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March 7, 2021

Today on KSR: Next stop, Nashville

Wynn McDonald 10:00am March 7, 2021 3/7/21

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Well folks, the time has come. For months now, we’ve suspected that the only way Kentucky was going to earn a ticket to the Big Dance was through the SEC Tournament. For at least a few weeks, we’ve known it for a fact. Now, it’s time to see if they’ve got what it takes to…

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March 6, 2021

Boston, Mintz only the second duo in school history to hit six 3-pointers each

Drew Franklin 2:28pm March 6, 2021 3/6/21

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Davion Mintz and BJ Boston were on fire from outside in Kentucky’s win over South Carolina on Saturday. The game’s leading scorers hit over half of their attempts from deep and made six 3-pointers apiece in only the second time in school history that two Wildcats hit six 3-pointers. B.J. Boston & Davion Mintz ??????…

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March 5, 2021

Calipari on Davion Mintz’s practice injury: “He’ll be fine.”

Drew Franklin 1:27pm March 5, 2021 3/5/21

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Kentucky Sports Radio told you about a minor injury to one of Kentucky’s main contributors in Thursday’s practice. That main contributor is Davion Mintz, sources told KSR, and John Calipari addressed the injury in his pre-South Carolina press conference without naming Mintz as the player. “We had a little freak thing that I don’t think…

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March 3, 2021

Will Davion Mintz take over at point guard? “Maybe,” says Calipari

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:10am March 3, 2021 3/3/21

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Is Davion Mintz Kentucky’s new point guard? John Calipari didn’t rule it out after tonight’s 70-62 loss to Ole Miss. With Devin Askew struggling, Mintz took the reins midway through the first half and made an instant impact, injecting much-needed life into Kentucky’s offense to cut a nine-point deficit to three by halftime. Mintz finished…

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February 27, 2021

LOOK: Kentucky’s 2021 Senior Day Ceremony

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:17pm February 27, 2021 2/27/21

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Before the game, Davion Mintz, Olivier Sarr, and Riley Welch went through Kentucky’s Senior Day ceremony (even though there’s still one more home game and some of them might return for another year. I digress.) Sarr’s family even Zoom’d in from France, surprising him with a jumbotron appearance. If you weren’t at Rupp to see…

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February 26, 2021

WATCH: UK’s Senior Day Press Conferences

Drew Franklin 4:00pm February 26, 2021 2/26/21

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All three of Kentucky’s seniors sat down in front of the can of expired Coca-Cola to preview Saturday’s home game against Florida, Senior Day for the most experienced Wildcats. Their individual basketball futures also came up in the conversations, and they each left open the possibility of returning, although Mintz is the only likely returnee…

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Mintz, Sarr agree: “Now, it’s just a different feeling out there”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:15pm February 26, 2021 2/26/21

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Kentucky is riding its second three-game winning streak of the season, but Davion Mintz and Olivier Sarr agree that this time around, something’s different. Today, both players told reporters that the team’s energy coming off wins over Auburn, Vanderbilt and No. 19 Tennessee is on another level compared to when the Cats beat Mississippi State,…

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Davion Mintz still undecided about using extra year of eligibility

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm February 26, 2021 2/26/21

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Davion Mintz will go through Senior Day ceremonies tomorrow, but that doesn’t mean his time as a Wildcat is over. Mintz told reporters today that he still hasn’t decided if he’s going to use the extra year of eligibility from the NCAA to return to Kentucky and finish his master’s degree, but wants to go…

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February 23, 2021

The Secret Behind Davion Mintz’s Success

Drew Franklin 12:00pm February 23, 2021 2/23/21

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Davion Mintz is on fire. In his last two games alone, Mintz hit nine 3-pointers on 56 percent shooting from outside. For a little perspective on that hot hand, he didn’t hit his ninth 3-pointer of the season until seven games in when he hit a season-high four 3-pointers as part of his career-high 19…

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February 20, 2021

Kentucky’s confidence soars after holding onto lead at Tennessee

Nick Roush 6:40pm February 20, 2021 2/20/21

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For the first time in a long time, Kentucky started the game on fire and never gave up a big lead. Despite a poor shooting effort in the second half, the Wildcats won 70-55 at Tennessee. “It was extremely important to know that we can do that,” Keion Brooks said after the game. “We can…

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