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August 13, 2019

Kahlil Whitney thrives playing power forward at the Nike Skills Academy

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm August 13, 2019 8/13/19

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This afternoon, 2020 five-star center N’Faly Dante may have forced Kentucky’s hand to go small-ball this coming season by committing to the Oregon Ducks over the Wildcats. With only three scholarship frontcourt players on the roster in EJ Montgomery, Nick Richards, and Nate Sestina, along with Kentucky head coach John Calipari experimenting with Keldon Johnson…

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July 15, 2019

WATCH: Kahlil Whitney talks about growing up a Kentucky fan

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm July 15, 2019 7/15/19

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Last week, UK introduced us to Tyrese Maxey in their annual “Meet the Wildcats” series. Today, it’s Kahlil Whitney’s turn in front of the camera.  In a video from KyWildcatsTV, the small forward from Chicago talks about watching Kentucky games with his father and grandfather as a kid, which he says made his college decision…

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June 23, 2019

What happens if Blackshear doesn’t commit to UK?

Hayden Adams 6:00pm June 23, 2019 6/23/19

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Virginia Tech graduate transfer Kerry Blackshear, Jr. will make his decision on where he attends school next season any day now. Whether or not he joins UK, his decision has big implications on how the Cats will function next year. However, he is by no means the be-all and end-all for the Cats to have…

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June 5, 2019

Andy Katz names Kahlil Whitney a top 15 candidate for the Julius Erving Award

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:45am June 5, 2019 6/5/19 Comments Disabled

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What can Kentucky fans expect from Kahlil Whitney this fall? According to Andy Katz, a lot. Katz just named the Kentucky freshman one of his top candidates for the Julius Erving Award, given annually to the top small forward in college basketball. Whitney came in at No. 13 on the list of 25, right behind…

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May 27, 2019

WATCH: The Final Chapter of the Kahlil Whitney Documentary “Year of the Dragon”

Nick Roush 10:00pm May 27, 2019 5/27/19 Comments Disabled

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Before the Dragon becomes a Wildcat, see how Kahlil Whitney concluded his prep career in the final chapter of the Fresh Focus Sports documentary, “Year of the Dragon.” After profiling Whitney’s final year of basketball in New Jersey, the camera crews followed the small forward to his hometown of Chicago. Chapter 11 explores Whitney’s signing…

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May 25, 2019

Kahlil Whitney’s “wildest dreams” are coming true by signing with Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm May 25, 2019 5/25/19

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When Kentucky commit Kahlil Whitney waited to sign his National Letter of Intent, many fans were concerned that the 6-foot-7 wing was second-guessing his decision. He announced when the signing would eventually take place – May 3 – and why he was waiting to do it – to make it official back where he grew…

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May 7, 2019

WATCH: Kahlil Whitney signs with Kentucky

Drew Franklin 7:00pm May 7, 2019 5/7/19

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Fresh Focus Sports, creators of “Year of the Dragon,” a feature-length documentary chronicling Kahlil Whitney’s final season at Roselle Catholic in New Jersey, released unseen footage of Whitney’s signing ceremony in Chicago last week. Whitney returned to Chicago to officially sign with Kentucky at his old elementary school, several months after his initial commitment, and…

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All four UK signees dropped in final Rivals150 rankings

Drew Franklin 2:25pm May 7, 2019 5/7/19

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Rivals.com released its final basketball rankings for the Class of 2019 and each of the four members in Kentucky’s signing class saw a drop in their place on the list. Tyrese Maxey, Kentucky’s only top 10 player, fell one place to No. 10 in the final update. Maxey dropped to the third-ranked point guard in…

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May 3, 2019

2019 five-star commitment Kahlil Whitney officially signs with Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 5:15pm May 3, 2019 5/3/19

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After nine long months of remaining committed to the Kentucky basketball program, five-star forward Kahlil Whitney can now finally say that he is officially a Wildcat. At a ceremony at his former school, the 6-foot-7 prospect signed his National Letter of Intent, making him an official member of Kentucky’s 2019 recruiting class. “I chose Kentucky because it…

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April 29, 2019

Kahlil Whitney announces signing ceremony

Drew Franklin 5:06pm April 29, 2019 4/29/19

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We now know exactly when Kahlil Whitney will sign his Letter of Intent and mail it off to the University of Kentucky. The five-star small forward revealed his finalized plans on Monday with the announcement of a signing ceremony in his hometown of Chicago. Whitney will put his signature on the line next Friday, May…

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