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October 5, 2019

Spend the day reading KSR’s 2019 Basketball Preview

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm October 5, 2019 10/5/19 Comments Disabled

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There is no Kentucky Football game today, so why not spend your day catching up on basketball? Media Day was Tuesday, and all week, the KSR crew has been rolling out features to help you get to know the new squad. Check out all of our coverage below: EJ Montgomery using PJ Washington’s sophomore jump…

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October 4, 2019

Kahlil Whitney ready to take flight at Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm October 4, 2019 10/4/19

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How did Kahlil Whitney get the nickname ‘The Dragon’? It all started with one really bad game a few summers ago, which resulted in a tongue lashing from his father. “I had a bad game and then he cursed me out or whatever,” Whitney told KSR at Media Day. “He gave me some words of…

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Dontaie Allen still recovering from injury and living a dream as a Wildcat

Drew Franklin 3:00pm October 4, 2019 10/4/19

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Preseason practices are underway in the Joe Craft Center, but one of the newcomers on Kentucky’s roster is still out with an injury. Dontaie Allen, the Bluegrass state’s reigning Mr. Basketball, has not fully recovered from the ACL injury he suffered midway through his senior season at Pendleton County. Rehab is going well for Allen,…

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October 3, 2019

Keion Brooks needs to be big when Kentucky goes small

Drew Franklin 10:17pm October 3, 2019 10/3/19

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John Calipari wishes he had another big man on Kentucky’s roster. He is comfortable with what he has in junior Nick Richards, sophomore EJ Montgomery and new grad transfer Nate Sestina, but openly admitted his want for one more. One more isn’t walking through that door, so someone else on the roster is going to…

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Immanuel Quickley ‘not even the same player’ as last year

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm October 3, 2019 10/3/19

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On Immanuel Quickley’s fridge hangs a list of goals he wants to accomplish this season. He wouldn’t share them with reporters at Media Day, but said they represent the new mindset he’s bringing into year two at Kentucky. “I keep those to myself,” Quickley said. “I’ve worked really hard on myself.” That hard work hasn’t…

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Tyrese Maxey on why he never stops smiling

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am October 3, 2019 10/3/19

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Before he even stepped foot on campus, Tyrese Maxey was dubbed a fan favorite. After a few minutes in the freshman’s presence, it’s easy to see why. The 6’3″ guard from Garland, Texas with the perma-grin has an infectious energy, even through the exhausting exercise that is Kentucky Basketball Media Day. “It’s something we have…

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October 2, 2019

Nate Sestina’s mission to be the perfect teammate

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:45pm October 2, 2019 10/2/19

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Over the past decade, Kentucky has been defined by the one-and-done, but for the second year in a row, a done-and-one is having an impact as well. Since arriving on campus this summer, Bucknell grad transfer Nate Sestina has made it his mission to become this team’s big brother, ala Reid Travis last season. So…

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I like the word Ashton Hagans used to describe this team

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm October 2, 2019 10/2/19

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This Kentucky team has only been through a few (official) practices, so trying to come up with one word to describe their identity isn’t the easiest task; however, I really liked Ashton Hagans’ answer yesterday. “That’s a hard one,” the sophomore point guard said. “Special.” What makes them special? For a defensive-minded player like Hagans,…

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UK players name which coach they would room with on the road

Drew Franklin 5:15pm October 2, 2019 10/2/19

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Players room with players and coaches room with no one on UK basketball road trips, but let’s say reservations got mixed up and a player had to room with one of their coaches. Which coach would they pick to share a hotel room with and why? We asked at UK Basketball Media Day and they…

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Players reveal who has the messiest room on the UK Basketball team

Nick Roush 10:15am October 2, 2019 10/2/19

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At UK basketball media day, KSR peeled back the curtain to ask the Kentucky basketball players, who has the messiest room on the team? There’s one common culprit at the Wildcat Coal Lodge, along with a few candidates who are in the running for second. [mobile_ad]

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