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September 12, 2013

Karl Towns has a new mixtape

Drew Franklin 10:30am September 12, 2013 9/12/13

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Good morning, Kentucky basketball fans, here’s a reminder that Karl Towns is good at basketball. Towns, ranked 11th overall in the Rivals150, flies a little under the radar compared to other members of the 2014 class, in part because he has been committed to Kentucky for so long and he didn’t participate in the summer…

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September 11, 2013

Cal will visit Stanley Johnson tomorrow

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:30pm September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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Cal wasn’t joking about that whirlwind recruiting tour. After seeing Tyus Jones last night and Myles Turner today, Calipari will fly to California to do an in-home visit with 2014 small forward Stanley Johnson tomorrow. Johnson is considering Arizona, Kentucky, Kansas, Florida, Oregon, Duke, UCLA, and USC and will also take an official to Kentucky…

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Tyler Ulis will announce his decision on Friday night

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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According to The Chicago Sun Times’ Michael O’Brien, 2014 point guard Tyler Ulis will announce his college decision at 7:20 p.m. CT Friday night. It will be shown live on the High School Cube website, and take place before his high school’s football game. Ulis’ top three schools are Iowa, Michigan State, and Kentucky. He…

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September 10, 2013

UK Basketball Players Videobomb the KSR Minute

Matt Jones 6:56pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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Look past my error (saying Tyus Jones instead of Tyler Ullis) and my appearance (I need a shave and had just finished three basketball games) and look instead to the end of this video as Marcus Lee, Tod Lanter and EJ Floreal sneak up and make their first showing on the KSR Minute.

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Jahlil Okafor met another Chicago big man last night

Drew Franklin 4:45pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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Jahlil Okafor’s father Instagrammed a photo of Jahlil and Anthony Davis hanging out in Lexington over the weekend. Fellow recruit Devin Booker also sent out a photo with the class of 2014’s top-ranked player: Meanwhile, Tyler Ulis and Booker stopped by the concession stand during the game.

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Booker, Ulis, and Okafor Weren’t the Only Recruits in Town

Jay Hochstetler 3:59pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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While the stars of today were on the court during the Alumni Game last night, the stars of tomorrow were just a few rows off the court to witness one of the best recruiting spectacles a college basketball program can offer last night. Most KSR readers are well aware of the three big recruits in…

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Tyler Ulis decision coming soon

Drew Franklin 3:04pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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The Lexington Herald-Leader caught up with the father of Tyler Ulis following their official visit to Kentucky over the weekend, and Papa Ulis said a decision is on the way. “It could possibly be later this week or early next week,” James Ulis told Ben Roberts. “Tyler and I had a good conversation last night…

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Calipari to visit Myles Turner tomorrow

Drew Franklin 12:15pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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Today it’s Tyus Jones, tomorrow it’s Myles Turner. Coach Cal will travel down to Euless, Texas on Wednesday to visit Turner, Scout.com’s No. 2 overall player in the 2014 class. The 7-footer is taking his time with the recruiting process but Kentucky is squarely in the mix with Kansas, Duke, Louisville, Arizona, Ohio State, Texas…

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Kentucky visiting Tyus Jones today

Drew Franklin 10:56am September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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The fantasy camp and alumni game made for a long and eventful three days for John Calipari, but he’s not taking Tuesday off to catch his breath. Oh no, Coach Cal is hitting the recruiting trail to find his next star point guard. Calipari will visit Tyus Jones today at his home in Apple Valley,…

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September 8, 2013

Kentucky to visit Tyus Jones on Tuesday

Ally Tucker 10:00pm September 8, 2013 9/8/13

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According to Minnesota sports writer Ryan James, Kentucky will be one of a host of visitors making the trip to visit Tyus Jones this week. James says that Duke will be visiting tomorrow. Duke has long been presumed to be the leader for Jones’ services. Kentucky and Minnesota will both be visiting on Tuesday, Kansas…

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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

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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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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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