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March 27, 2020

Best of UK in the NCAA: Friday Sweet 16 Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20 Comments Disabled

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Throughout March Sadness, KSR will be bringing you highlights of Kentucky’s NCAA Tournament games from the past 30 years. Today, we will relive the Friday Sweet 16 games. 1998: No. 2 Kentucky 94, No. 6 UCLA 68 Friday, March 20, 1998 Kentucky took control early, jumping out to an 11-2 lead, and never looked back.…

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March 26, 2020

John Calipari says Kentucky is “ahead of the game” on the recruiting trail

Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20

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The world of recruiting has come to a halt, as coaches are currently not allowed to meet with or host recruits during the coronavirus outbreak. Instead, coaches are only allowed to speak with recruits via text message, phone, and/or video chat mediums such as FaceTime and Skype. For some schools, it’s a major punch in…

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VOTE for the Kentucky basketball managers over Alabama in the Sweet 16 of the Manager Games

Jack Pilgrim 8:30pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky basketball managers are currently in a head-to-head battle with Alabama, and they need your help to pull off the victory. In this year’s Manager Games, the ten-seed Wildcats are taking on the six-seed Crimson Tide for a spot in the Elite Eight. At the time of this post, the schools are within a single…

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Best of UK in the NCAA: Thursday Sweet 16 Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20 Comments Disabled

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Throughout March Sadness, KSR will be bringing you highlights of Kentucky’s NCAA Tournament games over the past 30 years. Today, we will relive the Thursday Sweet 16 games. 1992: No. 2 Kentucky 87, No. 3 UMass 77 Thursday, March 26, 1992 Rick Pitino and the Unforgettables beat John Calipari’s UMass Minutemen in the Sweet 16…

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March 25, 2020

With a return to Kentucky, Calipari believes Immanuel Quickley could take over lead point guard role

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm March 25, 2020 3/25/20

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Out of all of the players on the current Kentucky basketball roster, sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley has the toughest decision to make regarding his future. On one hand, the 6-foot-3 guard out of Havre de Grace, MD made an unprecedented jump as a sophomore, going from averaging 5.2 points in 18.5 minutes per game in…

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Settled in with his role, Calipari expects significant sophomore jump for Johnny Juzang

Jack Pilgrim 11:00am March 25, 2020 3/25/20

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Each year, high-profile, immediate-impact freshmen have become the norm under UK head coach John Calipari. And more often than not, those players have ended the year in position to take the next steps in their basketball careers and enter the NBA Draft. Other times, the adjustment to the college game proves to be a bit…

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March 24, 2020

TRANSCRIPT: John Calipari on the 2019-20 season, coronavirus outbreak

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm March 24, 2020 3/24/20

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Opening statement … “I hope everyone’s safe. I’m just going to try to turn this. I’m in my office at home, so you understand where I’m sitting. I’m sitting on a table here. Hopefully everyone else is at home also. I think I’d be remiss–we’d all be missing the point if we don’t first address…

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After nearly earning minutes to end the season, Calipari is excited for a healthy Dontaie Allen in year two

Jack Pilgrim 3:30pm March 24, 2020 3/24/20

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After sitting out all season recovering from a torn ACL suffered in high school, Kentucky freshman wing Dontaie Allen was ready to see the floor to close out the year. Leading up to Kentucky’s regular season finale against Florida, Allen had been practicing and finding his groove with conditioning and learning the system. After seeing…

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John Calipari calls for NBA Draft Early Entry Withdrawal deadline to be pushed back

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm March 24, 2020 3/24/20

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With so much uncertainty surrounding the NBA Draft due to the coronavirus pandemic, John Calipari believes players should have more time to decide whether to stay in the draft or return to school. On a video conference this morning, Calipari called for the NBA to push back the Early Entry Eligibility Withdrawal Deadline, which is…

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Status of UK’s trip to London now “up in the air”

Drew Franklin 12:13pm March 24, 2020 3/24/20

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Add the Basketball Hall of Fame’s London Showcase to the list of events that are in jeopardy due to the coronavirus. Kentucky’s trip across the pond to play Michigan in basketball is still on for Dec. 6 in London’s O2 Arena, but it is no longer a sure thing due to all of the uncertainties…

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