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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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September 1, 2013

2016 Basketball Recruit Talks Injury, Cats

Corey Nichols 5:30pm September 1, 2013 9/1/13

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Overall #1 2016 recruit Harry Giles was recently invited to last week’s Elite 24 game, and not just because his name makes him sound like a fancy British butler.  I’m sure that was part of the reason, but the other part is probably because he can do stuff like this: However, Giles wasn’t able to…

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August 30, 2013

After Mudiay, What’s Next For UK?

Will Totten 5:30pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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  Like most of you, and most of the others in the recruiting world, up until just prior to Emmanuel Mudiay’s decision to take his talents to Southern Methodist University I had assumed without doubt he would end up at Kentucky. He seemed like the perfect lead guard to run the Dribble Drive offense, but…

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James Blackmon Jr. talks about his unofficial visit to Lexington

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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Yesterday, four-star shooting guard James Blackmon Jr. took an unofficial visit to UK, and according to his interview with the Courier-Journal’s Steve Jones, had a great time. Blackmon and his father were on campus for about five hours, and toured the campus, Wildcat Coal Lodge, and practice facility with John Calipari, even getting in some…

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Tyler Ulis and The Domino Effect

Jay Hochstetler 9:00am August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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      With Tyler Ulis taking his highly anticipated official visit to Lexington next weekend, its time to regroup from the Mudiay fiasco and fully look towards the players who will be joining Kentucky next season. If you believe all of the rumors in the recruiting world (please don’t), all signs point to Kentucky…

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August 29, 2013

Cliff Alexander’s coach insists UK’s still in the hunt

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am August 29, 2013 8/29/13

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After Cliff Alexander decided not to take an official visit to Kentucky this fall, many thought the Cats had fallen out of the hunt for the talented power forward. However, Alexander’s high school coach Mike Oliver told the Herald-Leader’s Ben Roberts that’s definitely not the case: “At this point, he wants to visit someplace he’s…

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August 28, 2013

Dante Exum won’t enroll in college in December

Drew Franklin 4:27pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Dante Exum is still undecided on college but he knows he won’t enroll anywhere this upcoming school year. If college is the decision, Exum, who graduates high school in October, will stay in Australia until next August. The 6-foot-6 guard also told Goodman the five schools he is considering are Indiana,…

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Myles Turner likes Cal’s laid-back style

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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For some reason, Myles Turner has been one of the harder 2014 recruits to read so far. Rivals’ #6 player in the 2014 class recently cut his list from 26 to 8 (Arizona, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, Ohio State, Oklahoma State and Texas), and is doing a blog for USA Today’s High School site. In…

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Cal offers another 2014 point guard, Dominic MaGee

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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With Emmanuel Mudiay out of the picture, Cal is doing his best to make sure the point guard position for 2014 is covered. According to 247’s Chris Fisher, Kentucky offered 4-star point guard Dominic MaGee a spot on Monday: “They offered. I think it was [Monday]. The assistant coach [Kenny Payne] called my mom and…

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August 1, 2021

5-star guard Keyonte George discusses top 5 ahead of August 8th commitment

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm August 1, 2021 8/1/21

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Exactly one week away from his decision date, Keyonte George is coming down the home stretch of his recruitment. This week at the NBPA Top 100 Camp down in Orlando, FL, George was in attendance as one of the top overall prospects. A 6-foot-4, 185-pound shooting guard out of iSchool Entrepreneurial Academy in Lewisville, TX,…

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Kentucky and 7-foot center Vincent Iwuchukwu have not talked in “about a month”

Zack Geoghegan 4:00pm August 1, 2021 8/1/21

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Kentucky is no longer a key focus for one of the biggest high schoolers in the country. Vincent Iwuchukwu, a seven-foot, 220-pound center out of Montverde Academy, has not heard from the Wildcat program in “about a month”. Back in early June at the Pangos All-American Camp, the four-star big man told KSR that his…

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Kentucky still in communication with five-star point guard Jaden Bradley

Zack Geoghegan 1:00pm August 1, 2021 8/1/21

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John Calipari and his staff have seemingly lasered in on a select few when it comes to class of 2022 guards, and many have thought that Jaden Bradley was out of the running. But not so fast. While it’s true that momentum in Bradley’s recruitment has shifted away from him being a Kentucky lean, the…

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July 31, 2021

Adem Bona set to visit Kentucky on August 28, hopeful for scholarship: “I’m built a little bit different.”

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm July 31, 2021 7/31/21

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Nine months into his time in the United States, Prolific Prep’s best-kept secret is a secret no more. 2022 five-star center Adem Bona is not only a well-known commodity in basketball recruiting circles, he’s now one of Kentucky’s top frontcourt targets in the rising senior class. His numbers are consistently solid, but not absurd. The…

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MADE Hoops High School Academy Camp is coming to Lexington

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm July 31, 2021 7/31/21

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Are you a class of 2022-2024 boys high school basketball player looking to get better, play against strong competition, and earn scholarships? Is your child looking for a similar can’t-miss opportunity? If so, you won’t have to travel far to find it. MADE Hoops is taking its Midwest High School Academy – a high level,…

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Kentucky recruiting targets thrive at NBPA Top 100 Camp

Jack Pilgrim 3:00pm July 31, 2021 7/31/21

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And just like that, the busiest recruiting month of the year has come to a close, as the NBPA Top 100 Camp in Orlando, FL wrapped up its annual event on Friday, July 30. Despite missing two headlining talents – Shaedon Sharpe and Nick Smith Jr. both pulled out late – several of Kentucky’s recruiting…

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July 29, 2021

Cason Wallace looking forward to Kentucky visit, offer “meant a lot”

Jack Pilgrim 3:30pm July 29, 2021 7/29/21

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Kentucky has found its top primary ball-handling target in the class of 2022 to pair with five-star commit Skyy Clark, and he just might be the best two-way guard in high school basketball. Five-star senior Cason Wallace earned an offer from John Calipari and the UK coaching staff after an impressive two-week display at Peach…

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Kentucky basketball target Kyle Filipowski commits to Duke

Jack Pilgrim 11:15am July 29, 2021 7/29/21

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Kentucky’s comeback effort in the Kyle Filipowski sweepstakes has proven to be unsuccessful, as the skilled forward prospect announced his commitment to Duke on Thursday. The soon-to-be five-star forward chose the Blue Devils over offers from Kentucky, Ohio State, Syracuse, Indiana, Boston College, Connecticut, Creighton, Georgetown, Illinois, Iowa, Louisville, Marquette, Miami, Michigan and North Carolina,…

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July 28, 2021

Sources Say Podcast Ep. 110: Peach Jam and NBPA Top 100 Camp recruiting updates

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm July 28, 2021 7/28/21

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Zack Geoghegan to discuss the latest in Kentucky’s recruiting efforts in 2022 from Peach Jam and this week’s NBPA Top 100 Camp. Who are UK’s top targets? Is there a dream class in mind for the program? Could we see a commitment in the near future? Among the highlights:…

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Adem Bona, Cason Wallace schedule official visits to Kentucky in August

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm July 28, 2021 7/28/21

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The Kentucky basketball program will host a pair of five-star prospects for official visits in August, KSR has learned. 2022 top-10 prospect Adem Bona tells KSR he will be making his way to Lexington in August, with top-20 rising senior Cason Wallace also adding that he will be taking an official to Kentucky in the…

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