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April 2, 2020

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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April 1, 2020

BBN Jam Round One: (2012) Davis & MKG vs. (1990) Woods & Miller

Nick Roush 11:00am April 1, 2020 4/1/20

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The first matchup of this epic two-on-two tournament pits polar opposites against one another. Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist were National Champions under John Calipari. Sean Woods and Derrick Miller could not even compete in the NCAA Tournament for Rick Pitino in 1990. Under probation in Pitino’s first season, Kentucky finished just 14-14 while Miller…

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March 31, 2020

Devin Askew refuses to be Kentucky’s next West Coast transfer: “I’m DIFFERENT.”

Jack Pilgrim 11:35pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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Back in January, whispers began growing louder that Kentucky freshman guard Johnny Juzang was contemplating a transfer from the school, with the Los Angeles, CA native flirting with the idea of returning closer to home. Despite staying the course and carving out a solid role off the bench to close out the regular season, the…

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Gov. Beshear Announces 114 More Cases of Coronavirus in Kentucky, 7 New Deaths

Zack Geoghegan 11:30pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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Kentucky hit a new record-high of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state, and it likely won’t be the last time it happens. During his daily press briefing at 5 p.m., Governor Andy Beshear announced that 114 new cases of the virus have been discovered, including six deaths. 58 of the new cases are from…

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Introducing KSR’s BBN Jam Tournament

Nick Roush 11:00pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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More than 25 years after iconic arcade game was introduced to the world, KSR is unveiling a our own form of NBA Jam. Welcome to BBN Jam. Over the next month the Big Blue Nation will decide which Kentucky basketball team fielded the best combo in the Bluegrass. Starting with Rick Pitino’s first season in…

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Advanced Stat Deep Dive: Calculating UK’s Offensive Line Success

Adam Luckett 1:00pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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You didn’t think the offensive line had beach bodies ready to rock during football weather? Well guess again. Earlier this week on KSR, we posted a feature on quarterbacks where a lot of advanced stats were used. In the exercise, we tried to explain just what Kentucky’s offense has been missing. The numbers can sometimes…

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March 30, 2020

Pilgrim’s Insider Notes: NBA Draft decision updates

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm March 30, 2020 3/30/20

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Late Saturday evening, Kentucky head coach John Calipari spilled the beans that five Wildcats are prepared to test the NBA Draft waters. During an appearance on the SEC Network’s “SEC House Party,” Calipari broke the news that five players “have put their name in the draft.” “What we did, before they left, I had individual…

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March 29, 2020

John Calipari says five Kentucky players have put their names in the NBA Draft

Jack Pilgrim 11:30pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20

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Almost immediately after the Kentucky basketball season came to an abrupt end back on March 12, UK head coach John Calipari called into SportsCenter to talk through his thoughts on the team and why he felt they were capable of winning a national championship. Tucked in the middle of his conversation was an early prediction on…

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Gov. Beshear Confirms 45 New Cases of Coronavirus, No New Deaths

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20

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After a record high in confirmed cases on Saturday, Kentucky saw that number cut in half on Sunday. According to Governor Andy Beshear, there were 45 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the Bluegrass State as of 4 p.m. Of the 45 new cases, 15 of them are from Fayette County, nine are from…

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Sources Say Podcast Ep. 35: Future Kentucky point guard Devin Askew joins the show!

Jack Pilgrim 7:15pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20

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In a very special edition of the Sources Say Podcast, KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by future Kentucky point guard Devin Askew and his father, Brian Askew, to discuss the Cats and just how excited they are to get to Lexington later this year. To start the show, though, Pilgrim is joined by Travis Graf…

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March 23, 2020

YAHTZEE! 2021 Somerset QB Kaiya Sheron commits to KENTUCKY

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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The Kentucky football program has found its quarterback for the class of 2021. This evening, 2021 three-star prospect and top-30 quarterback Kaiya Sheron has announced his commitment to Kentucky, choosing the Wildcats over early offers from Marshall and Eastern Kentucky, among significant growing interest from various Power Five programs. “First off I want to thank…

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This Day In BBN History: March 23

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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In nearly three-quarters of a century, the Kentucky basketball program has participated in eight total games on March 23, with each coming during postseason play. And in those eight instances, the Wildcats have pulled off victories each time, with seven of those games taking place in the NCAA Tournament. One – the team’s first victory…

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10 Tips For Working From Home Without Going Crazy

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:00am March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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[Ed. Note: This was originally published on March 16, but with many more of us working from home, we’re bumping it back to the top.] Many of you are working from home today as businesses across the country adapt their practices to the coronavirus outbreak. While working in your PJs may seem like a dream,…

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March 22, 2020

Complete list of businesses affected by latest Coronavirus closings

Maggie Davis 11:00pm March 22, 2020 3/22/20

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Earlier Sunday afternoon, Gov. Andy Beshear provided Kentuckians with an update on COVID-19 and how its affecting businesses across the state. Now, the order closing all non-essential retail stores has been officially released, and it clarifies many of the questions some Kentuckians had following Gov. Beshear’s address. The order says all in-person businesses that are…

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Sports Illustrated features Ashland Tomcats’ “Special Season Left in Limbo”

Maggie Davis 7:00pm March 22, 2020 3/22/20

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The Ashland boys’ basketball team was in the midst of a special season when it was unexpectedly ripped away from them. Now, like many of the rest of us, they’re sitting at home, left with nothing to do but wonder about what might have been. The high school basketball team was on a quest to…

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Basketball Coaches and their Football Counterparts: SEC East

Adam Luckett 6:30pm March 22, 2020 3/22/20 Comments Disabled

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On Friday we went over the SEC West and gave out comps for football coaches and now it is time to move the SEC East. On the most recent episode of 11 Personnel, Nick Roush and I gave out a few of our comparisons and now we’re expanding on it by composing this very detailed…

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Starting Monday at 8 p.m. All Non-Essential Retail Businesses in Kentucky Must Close

Zack Geoghegan 5:36pm March 22, 2020 3/22/20

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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has announced that all non-essential retail businesses in the state must close starting on Monday at 8 p.m. That list does not include grocery stores, pharmacies, or gas stations. Outside of such businesses, all others must close. Earlier, during Beshear’s daily update on the coronavirus pandemic, he stated that Kentucky is…

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How Jaida Roper’s “6-foot-8 mentality” changed Kentucky Women’s Basketball

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm March 22, 2020 3/22/20

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The mental aspect of sports has always been a tricky and touchy subject. Lately, the topic has become much less taboo, but one that is still being discussed with far more questions than answers. The more it’s talked about, the more solutions will follow. Part of the issue is finding the right people that can…

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Best of UK in the NCAA: Sunday Second Round Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am March 22, 2020 3/22/20

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For Kentucky, Second Round Sundays have included a lot of heartbreak, but also some of our favorite NCAA Tournament moments. Let’s relive them all from the past 30 years. 1992: No. 2 Kentucky 106, No. 10 Iowa State 98 Sunday, March 22, 1992 Jamal Mashburn had 27 points and 9 rebounds, John Pelphrey 20 points,…

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March 21, 2020

Best of UK in the NCAA: Saturday Second Round Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm March 21, 2020 3/21/20

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Another day of March Sadness is upon us, so let’s relive Kentucky’s best Saturday Second Round games from the past 30 years to get through it. 1995: No. 1 Kentucky 82, No. 9 Tulane 60 Saturday, March 18, 1995 Six Cats scored in double figures, led by Rodrick Rhodes with 14 points, in Kentucky’s easy…

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