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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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June 17, 2021

Darian Kinnard Named Walter Camp Preseason First-Team All-American

Jack Pilgrim 10:15pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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Senior offensive tackle Darian Kinnard has been named to the 2021 Walter Camp Foundation Preseason All-America team, it was announced by the Walter Camp Foundation on Thursday. Kinnard was one of five offensive linemen selected for the first team. The 6-foot-5, 338-pounder from Knoxville, Tennessee, was graded by Pro Football Focus as college football’s top…

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TyTy Washington discusses start of practice, campus life and the Kentucky roster

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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Camp season continues for the Kentucky basketball program, this time with a stop in Midway, KY on Thursday. At the conclusion of the team’s satellite camp at Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church, freshman point guard TyTy Washington sat down with the media to discuss traveling around the state for camp, his decision to sign with UK,…

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Kentucky Volleyball announces 2021 season schedule, ticket information

Zack Geoghegan 9:15pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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Want to know when you can watch the defending national champions take the court next season? We’ve got you covered. On Thursday morning, UK Athletics released the entire regular season schedule for Kentucky Volleyball’s upcoming 2021 season. This year, the ‘Cats will play 13 home games at Memorial Coliseum and will encounter a brand new…

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Immanuel Quickley named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team

Zack Geoghegan 8:45pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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After not making the Rookie of the Year ballot, IQ was still honored for his excellent first season in the NBA. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, New York “Kentucky” Knicks rookie, Immanuel Quickley, has been named to the 2020-21 NBA All-Rookie Second Team. 2020-21 NBA All-Rookie teams: First team: LaMelo Ball, Anthony Edwards, Tyrese…

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Recruiting insider explains why he believes Jalen Duren could end up on a college campus next season

Aaron Torres 8:00pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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It’s admittedly a slow time in the world of college basketball, but shout out to Jalen Duren for keeping things interesting! Reports surfaced late last week that the No. 1 high school player in the class of 2022 may be looking to reclassify into the class of 2021 and play college basketball next season. Everything…

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Broncos waive punter Max Duffy, make worst decision of the offseason

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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First, they trade the legend Tim Tebow, and now this? Who keeps letting the Denver Broncos get away with this??? On Thursday, reports began to circulate that the Broncos organization had waived former Kentucky punter/fan favorite/football wizard, Max Duffy. The Broncos would later confirm the reports, adding that both Duffy and former Georgia linebacker Natrez…

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2023 QB prospects set to camp at Kentucky

Adam Luckett 6:00pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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Liam Coen was hired to fix the Kentucky offense. To do that, the program must find a quarterback. In the class of 2022, the Wildcats were unable to close on top-100 prospect Gavin Wimsatt and the Owensboro, Ky., native will head to Rutgers next season. Kentucky rebounded quickly to land athlete Destin Wade out of…

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Thursday Evening Recruiting Notes for UK Fans of the Day

Nick Roush 5:00pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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We are only 79 days away from watching the Kentucky Wildcats back in action at the Kroge. No one wants to wish away a summer of fun, but I think the entire BBN can agree that this year’s wait for the first tailgate of the season is more excruciating than most of its predecessors. Instead…

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Immanuel Quickley does not show up on NBA’s Rookie of the Year voting ballot

Zack Geoghegan 4:30pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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The voters clearly did not see what the Kentucky Knicks fans saw all season long… On Wednesday–amidst a non-stop avalanche of random NBA news–the league quietly let it slip that Charlotte Hornets point guard LaMelo Ball had won the 2020-21 Rookie of the Year Award. Not big news, considering he was the favorite for the…

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Depth Chart Podcast: Hot Havoc

KSR 3:30pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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Summer is heating up and so is Freddie Maggard on the Depth Chart Podcast. While recruiting season cranks up another notch or two or three, Nick Roush joins Freddie to share sights and sounds from summer camps and look ahead to the 2021 football season. Highlights: — Freddie is not sold on Levis as the…

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