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Max Hooper’s Tuesday Morning Wakeup

Oakland University’s Max Hooper is my new favorite college basketball player and I’ve never seen him play one minute of college basketball. All I needed to know about Hooper is his name is Max Hooper and he has taken 88 shots this season — and all of them came from behind the three-point line.

Hooper has not attempted a single two-pointer in his 275 minutes of action as a senior:

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This has to be intentional, right? With all those minutes, it would be impossible to not take a shot inside the arc without intentionally avoiding it. And how long can he keep this up? Can he go all season? I’m fascinated by this and need to know more.

This is legendary.



Kentucky dropped in the polls this week.

The Cats fell out of the top 10 in both college basketball polls after Saturday’s massive disappointment in Brooklyn. UK is now ranked 12th in the AP poll and 11th in the USA Today poll, falling from fourth place this time last week.

Jamal Murray was “in the lab” late last night.

Murray sent out a tweet after midnight last night from “the lab,” wishing fans a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year:

Kentucky could really use another big game from Murray this coming Saturday when Louisville comes to town. It will be a challenging afternoon for him, matched up with a very good defender in Damion Lee.

Jay Williams compared Murray to Rodney Stuckey in this brief breakdown of Murray’s game.

“He’s one of the baddest cats we got in our game,” said Williams.

Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 and 16.

Towns became the second youngest player to score 25 points and grab 15 rebounds in the last 30 NBA seasons last night. The youngest? LeBron James.

This clip right here is just silly:

KAT is doing all he can to earn the Rookie of the Year award.

In honor of Louisville week, here’s a Mallard Fillmore cartoon from last month.

Got eem!

Kentucky is still without an offensive coordinator.

That may change soon after the Holiday Bowl on Christmas Eve when Cincinnati’s season officially ends. The Bearcats’ offensive coordinator is still rumored to be Mark Stoops’ top target for the same position in Lexington.

That wide receivers coach position needs to be filled, too.

Matt returns to KSR today.

He’s in Louisville with Jared Lorenzen for this morning’s show. They will talk UK’s loss, the offensive coordinator situation and the weekend in Brooklyn.

Tune in in an hour.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

4 Comments for Max Hooper’s Tuesday Morning Wakeup

  1. BigBlue2U
    9:21 am December 22, 2015 Permalink

    Does anyone else think it says something about a kid’s mentality when their Twitter avatar is sporting their national team jersey in the midst of college basketball season? I’m not saying there’s anything wrong with being proud of your roots…it’s just peculiar IMO.

    • Booby Petrino
      10:45 am December 22, 2015 Permalink

      I do not think it says anything about his mentality. I don’t find it peculiar. Some people don’t like to change their pictures much. I know I don’t.

    • somerset bill
      12:50 pm December 22, 2015 Permalink

      hard to see, but i am pretty sure that is his sixers uniform.

  2. somerset bill
    10:35 am December 22, 2015 Permalink

    towns clip is great. i like at the end, all 5 celtics in the shot, just standing there, while karl runs out of the frame. makes it look like they are stunned by what just occurred.

    max hooper. all-name team.