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Report: Tony Barbee to Join Kentucky Basketball Staff

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Former Auburn head coach and John Calipari assistant Tony Barbee is reportedly joining the Kentucky Basketball staff. Here is an excerpt from the report on CatsIllustrated.com: Multiple sources on Thursday confirmed discussions between Barbee and UK. The hire could be announced as early as Friday, a source said. Read “Sources: Kentucky to hire Barbee” by ...

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Bruce Pearl is back in the SEC

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According to CBSSports.com Auburn University has hired former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl to replace the recently fired Tony Barbee as the new men’s basketball coach. Auburn has hired Bruce Pearl to be its new men’s basketball coach, a source told CBSSports.com on Tuesday. The school subsequently announced the hiring. “I’m humbled and blessed to be ...

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KENTUCKY AT AUBURN-PREVIEW AND PREDICTION

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With Florida coming to Rupp Arena on Saturday for a high powered show down it is easy for Big Blue Nation to look ahead in anticipation.  Yet the Wildcats themselves have one more hurdle to jump before turning their attention to the Gators.  The Cats are on the road tonight and will face the Auburn ...

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Auburn’s Tony Barbee says His Team was Competitive

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Auburn Head Coach Tony Barbee On his team’s performance … “I’m proud of the guys and the way they competed. It’s the only way as a team that we’re going to survive and give ourselves a chance, especially against a team as talented and well coached as Kentucky is. I’m proud of the way that ...

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Highlights of Kentucky’s Win over Auburn

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Highlights of Kentucky’s 72-62 victory over Auburn that extended their streak to five straight wins. Five Cats finished in double figures, led by Kyle Wiltjer’s 14 points. Ryan Harrow and Willie Cauley-Stein both added 12 points, and Nerlens Noel finished with his third straight double-double.

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Jarrod Polson, Willie Cauley-Stein and Nerlens Noel Post-Auburn Interviews

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Kentucky Men’s Basketball Kentucky vs. Auburn Postgame Quotes Rupp Arena – Lexington, Ky. Feb. 9, 2013 Kentucky Student-Athletes #15, Willie Cauley-Stein, F On how physical the game was … “I think we handled it really well. Coach Cal is good that way. Every game we play is going to be tough like that. (Coach Cal) ...

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Kentucky / Auburn Postgame Notes

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2012-13 Kentucky Men’s Basketball Auburn at Kentucky Lexington, Ky. — Rupp Arena Feb. 9, 2013 Post-Game Notes Attendance: 24,253 FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 72, Auburn 62 Team Records and Series Notes With the win, Kentucky improved to 17-7, 8-2 in the Southeastern Conference. Auburn falls to 9-14, 3-7 in SEC action. UK has won five consecutive ...

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Kentucky Wins Slugfest Over Auburn 72-62

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The Auburn Tigers had a gameplan that Kentucky head football coach Mark Stoops would have loved, as Tony Barbee’s squad tried to push around the Wildcats and pound out an upset win in Rupp Arena. The Wildcats proved to be too tough as they gritted out a 72-62 win to improve their SEC record to ...

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Where to Watch Kentucky vs. Auburn

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The Kentucky Wildcats (16-6, 7-2) host the Auburn Tigers (9-13, 3-6) today at 4pm today on the SEC Network. The announcers for today’s game are Dave Baker and Kara Lawson. Kentucky is favored by 17 points. Here is background on today’s SEC matchup: Auburn snapped a six-game slide with a 49-37 home-win over Alabama on ...

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John Caipari Pre-Auburn Press Conference

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John Calipari talks about how he is doing things he has never done this season, including not watching game film with his team, and also about how players don’t care about anything outside a 4 foot circle.

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