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June 6, 2020

Inside the Play: Post Entries

Brandon Ramsey 9:00pm June 6, 2020 6/6/20

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Last Sunday we broke down the Diagonal/Baseline Runner set play that was Kentucky’s “go-to” last season.  I mentioned that over the course of the season a couple of wrinkles were added to that play, namely a cross screen on the block that generally led to a post entry for Nick Richards.  Instead of just breaking…

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June 5, 2020

Watch LIVE: NABC seminar featuring John Calipari

Drew Franklin 2:30pm June 5, 2020 6/5/20

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With all that is going on in the world, and there is a lot, the National Association of Basketball Coaches is holding a free webinar today at 3 pm to discuss “using your platform as a coach during this critical time.” John Calipari is among the coaches scheduled to speak, which is why I’m bringing…

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Oklahoma State gets one-year postseason ban for part in college hoops scandal

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:22pm June 5, 2020 6/5/20

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The NCAA just handed down its first punishment to a school tied to the college hoops scandal and it will directly impact one of the sport’s brightest new stars. Oklahoma State has been given a one-year postseason ban (effective in the 2020-21 season), three years of probation, a fine, and other recruiting restrictions for former…

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A totally random, early summer SEC basketball power ranking

Aaron Torres 12:00pm June 5, 2020 6/5/20

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While it might seem like the college basketball season ended just yesterday, it has in fact, been an astounding 85 days, nearly three full months, since the NCAA Tournament was cancelled. Yet while the larger world has mostly come to a standstill, the college hoops world has simply kept rolling on. Players have declared for…

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Zion Williamson granted stay, won’t have to answer questions…for now

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am June 5, 2020 6/5/20

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The Zion Williamson lawsuit took another turn last night. On Thursday, a Florida appeals court granted Williamson a temporary stay, which will pause the proceedings in his legal battle with his former agent Gina Ford. Earlier this week, a Miami judge ruled that Williamson must answer questions under oath regarding his eligibility at Duke. Ford…

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2020 five-star center Moussa Cisse postpones decision

Jack Pilgrim 9:30am June 5, 2020 6/5/20

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The plot thickens with the top available center in the class of 2020. Five-star center Moussa Cisse, who announced last week he would be reclassifying from 2021 to 2020, has postponed his college decision. At the time of his reclass announcement, Cisse told reporters he would be choosing a college at some point this week.…

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Today on KSR: Happy National Donut Day!

Jack Pilgrim 9:00am June 5, 2020 6/5/20

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Good morning, BBN! And Happy Friday to all of you! As a matter of fact, there’s another reason to celebrate this morning: it’s National Donut Day! Today, numerous donut shops and stores are celebrating the holiday by giving out free donuts and participating in various promotions. Some of the quick deals I’ve seen online are…

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June 4, 2020

Which former Wildcats will head to Disney World to close out the NBA season?

Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm June 4, 2020 6/4/20

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This afternoon, the NBA’s Board of Governors officially voted to approve the league’s 22-team format to restart the 2019-2020 season in Orlando, with July 31 being the return-to-play date. With this finalized plan, 16 teams already in playoff position will be invited to Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports, along with six other teams in…

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WATCH: Rex Chapman opens up to Dan Patrick

Drew Franklin 9:00pm June 4, 2020 6/4/20

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After reading Rex Chapman’s piece for the Herald-Leader, Dan Patrick dialed up Rex for an interview on the Dan Patrick Show earlier today. It began on the topic of the current racial injustices around our country, but turned to Rex’s own battles with addiction in a very difficult conversation. Then Rex broke the ice and…

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BJ Boston named one of CBS Sports’ Top Impact Freshmen

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm June 4, 2020 6/4/20

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High expectations are the norm for freshman at Kentucky, and CBS Sports just set the bar high for BJ Boston. Kyle Boone ranked Boston sixth on his list of the top 16 incoming freshman that will have an immediate impact on their teams this season, writing that the five-star shooting guard’s reliable scoring will help soften…

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November 13, 2013

Eight lessons from Kentucky’s loss to Michigan State

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:07am November 13, 2013 11/13/13

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Win or lose, Calipari said that he was going to get some answers from his team after this game. After a horrific start, Kentucky fought back on shoulders of Julius Randle to take Michigan State down to the wire. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough. Here are some lessons from Kentucky’s 78-74 loss to the Spartans: 1.…

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November 12, 2013

Watch John Calipari and Alex Poythress in the postgame press conference

Drew Franklin 11:36pm November 12, 2013 11/12/13

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Let’s talk about it on the KSR postgame show

Drew Franklin 11:30pm November 12, 2013 11/12/13

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Ryan Lemond is in studio and Matt Jones is roaming around Chicago on his phone for tonight’s KSR postgame show. Tune in to 840 WHAS, 630 WLAP, or stream online to hear their thoughts on Kentucky’s loss to Michigan State and how good this team can potentially be on down the road. Share your voices and opinions…

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Julius Randle left press conference with cramps, Cal said “I told you…”

Drew Franklin 11:26pm November 12, 2013 11/12/13

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Julius Randle walked to the podium with Alex Poythress and John Calipari following the game, but trainers took him back to the locker room when he began cramping up in the front of the crowded media room. As Randle made his way back through the crowd, Calipari told him, “I told you to take yourself…

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Michigan State 78, Kentucky 74 (Box Score)

Drew Franklin 11:04pm November 12, 2013 11/12/13

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Aaron Harrison disappointed in his performance

Drew Franklin 10:57pm November 12, 2013 11/12/13

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  It was a bad night for Aaron Harrison and he used his Twitter account to admit he was off his game. Kentucky’s freshman shooting guard tweeted, “Played like (poop)” an hour after the loss to Michigan State. Harrison scored three points on 1-for-7 shooting from the field, including an abysmal 0-for-5 from beyond the…

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Not cool, Digger. Not cool.

Drew Franklin 10:43pm November 12, 2013 11/12/13

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Digger Phelps approached a visibly upset Julius Randle outside UK’s locker room after the game, put his hand on Randle’s shoulder, and yelled over to Rod Strickland, “Hey Rod, you gonna teach these guys how to make free throws?” Randle didn’t find it the slightest bit amusing. The comment came, oh, maybe 45 minutes after…

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Cats claw back after sloppy start to lose to Michigan State, 78-74

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:05pm November 12, 2013 11/12/13

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Judging by how fast my heart’s racing, it’s March. Kentucky overcame a very rough start to claw back into the game and only lose by four to Michigan State, 78-74. The first half was downright ugly, with Julius Randle only scoring four points to go with four rebounds and four turnovers, but as Julius goes,…

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Jeff Walz has a big night planned for UL women’s basketball

Matt Wheatley 7:00pm November 12, 2013 11/12/13 Comments Disabled

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I interrupt your Michigan State pre-game rituals (lunges if you’re Ally Tucker) to bring you a bit of lighthearted entertainment from our good friends at the University of Louisville.  While Card fans anxiously await the indefinite return of Chane Behanan, Jeff Walz, Louisville women’s basketball coach, has just what the doctor ordered.   Thursday night,…

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Photos from the United Center

Drew Franklin 6:57pm November 12, 2013 11/12/13

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Cats getting loose Vitale says “Calipari is perfect for Kentucky.” The United Center DJs!!! The enemy

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