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December 22, 2018

Kentucky Earns Signature Win with 80-72 Victory over North Carolina

Nick Roush 7:35pm December 22, 2018 12/22/18

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Kentucky earned its first signature win of the season by outgunning the North Carolina Tar Heels 80-72 in the CBS Sports Classic. As expected, the game was an up and down affair as soon as the ball was tipped.  Each got their fair share of easy buckets in transition.  Kentucky found its early advantage inside.…

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Scouting Report: North Carolina Tar Heels

Adam Luckett 12:00pm December 22, 2018 12/22/18

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After the blowout victory over Utah last weekend, Camp Cal is in full force. The Wildcats have had another very long week of practice and today they’ll play a game on a neutral floor for the third time this season. The previous two meetings were suboptimal to say the least. In the United Center with…

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GAMEDAY, presented by Premium Seats at the SEC Tournament: North Carolina Edition

Jack Pilgrim 10:00am December 22, 2018 12/22/18

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Still looking for the ultimate Christmas gift? KSR is partnering with Bridgestone Arena to offer premium seating at the 2019 SEC Tournament in Nashville. Check one of the best BBN experiences off the bucket list with one of these amazing options: Private Suite Rental 18-20 tickets in suite for all 7 sessions. Two parking passes…

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December 21, 2018

Today on KSR: Rick Pitino is going Greek

Jack Pilgrim 9:00am December 21, 2018 12/21/18

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Good morning, Big Blue Nation. Happy Friday! If you were following along on the site, it sure was one heck of a Thursday filled with just about all the news you could possibly imagine. If not, let’s get you updated: Rick Pitino will coach in Greece In the biggest news of the last 24 hours,…

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December 19, 2018

The entire team got new custom UK Kyrie 4s for Christmas

Drew Franklin 9:43pm December 19, 2018 12/19/18

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The Kentucky basketball team spent Wednesday night giving back via its annual Christmas party, but the players didn’t go home empty-handed. The entire team was gifted with a new pair of shoes from John Calipari and the equipment staff: new UK Kyrie 4’s, just in time for the UNC game. Unfortunately, they are not available…

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Wildcats sing carols and serve Christmas dinner

Drew Franklin 8:30pm December 19, 2018 12/19/18

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While much of the day’s excitement around campus was over at the UK football facility, there were some positive things happening around the basketball program Wednesday evening. John Calipari’s Wildcats held their annual Christmas party for families in need. The players served a holiday dinner, passed out gifts, and sang Christmas carols led by “Keldon…

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December 17, 2018

Calipari sees Kahlil Whitney hit game-winner, Travis/Washington say team is “making strides”

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm December 17, 2018 12/17/18

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Tonight’s edition of the John Calipari Show was a quite a bit different than usual. Because the Kentucky head coach is out on the recruiting trail (we’ll get to that later), the UK Sports Network aired a pre-recorded segment with Calipari instead of going live. Taking his place during the live segment? Kentucky forwards PJ…

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Sagarin Ratings predict UK-UNC and UK-UofL point spreads

Drew Franklin 6:00pm December 17, 2018 12/17/18

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I’m a big fan of the Sagarin Predictor Ratings for both college football and college basketball. In part because it’s a nice tool for gamblers, which, admittedly, I am; but also for funsies to get a feel for upcoming games through Sagarin’s complex ratings system. You may recall me using it several times throughout this…

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Kentucky’s opponents in the ratings: December 17

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:22pm December 17, 2018 12/17/18

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As expected, Kentucky’s win over Utah didn’t change their AP or Coaches Poll ranking, nor did it have a major impact on their rating. After ten games, here’s where the Cats stand: AP Poll: 19 (Previous: 19) Coaches Poll: 18 (Previous: 18) Ken Pomeroy Ratings: 16 (Previous: 17) Jeff Sagarin Ratings: 25 (Previous: 26) NET…

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December 16, 2018

Was anyone suprised by Jemarl Baker’s spark off the bench? Nope, “that’s Jemarl.”

Jack Pilgrim 10:45pm December 16, 2018 12/16/18

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After battling through a knee injury his first 45 games in a Kentucky uniform, redshirt freshman Jemarl Baker finally made his college debut last Saturday against Seton Hall. He played all of one minute and accumulated zero stats, but it was a start. This evening, John Calipari called him off the bench at the end…

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