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February 15, 2020

Top takeaways from Kentucky’s 67-62 victory over Ole Miss

Jack Pilgrim 10:45pm February 15, 2020 2/15/20

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It wasn’t pretty, but the Wildcats got the job done in Lexington, pulling off a 67-62 victory over Ole Miss to move to 20-5 on the year and 10-2 in conference play. What are the top takeaways from the victory? Kentucky shot 2-22 from three The biggest takeaway from Kentucky’s gritty – is that the…

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Calipari: “Ashton is my point guard and I’m with him”

Drew Franklin 5:03pm February 15, 2020 2/15/20

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Ashton Hagans did not play like the best point guard in the country, the label Calipari has given him in the past before Hagans fell into this recent funk. In today’s close call against unranked Ole Miss, UK’s star point guard went 3-of-11 from the field, 0-of-5 from outside with no trips to the foul…

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Kentucky Hangs On To Defeat Ole Miss 67-62

Nick Roush 4:12pm February 15, 2020 2/15/20

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Kentucky was far from playing its best basketball against Ole Miss. It was still good enough to take down the Rebels 67-62 at Rupp Arena. The game got off to a sloppy start. Neither team truly woke up until the second half, but the Rebels still held a slight early advantage. Kentucky retook the lead…

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February 14, 2020

BREAKING: Vince Marrow is staying at Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm February 14, 2020 2/14/20

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Vince Marrow has decided to stay at Kentucky! The Big Dog shared the news on Twitter minutes ago, confirming that he is turning down Michigan State’s lucrative offer to be its lead recruiter. #BBN, I’m staying home! Thank you for all of the love and support. Wow! You people are crazy. ? A big thanks…

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5 Things John Calipari Said Before The Ole Miss Game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:30pm February 14, 2020 2/14/20

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We’ve already shared the highlights of John Calipari’s Ole Miss preview with you — newsflash, it’s Valentine’s Day, not Thanksgiving, Coach! — but Cal being Cal, there are some leftovers to go over. Here are five to get you ready for tomorrow’s game. Let the guards drive or get it to Nick? Kentucky made its…

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An Update on Vince Marrow and Michigan State

Nick Roush 11:45am February 14, 2020 2/14/20

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The back and forth game continues. Thursday morning Matt Jones reported that Kentucky submitted a counter-offer to Vince Marrow that essentially matched Michigan State’s first offer. The Spartans responded Friday morning with a second offer. Source tells KSR that Michigan State has come with a second higher offer to Vince Marrow Decision expected today, one…

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February 13, 2020

For You: Printable UK Basketball-Themed Valentine Cards

Drew Franklin 11:30pm February 13, 2020 2/13/20

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Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, which means you’re scrambling to find last-minute cards like everyone else in America. Maybe it is for your husband or your wife or your boyfriend or your girlfriend or your regular friend or your mistress or for your child or your child’s entire fourth-grade classroom. Whatever the case, you need valentines…

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KSR SOURCES: Kentucky extends counteroffer to Vince Marrow

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm February 13, 2020 2/13/20

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The ball is now in Vince Marrow’s court. According to KSR sources, the Kentucky football program has extended a counteroffer to UK associate head coach and recruiting coordinator Vince Marrow that is “essentially equivalent” to the offer Michigan State has prepared. “Sources tell KSR that UK has returned with a counteroffer to Vince Marrow that…

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February 12, 2020

How High of an NCAA Tournament Seed Can Kentucky Get?

Aaron Torres 9:00pm February 12, 2020 2/12/20

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On Saturday, the NCAA Tournament selection committee provided its first bracket reveal, a way-too-early look at what the NCAA Tournament field would look like if the season ended that day. This is now the fourth year in a row that the committee has decided to do this, giving fans a look at where things are…

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Beau Allen Is Home

Freddie Maggard 6:00pm February 12, 2020 2/12/20

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Beau Allen was born to be a Kentucky Wildcat quarterback. The son of a former UK signal caller from eastern Kentucky (Bill Allen), the Lexington Catholic superstar could play himself in a movie based on gridiron in the Commonwealth. He credits a large portion of his decision to stay in Lexington to the relationships he…

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February 20, 2020

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

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

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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

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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

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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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Vince Marrow Weighs In On Proposed One-Time Transfer Rule

Nick Roush 1:00pm February 19, 2020 2/19/20

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The NCAA Transfer Portal may soon get much more crowded. In a press release Monday afternoon, the NCAA Transfer Waiver Working Group said it is considering a move that would allow for athletes to transfer to a school of their choosing and compete right away. Instead of being sidelined for one year, athletes would get a…

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10 Very Late Takeaways From Kentucky’s Win At LSU

Drew Franklin 1:25am February 19, 2020 2/19/20

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Kentucky extended its lead on LSU in the standings to two games plus a tiebreaker with an impressive win in Baton Rouge late Tuesday night. The Cats were up for most of the game, but nothing came easy. Shots weren’t falling in the first half, yet the lead went to the visiting locker room at…

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Nate Sestina credits breakthrough to “10-Minute Toughness”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:45am February 19, 2020 2/19/20

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What a night for Nate Sestina. The Bucknell grad transfer crossed the 1,000-point mark in his career in a big way, hitting three of four threes to help Kentucky hold off LSU 79-76. Sestina finished with eleven points, his first double-digit scoring outing since Kentucky’s loss to Ohio State almost two months ago, and a…

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February 17, 2020

Pilgrim’s Insider Notes: How does Kentucky close out the 2020 class? Can 2021 be just as strong?

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm February 17, 2020 2/17/20

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Good evening, Big Blue Nation. Welcome back! Hopefully you’ve been following along on the Sources Say Podcast over the last several months – if not, I’d strongly recommend subscribing to our weekly show on Apple Podcasts here or Spotify here– for all of the latest in the Kentucky basketball recruiting world, but I decided it…

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Kentucky and Michigan State’s Impending Recruiting Clash

Adam Luckett 10:45pm February 17, 2020 2/17/20

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After immediately turning down the Michigan State brass, the Spartans came back to former graduate assistant Mel Tucker with a killer deal that will pay the former NFL defensive coordinator around $5.5 million per year and provide him a robust salary pool of $6.4 million. The Cleveland, Ohio native who formerly joined the Alabama staff…

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