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3 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky men's basketball wins second straight NABC Academic Excellence Award

The University of Kentucky was among 129 men's basketball teams across all divisions honored Thursday as winners of the Team Academic Excellence Award, presented by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Brian Long, Sam Malone, Jarrod Polson, Eloy Vargas, Mark Krebs

6 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky offers Alumni Game with a twist this year

The University of Kentucky men's basketball team will hold its annual Alumni Charity Game with a new twist this year.

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Related Topix: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Anthony Davis, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball

13 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Canzano: Kyle Wiltjer sounds off on Damian Lillard, Kentucky and Gonzaga

Last summer Kentucky big man Kyle Wiltjer left Kentucky for Gonzaga. Most impressively, he did so without hurting anyone's feelings, or seemingly losing a friend.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kyle Wiltjer, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball

Tue Jul 22, 2014

A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Wildcats Morning Quickies: Mark Stoops Edition

News and commentary from around the Big Blue Internet. Mark Stoops will not attend Governor's Cup luncheon.

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Related Topix: Hillview, KY, Sports, NCAA Sports

A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Football: Introduction To Coverages Under Mark Stoops

A very basic look at these defensive coverages: Cover 0, Cover 1, Cover 2, Cover 3, Cover 4, and Quarter Quarter Half along with some examples of their usage by UK last season.

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A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Football Recruit Damien Harris Captures The Recruiting Headlines Again

The Big Blue Nation's love affair and courtship of the nation's number one running back reached another plateau in the last 24 hours.

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Related Topix: Matt Elam, Sports, NCAA Sports

BleacherReport

Kentucky Basketball: Ranking the 5 Best Defenders in Wildcats History

Kentucky basketball has had its fair share of great offensive players through the years.

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Related Topix: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Anthony Davis, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball

BleacherReport

Can Julius Randle Be LA Lakers' Next Star?

Perhaps he has what it takes, but the jury is still out. The Lakers saw enough of him during his freshman season at Kentucky to select him with the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Anthony Davis, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies

Mon Jul 21, 2014

A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Basketball: 2016 Shooting Guard Malik Monk Is A Remarkable Athlete

Sometimes, you see mixtapes that tell you something about how a player handles the ball, how he shoots, how he passes.

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WKYT

Three Wildcats honored for academic achievement

Three University of Kentucky men's basketball players have been honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for excellence in the classroom during the 2013-14 academic school year.

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Related Topix: Sam Malone, Jarrod Polson, Sports, NCAA Sports, NCAA Women's Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats Women's Basketball, NCAA Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball

A Sea of Blue

2014 Kentucky Football Season Preview

How did our current coaches fare in the second year of their previous jobs, and can it help to predict UK's upcoming season? At the precipice of Year Two, Kentucky's defense appears to be emphasizing versatility by staffing it with multi-role players.

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BleacherReport

How Much Do Recruiting Rankings Factor into NCAA Basketball Success?

There's not a player in the 2015 class who has received the kind of hype that surrounded Andrew Wiggins.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Anthony Davis, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball

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2014 Kentucky Wildcats Football Preview

During the SEC media days in Hoover, Alabama, head coach Mark Stoops told the media he was blessed to be at Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Mike Douglas, Sports, NCAA Sports, SEC Football, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Football, NCAA Football

A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Football: Year Two Under Mark Stoops and Neal Brown

How did our current coaches fare in the second year of their previous jobs, and can it help to predict UK's upcoming season? In 41 days the University of Kentucky's football team will be kicking-off against Tennessee-Martin to begin the 2014 season.

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News 4 Jax

Pelicans, Wizards to play in Jacksonville

The New Orleans Pelicans and the Washington Wizards will take the court inside Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena for a preseason game on Oct. 8. "We're honored to welcome the NBA back to Jacksonville," Brown said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Anthony Davis, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, University of Florida NCAA, Florida Gators NCAA Basketball

A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Basketball: Crash The Glass Or Stay Back - Which Is The Better Philsophy?

Ken Pomeroy had an interesting article up the other day about offensive rebounding.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Wildcats Sunday Quickies: Joe B. Hall Edition

News and commentary from around the Big Blue Internet. 1978 championship team to roast Joe B. Hall.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

State Journal

Players, coaches staying positive

HOOVER, Ala. - Despite a 2-10 record in Mark Stoops' initial season as UK's football coach and prospects for 2014 that may be measured in baby steps rather than leaps and bounds, it appears that the key parties remain on board with the vision of Stoops and the Kentucky administration about the program.

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Related Topix: Max Godby, Sports, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Texas A&M University-Commerce NCAA, Texas A&M Aggies NCAA Football, Cedric Ogbuehi

WKYT

Woodyard hosts 16 Ways camp

Former Wildcat Wesley Woodyard, along with several other former UK players, hosted his annual 16 Ways Foundation football camp on Saturday at Lafayette High School.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Football, NCAA Football, NFL Football, Wesley Woodyard, Tennessee Titans, Avery Williamson, NFL Players

Fri Jul 18, 2014

CBS Local

Former King Jimmer Fredette Signs With New Orleans

APRIL 5: Jimmer Fredette #32 of the Chicago Bulls drives against the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center on April 5, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Jimmer Fredette, NBA Players, Washington Wizards, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Darius Miller

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