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December 17, 2013

Trey Lyles named to Naismith early season watch list

Drew Franklin 10:30am December 17, 2013 12/17/13

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Kentucky basketball signee Trey Lyles is one of 10 high school players named to the Naismith Trophy High School Player of the Year early season watch list, released yesterday. Ranked ninth in the 247Sports composite rankings, Lyles is averaging almost 23 points and 15 rebounds per game for Arsenal Tech in Indianapolis this season. Lyles…

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Matt’s back from Vegas for acoustiKSR (Tuesday Show Thread)

Drew Franklin 9:55am December 17, 2013 12/17/13

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Your favorite Kentucky radio host is back from KSR’s long weekend in Las Vegas and he’s in Lexington this morning to reunite with his co-host, Ryan Lemond. Matt and Ryan are back together to discuss Big Blue Nation’s negativity, moving on from the North Carolina loss, and what needs to be done before conference play.…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: The Case For/Against More Minutes for Certain Cats

Bryan the Intern 9:00am December 17, 2013 12/17/13

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DOMINIQUE HAWKINS (Played in all 11 games, 11.9 MPG) Case For: Hawkins has been a pleasant surprise on this team and Coach Cal has consistently gushed about the freshman’s game.  Hawkins is a guy who isn’t going to make many mistakes, turning the ball over just 4 times in 131 minutes of action, or once…

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December 16, 2013

Matthew Mitchell’s Tuesday News and Views

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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Happy, happy birthday to Matthew Mitchell, UK Hoops’ head man. Mitchell is in his seventh year as the head coach of the women’s team, which he’s turned into a Top 10 squad. Under Mitchell’s tutelage, UK Hoops has become one of the most exciting women’s programs in the country, bringing in Top 20 recruiting classes…

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UK fan proposes to girlfriend during Justin Timberlake concert, and ex-girlfriend goes on the attack

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30pm December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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WDRB 41 Louisville News Last night, Justin Timberlake performed in Louisville, which sent all the ladies in a 50-mile radius swooning, and the single men in the area hanging around the Yum Center afterwards looking for love. One UK fan used the concert as an opportunity to propose to his girlfriend on stage, with Justin’s…

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Add Another Storyline To The Louisville Game

Andrew Cassady 9:30pm December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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As if it hadn’t been already hyped enough the Kentucky-Louisville game will feature some additional stakes this year. Not only is it Kentucky-Louisville which any other year is the hands down most intense rivalry game in all of college basketball. Not only is it a match up of the last two national champions and preseason…

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5 leftovers from a Carolina road trip

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:45pm December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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It’s been about 24 hours since my return from Chapel Hill, and the weekend was so jam packed that there are still some leftover topics I wanted to cover before turning towards Belmont… 1. Chapel Hill is great I’ve only been to Chapel Hill once, for the UK/North Carolina game back in 2002; however, on…

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Cal underwent a “minor procedure” today

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:00pm December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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If you had your radio dial tuned to 630 WLAP tonight for the coach’s show, you may have been a bit surprised to hear the smooth sounds of Kenny Payne instead of Coach Cal. UK’s assistant coach filled in for Cal because Cal underwent a “minor procedure” today that prevented him from being there for…

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eRupption Zone tickets available for the Belmont game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:00pm December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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Looking to give a family member an early Christmas present? The UK ticket office just announced that eRUPPtion Zone tickets will be available to the public for Saturday’s game against Belmont for $5 each. From UK… The public will be allowed to start lining up for public eruption zone ticket sales this Saturday, December 21st…

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What Separates Kansas and Kentucky? A Win. Singular.

Corey Nichols 6:00pm December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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At first blush, it looks sort of like Kentucky got jobbed in the latest polls.  Not because they dropped to #19/21.  They deserve that.  But it looks a little unfair because Kansas, with three total losses and two losses to unranked teams, is ahead of them.  Is that fair?  More so than you’d think. Look…

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May 11, 2021

Get to know Daimion Collins: Kentucky’s incoming freshman big man

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Daimion Collins’ talent is about as raw as it can come, but his ceiling is still too high up for anyone to see right now. A 5-star power forward from Atlanta, TX, Collins didn’t have the benefit of playing for a high-level prep school or prestigious basketball academy during his high school years. Instead, he…

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Kentucky Announces Dates for 2021 Summer Football Camps

Nick Roush 6:30pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Your time to shine on the gridiron in front of Mark Stoops’ coaching staff is right around the corner. The University of Kentucky has announced dates for summer football camps at Kroger Field and the Joe Craft Football Training Facility. The first time Stoops’ staff has been able to evaluate prospective football players in person…

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Who Mark Stoops may target to fill Steve Clinkscale’s absence

Nick Roush 6:00pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Mark Stoops’ staff received an unexpected shakeup on Tuesday when Steve Clinkscale departed the program to join Jim Harbaugh’s staff at Michigan. An exceptional recruiter that developed UK’s pass defense into one of the best in the SEC, finding a suitable replacement will be difficult for a few reasons, but there are some interesting potential…

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BBNBA: Keldon Johnson scores 20 in huge win over Bucks

Alex Weber 5:30pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Welcome to a fairly light recap of yesterday’s NBA action. Let’s get down to it. RECAP No need for multiple headlines today, we’ll just run through the small handful of guys who saw the court last night. Starting with Keldon Johnson. Johnson’s Spurs were in a standings free fall last week and were dropping into…

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Sources: Kentucky could have guard situation locked up by the end of the weekend

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Going into the month of May, the Kentucky men’s basketball team had zero point guards signed on for the 2021-22 season following the decommitment of five-star guard Nolan Hickman Jr. Just two weeks later, however, the Wildcats appear to be on the cusp of adding not one, but two point guard prospects in the very…

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11 Personnel E94: Coach Clink is on the move

Nick Roush 5:00pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Mark Stoops is in need of a new assistant coach. On Tuesday we learned that Steve Clinkscale is living Lexington to take a similar role at Michigan. In the latest edition of 11 Personnel, Nick Roush and Adam Luckett explain why Coach Clink was attracted to Jim Harbaugh’s staff, even though his seat is perpetually…

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Preakness Stakes: Post Positions set with Medina Spirit as Morning Line Favorite

Nick Roush 4:30pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Bob Baffert will not travel to Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. Even without the vexed Hall of Fame trainer at Pimlico, his horses are the two favorites for the second leg of the 2021 Triple Crown of horse racing. Medina Spirit is the 9-5 morning line favorite, drawing post position No. 3 in the 9.5…

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Sources Say Podcast Ep. 99: Sahvir Wheeler to Kentucky? Will the backcourt be finalized this week?

Jack Pilgrim 4:00pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Shawn Smith of Go Big Blue Country to discuss the possibility of Georgia transfer Sahvir Wheeler signing with Kentucky, the latest on TyTy Washington’s recruitment, and the possibility of UK wrapping up its backcourt for 2021-22 by the end of the weekend. Among the highlights: Is Kentucky trending for…

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Replacing Steve Clinkscale

Freddie Maggard 3:30pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Kentucky defensive backs coach Steve Clinkscale is apparently off to Michigan. Kentucky’s secondary has been a team strength for the past three years. The Wildcats finished the 2019 and 2020 season ranked as the SEC’s top pass defense. It also led the league with 16 interceptions a year ago which was good enough to lead…

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LISTEN: Chin Coleman’s first interview with KSR

Drew Franklin 3:00pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Now that he is a card-carrying member of Big Blue Nation, new UK Basketball assistant coach Chin Coleman got on the phone with Kentucky Sports Radio to talk to Matt Jones and the show’s listeners about his new job at Kentucky. Coleman explained how he landed on John Calipari’s staff from Illinois, what he brings…

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