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August 23, 2013

Not Jerry Tipton’s Friday Basketball Notebook

Not Jerry Tipton 12:00pm August 23, 2013 8/23/13

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The 2012-13 season is mercifully over, and despite having the #1 ranked recruiting class in the country, Kentucky failed to make the NCAA Tournament, and were unceremoniously dispatched in the First Round of the NIT by Robert Morris. Hard to see things being any different in 2013-14. To stay apprised and educated, follow me on…

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Patrick Graffree transferring to EKU

Drew Franklin 11:44am August 23, 2013 8/23/13

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UK defensive tackle Patrick Graffree is now EKU defensive tackle Patrick Graffree. The redshirt freshman announced today that he is transferring to Eastern Kentucky to play this fall. Graffree was VERY excited to be a Wildcat when he signed in 2012, but Stoops is bringing in a new level of talent on the D-line so…

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Go inside Braxton Berrios’ recruitment

Stuart Hammer 11:23am August 23, 2013 8/23/13

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Us normal human folk – those not blessed with the ability to play Division-I college football at a high level – probably have no idea what it’s like to live the life. Grinding everyday to be the best you can, and eventually reaping the benefits when the elite schools come calling. And if you’re good…

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87% of coaches think Kentucky will be good, 13% are salty

Drew Franklin 10:51am August 23, 2013 8/23/13

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The masterminds behind CBSSports.com’s Eye On College Basketball spent the summer polling coaches for their Candid Coaches series on the website. Today’s topic of debate: Will this season’s Kentucky team be closer to the 2012 title team or the 2013 NIT team? Of the x-number of coaches polled, 87-percent believe the 2013-14 Cats will be…

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A look at the Air Raid

Drew Franklin 10:20am August 23, 2013 8/23/13

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SmartFootball.com’s Chris Brown tweeted a link to a little-known blog by a high school defensive coordinator in New Jersey who attended a football camp led by Neal Brown on the Xs and Os of his offense. The blogger, John Bird, provides diagrams of some of the plays you’ll likely find on Kentucky’s new iPads, if…

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It’s Friday! (Friday Show Thread)

Drew Franklin 9:55am August 23, 2013 8/23/13

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Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer was a guest on Kentucky Sports Radio radio at the end of yesterday’s show, so today Matt and Ryan will discuss the aftermath of the interview, which can be found above. They’ll talk a little bit about that plus Calipari finally getting respect and the UK football season opener is right…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: Tubby’s Recruiting, Was it Really Bad?

Bryan the Intern 9:00am August 23, 2013 8/23/13

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Yesterday I posted an article about how much NBA money each of the recruited players the last 4 UK coaches had brought in.  Obviously Pitino and Calipari have a significantly higher amount of money, or soon to be money, than Tubby Smith.  But I was actually surprised to see Tubby had over 50 million in…

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Get your Nike Weight Room Legend t-shirt!

The KSR Shop 8:30am August 23, 2013 8/23/13 Comments Disabled

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  Football fans, The KSR Shop has a new t-shirt I think you’re going to like. It’s the Nike Weight Room Legend tee, an officially licensed Nike Dri-Fit t-shirt (so comfortable) with the UK emblem and “Wildcats Football” across the chest. It’s the perfect shirt to wear down in Nashville or while tailgating in Lexington…

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August 22, 2013

Insanity’s Friday News and Views

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm August 22, 2013 8/22/13

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Over the past 60 days, I’ve gone insane. No, not just from the offseason or patrolling the comments section…my husband and I decided to go where only crazy people have gone before and do the Insanity workout program. For those of you who haven’t done it before, or haven’t seen their endless informercials, Insanity is…

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KSR’s College Football Movie Countdown: The Waterboy

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:15pm August 22, 2013 8/22/13

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There are few things I love more than college football, so every year, I watch as many football movies as I can in the week leading up to the first game. For fun, I thought I’d include you guys this year. Over the next week, I will post recaps of each movie in order to…

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May 6, 2021

Kentucky takes huge step in getting back its recruiting swagger

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm May 6, 2021 5/6/21

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Something about Kentucky Basketball just hasn’t felt the same over the last half-decade. Written plainly, it’s actually not all that complicated as to why. During head coach John Calipari’s first six seasons with the Wildcats from the 2009-10 season through 2014-15, Kentucky posted a 190-38 record (.833) that included five trips to the Elite 8,…

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New Indiana HC Mike Woodson on renewing UK-IU rivalry: “Calipari and I have hinted at it”

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm May 6, 2021 5/6/21

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It’s apparently that time of the year to talk about the Indiana-Kentucky Basketball rivalry. According to Anthony Calhoun, who is the WISH-TV Sports Director up in Indianapolis, he recently spoke with the new head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers, Mike Woodson, who had some interesting comments about potentially matching up against the Kentucky Wildcats sometime…

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Georgia transfer Sahvir Wheeler will drop list of top 4 schools on Friday

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm May 6, 2021 5/6/21

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One of the many point guard options Kentucky has been after is about to narrow his list. On Thursday, Georgia transfer Sahvir Wheeler, a 5-foot-10 rising junior, announced on social media that he will be dropping his top four list of potential college destinations on Friday. He was tabbed as an SEC All-Second Team member…

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Calipari is rebuilding the machine because “next year’s gonna come soon enough.”

Drew Franklin 6:15pm May 6, 2021 5/6/21

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“Enjoy your time now. Next year’s gonna come soon enough.” Those were the parting words from John Calipari the last time we heard his voice, back in mid-March at the conclusion of his final call-in show to wrap up the worst season of his career, maybe the worst in Kentucky’s storied history. Beaten down and out of the…

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Kentucky Football offensive tackle Nick Lewis reportedly puts name in transfer portal

Zack Geoghegan 5:45pm May 6, 2021 5/6/21

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Following three years of limited action in Lexington, a former 3-star recruit is on the outs. According to Derek Terry of 247 Sports, Kentucky Football offensive tackle Nick Lewis will put his name in the transfer portal and leave Kentucky. Clocking in at 6-foot-9, 320 pounds per UK’s official website, Lewis only appeared in eight games…

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Josh Ali, Wan’Dale Robinson provide optimism for Kentucky wide receivers

Adam Luckett 5:00pm May 6, 2021 5/6/21

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The quarterback spot gets most of the attention, but Kentucky’s wide receiving group has a long way to go. After a very tough season in 2020, there is some promise heading into 2021 under second-year position coach Jovon Bouknight. Getting a super senior back in the lineup to go along with one of the biggest…

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Kentucky Men’s Soccer takes on Wake Forest in Sweet 16

Nick Roush 4:30pm May 6, 2021 5/6/21

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For just the third time in school history the Kentucky men’s soccer program is in the Sweet 16. To advance the quarterfinals for just the second time, they’ll need to pull off another upset. The Cats (12-4-2) will take on Wake Forest, the tournament’s No. 5 overall seed, tonight at 9 pm ET just outside…

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WATCH: Orlando Antigua rocks a “Kentucky Girl Dad” shirt in message to BBN

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm May 6, 2021 5/6/21

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Orlando Antigua is on his way back to the Bluegrass, but did he really ever leave? Like his coworker Chin Coleman, Antigua filmed a message for the Big Blue Nation today, and in it, he’s sporting a “Kentucky Girl Dad” t-shirt, a gift from his daughter, Olivia, who recently graduated from UK. [email protected] getting back…

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BBNBA: Blowouts and Playoff Position

Alex Weber 3:30pm May 6, 2021 5/6/21

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A lot of our guys were involved in blowouts last night, but still played well. Let’s get into it. RECAP Booker scores 30 but Phoenix loses one-seed After winning five straight to maintain their grasp on the top seed in the West, Phoenix fell by 32 last night in Atlanta, their largest loss of the…

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John Calipari has nine days to get Jaden Hardy. Make it happen.

Jack Pilgrim 2:30pm May 6, 2021 5/6/21

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2021 five-star guard Jaden Hardy is the top available prospect in high school basketball, but only for nine days. After hinting at a two-week timeline on a decision earlier this week, the standout sharpshooter confirmed that a commitment was coming on May 15, with the G League, UCLA, Kentucky and Oregon, among others, listed as…

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