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November 25, 2020

Catch up on KSR’s 2020-21 Basketball Previews

KSR 11:30am November 25, 2020 11/25/20

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Tonight, Kentucky finally tips off the 2020-21 basketball season. Getting to know the team has been a little bit different this year; instead of rushing frantically around the Joe Craft Center on Media Day for soundbites, we’ve been introduced to the guys on Zoom. Here are some of our favorite stories on each player, along…

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November 10, 2020

Isaiah Jackson grew up wanting to be a guard, but was born to block shots

Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm November 10, 2020 11/10/20

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Kentucky freshman forward Isaiah Jackson may be known as a rim-running big man with elite talent on the defensive end of the floor, but he grew up wanting to play with the ball in his hands as a primary guard. Boasting solid ball-handling, passing and shooting skills, Jackson spent time on the perimeter early on…

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Isaiah Jackson on realizing his dream of playing for Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm November 10, 2020 11/10/20

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Nine years ago, the 2011-12 Kentucky team began its march to the program’s eighth NCAA Championship, led by freak-of-nature freshman Anthony Davis. Watching from home in Waterford, Michigan, a nine-year-old Isaiah Jackson was hooked. “That’s when I started, I just fell in love with it,” Jackson said of Kentucky Basketball. “I could tell [that] here,…

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November 6, 2020

BJ Boston feels like “a dog in a cage” waiting for season to start

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm November 6, 2020 11/6/20

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This morning, Kentucky finally released the 2020-21 basketball schedule, and if you think you’re happy about it, imagine being one of the players. When asked about the schedule on a Zoom with reporters this afternoon, BJ Boston broke out in a smile. “I’m excited. I feel like a dog in a cage. I’m just ready…

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October 30, 2020

Obi Toppin helped Jacob Toppin prep for his first UK media session

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm October 30, 2020 10/30/20

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Jacob Toppin is used to being asked about his brother. Last year, Obi Toppin was consensus National Player of the Year after a breakout sophomore season at Dayton and is projected to be a top five pick in next month’s NBA Draft. When Jacob decided to transfer to Kentucky from Rhode Island back in April,…

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October 29, 2020

Olivier Sarr’s first impressions of Kentucky, the place and team

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:05pm October 29, 2020 10/29/20

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Olivier Sarr arrived in Lexington back in June, but due to the pandemic, has yet to get the true Kentucky Basketball experience. Normally, players are initiated into the Big Blue Nation with offseason camps and clinics, full of adoring fans and autograph requests; Madness campout, the true epitome of “you people are crazy”; and Madness…

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October 28, 2020

5 Fun Facts About Olivier Sarr

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30pm October 28, 2020 10/28/20

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Now cleared to play this season, Olivier Sarr took his turn in front of the Kentucky media today on Zoom. We’ve already shared some stories with you — how he was so excited when he heard about his waiver he almost picked John Calipari up off the ground and how he’s modeling his game after…

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Olivier Sarr on the moment he found out he was eligible

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm October 28, 2020 10/28/20

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It’s been one week since Olivier Sarr found out he is eligible to play for Kentucky this season and the seven-footer from France is still smiling. On a Zoom with reporters today, Sarr recalled the exact moment John Calipari delivered the good news, which made Sarr so happy he almost picked his 61-year-old coach off…

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