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June 23, 2020

LOOK: Nick Richards and Leah Edmond take photos in UK jerseys for final time

Jack Pilgrim 10:00am June 23, 2020 6/23/20

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UK Athletics’ favorite lovebirds are leaving their nest in Lexington and taking the next step in their careers, but they couldn’t leave without wearing Kentucky across their chests one final time. This past weekend, former UK stars Nick Richards and Leah Edmond of the men’s basketball and women’s volleyball teams, respectively, took part in a…

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June 18, 2020

Ashton Hagans, Nick Richards listed as second-round sleepers

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm June 18, 2020 6/18/20

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Ashton Hagans and Nick Richards don’t generate the same amount of buzz as fellow Kentucky draft hopefuls Tyrese Maxey and Immanuel Quickley, but both were listed as potential second-round sleepers in a recent article by Yahoo Sports’ Krysten Peek. Peek singled Hagans and Richards out as two of five players she believes could have boosted…

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June 3, 2020

SI.com predicts all 60 picks in new NBA mock draft

Drew Franklin 6:00pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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Jeremy Woo over at SI.com released a new NBA mock draft Wednesday afternoon with predictions for all 60 picks in this year’s NBA draft, whenever that is. The website waited almost two whole months before releasing a new mock draft, and today we now know what Woo sees for the NBA hopefuls in this year’s…

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June 2, 2020

Kentucky coaches to Nick Richards during NBA Draft process: “It’s time, you’re ready.”

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm June 2, 2020 6/2/20

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Nick Richards’ story has had its fair shares of ups and downs. To start his Kentucky basketball career, the former five-star recruit struggled to find consistent production on the floor, averaging just 5.1 points and 4.4 rebounds in 14.7 minutes per contest as a freshman. He would follow it up with 4.0 points and 3.3…

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May 17, 2020

Bleacher Report’s NBA Fantasy Draft had three Wildcats selected

Zack Geoghegan 8:15pm May 17, 2020 5/17/20 Comments Disabled

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If media members were allowed to run the NBA for one week, it would look a lot like this madness. Over at Bleacher Report, their NBA department dove deep into their bag of quarantine ideas and came away with a full-blown fantasy league. 30 B/R employees chose 30 different NBA franchises with one week leading up…

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April 29, 2020

Only three of Kentucky’s five NBA Draft prospects included in new mock draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30am April 29, 2020 4/29/20

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This morning, Sam Vecenie released his latest mock draft for The Athletic, and only three of the five Kentucky Wildcats who declared for the draft are included. Vecenie projects Tyrese Maxey to the Portland Trail Blazers at No. 14, Immanuel Quickley to the Sacramento Kings at No. 43, and Nick Richards to the New Orleans…

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April 21, 2020

BBN Jam Sweet 16: (1996) Anderson & Walker vs. (2020) Quickley & Richards

Nick Roush 10:30am April 21, 2020 4/21/20 Comments Disabled

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It’s going to take a lot of Big Nick Energy for the 2020 Kentucky Wildcats to take down the 1996 team and advance to the finals of the Untouchables region. Nick Richards will have the help of SEC Player of the Year Immanuel Quickley when they go toe-to-toe with two underclassmen from Rick Pitino’s National…

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April 14, 2020

Nick Richards Wrote His Own Story (And It’s A Really Good One)

Drew Franklin 10:30pm April 14, 2020 4/14/20

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Everyone has their own story. For Nick Richards, his story needed three years in Lexington, two more than the precedent set by the John Walls and the Anthony Davises before him. The haters saw it as a failure to stay at Kentucky for three years; Richards considers it some of the best years of his…

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Is Nick Richards’ Draft Stock Lower Than it Should Be?

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm April 14, 2020 4/14/20

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There isn’t one player from the John Calipari era that has undergone as severe a transition in just three seasons as Nick Richards. A clumsy, baby deer-like freshman turned into an All-American hopeful just two years later. Earlier on Tuesday, the junior center announced his intentions to leave Kentucky for the prospect of playing in…

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April 10, 2020

BBN Jam Round One: (2005) Sparks & Hayes vs. (2020) Quickley & Richards

Nick Roush 11:00am April 10, 2020 4/10/20

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The 4/5 matchups have produced fireworks in the first round of KSR’s BBN Jam Tournament. Kept out of the NCAA Tournament in 2020, Junior Nick Richards and SEC Player of the Year Immanuel Quickley have a chance to pull off an upset and make a run to the Final Four against some of the best…

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