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January 27, 2020

Kentucky has two top-five signees in updated Rivals rankings

Jack Pilgrim 12:48pm January 27, 2020 1/27/20

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Remember the narrative that John Calipari had lost his touch on the recruiting trail and couldn’t sign top-five talent anymore? Kentucky now has two in the class of 2020. In Rivals’ latest recruiting rankings, five-star guards BJ Boston and Terrence Clarke both came in ranked in the top five, with the former jumping 13 spots…

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Monday Morning Things To Know: Mamba Forever

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:00am January 27, 2020 1/27/20

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Yesterday’s helicopter crash that claimed the lives of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others continues to send shockwaves through the sports world this morning. I won’t pretend to have been a huge fan of Kobe’s during his prime; however, as his career came to a close, I grew to really…

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January 26, 2020

Kentucky target Jaden Hardy models game after Devin Booker, continues stretch of dominant play

Jack Pilgrim 11:00am January 26, 2020 1/26/20

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Jaden Hardy is arguably the top scoring guard in the class of 2021, and after learning who he models his game after, it’s easy to understand why. On Friday evening, ESPN traveled to Henderson, NV to broadcast the highly-anticipated matchup between Coronado High School and Bishop Gorman High School on ESPNU. And as part of…

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January 23, 2020

BJ Boston, Terrence Clarke make McDonald’s All-American Game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:18pm January 23, 2020 1/23/20

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At least two future Kentucky Wildcats will play in the 2020 McDonald’s All-American Game. BJ Boston and Terrence Clarke made the 24-man roster, which was just unveiled. Greg Brown, a 6’8″ forward from Austin, Texas who is considering Kentucky, Texas, Memphis, Auburn, and Michigan, also made the cut. Devin Askew and Isaiah Jackson, who signed…

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BJ Boston moves up in new ESPN Top 100

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am January 23, 2020 1/23/20

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ESPN’s new Top 100 for the 2020 class is out, and future Kentucky Wildcat BJ Boston made a significant jump. The five-star small forward rose from No. 12 to No. 6, proof of what Paul Biancardi calls an incredible season at Sierra Canyon. “A true three-level bucket maker, not many have had a better senior…

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January 21, 2020

HIGHLIGHTS: Kentucky signees and major targets impress at the HoopHall Classic

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm January 21, 2020 1/21/20

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This weekend, several Kentucky signees and targets were among the dozens of top prospects to take the floor and compete in one of the top annual high school at one of the highest-profile events of the season: the Spalding HoopHall Classic in Springfield, MA. Three of Kentucky’s signees – Brandon Boston Jr., Devin Askew, and…

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January 20, 2020

Monday Morning Things To Know: Happy MLK Day

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:00am January 20, 2020 1/20/20

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Good morning, friends, and welcome to a new week. It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but we don’t do holidays here at KSR, so how about a roundup of the news to get you going on this chilly Monday? Basketball The big news of the weekend was Kentucky’s 73-66 win over Arkansas in Fayetteville on…

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January 18, 2020

Kentucky signees and targets invade the HoopHall Classic in Springfield, MA

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm January 18, 2020 1/18/20 Comments Disabled

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Starting this afternoon, several Kentucky signees and major targets are participating in one of the biggest high school basketball events of the year: the HoopHall Classic in Springfield, MA. To get things rolling today, 2020 four-star center target Cliff Omoruyi (Roselle Catholic High School) will take the floor vs. Bishop Gorman High School at 1:30…

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January 17, 2020

Greg Brown raves about visit to Kentucky in Sports Illustrated blog

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm January 17, 2020 1/17/20

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Five-star power forward Greg Brown took his official visit to Kentucky last weekend and was in the house for the Cats’ win over Alabama. Today, he blogged about his trip for Sports Illustrated, and it sounds like it went just as well as we had heard. I’m just coming off my visit to Kentucky last…

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January 15, 2020

The Sources Say Podcast Ep. 23: Greg Brown wraps up his official visit to Lexington… Where does Kentucky stand?

Jack Pilgrim 8:00am January 15, 2020 1/15/20

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Travis Graf and David Sisk of Cats Illustrated for episode 23 of the Sources Say Podcast. This week, the trio of recruiting insiders dedicate the majority of conversation to 2020 five-star forward Greg Brown and his official visit to Lexington this past weekend. First, though, KSR’s Zack Geoghegan joins…

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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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Angel Delgado commits to Seton Hall

Ally Tucker 6:45pm August 16, 2013 8/16/13

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According to Evan Daniels, Angel Delgado verbally committed to Kevin Willard and Seton Hall earlier this evening. Delgado confirmed the news from the Dominican Republic. Delgado was once a potential target for Kentucky, but the offer never came or Delgado.

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