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November 5, 2013

Trey Lyles picks KENTUCKY!

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm November 5, 2013 11/5/13

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    CATS CATS CATS! Minutes ago, five-star power foward Trey Lyles picked Kentucky over Louisville to become UK’s fourth commitment in the 2014 class. Lyles announced his decision in front of friends and family at Arsenal Technical in Indianapolis. Here are a few things you need to know about the newest member of the BBN: 1)…

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    November 4, 2013

    Eight things we learned in UK’s win over Montevallo

    Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:45pm November 4, 2013 11/4/13

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      The Montevallo Falcons came into Rupp and gave Kentucky all they could handle on Monday night. Afterwards, John Calipari said that the team “has a ways to go” before it can compete with the big guys, but for now, let’s look at eight things we learned from Kentucky’s 95-72 win over the fighting DeWayne Peevy’s.…

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      Six Takeaways from Stoops’ Press Conference

      Nick Roush 3:00pm November 4, 2013 11/4/13

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        1. Running out of wide-outs. Alex Montgomery’s triumph has turned into tragedy, with an ACL tear result after scoring his 2nd career touchdown. Ryan Timmons’ ankle appears to be just as bad. Timmons’ replacements on the depth chart (Ronnie Shields and Daryl Collins) are at the bottom of the stat sheet in receiving, each only…

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        The Leach Report

        Tom Leach 10:30am November 4, 2013 11/4/13

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          There was nothing Sportscenter-worthy accomplished here this weekend but it was a pleasing weekend for Big Blue Nation, with the start of basketball season and a feel-good football victory. Let’s start with basketball. For a team with four freshmen in the starting lineup to have a slow start to an exhibition game is not a…

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          November 3, 2013

          Cats Convincingly Cruise to Victory

          Nick Roush 12:30am November 3, 2013 11/3/13

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            (Photo by Chet White) After a nasty hiccup on the game’s opening kickoff Jalen Whitlow returned with authority, running up the middle 88 yards for the longest play in the history of Commonwealth Stadium. The game wasn’t total domination like Jalen’s play, but the Cats handled the FCS team as expected. After allowing Isaiah Crowell…

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            November 1, 2013

            Nine Storylines from the UK/Transy Game

            Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm November 1, 2013 11/1/13

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              (Photo by Chet White) They didn’t quite cover the John Short spread of 55 bigguns, but Kentucky recovered from a slow start to finish off Transy with a final score of 76-42. Here are nine storylines from the game to look over while you eat your kids’ candy: 1. Even these Cats can look sloppy…

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              Join KSR for the Breeders’ Cup on TwinSpires.com, get a FREE $50 WAGER

              Drew Franklin 11:30am November 1, 2013 11/1/13

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                Hello, KentuckySportsRadio.com readers. Drew Franklin here, writing to you from roughly 30,000 feet in the air aboard a Los Angeles-bound flight with spotty, yet expensive Wi-Fi. Jones and I are on our way to California with TwinSpires.com to take in all the sights, sounds, lost wagers and horse manure of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships,…

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                October 31, 2013

                Devin Booker picks KENTUCKY!

                Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:08pm October 31, 2013 10/31/13

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                  CATS! Kentucky landed its third commitment of the 2014 class Thursday afternoon when Devin Booker chose the Cats over Missouri, Michigan, Michigan State, and Florida. The 6’4″, 180 lbs. shooting guard from Moss Point, Mississippi is considered the 18th best player in the 2014 class by ESPN and the 3rd best shooting guard. He’s one…

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                  October 30, 2013

                  Tweet Beat Power Rankings: October

                  Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:00pm October 30, 2013 10/30/13

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                    As part of the never-ending quest to bring you University of Kentucky news in the most ridiculous manner possible, I comb the Twitter-verse each week for the funniest, oddest, and sometimes, nearly illegible tweets from your favorite players and personalities. Basically, I read Twitter so you don’t have to. Without further ado, here are the…

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                    October 29, 2013

                    Nine Takeaways From The Blue-White Game

                    Drew Franklin 11:31pm October 29, 2013 10/29/13

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                      Well, that was fun.  After months of all the hearsay and online preseason hype, Big Blue Nation got to see the 2013-14 version of the Kentucky Wildcats in action, and Big Blue Nation was not disappointed.  In fact, Big Blue Nation is on Orbitz right now, trying to book that hotel room in Dallas.  The…

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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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