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March 31, 2019

“This has been one of the best years of my life,” Travis said of his one season at UK

Drew Franklin 6:30pm March 31, 2019 3/31/19

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Kentucky’s loss to Auburn marked the end of a long college basketball career for Reid Travis. The grad transfer from Stanford joined the Wildcats this season to play in his first ever NCAA Tournament, with hopes of competing for the national championship in his hometown, Minneapolis, the host site of next weekend’s Final Four. Travis’…

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March 30, 2019

Reid Travis’ advice in the final timeouts: “Calm Down”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm March 30, 2019 3/30/19

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With Houston up three with 1:05 left, John Calipari called a timeout. After Cal delivered his message to the team, Reid Travis pulled the four other players on the court into his own huddle and delivered one of his own. “I just said, calm down. I think we were pressing a little bit and just…

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March 29, 2019

Calipari likes having an older player, open to doing it again

Drew Franklin 1:00pm March 29, 2019 3/29/19

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Reid Travis is the rare, fifth-year senior leader that John Calipari has never had at Kentucky. Travis is like a unicorn to the Kentucky program since Calipari took over ten years ago; he and Cal even talk politics and grown-up stuff outside of basketball. And now that he has one of those unicorns — the…

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March 23, 2019

Reid Travis ditched the knee brace so he could finish the game

Drew Franklin 7:00pm March 23, 2019 3/23/19

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You might’ve noticed that Reid Travis ditched his knee brace midway through the game. If he hadn’t, he doesn’t think he would’ve been able to finish. “I was just cramping way too much,” said Travis, when Kyle Tucker asked why he removed his knee brace. “I wanted to keep it on, but I didn’t think…

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March 22, 2019

WATCH: Reid Travis talks Fletcher Magee, PJ Washington

Drew Franklin 4:30pm March 22, 2019 3/22/19 Comments Disabled

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Following Friday’s practice in Jacksonville, Kentucky opened its locker room for the media to come in and swarm all of the players for questioning. Reid Travis is always open and honest in his interviews, so I got video of him talking about the challenge in guarding Fletcher Magee, what he expects of himself in his…

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March 21, 2019

‘Stanford Reid’ dominated in tournament debut

Drew Franklin 10:15pm March 21, 2019 3/21/19

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Reid Travis was unstoppable in Kentucky’s opening game in the NCAA Tournament. Abilene Christian simply couldn’t match Travis’ strength and physicality inside, and Travis exploited his opponents’ weakness early and often. With PJ Washington sidelined for the game, Travis did most of the scoring inside for Kentucky, tallying a very efficient 18 points on 8-of-10…

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March 15, 2019

Reid Travis makes most of first game back

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:54pm March 15, 2019 3/15/19

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When Reid Travis rose from the bench at the 17:19 mark of the first half to check in, the Kentucky fans in Bridgestone Arena joined him. After watching the Cats play without Reid for five games following his knee injury, the Big Blue Nation gave the fifth-year senior a standing ovation. Reid Travis gets a…

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March 14, 2019

Reid Travis is further along than Calipari expected

Drew Franklin 10:03pm March 14, 2019 3/14/19

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Reid Travis will play in Kentucky’s Friday quarterfinal against Alabama. John Calipari confirmed Travis’ availability during a late-night press conference from Nashville. When asked if Travis will play in three- to four-minute bursts, as Calipari predicted earlier in the week, Cal told reporters, “I don’t know. We’ll see. He is further along than I thought.”…

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March 12, 2019

Reid Travis looking good in practice, players confirm

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm March 12, 2019 3/12/19

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John Calipari’s been playing it coy when it comes to Reid Travis’ sprained knee, saying last night that if Reid played at all in the SEC Tournament, it would be as a backup. Since then, we’ve heard more promising reports on Reid, and in today’s media opportunity, several players said the senior big man is…

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March 11, 2019

John Calipari expects Reid Travis to come off the bench in the SEC Tournament

Nick Roush 6:25pm March 11, 2019 3/11/19

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In the first postseason edition of The John Calipari Show, the Kentucky head coach provided an update on Reid Travis’ status.  This injury report included more clarity than we’ve heard over the last two and a half weeks. “He worked out with Kenny Payne yesterday. I have not talked to Kenny to see what the…

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