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NOB Quick Hitters: Johnny Manziel Apologizes to Texas A&M Coaches

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Another busy day in the world of sports and we lead off with Johnny Football coming clean on his recent extraction from the Manning Football Camp. A source has told ESPN that Johnny Manziel has apologized to the Texas A&M coaching staff and was told to be honest about everything that happened before he left the Manning Camp. Canada lost ...

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Kyle Wiltjer Leads Canada to Blowout of United Arab Emirates

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Kyle Wiltjer and the Canadian World University Games team destroyed United Arab Emirates 137-43 in Russia. Wiltjer finished with a team leading 22 points on 10-12 shooting, 2-2 from the free throw line and grabbed 5 rebounds. Team Canada now moves to 2-0 in pool play and will get a day off before taking on Australia on July 10th 5:00 ...

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Kyle Wiltjer Still A Loyal Cat in Russia

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Kyle Wiltjer posted the photo below on Instagram. He is currently at the World University Games in Russia, it shows him still wearing a UK shirt. Maybe he’s coming back? At the world university games with my guy @heslip by @kwiltj

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Dante Exum says Kentucky One of Teams Recruiting Him the Hardest

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Australia’s Dante Exum has received a lot of attention the last couple of days as he has shown the world how good he actually is in the Under 19 World Championships in Prague. Exum spoke with Adam Zagoria about his upcoming decision to either play in college or go straight to the NBA and also the schools that are recruiting ...

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Video: Dante Exum Still Undecided on Basketball Future

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If you haven’t heard his name before, you need to learn it real quick. Australia Under 19 team’s Dante Exum will be graduating from high school in November and will be eligible to play college basketball after Christmas. The 6-foot-6 guard from the Australian Institute of Sport is projected by many to be a top 10 NBA draft pick. There ...

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Updated Kentucky Basketball Roster for 2013-14 Season: July Edition

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The Kentucky Basketball roster has been evolving for quite some time now and with the recent transfer request by Kyle Wiltjer and the addition of another walk-on, I haven’t updated the Kentucky Basketball roster yet for next season. Here is the updated roster as of today: Jon Hood Jarrod Polson Alex Poythress Willie Cauley-Stein Julius Randle Andrew Harrison Aaron Harrison ...

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Kyle Wiltjer Transfer, Not a Done Deal?

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Kyle Wiltjer might have written his “thank you BBN” letter, but is he really going to transfer? Greg Wiltjer, Kyle’s dad, said the transfer is not a done deal. Kyle is still a Wildcat and loves being one, according to Greg, although his status is still up in the air. He might redshirt at Kentucky as well. Kyle’s dilemma is ...

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Kyle Wiltjer Still Texting with John Calipari

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John Calipari was asked yesterday at the Kentucky Speedway about the status of Kyle Wiltjer and it sounds like it could still be up in the air if he will transfer or not. Mark Story of Kentucky.com was at the Quaker State 400 and recorded the following from Calipari. Looking ahead to next season for UK, the Kentucky coach was ...

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Joe B. Hall Understands Kyle Wiltjer

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In an article written by Alan Cutler, Joe B. Hall talks about his time at Kentucky (as a player) and how he once was in Kyle Wiltjer’s current situation. [colored_box color=”blue”]In the late 1940’s, Joe B. was sitting on UK’s bench. Kentucky played at Madison Square Garden, which back then was “the” place to play. “I would have given anything ...

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Wildcat Captions #22 – Goodbye Kyle Wiltjer #uktbt

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It’s Throwback Thursday and you must caption the photo below from from Gonzaga-bound(?) Kyle Wiltjer.     Best of luck, Kyle! Leave your “captions” on the comments box below. Once we have enough entries, we will select the winner. [colored_box color=”blue”]*If you have funny and/or interesting photos you’d like to share for Wildcat Captions, send them to news@nationofblue.com. GO CATS![/colored_box]

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Gonzaga’s Kevin Pangos Would Love to Have Kyle Wiltjer

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Kyle Wiltjer’s current Canadian teammate Kevin Pangos spoke to Zagsblog about the possibility of Wiltjer becoming a Bulldog and play with him after next season. Pangos would love the opportunity and could see Mark Few building around Wiltjer. The topic of Wiltjer transferring came up during the Canadian team’s recent trip to China and while Pangos maintains he is not ...

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Report: Kyle Wiltjer will Transfer to Gonzaga

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Greg Crawford of Comcast Sportsnet is reporting that Kyle Wiltjer will transfer to Gonzaga. Crawford’s Court has learned tonight that barring any last minute change of heart, Kyle Wiltjer will most likely be playing his basketball in 2014-15 for the Gonzaga Bulldogs. Wiltjer still could choose another school besides Gonzaga, but two different sources told Crawford’s Court tonight that they ...

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John Calipari Will Not Block Any School from Kyle Wiltjer

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ESPN’s Andy Katz is reporting that John Calipari will not block any school of attaining Kyle Wiltjer by transfer. Kentucky coach John Calipari said Tuesday Kyle Wiltjer can still come back but if he transfers he won't block him from going anywhere. — Andy Katz (@ESPNAndyKatz) June 25, 2013 Several coaches recently, i.e. Kevin Stallings, have blocked kids transferring to ...

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Kentucky Doesn’t Need Kyle Wiltjer to be Championship Contender

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Mike DeCourcy of The Sporting News looks at the loss of Kyle Wiltjer and gives a real look at the 6’10” forward’s impact on the Kentucky Basketball team. DeCourcy discusses how much Wiltjer needs to work in the weight room, how it was an overreaction to think the loss will hurt the Wildcats 3 point shooting and leadership and how ...

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Kyle and Coach Cal’s Letter to BBN

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Kyle Wiltjer: [colored_box color=”blue”]Big Blue Nation, I would like to take this moment to thank Coach Cal, the entire staff, my teammates and the BBN for a memorable two years thus far. Heading into college my dream was to win a National Championship and compete with and play against the best players in the country. Without a doubt, I accomplished ...

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Schools Lining up for Kyle Wiltjer

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ESPN.com is reporting that sources have claimed at least 6 schools are interested in Kentucky transfer Kyle Wiltjer. Sources told ESPN.com that Gonzaga, Portland, Texas, Stanford, Oregon and Oregon State are all interested in pursuing sophomore forward Kyle Wiltjer after he announced Monday on the Kentucky website that he was exploring options of transferring. Read “Sources: Schools Interested if Kyle ...

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Kyle Wiltjer Leaving Kentucky

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John Calipari just tweeted out that Kyle Wiltjer will leave the Kentucky Basketball program. #BBN, Kyle Wiltjer is going to explore other options. I’m disappointed, but I fully support whatever he chooses. http://t.co/g0y23n5UX4 — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) June 24, 2013 Whatever Kyle chooses – and I still hope he ends up back with us – I wish him and his ...

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