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June 28, 2020

Dayvion McKnight wins Kentucky Mr. Basketball

Troy Howell 6:10pm June 28, 2020 6/28/20 Comments Disabled

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Collins guard Dayvion McKnight was named Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball on Sunday during a virtual ceremony. The 6’2 McKnight set the school record for points, rebounds, assists, and steals in a career. During his junior season, he led the Titans to the finals of the prestigious King of the Bluegrass tournament, defeating state champion Louisville Trinity…

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June 2, 2020

Remembering Wes Unseld’s impact on Kentucky High School Basketball

Troy Howell 4:00pm June 2, 2020 6/2/20

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Wes Unseld led Louisville Seneca to back-to-back state titles in 1963 and 1964, the only basketball titles in the school’s history. Seneca is one of only five Kentucky high schools to win back-to-back state championships. He is first and second all-time for rebounds in a state tournament. He grabbed 72 in 1963 and an eye-popping…

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April 28, 2020

Kentucky’s all-time shot block leader decommits from Wake Forest

Troy Howell 11:30am April 28, 2020 4/28/20

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2021 big man Trey James of Martin County decommitted from Wake Forest on Sunday after they fired head coach Danny Manning. James committed to the Demon Deacons back in January. He broke the state career shot blocking record in the middle of his junior season and helped the Cardinals win the 15th region championship, averaging…

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April 22, 2020

KHSAA should tip off next season with four-team invitational

Troy Howell 1:30pm April 22, 2020 4/22/20 Comments Disabled

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Now that the KHSAA has officially cancelled all spring sports, we start looking forward to next season. It would be great if the KHSAA could get all 16 winners together for a preseason tournament, but that may not be possible to coordinate. Of the 16 boys region tournament winners, four of them are expected to…

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March 30, 2020

Ashland is 12 wins away from Kentucky state record for consecutive wins

Troy Howell 5:00pm March 30, 2020 3/30/20 Comments Disabled

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Ashland Blazer (33-0) needs 12 more wins to break the state record for consecutive victories. The current record also belongs to Ashland. The 1928 team went 37-0 and the 1929 team started out the season with seven straight wins. Ashland defeated Carr Creek 13-11 in four overtimes to win the 1928 state championship. It is…

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March 21, 2020

Best individual performances at the Boys’ Sweet 16 in the past 25 Years

Troy Howell 3:00pm March 21, 2020 3/21/20 Comments Disabled

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Even though no games are being played this week, we can all reminisce about past performances. Clark Howell and I put together a list of the best individual games since 1995. 1. Antwain Barbour (Elizabethtown) vs. Russellville 2000 Semis Barbour scored 42 points and pulled down 17 rebounds. He channeled his inner Reggie Miller by…

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March 19, 2020

As Sweet 16 uncertainty lingers, top-ranked Male basketball contemplates unfinished business

Nick Roush 3:00pm March 19, 2020 3/19/20

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Thursday evening Louisville Male High School was supposed to play Collins at Rupp Arena in the first round of the Boys’ KHSAA Sweet 16. Instead, head coach Tim Haworth will probably be watching the seventh region championship game for the 11th time. “I hate it for the kids more than anything, because this may be…

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Need some high school basketball? Check out these archived games

Troy Howell 10:00am March 19, 2020 3/19/20

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Many of you planned on attending the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16 this week, but of course it is not happening. For those of you that still need your basketball fix, I found a few classics on YouTube. The 1998 Scott County vs. Lexington Catholic contest was probably the best Sweet 16 game I have…

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March 18, 2020

Mr. Basketball ceremony postponed; A look at the 17 Finalists

Troy Howell 11:00am March 18, 2020 3/18/20 Comments Disabled

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The Mr. Basketball ceremony scheduled for April 5 has been postponed. Here is a look at the 17 finalists. Only seniors are eligible. Past winners include Dontaie Allen, Dominique Hawkins, Darius Miller, Richie Farmer, John Pelphrey, Rex Chapman, Jack Givens, Dirk Minniefield, and Winston Bennett. Jackson Sivills – McCracken County College: Murray State Season Averages:…

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March 14, 2020

A Salute to All 16 Boys’ Region Tournament Winners

Troy Howell 10:00pm March 14, 2020 3/14/20

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I am sad for all the players, coaches, support staff, cheerleaders, band members, and fans that the Sweet 16 has been postponed. I am also sad for the local businesses that are impacted and all the workers that will lose out on much needed income. There is still a chance that it can be played…

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