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UK extends AD Mitch Barnhart's contract

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky has signed athletics director Mitch Barnhart to a three-year contract extension that would keep him in Lexington through June 2022. 424 more words

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Behind the curtain at UK summer hoops workouts

The majority of media that covers Kentucky’s basketball program is not allowed to watch practices and summer workouts.

CoachCal.com editor Metz Camfield, however, is allowed to attend and pass along his thoughts. 330 more words

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Poythress still a question as draft approaches

LEXINGTON, Ky. – UK senior forward Alex Poythress will finally get the chance to hear his name called in the NBA Draft Thursday, but few would have predicted at the beginning of his collegiate career he would head to the draft facing so much uncertainty. 876 more words

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Murray to lead NBA rookies in scoring, says Cal

USA TODAY’s latest mock NBA drafthas former Kentucky star Jamal Murray headed with the fifth pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves, in the process joining former UK star Karl-Anthony Towns, the league’s most recent rookie of the year. 141 more words

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Calipari shrugs off report of Ulis hip issues

Kentucky’s Tyler Ulis could wind up a first-round selection in Thursday night’s NBA draft, though as tends to happen in the days leading up to this event, there was a troublesome report recently about Ulis’ health. 226 more words

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UK hires Mingione as baseball coach

LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the second time, UK athletic director Mitch Barnhart has turned to a John Cohen assistant to be his new head baseball coach. 574 more words

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Forecasting UK's 2016 NBA draft prospects

The NBA Draft is fast approaching, and as always Kentucky has a lot of talent heading to the next level.

To answer how they will fare in the NBA, Campus Insiders’ basketball analyst Jordan Cornette forecasts the NBA futures for guard Tyler Ulis, guard Jamal Murray, and forward Skal Labissiere. 36 more words

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