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August 24, 2013

UK Fans of the Day Want Mudiay/Site Redesign Update

Matt Jones 10:59am August 24, 2013 8/24/13

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Two updates on what has been a very hectic 24 hour period: — The news that Emmanual Mudiay is going to pick a college tonight is surprising and likely not good for UK. I had assumed, as most others had as well, for some time that Mudiay was an almost certain Cat and most of…

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August 23, 2013

Emmanuel Mudiay to announce tomorrow

Drew Franklin 6:40pm August 23, 2013 8/23/13

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There’s a new development in the recruitment of Emmanuel Mudiay. The top point guard in the 2014 class has to decided to announce his decision tomorrow at the Under Armour Elite 24 game. Mudiay has long been considered to be a Kentucky lean, but the timing of the announcement is concerning. He has visited SMU…

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August 22, 2013

Luke Kennard visited last weekend, Stanley Johnson will do an in-home visit before Big Blue Madness

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:30pm August 22, 2013 8/22/13

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A few recruiting tidbits before you start your night: — 2015 shooting guard Luke Kennard took his second unofficial visit to Kentucky this month this past weekend. His father told the Herald-Leader’s Ben Roberts that the family decided to swing by Lexington after dropping their daughter off at college: “It was kind of a spur…

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August 20, 2013

2014 Kentucky Basketball Recruiting Big Board

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:00pm August 20, 2013 8/20/13

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A lot has happened since the last time we posted the Big Board, so I decided it was time to dust if off and give it a good update. Check out UK’s latest offers and who’s moving up and down Cal’s radar in the 2014 class (green up arrows: good for UK; red down arrows:…

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Five UK commitments make new Rivals 250 rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm August 20, 2013 8/20/13

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Rivals released their updated Top 250 players in the 2014 class this morning, and five of UK’s commitments made moves. Check out the updated list below: Commitments #106 Stanley Boom Williams (RB) Previously #96#121 Drew Barker (QB) Previously #117#128 Mikel Horton (RB) Previously #131#182 Darius West (DB) Previously #185#206 Nick Richardson (OL) Targets #191 Moral…

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August 19, 2013

Karl Towns will not participate in the Elite 24 game

Drew Franklin 7:10pm August 19, 2013 8/19/13

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If you were excited to see Karl Towns playing basketball on television this weekend, I’m afraid I have some bad news for you. Towns is no longer on the Elite 24 game roster because he’s out of the country with the Dominican National team. But you can still catch Stanley Johnson, Emmanuel Mudiay, Devin Booker…

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James Blackmon Jr. will take an unofficial visit to UK on August 29

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:45pm August 19, 2013 8/19/13

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According to Dave Telep, 2014 shooting guard James Blackmon, Jr. will take an unofficial visit to UK on August 29th. Blackmon recently decommitted from Indiana, and is now considering a whole bevy of schools, including Kentucky, Michigan, Michigan State, North Carolina State and Louisville. In fact, he was planning to visit Louisville unofficially tomorrow, but…

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August 18, 2013

Kentucky Reaching Out to 2015 Power Forward

Wilder Treadway 5:30pm August 18, 2013 8/18/13

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I think we all know there are no off days in the land of college recruiting, and earlier this afternoon Adam Zagoria reported 5-star power forward Carlton Bragg has been getting increased interest from the University of Kentucky. Bragg is ranked as the fourth best player in his position, and has offers from a number…

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Luke Kennard’s father speaks very highly on unofficial visit to Lexington

Ally Tucker 11:30am August 18, 2013 8/18/13

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One of Kentucky’s early targets from the class of 2015 is Luke Kennard, a 4-star shooting guard out of Franklin, Ohio. The 6’5 guard is currently ranked as the 21st best player in the class AND he has Kentucky ties. Mark Kennard is Luke’s father and he played college basketball in Central Kentucky. Kennard already…

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August 16, 2013

Tyler Ulis confirms an offer from UK

Ally Tucker 7:40pm August 16, 2013 8/16/13

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Tyler Ulis spent the day on a visit to Kentucky, and apparently the visit went well. Tyler Ulis confirmed that he picked up an offer from Kentucky while in Lexington today. Ulis is the 38th best player in the class of 2014 and the 8th best point guard. Ulis is strongly considering Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan…

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April 7, 2020

What you need to know about Purdue transfer Matt Haarms

Aaron Torres 3:30pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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It has been both a weirdly busy and weirdly slow last couple weeks for Kentucky basketball. In the “weirdly busy” category, the annual churn of players leaving Kentucky has picked up in recent days. Ashton Hagans and Tyrese Maxey have both announced their departures in recent days, with the assumption that Nick Richards isn’t far…

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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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