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John Calipari, Tony BarbeeThe UK men's basketball team beat Auburn 72-62 in Lexington's Rupp Arena on Saturday, February 9, 2013. Photo by Chet White | UK Athletics

Kentucky Basketball: Tony Barbee Elevated to Assistant Coach

*+-LEXINGTON, Ky. – Head coach John Calipari announced on Friday the elevation of Tony Barbee to assistant coach after spending the 2014-15 season as the special assistant to the head coach at Kentucky. Barbee, a former head coach at UTEP and Auburn, will rejoin the bench as an assistant coach, ...

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NSP #10 – Recruiting, NBA news

*+-Adam Gilley and I sit down and talk about recruiting, NBA news, with a little Wildcat football mixed in. Hope you guys enjoy, if you don’t laugh we will buy you a White Castle Burger.

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Top Recruit Currently on Kentucky’s Campus Possibly for 2015

*+-The Kentucky Basketball recruiting class for 2015 looks like it is still not complete with Caleb Swanigan still on the board. Oh, and there is also Canadian Jamal Murray, who could reclassify to 2015. He happens to be on Kentucky’s campus. Jamal Murray is on an official visit to Kentucky. ...

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Report: Kentucky Back in the Mix For 2015 Five-Star Center

*+-According to multiple reports Kentucky has emerged as legitimate landing spot for 2015 five-star center Caleb Swanigan. Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com and Jeff Rabjohns of Peegs.com are both reporting this. Kentucky has emerged as a legitimate landing spot for 2015 big man Caleb Swanigan, source told @CBSSports. #BBN — Jon ...

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Anthony Davis Needs a New Head Coach in the NBA

*+-Former Kentucky star Anthony Davis needs a new head coach in the NBA. The New Orleans Pelicans have fired coach Monty Williams after a 45-37 season and an appearance in the NBA playoffs. Pelicans executive vice president Mickey Loomis had this to say in a statement: “Making a decision like ...

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Kentucky and Arizona State Finalize Two Year Series

*+-According to Doug Haller of azcentral.com, Arizona State and Kentucky have finalized a two year series. ASU and Kentucky will meet this season in Rupp Arena on December 12, and will play in the Bahamas in 2016. Arizona State basketball has finalized the two-year series with perennial-power Kentucky that will ...

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Coach Cal: We May Never Platoon Again

*+-John Calipari wrote a piece on CoachCal.com earlier today about platooning and much more. Calipari bluntly said in the article that he will likely never platoon again. Here is an excerpt: Let’s not forget, just because you don’t shoot the most doesn’t mean it will hurt your draft stock. Anthony ...

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Jaylen Brown Picks California

*+-ESPN’s #1 player in the 2015 class has announced that he will play at California next season. Jaylen Brown tells Scout that he has committed to California. Story coming. — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) May 2, 2015 This has been a whirlwind recruitment the last couple of days as the Golden ...

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Kentucky Basketball to play Eastern Kentucky in 2015-2016

*+-Kentucky and Eastern Kentucky will meet on the hardwood for the second straight season. Here is the press release from EKU. RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University’s men’s basketball team will play the University of Kentucky for the second straight season in 2015-16. The game will be played on Dec. ...

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