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The Today Show will be Twinning Tomorrow

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The Today Show was on campus at the University of Kentucky recently and were filming a segment on twins. As you can guess, there are a couple pair of twins that you might recognize. Source A segment about the large number of twins on the University of Kentucky campus this year is tentatively scheduled to air on the national morning ...

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Jeff Goodman: “I Think Cats Will Be Better” Without Alex Poythress

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Jeff Goodman of ESPN has an “interesting” take on the Alex Poythress injury. Goodman says on Twitter that he actually thinks Kentucky will be better without Poythress on the roster.   UK won’t miss a beat without Poythress. In fact, I think Cats will be better. Talked to several people on their thoughts. Will post soon. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) ...

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Alex Poythress: God Always Has a Plan

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Injured Kentucky forward Alex Poythress has sent a message to fans on Twitter. “Minor setback for a major comeback,” Poythress posted on Twitter moments ago. “God always has a plan.”   Minor setback for a major comeback. God always has a plan. — Alex Poythress (@AlexTheGreat22) December 12, 2014

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UK, John Calipari Confirm That Poythress is Out for the Season

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The University of Kentucky and head coach John Calipari have confirmed that junior forward Alex Poythress is out for the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. “When you’re coaching other people’s children and these children have high aspirations and unlimited potential – not only to do things for themselves but for other people – I can’t begin to ...

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Kyle Wiltjer Adds to Messages for Alex Poythress

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While UK has not officially confirmed Alex Poythress suffered a knee injury, messages of support are starting to pour in from friends and teammates including Aaron Harrison and Brad Calipari. The latest to send his love to Poythress is former Kentucky teammate Kyle Wiltjer. Never is a good feeling when someone close to you gets hurt but know you’re going ...

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Aaron Harrison and Brad Calipari Seem to Confirm Poythress Injury

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The University of Kentucky has not officially confirmed that Alex Poythress has suffered a torn ACL. Messages from friends and teammates seem to indicated that the news is bad, however. Teammate Aaron Harrison had this to say on Instagram: theaaronice_ptp I can’t describe how much I feel for this man! He’s not only my teammate but he’s one of my ...

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WKYT: Alex Poythress Has a Torn ACL

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According to WKYT, Kentucky junior Alex Poythress has suffered a torn ACL and will likely miss the rest of the 2014-15 season. Here is an excerpt: LEXINGTON, Ky (WKYT) – WKYT sports has learned UK junior forward Alex Poythress from Clarksville, Tennessee sustained a knee injury on Thursday. WKYT has confirmed the injury is a torn ACL. Poythress has started ...

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Alex Poythress Suffers Knee Injury

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UPDATE: WKYT now reporting Alex Poythress sustained a torn ACL. It is official. Alex Poythress tears ACL. — Brian Milam (@brianwkyt) December 12, 2014 Still no confirmation from UK: UK spokesman regarding report of Poythress' torn ACL: "We have nothing to confirm right now." — Kyle Tucker (@KyleTucker_CJ) December 12, 2014 This would be a devastating injury for Poythress, who ...

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Who is Starting for Alex Poythress Tonight vs. Montana State?

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As you might have noticed earlier here on Nation of Blue, Alex Poythress is out again tonight due to his recent illness. Poythress was working out pretty hard when I walked into Rupp Arena around 4pm, getting up shots and doing drills with assistant coach Kenny Payne. My guess is he would definitely be able to play if he indeed ...

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Will Alex Poythress Play Today vs. Montana State?

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John Calipari has announced via twitter that Alex Poythress will not play today vs. Montana State. .@AlexTheGreat22 is doing a lot better today but we are going to hold him out one more game with an illness. — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) November 23, 2014 It sounds like Alex is feeling better and could probably play if he really had to. ...

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Alex Poythress Out of Starting Lineup; Who is in His Spot?

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Alex Poythress is out with with an illness and Dominique Hawkins has earned the start tonight for the Kentucky Wildcats. With Alex Poythress out tonight, Dominique Hawkins will make his first career start alongside the Harrison twins, Towns and Cauley-Stein. — Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) November 21, 2014 A great opportunity for Dominique tonight.

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Alex Poythress out for tonight’s game against Boston U

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UK is reporting that Alex Poythress will not play tonight against Boston U due to an illness. Alex Poythress will not play tonight due to illness. He's day to day. — Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) November 21, 2014 With Alex Poythress out tonight, Dominique Hawkins will make his first career start alongside the Harrison twins, Towns and Cauley-Stein. — Kentucky Basketball ...

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Alex Poythress and the Cats Throw a Block Party in Indy

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Kentucky blocked as many shots (11) as Kansas had field goals (11). — John Clay (@johnclayiv) November 19, 2014 The Cats had eight blocks in the opening half vs. Kansas, including this denial by Alex Poythress: Willie Cauley-Stein = ALL BALL. And Coach Cal agrees. #BBN #WeAreUK https://t.co/UDNUUyAXMI — S.E. Shepherd (@TheSEShepherd) November 19, 2014

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