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August 2, 2020

EJ Montgomery’s decision to leave UK wasn’t “bad” – it was complicated

Alex Weber 9:00pm August 2, 2020 8/2/20

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EJ Montgomery’s decision to leave Kentucky after his sophomore season is a common one throughout the past decade of Kentucky basketball. Also common is Kentucky fans’ disagreement with players and when they should depart for the professional ranks. Montgomery averaged just six points and five rebounds per game as a sophomore in 2020, but he…

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July 31, 2020

How you can watch Kentucky recruit Skyy Clark play basketball this weekend

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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A top high school recruit is suiting up to play basketball this weekend and you can watch him in action. Skyy Clark, one of Kentucky’s top recruiting targets out of the class of 2022, is set to play for the Atlanta Celtics at the Who Wants the Smoke event on Saturday down in Georgia. Clark…

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July 19, 2020

LOOK: Isaiah Jackson is masked up and on UK’s campus

Zack Geoghegan 12:30pm July 19, 2020 7/19/20

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It’s been the talk of the weekend and now we have visual proof: Isaiah Jackson has officially arrived in Lexington with members of his family making the trip. The incoming freshman reportedly made it to campus on Saturday, exactly two weeks after his original move-in date. The reason for the delay has not been disclosed.…

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July 17, 2020

ESPN tabs Kentucky as a “winner” of basketball transfer season

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm July 17, 2020 7/17/20

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John Calipari hit up the transfer portal harder than Kentucky fans are typically accustomed to, but it’s already paying off in the eyes of the media. ESPN released its list of which programs they believe succeeded or failed in the transfer market this summer. Coming in as one of the 17 schools tabbed as “winners”,…

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July 14, 2020

DeMarcus Cousins says he had thoughts about attending an HBCU

Zack Geoghegan 10:15pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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DeMarcus Cousins’ career at Kentucky panned out well for him, but what if he had attended an HBCU? In a recent interview with Bleacher Report’s Taylor Rooks, Cousins explains how he might have done things differently back when he was a senior in high school if he were given the opportunity. After the announcement that…

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John Calipari expands on new McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20 Comments Disabled

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Following a Monday morning announcement, Kentucky Men’s Basketball head coach John Calipari took to Zoom on Tuesday as he talked to reporters about the inner workings of the new-founded John McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative, a coach-driven program designed to create opportunities for minorities within college athletics. Working with fellow head coaches across multiple sports, including…

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WATCH/TRANSCRIPT: John Calipari’s virtual media press conference

Zack Geoghegan 6:45pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20 Comments Disabled

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John Calipari showed off his quarantine beard during a media press conference via Zoom on Tuesday, and he had plenty more to share. Most importantly, the Kentucky Men’s head basketball coach spoke about a new Minority Leadership Initiative that he is helping spearhead, going into detail about the ins and outs of the program. Calipari…

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July 12, 2020

KSR Exclusive: “Authentic” Scenes from Inside the BBNBA Bubble

Wynn McDonald 6:00pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

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**DISCLAIMER: These quotes are definitely not real. This is a satirical piece written with the intent to entertain, not to inform.** The long-awaited NBA restart is now less than three weeks away, and with players arriving in their hotel rooms this week, scenes from the carefully-maintained Orlando “bubble” are already flooding in on social media.…

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July 5, 2020

UK vs. Bellarmine? Yeah, it Needs to Happen

Wynn McDonald 2:00pm July 5, 2020 7/5/20

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If you haven’t heard, the shortlist of NCAA Division I schools in the state of Kentucky gained a new member this summer: the Bellarmine University Knights. After crushing it for the last decade-plus in Division II, Bellarmine announced their move to join the top level of college basketball last year, joining the Atlantic Sun Conference.…

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July 3, 2020

REPORT: Jacob Toppin plans to sit out 2020-21 season

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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In news we all expected to hear, Jacob Toppin is planning to sit out the 2020-21 season. According to a report by Cats Pause, the transfer from Rhode Island will not be able to gain immediate eligibility through the NCAA in order to play in the upcoming season. Unlike fellow Kentucky transfer Olivier Sarr, Toppin…

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