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September 15, 2020

Champions Classic to take place in Orlando bubble, per report

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am September 15, 2020 9/15/20

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It’s looking more and more like the Champions Classic will take place in the Orlando bubble. Last week, Jon Rothstein tweeted that Orlando was considering hosting the event, which includes Kentucky, Kansas, Duke, and Michigan State and was originally scheduled for November 10 in Chicago. This morning, Rothstein is reporting that the Champions Classic is…

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November 6, 2019

Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 196: Champions Classic Recap + Alabama Coach Nate Oats

KSR 1:30pm November 6, 2019 11/6/19 Comments Disabled

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It was a thrilling night at Madison Square Garden and Aaron Torres is here to recap it all in a new episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast. He discusses Kentucky’s thrilling win, Kansas’s devastating loss and then is joined by new Alabama hoops coach Nate Oats. Here is a rundown of today’s show: Champions…

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Kentucky Knocked Off The No. 1 Team in the Country – And Didn’t Play Close to Their Best Game

Aaron Torres 12:00pm November 6, 2019 11/6/19

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Forgive me for the very cliché opening sentence, but what a difference a year can make. A season ago Kentucky opened up in the Champions Classic, and well, you know how things went. The loss to Duke on opening night wasn’t just a loss, but so much more. It made Kentucky fans (understandably) question everything.…

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RECAP: Tyrese Maxey leads Kentucky past No. 1 Michigan State

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:15am November 6, 2019 11/6/19

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Some players are made for the stage, and it’s hard to come up with a bigger one than tonight’s. In Madison Square Garden, No. 2 Kentucky knocked off No. 1 Michigan State 69-62 to start the season in large part thanks to Tyrese Maxey. The freshman guard came off the bench to score 26 points,…

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November 5, 2019

Scouting Report: Michigan State Spartans

Brandon Ramsey 8:30pm November 5, 2019 11/5/19

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Basketball season is finally here!!!  Before diving in, a quick note on these scouting reports that will run prior to every game.  I am writing these as if they are being handed to you as a player.  I coached college basketball for the last 6 years before taking a job in the “real world” 3…

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November 4, 2019

Michigan State’s Kyle Ahrens expected to play tomorrow

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:50pm November 4, 2019 11/4/19

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Michigan State got some good news on the injury front heading into tomorrow’s Champions Classic. Fifth-year senior guard Kyle Ahrens is expected to play after suffering a high ankle sprain in the Spartans’ preseason scrimmage vs. Gonzaga on October 19. “Hopefully Kyle Ahrens, he’s been progressing in practice, will definitely be able to play,” Tom…

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Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 195: Florida State Coaching Search + Champions Classic with Rob Dauster

KSR 1:45pm November 4, 2019 11/4/19

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Oh what a weekend it was in the college sports landscape and Aaron Torres is here to discuss it all with you. He discusses the suddenly vacant Florida State football coaching job and who he thinks the right coach is to fill the position. Then he previews the Champions Classic with NBC Sports’ Rob Dauster…

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November 3, 2019

WATCH: John Calipari and players preview Michigan State

Maggie Davis 10:30pm November 3, 2019 11/3/19 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky basketball team is in full-on Champions Classic mode. John Calipari and his team of Wildcats are in the process of preparing to take on the No. 1 team in the country, Michigan State, this Tuesday night in Madison Square Garden. To celebrate, Calipari, Ashton Hagans and Immanuel Quickley met with the media Sunday…

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Calipari on EJ Montgomery: “He’s just gotta get better”

Maggie Davis 10:00pm November 3, 2019 11/3/19

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EJ Montgomery and his off-season improvements have been one of the main storylines throughout Kentucky’s pre-season as well as throughout the Cats’ two opening exhibition games. The front court is already a bit of a weak spot for the Cats, and Nick Richards’ potentially-lingering injury doesn’t help (get an update on his ankle here). Montgomery…

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Hagans, Quickley reflect on last year’s Champions Classic

Maggie Davis 9:00pm November 3, 2019 11/3/19

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I don’t have to remind you about what happened when Kentucky saw Zion Williamson and Duke in the 2018 Champions Classic (and I’m not going to). But it’s a new year, and this time the Wildcats will see a different highly-rated team: Michigan State. Even though Kentucky lost guys like PJ Washington, Tyler Herro, Keldon…

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