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January 6, 2021

Kentucky reportedly reaches out to WVU transfer Oscar Tshiebwe

Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm January 6, 2021 1/6/21

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Kentucky has emerged as a potential option for West Virginia transfer Oscar Tshiebwe. According to Ben Roberts of the Herald-Leader, UK was among the first schools to reach out to the 6-foot-9, 260-pound center originally out of Congo after he entered the transfer portal on Tuesday. “The Herald-Leader has learned that UK was among the…

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January 5, 2021

West Virginia Forward and Former UK Target Oscar Tshiebwe Enters Transfer Portal

Nick Roush 6:05pm January 5, 2021 1/5/21

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One of the best big men in college basketball is saying sayonara to Morgantown. Could West Virginia’s loss be Kentucky’s gain? A week after West Virginia announced Oscar Tshiebwe left the Mountaineer program for personal reasons, Jeff Borzello reports the talented power forward has entered his name into the transfer portal. Last season he averaged…

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October 10, 2018

Oscar Tshiebwe sets decision date

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:42am October 10, 2018 10/10/18

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The end of Oscar Tshiebwe’s recruitment is in sight. The five-star big man just posted on his Instagram account that he will announce his college decision on October 21. Tshiebwe is coming off his official visit to West Virginia and the Mountaineers are the heavy favorite in his 247 Sports Crystal Ball, accounting for 90%…

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October 9, 2018

Details on Oscar Tshiebwe’s WVU visit and announcement date

TJ Walker 1:00pm October 9, 2018 10/9/18

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The official visits are completed and now all that is left is the decision for five-star center Oscar Tshiebwe. The 6-foot-9, 250-pound Kennedy Catholic (Hermitage, Pa.) star, born in Congo, returned home from his official West Virginia visit on Monday and will make a final decision in 7-10 days, his coach Tom Droney told KSR.…

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October 5, 2018

John Calipari made another trip to see Oscar Tshiebwe yesterday

TJ Walker 5:30pm October 5, 2018 10/5/18

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Kentucky head coach John Calipari made another trip to see Oscar Tshiebwe on Thursday. The five-star big officially visited UK over the weekend and will take his final official visit this week to West Virginia. The Mountaineers were the perceived leader before Kentucky entered Tshiebwe’s recruitment and still hold 90 percent of the Crystal Ball…

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October 2, 2018

Q&A with Oscar Tshiebwe’s coach talking UK visit and leader

TJ Walker 11:00pm October 2, 2018 10/2/18

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KSR caught up with Tom Droney, Oscar Tshiebwe’s coach. Droney is the Kennedy Catholic co-director and the AAU coach of the ITPS Wildcats, Tshiebwe’s AAU team. Tshiebwe is fresh off his Kentucky visit over the weekend that started on Saturday and ended on Monday afternoon. Tshiebwe has returned back to home to Hermitage, Pa., and…

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September 28, 2018

It’s a huge basketball recruiting weekend

TJ Walker 3:00pm September 28, 2018 9/28/18

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While the football Cats look to move to 5-0 on the season in another huge game at Kroger Field, Kentucky’s basketball team will be hosting two of the best bigs in the class of 2019 and a star 2020 player. Official visitors Isaiah Stewart and Oscar Tshiebwe will be on UK’s campus this week, with…

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September 25, 2018

ESPN College Basketball Insider predicts UK lands Oscar Tshiebwe

TJ Walker 8:00pm September 25, 2018 9/25/18

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ESPN College Basketball Insider Jeff Borzello is 50 percent confident UK lands Oscar Tshiebwe but picked Isaiah Stewart to go to Michigan State. However, he’s only 35 percent confident that Stewart ends up in green-and-white. Borzello notes that Kentucky is making a recent push for Stewart, but said Michigan State had the most buzz exiting…

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September 17, 2018

Kentucky offers Oscar Tshiebwe

TJ Walker 6:45pm September 17, 2018 9/17/18

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Kentucky has finally offered 6-foot-9, 250-pound center Oscar Tshiebwe on Monday evening. UK has been recruiting Tshiebwe (pronounced shoob-way) for well over a month, and No. 22 player in the class will visit Lexington later this month, but Kentucky’s staff waited until they could meet face-to-face to extend the scholarship offer. Tshiebwe is considering UK,…

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August 29, 2018

Oscar Tshiebwe’s coach answers if WVU is the favorite

TJ Walker 9:30pm August 29, 2018 8/29/18

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This morning on Kentucky Roll Call (a morning radio show hosted by KSR’s Nick Roush and myself) we had Tom Droney (Tshiebwe’s AAU and high school coach) on the show to talk about Oscar Tshiebwe’s game, recruitment and pronunciation of his last name. We received answers on all three topics: Tshiebwe’s an energy player with…

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