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April 19, 2021

UK Men’s Soccer earns at-large bid for 2020 NCAA Tournament

Zack Geoghegan 4:00pm April 19, 2021 4/19/21 Comments Disabled

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For the 11th time in school history, Kentucky Men’s Soccer is heading to the NCAA Tournament. On Monday afternoon, the Selection Committee released the condensed 36-team bracket for the upcoming 2020 NCAA Tournament, which is scheduled to start on April 29 with a champion decided on May 17. Only 14 programs received at-large bids and…

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March 13, 2020

NCAA considered holding a 16-team tournament

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm March 13, 2020 3/13/20

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Here’s something that probably won’t make you feel much better. Before deciding to cancel the tournament, the NCAA considered a 16-team alternative, NCAA vice president of men’s basketball Dan Gavitt told the Associated Press. The next morning, Gavitt presented the idea to the men’s basketball selection committee. He said the hope was to play games…

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March 12, 2020

WATCH: Kentucky fans in Nashville on March Madness being canceled

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00pm March 12, 2020 3/12/20

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After the news that the 2020 SEC and NCAA Tournaments have been canceled due to the coronavirus, KSR walked around the eerily quiet streets of Nashville to interview the fans that are still here. We’re all heartbroken, but still love the Cats — even a Tennessee fan, who was an incredibly good sport.  

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John Calipari’s official statement on the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:19pm March 12, 2020 3/12/20

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“Today’s news has stunned all of us. It’s just now sinking in for me. As disappointed as we all are, this was the right decision for the health of our nation. “I’m saddened for everyone. My heart is broken for our guys, but I’m equally as disappointed for the thousands of student-athletes across the country…

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March 11, 2020

Mark Emmert says NCAA Tournament will be held without fans due to coronavirus

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:40pm March 11, 2020 3/11/20

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If March Madness happens without fans in the stands, does it really happen at all? We’re about to find out. NCAA President Mark Emmert just announced that the 2020 NCAA Tournament will be held without fans in attendance over fears of the coronavirus outbreak. Here is the statement from the NCAA: The NCAA COVID-19 Advisory…

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March 10, 2020

NCAA says decisions on tournament will be made “in the coming days”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:15pm March 10, 2020 3/10/20

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Four hours after announcing the NCAA Tournament will go on as planned amid the coronavirus outbreak, the NCAA has changed its tone this evening. The organization just sent out this update, which says decisions about the tournament will be made “in the coming days,” the strongest language yet. The statement comes a few hours after…

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Ohio Governor asks for no spectators at indoor sporting events

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:26pm March 10, 2020 3/10/20

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Only a few hours after NCAA President Mark Emmert released a statement saying that the NCAA Tournament will go on as planned, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has requested that indoor sporting events prohibit fans from attending due to coronavirus: ATHLETICS: For indoor events, we are asking for no events with spectators other than the athletes,…

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March 9, 2020

Thoughts From UK Hoops’ SEC Tournament and Looking Ahead to NCAAs

Zack Geoghegan 5:30pm March 9, 2020 3/9/20 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky Wildcats women’s basketball team went down to Greenville, SC with the expectation that they would come back to Lexington with a giant trophy and “2020 SEC Champions” engraved on the front plate. From the coaches down to the players, that was the goal. As we know, their goals were interrupted by a cold-shooting…

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