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July 8, 2020

Getting to know the new guy: BJ Boston

Aaron Torres 8:00pm July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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The 2020-2021 Kentucky Wildcat basketball team has officially arrived on campus. And while there is still some uncertainty about what exactly the season will look like (Mitch Barnhart is hoping for at least 50 percent capacity at Rupp Arena) the games will eventually get played. And because of it, it’s never too early to get…

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June 19, 2020

BJ Boston named USA Today’s High School Athlete of the Year in California

Jack Pilgrim 12:30pm June 19, 2020 6/19/20

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The accolades continue to roll in for Kentucky basketball signee BJ Boston. In Thursday evening’s USA Today Sports Awards, the 6-foot-7 guard was named California’s Basketball Player of the Year and Athlete of the Year. In the Basketball Player of the Year race, Boston defeated fellow top-ten prospects Evan Mobley and Ziaire Williams, who signed…

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June 8, 2020

LOOK: BJ Boston receives McDonald’s All-American jersey

Maggie Davis 11:00am June 8, 2020 6/8/20 Comments Disabled

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This year’s basketball recruiting class will not be able to compete in the annual McDonald’s All-American game, but some of the class’s biggest stars are still being recognized for their accomplishments. Kentucky commit BJ Boston Jr. received his jersey during a special ceremony put on by his school, Sierra Canyon. His classmate and fellow McDonald’s…

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BJ Boston is a Top Five Pick in 2021 NBA Mock Draft

Nick Roush 10:30am June 8, 2020 6/8/20 Comments Disabled

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The 2020 NBA Draft has been postponed to October, four months later than usual, thanks to the coronavirus. Now with more time than ever to dissect every single possible selection, draft analysts are getting a head start on the 2021 NBA Draft. Kyle Boone from CBS Sports looked ahead to predict each selection in 2021 and…

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June 4, 2020

BJ Boston named one of CBS Sports’ Top Impact Freshmen

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm June 4, 2020 6/4/20

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High expectations are the norm for freshman at Kentucky, and CBS Sports just set the bar high for BJ Boston. Kyle Boone ranked Boston sixth on his list of the top 16 incoming freshman that will have an immediate impact on their teams this season, writing that the five-star shooting guard’s reliable scoring will help soften…

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May 11, 2020

“We’re Ready”: BJ Boston and his future teammates are excited for the challenge ahead

Aaron Torres 11:30pm May 11, 2020 5/11/20

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(Editor’s note: To read KSR’s full profile on incoming recruit BJ Boston, click here) It’s now been two full months since the 2019-2020 college basketball season came to an end, with everyone’s full attention now turned to the 2020-2021 campaign. And with Olivier Sarr’s commitment last week we are starting to get a real feel…

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Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 252: The Last Dance + Kansas and Zion in Trouble? + BJ Boston joins the show

KSR 11:30am May 11, 2020 5/11/20 Comments Disabled

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It’s Monday and even with no sports it’s still another jam-packed episode of the Aaron Torres Podcast. Aaron opens the show by discussing “The Last Dance,” Kansas’ problems with the NCAA and Zion and Duke in hot water. Then he welcomes future Kentucky Wildcat BJ Boston to the show. Here is a full rundown of…

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May 3, 2020

B.J. Boston is working hard for the Big Blue Nation during his time off

Zack Geoghegan 12:30pm May 3, 2020 5/3/20

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One of John Calipari’s most prized recruits isn’t letting the lack of organized basketball stop him from getting better every day. On Saturday, the No. 8 player in the country according to 247 Sports and incoming Kentucky freshman B.J. Boston gave the Big Blue Nation some reassurance with the upcoming basketball season still in limbo. And it sounds…

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April 17, 2020

WATCH: Joel Justus previews Kentucky’s incoming freshman class

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm April 17, 2020 4/17/20

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Over the past few weeks, Kentucky lost its entire starting lineup to the NBA Draft, Nate Sestina to graduation, and Johnny Juzang to UCLA, leaving Keion Brooks as the only scholarship player who actually logged minutes last year on the roster. John Calipari has another daunting rebuild ahead of him, but after listening to Joel…

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April 2, 2020

Next Man Up: Family and basketball fuel future Wildcat BJ Boston

Aaron Torres 11:00pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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[Ed. Note: This is the second installment of KSR’s “Next Man Up” series profiling Kentucky’s 2020 signees. Previously Jack Pilgrim wrote about Lance Ware] It’s a dark, gloomy, evening, cold by California standards – somewhere in the upper 40’s. The winds that whip through the pristine high school campus, tucked in the San Fernando Valley,…

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