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December 5, 2019

Four-Star Tennessee Commit to Officially Visit Kentucky this Weekend

Nick Roush 1:00pm December 5, 2019 12/5/19

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Kentucky is making a late push for one of Jeremy Pruitt’s top recruits. Wide receiver Jimmy Calloway first committed to Tennessee in April. Recruited by Tee Martin, the four-star athlete from Marrow, Ga. is the Vols’ third-highest ranked commit. Even though he has been committed for quite some time, Calloway has kept his options open,…

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2020 Roster Outlook: Quarterbacks

Adam Luckett 12:00pm December 5, 2019 12/5/19

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The 2019 regular season is over, but there’s still more to be handled. We’ve got two signing days to cover and a bowl trip to make, but now feels like the right time to take a look at the future of the roster. Over the next few weeks, we will be going position by position…

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BREAKING: Kentucky and Michigan to play game in London next season

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:35am December 5, 2019 12/5/19

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    The London game is actually happening, guys! Jon Rothstein is reporting that Kentucky and Michigan will play a game in London, England next season as part of a new series. The game is scheduled for December 2020 at the O2 Arena, which has been used by the NBA for games abroad the past few years.…

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    December 4, 2019

    By the Numbers: Kentucky Football in 2018 vs. 2019

    Freddie Maggard 11:00pm December 4, 2019 12/4/19

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    2018 produced one of the most memorable and successful football seasons in Kentucky history that was topped off by a Citrus Bowl victory over Penn State. Last year’s team was filled with stars and future pros including two all-timers in RB Benny Snell and OLB Josh Allen. The 2019 Cats had high expectations but faced…

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    Sagarin, KenPom Predictions For Kentucky’s Next Five Games

    Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm December 4, 2019 12/4/19

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    Kentucky only plays five games in December, but two are against top six teams (No. 1 Louisville, No. 6 Ohio State). Big month! In the midst of a rare week between games, let’s take a look at the Cats’ next five opponents and what the KenPom and Sagarin Ratings are saying about the possible outcomes.…

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    Howard ties career-high in UK’s blowout win over Charlotte

    Drew Franklin 1:30pm December 4, 2019 12/4/19

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    The University of Kentucky’s women’s basketball team played a rare 11 a.m. weekday game today and it was a fun one in Memorial Coliseum. The Cats got off to a hot start against the visitors from Charlotte University, jumping out to a 29-9 score after one quarter. It helped to shoot 10-of-16 from the field…

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    Inside The Play: Running Against a Stacked Box

    Adam Luckett 12:00pm December 4, 2019 12/4/19

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      Kentucky is fresh off a thrashing of the Louisville Cardinals on senior day to wrap up a 7-5 season for the third time in four years and a lot of people are happy. To get the 7-win mark, they have been riding the hybrid option attack led by Lynn Bowden Jr. and it had a…

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      Kentucky’s Updated Bowl Projections Following New CFP Rankings

      Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am December 4, 2019 12/4/19

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      Is this our third post on Kentucky’s bowl projections in the last three days? Yes, but the new College Football Playoff rankings could change everything, specifically Alabama being out of the top ten. Right now, both LSU (No. 2) and Georgia (No. 4) are in the top four of the rankings, but that will change…

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      December 3, 2019

      Five Takeaways from the 2019 Football Season (and then some)

      Freddie Maggard 11:00pm December 3, 2019 12/3/19

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      Well, hello there. I’m back. I’m both excited and nervous about rejoining the Kentucky Sports Radio team. Tyler told me that banging out a blog post would be as easy as getting back on a bicycle. She’s kinda right, but please bear with me as I am in preseason form. I love the University of…

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      December 2, 2019

      The new “Louisville Man”

      Drew Franklin 11:00pm December 2, 2019 12/2/19

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      Times have changed since the Sheriff (thank you for your service) blessed the internet with “Being A Louisville Man” — one of the funniest things ever written, going all the way back to the invention of the English language. But since the day “Being A Louisville Man” took the world by storm in October of…

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      December 8, 2019

      OFFICIAL: Kentucky will play Virginia Tech in the Belk Bowl

      Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm December 8, 2019 12/8/19

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      The chaos is officially over. After news originally broke that Kentucky would take on Indiana in the Gator Bowl, the SEC did some readjusting and decided to place the Wildcats in the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, NC. The opponent? The Virginia Tech Hokies. Here was the official announcement from the Belk Bowl: Our search is…

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      Who are the Virginia Tech Hokies?

      Adam Luckett 8:00pm December 8, 2019 12/8/19

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      The speculation is over and after what appeared to be some backroom politics, Kentucky will be heading to Charlotte for the first time to play in the Belk Bowl. The Wildcats will be playing in their fourth bowl game under Mark Stoops and awaiting them at Bank of America Stadium will be a program making…

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      FINAL: Rhyne Howard’s 30 Points Leads No. 15 UK Hoops to 79-49 Victory

      Zack Geoghegan 4:30pm December 8, 2019 12/8/19

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      Matthew Mitchell’s appropriately-themed blue-and-white Christmas sweater wasn’t the only bright spot on a Sunday afternoon game in Memorial Colisuem. The Kentucky head coach looked on from the sideline as his star sophomore Rhyne Howard popped off for a career-high of 30 points to lead the No. 15 Wildcats to a 79-49 win over the Samford…

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      December 7, 2019

      Key takeaways from Kentucky’s 83-52 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson

      Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm December 7, 2019 12/7/19

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      The Kentucky Wildcats are (finally) finding their groove. After a few underwhelming performances earlier in the year, UK pulled off its third 20-plus point victory in four games with an 83-52 win over Fairleigh Dickinson. There was plenty to like about the victory, but what are the key takeaways from Kentucky’s performance? Fairleigh Dickinson is…

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      UK wins, Montgomery sets new career high

      Drew Franklin 5:50pm December 7, 2019 12/7/19

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        EJ Montgomery was the star of the show in Kentucky’s 83-52 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday. The sophomore forward set a new career high in scoring for a second straight game, this time by scoring 25 points against the Knights. Freshman Keion Brooks also set a new career high with 15 points, while Nick…

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        December 6, 2019

        What they’re saying: Joey Gatewood’s former Auburn teammates, Gus Malzahn talk about the newest Wildcat

        Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm December 6, 2019 12/6/19

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          On Thursday evening, former Auburn quarterback and top-40 recruit Joey Gatewood announced his transfer decision on social media, choosing Kentucky over interest and offers from a plethora of other schools including Florida. On the surface level, it’s obvious what Gatewood brings to the table. At 6-foot-5, 237 pounds, the former four-star prospect is known as…

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          December 5, 2019

          How Joey Gatewood will fit in at Kentucky

          Nick Roush 11:00pm December 5, 2019 12/5/19

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          This post was originally published in early November. Tonight Gatewood announced he would in fact become a Kentucky Wildcat after a couple of visits to Lexington. A perfect fit for Eddie Gran’s offense, Gatewood could become a star in Lexington.   Kentucky is in the market for arguably the most-talented player in the transfer portal.…

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          Film Room: Joey Gatewood

          Adam Luckett 7:48pm December 5, 2019 12/5/19

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          The news we have all been waiting on finally comes out just a day before a huge football recruiting weekend occurs in Lexington. Looking to put the final touches on a historic recruiting haul, Vince Marrow has reeled in one of the biggest recruits of his UK tenure in Auburn transfer Joey Gatewood. The monster…

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          YAHTZEE! Quarterback Joey Gatewood will transfer to KENTUCKY

          Maggie Davis 6:04pm December 5, 2019 12/5/19

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            YAHTZEE! Former Auburn quarterback Joey Gatewood has announced he will be transferring to the University of Kentucky, in a tweet he posted Thursday evening. He is considered arguably the best transfer prospect in the nation. Gatewood, the No. 3 dual-threat quarterback and the No. 36 overall player from the class of 2018, took multiple visits…

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            John Calipari says he scheduled three-game series with Michigan as a returned favor to Juwan Howard

            Jack Pilgrim 3:30pm December 5, 2019 12/5/19

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              This afternoon, the Kentucky basketball program announced it had officially scheduled a three-game series with the Michigan Wolverines, with the first game taking place in London, England in December of 2020. From there, both teams will participate in a home-and-home, with Kentucky heading to Ann Arbor to play in 2021, followed by Michigan heading to…

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