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June 5, 2021

ESPN wonders, “Is UK’s recruiting slipping in the SEC?”

Drew Franklin 4:00pm June 5, 2021 6/5/21

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ESPN’s college basketball writing team has an offseason series called “Sales Pitch” where they rank the best programs in the sport based on their sales pitches. Earlier this week the series had comments from anonymous coaches about recruiting throughout the SEC, and John Calipari’s program was all alone in Tier 1 of the conversation. Now…

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April 29, 2021

ESPN tabs Rhyne Howard as 6th best player in country heading into 2021-22 season

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm April 29, 2021 4/29/21

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Someone needs to check in on ESPN because the organization has clearly lost its mind on this one. On Thursday, Charlie Creme and Mechelle Voepel of the Worldwide Leader ranked the top 25 women’s basketball players heading into the 2021-22 season. As you might have guessed, Kentucky’s Rhyne Howard made the cut, but it’s her…

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Kentucky stays in the top 20 of ESPN’s Way-Too-Early Rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm April 29, 2021 4/29/21

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Kentucky’s 2021-22 roster, including the coaching staff, is not yet complete, but ESPN’s Jeff Borzello still believes the Cats will be one of the top 20 teams in the country next season. Borzello updated his Way-Too-Early Top 25 this morning and Kentucky stayed at No. 19. Even though there are still some missing pieces, Borzello…

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March 7, 2021

Jay Bilas Briefly Profiles Blue Blood Struggles on ESPN College Gameday

Brent Wainscott 7:30pm March 7, 2021 3/7/21

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We are just one week away from selection Sunday, and as it’s been talked about all season, it’s totally possible Kansas could be the only “Blue Blood” featured in the 2021 NCAA Tournament. North Carolina, Duke, and Michigan State are all on the bubble while Kentucky has to run the table in the SEC just…

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January 13, 2021

Rhyne Howard named ESPN’s top player at midway point of 2020-21 season

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm January 13, 2021 1/13/21 Comments Disabled

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Roughly two months later, Rhyne Howard is still the GOAT. After starting the 2020-21 season as ESPN‘s top overall player in women’s college basketball, Kentucky Wildcats guard Rhyne Howard retains that position at the midway point of the year. The World Wide Leader updated its list of the top 25 players in the country on Wednesday morning.…

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January 6, 2021

Top 10 matchup between Kentucky WBB and South Carolina moved to 5 p.m. on ESPN

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm January 6, 2021 1/6/21 Comments Disabled

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A top 10 matchup in Lexington is moving into a prime TV slot. This Sunday’s matchup between the No. 10 Kentucky Wildcats Women’s Basketball Team (9-1) and the No. 5 South Carolina Gamecocks (7-1) has been moved from a 1:00 p.m. EST tipoff on ESPN2 to a 5:00 p.m. EST tipoff on ESPN. It’ll be…

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January 5, 2021

Hey ESPN, check that final score again

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:25pm January 5, 2021 1/5/21

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If you have the ESPN app and your notifications on, there’s a good chance you received an alert that Kentucky lost to Vanderbilt 40-35 tonight. Thankfully, that was not the case. @vaughtsviews Wrapped up game early according to ESPN ? pic.twitter.com/AK31TBrqPI — Dr. Jethro Dull (@johnleeragweed) January 6, 2021 @espnapp You’re the worst.This happens too…

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December 13, 2020

A Few Problems with the SEC’s New ESPN Deal

Brent Wainscott 1:00pm December 13, 2020 12/13/20

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Earlier this week, SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey announced a teleconference for a “major announcement.” That announcement of course was the SEC’s new TV deal with ABC and ESPN. A lackluster announcement giving the times we live in, but a major announcement nonetheless. According to Sports Business Journal, the newly inked deal is ESPN paying out…

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December 8, 2020

ESPN ranks three former Wildcats among top 100-51 NBA players for the 2020-21 season

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm December 8, 2020 12/8/20

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Extensive ranking lists are always incredibly fair and never controversial, so I’m sure this one will be no different. For the 10th consecutive season over at ESPN, the worldwide sports leader is ranking the best players in the NBA, starting with the top 100-51. No stranger to the elite-class of NBA talent, three former Kentucky…

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November 22, 2020

ESPN expects big things out of Rhyne Howard despite late coaching change

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm November 22, 2020 11/22/20

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No matter who the head coach is, Rhyne Howard is clearly one of the best players in the country. The Kentucky Women’s Basketball junior guard has been named to every preseason award watch list that you can think of, including the Naismith Preseason Player of the Year and SEC Preseason Player of the Year, while also…

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