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October 31, 2013

Watch Devin Booker commit to Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:30pm October 31, 2013 10/31/13

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Thanks, Fox 6!

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Devin Booker told Calipari he was going to commit to UK three days ago

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:20pm October 31, 2013 10/31/13

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Even Calipari can be surprised from time to time. According to the Sun-Herald’s Patrick Magee, Devin Booker told Cal three days ago that he was going to commit to Kentucky, and Booker said he didn’t believe it at first. Booker informed the other schools’ staffs on Tuesday. Booker tweeted this moments ago: I'M A WILDCAT…

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Karl Towns and Tyler Ulis welcome Devin Booker to UK’s 2014 class

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm October 31, 2013 10/31/13

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It didn’t take long for Karl Towns and Tyler Ulis to welcome Devin Booker to the Big Blue Nation: Welcome @DevinBook to #BBN #WEAREUK — Karl Towns (@KATis32) October 31, 2013 Y'all should've known we was a package deal lol @DevinBook congrats bro #BBN — Tyler Ulis (@tulis3) October 31, 2013 You’re next, James.

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Evan Daniels now predicts James Blackmon, Jr. will pick Indiana

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:25pm October 31, 2013 10/31/13

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One down, one to go? With Devin Booker in the bag, all eyes turn to Indiana, where James Blackmon, Jr. will announce his college decision around 9 p.m. ET tonight on ESPNU (he’s announcing during the halftime of the Louisiana-Monroe/Troy game, which starts at 7:30 p.m.). After everyone thinking Blackmon to Kentucky was pretty much…

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Devin Booker picks KENTUCKY!

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:08pm October 31, 2013 10/31/13

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CATS! Kentucky landed its third commitment of the 2014 class Thursday afternoon when Devin Booker chose the Cats over Missouri, Michigan, Michigan State, and Florida. The 6’4″, 180 lbs. shooting guard from Moss Point, Mississippi is considered the 18th best player in the 2014 class by ESPN and the 3rd best shooting guard. He’s one…

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The Devin Booker Announcement Live Diary

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:45pm October 31, 2013 10/31/13

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Devin Booker is set to announce his college decision at 4 p.m. ET in the Moss Point High School Gym in Mississippi. To keep you up to date on all the latest rumblings and rumors, I’ll be running a live diary from now until the announcement. With all the drama of the day, think of…

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Three absurd ways for Devin Booker and James Blackmon Jr. to announce their decisions

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:45pm October 31, 2013 10/31/13

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For some reason, both Devin Booker and James Blackmon Jr. decided to announce their college choices on Halloween. Why choose on the spookiest day of the year for their big announcements? Maybe they’re horror buffs. Maybe they’re looking for the added drama (most likely). Or maybe, they’re looking to reveal their college decision in the…

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Is there some last minute drama surrounding James Blackmon?

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:58am October 31, 2013 10/31/13

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Here we go. Twitter is buzzing with some last minute drama regarding James Blackmon, Jr., whom most thought was a lock for the Cats. However, N.D. Kendrick, RecruitRecon.com’s National Scouting Director has changed his predicted from Kentucky to Indiana on 247’s Crystal Ball, which is sending analysts across the country scrambling to figure out why.…

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October 30, 2013

Get to Know the 2014 Prospects, Vol. 8: Devin Booker

Ally Tucker 9:30pm October 30, 2013 10/30/13

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Over the course of the past few months, we have given you the rundown on a number of 2014 recruits ranging from Stanley Johnson to James Blackmon Jr. Some of the prospects we’ve “gotten to know” have committed to Kentucky, while a few others are still in limbo. One particular 2014 recruit will be deciding…

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Evan Daniels and Jerry Meyer predict UK will get both Devin Booker and James Blackmon

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:35pm October 30, 2013 10/30/13

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Good news for the Cats: both Scout’s Evan Daniels and 247’s Jerry Meyer think UK will land both Devin Booker and James Blackmon Jr tomorrow. Daniels just tweeted: Few weeks ago I was skeptical of Kentucky getting Devin Booker & James Blackmon. Not anymore. Meyer spoke to the Herald-Leader’s Ben Roberts and agreed: “I feel…

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June 6, 2020

Rivals Analyst Predicts Jonathan Kuminga will Reclassify, Jump to G League

Nick Roush 3:00pm June 6, 2020 6/6/20

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There’s growing sentiment that the No. 1 basketball recruit in America will not play college basketball. At the top of every college basketball recruiting rankings for the 2021 class, you’ll find Jonathan Kuminga. The 6-8 small forward from The Patrick School in New Jersey is a bonafide phenom that can do it all on the…

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June 5, 2020

2020 five-star center Moussa Cisse postpones decision

Jack Pilgrim 9:30am June 5, 2020 6/5/20

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The plot thickens with the top available center in the class of 2020. Five-star center Moussa Cisse, who announced last week he would be reclassifying from 2021 to 2020, has postponed his college decision. At the time of his reclass announcement, Cisse told reporters he would be choosing a college at some point this week.…

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June 3, 2020

Former UK target Frank Anselem commits to Syracuse

Maggie Davis 10:00pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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Four-star center Frank Anselem has officially chosen his new home, and it won’t be in the state of Kentucky. The big man is taking his talents to Syracuse University to play for the Orange and head coach Jim Boeheim. The 6-foot-10, 220 pound center is currently listed as the No. 142 player in the nation,…

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June 2, 2020

UK WBB commit Erin Toller says Tennessee was her “dream school” before picking Kentucky

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm June 2, 2020 6/2/20

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“Dream schools” are only reflective of a dream until you wake up (or in this case: grow up). Kentucky Women’s Basketball commitment Erin Toller was enamored with the idea that she could one day help continue the legacy of the Tennessee lady Volunteers program. Despite growing up in the Lousiville area and attending Sacred Heart…

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Five Kentucky targets make up top ten of updated 2021 recruiting rankings

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm June 2, 2020 6/2/20

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Five players with Kentucky offers currently make up the top ten of the updated 2021 Rivals recruiting rankings. In the latest update released today, Jonathan Kuminga held firm at No. 1 overall, followed by Patrick Baldwin Jr. at No. 2, Paolo Banchero at No. 3, Jaden Hardy at No. 6 and Kennedy Chandler at No.…

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May 31, 2020

John Calipari virtually met with five-star Paolo Banchero

Maggie Davis 10:30pm May 31, 2020 5/31/20

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Recruits still aren’t able to physically visit college campuses due to COVID-19 concerns, but that’s not stopping the Kentucky basketball staff from getting in a little quality time with the country’s best players. John Calipari and his staff recently met with five-star junior Paolo Banchero (virtually, of course), according to Jake Weingarten, the owner and…

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May 30, 2020

Five of the biggest Kentucky basketball recruiting misses

Jack Pilgrim 9:30pm May 30, 2020 5/30/20

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A week after asking “what if?” Kentucky Sports Radio will explore a version of the what if question by examining some of the biggest whiffs on the recruiting trail. How could a few added signatures from top targets have changed the John Calipari era in Lexington? Would the Wildcats have won more titles? Were they…

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BREAKING: The 2020 Nike EYBL season has been canceled

Jack Pilgrim 8:30pm May 30, 2020 5/30/20

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Despite the NCAA still considering Evaluation Periods in August, September, and October, the 2020 Nike EYBL season has officially been called off. In an announcement made this evening, EYBL has canceled the remainder of the 2020 season, including Peach Jam. “As we continue to navigate the evolving impact of COVID-19, we are cancelling the remainder…

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NCAA eyeing three fall dates for evaluation periods

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm May 30, 2020 5/30/20 Comments Disabled

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In the aftermath of the cancellation of spring AAU competition and national events, the NCAA is considering a series of Evaluation Periods to run from August through September. According to a report by Evan Daniels of 247Sports, the NCAA and NABC are considering individual periods from August 6-9, September 4-6, and October 9-11. This week,…

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May 29, 2020

Five-star guard Kennedy Chandler is moving away from his Tennessee high school

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm May 29, 2020 5/29/20

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One of the Volunteers’ top in-state players is moving elsewhere. Five-star point guard out of the class of 2021, Kennedy Chandler, announced on Friday that he will transfer from Briarcrest Christain School (TN) to Sunrise Christian Academy, a prep school located in Kansas. Chandler, who is a native of Memphis, TN, is listed as the…

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