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Mathies Named Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award Candidate

*+-LEXINGTON, Ky. – Senior guard A’dia Mathies has been selected as one of 30 national candidates for the prestigious Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award in women’s basketball, it was announced Wednesday. Mathies was chosen for excelling on and off the court. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be ...

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Alex Poythress and Nerlens Noel Pre-Season All Freshman

*+-The Sporting News released their All Freshman team and Kentucky’s Alex Poythress and Nerlens Noel are two of the five. Alex Poythress, Kentucky , SF, 6-7/215 Poythress is one of those matchup nightmares, a 6-7 wing too strong for a small forward to defend and too quick for a power ...

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James Young Might Take Official Visit to Big Blue Madness

*+-The list of recruits attending Big Blue Madness by the day and James Young might be added to that list in the near future. James Young enjoyed his weekend visit to Kentucky and is considering taking an official visit there Oct. 12 for Big Blue Madness. “That is the date ...

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The Towles Era Begins, Whether We Like It or Not

*+-With today’s announcement that starting QB Maxwell Smith will be out indefinitely with a serious ankle injury, UK Coach Joker Phillips announced that the team would utilize a platoon of freshmen Jalen Whitlow and Patrick Towles under center for this weekend’s matchup with Mississippi State. Earlier in the season, I ...

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Joker Phillips says Patrick Towles will Play

*+-Joker Phillips announced at his weekly press lucheon today that Maxwell Smith is out indefinitely and the Wildcats will have a two headed monster at quarterback. It will be a freshman monster as Jalen Whitlow, who played last game vs. South Carolina, and Patrick Towles will also see time behind ...

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JaQuan Lyle and Cliff Alexander attending Big Blue Madness

*+-A late night twitter conversation between two 2014 recruits confirmed both of them for Big Blue Madness. Kentucky 2014 basketball recruits JaQuan Lyle and Cliff Alexander(pictured above) will both attend John Calipari’s first practice on October 12th. Big Blue Madness will be loaded with talent on and off the court ...

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Kentucky Clear Frontrunner for James Young

*+-James Young had an unofficial visit this weekend and it sounds like it went really well. James Young visit to Kentucky went very well. No commitment yet, but Kentucky has some serious momentum and clear frontrunner. — Jerry Meyer (@jerrymeyer247) October 1, 2012 Reportedly James Young will most likely wait ...

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Darren Dowdell Commits to Kentucky

*+-It is being reported that Darren Dowdell, a 6’4″ 224lb tight end from Grady High School in Atlanta, has committed to Kentucky after tonight’s South Carolina game. According to @performelite Atlanta (Ga.) Grady TE Darren Dowdell (@ddouble_81) has committed to Kentucky. — Chris Fisher (@ChrisFisher247) September 30, 2012 Rivals and ...

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A Tale of Two Halves as Kentucky Falls to South Carolina

*+-Kentucky’s first half was magical as they stormed out to a 17-7 lead on the #6 ranked South Carolina Gamecocks in front of 49,810 at Commonwealth Stadium. Jalen Whitlow, who replaced an injured Maxwell Smith early on, was the offensive leader as the Wildcats smelled upset to foil Steve Spurrier’s ...

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Where to Watch South Carolina at Kentucky Football

*+-The Kentucky Wildcats(1-3) play the No. 6 South Carolina Gamecocks at Commonwealth Stadium at 7pm on ESPN2. The announcers for tonight’s game are Mike Patrick and Ed Cunningham. The sideline reporter is Jeannine Edwards. South Carolina is a 21 point favorite. You can also watch the game online at FirstRowSports.eu. ...

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John Calipari Visits Jay Z and Irv Gotti at Barclays Center

*+-John Calipari is somewhere different every day seems like and last night he was in Brooklyn for the opening of the Barclays Center. Had a chance to visit backstage w/ Jay-Z & my good friend Irv Gotti tonight. instagr.am/p/QJQX0ljSMA/ — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) September 29, 2012 I wonder if Julius ...

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West, Douglas Kentucky Football Captains for Saturday

*+-LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips has announced that redshirt freshman offensive lineman Zach West and sophomore defensive lineman Mike Douglas(pictured above) have been named game captains for Kentucky’s Southeastern Conference home opener on Saturday against No. 6 South Carolina at 7 p.m. ET. Game ...

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Joker Phillips Still the Kentucky Football Coach

*+-Internet rumors were rampant today as the talk was Joker Phillips had apparently resigned. I don’t know how everything transpired because I have been running errands, but I believe the rumor was Mitch Barnhart supposedly spoke to Joker Phillips and told him he was going to be fired and Joker ...

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Washington Wizards hold a workout for University of Kentucky G John Wall

John Wall Out 6-8 Weeks due to Knee Injury

*+-Everyone was looking forward to a breakout season for him and the young Washington Wizards, but that isn’t getting off to a good start. The Washington Wizards have released news that John Wall will be out 6-8 weeks due to a stress injury to his left patella. Here is the ...

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