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November 27, 2018

Keldon Johnson in the Top 10 of new ESPN Mock Draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am November 27, 2018 11/27/18

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Believe it or not, mock drafts are already rolling out, and ESPN’s latest includes just two Kentucky Wildcats. Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz have Keldon Johnson going 10th to the Orlando Magic and PJ Washington going 20th to the Portland Trail Blazers. I bet you can guess who’s projected to go number one; in fact, Duke…

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November 26, 2018

Keldon Johnson named SEC Freshman of the Week

Drew Franklin 3:00pm November 26, 2018 11/26/18

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Kentucky’s Keldon Johnson is the Freshman of the Week in the Southeastern Conference, the league announced Monday afternoon. Johnson averaged 20 points and seven rebounds in wins over Winthrop and Tennessee State last week. In the Tennessee State game, the 6-6 wing scored a career-high 27 points, the most points by any UK player in…

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November 23, 2018

Keldon Johnson finishes strong, scores 27 points for the Cats

Maggie Davis 10:25pm November 23, 2018 11/23/18

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What a night for Keldon Johnson. After a relatively-slow start, the freshman came alive after halftime, finishing with a career-high 27 points. Johnson entered the locker room at the half with just seven points and two rebounds, despite playing 15 of the first 20 minutes. But something changed after his trip to the locker room,…

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November 6, 2018

Three Cats in Wooden Award’s Preseason Top 50

Drew Franklin 7:00pm November 6, 2018 11/6/18

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Three of the 50 players on the John R. Wooden Award’s preseason watch list are from the University of Kentucky. Keldon Johnson, Reid Travis and PJ Washington are the three honorees on the list, making Kentucky one of three schools with three players included, along with Duke and Gonzaga. Name School Conference Class Position Kamar…

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Keldon Johnson, EJ Montgomery excited to play Duke

Drew Franklin 1:00pm November 6, 2018 11/6/18

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Tuesday night’s game against Duke may mean just a little bit more to certain Kentucky players, especially Keldon Johnson and E.J. Montgomery. For Johnson, it’s an opportunity to outshine and outplay Duke freshmen R.J. Barrett and Cam Reddish, who were ranked ahead of him in the 2018 high school class rankings, and project higher on…

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October 8, 2018

Preseason Conversation: Keldon Johnson talks Duke and why his dad wanted him to go elsewhere

TJ Walker 5:00pm October 8, 2018 10/8/18

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Keldon Johnson tried to play it cool. The Champions Classic has never been the first game of the season, so it was a big deal when it was announced the college basketball season would kick off with one of its premiere events. Johnson knew Kentucky would start its season against Duke. He answered the question…

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September 13, 2018

Keldon Johnson dropped 44 points and beat UNC’s JV team as a junior in high school

TJ Walker 4:00pm September 13, 2018 9/13/18 Comments Disabled

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When speaking with Keldon Johnson’s trainer, Jeremy Grubbs (now an assistant coach at First Love Christian in Washington, Pa.), on this week’s Hardly Committed (click here to listen), he casually referenced the time Keldon Johnson dropped 44 points in a comeback win against UNC’s JV team back in 2017. Wait, what? Yup. That’s right. It…

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August 17, 2018

Keldon Johnson reads to second graders on week off

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm August 17, 2018 8/17/18

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The basketball team has the week off before returning to school for classes next week. While cruising Twitter for news this morning, I stumbled upon these pictures of Keldon Johnson reading to second graders at South Hill Elementary in his hometown in Virginia: Mrs. B. Callahan's 2nd-grade class had a special guest reader today. Keldon Johnson,…

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August 14, 2018

UK Fans of the Day Want National Media Takes On The Cats

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:30pm August 14, 2018 8/14/18

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Between five-star freshmen and rapidly improving returners, Kentucky’s trip to the Bahamas showcased plenty of future pros. NBA writers across the internet are weighing in on which Cats have the most pro potential, so I compiled a few of their takes for your reading pleasure, along with highlights because I’m already going through withdrawal. Sports…

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August 12, 2018

Keldon Johnson on the art of trash talking

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm August 12, 2018 8/12/18

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If we’ve learned anything about this team during their exhibition tour in the Bahamas, it’s that they love to talk trash. Keldon Johnson confirmed that he’s the biggest trash talker of the group, and after dunks like he had last night, it’s easy to see why. “I’m number one. PJ [Washington]’s number two. Then, I’ll…

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