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March 29, 2020

John Calipari warned Johnny Juzang of outside noise when returning home, open to a return to Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 1:05pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20

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When Johnny Juzang returned home to California following Kentucky’s abrupt end to the season earlier this month, John Calipari knew there was a chance the freshman guard would not return to campus when players were allowed back. With transfer buzz already picking up following Christmas break just a few months back, the Kentucky head coach…

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Best of UK in the NCAA: Sunday Elite Eight Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20 Comments Disabled

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Throughout March Sadness, KSR will be bringing you highlights of Kentucky’s NCAA Tournament games from the past 30 years. Today, we will relive Kentucky’s Sunday Elite Eight games. 1998: No. 2 Kentucky 86, No. 1 Duke 84 Sunday, March 22, 1998 Revenge tastes so sweet, especially against Duke. The Comeback Cats avenged the Unforgettables’ heartbreaking…

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March 28, 2020

Everyone On “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” RANKED

Drew Franklin 11:00pm March 28, 2020 3/28/20

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Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness is the talk of a nation as the Netflix docu-series blows the minds of everyone who dares hit play on that first episode. Once you make that commitment, it is impossible to turn off, as millions have already learned since it began streaming one week ago today. It would…

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Best of UK in the NCAA: Saturday Elite Eight Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30pm March 28, 2020 3/28/20

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Throughout March Sadness, KSR will be bringing you highlights of Kentucky’s NCAA Tournament games from the past 30 years. Today, we will relive the Saturday Elite Eight games. 1992: No. 1 Duke 104, No. 2 Kentucky 103 OT Saturday, March 28, 1992 We all know how this one ended, but it’s worth looking back at…

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March 27, 2020

BREAKING: Johnny Juzang has entered the transfer portal

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20

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Kentucky guard Johnny Juzang is looking for a new home. This afternoon, the 6-foot-6 guard out of Los Angles, CA announced he would be entering the NCAA transfer portal and leaving the University of Kentucky. “What a ride,” Juzang said on his Twitter page. “The last year at Kentucky was one of the best experiences…

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Mark Stoops is Concerned Coronavirus May Delay the 2020 College Football Season

Nick Roush 1:00pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20

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Football is the last sport that is relatively untouched by the coronavirus pandemic. Even though the NFL and college football regular seasons have not yet been altered, many fear that could be on the way, including Mark Stoops. Spring practices and spring games across the country have been postponed, effectively canceling the events. The most…

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Best of UK in the NCAA: Friday Sweet 16 Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20 Comments Disabled

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Throughout March Sadness, KSR will be bringing you highlights of Kentucky’s NCAA Tournament games from the past 30 years. Today, we will relive the Friday Sweet 16 games. 1998: No. 2 Kentucky 94, No. 6 UCLA 68 Friday, March 20, 1998 Kentucky took control early, jumping out to an 11-2 lead, and never looked back.…

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March 26, 2020

John Calipari says Kentucky is “ahead of the game” on the recruiting trail

Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20

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The world of recruiting has come to a halt, as coaches are currently not allowed to meet with or host recruits during the coronavirus outbreak. Instead, coaches are only allowed to speak with recruits via text message, phone, and/or video chat mediums such as FaceTime and Skype. For some schools, it’s a major punch in…

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A Conversation with Future UK Quarterback Kaiya Sheron

Nick Roush 10:00pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20

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On Monday Somerset quarterback Kaiya Sheron announced his commitment to the University of Kentucky. Kentucky’s fourth commitment in the 2021 class, Sheron spoke to Kentucky Sports Radio and explained why he wants to be a Wildcat and what the future holds for the 6-4 pocket-passer.   KSR: We’ll start with a simple question, one that’s…

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Best of UK in the NCAA: Thursday Sweet 16 Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20 Comments Disabled

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Throughout March Sadness, KSR will be bringing you highlights of Kentucky’s NCAA Tournament games over the past 30 years. Today, we will relive the Thursday Sweet 16 games. 1992: No. 2 Kentucky 87, No. 3 UMass 77 Thursday, March 26, 1992 Rick Pitino and the Unforgettables beat John Calipari’s UMass Minutemen in the Sweet 16…

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April 5, 2020

KSR’s Game of the Day: Aaron Harrison’s game-winner against Wisconsin (2014)

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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Six years ago to the day, Aaron Harrison made it at “the point where he always hits it.” On April 5, 2014, the eight-seed Kentucky Wildcats took on the two-seed Wisconsin Badgers with a spot in the national title on the line. After taking down nine-seed Kansas State in the opening round, the Wildcats were…

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Ashton Hagans’ defining moments, and how the BBN should remember him

Maggie Davis 7:00pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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Whenever a Kentucky basketball player declares for the NBA Draft, there’s one question that lingers. How will the BBN remember that player? Sometimes the answer is obvious; most of the time, it can get complicated. For Ashton Hagans, who just announced he will be declaring for the NBA Draft and forgoing his remaining collegiate eligibility,…

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38 New Cases of Coronaviruses Cases Reported in Kentucky, 5 More Deaths

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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Kentucky saw a slight dip in its number of confirmed coronavirus cases announced on Sunday afternoon with only 38, although five new deaths were also reported. The total number of Kentuckians that have been confirmed to have the virus is now up to 955 with 306 of them already recovered. Over 18,700 tests have been…

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April 4, 2020

No matter who Kentucky adds, Devin Askew is ready to roll with the 2020 recruiting class

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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On Wednesday afternoon, the NCAA officially announced it would be pushing the recruiting dead period from April 15 back to May 31, meaning schools will not be able to have face-to-face contact with recruits or transfers for at least another two months. No campus trips, no traveling to see recruits and their families for in-home visits,…

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Best of UK in the NCAA: Final Four Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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Throughout March Sadness, KSR will be bringing you highlights of Kentucky’s NCAA Tournament games from the past 30 years. Today, we will relive the joy and heartbreak of the semifinals. 1993: No. 1 Michigan 81, No. 1 Kentucky 78 (OT) Saturday, April 3, 1993 Kentucky had won all four of its tournament games by 20-plus…

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BREAKING: Former UK coach Eddie Sutton elected to Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Jack Pilgrim 12:12pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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Former Kentucky coach Eddie Sutton has officially been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. In his seventh go-round as a finalist, Sutton was announced as part of the 2020 Hall of Fame class, joining Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan, Tamika Catchings, Patrick Baumann, Kim Mulkey, Barbara Stevens, and Rudy Tomjanovich as…

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April 3, 2020

BBN Jam Round One: (2003) Bogans & Estill vs. (2018) Knox & Shai

Nick Roush 11:30am April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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One of the most prolific scorers in the history of Kentucky basketball is completely healthy and ready to take a bite out of a couple of freshmen. Tubby Smith’s best team from top to bottom was arguably the 2003 Wildcats. Led by Keith Bogans, his ankle injury in the Sweet 16 is one of the…

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April 2, 2020

Next Man Up: Family and basketball fuel future Wildcat BJ Boston

Aaron Torres 11:00pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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[Ed. Note: This is the second installment of KSR’s “Next Man Up” series profiling Kentucky’s 2020 signees. Previously Jack Pilgrim wrote about Lance Ware] It’s a dark, gloomy, evening, cold by California standards – somewhere in the upper 40’s. The winds that whip through the pristine high school campus, tucked in the San Fernando Valley,…

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Keeneland At Home: Tips For Bringing The Spring Meet To You!

Drew Franklin 10:00pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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Today was supposed to be the first day of Keeneland’s spring meet. Over 30,000 people were going to get all dressed up and hammered for the first Saturday this coming weekend, but a global pandemic has other plans for life this April. So we’re at home instead, going crazier by the day as we watch…

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BBN Jam Round One: (2019) Washington & Herro vs. (2004) Fitch & Azubuike

Nick Roush 11:00am April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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The second matchup of the BBN Jam Tournament is sensational, pairing together two teams many believed were Final Four bound. In 2004 Tubby Smith’s Wildcats were the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive season. The SEC Tournament Champions had only four losses to their name when UAB stunned the…

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