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April 7, 2020

Keion Brooks officially announces the return of Keion Brooks

Drew Franklin 10:00pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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“Let’s run it back BBN,” Keion Brooks tweeted to his followers late Tuesday night, officially announcing his return for a sophomore season. The Kentucky MBB account celebrated with highlights from Brooks’ freshman campaign: [email protected]_12 is coming back for year #?2?#TGT pic.twitter.com/YFPGF3RlKA — Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) April 8, 2020 John Calipari had this to say in…

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Rick Pitino Still Wants to Play Kentucky in a Home-and-Home Series

Zack Geoghegan 9:30pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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It would appear that Rick Pitino REALLY wants to schedule a future series against his old team. The freshly named head coach of the Iona Gaels has already pitched the idea of taking on Kentucky – but not Lousiville – previously stating back in the middle of March that he “would love to schedule Kentucky…

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April 6, 2020

BREAKING: Keion Brooks Jr. will return to Kentucky for a sophomore season

Jack Pilgrim 11:30pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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Kentucky forward Keion Brooks Jr. is officially back for a sophomore season. In an interview with Chris Fisher of The Cats Pause, the 6-foot-7 forward’s father, Keion Brooks Sr., said his son will be returning to Kentucky, “Yes, [Keion is returning],” Brooks Sr. told The Cats Pause. “We’re still in the process of getting feedback…

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1-On-1 with Logan Stenberg: Catching up with UK’s next NFL offensive lineman

Freddie Maggard 11:00pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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There is one voice that I listen to when evaluating college football offensive linemen. That opinion belongs to the SEC Network’s Cole Cubelic. Cole is the most knowledgeable analyst in the game. I reached out to Cubelic to give his perspective about Logan Stenberg the NFL prospect. He described the Kentucky guard as, “one of…

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KSR’s Game of the Day: Kentucky defeats Kansas to win program’s eighth national title (2012)

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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Had the 2020 NCAA Tournament gone on as scheduled, the national title game would have taken place this evening. Instead of celebrating yet another fun year of college basketball and crying over One Shining Moment tonight, we’re now left wondering what could have been. Luckily for you, the UK Sports Network is set to rebroadcast…

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Kentucky reaches out to Purdue graduate transfer Matt Haarms

Jack Pilgrim 6:15pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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Kentucky is among the 20-plus schools that have reached out to Purdue graduate transfer Matt Haarms. According to a new report by 247Sports’ Evan Daniels, Kentucky joined Gonzaga, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Ohio, Illinois State, Louisville, Arizona, Arkansas, Ole Miss, Arizona State, Syracuse, DePaul, South Carolina, Boston College, Seton Hall, Wichita State, Cincinnati, Oklahoma State, Washington State,…

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Best of UK in the NCAA: National Championship Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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Tonight should have been the 2020 National Championship game, so let’s put an end to March Sadness by reliving Kentucky’s NCAA title game appearances from the past 30 years. 1996: No. 1 Kentucky 76, No. 4 Syracuse 67 Monday, April 1, 1996 Tony Delk tied a championship game record with seven 3-pointers and Kentucky held…

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Advanced Stat Deep Dive: UK’s 2019 Pass Defense Was Filthy

Adam Luckett 4:00pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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Is there a no fly zone in Lexington? After touching on quarterbacks and offensive line, we decided to switch it up a bit by going to the other side of the football. After sputtering in the first five years of the Mark Stoops era, the defense finally took off in 2018 and they were able…

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BBN Jam Round One: (2017) Fox & Monk vs. (2002) Prince & Hawkins

Nick Roush 11:00am April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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There are matchups in KSR’s BBN Jam Tournament that will force you to make a difficult choice between some of your favorite players. This first round four/five matchup will certainly strike a cord. For a certain era of Kentucky fan, Tayshaun Prince is the GOAT. Smooth as silk inside and out, he did it all.…

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Tyrese Maxey officially declares for the NBA Draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:11am April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, but Tyrese Maxey just confirmed that he has officially declared for the 2020 NBA Draft and will forego his remaining eligibility at Kentucky. “My thoughts were that we would be playing for a national championship (today),” Maxey told ESPN. “Although we’re unable to do that due to what…

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October 6, 2013

The Future Looks Bright After Cats’ (Almost) Comeback

Nick Roush 12:49am October 6, 2013 10/6/13

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A game that was destined for disaster transformed into what will be looked at as a turning point in the Kentucky football program. The game started sour, with the Cocks reeling off two quick scores while the UK offense was doing the exact opposite, running only 9 plays in the first quarter. With Jalen Whitlow…

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October 4, 2013

“This isn’t for funsies here. You gotta bring it.”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am October 4, 2013 10/4/13

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John Calipari made a surprise appearance on Kentucky Sports Radio this morning to talk about his team and the record crowd at Big Blue Madness Campout. In true Cal form, he killed it. Here are some highlights: On the message the crowd at campout delivers to his players: “This isn’t for funsies here. You gotta…

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October 2, 2013

Alex Poythress on Julius Randle and going 40-0

Drew Franklin 1:00pm October 2, 2013 10/2/13

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  All we’ve heard since the first day Julius Randle set foot on campus is that he and Alex Poythress are going at each other in the gym and in the weight room. What Julius is doing, Alex is matching. What Alex is doing, Julius is matching. It’s a war between the two power forwards,…

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October 1, 2013

Julius Randle always wanted to go to Kentucky

Drew Franklin 10:15am October 1, 2013 10/1/13

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  There was a time when many of the so-called recruiting experts believed John Calipari would lose the Julius Randle Sweepstakes. In fact, ESPN’s Dave Telep and Scout.com’s Brian Snow predicted Randle to Kansas in the final moments of his recruitment. Randle, however, knew he would end up in Lexington all along. “This is the…

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John Calipari looks ahead to the 2013-14 season

Drew Franklin 12:01am October 1, 2013 10/1/13

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  Last month John Calipari sat down with some of the finest media members Lexington, Kentucky has to offer, and Ryan Lemond, to discuss the upcoming 2013-14 college basketball season and his University of Kentucky Wildcats. The interview was embargoed until October 1, but now it’s free to roam the internets without restriction. Rather than…

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September 30, 2013

A Good Film Session Leads to an Entertaining and Informative Monday Press Conference

Nick Roush 3:00pm September 30, 2013 9/30/13

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Coach Stoops began this morning’s press conference with what is probably the longest narrative of his head coaching career. After watching film from Saturday’s game, Stoops took away 3 Main Points of emphasis: 1. Film showed that it wasn’t as bad as we thought it was, with players fighting “extremely hard on both sides of…

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September 28, 2013

Gators Ground and Pound the Cats

Nick Roush 10:49pm September 28, 2013 9/28/13

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For 2 quarters the #BBN had high hopes for a Florida upset. The next two quarters weren’t so pretty. Matt Jones (of all the names) ate away at the Kentucky defense bit by bit on his way to recording 176 yards on the ground- 3 more total yards than the Kentucky offense. Jones joined Cat-killer…

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September 26, 2013

Tweet Beat: September Power Rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:30pm September 26, 2013 9/26/13

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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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The Leach Report

Tom Leach 7:00pm September 26, 2013 9/26/13

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KEY STORYLINES/MATCHUPS Fast start. Remember that first-quarter debacle at The Swamp in 2008, with two blocked punts? Starting with that game, Kentucky has not produced a first-quarter touchdown against the Gators. Over the last five seasons, the scores (in favor of Florida) after one quarter have been 28-0, 31-0, 14-0, 21-3 and last year’s 3-0.…

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September 24, 2013

Great Villains in Kentucky/Florida History

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:15pm September 24, 2013 9/24/13

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Let’s face it: the Kentucky/Florida football series is as lopsided as game of darts with Stevie Wonder. Kentucky’s 26-game losing streak ain’t pretty, and it certainly isn’t fun to talk about. Yet, if there’s anything Kentucky football fans have learned over the years, it’s finding humor in even the darkest places. Gainesville has given us…

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