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March 27, 2020

Best of UK in the NCAA: Friday Sweet 16 Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20 Comments Disabled

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Throughout March Sadness, KSR will be bringing you highlights of Kentucky’s NCAA Tournament games from the past 30 years. Today, we will relive the Friday Sweet 16 games. 1998: No. 2 Kentucky 94, No. 6 UCLA 68 Friday, March 20, 1998 Kentucky took control early, jumping out to an 11-2 lead, and never looked back.…

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March 19, 2020

As Sweet 16 uncertainty lingers, top-ranked Male basketball contemplates unfinished business

Nick Roush 3:00pm March 19, 2020 3/19/20

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Thursday evening Louisville Male High School was supposed to play Collins at Rupp Arena in the first round of the Boys’ KHSAA Sweet 16. Instead, head coach Tim Haworth will probably be watching the seventh region championship game for the 11th time. “I hate it for the kids more than anything, because this may be…

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March 12, 2020

KHSAA Sweet 16 takes measures to limit crowd size at Rupp Arena

Nick Roush 12:20pm March 12, 2020 3/12/20

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The Kentucky state girls’ basketball tournament will be played today at Rupp Arena but the Sweet 16 will not look the same. KHSAA Commissioner Julian Tackett announced at a press conference Thursday morning that both the girls and boys Sweet 16 will only allow players listed on each school’s postseason roster and four family members to…

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March 29, 2019

UK Fans of the Day Want National Picks for Kentucky vs. Houston

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm March 29, 2019 3/29/19

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Who’s the national media picking to win tonight’s Kentucky vs. Houston game? A lot of it rides on PJ Washington’s status, but if he plays, they’re feeling blue. In honor of Sherry Washington throwing her hands in the air wearing her son’s jersey, here’s a roundup of media picks. ESPN: Kentucky (-2.5) Jordan Schultz: I…

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An Opposing Coach Gives a Scouting Report on How to Beat Houston

Aaron Torres 11:00am March 29, 2019 3/29/19

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The NCAA Tournament is down to 16 teams, and you can argue there is no more intriguing matchup in the Sweet 16 than Kentucky-Houston. Will P.J. Washington play? Can the young Wildcats handle the veteran Cougars? Can Houston handle the size, skill and overall talent of Kentucky? It won’t be too long before we find…

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March 28, 2019

Houston embracing underdog role, but Kentucky has a chip on its shoulder too

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:30pm March 28, 2019 3/28/19

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Kentucky is only a three-point favorite in tomorrow’s game vs. Houston, but judging by the way the Cougars talk, the Cats are favored by a million. Today’s locker room opportunities might as well have been the battle of the underdogs, with Houston’s players claiming nobody is picking them to win and Kentucky’s players claiming that…

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March 25, 2019

Kentucky has the Greatest Tradition in College Basketball and the Sweet 16

Nick Roush 8:30pm March 25, 2019 3/25/19

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Before each Kentucky home game, the PA announcer says, “Welcome to Rupp Arena, home of the greatest tradition in college basketball!”  Well, that’s not home-cooked hyperbole. Ahead of the Sweet 16, ESPN’s Tony Moss ranked each remaining team based purely off tradition.  The same man who ranked John Calipari as the 41st-best coach as a…

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By the Numbers: Kentucky vs. Houston

Ty Schadt 12:00pm March 25, 2019 3/25/19

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Friday night the Cats will take on the Houston Cougars in Kansas City for the final spot in the Elite 8. Houston has an impressive 33-3 record and won both its opening rounds games by a double-digit margin. Here’s the group that will tip off with the Cats in the Sweet 16 this weekend: Houston’s…

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March 13, 2019

Blindness Could Not Stop Darell Wells’ 70-Year Sweet 16 Streak

Brent Wainscott 6:00pm March 13, 2019 3/13/19

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The KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16 wrapped up at Rupp Arena on Sunday. It’s a place where remarkable moments happen on and off the floor that people will not forget for the rest of their lives. For many families, taking a trip to the Sweet 16 every year is a sacred tradition. One person who never…

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March 8, 2019

Campbell County Spoils Dieonte Miles’ Sweet 16 Block Party

Nick Roush 1:55pm March 8, 2019 3/8/19

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A record-setting shot-blocking performance did not end with a celebration. Walton-Verona’s Dieonte Miles blocked 12 shots, but it was not enough to carry his team to a victory.  Forty-eight days after falling to the Bearcats, Campbell County won the Northern Kentucky rubber match 49-42 in the quarterfinals of the Sweet 16. The 6’11” center committed…

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