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December 2, 2019

Ten things we learned during this week’s John Calipari Show

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm December 2, 2019 12/2/19

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For the second time in as many weeks, John Calipari sat down for his weekly call-in radio show with Tom Leach on Monday evening. Like Mark Stoops does during football season, Calipari uses this time to break down his team’s recent performances, what to expect against future opponents, and update the fans on potential injuries.…

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Freddie Maggard is returning to Kentucky Sports Radio

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:17pm December 2, 2019 12/2/19

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The Panther is back. It is with great pleasure that I share the news that Freddie Maggard is returning to Kentucky Sports Radio. KSR Announcement: We are happy to announce that Freddie Maggard @FredMaggard610 is returning to KSR as a writer and Podcaster!! He will he doing football analysis and more for us in 2020…

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MMTTK: Cyber Monday, Louisville Tears

Drew Franklin 9:30am December 2, 2019 12/2/19

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Oh hey there. You snuck up on me. I was lost in a Cyber Monday wormhole that is costing me hundreds of dollars by the minute, so thanks for showing up to distract me from the discounted TVs and tablets that I don’t need. And how did that food processor get in my Amazon cart?…

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December 1, 2019

Kentucky Delivers Statement In Governor’s Cup Thrashing

Adam Luckett 3:00pm December 1, 2019 12/1/19 Comments Disabled

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The stage was set for the nooner on Thanksgiving Saturday and both fan bases were very confident heading into the Governor’s Cup. It was a very strong debut season for Scott Satterfield at Louisville, but that train got blown off the tracks by Kentucky in the 45-13 beatdown. In front of a drenched crowd at…

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The recognition Kentucky’s offensive line deserves

Maggie Davis 12:00pm December 1, 2019 12/1/19

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    Lynn Bowden is a dynamic weapon and is a serious force to be reckoned with. Still, there is no way Kentucky’s offense could have survived this season, much less won seven games, without an impressive year by UK’s offensive line. The first words out of Bowden’s mouth Saturday afternoon in his post-game interview with the…

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    November 30, 2019

    Inside The Box Score: The Numbers Behind Kentucky’s Dominating Win

    Adam Luckett 11:00pm November 30, 2019 11/30/19

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    Well, that was a lot of fun. In another soak filled day at C.M. Newton Grounds inside Kroger Field, Kentucky ran by, around, and over a bad Louisville defense. The result was a 45-13 stomping and now everyone in the Big Blue Nation can enjoy a very happy Thanksgiving holiday. Live from the warm and…

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    Vince Marrow: “Lynn Bowden is the best football player in the country”

    Jack Pilgrim 8:30pm November 30, 2019 11/30/19

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      After a historic 284-yard, four-touchdown rushing performance for Kentucky quarterback Lynn Bowden, UK associate head coach Vince Marrow couldn’t have had higher praise for his superstar playmaker. Once the dust settled on the victory, Marrow took to social media to tell the world that he thought Bowden was the best player in all of college…

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      Joey Gatewood was in attendance to see Kentucky destroy Louisville

      Jack Pilgrim 4:55pm November 30, 2019 11/30/19

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      Kentucky hosted a slew of top-notch recruits for its blowout victory over Louisville, but they also hosted arguably the top transfer prospect in the nation. This afternoon, Auburn quarterback transfer Joey Gatewood was in attendance to see the 45-13 victory. According to Steve Wiltfong of 247Sports, Gatewood was there with four-star Kentucky commit John Young,…

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      Mark Stoops: Lynn Bowden “truly remarkable in so many ways”

      Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:19pm November 30, 2019 11/30/19

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      There are no words for what Lynn Bowden means to this Kentucky Football team. If filling in at quarterback wasn’t enough for the all-purpose threat, he went ahead and blocked for Kavosiey Smoke today, for goodness’ sake. Bowden had 284 rushing yards and four touchdowns vs. Louisville, despite rolling his ankle in the second half.…

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      LOOK: Kentucky celebrates Governor’s Cup victory

      Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:42pm November 30, 2019 11/30/19

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      Pictures and videos of Kentucky’s Governor’s Cup celebration are flooding the internets. Here are the best from our photographer Dr. Mike and the SEC Network’s coverage:   A few of my favorite GIFs: Lynn Bowden’s Jordan-esque shrug after a 46-yard touchdown run — No. 3 of four on the day for him: As the fourth…

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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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