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March 6, 2021

GAMEDAY: Kentucky hosts South Carolina in Regular Season Finale

Nick Roush 8:00am March 6, 2021 3/6/21

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“Make it stop!” A plea from some Kentucky basketball fans will finally come true. The Wildcats will conclude the worse regular season in program history today at noon when South Carolina makes the trek to Rupp Arena. A week ago, optimism completely covered the BBN. In the middle of a three-game winning streak after a…

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March 5, 2021

Kentucky opens as a 7 point favorite

Drew Franklin 10:30pm March 5, 2021 3/5/21

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Kentucky is the favorite in Saturday’s home game against South Carolina with an opening line of 7 points according to our friends at @CircaSports. The total on the game is 147.5. The Cats are 2-6 against the spread in their last eight games and the total has gone over in all but two games in…

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Isaiah Jackson: “Everybody was geeked” about playing Gonzaga

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm March 5, 2021 3/5/21

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Just think, right now, we could be breaking down Kentucky vs. Gonzaga. There was a chance the Cats were going to host the No. 1 Bulldogs on Thursday night at Rupp, but it fell through after the loss to Florida. Even though taking down the top team in the country would have been a very…

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Inconsistent play leads to expanded rotation for struggling Wildcats

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm March 5, 2021 3/5/21

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Right when John Calipari thought he had it figured out with a seven-man rotation – one that led to a strong three-game winning streak in February – the Wildcats followed it up with back-to-back frustrating losses to Florida and Ole Miss, forcing the UK head coach to go back to the drawing board. Originally pulling…

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WATCH: Isaiah Jackson’s Friday Press Conference

Drew Franklin 3:00pm March 5, 2021 3/5/21

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It was Isaiah Jackson’s turn in the player rotation to speak to the media Friday afternoon, 24 hours before he plays his last game in Rupp Arena in 2020-21 and likely the last of his career. Jackson sat down in front of the Coke can to talk about his own game and the mindset of…

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Calipari on Davion Mintz’s practice injury: “He’ll be fine.”

Drew Franklin 1:27pm March 5, 2021 3/5/21

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Kentucky Sports Radio told you about a minor injury to one of Kentucky’s main contributors in Thursday’s practice. That main contributor is Davion Mintz, sources told KSR, and John Calipari addressed the injury in his pre-South Carolina press conference without naming Mintz as the player. “We had a little freak thing that I don’t think…

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WATCH: John Calipari’s Friday Press Conference

Drew Franklin 1:13pm March 5, 2021 3/5/21

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John Calipari sat down with the media prior to Friday’s practice to preview Kentucky’s upcoming game against South Carolina, the final game of the regular season. Calipari talked rotations, finishing the season, a minor injury in Thursday’s practice and more. You can watch the entire press conference below:

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March 4, 2021

Calipari ditches the seven-man rotation already, says Dontaie Allen and Lance Ware will get chances

Drew Franklin 12:00pm March 4, 2021 3/4/21

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John Calipari is still trying to figure out his rotations and best five with only one game to go in the regular season. He is still tweaking, he might say. Against Ole Miss, Calipari took the ball out of the hands of his 30-minutes-per-game point guard, Devin Askew, to see how Davion Mintz looked running…

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Pat Forde Profiles Reed Sheppard’s Recruitment in “John Calipari vs. The State of Kentucky”

Nick Roush 10:00am March 4, 2021 3/4/21

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In the midst of the worst Kentucky basketball season in decades, many across the Big Blue Nation are looking for change in the near future. Grievances in the style of play are not as loud as the way John Calipari constructs his teams. As one-and-done talents falter, fans point to one player from Eastern Kentucky…

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March 3, 2021

Too many bricks

Adam Luckett 10:00am March 3, 2021 3/3/21

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Well, it was fun while it lasted. Kentucky’s three-game winning streak to end the month of February is certainly in the past now as UK went on the road to drop another game. This time it was to an Ole Miss team that is all but certainly headed to the NIT. It was another brutal…

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