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February 24, 2020

Kentucky Still Outside The NET Top 20; Updated Team Sheet

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:15pm February 24, 2020 2/24/20

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After wins over LSU and Florida, Kentucky’s NET ranking has improved, but not by much. Even though the Cats are No. 8 in the AP Poll, they’re only No. 21 in the NET, up from No. 24 a week ago. With so many top teams losing this week, the NET Top 10 is all shook…

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February 23, 2020

A decade later, John Wall’s impact on Kentucky only continues to grow

Maggie Davis 11:12pm February 23, 2020 2/23/20

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John Wall has been making a continuous impact on the University of Kentucky basketball program since the moment he arrived on campus. It began when he did “the” dance, announcing the return of a certain “coolness factor” that had been lacking with the program under former Coach Billy Gillispie. It continued when he made the…

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RECAP: UK Hoops Can’t Overcome No. 1 South Carolina’s 27-Point First Quarter

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm February 23, 2020 2/23/20

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Take away the final five minutes of the first quarter and Kentucky wins this game – unfortunately, that’s not how this works. A 15-0 run over the final 4:23 of the first quarter gave the No. 1 South Carolina Gamecocks enough of an advantage that they were able to ride it to victory, beating the…

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Quickley’s Shot Making Gets Kentucky Another Close Win

Adam Luckett 6:00pm February 23, 2020 2/23/20

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Just a week or so ago we were looking at the SEC championship race and worrying about Kentucky’s inability to win some close games while both Auburn and LSU have been masters in tight situations. All the while being all in and frankly convinced that Nick Richards was the clear clubhouse leader for SEC player…

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Immanuel Quickley joins the 25-point club. That’s how Kentucky wins

Maggie Davis 12:00pm February 23, 2020 2/23/20

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Immanuel Quickley did exactly what John Calipari needed him to do Saturday evening against the Gators. He put up 25 points. Actually, 26 to be exact. Coach Cal publically challenged the sophomore guard to score at least 25 points repeatedly this week, beginning at the post-game press conference at LSU on Tuesday. “I like to…

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GAMEDAY: No. 14 UK Hoops Hosts No. 1 South Carolina at 2 p.m.

Zack Geoghegan 11:30am February 23, 2020 2/23/20

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The Kentucky women’s basketball team (20-5) will tip off its biggest game of the season in just a few hours. The No. 1 South Carolina Gamecocks (26-1) are in Lexington today, as they come to Memorial Coliseum riding a 20-game win streak where they have thoroughly outplayed their opponents. This will be a shot at…

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February 22, 2020

Kerry Blackshear Jr. opens up about his decision to turn down Kentucky and sign with Florida

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Back in April, former Virginia Tech forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. announced he would be entering his name in the NCAA transfer portal and exploring his options as a graduate transfer, instantly becoming one of the hottest available names on the market. A return to Blacksburg, VA was on the table, but the senior averaging 14.9…

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Immanuel Quickley Sparks Kentucky to 65-59 Victory over Florida

Nick Roush 8:03pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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Immanuel Quickley made second half magic to help the tenth-ranked Kentucky Wildcats surge past Florida for a 65-59 victory Saturday night at Rupp Arena. Kentucky was lifeless at the start of the second half. Uninspired, UK fell behind by seven points before Quickley whipped the Cats into shape. Quickley’s and one at the 16:53-mark sparked a…

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John Wall was the celebrity “Y” at Rupp Arena today

Jack Pilgrim 7:30pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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One of the greatest point guards in Kentucky basketball history was back at Rupp Arena this evening, and the school celebrated accordingly. Former UK superstar John Wall made his way back to Lexington on Saturday to watch his Wildcats take on the Florida Gators, where not long into the second half, they decided to bring…

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February 21, 2020

10 Takeaways from the LSU win and 24 hours in New Orleans

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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It’s been a few days since Kentucky went to Baton Rouge and beat LSU 79-76, but I’m still processing my whirlwind trip to the Pelican State. By now, you’ve ready plenty of recaps of the game, but here’s my take on the massive win, my first visit to Baton Rouge, and 24 hours in New…

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January 23, 2014

Coach Cal, Gov. Beshear, Poythress and Randle talk to troops overseas

Drew Franklin 11:15am January 23, 2014 1/23/14

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John Calipari, Governor Steve Beshear, Alex Poythress, Julius Randle and Major General Edward Tonini huddled around a TV in Cal’s office early this morning to Skype with several members of Big Blue Nation who are overseas serving our country. The four units on the other end of the chat were DET 1 CO C, 2-238 Aviation…

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January 22, 2014

GIFs From Last Night: Texas A&M Edition

Drew Franklin 9:30pm January 22, 2014 1/22/14

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Last night’s 68-51 win over Texas A&M had several fun and exciting moments, from Alex Poythress’ stretched-out dunk to the dancing guys Tyler posted earlier today. It also had several bizarre moments, like Jimmy Dykes’ failed attempt at baseline commentary, which leads off tonight’s edition of GIFs From Last Night…   What were you doing,…

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Five headlines from UK’s 68-51 win over Texas A&M

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:40am January 22, 2014 1/22/14

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(AP Photo/James Crisp)  Behind the great play of Alex Poythress, the Cats cruised past Texas A&M tonight by a final score of 68-51, covering both the John Short (10) and Vegas (14) spreads.  It’s late, so let’s roll through my five headlines from the game: 1. Alex Poythress owned the night This was Alex Poythress’…

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January 21, 2014

Introducing Billy Gillispie (If We Knew What We Know Now)

Drew Franklin 10:30am January 21, 2014 1/21/14

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In honor of tonight’s game against Texas A&M, the generous university that gave us Billy Gillispie, I remixed the original newscast from the day Gillispie was introduced at UK. Imagine the coverage that day if we knew what we know now. Enjoy.

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January 20, 2014

Everything You Need To Know About Texas A&M And Some Of What You Don’t

Drew Franklin 8:01pm January 20, 2014 1/20/14

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Texas A&M is coming to town tomorrow night, in case you didn’t get the memo. Here’s a little crash course on the Aggies so you can go into the game with a little knowledge, to go with your usual frustration in the first five minutes.   Texas A&M is 12-5 on the season, 3-1 in…

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January 19, 2014

The Leach Report: Tennessee

Tom Leach 7:00pm January 19, 2014 1/19/14

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From Tom Leach, the Voice of the Wildcats… This was not a week to rely on numbers.  At Arkansas, Kentucky shot almost 50 percent from the field and out-rebounded the Hogs by 18 and lost.  Against Tennessee, the Wildcats were whipped on the boards but won the game with their accuracy on free throws and…

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January 18, 2014

Eight notes from Kentucky’s 74-66 win over the Vols

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm January 18, 2014 1/18/14

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(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) It’s a pretty familiar pattern by now: slow starts followed by second half rallies.  Kentucky finally put away Jarnell Stokes and the low down dirty snitches this afternoon by a final score of 74-66.  Here are my eight notes: Andrew Harrison had his best game yet After a poor showing…

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January 15, 2014

Rod Winkler vs. The World

Drew Franklin 9:30pm January 15, 2014 1/15/14

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If you listened to Rod Winkler on this morning’s radio show, you know that Rod Winkler is a man like he a man and you a man like I’m a man and men are men like they are men, man. Or something like that. Winkler, who Mark Cornelison caught flexing up on Aaron Harrison after last…

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8 Absurd Moments from Last Night

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:00pm January 15, 2014 1/15/14

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Note: There are a LOT of .gifs in this post, so I advise letting them load while you go treat yourself to a beverage, snack, or dessert.  I recommend a pale ale, popcorn, or mini ice cream sandwich.  Even better, all three.  I think Jimmy Dykes put it best last night when he said “There’s…

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What a game, what a finish

Drew Franklin 1:32am January 15, 2014 1/15/14

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Kentucky was on the losing end, and that’s never fun, but we just watched a spectacular basketball game in Bud Walton Arena on Tuesday night. The ESPN Super Tuesday game in Fayetteville, Arkansas, an 87-85 UK loss, featured 18 ties, 10 lead changes, a last second three-pointer in regulation, overtime, and a late game-tying three-pointer,…

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