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January 3, 2020

Friday evening Kentucky basketball recruiting rundown

Jack Pilgrim 10:10pm January 3, 2020 1/3/20 Comments Disabled

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John Calipari and his Kentucky coaching staff are not only busy preparing for the start of SEC play, they’re also putting in the legwork on the recruiting trail. With the majority of the program’s 2020 recruiting class wrapped up, Kentucky is finding a few more key pieces to close things out for next season, along…

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Kentucky Commit B.J. Boston Taking on No. 1 Overall Prospect Jonathan Kuminga TONIGHT

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm January 3, 2020 1/3/20 Comments Disabled

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In a battle of the highest-profile high school basketball players in the country, future Kentucky Wildcat B.J. Boston and his Sierra Canyon (CA) Trail Blazers – the same team with Lebron James’ son, Bronny – will take on Jonathan Kuminga and the St. Patrick (NJ) Celtics tonight at 9 p.m. on ESPN2. Boston is a lengthy…

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January 1, 2020

John Calipari set to visit 2021 No. 1 prospect Jonathan Kuminga

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm January 1, 2020 1/1/20

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John Calipari is set to visit arguably the top prospect in all of high school basketball, regardless of class. According to Andrew Slater of The Athletic, Calipari will pay a visit to Jonathan Kuminga, the No. 1 prospect in the class of 2021, today. Kentucky HC John Calipari ? will be in today for Top-ranked…

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December 28, 2019

Brandon Huntley-Hatfield is in Lexington for Kentucky-Louisville

Nick Roush 11:45am December 28, 2019 12/28/19

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One of the most-talented underclassmen in America will be in the stands of Rupp Arena to watch the best rivalry in all of college basketball. Five-star sophomore Brandon Huntley-Hatfield is unofficially visiting Lexington to watch Kentucky host Louisville. The IMG Academy star has hosted UK coaches for a couple of in-home visits, but it’s the…

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December 27, 2019

Sources Say Podcast Ep. 21: BJ Boston and Devin Askew shine in Vegas, Jaden Hardy favors Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 9:30pm December 27, 2019 12/27/19

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Travis Graf and David Sisk of Cats Illustrated for episode 21 of the Sources Say Podcast. This week, the trio of recruiting insiders start the show by breaking down KSR’s conversations with BJ Boston and Devin Askew at the Tarkanian Classic in Las Vegas. Among the topics: How did…

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December 26, 2019

Devin Askew hints at more to come in Kentucky’s 2020 recruiting class

Jack Pilgrim 3:35pm December 26, 2019 12/26/19

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Kentucky already maintains the No. 1 recruiting class in the 2020 team rankings, and they’re not finished yet. 2020 five-star guards Terrence Clarke, BJ Boston, Devin Askew, five-star forward Isaiah Jackson, and four-star forwards Lance Ware and Cam’Ron Fletcher make up Kentucky’s consensus top-ranked recruiting class, but John Calipari and his coaching staff are still…

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BJ Boston says it’s a “blessing” to play at Kentucky: “A lot of people don’t get the opportunity”

Jack Pilgrim 2:30pm December 26, 2019 12/26/19

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Over the last several years, top-ranked recruiting prospects have been outspoken about their desire to play for John Calipari and the Kentucky basketball program, with the “dream school” phrase being a go-to time and time again. And while several of those prospects – on this team alone, Tyrese Maxey, Kahlil Whitney, and Immanuel Quickley said…

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Five-Star Point Guard Receives UK Scholarship Offer for Christmas

Nick Roush 10:10am December 26, 2019 12/26/19

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The best gift Kennedy Chandler received this Christmas wasn’t wrapped under the tree. The five-star point guard from Memphis announced late Wednesday night that he received a scholarship offer from the University of Kentucky. Blessed to receive an offer from University of Kentucky??? pic.twitter.com/DnvBP28XCL — Kennedy Chandler (@KChandler_1) December 26, 2019 A 6-1 junior from…

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December 23, 2019

Terrence Clarke is learning from Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown of the Boston Celtics

Jack Pilgrim 10:15pm December 23, 2019 12/23/19

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Two of the top young stars in the NBA have taken a future Kentucky guard under their wings. According to Tom Westerholm of MassLive.com, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, two budding stars on the Boston Celtics, have been in regular communication with UK signee and Boston, MA native Terrence Clarke. Clarke first reached out to…

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WATCH: BJ Boston and Devin Askew talk with KSR at the Tarkanian Classic

Jack Pilgrim 9:30pm December 23, 2019 12/23/19

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While the Kentucky basketball team came away with two losses in Las Vegas, two future Wildcats put on a show in Sin City. From Dec. 17-21, Kentucky signees BJ Boston and Devin Askew participated in the Tarkanian Classic, with the five-star guard duo putting on a show every time they stepped on the floor. In…

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January 27, 2020

Kentucky has two top-five signees in updated Rivals rankings

Jack Pilgrim 12:48pm January 27, 2020 1/27/20

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Remember the narrative that John Calipari had lost his touch on the recruiting trail and couldn’t sign top-five talent anymore? Kentucky now has two in the class of 2020. In Rivals’ latest recruiting rankings, five-star guards BJ Boston and Terrence Clarke both came in ranked in the top five, with the former jumping 13 spots…

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Monday Morning Things To Know: Mamba Forever

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:00am January 27, 2020 1/27/20

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Yesterday’s helicopter crash that claimed the lives of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others continues to send shockwaves through the sports world this morning. I won’t pretend to have been a huge fan of Kobe’s during his prime; however, as his career came to a close, I grew to really…

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January 26, 2020

Kentucky target Jaden Hardy models game after Devin Booker, continues stretch of dominant play

Jack Pilgrim 11:00am January 26, 2020 1/26/20

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Jaden Hardy is arguably the top scoring guard in the class of 2021, and after learning who he models his game after, it’s easy to understand why. On Friday evening, ESPN traveled to Henderson, NV to broadcast the highly-anticipated matchup between Coronado High School and Bishop Gorman High School on ESPNU. And as part of…

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January 23, 2020

BJ Boston, Terrence Clarke make McDonald’s All-American Game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:18pm January 23, 2020 1/23/20

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At least two future Kentucky Wildcats will play in the 2020 McDonald’s All-American Game. BJ Boston and Terrence Clarke made the 24-man roster, which was just unveiled. Greg Brown, a 6’8″ forward from Austin, Texas who is considering Kentucky, Texas, Memphis, Auburn, and Michigan, also made the cut. Devin Askew and Isaiah Jackson, who signed…

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BJ Boston moves up in new ESPN Top 100

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am January 23, 2020 1/23/20

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ESPN’s new Top 100 for the 2020 class is out, and future Kentucky Wildcat BJ Boston made a significant jump. The five-star small forward rose from No. 12 to No. 6, proof of what Paul Biancardi calls an incredible season at Sierra Canyon. “A true three-level bucket maker, not many have had a better senior…

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January 21, 2020

HIGHLIGHTS: Kentucky signees and major targets impress at the HoopHall Classic

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm January 21, 2020 1/21/20

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This weekend, several Kentucky signees and targets were among the dozens of top prospects to take the floor and compete in one of the top annual high school at one of the highest-profile events of the season: the Spalding HoopHall Classic in Springfield, MA. Three of Kentucky’s signees – Brandon Boston Jr., Devin Askew, and…

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January 20, 2020

Monday Morning Things To Know: Happy MLK Day

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:00am January 20, 2020 1/20/20

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Good morning, friends, and welcome to a new week. It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but we don’t do holidays here at KSR, so how about a roundup of the news to get you going on this chilly Monday? Basketball The big news of the weekend was Kentucky’s 73-66 win over Arkansas in Fayetteville on…

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January 18, 2020

Kentucky signees and targets invade the HoopHall Classic in Springfield, MA

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm January 18, 2020 1/18/20 Comments Disabled

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Starting this afternoon, several Kentucky signees and major targets are participating in one of the biggest high school basketball events of the year: the HoopHall Classic in Springfield, MA. To get things rolling today, 2020 four-star center target Cliff Omoruyi (Roselle Catholic High School) will take the floor vs. Bishop Gorman High School at 1:30…

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January 17, 2020

Greg Brown raves about visit to Kentucky in Sports Illustrated blog

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm January 17, 2020 1/17/20

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Five-star power forward Greg Brown took his official visit to Kentucky last weekend and was in the house for the Cats’ win over Alabama. Today, he blogged about his trip for Sports Illustrated, and it sounds like it went just as well as we had heard. I’m just coming off my visit to Kentucky last…

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January 15, 2020

The Sources Say Podcast Ep. 23: Greg Brown wraps up his official visit to Lexington… Where does Kentucky stand?

Jack Pilgrim 8:00am January 15, 2020 1/15/20

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Travis Graf and David Sisk of Cats Illustrated for episode 23 of the Sources Say Podcast. This week, the trio of recruiting insiders dedicate the majority of conversation to 2020 five-star forward Greg Brown and his official visit to Lexington this past weekend. First, though, KSR’s Zack Geoghegan joins…

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