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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…

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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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March 4, 2021

Overtime launches Overtime Elite, new path to the pros

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am March 4, 2021 3/4/21

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There is a new path for high school basketball stars to go to the pros. This morning, Overtime, the company behind many of the highlight reels of Kentucky recruits you’ve watched over the years, announced the launch of Overtime Elite (OTE), a new league aimed at 16-18-year-olds who want to play professionally but aren’t interested in…

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March 3, 2021

Skyy Clark may transfer to “major high school program,” per report

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm March 3, 2021 3/3/21

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Future Wildcat Skyy Clark may not be reclassifying to play at Kentucky next season, but he is moving schools according to a new report. In his weekly roundup of recruiting news, Rivals’ Rob Cassidy wrote that he’s hearing Clark, who is currently enrolled at Ensworth in Nashville, will be transferring to a “major high school…

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February 26, 2021

Today on KSR: Can UK push its winning streak to four games?

Jack Pilgrim 9:00am February 26, 2021 2/26/21

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Following the cancellation of Kentucky’s game against Texas A&M this week and the program’s decision to push any replacement game to the final week of the season – we’ll get to that in a second – the focus is now on the team’s matchup against the Florida Gators at Rupp Arena on Saturday. After a…

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February 25, 2021

Kentucky makes top 5 for class of 2021 4-star shooting guard Brandin Podziemski

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm February 25, 2021 2/25/21

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Brandin Podziemski has announced that the Kentucky Wildcats are among his top 5 college choices. Podziemski is one of the best remaining high school players out of the class of 2021. The Wisconsin native is rated as a four-star recruit by 247 Sports and is widely expected to perform as a high-level shooter in college.…

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February 23, 2021

Skyy Clark explains decision to shut down high school season

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00pm February 23, 2021 2/23/21

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At the end of January, future Kentucky guard Skyy Clark opted out of the remainder of his junior season due to COVID-19 concerns. In a new interview with SI’s Jason Jordan, Clark sheds more light on that decision, which he says he made on behalf of his family, which has been hit hard by the…

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February 21, 2021

Kentucky WBB commit Jada Walker named McDonald’s AA Game nominee

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm February 21, 2021 2/21/21 Comments Disabled

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The lone commit for the Kentucky Women’s Basketball class of 2021 is earning some high praise before making the move to Lexington. The nominees for the 2021 McDonald’s All-American Game were recently announced and incoming point guard Jada Walker made the cut as one of the nation’s top players. According to ESPN, the 5-foot-6 native of Virginia…

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February 18, 2021

Sources Say Podcast Ep. 83: Kentucky defeats Vandy for its second straight win; long-term optimism going into 2021-22

Jack Pilgrim 7:30pm February 18, 2021 2/18/21

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Shawn Smith of Go Big Blue Country and David Sisk of Cats Illustrated for episode 83 of the Sources Say Podcast to break down Kentucky’s win over Vanderbilt, momentum going into the SEC Tournament, and long-term optimism for 2021-22 and beyond. Among the topics: Kentucky is finally finding ways…

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NCAA officially extends recruiting dead period through May 31

Jack Pilgrim 3:00pm February 18, 2021 2/18/21 Comments Disabled

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The NCAA Division I Council has officially extended the recruiting dead period for all sports through May 31, making it 15 consecutive months without in-person recruiting, at minimum. In an announcement made Wednesday evening, the NCAA confirmed the extension, while also committing to providing clarity on plans for the transition back to recruiting calendars, including…

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McDonald’s All-American Game canceled for second consecutive year

Jack Pilgrim 2:00pm February 18, 2021 2/18/21

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There will be no McDonald’s All-American Game for a second consecutive year. After canceling the prestigious event in 2020 due to COVID-19, McDonald’s made the decision to forego in-person games this year, instead choosing to honor the 2021 class through a virtual celebration. In the process, the event announced over 700 girls and boys high…

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February 17, 2021

Bruiser Flint doesn’t expect UK’s recruiting success to take a hit despite difficult season

Jack Pilgrim 6:15pm February 17, 2021 2/17/21 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky may boast a 6-13 overall record and the team’s NCAA Tournament dreams may rely entirely on an SEC Tournament championship run, but don’t expect the program’s recruiting success to take a hit. At the end of the day, Kentucky is still Kentucky, and high-profile recruits still feel good about the long-term success of the program. With…

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