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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

5 things to know about the Florida Gators

Brett Bibbins 3:00pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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1. Match up nightmare Starting at the four spot for the Florida Gators is sophomore forward Keyontae Johnson. Johnson stands at just 6’5″, but plays so much bigger, that he is a a really tough match up for any team. Kentucky will have a definite size advantage at the four, with both EJ Montgomery and…

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2021 five-star guard Kennedy Chandler is visiting today

Jack Pilgrim 2:00pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Kentucky will have one of the top point guards in the class of 2021 in attendance on Saturday evening. 2021 five-star point guard and consensus top-20 prospect Kennedy Chandler will be at Rupp Arena this evening to see the Wildcats take on the Florida Gators, his second time visiting the school. Once seen as a…

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Scouting Report: Florida Gators

Brandon Ramsey 1:00pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Florida enters this evening’s game with a record of 17-9, 9-4 in the Southeastern Conference.  After an up-and-down non-conference schedule, the Gators have started to play very good basketball of late.  They have now won three straight and five of their last six.  The Gators play at a slow pace and will run a lot…

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GAMEDAY vs. Florida, Presented by Premium Seats at the SEC Tournament

Nick Roush 10:00am February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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KSR is partnering with Bridgestone Arena to offer premium seating at the 2020 SEC Tournament in Nashville. Check one of the best BBN experiences off the bucket list with one of these amazing options: Hap & Harry’s Tap Room 40-person private suite. 40 tickets per session for all 7 sessions. Four arena attached parking passes…

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February 21, 2020

10 Takeaways from the LSU win and 24 hours in New Orleans

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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It’s been a few days since Kentucky went to Baton Rouge and beat LSU 79-76, but I’m still processing my whirlwind trip to the Pelican State. By now, you’ve ready plenty of recaps of the game, but here’s my take on the massive win, my first visit to Baton Rouge, and 24 hours in New…

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James Wiseman Opens Up in ESPN Interview About Leaving Memphis

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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The situation with James Wiseman and the NCAA is just a small piece of the overwhelming criticism the NCAA has received over the course of decades, as the multi-billion dollar organization navigates through defining the nuances of what it truly means to be an “amateur” student-athlete in college sports. Wiseman, a 7-foot-1 center who played…

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WATCH: “The Journey” Showcases Kentucky’s Big Road Win Over LSU

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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The Kentucky men’s basketball media department is back with another edition of “The Journey”, this time showcasing the ‘Cats important win against the LSU Tigers down in Baton Rogue this past Tuesday. #TheJourney – The one where the toughest team walked out of Baton Rouge with a W ??#BBN #TGT pic.twitter.com/ss48ywTsal — Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB)…

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Kentucky Opens as 4.5-Point Favorite Against Florida

Zack Geoghegan 7:45pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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The fine folks down in Las Vegas have spoken. The No. 10 Kentucky Wildcats (21-5) have opened up as a 4.5-point favorite to take down the Florida Gators (17-9) on Saturday at 6 p.m. inside Rupp Arena on ESPN. Kentucky is a 4.5 point favorite over Florida — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) February 22, 2020 ESPN’s…

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TRANSCRIPT: John Calipari previews Florida

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:30pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20 Comments Disabled

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On Ashton Hagans’ injury status … “Neither he nor Nick (Richards) practiced yesterday. That’s why I went in (to the locker room first). I wanted to see (them). We’ll see. They’re day-to-day, both of them.” On the team dealing with a lot of adversity this year and if there is a comfort knowing that if…

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Nick Richards on his All-America campaign: “It’s a blessing. … All the hard work is paying off.”

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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In the midst of a career season in Lexington, the fine folks over at UK Athletics are doing their best to promote junior center Nick Richards on a national level as we approach end-of-year award season. The goal? For voters to “Pick Nick” as an All-American, among other postseason accolades. On Thursday afternoon, a video…

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