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March 25, 2020

NCAA to vote on extra eligibility for Winter/Spring Sport Athletes next week

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm March 25, 2020 3/25/20

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Will Nate Sestina get an extra year of eligibility? We’ll find out next week. According to Jeff Goodman, on Monday, the NCAA will vote on whether winter and spring athletes should receive an additional year of eligibility due to the coronavirus pandemic. The NCAA has already said it will grant relief for spring sport athletes…

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March 16, 2020

John Calipari says Nate Sestina will return to Kentucky if NCAA grants additional eligibility

Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm March 16, 2020 3/16/20

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Could Kentucky get one more season out of graduate transfer Nate Sestina? If the NCAA allows for it, the 6-foot-9 forward out of Emporium, PA has told the Kentucky coaching staff that he will take them up on the opportunity. During this evening’s John Calipari call-in radio show, the UK head coach was asked about…

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March 8, 2020

Social Media Reactions From Kentucky’s Comeback Win

Eli Mitchell 5:00pm March 8, 2020 3/8/20

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The Kentucky Basketball team appeared ready to pack it in after 29 minutes of action, but that was simply not the case as the Cats flipped the script, and completed a legendary 18-point comeback to beat Florida 71-70. The Wildcats outscored the Gators by a score of 32-13 in the final 11 minutes with huge…

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RECAP: How UK Won, Why It Was So Impressive

Drew Franklin 1:00am March 8, 2020 3/8/20

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Of all the great SEC road wins in Kentucky’s history, you won’t find many as impressive as the improbable comeback the Cats pulled off down in Gainesville today. UK trailed the Gators by 18 points in the second half and held a lead for only 12 seconds in the entire game, yet somehow escaped with…

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March 6, 2020

Nate Sestina Tabbed to SEC Community Service Team

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm March 6, 2020 3/6/20

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Kentucky Wildcats forward Nate Sestina is doing much more in his fifth-year of college than just playing basketball. On Thursday afternoon, it was announced by UK that Sestina was named as one of 14 student-athletes to the SEC Men’s Basketball Community Service Team. Each school has one student-athlete represent them and Sestina was the clear-cut choice.…

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March 4, 2020

WATCH: Nate Sestina’s Senior Day ceremony

Drew Franklin 2:50am March 4, 2020 3/4/20

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Nate Sestina was honored as the lone senior on the team prior to Kentucky’s home finale in Rupp Arena. Unfortunately the game ended in an ugly defeat for Sestina and the Wildcats, but the outcome doesn’t diminish Sestina’s special moment on the court with his family.

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March 3, 2020

After “rollercoaster” season in Lexington, Nate Sestina is excited for Senior Night at Rupp Arena

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm March 3, 2020 3/3/20

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Back on April 1, 2019, Bucknell graduate transfer Nate Sestina traveled to Lexington to take his first official visit of the recruiting process. Just a few days later on April 4, the 6-foot-9 forward announced his commitment to Kentucky in one of the most cut-and-dry recruitments we’ve seen in recent memory, becoming the third graduate…

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February 19, 2020

Hot Second Half Shot Making Gets UK Closer to 50th SEC Title

Adam Luckett 2:30pm February 19, 2020 2/19/20 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky headed into the Pete Maravich Assembly Center with a one-game lead for first place in the SEC with six games remaining. In those final six games, the Wildcats would get to face off with both second place teams Auburn and LSU once. Win both and they would likely hold tiebreakers over each school when…

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Nate Sestina credits breakthrough to “10-Minute Toughness”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:45am February 19, 2020 2/19/20

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What a night for Nate Sestina. The Bucknell grad transfer crossed the 1,000-point mark in his career in a big way, hitting three of four threes to help Kentucky hold off LSU 79-76. Sestina finished with eleven points, his first double-digit scoring outing since Kentucky’s loss to Ohio State almost two months ago, and a…

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February 5, 2020

Nate Sestina says he’s fine after shoulder injury scare

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am February 5, 2020 2/5/20 Comments Disabled

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This Kentucky team has had its fair share of injuries this season and the bench just got shorter, so when Nate Sestina grabbed his right shoulder and ran immediately to the locker room early in the second half, the Big Blue Nation held its collective breath. Thankfully, Sestina returned shortly after and checked back in,…

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