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June 18, 2021

Kentucky has reached out to Reed Sheppard

Nick Roush 1:32pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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The Wildcats are in contact with the state’s most talked about high school basketball player. Shortly after finishing a summer league game at Collins High School in Shelbyville, Ky., Reed Sheppard informed KSR’s Jack Pilgrim that he has been in touch with Orlando Antigua. The UK assistant coach reached out not long after the contact…

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Cole Cubelic believes Kentucky will exceed SEC Football expectations in 2021

Nick Roush 1:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Like almost every offseason, Kentucky is not the most talked about football team in the SEC. Most prognosticators will pick the Wildcats to finish fourth in the SEC, like they have in almost every year under Mark Stoops. Cole Cubelic is not “most prognosticators.” The former Auburn team captain and current sideline analyst for the…

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Analyzing Kentucky’s 2020 Tackles for Loss

Freddie Maggard 12:30pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Today’s installment of analyzing Kentucky’s defensive havoc statistics from the 2020 season features the tackle for loss category. UK produced 54 tackles behind the line of scrimmage during its abbreviated eleven game schedule. That number reflects an average of 4.9 TFL’s per contest. For comparison purposes, the Cats accumulated 74 TFL’s in 2019 or 5.69…

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T.J. Collett Named 2021 Senior CLASS Award Winner

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Kentucky senior first baseman T.J. Collett has been named the winner of the 2021 Senior CLASS Award for baseball, which honors the senior who excelled as a student-athlete both on and off the field. “T.J. Collett has been extremely dedicated in all aspects of being a student-athlete while in Lexington,” said Erik Miner, Executive Director…

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TyTy Washington getting close with Sahvir Wheeler, Calipari going back to three-guard lineup

Jack Pilgrim 11:00am June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Following Nolan Hickman’s decommitment from UK back in April, the Kentucky basketball program had zero point guards signed on for the 2021-22 season going into the month of May. With the team planning to begin the move-in process on May 28, John Calipari and the UK coaching staff had to act fast to not only…

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Four Prospects Prepare for Kentucky Football Official Visits

Nick Roush 10:00am June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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The summer football recruiting season continues this weekend with a handful of prospects descending upon Lexington to complete official visits at the University of Kentucky. Two of the players have already committed to the Cats. Let’s take a look at where UK stands with the uncommitted offensive linemen that headline this weekend’s official guest list.…

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KSR Show Thread, 6/18: Live from the KSR Golf Scramble!

Drew Franklin 9:55am June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Kentucky Sports Radio is broadcasting to you live from Boone’s Trace National Golf Club (The Bull, some call it) in Richmond for the first KSR Golf Scramble of 2021. It’s too late to get a team if you’re not already in, but you can still tune in for the show as the KSR crew covers…

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KSR Shop: Free rock glasses!

ShopKSR.com 9:45am June 18, 2021 6/18/21 Comments Disabled

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Still don’t have a gift for Dad? You’re running out of time but don’t worry plenty of options at the KSR Shop and Kentucky Branded. They are even offering you a free gift! For two days only, when you spend $60 or more on ShopKSR.com you will also receive two FREE rock glasses! Pick out…

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Today on KSR: Evaluation period begins, Daimion Collins speaks

Jack Pilgrim 9:00am June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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College coaches will be evaluating talent in person for the first time since the tail end of the 2019-20 high school basketball season starting today, as the NCAA’s first official evaluation period of the year will run from Friday to Sunday (June 18-20), with high-profile events taking place throughout the country. Among them? The Titans…

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June 17, 2021

Devin Booker finds and rewards “Suns in 4” fan who got into fight with Nuggets fan

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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The man’s info has been found. For those of you who have not seen the video that we are about to show you, get ready to enjoy a good ole fashioned tail whippin’. During last Friday’s Game 3 matchup between the Suns and Nuggets in Denver, two fans got into an altercation that resulted in…

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June 18, 2021

Isaiah Jackson signs with Creative Artists Agency

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Isaiah Jackson is joining the same agency that represents a slew of former Wildcats quite well. On Thursday, Jackson, who spent one season at Kentucky before declaring for the 2021 NBA Draft, announced on Instagram that he has signed with Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in order to pursue his professional basketball career. Along with Jackson,…

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Devin Booker will suit up for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics

Zack Geoghegan 9:15pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Devin Booker is still in the midst of his first-ever NBA postseason run, but he’s already preparing for what comes next. According to ESPN‘s Adrian Wojnarowski, Booker, the former Kentucky Wildcat and current star for the Phoneix Suns, has committed to play in the upcoming Summer Olympics in Tokyo for Team USA. He will be one…

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The Athletic reports that Oscar Tshiebwe has finally made it to Kentucky

Zack Geoghegan 8:45pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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After a longer than expected delay, Oscar Tshiebwe has made it back to the Kentucky campus. According to Kyle Tucker of The Athletic, the West Virginia transfer experienced an issue with his visa after traveling to his home country, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to see his mother for the first time since 2015. Tucker…

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Top-ranked guard Shaedon Sharpe is in Lexington for his official visit to Kentucky

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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One of the few class of 2022 members with an offer from Kentucky is on campus right now. Shaedon Sharpe, a highly-ranked shooting guard who is originally from Canada, is currently on an official visit to see the Kentucky Wildcats campus. The 6-foot-4, 175-pound Sharpe posted to his Instagram earlier on Friday that he was…

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Devin Booker’s Hottest Night at a Wildcat

Nick Roush 7:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Do you remember Devin Booker’s best performance as a Wildcat? When you think of Booker’s 2014-15 season at Kentucky, it’s difficult to pinpoint which of the 39 games was his best. In the month of February he was En Fuego, but purely from a number’s perspective his hottest shooting night actually happened in December. You…

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NCAA’s Mark Emmert urging action for NIL rules or he will step in

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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With July 1 quickly approaching, the need for regulated NIL rules continues to grow more and more necessary each day. According to the Associated Press, NCAA President Mark Emmert is already preparing for the event that the Divison I Council does not pass a name, image, and likeness (NIL) proposal that has been stalled since January.…

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In-state star Reed Sheppard hears from Kentucky, looking for college that “feels like home”

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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All eyes are on North Laurel standout Reed Sheppard – the nation’s No. 39 overall prospect in Rivals’ updated 2023 rankings and son of two former Kentucky basketball stars, Jeff and Stacey Sheppard – as the NCAA evaluation period opens for the first time this weekend. Sheppard, a 6-3 shooting guard out of London, KY,…

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Can Kentucky Football surpass the seven-win threshold?

Nick Roush 4:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Seven is a lucky number for the Kentucky football program. Over the last 25 years it has been the benchmark for the program. In some cases, reaching seven wins is a milestone, while in others it has been the expectation. Since Hal Mumme came to town in 1997, Kentucky has won seven regular season games…

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Georgia recruiting is on an uptick for Kentucky football

Adam Luckett 3:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Once Steve Clinkscale left for Michigan, the biggest worry that arose would be how Kentucky football would replace the assistant coach’s recruiting production. Clinkscale built a pipeline in Detroit and landed some prominent recruits for the program — DeAndre Square, Marquan McCall, and Justin Rogers. Most recently, the cornerbacks coach had built up relationships in…

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Cincinnati Reds to Salute Kentucky’s National Championship Volleyball Team

Nick Roush 2:30pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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The celebration continues for Craig Skinner’s National Champs. Now the Wildcats are taking the party up I-75 N to Cincinnati. Tuesday, June 29 the Reds will host Kentucky’s 2020 volleyball team for a special pregame ceremony at Great American Ballpark. The National Champions will receive another trophy to add to their extensive collection, created by…

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