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December 3, 2019

JT Thor’s decision likely to come down to Kentucky and Oklahoma State, visit to Lexington coming

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm December 3, 2019 12/3/19

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2020 four-star forward JT Thor is still considering the Kentucky Wildcats, with one national analyst saying the decision will likely come down to UK and Oklahoma State. In a Twitter Tuesday post this morning, Corey Evans of Rivals.com wrote that while he has a FutureCast pick in for Oklahoma State to land the 6-foot-9, 185-pound…

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High school star freshman Marvel Allen planning to play for John Calipari at Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 3:30pm December 3, 2019 12/3/19

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One of the top high school freshman in the nation is already planning on suiting up for John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats. Marvel Allen, a 6-foot-3 prospect in the class of 2023, said he currently spends his time watching clips and documentaries of Coach Cal and his time in Lexington, hoping to someday earn…

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December 2, 2019

Dikembe Mutombo’s son, Ryan, wants to be recruited by Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 6:30pm December 2, 2019 12/2/19

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The son of NBA Hall of Fame center and legendary shot-blocker, Dikembe Mutombo, wants to be recruited by John Calipari and the University of Kentucky. Ryan Mutombo, a four-star center in the class of 2021, currently holds offers from his father’s alma mater, Georgetown, along with Georgia Tech, and Richmond, though he’s hoping Kentucky reaches…

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November 27, 2019

The Sources Say Podcast Ep. 18: Nate Sestina breaks his hand, Greg Brown’s coach joins the show

Jack Pilgrim 6:30pm November 27, 2019 11/27/19 Comments Disabled

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by David Sisk of Cats Illustrated for episode eighteen of the Sources Say Podcast. This week, the duo of recruiting insiders start the show by breaking down Nate Sestina’s broken hand and what it means for Kentucky moving forward. Among the topics: Who will step up in his absence? How…

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November 26, 2019

Cliff Omoruyi cuts list to eight schools, includes Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 3:30pm November 26, 2019 11/26/19

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Kentucky remains in the running for one of the top center prospects in the class of 2020. This afternoon, 2020 four-star center Cliff Omoruyi cut his list to eight, leaving Kentucky, Memphis, NC State, Miami (FL), Connecticut, Auburn, Rutgers, and Arizona State as those left in contention. Omoruyi, who plays at Roselle Catholic High School…

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November 23, 2019

Kentucky signees Terrence Clarke and BJ Boston shine to open high school play

Jack Pilgrim 3:00pm November 23, 2019 11/23/19

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While the focus is on the Kentucky football season’s coming to a close and basketball season rolling, a few future Wildcats are turning heads to open their high school seasons. This weekend, Kentucky’s top-ranked guard signees Terrence Clarke and BJ Boston took part in major early-season high school events. Clarke – the No. 4 overall…

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November 21, 2019

Joel Justus says UK’s six signees for 2020 fit John Calipari’s "dream class" mold

Jack Pilgrim 3:00pm November 21, 2019 11/21/19 Comments Disabled

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On Wednesday, the Kentucky basketball program secured its sixth and final signature of the fall signing period when 2020 five-star guard BJ Boston made it official at a Signing Day ceremony at his school. With the official signing, Boston joined five-star guards Terrence Clarke and Devin Askew, five-star forward Isaiah Jackson, and four-star forwards Lance…

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November 20, 2019

Kentucky now has the consensus No. 1 recruiting class in 2020

Jack Pilgrim 11:30pm November 20, 2019 11/20/19 Comments Disabled

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@TiptonEdits Kentucky now has the consensus No. 1 recruiting class in the 2020 team rankings. After the recent additions of Devin Askew (reclassification) and Isaiah Jackson, both 247Sports and Rivals both moved Kentucky up to the top spot in their respective rankings, leaving just ESPN as the lone holdout. And then this afternoon, ESPN officially…

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Kentucky officially welcomes BJ Boston to the family, announces signing

Jack Pilgrim 5:45pm November 20, 2019 11/20/19 Comments Disabled

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Not long after 2020 five-star guard BJ Boston signed his letter of intent with the University of Kentucky, the school has officially announced his addition to its 2020 signing class. This evening, Kentucky officially welcomed the top-ten prospect “to the family.” The announcement featured a few of Boston’s highlights and a welcome message from former…

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James Wiseman suspended 12 total games, set to return on Jan. 12

Jack Pilgrim 5:16pm November 20, 2019 11/20/19 Comments Disabled

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James Wiseman will play for Memphis again this season, after all. This afternoon, the NCAA announced it has suspended the nation’s former No. 1 overall recruit for 12 total games and will allow him to return to the floor on January 12. According to the official release, Wiseman “must sit 11 additional games (12 total)…

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December 11, 2019

Kai Sotto is getting popular following his visit to Kentucky

Maggie Davis 9:15pm December 11, 2019 12/11/19

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Last week, the majority of basketball fans in America hadn’t heard the name Kai Sotto. But after the 7-foot-2 center from the Philippines took an unofficial visit to the University of Kentucky on Monday, Dec. 9, that all began to change. Of course, Sottos’ tweets from his visit – including some pictures of John Calipari…

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December 10, 2019

“It’s Religion”: What Basketball and Kai Sotto Mean to the People of the Philippines

Aaron Torres 11:00pm December 10, 2019 12/10/19

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On Monday morning, 247 Sports recruiting guru Evan Daniels broke the story that international basketball star Kai Sotto would take an unofficial visit to the University of Kentucky. In the Bluegrass, that news was met with curiosity. No school has media which cover college basketball recruiting quite as aggressively as Kentucky does, and no fanbase…

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The Sources Say Podcast Ep. 20: Kai Sotto visits and the story behind N’Faly Dante’s near-transfer to Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 9:40pm December 10, 2019 12/10/19

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Travis Graf and David Sisk of Cats Illustrated for episode twenty of the Sources Say Podcast. This week, the trio of recruiting insiders start the show by breaking down Kentucky’s blowout victory over Fairleigh Dickinson and the improved play from EJ Montgomery. Among the topics: First thing’s first: Fairleigh…

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Evan Daniels breaks down 7-foot-2 star Kai Sotto and his visit to Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 11:30am December 10, 2019 12/10/19

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The Kentucky basketball program made headlines not only locally or nationally, but internationally on Monday when they hosted 2020 four-star center and 7-foot-2 prospect Kai Sotto. A star from the Philippines, Sotto moved to the United States earlier this year and is currently enrolled at The Skill Factory in Atlanta, GA. Now, he’s looking to play at…

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December 9, 2019

LOOK: 7-foot-2 center Kai Sotto LOVED his trip to Lexington

Jack Pilgrim 9:00pm December 9, 2019 12/9/19

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When high-level recruiting prospects take visits to schools across the country throughout the year, the success of said trips are usually made public by word of mouth. Sometimes the prospects and/or those close to them talk to reporters or media outlets afterward. In other cases with high-profile prospects, you may be lucky to hear a…

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Jalen Green and Daishen Nix open up about how relationship with Kentucky broke down

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm December 9, 2019 12/9/19

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Late this summer, it looked as though Kentucky would be landing the top-ranked recruiting class in 2020, but the makeup of said group seemed completely different on the surface level at the time. Five-star guard BJ Boston was already committed – he did so on July 27 at the conclusion of his official visit to…

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International basketball star Kai Sotto visiting Kentucky today

Jack Pilgrim 10:30am December 9, 2019 12/9/19

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Kentucky is currently hosting 7-foot-2 international star Kai Sotto on an unofficial visit. Evan Daniels of 247Sports was the first to break the news. Sotto, who moved from the Philippines to the United States earlier this year, is currently enrolled at The Skill Factory in Atlanta, GA as a 2020 prospect. He arrived on campus…

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December 6, 2019

Kentucky Sending Assistant Coach to Watch Paolo Banchero Tonight

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm December 6, 2019 12/6/19 Comments Disabled

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A trio of college programs will send assistant coaches to watch 2021 five-star forward Paolo Banchero in his season-opener on Friday night. According to Jake Weingarten, the Washington Huskies and Tennessee Volunteers will join a Kentucky Wildcats assistant coach to watch from the sidelines as Banchero’s O’Dea High School (WA) is set take on Chief…

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John Calipari visits 2021 five-star center Moussa Cisse at Marshall County Hoopfest

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm December 6, 2019 12/6/19

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John Calipari traveled to Benton, KY to check out one of the top center prospects in all of high school basketball. On Thursday evening, the Kentucky head coach was in attendance at the Marshall County Hoopfest to watch 2021 five-star center Moussa Cisse. Calipari was joined by UK assistant coach Tony Barbee. Coach Cal is…

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December 5, 2019

All six Kentucky signees land in top 50 of ESPN100

Jack Pilgrim 11:30am December 5, 2019 12/5/19

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Six Kentucky basketball signees were included in the latest ESPN100 rankings, with all six being listed in the top-50. After (inexplicably) ranking five-star guard Terrence Clarke No. 13 overall when he originally reclassified to the class of 2020, they moved the Kentucky signee up to No. 7 overall today and No. 3 at his position.…

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