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April 6, 2020

Monday Morning Headlines: Hagans Out, Other Headlines In

Drew Franklin 9:00am April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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Welcome to another weird Monday morning. Today we again begin the week with the headlines from another sports-less weekend, although this time there was at least a little bit of news regarding your favorite basketball team. We drop that, and more, to get you going this a.m.     Ashton Hagans is gone. Ashton Hagans…

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April 1, 2020

Kansas’ Marcus Garrett wins Naismith Defensive Player of the Year

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20

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A few minutes ago, the Naismith Defensive Player of the Year was announced; unfortunately, it is not Ashton Hagans. Kansas’ Marcus Garrett beat out Hagans, Duke’s Tre Jones, and Baylor’s Mark Vital for the honor, which is presented by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. Hagans’ defense is still worth celebrating. The sophomore guard posted a team-high…

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March 24, 2020

John Calipari on the mood when Ashton Hagans rejoined the team, NBA Draft decision

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm March 24, 2020 3/24/20 Comments Disabled

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We will never know how Kentucky’s 2019-20 season would have ended because of the coronavirus pandemic, but in their final days together, John Calipari liked what he saw. Even though Ashton Hagans left the team the week of the Florida game, Calipari said the vibe when he rejoined the group was special. “This was really…

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March 23, 2020

Ashton Hagans named finalist for Naismith Defensive Player of the Year

Jack Pilgrim 10:35am March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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Kentucky sophomore guard Ashton Hagans has been named one of four finalists for the Naismith Defensive Player of the Year award. In an official announcement made this morning, Hagans was joined by Kansas’ Marcus Garrett, Duke’s Tre Jones, and Baylor’s Mark Vital as the remaining contenders for the prestigious honor. The winner will be announced…

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March 22, 2020

How No NBA Combine Would Affect Kentucky Draft Hopefuls

Zack Geoghegan 1:30pm March 22, 2020 3/22/20 Comments Disabled

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On Saturday, it was reported by Jon Rothstein that the chances of a 2020 NBA Draft Combine are growing less and less likely. With the remainder of the 2019-20 NBA season still in limbo, this wasn’t unexpected. For the last few days, several reliable personalities in the media have suggested there likely won’t be a…

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March 19, 2020

Three Kentucky Wildcats make Sam Vecenie’s new NBA Mock Draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:15pm March 19, 2020 3/19/20

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Thanks to the coronavirus, “Stay or Go Season” is here earlier than we all would have liked and will be even crazier than usual. There is growing buzz that the NBA Draft (June 25) will be pushed back, as will the Draft Combine (May 21). Individual and group workouts are out for the foreseeable future,…

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March 11, 2020

John Calipari and the latest on Ashton Hagans

Nick Roush 3:00pm March 11, 2020 3/11/20

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“What’s going on with Ashton Hagans?”  John Calipari has been asked that question many times this week. Before getting in front of a podium in Nashville Thursday to answer that question one more time, he addressed the matter in an interview with Larry Glover on WVLK. Coach Cal restated that Ashton Hagans is back with…

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March 8, 2020

RECAP: How UK Won, Why It Was So Impressive

Drew Franklin 1:00am March 8, 2020 3/8/20

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Of all the great SEC road wins in Kentucky’s history, you won’t find many as impressive as the improbable comeback the Cats pulled off down in Gainesville today. UK trailed the Gators by 18 points in the second half and held a lead for only 12 seconds in the entire game, yet somehow escaped with…

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March 7, 2020

John Calipari, players comment on Ashton Hagans’ absence

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:11pm March 7, 2020 3/7/20

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The fact that Kentucky was able to leave Florida with a win after being down 18 points with 12 minutes to go is stunning. The fact that they were able to do it after all of the drama of the week, which included Ashton Hagans taking a temporary leave of absence for personal reasons, is…

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March 6, 2020

Keion Brooks says locker room tension is “just part of the game”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm March 6, 2020 3/6/20

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What’s going on in Kentucky’s locker room right now? John Calipari dismissed the drama from the Tennessee game, but Keion Brooks acknowledged there’s been some tension between his teammates, which is “just part of the game.” “It’s been great like usual,” Brooks said of the locker room this week. “We’re competitors. We’re not always going…

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