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January 30, 2021

MEMORY LANE: Kentucky in the Big 12/SEC Challenge

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm January 30, 2021 1/30/21

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Disclaimer: I wrote this post before the news that the game vs. Texas was canceled due to positive COVID cases within Kentucky’s program. Since we won’t be able to watch Kentucky Basketball today — and even if the game wasn’t canceled, it could have been ugly — let’s relive happier times, back when the Cats…

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January 29, 2021

Kentucky vs. Texas canceled due to positive cases within UK’s program

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm January 29, 2021 1/29/21

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BREAKING NEWS. Tomorrow’s game vs. Texas is off. Kentucky just announced that the game has been canceled due to positive cases within Kentucky’s program. Kentucky is now on a 48-hour pause. Here is the press release: The Kentucky men’s basketball program has been put on a 48-hour pause, including the cancellation of Saturday’s game vs.…

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Power ranking the best Big 12-SEC Challenge games this weekend

Aaron Torres 2:00pm January 29, 2021 1/29/21 Comments Disabled

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It’s no secret that the entire college basketball  season builds towards March, but one way to know that we’re inching closer to the finish line, weirdly, is the Big 12-SEC Challenge. That’s because while the Big 12-SEC Challenge doesn’t have the cache of some of college basketball’s early season events (the Maui Invitational, ACC-Big Ten…

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January 28, 2021

Texas players on limited roster, Rupp Arena, Jai Lucas

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm January 28, 2021 1/28/21 Comments Disabled

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Saturday will only be the third time Texas and Kentucky have played each other in basketball. The Cats beat the Longhorns 86-61 back in the 1993 Maui Invitational and 63-51 in the 2014 Big 12/SEC Challenge at Rupp Arena. Even though Kentucky is having a down year, Texas forward Kai Jones said he’s looking forward…

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January 4, 2021

Game time announced for Kentucky vs. Texas in Big 12/SEC Challenge

Drew Franklin 5:17pm January 4, 2021 1/4/21

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Kentucky’s upcoming Big 12/SEC Challenge game against the Texas Longhorns earned the 8 p.m. time slot on January 30th, UK announced today. It will be played in Rupp Arena and broadcast to you at home on ESPN. Only the third meeting between the two schools, the game is the last on Kentucky’s non-conference schedule, and…

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November 2, 2020

Jai Lucas on Kentucky playing Texas in Big 12/SEC Challenge

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm November 2, 2020 11/2/20

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Having spent two seasons at Texas as a player and seven as an assistant, Jai Lucas knows the Longhorns better than almost anyone. So, when the news broke a few weeks ago that Kentucky is playing Texas in the Big 12/SEC Challenge this season, he had quite a different reaction than the rest of the…

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January 24, 2020

An Opposing Coach Gives a Scouting Report on How to Beat Texas Tech

Aaron Torres 6:00pm January 24, 2020 1/24/20

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It’s a tradition as old as time: Kentucky playing in the marquee game of a college basketball event. It happened in the Champions Classic, it happened in the CBS Sports Classic, and it will again happen Saturday as the Wildcats visit Texas Tech for a mega-showdown in the Big 12-SEC Challenge. And make no mistake:…

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The OTT Podcast: Big 12/SEC Mascot Challenge

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am January 24, 2020 1/24/20 Comments Disabled

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The Big 12/SEC Challenge takes place this weekend, so The OTT Podcast crew is here to break it down…by mascots! Highlights include: — Our thoughts on Kentucky’s latest run and how we feel about March — Which mascot would win the Big 12/SEC Challenge — The dangers of podcasting on cold medicine — What Fake…

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January 23, 2020

Texas Tech giving students free beer before the Kentucky game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm January 23, 2020 1/23/20

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As if Lubbock, Texas wasn’t going to be wild enough for the Kentucky game on Saturday, Texas Tech is giving its students free beer before the game.  Yesterday, Red Raiders coach Chris Beard and point guard Davide Moretti invited students to a tailgate beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday with free food and beer (for…

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Power Ranking Every Big 12-SEC Challenge Game

Aaron Torres 8:00pm January 23, 2020 1/23/20

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Sometimes in life, two completely opposite things can both be true. Take this weekend’s Big 12-SEC Challenge for example. On the one hand it can be true that this is an awesome event, a fun way to break up the college hoops season, and challenge yourself with a late out of conference game. It shows…

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