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March 23, 2020

Four Things I Learned Watching Old Kentucky Basketball Games

Nick Roush 10:50pm March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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Without new NCAA Tournament games to watch in 2020, most folks have resulted to watching classic college basketball action. The only thing getting in-between me and a few classic Kentucky wins was a replay Lynn Bowden’s performance in the Belk Bowl on the SEC Network. During my time traversing the world of college basketball in…

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This Day In BBN History: March 23

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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In nearly three-quarters of a century, the Kentucky basketball program has participated in eight total games on March 23, with each coming during postseason play. And in those eight instances, the Wildcats have pulled off victories each time, with seven of those games taking place in the NCAA Tournament. One – the team’s first victory…

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NO DAYS OFF: Tyrese Maxey is back in the gym working out in Texas

Jack Pilgrim 6:30pm March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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What is Kentucky freshman guard Tyrese Maxey doing during his time off? Putting in work, of course. Despite his first (and likely lone) season as a Wildcat being cut short due to the coronavirus outbreak, Maxey is back in the gym working on his game. Working with local Texas training legend Tim Martin, the (former?)…

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“He actually was a fan of Kentucky basketball,” friend of Kenny Rogers tells KSR

Drew Franklin 2:30pm March 23, 2020 3/23/20 Comments Disabled

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While remembering Kenny Rogers this morning on Kentucky Sports Radio, we took a call from Hank, a listener of the show who worked for Kenny Rogers going back almost thirty years. Hank called in to tell us Kenny heard and liked a “Coward of the County” parody KSR did years ago, and that Kenny was…

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Richards, Quickley named to NABC All-District 20 Team, Calipari named Coach of the Year

Jack Pilgrim 11:45am March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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The accolades continue to pour in for the 2019-20 Kentucky Wildcats. This morning, the National Association of Basketball Coaches released their end-of-year All-District Teams, and three Wildcats represented District 20 (Southeastern Conference). Kentucky junior center Nick Richards earned First Team honors, while sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley made the Second Team. UK head coach John Calipari…

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Ashton Hagans named finalist for Naismith Defensive Player of the Year

Jack Pilgrim 10:35am March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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Kentucky sophomore guard Ashton Hagans has been named one of four finalists for the Naismith Defensive Player of the Year award. In an official announcement made this morning, Hagans was joined by Kansas’ Marcus Garrett, Duke’s Tre Jones, and Baylor’s Mark Vital as the remaining contenders for the prestigious honor. The winner will be announced…

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Kentucky No. 5 in ESPN’s “Way-Too-Early Top 25” for 2020-21

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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We don’t even know which Kentucky players are declaring for the NBA Draft, but that’s not stopping college basketball writers from getting a head start on next season. Over the weekend, ESPN’s Jeff Borzello released his “Way-Too-Early Top 25” for the 2020-21 campaign. Despite the uncertainty surrounding Kentucky’s roster, he has the Cats at No.…

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March 22, 2020

Best of UK in the NCAA: Sunday Second Round Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am March 22, 2020 3/22/20

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For Kentucky, Second Round Sundays have included a lot of heartbreak, but also some of our favorite NCAA Tournament moments. Let’s relive them all from the past 30 years. 1992: No. 2 Kentucky 106, No. 10 Iowa State 98 Sunday, March 22, 1992 Jamal Mashburn had 27 points and 9 rebounds, John Pelphrey 20 points,…

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Today on KSR: ‘March Sadness’ continues to final day of Opening Weekend

Sam Gormley 10:00am March 22, 2020 3/22/20

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I can’t be the only one that wakes up every morning hoping that this has just been a horrible nightmare and that we are still, in fact, right in the heat of March Madness. Instead, we enter another day of sportless America. Personally, I find myself with way too much free time. I look over…

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March 21, 2020

Best of UK in the NCAA: Saturday Second Round Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm March 21, 2020 3/21/20

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Another day of March Sadness is upon us, so let’s relive Kentucky’s best Saturday Second Round games from the past 30 years to get through it. 1995: No. 1 Kentucky 82, No. 9 Tulane 60 Saturday, March 18, 1995 Six Cats scored in double figures, led by Rodrick Rhodes with 14 points, in Kentucky’s easy…

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