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KSR Show Thread 3/20: Live from Jacksonville

Good morning, friends, and welcome to the Wednesday edition of Kentucky Sports Radio, which is coming to you live from Jacksonville, Florida. Tune in to hear about the gang’s trip to the Sunshine State and the latest on PJ Washington’s mysterious foot injury.

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85 Comments for KSR Show Thread 3/20: Live from Jacksonville



  1. secrick
    9:59 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    GO CATS



    • Realme
      10:08 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      I concur.



    • J-Dub421
      10:19 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      C-A-T-S! CATS! CATS! CATS!

  2. So Tennessee has Colgate. That’ll be the closest Tennessee has ever gotten to Colgate in their life.



    • RealCatsFan
      10:16 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      cg, as a University-6 player once famously stated, Colgate is one of those “academic schools”. πŸ˜€



    • J-Dub421
      10:18 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      According to the academic bracket, Kentucky is one of those academic schools. πŸ˜‰



    • RealCatsFan
      10:20 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      UNCheat is one of those fake academic schools.



    • runningunnin.454
      10:20 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      I thought you were talking about oral hygiene, Hah. More coffee, please.



    • J-Dub421
      10:21 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      UNC should be, since they just had out A’s like candy.

    • And of course I saw where a UT fan tweeted:

      “We get Colgate because we care about dental hygiene. That being said, too bad they’re not a school called Polident, would be a perfect opponent for Kentucky.”

      Touche, my friend, touche.

      BTW, will a UT player say “This ain’t no spelling bee!” I know that was Cornell for us, but still.

    • If Auburn plays UNCheat, I will be the biggest Auburn fan who isn’t really a fan in Montgomery!!!



    • spincr4hire
      11:30 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      CG. Same



    • TroyMcKinleysJumpShot
      10:39 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      I know that facts are optional, but….. Actually Morristown, Tennessee is home to the plant where Colgate toothpaste is made. LOL



    • RealCatsFan
      10:58 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Tennessee fans making fun of oral hygiene in Kentucky. Now that’s rich!

    • spincr, you’re in Montgomery? I remember a commenter once saying he lived here too.



  3. J-Dub421
    10:12 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    PJ in a boot gives me some concern.



    • RealCatsFan
      10:15 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      And the guys talking about MRI’s and such doesn’t give me a warm fuzzy feeling. πŸ™



    • Realme
      10:18 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      I’ll worry if they say he’s missing practice.



    • runningunnin.454
      10:18 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Pat Riley had a toe infection during the 1966 championship game.



    • J-Dub421
      10:20 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      We can beat Abilene Christian without him.



    • ClutchCargo
      10:21 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      And look how that one turned out, rg!!! Dammit!!!



    • J-Dub421
      10:22 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      So RG is saying we get to the title game…..



    • ClutchCargo
      10:22 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      I think we’re fine tomorrow with or without PJ. I’d be ok if he sat out just for even more precautionary reasons if it helps us Saturday and beyond.

    • Pat should have gone to the Toe Bro!!!



    • runningunnin.454
      10:35 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Sorry, J-D; we’re not going anywhere without PJ.

    • When I read the headline about PJ last night I did the Darth Vader “nnnnnnnnNNNNNNNNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!” that he did when Palpatine falsely told him he had killed Padme.



  4. ClutchCargo
    10:16 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    It’s understandable. We have been conditioned to worry a little when there is possible injury around tournament time.



  5. RealCatsFan
    10:19 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    For all the people who want to say the Cats will have no chance if PJ is out, remember 2014, when we got to the finals with out Willie out. Maybe this year Tyler Herro will be our Aaron Harrison. Never count the Cats out – EVERYONE should remember that! (Hey, Cal has even mentioned making a tweak, so there’s that!)



    • thomaswaynem
      10:21 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Which could be because PJ is hurt….thus the need for a tweak of those two being on the floor at the same time.



    • runningunnin.454
      10:22 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      He said he was going to play EJ and Nick together. We’ve already done that many times?

    • And we lost a close game to UCONN that we probably would have won with Willie. We’ll never know of course. *sigh*



    • RealCatsFan
      11:02 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      I really think the issue against UConn was that Randle was hurt. He was limping noticeably during warmups, and was not himself during the game. Having Willie would have been nice for rim protection against their guards.

      And of course Rex hexed us…

      AAAAAAAUUUGGGHHH!! You had to bring that loss up!



    • Iamheasyouarehe
      11:15 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      As Matt ALWAYS says “It is what it is”.



  6. secrick
    10:24 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    GO GOPHERS



  7. Iamheasyouarehe
    10:25 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    We’ve been pretty lucky with injuries? What about WCS and Poythress?



    • runningunnin.454
      10:32 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      I’m convinced those injuries cost us two titles.



    • Iamheasyouarehe
      10:33 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      No doubt in my mind about that!

    • DA in 97 also. Mike Casey in like 1970 or so.



    • Iamheasyouarehe
      10:37 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Matt was talking about during the Cal years, there have been others not during Cal’s time here.



    • J-Dub421
      10:55 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Losing Poythress cost us the title in 2015, no doubt in my mind about that.



    • RealCatsFan
      11:05 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Kentucky has had some crappy luck with injuries through the years. Bowie, Anderson, Patterson, Bogans, Dent, Noel, Willie, Poythress – I know I am leaving a few out. Yeah, I know, everybody has injuries, but we have had some devastating ones.



    • Iamheasyouarehe
      11:08 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Don’t forget Dale Brown.

    • Yeah, I always seem to forget one. We could so easily be trying to tie or pass UCLA right now, or even extend a lead, but oh well.



    • Iamheasyouarehe
      11:44 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      At what point does karma finally catch up with K and duke? I sure hope I’m alive to see it.



    • RealCatsFan
      11:56 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Iam, I am absolutely going to dance a jig when the Vampire retires.



    • RealCatsFan
      11:57 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Somehow we need to find a way to hasten that. Hit him with some holy water, expose him to daylight, or the trusty wooden stake. Heck, if we could just cut off his supply of fresh blood, that would help.

      Wonder what would happen if the entire opposing student section showed up at a dook game with silver crosses?



    • Iamheasyouarehe
      12:01 pm March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Me too RealCats, I’m even willing to wear a necklace of garlic 365 days a year to get rid of him.

  8. Keith Bogans when we lost to the Marquette Wades.



  9. runningunnin.454
    10:46 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    Congrats to the Belmont coach, After 43 years and over 800 wins, he gets his first NCAA tournament win. Good game, too.



    • secrick
      10:54 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Yep that’s right and congrats to Temples coach , calling it quits .



    • RealCatsFan
      11:07 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      John Chaney is retiring? πŸ˜€



    • ClutchCargo
      11:20 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Killing Cal is on his bucket list, and he doesn’t have time to do that while coaching.



  10. ClutchCargo
    11:23 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    Ugh… That Adam Edelen for Gov jingle is the worst thing I have heard in a very long time.



    • Realme
      11:25 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      I would absolutely vote against him because of that cheesiness. I think all politicians are bs anyways, so am happy to vote for dumb or petty reasons. πŸ™‚



    • J-Dub421
      11:27 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      It will be stuck in your head all day.

    • I’m waiting for the Magic Vapor Shop guy to run and do the same style commercial as his shop. lol



    • Iamheasyouarehe
      11:31 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      It’s always the songs I hate the most that get stuck in my head, funny how that works.



    • ClutchCargo
      11:35 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      My ears kind of slammed shut after a few seconds, so maybe I’ll get through the day okay. But that was a stern test of my selective hearing.



  11. J-Dub421
    11:26 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    Going from UK to juco is quite the fall from grace for BCG.



    • ClutchCargo
      11:32 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      It would seem that way. But he is a really strange dude (shocker) and is probably much better suited to flying under the radar like he is now. UK was probably the worst thing that ever happened to him.



    • Realme
      11:34 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      I feel sorry for him. It’s like coaching at UK broke him.



    • ClutchCargo
      11:37 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Same. I can’t even be mad at him for running UK basketball into a ditch, because it took that to get Cal. We’re even.



    • runningunnin.454
      11:42 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      UK was too much for BCG and Sutton; and, I think alcohol was part of it.



    • Iamheasyouarehe
      11:45 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      From what I understand it was not just alcohol with Sutton.



  12. runningunnin.454
    11:34 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    Rooferee sucks; never want to see him again, unless he’s calling a Div II game.



    • Realme
      11:36 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      So glad KSR fought it out in court instead of settling with that jackass for any amount.



    • runningunnin.454
      11:38 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      And, he can take the UT refs with him. Bums.



    • RealCatsFan
      11:42 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      When Matt said he had an announcement to make, I sucked in my breath, worrying that he was going to say that PJ is out for the tourney.



    • Realme
      11:47 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Same, rcf.



    • ClutchCargo
      11:47 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      You weren’t alone, RCF.



  13. RealCatsFan
    11:35 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    HA! The rooferee LOSES! No lawsuit FOR YOU!



  14. J-Dub421
    11:36 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    Ha! Suck it Rooferee! Case dismissed!



  15. spincr4hire
    11:36 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    F Higgins !



  16. ClutchCargo
    11:40 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    Let’s just hope we don’t see the Rooferee down the road in the tournament. You know he is out to get us now. But maybe that will be enough that he won’t be assigned to our games.



    • Realme
      11:42 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Yeah if he ends up being assigned to one of our games, might as well not even watch.



    • J-Dub421
      11:43 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      I would think/hope he can’t ever ref a UK game again since he sued KSR which is a UK affiliated site. Clearly he has bias against us now and it would be a conflict of interest.



    • ClutchCargo
      11:50 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      But we’re talking about the NCAA here, so logic has no place in this discussion. πŸ˜‰



  17. runningunnin.454
    11:49 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    Well, I’m not expecting good news re PJ. Cal with that EJ/Nick tweak thing was a smoke screen.
    Sorry about the half empty glass.



    • RealCatsFan
      11:53 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

      Hope you’re wrong. But I can see the logic.



  18. RealCatsFan
    11:54 am March 20, 2019 Permalink

    If Indiana wins the NIT, the stock of the popcorn box manufacturer will skyrocket.



  19. weneedpitino
    1:34 pm March 20, 2019 Permalink

    I’m sure that most of you have wondered where I was this morning. I have been busy and did not have time to share my knowledge and my 2 cents with you all today. It looks like you all had fun, have a great day. Go cats, and go more needed free time in life!!