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June 10, 2021

Four-Star Official Visits Headline Kentucky Football Recruiting Weekend

Nick Roush 6:00pm June 10, 2021 6/10/21 Comments Disabled

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This weekend will be the first time in a long time that the Kentucky football team has opened its doors to a large group of official visitors. CB Alex Afari and LB Jacquez Jones recently used an official visit to see the Wildcats’ campus, but Mark Stoops is cranking up his recruiting game a few…

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2022 five-star center Adem Bona says UK prioritizing him early, models game after Bam Adebayo

Jack Pilgrim 2:30pm June 10, 2021 6/10/21

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He’s only been in the United States for eight months, but five-star center Adem Bona (“boo-nah”) has already solidified himself as one of the top frontcourt prospects in the rising senior class. Ranked as high as No. 5 overall in the 2022 player rankings by 247Sports, the 6-foot-10, 210-pound center is a tenacious rim protector…

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June 9, 2021

Kentucky target Dereck Lively is your favorite player’s favorite player

Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm June 9, 2021 6/9/21

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If you’re not familiar with Dereck Lively II by now, it’s time to reserve your spot on the hype train. Seats are filling up fast and the train is pulling away from the station. The 7-foot-1 center out of Bellefonte, PA came into the spring as a consensus four-star, top-50 prospect, seen more as a…

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5-star wing J.J. Taylor is “looking forward to getting that offer” from Kentucky

Zack Geoghegan 10:15pm June 9, 2021 6/9/21

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It’s only a matter of time before Javonte “J.J.” Taylor picks up an offer from Kentucky. The five-star small forward from the class of 2023 is regarded as one of the top overall players among his peers, and after KSR watched him play down at the Pangos All-American Camp in Las Vegas the last few…

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An Early Look At Kentucky Football’s 2021 Non-Conference Schedule

Freddie Maggard 2:00pm June 9, 2021 6/9/21

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We took a look at Kentucky’s SEC schedule on Monday. Today, we’ll take a sneak peek at the Wildcats’ non-conference slate. From an opening day matchup against Terry Bowden’s Louisiana Monroe Warhawks to the Governor’s Cup matchup at Louisville, UK’s successful run on non-SEC opponents should continue in 2021. Louisiana Monroe (September 4)  Terry Bowden…

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June 8, 2021

Jalen Duren breaks down recruitment, upcoming visits, professional options with KSR

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm June 8, 2021 6/8/21

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The nation’s No. 1 overall recruit has plenty of options to consider as he decides the next step of his basketball career, choosing between an array of collegiate and professional avenues to spend his (likely) one-and-done season prior to making the jump to the NBA. Jalen Duren is down to 11 options, with Alabama, Auburn,…

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Kentucky offers 2023 quarterback Brock Glenn

Adam Luckett 10:30pm June 8, 2021 6/8/21 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky is finally beginning to zone in on quarterback prospects in the class of 2023. Memphis (Tenn.) Lausanne Collegiate School quarterback Brock Glenn is preparing for his junior year of high school ball after playing six games in 2021. The pocket passer completed 54.1 percent of his 85 passes in six games while averaging 10.73…

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Dane Key will Officially Visit Kentucky this weekend

Nick Roush 12:52pm June 8, 2021 6/8/21

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The top uncommitted prospect from the Commonwealth is beginning an official visit tour in his hometown of Lexington. KSR has learned that Dane Key’s first official visit will be this Friday through Sunday at the University of Kentucky. He’ll then travel to Oregon for an official visit, followed by a trip to South Carolina. The…

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June 7, 2021

KSR’s Pangos All-American Camp Day One Recap

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm June 7, 2021 6/7/21

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Arguably the top recruiting and scouting event of the year, the Pangos All-American Camp, tipped off in Las Vegas late Sunday evening, with 120 of the nation’s top high school prospects gathering together at Tarkanian Basketball Academy for a three-day showcase in front of 29 NBA teams and high-profile talent evaluators. Alumni for the prestigious…

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No. 1 prospect Jalen Duren schedules official visit to Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 6:55pm June 7, 2021 6/7/21

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Kentucky will get its shot with the No. 1 prospect in high school basketball. 2022 five-star forward Jalen Duren tells KSR he will be taking an official visit to Kentucky the final week of June, one of three trips he has scheduled. The 6-foot-10 superstar big man will also take official visits to Miami (FL)…

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June 18, 2021

In-state star Reed Sheppard hears from Kentucky, looking for college that “feels like home”

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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All eyes are on North Laurel standout Reed Sheppard – the nation’s No. 39 overall prospect in Rivals’ updated 2023 rankings and son of two former Kentucky basketball stars, Jeff and Stacey Sheppard – as the NCAA evaluation period opens for the first time this weekend. Sheppard, a 6-3 shooting guard out of London, KY,…

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June 16, 2021

Kentucky FB commit Josh Kattus “loved everything about” his official visit to Lexington

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm June 16, 2021 6/16/21

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Official visits are far less stressful when you’re already committed to the school you’re taking a trip to. For Kentucky Football commit Josh Kattus, his visit to Lexington–the first official he’s ever taken–was about as care-free as it could have been. It was a business trip for him, first and foremost, but he was able…

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Yahoo Sports reports John Calipari is “open” to a return to the NBA

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm June 16, 2021 6/16/21

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We have our first Calipari-to-NBA report of the offseason. With six head coach openings in the NBA now – the Boston Celtics, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Pelicans, Orlando Magic, Portland Trail Blazers and Washington Wizards all have vacancies – Kentucky coach John Calipari is reportedly open to a return to the league. Yahoo Sports is…

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June 15, 2021

Who has Kentucky basketball contacted in the class of 2023?

Jack Pilgrim 7:30pm June 15, 2021 6/15/21 Comments Disabled

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The floodgates have been opened for high school basketball athletes in the class of 2023, as coaches were able to reach out to rising juniors starting at midnight on June 15. Since then, the Kentucky coaching staff has been all hands on deck in their pursuit of the nation’s best, starting all the way at…

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Brandon Boston Jr. and Isaiah Jackson make cut for NBA Draft Combine

Adam Luckett 7:00pm June 15, 2021 6/15/21

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The NBA announced on Tuesday evening that 69 players are set to attend the Microsoft Surface NBA Draft Combine from June 21-27. Both Brandon Boston Jr. and Isaiah Jackson make the list and will attend the event at the Wintrust Arena and the Mariott Marquis in Chicago. After a disappointing season in Lexington, both Boston…

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Big Board: Top Defensive Prospects at Kentucky Football Camp

Adam Luckett 4:30pm June 15, 2021 6/15/21 Comments Disabled

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One day after touching on the prominent offensive products at Kentucky’s latest showcase camp, we shift over to the other side of the football. Brad White is entering his third season as the unit’s defensive coordinator as Kentucky could have as many as 9 or 10 senior starters when the team takes the field this…

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June 14, 2021

Kentucky Basketball class of 2023 recruiting Big Board

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm June 14, 2021 6/14/21

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Recruiting throughout the first half of the month of June was already a madhouse, and it’s only going to get even more ridiculous starting on Tuesday, June 15. Beginning right at midnight, college coaches will be allowed to reach out and make contact with members from the class of 2023, something they had not been…

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Five-star center Dereck Lively II breaks down recruitment, Kentucky interest with KSR

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm June 14, 2021 6/14/21 Comments Disabled

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Boasting elite length, athleticism, defensive instincts and a growing offensive game, Dereck Lively II has quickly solidified himself as one of the top frontcourt targets in the class of 2022. As a result, he has jumped to the top of the priority list among big men prospects for many of the nation’s blue blood programs,…

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Q&A: Skyy Clark breaks down “amazing” official visit to Kentucky with KSR

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm June 14, 2021 6/14/21

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In-person recruiting has returned, and the Kentucky men’s basketball program has wasted no time getting its top targets scheduled for official and unofficial visits throughout the month of June and beyond. Among the first high-profile prospects to arrive on campus this month? 2022 five-star guard commit Skyy Clark, who took an official visit to Lexington…

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Kentucky basketball to host Tyler Ulis for two months during rehab process

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm June 14, 2021 6/14/21

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John Calipari has confirmed former Kentucky star Tyler Ulis is back in Lexington – he posted a picture with the standout guard on social media – but did you know he’ll be working out with the team over the course of the next two months? In an interview with KSR on Monday, future Kentucky guard…

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