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January 21, 2020

Calipari credits growth of Richards and Quickley to conditioning, feels Montgomery is right on the cusp for same reason

Jack Pilgrim 11:10pm January 21, 2020 1/21/20

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If you think of the top two players on the Kentucky roster that have shown the most individual development from last season to the current one, it’s nearly impossible not to single out both Nick Richards and Immanuel Quickley right away. Since last season, Richards has more than tripled his scoring average (4.0 PPG to 13.4…

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January 20, 2020

Tony Barbee Believes EJ Montgomery is Progressing just like Nick Richards

Nick Roush 1:22pm January 20, 2020 1/20/20

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Unlike many other years under John Calipari’s watch, the Kentucky Wildcats aren’t playing with immediate difference-makers in the paint. Now primarily operating with upperclassmen, Tony Barbee sees the post players taking positive steps in their developmental process. Nick Richards is a late-bloomer under Calipari standards. Those standards are lightyears ahead of typical college basketball expectations.…

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January 14, 2020

5 Notes From Kenny Payne’s Pre-South Carolina Press Conference

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm January 14, 2020 1/14/20

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Earlier today, Kentucky Associate Head Coach Kenny Payne met with reporters to preview the Cats’ trip to South Carolina. He spoke mostly about Nick Richards’ progress — comments we’ll share with you in just a bit — but Kentucky’s big man guru had some other interesting thoughts on the team’s state of mind after four…

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December 13, 2019

Nick Richards Talks About the Upcoming Schedule and Team Injuries

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm December 13, 2019 12/13/19

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Ahead of the No. 8 Kentucky Wildcats Saturday afternoon matchup against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, junior forward Nick Richards answered questions from the media. Richards spoke on Georgia Tech’s tendencies, the upcoming scheduled littered with quality opponents, and how the return of a healthy EJ Montgomery has helped the team. Kentucky hasn’t played an…

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November 22, 2019

Immanuel Quickley, EJ Montgomery warming up for tonight’s game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:52pm November 22, 2019 11/22/19 Comments Disabled

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Good news from Rupp Arena: both Immanuel Quickley and EJ Montgomery are warming up for tonight’s game vs. Mount St. Mary’s. Quickley missed Monday’s game with a chest injury, while Montgomery has missed the last three games with an ankle injury he suffered in the Michigan State game. On the network pregame show, Rex Chapman…

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November 18, 2019

Calipari on Kentucky’s ever-growing injury report

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:59pm November 18, 2019 11/18/19

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Immanuel Quickley was a surprise scratch tonight, sitting out the Utah Valley game after suffering a chest injury in practice. Thankfully, Kentucky was able to win without him and EJ Montgomery, who sat out his third game with an ankle injury, but if the Cats want to resemble the team that beat Michigan State a…

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Immanuel Quickley, EJ Montgomery both out tonight

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:11pm November 18, 2019 11/18/19

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We knew EJ Montgomery was likely out for tonight’s game vs. Utah Valley, but it turns out Immanuel Quickley will sit out too. Kentucky just announced that Quickley is out for tonight’s game with a chest injury he suffered during practice this week. Montgomery is missing his third straight game with a right ankle injury…

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November 17, 2019

Calipari gives injury updates on EJ Montgomery, Ashton Hagans

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm November 17, 2019 11/17/19

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Kentucky’s loss to Evansville was caused in part by nagging injuries, specifically EJ Montgomery’s ankle and Ashton Hagan’s leg. Today, John Calipari said both veterans are inching closer to 100% ahead of tomorrow night’s game vs. Utah Valley. Montgomery suffered an ankle injury in the Michigan State game and sat out the last two games,…

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November 12, 2019

EJ Montgomery out again tonight with ankle injury

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm November 12, 2019 11/12/19

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As expected, EJ Montgomery will miss tonight’s game with a right ankle injury. Montgomery suffered the injury during the Michigan State game a week ago and sat out Friday night’s win vs. Eastern Kentucky. According to UK, his status remains day-to-day. Yesterday, he was spotted walking around the practice facility in a walking boot. Get…

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November 11, 2019

Calipari doubts EJ Montgomery will play tomorrow

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:05pm November 11, 2019 11/11/19

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EJ Montgomery sat out Friday night’s game with an ankle injury he suffered vs. Michigan State. Montgomery was spotted in a walking boot at the Joe Craft Center today, and John Calipari told reporters he doubts the big man will play tomorrow vs. Evansville. “I doubt it. It’s day-to-day, but I would say doubtful,” Cal…

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