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April 13, 2021

Former Evansville student suing school over alleged sexual assault by Walter McCarty

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am April 13, 2021 4/13/21

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There’s more bad news concerning former Kentucky Wildcat and Evansville head coach Walter McCarty. A former Evansville student is suing the school for failing to provide a safe environment, alleging that she was sexually assaulted by McCarty, who served as the Purple Aces’ men’s basketball coach from March 2018 to January 2020. The Title IX…

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October 29, 2020

Arrest warrant issued for Walter McCarty after missed court date

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30am October 29, 2020 10/29/20

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It has not been a good year for Walter McCarty. Almost one year after his Evansville Purple Aces upset Kentucky at Rupp Arena, a warrant has been issued for his arrest for failure to appear in court. According to the Courier & Press, McCarty has defaulted on two loans, resulting in two lawsuits and a…

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April 29, 2020

BBN Jam Elite Eight: (1996) Walker & Anderson vs. (1995) Delk & McCarty

Nick Roush 10:00am April 29, 2020 4/29/20

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It’s fitting that no matter what happens in the Untouchables Regional Final, two players from Rick Pitino’s 1996 National Championship team will make the Final Four of KSR’s BBN Jam Tournament. The 1996 Kentucky team was absolutely loaded. Pitino went 10-deep to keep fresh legs on the court to apply fullcourt defensive pressure. Picking just…

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April 22, 2020

BBN Jam Sweet 16: (1995) Delk & McCarty vs. (2015 Blue) Cauley-Stein & Harrison

Nick Roush 11:30am April 22, 2020 4/22/20 Comments Disabled

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The winner of this BBN Jam matchup earns the right to take on Rick Pitino’s Untouchables from 1996 in the Elite Eight. Will it be a pair of their talented teammates, or the lengthy upperclassmen from John Calipari’s 2015 team that finished 38-1? Before you compare stats, there are a few things to consider. Even…

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April 11, 2020

BBN Jam Round One: (1995) Delk & McCarty vs. (2008) Bradley & Crawford

Nick Roush 11:00am April 11, 2020 4/11/20

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Are you ready for some offense? This first round BBN Jam matchup has one of the best combinations of three-point shooters you will find in the tournament. Billy Gillispie’s 2008 team did not have NCAA Tournament success, but they were fun to watch thanks to Smooth and Joe Crawford. The latter was a second team…

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January 21, 2020

Walter McCarty has been fired

Drew Franklin 7:46pm January 21, 2020 1/21/20

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Some unfortunate career news for a beloved Kentucky Wildcat as the University of Evansville has fired Walter McCarty. McCarty of course upset his alma mater in Rupp Arena earlier this year, but some very serious allegations off the court were too much for Evansville to tolerate. The university sent out this letter to the Evansville…

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November 13, 2019

Walter McCarty says win over Kentucky was ‘at the top’ among moments as a player

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm November 13, 2019 11/13/19

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On Tuesday evening, former Kentucky forward Walter McCarty led his Evansville Purple Aces into Rupp Arena and took down his alma mater by a final score of 67-64. And despite the 25-point spread and Kentucky taking over as the top-ranked team in all of college basketball, it was an outcome that really didn’t come as…

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November 12, 2019

Former Cat Walter McCarty celebrates historic victory

Maggie Davis 10:54pm November 12, 2019 11/12/19

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It was a tough, tough loss for Kentucky, as the Wildcats fell 67-64 to Evansville inside Rupp Arena. But once a Wildcat, always a Wildcat, and it was quite the night for former Cat Walter McCarty. After winning a National Championship for UK in 1996, McCarty returned to Rupp Arena Tuesday night and upset the…

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November 11, 2019

TRANSCRIPT: John Calipari previews Evansville

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:00pm November 11, 2019 11/11/19 Comments Disabled

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On if the approach is any different Evansville’s head Walter McCarty, a former player … “I’ve known Walter for a long time, so it won’t change how I play the game but I’m happy for him. Watching his team, he’s doing some good stuff. I’m always happy when we can bring guys back here. Bringing them coaching teams, we’ve done it before. I think it’s a…

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8 Notes from Calipari’s Pre-Evansville Press Conference

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm November 11, 2019 11/11/19

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John Calipari  met with reporters earlier to talk about Kentucky’s new No. 1 ranking and tomorrow’s game vs. Evansville. We’ve already shared EJ Montgomery’s status and Calipari’s comments on the James Wiseman situation, but here are the eight other things he said that stood out the most to me. He’s excited to welcome Walter McCarty…

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