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December 16, 2013

A good breakdown of UK’s problems on defense

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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Kudos to Brian Joyce over at Rush the Court, who spent some time today breaking down the UK/UNC game tape to examine UK’s worrisome problems on defense. In their three losses this season, the Cats’ weak defense has been exposed, and is a major concern going forward. Joyce says there’s at least a little bit…

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SEC Power Rankings

Ben Ward 4:00pm December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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    People always argue how early on you should start ranking teams. I, for one, never really get into that argument because I understand the true purpose of preseason polling and that’s that it develops headlines. Nobody actually knows who is going to be the best team before any games have been played, and…

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Four-star JuCo DT Cory Johnson to sign with UK on Wednesday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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Four-star JuCo DT Cory Johnson committed to Kentucky back in July, and according to 247 Sports’ Josh Edwards, he is ready to sign with the Cats on Wednesday. At 6’3″, 287 lbs., Johnson will bring some immediate size to the defensive line, which the Cats desperately need after Donte Rumph, Mister Cobble, and Tristian Johnson…

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Season Never Ends Calendar Wants Afternoon Notes and Podcast

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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Free Shipping– use the code “FreeShip”!!! Order the Kentucky Basketball 2014 Calendar by Season Never Ends and you’ll be entered into a drawing for two tickets to UK-Florida on February 15 in Rupp. ESPN College Gameday will be there, and so could you! KSR fans will love this best-selling UK calendar. It’s all-new, with more…

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Tweet Beat: UK’s big football recruiting weekend

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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The football program just wrapped up one of its biggest recruiting weekends in history, and thanks to social media, we have some insight as to how it went. Here are some tweets to give you an idea of how it all went down. Drew Barker started things off by making it clear he was ONLY…

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UK a #4 seed in the latest Bracketology

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:20pm December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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If the regular season ended today, what seed would the Cats get in the NCAA Tournament? According to Joe Lunardi, they’d be the #4 seed in the East Region, facing off against #13 North Dakota State. The four #1 seeds? Arizona (West), Syracuse (East), Louisville (South), and Ohio State (Midwest). Lunardi also debuted a new…

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Cats fall to #19 in latest AP poll

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:41am December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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After two losses in three games, the Cats have taken quite the tumble in the polls. UK comes in at #19 in the latest AP poll, an eight-spot drop from #11 last week. Arizona remains at number one, followed by Syracuse: 1. Arizona 2. Syracuse 3. Ohio State 4. Wisconsin 5. Michigan State 6. Louisville…

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How did Matt Elam enjoy his weekend in Lexington?

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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Matt Elam was literally the big man on UK’s campus this weekend during his official visit. With his announcement only a few weeks away, how did the visit go? 247Sports’ Josh Edwards shared his insider knowledge with fans over on the CatsPause message boards. Here’s a taste: One source, who was not as confident this…

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NBA ‘Cats Weekend Recap (December 13-15)

Connor Link 10:30am December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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  15 of the 22 former Kentucky Wildcats on NBA rosters logged in-game minutes this past weekend, though it was the stars of the 2009-10 Southeastern Conference champions who once again shone the brightest.   Washington Wizards PG John Wall posted back-to-back double-doubles on Friday and Saturday evening, though neither effort was enough to halt…

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KSR is live from Las Vegas (Monday Show Thread)

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:55am December 16, 2013 12/16/13

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Good morning and welcome to the Monday edition of Kentucky Sports Radio, which is coming to you live from Las Vegas. The boys have been in Vegas for the past few days helping out our friends at Draft Street, and have either gotten very little sleep or no sleep at all to bring you this…

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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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