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July 18, 2020

Former Wildcats warn GBB Country of Keion Brooks Jr.’s sophomore growth

Jack Pilgrim 10:15pm July 18, 2020 7/18/20

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The Kentucky basketball program lost 93 percent of its minutes, 94 percent of its points, and 98.6 percent of its assists from the 2019-20 roster, with the latter two being the most in the John Calipari era in Lexington. The lone individual making each of those statistics a solid 100 percent? Keion Brooks Jr., the…

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May 24, 2020

Keion Brooks was patient; Now he steps into a featured role

Alex Weber 4:00pm May 24, 2020 5/24/20

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Keion Brooks Jr. is the rarest commodity in college basketball: a patient five-star. A level-headed former blue-chip recruit with the understanding that top-25 recruiting status is all but a promise to play significant minutes at Kentucky; that Brad Calipari’s chest is a mantra to live by as a hooper in Lexington: “Earned Not Given.” As…

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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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January 22, 2020

Keion Brooks Jr.’s HS coach stresses patience with his former player: “Coach Calipari is in the Hall of Fame for a reason”

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm January 22, 2020 1/22/20

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Like most players in their first year playing college basketball, Kentucky freshman forward Keion Brooks Jr. has experienced his fair share of ups and downs to start the season. While he has finished in double figures four times, pulled down four-plus rebounds nine times, and blocked at least one shot in seven games, he has…

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Brooks and Juzang Hold the Key to Postseason Success

Zack Geoghegan 10:30am January 22, 2020 1/22/20

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Kentucky has the star pieces that are necessary to make a deep run in March. Three premier, borderline elite guards that can all handle the ball, shoot, and play defense. A potential All-American in the paint that has flourished right in front of the eyes of the Wildcat faithful. There’s veteran leadership. Scoring at all…

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January 17, 2020

WATCH: Keion Brooks Jr. and Johnny Juzang move past South Carolina, look ahead to Arkansas

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm January 17, 2020 1/17/20

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The Kentucky men’s basketball team is getting ready to head down to Fayetteville, AR to take on the Razorbacks, but before that, a few select players spoke to the media one final time this afternoon. The overarching theme? Short-term memory coming off a heartbreaking road loss and getting back on the right track on Saturday.…

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May 3, 2019

Keion Brooks Jr. will be key to unlocking Kentucky’s ceiling

Adam Luckett 2:00pm May 3, 2019 5/3/19

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John Calipari and his staff are still hard at work on the never ending recruiting trail. The Wildcats are in the hunt for a couple of five-star perimeter players (R.J. Hampton and Johnny Juzang) in addition to potential grad transfer big Kerry Blackshear Jr. The roster has been mostly built, but there are still some…

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April 25, 2019

Keion Brooks’ high school coach believes Kentucky will be getting “Mr. Utility” next season

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm April 25, 2019 4/25/19

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Kentucky forward signee Keion Brooks Jr. wasn’t considered a top-10 prospect in the class of 2019, nor was he even a consensus five-star athlete. He had plenty of Hall of Fame coaches and prestigious programs vying for his signature, but most recruiting services didn’t consider him a can’t-miss prospect in the class. What he was,…

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April 21, 2019

After “hectic” recruitment, Keion Brooks Jr. says he couldn’t be happier with his decision to attend Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm April 21, 2019 4/21/19

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At times, college decisions for high-profile athletes can be an incredibly satisfying and rewarding experience. When you factor in all of the positive attention and prestigious programs trying to woo you, it’s certainly a nice stroke of the ego. In other instances, the recruiting process can be both physically and emotionally draining. When it comes…

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Kentucky signees content with current roster, but would welcome new additions “with open arms”

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm April 21, 2019 4/21/19

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Over the course of the last two weeks, we’ve seen former Kentucky players PJ Washington, Tyler Herro, and Keldon Johnson keep their names in the NBA Draft, EJ Montgomery putting his name in to receive feedback, and Jemarl Baker enter the transfer portal. In terms of recent recruiting decisions, we also saw 2019 five-star forward…

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