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February 22, 2020

RECAP: Immanuel Quickley’s big second half leads Kentucky past Florida

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:05pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Once again, Kentucky held on to win a close game. Once again, it was thanks in large part to Immanuel Quickley. The sophomore guard had a career-high 26 points in the Cats’ 65-59 win over the Florida Gators, including four threes in the second half. Even on a night where half of the Big Four…

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Kerry Blackshear Jr. opens up about his decision to turn down Kentucky and sign with Florida

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Back in April, former Virginia Tech forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. announced he would be entering his name in the NCAA transfer portal and exploring his options as a graduate transfer, instantly becoming one of the hottest available names on the market. A return to Blacksburg, VA was on the table, but the senior averaging 14.9…

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Calipari addresses the inbounds problem, says it’s on him to figure it out

Drew Franklin 9:18pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Getting the ball inbounds has been a real problem for Kentucky while trying to close out its last two games. LSU’s pressure forced Nate Sestina into two turnovers that resulted in five straight points for the Tigers last Tuesday, and Florida’s full court press caused a lot of confusion and chaos as the Cats were…

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TRANSCRIPT: John Calipari reacts to 65-59 win over Florida

Maggie Davis 9:15pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Q. Now that he’s in the 25-point club, can we talk about Immanuel Quickley as an SEC Player of the Year candidate? JOHN CALIPARI: Yeah, he needs to have — you ready? I’m with IQ. I mean, he’s playing. You know, he’s playing. But in the first half he dribbled past three or four shots, and…

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Did Immanuel Quickley just lock down SEC Player of the Year?

Drew Franklin 8:51pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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UK’s “Pick Nick” campaign has drawn a lot of attention to Nick Richards’ candidacy for an All-America slot, but it is Immanuel Quickley who we should be talking about as the team’s SEC Player of the Year candidate. He and Richards are both in the hunt for the league’s MVP award, among a few other…

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HIGHLIGHTS: Best moments from Kentucky outlasting Florida, 65-59

Maggie Davis 8:39pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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The Wildcats never make it easy, but they keep getting the job done. Kentucky defeated the Florida Gators 65-59 inside Rupp Arena on Saturday evening, improving their record to 22-5 on the season and 12-2 in the SEC. Immanuel Quickley led all scorers with a career-high 26 points, 23 of which came in the second…

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WATCH: John Calipari’s postgame press conference

Drew Franklin 8:07pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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John Calipari is live at the podium to summarize UK’s big win over Florida in Rupp Arena. Tune in below via UK’s live stream:

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Immanuel Quickley Sparks Kentucky to 65-59 Victory over Florida

Nick Roush 8:03pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Immanuel Quickley made second half magic to help the tenth-ranked Kentucky Wildcats surge past Florida for a 65-59 victory Saturday night at Rupp Arena. Kentucky was lifeless at the start of the second half. Uninspired, UK fell behind by seven points before Quickley whipped the Cats into shape. Quickley’s and one at the 16:53-mark sparked a…

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John Wall was the celebrity “Y” at Rupp Arena today

Jack Pilgrim 7:30pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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One of the greatest point guards in Kentucky basketball history was back at Rupp Arena this evening, and the school celebrated accordingly. Former UK superstar John Wall made his way back to Lexington on Saturday to watch his Wildcats take on the Florida Gators, where not long into the second half, they decided to bring…

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Kentucky and Florida Tied at Half

Nick Roush 6:54pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Kentucky led by as much as six early on at Rupp Arena, a lead they let slip away when Ques Glover hit a three-pointer at the halftime buzzer to tie the game at 31. Florida’s Keyontae Johnson leads all scorers with 11 points. Kerry Blackshear has nine points and five rebounds. Ashton Hagans did not…

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August 30, 2013

Trey Wingo Says This is the Year of the Cobb

Matt Jones 9:00pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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On NFL Live today, host Trey Wingo picked Randall Cobb to lead the NFL in touchdowns this season. Wingo is best known for having the last name “Wingo”, but since he knows more about the NFL than any of us, I consider this good news. Randall has already had a great start to his NFL…

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The Ex-Pats of BBN: Joey in Savannah

Kristen Geil 8:30pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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    The always venerable Wikipedia defines an expatriate as “a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country or culture other than that of the person’s upbringing.” In other words, they’re strangers in a strange land. University of Kentucky fans have always identified themselves as members of “Big Blue Nation,” and in many cases,…

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Names to Know for Kentucky’s Football Season, Part One

Will Lentz 8:00pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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With college football kicking off this weekend, it’s time to get as uniformed as possible for the season.  So to help you all pretend like you know what you’re talking about when teams come up in casual conversations, I’ve highlighted a few names that might be good to know.  This post covers the teams in…

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Mark Stoops Special Presentation: “Born A Blue Collar Coach”

Drew Franklin 7:28pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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I’m only three or four minutes into this video and I can already tell it’s going to be a good one. It’s a special presentation from UK Athletics on Mark Stoops and how he got to where he is today. Enjoy it.

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Aaron’s UK Basketball Blog’s Article Links

AaronsUKBasketballBlog 6:50pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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If you enjoy reading articles about the UK men’s basketball team, please visit my webpage at http://kybasketball.blogspot.com.  You can also follow my webpage on Twitter. My webpage has been around for several years and I update it several times per day so UK basketball fans have access to the best and most recent articles about…

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Scouting the enemy: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Stuart Hammer 6:15pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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College football is officially underway, and we are a little more than 24 hours away from kickoff of the Wildcats season. That means it’s time for the opponent scouting report. This is part three of a three-part weekly series that will come to you every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of a game week. Wednesdays are…

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After Mudiay, What’s Next For UK?

Will Totten 5:30pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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  Like most of you, and most of the others in the recruiting world, up until just prior to Emmanuel Mudiay’s decision to take his talents to Southern Methodist University I had assumed without doubt he would end up at Kentucky. He seemed like the perfect lead guard to run the Dribble Drive offense, but…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Western Kentucky University

C.M. Tomlin 4:30pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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  What is Western Kentucky University?   Western Kentucky State University began roughly in 1875 as Glasgow Normal School, then changed to The Southern Normal School and Business College, then changed into The Western Kentucky State Business School, then changed to The Western Kentucky State Normal School and Teachers College, then changed to The Western…

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UK launches two new football websites

Drew Franklin 4:00pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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Add StoopsTroops.com and UKCoachStoops.com to your web favorites, UK football fans. The University of Kentucky launched two new websites today, one dedicated to recruiting and the other for fans of the program. Head over to the new sites to browse through all they have to offer, but make sure you come back here when you’re…

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Rick Pitino has a new $450,000 car

Drew Franklin 3:37pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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While Coach Cal cruises around Lexington in his Vespa, Rick Pitino is driving a new $450,000 white Lexus LFA sports car in Louisville. That thing looks like it could make some quick trips to Cincinnati.

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