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December 12, 2019

Still time to plan your trip to watch Kentucky play TWO games in Las Vegas

KSR 11:00am December 12, 2019 12/12/19 Comments Disabled

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#BBN takes over Las Vegas next week when Kentucky basketball hits Sin City. The action tips with Kentucky vs. Utah presented by UK HealthCare and benefitting Coaches vs. Cancer on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at T-Mobile Arena. Kentucky and Utah have a long history in the sport, dating back to the 1944 NIT. Between 1993 and…

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Updates from the Football Recruiting Trail, Presented by Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse

Nick Roush 10:10am December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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KSR Show Thread 12/12: Former UK Greats Join KSR

Nick Roush 9:50am December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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Two of the greatest to ever suit up for the Wildcats will be on this morning’s radio show. Ryan Lemond and Drew Franklin will sit down with Dan Issel and Louie Dampier ahead of their Saturday afternoon signing at Rupp Arena. You won’t wanna miss their stories from their time with the Colonels and the…

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Today on KSR: Eddie Gran’s Here to Stay

Nick Roush 9:00am December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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Six days before Early Signing Day, Mark Stoops has only one coaching vacancy to fill… for now. Rumors circulated on Tuesday that UK offensive coordinator Eddie Gran was a top candidate for the Florida Atlantic coaching vacancy after an FAU fan blog reported he was in Boca for an interview. That same evening Gran Tweeted…

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December 11, 2019

You can remove Eddie Gran’s name from the FAU coaching search because FAU has its new coach

Drew Franklin 11:15pm December 11, 2019 12/11/19

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Eddie Gran isn’t going to be the next head coach at Florida Atlantic University. There was some speculation the UK offensive coordinator was in the conversation for the gig, but FAU instead went with Willie Taggart to fill the position left open by Lane Kiffin, the new head man at Ole Miss. The Taggart side…

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KSBar’s Top 10 Tweets of the Day

Hayden Hooper 10:30pm December 11, 2019 12/11/19

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KSBar and Grille is the place in Lexington to catch University of Kentucky games (pre and postgame too) as well as other events such as the NBA Playoffs, UFC fights, the World Cup, MLB games, PGA tour events, and more. KSBar might be known for their smoked wings but don’t miss out on the brisket platter, fried…

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RECAP: UK Hoops Cruises to 91-36 Win Over Winthrop Behind Roper’s 30 Points

Zack Geoghegan 10:15pm December 11, 2019 12/11/19

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Senior guard Jaida Roper wasn’t about to let Rhyne Howard be the only Kentucky Wildcat to drop 30 points this season. Just one game after Howard poured in a career-high of 30 points against Samford on Sunday, Roper matched her teammate, popping off for 30 of her own points in front of the Rupp Arena crowd…

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Kai Sotto is getting popular following his visit to Kentucky

Maggie Davis 9:15pm December 11, 2019 12/11/19

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Last week, the majority of basketball fans in America hadn’t heard the name Kai Sotto. But after the 7-foot-2 center from the Philippines took an unofficial visit to the University of Kentucky on Monday, Dec. 9, that all began to change. Of course, Sottos’ tweets from his visit – including some pictures of John Calipari…

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11 Personnel E22: Fulmergate

KSR 8:30pm December 11, 2019 12/11/19

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Kentucky is playing in the Belk Bowl, a place few expected entering bowl selection Sunday. Adam Luckett connects the dots to explain why he believes Phil Fulmer pulled strings to dunk on Kentucky’s football program. You can hear more about Fulmergate, the now complete SEC coaching carousel, and… — The significance of Dean Hood’s departure.…

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MUST WATCH: New “Why Not Kentucky” video

Maggie Davis 8:00pm December 11, 2019 12/11/19

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There’s a new “Why Not Kentucky” video making its way around the internet, and you need to watch it. The video was originally posted by the official UK Football account, along with the hashtag #NSD, as in “National Signing Day.” This year’s early-signing period is set to begin in just one week – letters of…

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December 12, 2019

What We Learned From Roper’s Career Night in Rupp

Zack Geoghegan 5:00pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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The biggest blowouts are always the most difficult to draw conclusions from, especially against inferior competition. What can we take away from a 55-point win that you can’t already guess? Luckily for me, the No. 14 UK Hoops (now a perfect 10-0) team still creates drama even in the most lopsided victories. Kentucky stomped Winthrop…

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Josh Paschal Named to 2019 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Team

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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Kentucky linebacker Josh Paschal has been named one of five members to the inaugural 2019 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Team, Uplifting Athlete announced today. Paschal is joined by Kent State wide receiver Antwan Dixon, Davidson linebacker George Hatalowich, Syracuse offensive lineman Sam Heckel and Penn student assistant Anthony Lotti on the team. For 12 years,…

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Benny Snell featured on this week’s “Inside the NFL”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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Do you love Benny Snell? Of course you do. Do you have Showtime? You’re in luck because the former Cat is featured in this week’s episode of “Inside the NFL,” which aired Tuesday night and is available on demand to Showtime subscribers. Last night, the network shared this clip of Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin…

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Player Preview: JuTahn McClain

Adam Luckett 3:30pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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We stay on the offensive side of the football to continue our profiles of the 2020 recruiting class and next up is a quick, slashing back from just north of Cincinnati. JuTahn McClain rushed for 1,947 yards during his senior season and is bringing a different element to UK’s backfield. To bolster the position, Kentucky…

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We now know the date of the Kentucky vs. Michigan game in London

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:53pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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Last week, Kentucky announced it will play Michigan in London, England next December as part of a three-year series with the Wolverines. KSR has learned that the game will take place Saturday, December 5, 2020 and Kentucky is being paid $500,000 to play in it. As previously announced, the game will take place at the…

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On This Day in KSR History: December 12

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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It’s a pretty slow day news-wise, so why don’t we open up the KSR Archives for a little fun? Here are the top stories from December 12 in KSR history: 2018 Quade Green announced he was transferring from Kentucky – A year ago today, we said goodbye to Quade Green and his shades. Now at…

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BBNBA: Bledsoe Powers Bucks to 16th Straight Win

Zack Geoghegan 2:00pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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Good afternoon, folks. The reigning MVP was sidelined on Wednesday night, so Eric Bledsoe took matters into his own hands. Let’s talk NBA. RECAP While Giannis rests, Bledsoe drops 29 Milwaukee superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo was an onlooker during the Bucks 127-112 drumming of the New Orleans Pelicans. Thanks to former Kentucky guard Eric Bledsoe, the Greek Freak’s…

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Two Four-Star Recruits to Officially Visit Kentucky this Weekend

Nick Roush 1:00pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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On Kentucky’s final weekend of football recruiting before the start of the Early Signing Period, the Wildcats are hosting two four-star talents on official visits. One player you know pretty well by now. Bowling Green defensive back Vito Tisdale has been to Lexington many times. This weekend will serve as his official visit. Ranked by…

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Former UK Punter Named in USA Today’s Comprehensive College Football Sexual Assault Investigation

Nick Roush 12:00pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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The University of Kentucky was named in an extensive piece by USA Today that investigated sexual assaults by college athletes, primarily focusing on those who were disciplined, transferred and still allowed to participate in college athletics. The NCAA does not restrict eligibility for student-athletes who have been convicted of sexual assault. USA Today found that…

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Four-Star Wide Receiver Returns to Lexington

Nick Roush 11:20am December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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One of the most talented wide receivers in America is coming back to the Bluegrass. Wide receiver Dekel Crowdus has returned to Frederick Douglass High School after spending the fall semester playing for IMG Academy in Florida. The homesick four-star athlete told Rivals’ Dave Lackford he decided to come home after a coaching change at…

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