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February 27, 2021

WATCH: Olivier Sarr, Jacob Toppin comment on the loss

Drew Franklin 7:45pm February 27, 2021 2/27/21

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Olivier Sarr and Jacob Toppin represented the Kentucky players in the postgame press conference after Kentucky’s loss to Florida. Sarr spoke of that final play and what it was like seeing his family on the video board for his Senior Day. Jacob Toppin talked about Florida’s suffocating zone defense and more from the loss. Tune…

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Olivier Sarr’s parents surprised him with a virtual visit on Senior Day

Zack Geoghegan 7:40pm February 27, 2021 2/27/21

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Kentucky didn’t come away with the win against Florida on Senior Day, but the pregame festivities were still special moments for the veteran players. Olivier Sarr, who transferred from Wake Forest during the offseason to spend his senior year of college in Lexington, was one of three Wildcats who were honored during Senior Day on…

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LOOK: Kentucky’s 2021 Senior Day Ceremony

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:17pm February 27, 2021 2/27/21

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Before the game, Davion Mintz, Olivier Sarr, and Riley Welch went through Kentucky’s Senior Day ceremony (even though there’s still one more home game and some of them might return for another year. I digress.) Sarr’s family even Zoom’d in from France, surprising him with a jumbotron appearance. If you weren’t at Rupp to see…

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February 26, 2021

WATCH: UK’s Senior Day Press Conferences

Drew Franklin 4:00pm February 26, 2021 2/26/21

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All three of Kentucky’s seniors sat down in front of the can of expired Coca-Cola to preview Saturday’s home game against Florida, Senior Day for the most experienced Wildcats. Their individual basketball futures also came up in the conversations, and they each left open the possibility of returning, although Mintz is the only likely returnee…

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Mintz, Sarr agree: “Now, it’s just a different feeling out there”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:15pm February 26, 2021 2/26/21

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Kentucky is riding its second three-game winning streak of the season, but Davion Mintz and Olivier Sarr agree that this time around, something’s different. Today, both players told reporters that the team’s energy coming off wins over Auburn, Vanderbilt and No. 19 Tennessee is on another level compared to when the Cats beat Mississippi State,…

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February 12, 2021

Analytics show multiple Kentucky players are taking way too many long 2s

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm February 12, 2021 2/12/21

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Despite Kentucky’s improved 3-point shooting as of late, the long 2s are still way too prevalent within the Wildcat offense. And now we have the stats to back it up. According to Fifth Factor Plus (@5th_Factor), they created a chart that shows three different Kentucky players–B.J. Boston, Jacob Toppin, and Olivier Sarr–are all taking too…

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February 9, 2021

Kentucky made 14 three-pointers and still lost

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:13pm February 9, 2021 2/9/21

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Of all of the crazy stats from this season, Kentucky losing a game in which it made 14 threes has got to be near the top. To put that number in perspective, the Cats were averaging 5.1 made threes per game coming into tonight. The most threes they’ve made prior to this game was eleven…

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February 8, 2021

Anonymous SEC coach shares hard truths about Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:45pm February 8, 2021 2/8/21

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Every year around this time, Seth Davis scrolls through his contacts and asks coaches to share opinions on their competition under the cloak of anonymity. Today, Davis published three SEC coaches’ candid comments on their league counterparts, and as you might expect, there were some hard truths about your University of Kentucky Wildcats, who are…

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January 25, 2021

Olivier Sarr’s ongoing adjustment from ACC Basketball to Kentucky Basketball

Nick Roush 4:00pm January 25, 2021 1/25/21

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A high-profile player on the transfer market, Olivier Sarr was hailed by many as Kentucky’s savior in the frontcourt. That’s not exactly been the case since the season tipped-off. There have been ebbs and flows in production. Now Sarr can see the light at the end of the tunnel. The most dramatic adjustment Sarr had…

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January 11, 2021

Olivier Sarr, Isaiah Jackson on Kentucky’s decision to kneel during anthem

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:12pm January 11, 2021 1/11/21 Comments Disabled

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Olivier Sarr and Isaiah Jackson met with the media this morning to preview tomorrow’s game vs. Alabama, but predictably, fielded several questions about the team’s decision to kneel during the national anthem at Florida and the reaction it drew from fans. You can read their remarks below. Olivier Sarr On what he would say to…

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