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January 18, 2020

The Zone Defense Kentucky Installed Friday Shut Down Arkansas

Nick Roush 8:00pm January 18, 2020 1/18/20

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John Calipari does not like to play zone defense. Zone defense is exactly what Kentucky needed to sprint past Arkansas at Bud Walton Arena. None of it happened on Coach Cal’s watch. Kentucky trailed 47-44 after Arkansas knocked down technical foul free throws following Calipari’s ejection. Needing stops to spark a big run, Kenny Payne…

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January 14, 2020

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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LIVE: Kenny Payne previews UK’s trip to South Carolina

Drew Franklin 11:31am January 14, 2020 1/14/20

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Coming up any moment now, UK assistant basketball coach Kenny Payne will stand at the podium to preview the Cats’ upcoming game at South Carolina. You can tune in to UK’s live stream below to hear all he has to say about SEC Game No. 4:

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November 8, 2019

WATCH: Team mobs Kenny Payne after halfcourt shot

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:30pm November 8, 2019 11/8/19

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As is custom, the Kentucky Basketball team finished its pregame shootaround with halfcourt shots and associate head coach Kenny Payne was the lucky one to make his this afternoon. The shot itself is pretty funny — what technique! — but the team mobbing him afterwards is priceless. Watch below as KP swings his way out: #TGT…

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February 18, 2019

Five Things Kenny Payne Said Today

Drew Franklin 6:00pm February 18, 2019 2/18/19 Comments Disabled

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Kenny Payne took the spotlight from John Calipari in Monday’s pre-Missouri trip press conference in Lexington. UK’s assistant coach spoke for fifteen minutes about the Cats’ win over Tennessee, what’s ahead in Tuesday night’s game in Columbia and a lot more about the team. You can watch the entire thing here or you can read…

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January 31, 2019

The halftime exchange between Calipari and Payne was great

Drew Franklin 4:00pm January 31, 2019 1/31/19

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The new edition of Kentucky basketball’s behind-the-scenes video series, The Journey, is now online for your viewing pleasure and it is awesome. It’s always awesome. But this week’s look back at the win at Vanderbilt revealed a back-and-forth halftime conversation between John Calipari and Kenny Payne as Calipari tried to decide whether or not Keldon Johnson…

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January 28, 2019

Herro is a “dog,” not just a “white kid who can shoot”

Drew Franklin 11:00pm January 28, 2019 1/28/19

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Tyler Herro was ice cold from the field against Kansas, but he did everything else to make up for a poor shooting performance. His head coach, John Calipari, said after the game, “Tyler didn’t make shots, but I thought played well because now he’s defending and rebounding. He doesn’t have to make shots every time.”…

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Kenny Payne says UK only getting 50 percent of Nick Richards’ potential

Drew Franklin 5:00pm January 28, 2019 1/28/19

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Nick Richards has wildly unique size and athleticism, unlike anyone across college basketball, yet he still hasn’t become a dominant post presence for Kentucky. We see flashes of how he can change a game, but it is far from consistent, and more often than not, the bad will outweigh the good. Take the Kansas game…

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January 17, 2019

Look at young Kenny Payne!

Drew Franklin 6:00pm January 17, 2019 1/17/19

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A friend of mine was digging through his old card collection earlier today and came across this old gem of a young Kenny Payne in his Philadelphia 76ers days. Payne played for Philadelphia for four seasons from 1989 to 1993 after a great college career at that one school in Louisville, which hasn’t won a…

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January 3, 2019

What Kentucky must do to win a championship, per Kenny Payne

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm January 3, 2019 1/3/19

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Associate head coach Kenny Payne took over the pre-Alabama press conference for John Calipari today, and, as always, had some great insight into what has been a transformational period for this Kentucky Basketball team. What does this group need to do to become a championship-caliber squad? Here’s Payne’s recipe. Ashton Hagans: Be a “pest” The…

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