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May 5, 2020

Four of Kentucky’s five draft prospects make new Top 100 rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm May 5, 2020 5/5/20

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This morning, Sam Vecenie released his latest Big Board of the top 100 NBA Draft prospects, and four of the five Kentucky Wildcats who have declared made the cut. Tyrese Maxey is ranked No. 13, Immanuel Quickley No. 46, Nick Richards No. 62, and Ashton Hagans No. 65. EJ Montgomery is nowhere to be found.…

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April 29, 2020

Only three of Kentucky’s five NBA Draft prospects included in new mock draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30am April 29, 2020 4/29/20

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This morning, Sam Vecenie released his latest mock draft for The Athletic, and only three of the five Kentucky Wildcats who declared for the draft are included. Vecenie projects Tyrese Maxey to the Portland Trail Blazers at No. 14, Immanuel Quickley to the Sacramento Kings at No. 43, and Nick Richards to the New Orleans…

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April 15, 2020

The Big Blue Nation’s Last On-Court E.J. Montgomery Memory was Unforgettable

Nick Roush 1:30pm April 15, 2020 4/15/20

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E.J. Montgomery’s best moment as a Wildcat provided the happiest ending possible for a season that ended prematurely. After beginning the year with an upset of No. 1 Michigan State at Madison Square Garden, Mr. Hyde showed his ugly face when Kentucky stumbled against Evansville and Utah. Despite the significant setbacks, the Wildcats came together…

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EJ Montgomery declares for the NBA Draft, will forego eligibility

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:43am April 15, 2020 4/15/20

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It’s official: EJ Montgomery has declared for the NBA Draft. Montgomery just shared the news on Instagram, thanking his coaches, teammates, and fans for their support. A press release from UK confirms he is foregoing his eligibility, ending his time as a Wildcat. “What an incredible honor it has been to play for not only…

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April 14, 2020

Did John Calipari let EJ Montgomery’s NBA Draft decision slip?

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm April 14, 2020 4/14/20

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Following Nick Richards’ decision to enter the NBA Draft, the only Kentucky Wildcat with a decision to make regarding his basketball future is sophomore forward EJ Montgomery. Or does he? In a National Association of Basketball Coaches webinar on Monday, Kentucky head coach John Calipari let it slip that only two Wildcats would be returning…

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April 9, 2020

ESPN’s new NBA Mock Draft includes four Kentucky Wildcats

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am April 9, 2020 4/9/20

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Late last night, Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz released their latest two-round mock draft for ESPN and it includes four of Kentucky’s five draft prospects. Tyrese Maxey, who announced on Monday he’s in the draft to stay, is projected to go 12th to the San Antonio Spurs; Ashton Hagans, who announced the same on Sunday,…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: No Quickley or Montgomery Would Leave Concerning Void

Bryan the Intern 10:00am April 9, 2020 4/9/20

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I’m starting to get very concerned about next year’s UK basketball team.  Normally we go into the off-season and end up convincing ourselves on why the Cats will be a Final Four team the next year.  It’s usually a combination of whoever is returning will make some great leap, the incoming freshman are all long…

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March 8, 2020

Social Media Reactions From Kentucky’s Comeback Win

Eli Mitchell 5:00pm March 8, 2020 3/8/20

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The Kentucky Basketball team appeared ready to pack it in after 29 minutes of action, but that was simply not the case as the Cats flipped the script, and completed a legendary 18-point comeback to beat Florida 71-70. The Wildcats outscored the Gators by a score of 32-13 in the final 11 minutes with huge…

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RECAP: How UK Won, Why It Was So Impressive

Drew Franklin 1:00am March 8, 2020 3/8/20

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Of all the great SEC road wins in Kentucky’s history, you won’t find many as impressive as the improbable comeback the Cats pulled off down in Gainesville today. UK trailed the Gators by 18 points in the second half and held a lead for only 12 seconds in the entire game, yet somehow escaped with…

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February 25, 2020

Maxey applauds UK’s bigs for being unselfish

Drew Franklin 10:39pm February 25, 2020 2/25/20

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Texas A&M’s defense made it very difficult on Kentucky’s big men to get good touches in the halfcourt offense. Buzz Williams had his guys swarming the ball, double teaming and even triple teaming in some cases. A&M’s approach was the roughest on Nick Richards in the scoring column. Richards managed only four points on one field goal…

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