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June 22, 2021

2022 five-star guard Dior Johnson commits to Oregon

Jack Pilgrim 2:20pm June 22, 2021 6/22/21

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One of the top point guard prospects in the rising senior class is officially off the board. According to ESPN’s Jonathan Givony, 2022 five-star guard Dior Johnson has officially committed to Oregon, choosing the Ducks over Alabama, Kentucky, Washington and the NBL professional route. The 6-foot-3 prospect was originally scheduled to announce his commitment on…

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LOOK: Top-five prospect Chris Livingston sports UK uniform on official visit

Jack Pilgrim 1:57pm June 22, 2021 6/22/21

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Kentucky’s busy recruiting weekend has quickly come to a close, as five-star prospects Shaedon Sharpe, Chris Livingston and Dereck Lively II all made the trip to Lexington in recent days, where they each toured the basketball facilities and met with the coaching staff for the first time since in-person recruiting returned earlier this month. Following…

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June 21, 2021

Reed Sheppard looks the part in Titans Rockets Summer Shootout

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm June 21, 2021 6/21/21

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No matter the competition, venue or environment, Reed Sheppard continues to prove his status as the top player in the state, regardless of class. The 2023 four-star guard is a unique player playing under unique circumstances, all highlighted at this weekend’s Titans Rockets Summer Shootout in Shelbyville, KY, an event that helped tip off the…

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Jalen Duren expected to visit Kentucky and Memphis this week

Jack Pilgrim 9:30pm June 21, 2021 6/21/21

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Kentucky is set to host the nation’s No. 1 overall prospect on an official visit this weekend. According to Jacob Polacheck of ZAGSBLOG.com, 2022 five-star center Jalen Duren will take a mid-week official visit to Memphis from June 23-24, followed by a trip to Lexington this weekend. Jalen Duren, the nation's No. 2 ranked prospect,…

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Sources Say Podcast Ep. 104: Reed Sheppard hears from UK; Sharpe, Livingston and Lively visit

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm June 21, 2021 6/21/21

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Shawn Smith of Go Big Blue Country to discuss Reed Sheppard’s impressive play this weekend at the Titans Rockets Summer Shootout in Shelbyville, Kentucky expressing early interest, coaches showing up to watch the four-star guard and why his recruitment may be the most polarizing of any during the John…

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Five-star guard Keyonte George is NOT on official visit to Kentucky

Zack Geoghegan 2:30pm June 21, 2021 6/21/21

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There was a belief that Keyonte George would be in Lexington today, but that is no longer the case. A five-star shooting guard from the class of 2022, George told KSR on Monday afternoon that he is not on an official visit to the University of Kentucky. As of right now, no date has been scheduled in…

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June 20, 2021

2022 five-star center Dereck Lively II earns scholarship offer from Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm June 20, 2021 6/20/21

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2022 five-star center Dereck Lively II has earned a scholarship offer from Kentucky. Arriving for his official visit to Lexington late Sunday afternoon, the 7-foot-1 center received his offer from John Calipari and the UK coaching staff just a few hours after being on campus, he told KSR. “I’ve been waiting for it,” Lively told…

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Budding 6-foot-11 center Cyr Malonga will reportedly visit Kentucky on Wednesday

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm June 20, 2021 6/20/21

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The class of 2023 in Kentucky is shaping up to be extra special. We’ve heard names such as Reed Sheppard and Kaleb Glenn over and over again, but this collection of rising juniors in the Bluegrass State has several other budding prospects with high-level interest from all over the country. One of those “unknowns” is…

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Highly-ranked SG Kris Parker has heard from Kentucky coaching staff

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm June 20, 2021 6/20/21

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The Kentucky Men’s Basketball coaching staff has not stopped recruiting for a single second this month. On Sunday morning, Travis Branham of 247 Sports first reported that four-star shooting guard from the class of 2023, Kris Parker, has been contacted with Kentucky. Parker then confirmed the news with KSR, indicating that it was assistant head coach Orlando…

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June 19, 2021

No. 1 prospect DJ Wagner hearing from Kentucky, Duke, others: “I am open to every school and really enjoying the process”

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm June 19, 2021 6/19/21

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Kentucky has, in fact, been in contact with the No. 1 overall prospect in the rising junior class, Dajuan Wagner Jr. Wagner, a 6-foot-3 point guard out of Camden, NJ, is widely seen as the top prospect in the class of 2023 and the early favorite to come of the board first in the 2024…

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June 22, 2021

2022 five-star guard Dior Johnson commits to Oregon

Jack Pilgrim 2:20pm June 22, 2021 6/22/21

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One of the top point guard prospects in the rising senior class is officially off the board. According to ESPN’s Jonathan Givony, 2022 five-star guard Dior Johnson has officially committed to Oregon, choosing the Ducks over Alabama, Kentucky, Washington and the NBL professional route. The 6-foot-3 prospect was originally scheduled to announce his commitment on…

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LOOK: Top-five prospect Chris Livingston sports UK uniform on official visit

Jack Pilgrim 1:57pm June 22, 2021 6/22/21

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Kentucky’s busy recruiting weekend has quickly come to a close, as five-star prospects Shaedon Sharpe, Chris Livingston and Dereck Lively II all made the trip to Lexington in recent days, where they each toured the basketball facilities and met with the coaching staff for the first time since in-person recruiting returned earlier this month. Following…

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June 21, 2021

Reed Sheppard looks the part in Titans Rockets Summer Shootout

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm June 21, 2021 6/21/21

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No matter the competition, venue or environment, Reed Sheppard continues to prove his status as the top player in the state, regardless of class. The 2023 four-star guard is a unique player playing under unique circumstances, all highlighted at this weekend’s Titans Rockets Summer Shootout in Shelbyville, KY, an event that helped tip off the…

Read More

Jalen Duren expected to visit Kentucky and Memphis this week

Jack Pilgrim 9:30pm June 21, 2021 6/21/21

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Kentucky is set to host the nation’s No. 1 overall prospect on an official visit this weekend. According to Jacob Polacheck of ZAGSBLOG.com, 2022 five-star center Jalen Duren will take a mid-week official visit to Memphis from June 23-24, followed by a trip to Lexington this weekend. Jalen Duren, the nation's No. 2 ranked prospect,…

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Sources Say Podcast Ep. 104: Reed Sheppard hears from UK; Sharpe, Livingston and Lively visit

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm June 21, 2021 6/21/21

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Shawn Smith of Go Big Blue Country to discuss Reed Sheppard’s impressive play this weekend at the Titans Rockets Summer Shootout in Shelbyville, Kentucky expressing early interest, coaches showing up to watch the four-star guard and why his recruitment may be the most polarizing of any during the John…

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Five-star guard Keyonte George is NOT on official visit to Kentucky

Zack Geoghegan 2:30pm June 21, 2021 6/21/21

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There was a belief that Keyonte George would be in Lexington today, but that is no longer the case. A five-star shooting guard from the class of 2022, George told KSR on Monday afternoon that he is not on an official visit to the University of Kentucky. As of right now, no date has been scheduled in…

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June 20, 2021

2022 five-star center Dereck Lively II earns scholarship offer from Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm June 20, 2021 6/20/21

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2022 five-star center Dereck Lively II has earned a scholarship offer from Kentucky. Arriving for his official visit to Lexington late Sunday afternoon, the 7-foot-1 center received his offer from John Calipari and the UK coaching staff just a few hours after being on campus, he told KSR. “I’ve been waiting for it,” Lively told…

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Budding 6-foot-11 center Cyr Malonga will reportedly visit Kentucky on Wednesday

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm June 20, 2021 6/20/21

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The class of 2023 in Kentucky is shaping up to be extra special. We’ve heard names such as Reed Sheppard and Kaleb Glenn over and over again, but this collection of rising juniors in the Bluegrass State has several other budding prospects with high-level interest from all over the country. One of those “unknowns” is…

Read More

Highly-ranked SG Kris Parker has heard from Kentucky coaching staff

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm June 20, 2021 6/20/21

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The Kentucky Men’s Basketball coaching staff has not stopped recruiting for a single second this month. On Sunday morning, Travis Branham of 247 Sports first reported that four-star shooting guard from the class of 2023, Kris Parker, has been contacted with Kentucky. Parker then confirmed the news with KSR, indicating that it was assistant head coach Orlando…

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June 19, 2021

No. 1 prospect DJ Wagner hearing from Kentucky, Duke, others: “I am open to every school and really enjoying the process”

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm June 19, 2021 6/19/21

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Kentucky has, in fact, been in contact with the No. 1 overall prospect in the rising junior class, Dajuan Wagner Jr. Wagner, a 6-foot-3 point guard out of Camden, NJ, is widely seen as the top prospect in the class of 2023 and the early favorite to come of the board first in the 2024…

Read More