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February 8, 2019

Defense is getting “fun” for the Kentucky basketball team

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm February 8, 2019 2/8/19

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The Kentucky Wildcats are currently riding on an impressive nine-game winning streak, and the biggest key to victory night after night has been the team’s ability to absolutely terrorize opponents on the defensive end of the floor. In seven of Kentucky’s last eight games, the opposition has scored no more than 63 points. And in…

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Watch the team celebrate EJ Montgomery’s double-double on #TheJourney

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:15pm February 8, 2019 2/8/19

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The latest episode of KyWildcatsTV’s excellent #TheJourney series is out and highlights EJ Montgomery’s double double vs. South Carolina. Watch John Calipari and the team celebrate EJ’s big night, which Cal said is proof this group has broken through. “I’m telling you, he’s going to break through. This team, the way you’re playing now, numbers…

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Lunardi Moves Kentucky to Louisville Regional

Nick Roush 10:30am February 8, 2019 2/8/19

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I think it’s safe to say that Joe Lunardi reads Kentucky Sports Radio. Yesterday we told you how Kentucky could land in the Louisville regional without being a one-seed.  This morning Lunardi has moved Kentucky into the Louisville regional as a two-seed.  Coincidence?  I think not. We’ll find out if Lunardi is close to being…

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Today on KSR: Is Kentucky DC Matt House headed to the Chiefs?

Jack Pilgrim 9:00am February 8, 2019 2/8/19

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Good morning BBN! Happy Friday! You’ve only got a few more hours of work or school until the weekend, so stick around with us here at KSR to get all of the Kentucky sports information you need to get you by in the most ridiculous way possible. We’ll start with a bit of unfortunate news…

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February 7, 2019

Calipari considering a zone, references 2010 Elite 8 loss (#TooSoon)

Drew Franklin 4:00pm February 7, 2019 2/7/19

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As hard as it is to believe, Kentucky’s regular season is winding down. Sure, there are still nine remaining games on the schedule, but there isn’t much room for teaching behind the scenes before March Madness pops up. Take the team’s weekly schedule: Sunday, rest and film from the day before; Monday, preparation for the…

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How Kentucky can Land the Louisville Regional without a One-Seed

Nick Roush 2:00pm February 7, 2019 2/7/19

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In the weeks leading into Selection Sunday, most of the conversation about Kentucky basketball revolves around potential NCAA Tournament seeding.  With Louisville set to host a regional, that talk has been amplified exponentially.  What once seemed an improbable destination is looking more and more possible. There are a few different ways Kentucky can claim a…

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Kentucky’s updated odds to win the 2019 title

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm February 7, 2019 2/7/19

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After an impressive month, Kentucky’s odds to win the 2019 NCAA Tournament have improved. The Cats are now tied with Michigan as the fifth favorite to win the title behind Duke, Tennessee, Virginia, and Gonzaga. While Duke is the overwhelming favorite, the Blue Devils’ odds have actually gotten a little worse from a month ago.…

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February 6, 2019

“We need Nick”: Richards is the key to UK’s next step

Drew Franklin 5:00pm February 6, 2019 2/6/19

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Nick Richards, your team demands your help. Your head coach, John Calipari, said so. “We need Nick,” Calipari said Tuesday night, following Kentucky’s win over South Carolina, in which Richards played only 11 minutes due to foul trouble (and others playing so well). “Nick has to give us 15 to 20 minutes a game. He’s…

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Keldon Johnson named Julius Erving Award finalist

Jack Pilgrim 2:30pm February 6, 2019 2/6/19 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky small forward Keldon Johnson has been named one of 10 finalists for the 2019 Julius Erving Award, an honor given annually to the nation’s top small forward by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Johnson, who is leading the Wildcats with 14 points per game on 48.6 percent shooting and 41 percent from…

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EJ Montgomery on his breakout performance: “I knew my time was coming.”

Jack Pilgrim 11:30am February 6, 2019 2/6/19

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After coming in as a top-ten prospect and McDonald’s All-American, there has been a significant learning curve for Kentucky freshman EJ Montgomery. Going into yesterday’s game, the 6-foot-10 prospect out of Fort Pierce, Fla. has seen point totals of eight, six, ten, six, eight, and seven, but he has been wildly inconsistent. As a result,…

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