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October 31, 2019

Jemarl Baker receives waiver to play immediately at Arizona

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm October 31, 2019 10/31/19

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Former Cat Jemarl Baker got some good news today. According to ESPN, Baker has received a waiver to play immediately this season at Arizona. The reason for the waiver was not specified, but according to the Arizona Daily Star, Baker may have applied for it based on how often he was injured at Kentucky. Baker,…

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September 24, 2019

Jemarl Baker will apply for waiver to play at Arizona this season

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm September 24, 2019 9/24/19

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Former Kentucky shooting guard Jemarl Baker is hoping to play college basketball this season. This afternoon, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reported on Twitter that the Kentucky transfer and current Arizona Wildcat will “file a waiver with the NCAA with the hope of obtaining immediate eligibility for the 2019-20 college basketball season.” Sean Miller told…

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May 2, 2019

Jemarl Baker receiving significant interest in the transfer portal

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm May 2, 2019 5/2/19

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Former Kentucky shooting guard Jemarl Baker will have a solid list of schools to choose from when he makes his official transfer decision. According to trainer Eder Sanchez in southern California, Baker has been contacted by over 11 programs, including Arizona, Arizona State, California, and San Diego State, among others. Sanchez also said that Baker…

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April 17, 2019

Three Potential Factors Behind Baker’s Transfer

Drew Franklin 3:00pm April 17, 2019 4/17/19

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On Wednesday, Jemarl Baker informed Kentucky he will be leaving for other opportunities. The decision to explore other options for his college basketball career came as a surprise to many, but the tea leaves were there along. I see three major factors leading to his exit: Homesickness: Going back several months, there were whispers that…

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Jemarl Baker says goodbye to UK

Drew Franklin 1:59pm April 17, 2019 4/17/19

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Jemarl Baker confirmed the news of his transfer via a press release from UK on Wednesday. He is now in the NCAA’s transfer portal with no intentions of changing his mind to come back to Lexington. In the release announcing his departure, Baker said, “I want to thank the Big Blue Nation for supporting me…

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Jemarl Baker is in the NCAA transfer portal

Drew Franklin 1:05pm April 17, 2019 4/17/19

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Kentucky’s Jemarl Baker is the newest name in the NCAA’s transfer portal. Friend of the program Evan Daniels broke the news via Twitter on Wednesday. Baker made big plays late in the year during the tournament run, but with Ashton Hagans and Immanuel Quickley coming back, plus incoming five-star guard Tyrese Maxey, it’s easy to…

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March 23, 2019

Hear from Jemarl Baker after his breakout game

Drew Franklin 6:26pm March 23, 2019 3/23/19

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Jemarl Baker played the best game of his career in Kentucky’s win over Wofford in the second game of the NCAA Tournament. Without Baker, it is hard to imagine Kentucky escaping the upset. He made two big shots, three important free throws, and his defense on Wofford’s shooters was key in saving the game. John…

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Jemarl Baker was Kentucky’s hero today

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:39pm March 23, 2019 3/23/19

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March is made for unsung heroes, and today, Jemarl Baker stepped up to give Kentucky the spark they needed to beat Wofford. The redshirt freshman had a career-high eight points, and at times in the first half, looked like the only player confident enough to score. Baker only played 18 minutes, but led the team…

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March 20, 2019

Baker, Richards talk team attitude going into tournament

Drew Franklin 6:00pm March 20, 2019 3/20/19

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With five freshmen on the roster and grad transfer Reid Travis making his NCAA Tournament debut in his only season at Kentucky, only the three sophomores — PJ Washington, Jemarl Baker and Nick Richards — have any NCAA Tournament experience whatsoever. I spoke to two of them, Baker and Richards, to hear what they had…

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January 22, 2019

Jemarl Baker was limited because he is sick

Drew Franklin 9:42pm January 22, 2019 1/22/19

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Jemarl Baker fans may be wondering why Baker played six minutes in the first half and then disappeared to the bench to never return. Turns out, he is under the weather and the six minutes were all he was able to give Tuesday night. “We don’t know if he had the flu or a virus,”…

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