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February 16, 2020

Takeaways from this week in SEC Basketball

Brett Bibbins 10:00pm February 16, 2020 2/16/20

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After surviving a “rock fight” in Rupp Arena, according to John Calipari, the Kentucky Wildcats moved to 2-0 on the week. Let’s take a look at some of the other takeaways from around the Southeastern Conference this week. 1. Down go the Tigers, both of them As of the beginning of this week, Kentucky was…

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LOOK: Graph shows disparity of UK’s streaky shooting this season

Maggie Davis 9:00pm February 16, 2020 2/16/20

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Kentucky finished Saturday’s game shooting nine percent from the three-point line, connecting on just two of their 22 attempts. That’s an abysmal stat line, and it’s certainly an outlier for the Cats. So far this season, Kentucky is making an average of 31.9 percent of their long-range attempts. Here’s where it gets interesting. The Twitter…

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The Comeback Cats – this year’s team is getting better at gutting out wins

Maggie Davis 6:00pm February 16, 2020 2/16/20

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The Cats have not made it easy on themselves this season. Over and over and over again, this year’s group finds themselves in an unexpectedly-close game, trailing at halftime, or just straight up losing to an inferior opponent. It happened twice this week alone – first on the road against Vanderbilt, then again Saturday afternoon…

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How Kentucky Basketball Has Overachieved This Season

Nick Wheatley 5:00pm February 16, 2020 2/16/20

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It’s no secret that there has been a lot of parity in college basketball this season. The Kentucky Wildcats are no different as they have been frustrating and confusing just as much as they have looked dominant and fun. While the Cats were given lofty preseason expectations that they haven’t exactly lived up to (yet),…

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Defense Wins Out In Rock Fight

Adam Luckett 4:00pm February 16, 2020 2/16/20

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Entering the meeting in Lexington, Ole Miss had only beaten Kentucky once all-time in Rupp Arena while the Wildcats owned a commanding series lead of 107-13. Despite sitting at 13-11 and 4-7 in SEC play, the Rebels had been playing some pretty good recent basketball under second year head coach Kermit Davis. The scoring prowess…

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Social Media Reactions: Ole Miss Game

Sam Gormley 2:00pm February 16, 2020 2/16/20

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It wasn’t pretty, but the blue and white left Rupp Arena with a five-point home victory over the Rebels of Ole Miss. The pulse of the fanbase is fairly predictable after escaping with a win. On Immanuel Quickley Immanuel Quickley is the most underrated player in the entire nation — bake (@_bakes1) February 16, 2020…

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News and Notes from UK’s win over Ole Miss

Maggie Davis 1:30pm February 16, 2020 2/16/20

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Need to know more about Kentucky’s 67-62 win over Ole Miss? Thanks to the fine folks who work with UK Athletics, we’ve got you covered. Here are the news and notes you need to know from the game: Team Records and Series Notes Kentucky has won four in a row and is 20-5 overall. UK…

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Today on KSR: Cats survive at home against Ole Miss

Sam Gormley 10:00am February 16, 2020 2/16/20

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I’ve always learned that I would rather win ugly than lose pretty. Yesterday was the epitome of just that. Kentucky did not play well, but survived down the stretch to defeat Ole Miss 67-62. Here is the news you need to know to start your Sunday: Free Throws prove to be the difference Good teams…

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LOOK: KSR’s photo recap from UK’s win over Ole Miss

Maggie Davis 9:00am February 16, 2020 2/16/20

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As per usual, KSR’s chief photographer Dr. Mike crushed it with his camera on Saturday afternoon, bringing us dozens of incredible pictures from inside Rupp Arena. Dr. Mike was there from the jump through the final buzzer to capture the game’s best moments. Here are some of our favorites: Nick Richards’ face whenever someone says…

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February 15, 2020

Top takeaways from Kentucky’s 67-62 victory over Ole Miss

Jack Pilgrim 10:45pm February 15, 2020 2/15/20

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It wasn’t pretty, but the Wildcats got the job done in Lexington, pulling off a 67-62 victory over Ole Miss to move to 20-5 on the year and 10-2 in conference play. What are the top takeaways from the victory? Kentucky shot 2-22 from three The biggest takeaway from Kentucky’s gritty – is that the…

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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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What Memories Would You Like To See Go Into The Rupp Redesign?

Andrew Cassady 2:30pm September 1, 2013 9/1/13

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Earlier this week Lexington mayor Jim Grey put out a call for fans to submit their favorite Rupp Arena memories. Today over on Kentucky.com the Good Doctor Jerry Tipton took a look at some of the responses and offered up this reasoning for the question call: “Maybe the call for memories is a means to…

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August 30, 2013

After Mudiay, What’s Next For UK?

Will Totten 5:30pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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  Like most of you, and most of the others in the recruiting world, up until just prior to Emmanuel Mudiay’s decision to take his talents to Southern Methodist University I had assumed without doubt he would end up at Kentucky. He seemed like the perfect lead guard to run the Dribble Drive offense, but…

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August 29, 2013

A Video To Get You Ready for the Drive for #9

Matt Jones 2:30pm August 29, 2013 8/29/13

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I know football begins Saturday, but this video from the master at the UK video craft about UK’s drive for #9 is too good to pass up.

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August 28, 2013

Get to know the walk-on with the awesome name: EJ Floreal

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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Caption This! The next basketball player up in CoachCal.com’s spotlight is EJ Floreal, the team’s new walk-on. Floreal, a track star in high school whose father serves as UK’s track and field coach, decided to chase his dreams and only play basketball in college. The son of two Olympians, EJ didn’t just want to play…

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Coach Cal on Kentucky Sports Radio radio

Drew Franklin 4:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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Did you miss John Calipari’s surprise call-in to KSR this morning? Worry not, my Kentucky basketball loving friends. You can listen to the entire birthday wish/interview above.

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UK Fan on Mt. Ranier Wants to Hear John Calipari on Kentucky Sports Radio

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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John Calipari called in to Kentucky Sports Radio this morning to wish Matt a happy birthday, and stuck around for a segment to talk about his new players, who are now all on campus and enrolled as UK students. It’s the first time he’s really been able to talk about the freshmen since signing day,…

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Only four UK players make Draft Express’ 2014 mock draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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Draft Express updated its 2014 mock draft this morning, and, as you might guess, some of your University of Kentucky Wildcats made the list. Here’s where Jonathan Givony ranked UK’s players: 2. Julius Randle8. Andrew Harrison16. Willie Cauley-Stein28. Alex Poythress That’s it. Really. Givony doesn’t have any other Cats going in the first or second…

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It’s official…

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:20am August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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The official UK basketball roster has been posted on UK’s website. Check it out in all its glory. According to a UK spokesman, “all of our returning players and signees are enrolled and registered for the fall semester.” It’s happening, guys. The Revenge Tour is on.

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August 27, 2013

Jamaal Magloire and Joe Crawford will also play in the Alumni Game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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It won’t just be Cal-era Cats on the floor for the Alumni game on September 9th. A source tells KSR that Jamaal Magloire and Joe Crawford will also play in the Alumni game, and Ramon Harris tweets that he will too. It will be Magloire and Crawford’s first return to Rupp since graduation. We’re one…

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