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September 8, 2013

Ulis and Jones At Kentucky? Not So Fast My Friend.

Andrew Cassady 7:00pm September 8, 2013 9/8/13

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In 2010 the Wildcats landed two top point guard prospects in John Wall and Eric Bledsoe. The dynamic duo played to each other’s strengths and weaknesses to form a formidable attack for Kentucky that lead to an elite 8 finish. For now the 2014 point guard situation i cloudy. Andrew Harrisson will almost assuredly turn…

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September 6, 2013

This Weekend in Kentucky Recruiting

Jay Hochstetler 2:31pm September 6, 2013 9/6/13

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  Take a moment to picture this big guy and Towns dominating the post –Calipari has some serious work this weekend with three big recruits. Jahlil Okafor, the indisputable number 1 center in the 2014 will be visiting this weekend. His visit notably comes separate from Tyus Jones, his package deal partner. This could indicate…

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Jeff Borzello Says Cats are ‘In the Driver’s Seat’ for Ulis and Booker

Nick Roush 2:30pm September 6, 2013 9/6/13

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The alumni weekend has proved to be a pivotal recruiting weekend for Coach Cal in the past. This year’s NBA-clad weekend will be just as important, especially for Guards Devin Booker and Tyler Ulis. The recently offered Ulis is essentially choosing between Michigan State and UK- visiting each team in a short amount of time…

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Lansing State Journal warns Tyler Ulis he’ll be discarded at Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm September 6, 2013 9/6/13

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Tyler Ulis and Devin Booker are currently visiting Michigan State before they head to the Bluegrass, and the Lansing State Journal has a word of warning for the pint-sized point guard. In a column this morning, Graham Couch warns Ulis that he should be careful about Kentucky because it’s “a program that doesn’t take his…

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September 4, 2013

Devin Booker on potentially playing with Tyler Ulis in college

Drew Franklin 5:00pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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2014 shooting guard Devin Booker has his own blog over at USA Today, where it seems like every high school basketball player has a blog, and he wrote about potentially playing with Tyler Ulis at the next level in his latest entry. Booker, ranked 30th in the new Rivals150, and Ulis have had the conversation…

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UK Fans of the Day Want the new Rivals rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Enjoyed meeting this group of KSR fans at Legends this weekend. Next time we’ll try to take a picture in which we don’t look possessed. Rivals released their new Top 150 for the 2014 class this morning, and several of UK’s targets made a jump. Here’s where UK’s recruits rank, along with upcoming visits: 1.…

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Tyler Ulis’ father gives us the ultimate quote about UK recruiting under John Calipari

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Yesterday, 2014 point guard Tyler Ulis narrowed his list to three: Kentucky, Iowa, and Michigan State. The 5’8″ point guard will be on campus this weekend with his friend Devin Booker for the Alumni Game, and last night, his father spoke to the Steve Jones about his recruitment. One quote from the elder Ulis pretty…

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Karl Towns has a big game for the Dominican Republic

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Felicitaciones to the Dominican Republic National Team, who got a big win yesterday over Paraguay in the FIBA Americas Championship in Venezuela. Further felicitaciones to Karl Towns, who had his best game yet for the DR National Team, scoring a team-high 16 points and four rebounds in just 13 minutes. He was 5-6 from the…

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September 3, 2013

Kelly Oubre will visit for Big Blue Madness

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:45pm September 3, 2013 9/3/13

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The guest list for Big Blue Madness keeps on growing. 2014 small forward Kelly Oubre tweeted that he will take an official visit to Kentucky for Big Blue Madness on October 18th: My second official Visit will be to Kentucky on October 18th for Big Blue Madness #BBN — Kelly Paul Oubre Jr. (@K_Ctmd22) September…

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Tyler Ulis cuts USC, down to three

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm September 3, 2013 9/3/13

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According to the Courier-Journal’s Steve Jones, 2014 point guard Tyler Ulis has eliminated USC from his list, and is down to Iowa, Michigan State, and Kentucky. Ulis visited Iowa over the weekend, and will visit Michigan State on Friday and Kentucky on Sunday. He’ll stay through Monday, which means he’ll be at the Alumni Game,…

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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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