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February 21, 2020

Calipari sees promise in new NCAA transfer proposal, but adds there are “unintended consequences” that must be answered

Jack Pilgrim 3:00pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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On Tuesday, the NCAA announced it is considering a rule change that would allow Division I athletes – on a one-time basis – to transfer to any school of their choosing without restriction starting in the 2020-21 academic year. In his first time addressing the news publicly on his call-in radio show on Wednesday evening,…

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Film Room: David Wohlabaugh

Adam Luckett 12:00pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20 Comments Disabled

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The dice are hot at the Joe Craft Football Training Facility and Vince Marrow is again the main reason why. One day after picking up a commitment from Paul Rodriguez, Kentucky returned to the Buckeye State to land another offensive line pledge for the class of 2021. The ? are hot ?. — CoachMarrowUK (@vincemarrow)…

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Date and Time Set for London Game Between Kentucky and Michigan

Nick Roush 10:16am February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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Mark your calendars. Kentucky’s game against Michigan has an official name, date and tip-off time. The Basketball Hall of Fame London Showcase between Kentucky and Michigan will be Sunday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. ET at O2 Arena. For those who make the trip to Great Britain, tip-off is set for 6 p.m. local time.…

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February 20, 2020

RECAP: UK Hoops Cruises Past Ole Miss, Setting Up Rematch Against No. 1 South Carolina

Zack Geoghegan 11:10pm February 20, 2020 2/20/20

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The No. 14 Kentucky Wildcats dominating 94-52 win over the Ole Miss Rebels on Thursday night down in Oxford saw flashbacks to the win from this past Sunday over the Mississippi State Bulldogs. The similarities were frightening, yet encouraging: Mississippi State led Kentucky 6-0 in the first 90 seconds on that game, which forced the…

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“Offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships.”

Freddie Maggard 11:00pm February 20, 2020 2/20/20

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Former University of Kentucky head coach Bear Bryant famously said, “Offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships.” This age old adage has withstood the test of time. Mark Stoops is a defensive minded coach. The Cats have endured a coordinator change and a significant turnover in personnel in the past two seasons. However, statistics say…

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GAMEDAY: UK Hoops Travels to Oxford for Matchup With Ole Miss

Zack Geoghegan 1:00pm February 20, 2020 2/20/20 Comments Disabled

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We’ve got ourselves a trap game! Coming off its biggest win of the season, the No. 14 Kentucky Wildcats are down in Oxford where they’ll take on the Ole Miss Rebels Thursday night at 8 p.m. on the SEC Network+. Today is a good day for a road game. ? Oxford, Miss.#WeAreUK pic.twitter.com/y3PUxtoGmk — Kentucky…

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Film Room: Paul Rodriguez

Adam Luckett 12:00pm February 20, 2020 2/20/20 Comments Disabled

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After spurning Michigan State and announcing his return to Kentucky, it did not take Vince Marrow long to get back to business on the recruiting trail. The Big Dog took to social media to warn everybody of a commitment coming on Wednesday night and it leaked out very quickly. Get them dice rolling BBN. —…

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February 19, 2020

Five reasons why Kentucky has a shot to win it all this year

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm February 19, 2020 2/19/20

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With just five games to go in the regular season and the SEC Tournament scheduled to begin three weeks from today, attention is now shifting toward what actually matters in the college basketball world: March. After nearly four months of action, we’ve now gotten a firm grasp on the top teams in the nation, and…

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Calipari lists Nick Richards, Ashton Hagans as “day-to-day”

Maggie Davis 9:06pm February 19, 2020 2/19/20

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Two of Kentucky’s top performers both went down with injuries during the Wildcats’ game against LSU on Tuesday night. One full day later, their head coach has listed both of their statuses as “day-to-day.” “I haven’t seen [Hagans], but Nick [Richards] was in the training room [around noon], and I would tell you they’re probably…

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Hot Second Half Shot Making Gets UK Closer to 50th SEC Title

Adam Luckett 2:30pm February 19, 2020 2/19/20 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky headed into the Pete Maravich Assembly Center with a one-game lead for first place in the SEC with six games remaining. In those final six games, the Wildcats would get to face off with both second place teams Auburn and LSU once. Win both and they would likely hold tiebreakers over each school when…

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February 24, 2020

Kentucky Still Outside The NET Top 20; Updated Team Sheet

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:15pm February 24, 2020 2/24/20

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After wins over LSU and Florida, Kentucky’s NET ranking has improved, but not by much. Even though the Cats are No. 8 in the AP Poll, they’re only No. 21 in the NET, up from No. 24 a week ago. With so many top teams losing this week, the NET Top 10 is all shook…

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February 23, 2020

A decade later, John Wall’s impact on Kentucky only continues to grow

Maggie Davis 11:12pm February 23, 2020 2/23/20

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John Wall has been making a continuous impact on the University of Kentucky basketball program since the moment he arrived on campus. It began when he did “the” dance, announcing the return of a certain “coolness factor” that had been lacking with the program under former Coach Billy Gillispie. It continued when he made the…

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RECAP: UK Hoops Can’t Overcome No. 1 South Carolina’s 27-Point First Quarter

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm February 23, 2020 2/23/20

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Take away the final five minutes of the first quarter and Kentucky wins this game – unfortunately, that’s not how this works. A 15-0 run over the final 4:23 of the first quarter gave the No. 1 South Carolina Gamecocks enough of an advantage that they were able to ride it to victory, beating the…

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Quickley’s Shot Making Gets Kentucky Another Close Win

Adam Luckett 6:00pm February 23, 2020 2/23/20

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Just a week or so ago we were looking at the SEC championship race and worrying about Kentucky’s inability to win some close games while both Auburn and LSU have been masters in tight situations. All the while being all in and frankly convinced that Nick Richards was the clear clubhouse leader for SEC player…

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Immanuel Quickley joins the 25-point club. That’s how Kentucky wins

Maggie Davis 12:00pm February 23, 2020 2/23/20

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Immanuel Quickley did exactly what John Calipari needed him to do Saturday evening against the Gators. He put up 25 points. Actually, 26 to be exact. Coach Cal publically challenged the sophomore guard to score at least 25 points repeatedly this week, beginning at the post-game press conference at LSU on Tuesday. “I like to…

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GAMEDAY: No. 14 UK Hoops Hosts No. 1 South Carolina at 2 p.m.

Zack Geoghegan 11:30am February 23, 2020 2/23/20

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The Kentucky women’s basketball team (20-5) will tip off its biggest game of the season in just a few hours. The No. 1 South Carolina Gamecocks (26-1) are in Lexington today, as they come to Memorial Coliseum riding a 20-game win streak where they have thoroughly outplayed their opponents. This will be a shot at…

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February 22, 2020

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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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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February 21, 2020

10 Takeaways from the LSU win and 24 hours in New Orleans

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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It’s been a few days since Kentucky went to Baton Rouge and beat LSU 79-76, but I’m still processing my whirlwind trip to the Pelican State. By now, you’ve ready plenty of recaps of the game, but here’s my take on the massive win, my first visit to Baton Rouge, and 24 hours in New…

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