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February 20, 2020

“I miss Kahlil.” Calipari explains how he saw Whitney’s path at UK

Drew Franklin 4:30pm February 20, 2020 2/20/20

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Kentucky has been fine, better than fine actually, since Kahlil Whitney left the team as the team was leaving for Lubbock, Texas and arguably the toughest game on the schedule. Kentucky won that game at Texas Tech and and then six of the next seven, a 7-1 record since the McDonald’s All-American announced his unexpected…

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January 31, 2020

REPORT: Kahlil Whitney Leaning Towards NBA Draft

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm January 31, 2020 1/31/20

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One week after he announced his transfer from the University of Kentucky, freshman forward Kahlil Whitney appears to be favoring a shot at the pros. According to Evan Daniels of 247Sports, Whitney is leaning towards entering the 2020 NBA Draft this June. Source: Former Kentucky forward Kahlil Whitney leaning towards entering the NBA Draft. | Story: https://t.co/W3t2FNDofF…

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January 25, 2020

John Calipari’s message to Kahlil Whitney following departure: “If you’re going to do this, you make it.”

Jack Pilgrim 11:46pm January 25, 2020 1/25/20

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On Friday afternoon, Kentucky freshman Kahlil Whitney announced his decision to leave the program to pursue other options, adding that his time in Lexington “has not gone as [he] had hoped.” “Like so many others, playing at UK had always been a dream of mine,” Whitney wrote in a social media post. “I truly believed…

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January 24, 2020

Making sense of Kahlil Whitney’s decision to leave Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30pm January 24, 2020 1/24/20

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A few hours ago, Kahlil Whitney announced he is leaving the Kentucky Basketball program. Whitney’s statement does not specify whether or not he’s transferring or simply leaving school to prepare for the NBA or to play overseas, but one thing is for certain: his career as a Kentucky Wildcat has come to an end. He…

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BREAKING: Kahlil Whitney is leaving Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 11:57am January 24, 2020 1/24/20

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Breaking news. Kahlil Whitney just announced he is leaving the Kentucky Basketball program. The freshman forward posted this message on social media explaining his decision: In 18 games this season, Whitney averaged 3.3 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 0.4 assists in 12.8 minutes. He’s scored only three points and grabbed three rebounds over the last seven…

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January 14, 2020

Kahlil Whitney determined to stay positive amid slump

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm January 14, 2020 1/14/20

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Kahlil Whitney probably didn’t imagine his freshman season going like this. The former top 15 recruit hasn’t scored since December 21 (two points vs. Ohio State) and is averaging 0.5 rebounds and 7.5 minutes over the last four games; however, the Kentucky coaching staff continues to praise his attitude and effort in practice. Today, Whitney…

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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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January 3, 2020

Tony Barbee on Kahlil Whitney: “His breakthrough is coming”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm January 3, 2020 1/3/20

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One of the biggest question marks on this Kentucky team so far is Kahlil Whitney. The 6’6″ 210 lbs. freshman wing came to Lexington as one of the highest-ranked recruits in the class and is undeniably an athletic freak, but has yet to find a way to channel that into productive basketball. In the Cats’…

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December 26, 2019

NBA Draft expert shares the latest buzz on UK’s NBA hopefuls

Drew Franklin 2:30pm December 26, 2019 12/26/19

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Over behind The Athletic‘s pay wall today, you can find a good story from Sam Vecenie, the site’s NBA draft expert, on what he learned from being in Las Vegas around several NBA scouts last week. The Kentucky players are a big part of his report; some good, some not so good. I won’t steal Vecenie’s…

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December 17, 2019

Calipari: For Kentucky to reach its potential, Kahlil Whitney must step up

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:34pm December 17, 2019 12/17/19

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We’re going to learn a lot about this Kentucky team in the next few weeks, but John Calipari knows one thing for certain: they will not reach their potential unless Kahlil Whitney takes a major step forward. Calipari spent most of today’s press conference talking about the freshman, who he says is the key to…

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