit that alleges Zion and his stepfather accepted $400,000…

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July 8, 2020

Getting to know the new guy: BJ Boston

Aaron Torres 8:00pm July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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The 2020-2021 Kentucky Wildcat basketball team has officially arrived on campus. And while there is still some uncertainty about what exactly the season will look like (Mitch Barnhart is hoping for at least 50 percent capacity at Rupp Arena) the games will eventually get played. And because of it, it’s never too early to get…

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YOU HAVE TO PICK ONE: Kentucky’s denim or checkerboard uniforms?

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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Today’s news that Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has signed a multi-year deal with Converse has me flashing back to Kentucky’s days with the iconic brand, specifically, the denim uniforms the Cats wore during the 1996 champions season. The denim unis have long been considered Kentucky’s biggest fashion misstep, but after four seasons of checkerboard, that may be…

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July 7, 2020

Kentucky Adds UAB and Marshall to 2020-21 Basketball Schedule

Nick Roush 10:30pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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The University of Kentucky announced the addition of two teams to its 2020-21 basketball schedule. UAB will travel to Rupp Arena Dec. 6, followed by the Marshall Thundering Herd on Dec. 29. The two new additions officially give the Wildcats 12 nonconference opponents in the upcoming season. Eight will be at home, three at a…

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Getting to know the new guy: Devin Askew

Aaron Torres 8:00pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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The 2020-2021 Kentucky Wildcat basketball team has officially arrived on campus. And while there is still some uncertainty about what exactly the season will look like (Mitch Barnhart is hoping for at least 50 percent capacity at Rupp Arena) the games will eventually get played. And because of it, it’s never too early to know…

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Western Kentucky Offers to Play Kentucky in Basketball for Charity

Nick Roush 11:30am July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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Near, far, wherever you are you can hear the chants from Bowling Green. “We want Kentucky!” This morning the University of Kentucky announced the addition of two new opponents to the nonconference schedule. UAB and Marshall, two Conference-USA programs, will play at Rupp Arena in December. The Commonwealth’s C-USA program, Western Kentucky, offered to to…

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Louisville suspends basketball activities following positive COVID tests

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:22am July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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The University of Louisville men’s basketball team is the latest program to suspend voluntary workouts due to the coronavirus. UofL just announced that two members of the program tested positive for COVID-19, prompting a two-week quarantine period. The release from UofL: “The University of Louisville has temporarily suspended all men’s basketball voluntary activities for two…

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