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February 15, 2021

Today On KSR: Snow, UKWBB at Florida, former Cats in the news and more

Drew Franklin 8:30am February 15, 2021 2/15/21

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Good morning and Happy Presidents Day.  If you’re in Kentucky, and many of you are, you woke up to more snow and ice on the ground. Those of you getting out in it, be careful and good luck on the roads; everyone else, enjoy your day inside. Some things to know from the weekend and…

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January 26, 2021

BBNBA: SGA shines again, Murray ejected for getting too handsy

Zack Geoghegan 2:00pm January 26, 2021 1/26/21 Comments Disabled

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Good afternoon, folks. Jamal Murray tried to make sure there would be no Tim Hardaway III. Let’s talk BBNBA. RECAP SGA’s big night overshadows Kanter’s 22 rebounds It seems like every other daily BBNBA recap is headlined by another spectacular performance from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. So why would today be any different? On Monday night against…

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July 16, 2020

Whodunit: Which coach called Ashton Hagans trash?

Drew Franklin 11:00pm July 16, 2020 7/16/20

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One mystery college basketball coach stirred up a resting Big Blue Nation with his comments about Ashton Hagans in Sam Vecenie’s “2020 NBA Draft College Coaches Poll: What to make of Kentucky’s prospects?” over at The Athletic. Someone who coached against Kentucky last season told Vecenie, “Don’t even get me started on Hagans. I think…

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July 15, 2020

John Calipari responds to coaches’ anonymous criticism of players

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm July 15, 2020 7/15/20

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Earlier today, Sam Vecenie released his annual NBA Draft College Coaches Poll featuring anonymous quotes on this year’s draft hopefuls. The comments about Kentucky’s guys, specifically Ashton Hagans, have drawn a lot of attention, prompting a response from assistant coach Joel Justus and now, John Calipari himself. After one coach’s quote about Ashton Hagans being…

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Coaches share their REAL thoughts on Kentucky’s draft prospects

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am July 15, 2020 7/15/20

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What do coaches really think about Kentucky’s draft prospects? Thanks to The Athletic’s Sam Vecenie, we have a better idea. Over 60 Division I coaches spoke to Vecenie in exchange for anonymity, and the comments about Tyrese Maxey, Immanuel Quickley, Ashton Hagans, Nick Richards, EJ Montgomery, and even Kahlil Whitney are all across the board,…

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June 26, 2020

WATCH: Ashton Hagans is putting in plenty of pre-draft work

Zack Geoghegan 7:45pm June 26, 2020 6/26/20

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The postponement of the 2020 NBA Draft has given Ashton Hagans even more time to improve his game – and it’s clearly working. We haven’t seen much of Hagans since he declared for the draft back in early April, but he gave everybody a taste of what he’s been up to during his time off…

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June 18, 2020

Ashton Hagans, Nick Richards listed as second-round sleepers

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm June 18, 2020 6/18/20

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Ashton Hagans and Nick Richards don’t generate the same amount of buzz as fellow Kentucky draft hopefuls Tyrese Maxey and Immanuel Quickley, but both were listed as potential second-round sleepers in a recent article by Yahoo Sports’ Krysten Peek. Peek singled Hagans and Richards out as two of five players she believes could have boosted…

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June 3, 2020

SI.com predicts all 60 picks in new NBA mock draft

Drew Franklin 6:00pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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Jeremy Woo over at SI.com released a new NBA mock draft Wednesday afternoon with predictions for all 60 picks in this year’s NBA draft, whenever that is. The website waited almost two whole months before releasing a new mock draft, and today we now know what Woo sees for the NBA hopefuls in this year’s…

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May 5, 2020

How Ashton Hagans’ decision to return affected Tyrese Maxey

Alex Weber 9:00pm May 5, 2020 5/5/20

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Ashton Hagans

Ashton Hagans is a complicated basketball player, but a disclaimer first: He deserves to be beloved. Dude left e-v-e-r-y-thing on the court and is the best defensive guard to pass through Kentucky in my lifetime. He also exits for the NBA in a world currently befouled by a pandemic. But despite COVID-19, Hagans’ NBA stock…

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April 30, 2020

Ashton Hagans signs with CAA

Drew Franklin 4:45pm April 30, 2020 4/30/20

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The popular CAA sports agency announced Ashton Hagans as one of its new clients on Friday. “Blessed to be apart of something special,” Hagans replied. The CAA Family keeps getting stronger ? Blessed to have @H23Ash onboard! pic.twitter.com/KU5pdGNN25 — CAA Basketball (@CAA_Basketball) April 30, 2020 Hagans joins a long list of NBA clients in CAA’s…

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