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November 26, 2013

Tyler Ulis scores 24 points in three quarters in season opener

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm November 26, 2013 11/26/13

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Tyler Ulis’ stock has risen dramatically over the last six months. A strong showing in the summer leagues led to Ulis getting a scholarship offer from UK and ultimately, his commitment. Ulis carried that momentum through to his season opener last night, scoring 24 points in three quarters, including four threes and six steals. Check…

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November 20, 2013

Trey Lyles named to the USA Today Preseason All-USA Team

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm November 20, 2013 11/20/13

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Congrats to future Cat Trey Lyles, who was named to the Preseason American Family Insurance ALL-USA Team this afternoon. The 10-man team was selected by USA TODAY Sports’ Jim Halley and Jason Jordan. Here’s the complete squad, with their schools of choice (if they’ve chosen): Cliff Alexander | F | 6-8, 225 | Curie, Chicago…

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November 18, 2013

Jonah Bolden down to six, Kentucky in the mix

Drew Franklin 10:30pm November 18, 2013 11/18/13

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Jonah Bolden, an up-and-comer in the 2014 basketball recruiting class, just announced he is down to six schools and your University of Kentucky Wildcats are in the mix. The 6-foot-9 wing from Australia, ranked as high as 24th overall by 247 Sports, wasn’t considering Kentucky when he trimmed his list to ten in late September,…

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Luke Kennard was at the game last night

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:15pm November 18, 2013 11/18/13

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Those of you with a keen eye may have noticed a very important recruit sitting behind Kentucky’s bench last night. 2015 shooting guard Luke Kennard was in the house to see UK beat Robert Morris, making his fourth trip to Lexington in the past few months. Luke’s family lives only a few hours away in…

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November 16, 2013

Need More Basketball Fix This Weekend?

Will Totten 11:20am November 16, 2013 11/16/13

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  For those of you interested in basketball, which I assume is hovering around 100% of the people reading this, you have the opportunity to check out a possible member of UK’s 2014 recruiting class play in Kentucky this weekend. 2015 G/F Montaque Gill-Caesar will be in state this weekend with his Huntington Prep team…

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November 15, 2013

Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones are going to Duke; Cliff Alexander’s dad is pumped about Kansas; and Stanley Johnson has Arizona shoes

Drew Franklin 4:07pm November 15, 2013 11/15/13

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Two of the best players in high school basketball just committed to Mike Kryszisewsskidzwski and the Duke Blue Devils.  Kentucky’s run atop the recruiting rankings is in serious jeopardy in 2014. More bad news to come… After toying with Illinois fans by grabbing the orange hat first, Cliff Alexander committed to Kansas. I think his…

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November 14, 2013

Best Case/ Worst Case Scenario for Decision Friday

Jay Hochstetler 2:17pm November 14, 2013 11/14/13

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Tomorrow is a very strange day. Possibly the biggest basketball decision day in recent memory will occur tomorrow, and all indications are that UK will not be receiving a commitment from any players. UK fans are not going to be stressing as Cliff Alexander, Tyus Jones, and Jahlil Okafor announce tomorrow. The other member of…

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Calipari speaks about his new signees

Drew Franklin 1:14pm November 14, 2013 11/14/13

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As he does after every signing day, John Calipari released a statement about each of his new basketball signees in the 2014 class.  He said, “I’m really proud of this group as far as where they are academically, what type of people they are and their basketball ability. All four of these guys are skilled…

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November 13, 2013

Trey Lyles makes it official

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:56pm November 13, 2013 11/13/13

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Three down, one to go! Congrats to Trey Lyles, who signed his National Letter of Intent this evening, making his commitment to UK official. Lyles tweeted about it afterwards: That makes Lyles, Tyler Ulis, and Karl Towns all officially Kentucky Wildcats, with Devin Booker set to sign his letter on Friday. Is it weird that…

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Karl Towns and Vandy-bound teammate vow to dunk on each other next year

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm November 13, 2013 11/13/13

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Karl Towns signed his National Letter of Intent earlier this afternoon, along with his St. Joe’s teammates Raven Owen, Jr. and Wade Baldwin. Baldwin will play for Vandy next year, and he and Towns are already getting into some SEC smack talk. According to ZagsBlog, the two have promised to dunk on each other at…

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July 10, 2020

Top prospect Jonathan Kuminga will announce basketball future on July 16

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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After a relatively wild ride, Jonathan Kuminga’s “recruitment” is about to come to an end. On Friday afternoon, the No. 4 ranked prospect in the class of 2020 according to ESPN announced that he will make his decision regarding his basketball future on Thursday, July 16 at 2 p.m. EST. Unfortunately, it is widely thought that…

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July 8, 2020

Skyy Clark coming to King of the Bluegrass tournament

Drew Franklin 10:00am July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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One of Kentucky’s top targets on the high school recruiting trail will be playing in Kentucky later this year. Skyy Clark, the five-star guard who recently earned a scholarship offer from John Calipari, is one of many young basketball stars whose high school team will participate in the King of the Bluegrass tournament. Jason Frakes…

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July 7, 2020

Jada Walker fits the mold of a Matthew Mitchell point guard

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20 Comments Disabled

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Matthew Mitchell knows exactly what he’s looking for when he recruits a point guard. There are a few traits, in particular, that the Kentucky Women’s Basketball head coach appears to seek out; impressive quickness, a nose for defense, and a motor that doesn’t know how to stop. Taylor Murray, Jaida Roper, and now Chasity Patterson,…

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Kentucky in “daily” contact with seven-foot Hawaiian center

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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Even while he’s in Jamaica for his birthday and honeymoon, Jack Pilgrim brings the scoop. This morning, our basketball recruiting insider shared this interesting tidbit about a new name on the scene in the 2022 class. A source tells Jack that the Kentucky coaching staff is in constant contact with Hawaiian center Sage Tolentino, who…

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WATCH: New Highlights from UK Target Brandon Huntley-Hatfield

Nick Roush 1:00pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20 Comments Disabled

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The Nike EYBL and other major grassroots basketball leagues were canceled this summer by coronavirus. That has not stopped other basketball events from taking place in states with fewer COVID-19 restrictions. Over the weekend in Atlanta, The Tipoff Classic hosted Kentucky target Brandon Huntley-Hatfield. A 6-foot-8 power forward in the class of 2022, 247 Sports…

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July 4, 2020

Skyy Clark discusses highly anticipated Kentucky offer, breaks down recruitment with KSR

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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John Calipari made a significant move on the recruiting trail this week, extending his very first scholarship offer of the summer to a high-profile prospect in the class of 2022. In a Zoom conference call with the entire Kentucky coaching staff Thursday evening, 2022 five-star prospect Skyy Clark received a scholarship, making him the first…

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Skyy Clark says Kentucky offer is a “huge blessing,” moment “didn’t even seem real”

Jack Pilgrim 3:15pm July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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2022 five-star guard Skyy Clark’s genuine interest in the Kentucky basketball program is nothing new, both publicly and behind the scenes. After being rumored as an early Kentucky lean, the 6-foot-3 point guard joined KSR’s Sources Say back in February to discuss his interest in the Wildcats, where he confirmed the pro-UK speculation. “They are…

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Skyy Clark preparing academically for a potential reclassification to 2021

Jack Pilgrim 1:30pm July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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One of the top prospects in the class of 2022 is strongly considering a reclassification to 2021. Five-star guard Skyy Clark, who received an offer from Kentucky this week, tells KSR that he is planning on taking his junior and senior classes at the same time this coming year to prepare for a potential jump.…

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Today on KSR: Happy Independence Day!

Jack Pilgrim 10:00am July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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Who’s ready for some warm weather, relaxation, and hot dog eating contests on this beautiful Fourth of July holiday? Better yet, who’s ready for warm weather, relaxation, hot dog eating contests, and real-life basketball on your televisions? If you’re a fan of any or all of the above – you’re lying if you say you’re not…

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July 3, 2020

Oddsmakers believe Makur Maker’s decision to attend Howard could spark a trend

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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Makur Maker, a five-star prospect in the class of 2020, committing to Howard was a shock to most of the collegiate basketball world. For some, they see it as the start of a possible trend. Drew Franklin touched on this earlier today, but now betting money is getting involved. Kristian Winfield, who covers the Brooklyn…

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