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April 4, 2020

No matter who Kentucky adds, Devin Askew is ready to roll with the 2020 recruiting class

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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On Wednesday afternoon, the NCAA officially announced it would be pushing the recruiting dead period from April 15 back to May 31, meaning schools will not be able to have face-to-face contact with recruits or transfers for at least another two months. No campus trips, no traveling to see recruits and their families for in-home visits,…

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Best of UK in the NCAA: Final Four Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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Throughout March Sadness, KSR will be bringing you highlights of Kentucky’s NCAA Tournament games from the past 30 years. Today, we will relive the joy and heartbreak of the semifinals. 1993: No. 1 Michigan 81, No. 1 Kentucky 78 (OT) Saturday, April 3, 1993 Kentucky had won all four of its tournament games by 20-plus…

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BREAKING: Former UK coach Eddie Sutton elected to Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Jack Pilgrim 12:12pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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Former Kentucky coach Eddie Sutton has officially been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. In his seventh go-round as a finalist, Sutton was announced as part of the 2020 Hall of Fame class, joining Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan, Tamika Catchings, Patrick Baumann, Kim Mulkey, Barbara Stevens, and Rudy Tomjanovich as…

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April 3, 2020

BBN Jam Round One: (2003) Bogans & Estill vs. (2018) Knox & Shai

Nick Roush 11:30am April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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One of the most prolific scorers in the history of Kentucky basketball is completely healthy and ready to take a bite out of a couple of freshmen. Tubby Smith’s best team from top to bottom was arguably the 2003 Wildcats. Led by Keith Bogans, his ankle injury in the Sweet 16 is one of the…

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April 2, 2020

Next Man Up: Family and basketball fuel future Wildcat BJ Boston

Aaron Torres 11:00pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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[Ed. Note: This is the second installment of KSR’s “Next Man Up” series profiling Kentucky’s 2020 signees. Previously Jack Pilgrim wrote about Lance Ware] It’s a dark, gloomy, evening, cold by California standards – somewhere in the upper 40’s. The winds that whip through the pristine high school campus, tucked in the San Fernando Valley,…

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Keeneland At Home: Tips For Bringing The Spring Meet To You!

Drew Franklin 10:00pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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Today was supposed to be the first day of Keeneland’s spring meet. Over 30,000 people were going to get all dressed up and hammered for the first Saturday this coming weekend, but a global pandemic has other plans for life this April. So we’re at home instead, going crazier by the day as we watch…

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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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March 16, 2014

Kentucky is an 8-seed in the Midwest, will play Kansas State in St. Louis on Friday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:27pm March 16, 2014 3/16/14

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The brackets are rolling out, and the Cats are an 8-seed in the Midwest bracket, and will face 9-seed Kansas State in St. Louis on Friday, with a potential game against Wichita State in the round of 32. Even better, Louisville is the 4-seed in that region, which means that the Cats could face them…

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March 15, 2014

“We’re not the same team”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:00pm March 15, 2014 3/15/14

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SEC Championship, here we come. UK’s 70-58 win over Georgia wasn’t quite as thrilling as last night’s victory over LSU, but it’s the second good game in a row for the Cats, and earns them another shot at #1 Florida. Let’s go over some notes, then go celebrate. The tweak got a bit streaky, but…

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March 14, 2014

Tweak and Destroy: Cats win big in LSU rubber match in Atlanta

Drew Franklin 11:00pm March 14, 2014 3/14/14

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It was a fun night in Atlanta as Kentucky advanced to the tournament’s semifinals with a win over LSU Friday night. The Wildcats handled the Tigers rather easily, 85-67, after struggling in the teams’ two regular season meetings. Anthony Hickey scored just three points in his third look at UK this season, outdone by O’Bryant’s…

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March 11, 2014

Calipari and that mysterious “tweak”

Drew Franklin 2:53pm March 11, 2014 3/11/14

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Coach Cal was available for questions today before his team takes off for Atlanta and the hottest topic of discussion was that mysterious tweak he made to the offense that he claims “changed everything.” Of course, he wouldn’t reveal the big adjustment but he did say it changed the way his team thinks and what…

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March 10, 2014

Charting the mood in the Big Blue Nation

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:00pm March 10, 2014 3/10/14

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(click to enlarge) It’s been a rough few weeks in the Big Blue Nation, so much so that the happiest time of the year for Kentucky fans once again feels like a cruel joke. I spent some time this afternoon thinking about this roller coaster of a season, and how it’s affected the fan base’s…

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Cal says he tweaked something in the offense and it “just changed everything”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:19pm March 10, 2014 3/10/14

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John Calipari is currently talking to Tom Leach on his weekly call-in show, and started the show off by telling Tom and listeners about a small change he made in practice today that he thinks has “changed everything”: “Sometimes it’s pride that steps in the way when you’re coaching, sometimes you just get blinded. We…

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March 8, 2014

Is five minutes of life enough to save the season?

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:45pm March 8, 2014 3/8/14

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(Photo © Kim Klement) For about five minutes, it looked possible. Kentucky came to life at the 17 minute mark in the second half, going on a 15-0 run to cut it to as close as 6 with 12 minutes left. From there, they tried to keep it respectable, but Florida was just too good,…

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March 5, 2014

Eight notes from Kentucky’s ugly win over Alabama

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:36am March 5, 2014 3/5/14

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Photo © Mark Zerof  With two straight losses and the national media circling like sharks, Kentucky desperately needed a win tonight. They got one, even if it was ugly, and with it, locked up the second seed in the SEC Tournament. Here are my eight notes… Jon Hood and Jarrod Polson scored the first six…

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March 2, 2014

With Nothing Else Working, This Week it is Time to Try Something Else

Matt Jones 6:45pm March 2, 2014 3/2/14

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Saturday’s 72-67 loss to South Carolina was one of the more difficult UK games that I can ever remember watching. It wasn’t just that the team played poorly, although it surely did, with one of the worst shooting performances that I can ever remember. And it wasn’t just that it low to one of the…

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March 1, 2014

Is there a happy ending left for this team?

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:31pm March 1, 2014 3/1/14

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(AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain) One week ago, the Cats were riding an emotional high after beating LSU in overtime. After a bumpy season, the fan base was mostly back on board the bandwagon. We wrote about the team having “the moment” when Julius hit the game winner in OT. The staff hung a picture of…

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