Diamond Stone Announces His Top 5; Did Kentucky Make the Cut?

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Five star center Diamond Stone released his top 5 via twitter today and some were surprised by his list. Maryland, Duke, Oklahoma State, Wisconsin, and UCONN made the cut for the 6’10″ big man from Milwaukee. Obviously, Kentucky did not make the list. Stone, with one of the best names in all of sports, will [...]

Kentucky Men’s Basketball Announces Staff Additions

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Additions include director of analytics and assistant strength and conditioning coach LEXINGTON, Ky. – The UK men’s basketball program has added Joel Justus as the director of men’s basketball analytics and Robert Harris as assistant strength and conditioning coach, head coach John Calipari announced Thursday. Justus’ main responsibilities will include analyzing player and team performance, [...]

Cleveland GM Would Have Talked to John Calipari Too

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Remember when John Calipari was rumored to get a huge offer from the Cleveland Cavaliers which would have included final say on roster decisions? Current Cleveland GM David Griffin said Dan Gilbert should have called Coach Cal. Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin appeared on The Doug Gottlieb Show on Wednesday, and he said that [...]

New York Times: Anthony Davis is the next superstar

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With many of Team USA’s star veterans out of the lineup, Anthony Davis has the opportunity to shine in the world spotlight. From the New York Times’ Beckley Mason: In early exhibition games, Davis has created highlights on both ends with sledgehammer dunks, spectacular blocks and some jump shots off plays designed to get him [...]

Knott County’s Evan Hall Planning an Official Visit

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Knott County’s Evan Hall, a 6’7″ small forward, is planning an official visit to IUPUI. I just found out t-nite that Evan Hall will B visiting Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis this weekend. Sounds official visit — Carter Hall (@BluegrassRec) August 27, 2014 Hall has reported interest from Morehead State, Western Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky, Lipscomb, Colgate, [...]

Five Star Power Forward Cuts List

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Five Star power forward Henry Ellenson has cut his list and Kentucky is in his top 3. Henry Ellenson, a five-star prospect, tells Scout that he has narrowed his list of schools to Kentucky, Marquette and Michigan State. — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) August 28, 2014 Among the schools not making the final cut are Duke, [...]

Dick Vitale Thinks Twins are a Sensational Backcourt

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Dick Vitale writes about the top backcourts in America and Kentucky’s Andrew and Aaron Harrison makes the conversation. Let’s look at a few teams that should be sensational on the perimeter this season. Look at Kentucky and its winning experience displayed during tournament play. These kids didn’t play like freshmen by the end of the [...]

Photo Gallery: UK Hoops Photo Day

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It was photo day for UK Hoops on Monday. Here’s a look at some of the fun behind-the-scenes. *Photos: Regina Rickert. Click to enlarge. Special thanks to UK Athletics photographers Britney Howard and Chet White , Clay Jackson and Mark Zerof. Be sure and check out their galleries.

Highlights: Anthony Davis leads Team USA in win over Slovenia

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Anthony Davis scored 18 points to go with 11 rebounds, 4 blocks and 4 steals to lead Team USA to a 101-71 win over Slovenia. Team USA moves to 4-0 in exhibition play. *via @_MarcusD_ DeMarcus Cousins added 6 points, 7 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 steals in 14 minutes. Photos || @boogiecousins & @rudygay22 [...]