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March 26, 2020

Devin Askew makes his reclassification to 2020 official

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20

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Kentucky basketball signee Devin Askew has officially completed his academic requirements needed to reclassify to the class of 2020. According to a report by Steve Fryer of the Orange County Register, Askew has completed the necessary coursework to reclassify as a senior and is officially set to attend the University of Kentucky this fall. Mater…

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March 25, 2020

Sources Say Podcast Ep. 34: NBA Draft decisions, grad transfer options, filling out the 2020-21 roster

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm March 25, 2020 3/25/20

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Travis Graf and David Sisk of Cats Illustrated for episode 34 of the Sources Say Podcast. This week, the trio of recruiting insiders is back to close the book on Kentucky’s 2019-20 season and open the discussion on the upcoming NBA Draft decisions. Among the topics: John Calipari says…

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March 24, 2020

Marshall County star Zion Harmon commits to Western Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 2:45pm March 24, 2020 3/24/20

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The No. 1 junior prospect in the state of Kentucky is staying in the Commonwealth at the next level. This afternoon, 2021 four-star guard Zion Harmon officially announced his commitment to Western Kentucky, choosing the Hilltoppers over a final list that included Kansas, Maryland, Seton Hall, and Murray State. “Thank you to all of the…

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March 21, 2020

2020 top-ten prospect Greg Brown III will announce college decision on April 24

Jack Pilgrim 3:30pm March 21, 2020 3/21/20

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2020 five-star forward Greg Brown III has set an official decision date. After posting on his Instagram page last week that “decision [is] coming soon,” it is now being reported that Brown will make his decision on April 24. Andrew Slater was the first to break the news, with several other recruiting experts since confirming…

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March 20, 2020

How coronavirus could cost Kentucky a top recruit

Aaron Torres 12:00pm March 20, 2020 3/20/20

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While there are way bigger issues out there right now than what’s going on in the sport of basketball, there is no doubt that coronavirus, and the uncertainty around it, is impacting the sports world in ways we could have never imagined. In college basketball specifically, everything from recruiting to the transfer market to the…

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March 19, 2020

Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 235: Could Coronavirus Uncertainty Help College Basketball? Plus Rivals’ Corey Evans

KSR 11:30am March 19, 2020 3/19/20 Comments Disabled

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It’s Thursday and a new episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast is live! Aaron talks about how coronavirus uncertainty could actually help college basketball, as well as Rick Pitino’s comments that he “deserved to be fired.” Then Rivals.com’s Corey Evans joins the show to discuss the wide-ranging impact of coronavirus across the college basketball…

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March 18, 2020

WATCH: B.J. Boston’s new highlight tape is ABSURD

Jack Pilgrim 6:30pm March 18, 2020 3/18/20

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The 2019-20 Kentucky basketball season came to an abrupt end last week, but there is plenty of reason for optimism as we look ahead to next year. One of those reasons? 2020 Kentucky basketball signee and top-five prospect B.J. Boston. Suiting up for high school basketball powerhouse Sierra Canyon, Boston put together one of the…

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March 17, 2020

Pilgrim’s Insider Notes: NBA Draft decisions, 2020-21 roster outlook

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm March 17, 2020 3/17/20

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Following an exciting 18-point comeback win over Florida to close out the regular season, Kentucky was gearing up for a trip to Nashville in hopes of taking home the program’s 32nd SEC Tournament title, followed by a deep run in the NCAA Tournament. Instead, we are now left wondering ‘what if?’ as both tournaments have…

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John Calipari on summer recruiting: “It’s stupid. It’s asinine.”

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm March 17, 2020 3/17/20

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While most fans and media members crave the craziness that is summer AAU basketball and all of the major recruiting events across the nation each year, Kentucky head coach John Calipari does not fall in that boat. After news of the Nike EYBL, adidas 3SSB, and Under Armour circuits canceling their respective spring and summer…

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March 15, 2020

2020 top-ten prospect Greg Brown says a decision is “coming soon”

Jack Pilgrim 9:45pm March 15, 2020 3/15/20

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One of Kentucky’s top remaining recruiting targets in the class of 2020 is set to make a decision. This evening, 2020 top-ten prospect Greg Brown announced on his Instagram page that a “decision [is] coming soon.” Brown, a 6-foot-9 forward out of Austin, TX, is considered a consensus top-ten prospect and the No. 1 power…

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April 2, 2020

Next Man Up: Family and basketball fuel future Wildcat BJ Boston

Aaron Torres 11:00pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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[Ed. Note: This is the second installment of KSR’s “Next Man Up” series profiling Kentucky’s 2020 signees. Previously Jack Pilgrim wrote about Lance Ware] It’s a dark, gloomy, evening, cold by California standards – somewhere in the upper 40’s. The winds that whip through the pristine high school campus, tucked in the San Fernando Valley,…

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Sources Say Podcast Ep. 36: Updated NBA Draft rumors, buzz on Greg Brown and graduate transfers

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Travis Graf and David Sisk of Cats Illustrated for episode 36 of the Sources Say Podcast. This week, the trio of recruiting insiders is back to break down the latest regarding Kentucky’s upcoming NBA Draft decisions, along with Johnny Juzang’s new transfer options. Among the topics: EJ Montgomery’s father…

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BJ Boston, Terrence Clarke make Sports Illustrated’s All-American Team

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20 Comments Disabled

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With all of the talk about who’s leaving the Kentucky Basketball team, why don’t we shift the focus to who’s joining the Cats this fall? Kentucky signees BJ Boston and Terrence Clarke were both named to the inaugural Sports Illustrated All-American Boys Basketball Team this week. Boston, a five-star shooting guard from Atlanta, made the…

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April 1, 2020

NCAA extends recruiting “dead period” through May 31

Maggie Davis 5:10pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20 Comments Disabled

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We won’t be hearing the words “YAHTZEE” for a while, that’s for sure. The NCAA has just pushed back the end of its recruiting dead period by several weeks – now, there will be no recruiting nationwide for Division I and Division II athletics through May 31. Previously, the NCAA had suspended all in-person recruiting…

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March 31, 2020

Devin Askew refuses to be Kentucky’s next West Coast transfer: “I’m DIFFERENT.”

Jack Pilgrim 11:35pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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Back in January, whispers began growing louder that Kentucky freshman guard Johnny Juzang was contemplating a transfer from the school, with the Los Angeles, CA native flirting with the idea of returning closer to home. Despite staying the course and carving out a solid role off the bench to close out the regular season, the…

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March 30, 2020

What you need to know about new Kentucky target Peyton Watson

Aaron Torres 9:00pm March 30, 2020 3/30/20

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It’s no doubt been a quiet few weeks in sports, but as we all know, Kentucky basketball never really stops. That’s especially true in the recruiting game, and on Sunday, Kentucky fans learned of a new name to keep an eye on. In a report which first surfaced via Stock Riser’s Jake Weingarten, the Wildcats…

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TONIGHT: KSR’s Basketball Recruiting LIVE BLOG

KSR 4:45pm March 30, 2020 3/30/20

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Looking for something to do this evening? Look no further. Tonight, KSR’s Jack Pilgrim will be hosting a Basketball Recruiting Live Blog starting at 7 p.m. ET. There, Pilgrim will be joined by other familiar faces at KSR to talk with fans and answer questions regarding the latest with Kentucky basketball recruiting, NBA Draft decisions,…

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March 29, 2020

Four-Star Big Man Prospect Cliff Omoruyi is Officially Off the Board

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20

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Losing recruits is a fact of life for all college coaches, even ones such as John Calipari. But it’s not every day that Rutgers University swoops in and snags a top-50 prospect. One-time Kentucky prospect and four-star center Cliff Omoruyi has announced on social media that he intends to join the Scarlet Knights. The 6-foot-10…

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Sources Say Podcast Ep. 35: Future Kentucky point guard Devin Askew joins the show!

Jack Pilgrim 7:15pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20

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In a very special edition of the Sources Say Podcast, KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by future Kentucky point guard Devin Askew and his father, Brian Askew, to discuss the Cats and just how excited they are to get to Lexington later this year. To start the show, though, Pilgrim is joined by Travis Graf…

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March 27, 2020

Jonathan Kuminga does John Wall dance, poses with Kentucky graphic: “This might be me one day”

Jack Pilgrim 8:30pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20

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Could the Kentucky basketball program pick up a massive surprise addition this spring? The No. 1 prospect in the class of 2021 isn’t shying away from the possibility. Jonathan Kuminga, a five-star forward out of The Patrick School (NJ), is considered arguably the top player in all of high school basketball, regardless of class. And…

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