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February 24, 2020

Updated SEC Tournament Bracket With Four Games Left

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm February 24, 2020 2/24/20

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The SEC Tournament is two weeks from Wednesday, and with four games remaining, Kentucky’s chances of locking up the one-seed look pretty dang good; in fact, the Cats can clinch at least a share of the regular season title this week. As it stands now, Kentucky would be the one-seed would play the winner of…

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Maxey says get the ball to Quickley “if we want to win”

Drew Franklin 5:00pm February 24, 2020 2/24/20

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KSR got three minutes with Tyrese Maxey today before UK’s Monday afternoon practice in the Joe Craft Center. In that time Maxey was asked about his fellow guard teammate in the backcourt, Immanuel Quickley, and the importance of getting Quickley the ball in key situations. “Immanuel’s been hot lately, so Coach Cal always coaches to…

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Kenny Payne: Immanuel Quickley’s progress is “unbelievable”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm February 24, 2020 2/24/20

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It’s been a good Monday for Immanuel Quickley. Not only did the sophomore guard receive SEC Player of the Week honors and a new All-American campaign from UK, he was the subject of some glowing comments from Kenny Payne, who raved about Quickley’s journey from an unsure freshman to a confident sophomore who has saved his…

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WATCH: EJ Montgomery answers questions before UK’s Monday practice

Drew Franklin 3:15pm February 24, 2020 2/24/20

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EJ Montgomery is a big supporter of the #PickNick and now the #PickQuick award campaigns. Montgomery is in his second season playing alongside Nick Richards and Immanuel Quickley, so he knows as much as anyone how much those two have grown and improved since last season. Prior to Monday’s practice in Lexington, moments after Richards…

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Kentucky basketball begins #PickNickAndQuick campaign

Jack Pilgrim 2:34pm February 24, 2020 2/24/20

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This past Thursday, the Kentucky basketball program officially announced the #PickNick campaign, a movement dedicated to the promotion of junior center Nick Richards for the nation’s most prestigious end-of-year awards and All-America honors. As part of the #PickNick campaign, UK Athletics released a video, which included some of Richards’ top moments as a Wildcat, soundbites from…

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Kentucky Still Outside The NET Top 20; Updated Team Sheet

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:15pm February 24, 2020 2/24/20

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After wins over LSU and Florida, Kentucky’s NET ranking has improved, but not by much. Even though the Cats are No. 8 in the AP Poll, they’re only No. 21 in the NET, up from No. 24 a week ago. With so many top teams losing this week, the NET Top 10 is all shook…

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LIVE: Kenny Payne previews Texas A&M

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:40pm February 24, 2020 2/24/20

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Kentucky Associate Head Coach Kenny Payne is about to meet with the media to preview tomorrow’s game at Texas A&M. You can follow along below:

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Immanuel Quickley named SEC Player of the Week

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:15pm February 24, 2020 2/24/20

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As expected, Immanuel Quickley has been named SEC Player of the Week for his performances vs. LSU and Florida. The sophomore guard scored 21 points vs. LSU and followed it up with a career-high 26 points in Saturday’s win vs. Florida, including 22 in the second half. In fact, during the second halves of last…

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UK fan gets out of surgery, learns UK is a 4-seed, immediately calls KSR

Drew Franklin 1:00pm February 24, 2020 2/24/20

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Imagine going in for surgery, so much rushing through your mind, so many concerns and worries, before they put you under for the procedure. When you wake up, everything went well, but you soon learn Kentucky dropped from a 3-seed to a 4-seed while you were on the operating table. For John “Sully” Sullivan, a…

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Kentucky up to No. 9 in Coaches Poll

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:46pm February 24, 2020 2/24/20

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Kentucky did its part to improve its resume last week, beating LSU and Florida, but clearly, the voters are not that impressed. After moving up to No. 8 in the AP Poll, the Cats climbed only one spot in the Coaches Poll to No. 9. Kansas, Baylor, Dayton, Gonzaga, and San Diego State make up…

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February 22, 2020

Did Immanuel Quickley just lock down SEC Player of the Year?

Drew Franklin 8:51pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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UK’s “Pick Nick” campaign has drawn a lot of attention to Nick Richards’ candidacy for an All-America slot, but it is Immanuel Quickley who we should be talking about as the team’s SEC Player of the Year candidate. He and Richards are both in the hunt for the league’s MVP award, among a few other…

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HIGHLIGHTS: Best moments from Kentucky outlasting Florida, 65-59

Maggie Davis 8:39pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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The Wildcats never make it easy, but they keep getting the job done. Kentucky defeated the Florida Gators 65-59 inside Rupp Arena on Saturday evening, improving their record to 22-5 on the season and 12-2 in the SEC. Immanuel Quickley led all scorers with a career-high 26 points, 23 of which came in the second…

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WATCH: John Calipari’s postgame press conference

Drew Franklin 8:07pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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John Calipari is live at the podium to summarize UK’s big win over Florida in Rupp Arena. Tune in below via UK’s live stream:

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Immanuel Quickley Sparks Kentucky to 65-59 Victory over Florida

Nick Roush 8:03pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Immanuel Quickley made second half magic to help the tenth-ranked Kentucky Wildcats surge past Florida for a 65-59 victory Saturday night at Rupp Arena. Kentucky was lifeless at the start of the second half. Uninspired, UK fell behind by seven points before Quickley whipped the Cats into shape. Quickley’s and one at the 16:53-mark sparked a…

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John Wall was the celebrity “Y” at Rupp Arena today

Jack Pilgrim 7:30pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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One of the greatest point guards in Kentucky basketball history was back at Rupp Arena this evening, and the school celebrated accordingly. Former UK superstar John Wall made his way back to Lexington on Saturday to watch his Wildcats take on the Florida Gators, where not long into the second half, they decided to bring…

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Kentucky and Florida Tied at Half

Nick Roush 6:54pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Kentucky led by as much as six early on at Rupp Arena, a lead they let slip away when Ques Glover hit a three-pointer at the halftime buzzer to tie the game at 31. Florida’s Keyontae Johnson leads all scorers with 11 points. Kerry Blackshear has nine points and five rebounds. Ashton Hagans did not…

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UK vs. Florida LIVE BLOG

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:45pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Want to see your ad here? KSR has live blog sponsorship opportunities available for the 2019-20 basketball season. If interested, contact [email protected] 

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Kentucky-Florida: Numbers You Need to Know

Nick Roush 4:05pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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1.21 — Points per possession Nick Richards is scoring offensively, ranking him in the 99th percentile nationally in offensive efficiency, according to Synergy. Defensively he’s almost just as good, ranking in the 85th percentile (0.691 PPP). 3 — Straight games Florida has covered the spread. UK is 4-1 ATS in their last five games. 5.5 —…

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John Wall will return to Rupp Arena for the Florida game

Nick Roush 3:45pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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John Wall is back in the Bluegrass. Coach Calipari’s first point guard at the University of Kentucky will be in the Rupp Arena stands Saturday night when the Wildcats take on the Gators. Wall is still recuperating from a ruptured Achilles tendon he suffered almost a year ago. Even though he’s not traveling with the…

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LISTEN: The KSR Pregame Show starts NOW

Jack Pilgrim 3:30pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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We’re two and a half hours from tip-off at Rupp Arena between the Wildcats and Gators, which means it’s time for the KSR Pregame Show. Starting right now, Matt Jones and the KSR crew are live from KSBar and Grille to tell you everything you need to know about Kentucky’s chances against Florida in their…

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