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December 21, 2020

TIMELINE: The late-game drama with Calipari, Fletcher, and Clarke

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:45pm December 21, 2020 12/21/20

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At this exact moment 48 hours ago, Kentucky was leading North Carolina by four at half and finally had some momentum going its way. Two days later, it feels like the wheels are falling spectacularly off the wagon. Not only are the Cats 1-5 for the first time since the 1926-27 season, John Calipari announced…

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December 20, 2020

Second half blunders doom Kentucky again

Adam Luckett 11:00am December 20, 2020 12/20/20

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Against both Kansas and Richmond, Kentucky played some very good basketball and entered the locker room feeling good about themselves. Against Notre Dame, the Wildcats came storming back in the second half and nearly pulled off a miraculous comeback. In the first half against North Carolina, UK likely played their best offensive half of basketball…

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December 19, 2020

WATCH: John Calipari, Keion Brooks after loss to UNC

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:15pm December 19, 2020 12/19/20

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You’ve read the headlines. Here are the replays and transcripts of the press conferences following Kentucky’s 75-63 loss to North Carolina. Kentucky Head Coach John Calipari On Keion Brooks Jr. attending the postgame media opportunity … “Well, you’re talking about guys that are going through stuff that’s really, really hard for them: to take responsibility,…

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Calipari after loss to North Carolina: “I’m just so disappointed”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:16pm December 19, 2020 12/19/20

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A picture is worth a thousand words, right? After Kentucky’s 75-63 loss to North Carolina, John Calipari joined the postgame Zoom looking just as depressed as the rest of us. After answering why Keion Brooks addressed the media instead of one of the guys who actually played in the game, Calipari reflected on his team’s…

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Calipari on Fletcher, Clarke being upset at the end of the game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:37pm December 19, 2020 12/19/20

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If you made it through the end of the game, you probably noticed Cam’Ron Fletcher tearing up on the bench with two minutes left. Afterwards, Calipari said Fletcher was upset over his lack of playing time. In three minutes, the freshman had one steal and a foul. “Again, you’ve got to accept your position on…

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Keion Brooks did the postgame press conference even though he didn’t play

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:10pm December 19, 2020 12/19/20

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After each game, Kentucky sends John Calipari (or an assistant) and one or two players out to speak to the media. Even in 2020, this tradition has continued on Zoom. Today, Keion Brooks, who has yet to play in a game this season, was the one to sit down and recap what happened in Kentucky’s…

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BOX SCORE: All of the numbers behind the 75-63 loss to UNC

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:40pm December 19, 2020 12/19/20

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After a promising start, Kentucky shot itself in the foot in the second half to let No. 22 North Carolina run to a 75-63 victory. While we wait for comments from John Calipari and select players, here are the numbers behind the loss. Updated Season Stats

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What Kentucky needs to do to beat North Carolina

Aaron Torres 11:30am December 19, 2020 12/19/20

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It isn’t an exaggeration to say that Kentucky’s basketball season is at a crossroads. Kentucky is 1-4 yes, but also without any mid-major cupcakes to make things right against here in mid and late December. And while there were obviously positive signs to take away from the Notre Dame game last week, at some point,…

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December 18, 2020

Everything John Calipari and Devin Askew said yesterday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm December 18, 2020 12/18/20 Comments Disabled

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Yesterday, John Calipari and Devin Askew hopped on a Zoom call with reporters to update the team’s progress in Camp Cal and preview Saturday’s game vs. North Carolina. We’ve brought you the newsy bits of the conversations, but here are the replays and transcripts. HEAD COACH JOHN CALIPARI     On when he found out…

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North Carolina opens as a 3-point favorite vs. Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:44pm December 18, 2020 12/18/20

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It won’t come as a surprise, but Kentucky will be the underdog tomorrow in the CBS Sports Classic. North Carolina opened as a three-point favorite, which feels pretty low to me but maybe I’m just cynical. The total opened at 138 and has already moved to 139.5. Kentucky is 2-3 against the spread this year,…

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