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February 27, 2021

RECAP: Kentucky fumbles golden opportunity vs. Florida

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm February 27, 2021 2/27/21

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For nine minutes, it was going so well. Kentucky started this game like the team we’d started to believe in, sprinting out to a 13-5 lead and leading Florida by ten with 10:52 to go until halftime. From there, it unraveled. The Gators’ zone completely stymied the Cats, who turned into the old versions of…

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TRANSCRIPT: Everything Calipari, Toppin and Sarr had to say following Kentucky’s 71-67 loss to Florida

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm February 27, 2021 2/27/21

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What did John Calipari, Jacob Toppin and Olivier Sarr have to say about Kentucky’s loss to Florida on Senior Day? What’s the locker room morale going into the SEC Tournament? Check out the complete transcripts and video replays below. John Calipari Q.Obviously you all started well offensively, scored a bunch of points, were playing fast.…

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Postgame Notes and Stats from Kentucky’s 71-67 loss to Florida

Jack Pilgrim 9:45pm February 27, 2021 2/27/21

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Just how disappointing was Kentucky’s home loss to Florida? What does it mean for the Wildcats as they look ahead to the final week of the regular season? Check out the official game notes and statistics, courtesy of UK Athletics: Final Score: Florida 71, Kentucky 67  Team Records and Series Notes Kentucky fall to 8-14…

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Calipari doesn’t blame the week off. He blames Florida’s zone.

Drew Franklin 9:15pm February 27, 2021 2/27/21

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Kentucky reverted in Saturday’s loss to Florida after a three-game win streak injected some optimism in everyone. With extra down time slowing momentum between games thanks to Texas A&M’s ongoing COVID problems, maybe the week off had something to do with it? Was too much time off to blame? “It wasn’t,” John Calipari said in…

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Kentucky hoping “desperate” play turns into reward at SEC Tournament

Jack Pilgrim 9:00pm February 27, 2021 2/27/21

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Sitting at 8-14 on the year with just two games remaining on the schedule in Ole Miss and South Carolina next week, Kentucky’s opportunity for earning an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament are officially gone. Better yet, the ever-so-slight chance UK could put together an argument that they may be deserving of an at-large…

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Alabama is your 2021 SEC Champion in the sport of men’s basketball

Drew Franklin 8:30pm February 27, 2021 2/27/21

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Alabama isn’t satisfied with all of its football trophies so now the basketball team is claiming titles for the mantle in Tuscaloosa. The Crimson Tide clinched the Southeastern Conference’s regular season championship tonight with a win at Mississippi State. The win moved Bama to 14-2 in conference play, two games ahead of Arkansas in the…

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WATCH: Olivier Sarr, Jacob Toppin comment on the loss

Drew Franklin 7:45pm February 27, 2021 2/27/21

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Olivier Sarr and Jacob Toppin represented the Kentucky players in the postgame press conference after Kentucky’s loss to Florida. Sarr spoke of that final play and what it was like seeing his family on the video board for his Senior Day. Jacob Toppin talked about Florida’s suffocating zone defense and more from the loss. Tune…

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Olivier Sarr’s parents surprised him with a virtual visit on Senior Day

Zack Geoghegan 7:40pm February 27, 2021 2/27/21

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Kentucky didn’t come away with the win against Florida on Senior Day, but the pregame festivities were still special moments for the veteran players. Olivier Sarr, who transferred from Wake Forest during the offseason to spend his senior year of college in Lexington, was one of three Wildcats who were honored during Senior Day on…

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WATCH: John Calipari’s Postgame Press Conference

Drew Franklin 7:22pm February 27, 2021 2/27/21

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John Calipari took questions from the media as he explained what went wrong in Kentucky’s loss to Florida on Senior Day in Rupp Arena. “We weren’t the same team today,” he said of the Wildcats. Calipari also teased a non-conference game Kentucky considered for next week, a “top-ranked” opponent, he said, but it’s unlikely another…

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Calipari says UK likely won’t add non-conference game to schedule next week

Jack Pilgrim 7:05pm February 27, 2021 2/27/21

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Kentucky is no longer expected to add a non-conference opponent to close out the regular season. Originally hoping to add at least one new opponent to the schedule following the cancellation of UK’s matchup against Texas A&M earlier this week, John Calipari now says that his team will focus on the final two games against…

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October 14, 2013

Nashville to host nine men’s, three women’s SEC tournaments over next 12 years

Drew Franklin 12:37pm October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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According to The Tennessean, the Southeastern Conference’s “historic announcement” will be that Nashville will host 12 consecutive SEC basketball tournaments beginning in 2015.  A source told the newspaper Bridgestone Arena will host nine men’s conference tournaments and and three women’s tournaments over the 12-year span. The 2015, 2016, and 2019 men’s tournaments were already scheduled…

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Cal gives the women what they want at the Women’s Clinic

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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Five years in, John Calipari has this Women’s Clinic thing down. Give the women what they want, right? Cal treated the record 651 ladies in attendance to a full practice. For almost two hours, the crowd perched on the edges of their seats in rapt silence, drinking in the first public viewing of the preseason…

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Tickets still available for Blue-White game

Drew Franklin 11:15am October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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Tickets are still available for Kentucky basketball’s Blue-White game. The annual intrasquad scrimmage is scheduled for Tuesday, October 29 in Rupp Arena and it may be the Wildcats’ toughest game of the season. If you’re interested in attending, and you should be, purchase your ticket for $5.00 by calling 1-800-928-2287 or visiting the Blue-White game page…

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“Historic announcement” coming soon from the SEC

Drew Franklin 10:30am October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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In a press release sent out to people who receive press releases this morning, the Southeastern Conference announced that it will announce a “historic announcement” tomorrow morning at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.  Speculation is that the big news will be a permanent spot for the SEC Tournament in the Music City; or maybe Sunkist and…

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Well, we’re glad that’s over with (Monday Show Thread)

Drew Franklin 9:55am October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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  Alabama put it on Kentucky in Commonwealth Stadium Saturday night. The top ranked Crimson Tide rolled into Lexington and whooped up on the Wildcats, 48-7. A win was never a realistic possibility, but we had hoped to see a better performance from UK, with fewer injuries. On this morning’s edition of Kentucky Sports Radio…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: Your Monday Morning Playcalling Breakdown

Bryan the Intern 9:00am October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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Some breakdown of the play calling and UK’s success against Alabama.  And by success, I mean struggle. 1st Down Pass: 8 plays (4-6, 56 yards, 1 TD, 2 sack for -14 yards) Run: 14 rushes for 66 yards Analysis:  I understand the offense was ineffective for most of the game, but if there was any bright spot, it was on…

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October 13, 2013

Night Coyote Hunting’s Monday News and Views

Matt Jones 10:40pm October 13, 2013 10/13/13

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The selection is large, but not varied I have now been a spokesman for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife for almost 15 months. They are the title sponsor to our show and thanks to the good folks there, I know more about hunting, fishing and the great outdoors in the state of Kentucky…

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The Next 5 Weeks for Kentucky Football

Wilder Treadway 10:00pm October 13, 2013 10/13/13

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Finally, a little bit of breathing room for the Cats. The streak of ranked opponent after ranked opponent to start the season for Kentucky is over. The first half of the schedule featured opponents who are now a combined 25-5, if you take away the win-less Red Hawks of Miami. Now, entering the second half…

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“Well You Know, We Added the Stripper Pole”

Matt Jones 8:45pm October 13, 2013 10/13/13

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UL fans are a bizarre, but fascinating group. We have explored their type often over the years here on KSR, but nevertheless they still find ways to amuse us. Take the below video by the good folks over at CN2 Sports. Andrew Bishop (who came through the second KSTV Casting Call back in the day…

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Packers Optimistic About Cobb’s Prognosis

Wilder Treadway 8:30pm October 13, 2013 10/13/13

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  Above you see the short clip of the hit Randall Cobb took today to his right knee during the second quarter of the Green Bay Packers game against the Baltimore Ravens. Cobb was carted off the field, and later returned to the sideline on crutches in the second half. Following the game Coach Mike…

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