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Can we move on from the Louisville basketball and Kenny Payne chatter? | Jeff Greer

Can we move on from the Kenny Payne-to-Louisville chatter?

I get how we got here: A few of Payne’s well-known friends told a writer they’ve known for a while they’d like to see their old pal get the head-coaching gig at their alma mater. 1,064 more words

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Jarred Vanderbilt makes UK basketball debut against South Carolina Gamecocks

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Finally, Kentucky basketball fans got a glimpse of Jarred Vanderbilt on the court in a game.

The freshman forward made his collegiate debut at South Carolina Tuesday, checking in about six minutes into the game. 423 more words

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Quade Green, Tai Wynyard out for Kentucky basketball at South Carolina Gamecocks

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Kentucky basketball team will be without starting point guard Quade Green for a third straight game Tuesday at South Carolina.

The freshman and reserve forward Tai Wynyard did not make the trip due to back injuries and will watch the game in Lexington, UK confirmed about an hour before tipoff. 167 more words

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WATCH: John Calipari Makes Half-Court Shot, Players Go Wild

John Calipari did something he has never done as Kentucky basketball coach on Tuesday evening.

During the Wildcats’ pre-game shootaround in South Carolina, Calipari lined up and drained a halfcourt shot. 149 more words

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Kentucky players roasted John Calipari after his first made half-court shot in 10 years

Kentucky head coach John Calipari put his basketball skills to the test ahead of Tuesday’s game at South Carolina when he drained a shot from midcourt. 194 more words

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UK basketball signees Immanuel Quickley, Keldon Johnson named McDonald's All-Americans

Two future Kentucky basketball players will play in the 41st annual McDonald’s All-American game in March in Atlanta.

Point guard Immanuel Quickley and shooting guard… 203 more words

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Unmasked, not declawed: How a Jerry Tipton parody Twitter account took aim at Louisville

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Lee Stewart quickly realized the limitations of mimicking a college basketball beat writer.

When it began in 2010, his @NotJerryTipton Twitter account, a parody of the Lexington Herald-Leader’s Jerry Tipton, tweeted about the media and Kentucky basketball, leaving him with little material to work with from April to October. 1,091 more words

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