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Highlights, box score & MVP from Wildcats’ fun win over Morehead State

Highlights, box score & MVP from Wildcats’ fun win over Morehead State

Jordan Prather-USA TODAY Sports The 2020-21 Cats are long, athletic and loaded with talent. A Thanksgiving Week restart to the college basketball season was the perfect setting for the Kentucky Wildcats, as 10 different players made their debut in blue and white in a 81-45 win over Morehead State, the first game of the 2020 Bluegrass Showcase at Rupp Arena. Four freshman - Devin Askew, BJ Boston, Terrence Clarke and Isaiah Jackson got their first college start along with Wake Forest transfer Olivier Sarr - as the No. 10-ranked Wildcats used its length on the defensive...
A Sea Of Blue Nov 23, 2020
Calipari concerned about his team’s fight; Olivier Sarr reveals possible starting lineup

Calipari concerned about his team’s fight; Olivier Sarr reveals possible starting lineup

UK Athletics Not exactly something you want to be concerned about. With the season just two days away, Kentucky Wildcats head coach voiced some concern about his young team as they prepare for their season opener against the Morehead State Eagles. While meeting with the media via Zoom Monday, Calipari questioned whether or not he focused enough on teaching his team to fight during the offseason. “The mistake I may have made with this group...I should’ve worried more about fight and less about the specific x’s and o’s,” Calipari said. “You try to balance it,...
A Sea Of Blue Nov 19, 2020
Several Wildcats earn preseason SEC and Naismith honors

Several Wildcats earn preseason SEC and Naismith honors

UK Athletics More preseason accolades for the Cats as the new season is almost here. A week after earning preseason All-SEC honors from the media, Kentucky Wildcats guard Brandon Boston Jr. and center Olivier Sarr were tabbed to the coaches’ all-conference squads. Boston, who earned first-team honors by the media, is also a member of the eight-man first-team squad picked by the league’s 14 head coaches. Sarr is a second-team pick and was also on the media’s second team as well. In addition, Boston and fellow freshman guard Terrence Clarke were both named to the...
A Sea Of Blue Nov 12, 2020
Twitter reactions to Kentucky’s Pro Day

Twitter reactions to Kentucky’s Pro Day

UK Athletics Fans got their first real look at the newest edition of the Kentucky Wildcats. We finally got out first glimpse of the 2020-21 edition of the Kentucky Wildcats basketball team via their annual Pro Day. It was noticeably less packed than previous years, as they hosted all NBA scouts through Zoom instead of in-person. Among those virtually in attendance was Miami Heat president and Kentucky legend Pat Riley. We learned a little about this year’s team, such as BJ Boston is a stud, Isaiah Jackson looks like a freak of nature, and Olivier Sarr was worth the five month wait to...
A Sea Of Blue Nov 12, 2020
Brandon Boston praises Olivier Sarr

Brandon Boston praises Olivier Sarr

Olivier Sarr Sarr has become the leader that the young Wildcats need. Kentucky basketball has become a popular destination for big-time transfers in recent years, the latest being Olivier Sarr. Widely regarded as the top transfer of the 2020 offseason, Sarr committed to Kentucky in May following a productive three-year career at Wake Forest. He’s coming off a breakout 2019-20 season where he averaged 13.7 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game. He shot 52.7% from the floor, made the All-ACC Third Team, was a two-time ACC Player of the Week, and was the runner-up for the 2020 ACC...
A Sea Of Blue Nov 11, 2020
Brandon Boston projected to be top-10 player in college basketball

Brandon Boston projected to be top-10 player in college basketball

UK Athletics Another preseason honor for the freshman. The Kentucky Wildcats top-ranked recruit from their loaded 2020 recruiting class earned another preseason honor this week as Kevin Flaherty of 247 sports projects B.J. Boston to be among the top 10 players in college basketball this season. Boston checked in at No. 7 on Flaherty’s list and is the only player from the SEC selected. Explaining the projection Flaherty wrote, “Under normal circumstances, it wouldn’t be easy to pick Kentucky’s star here. Olivier Sarr is the most proven player, but as we mentioned with Carlik...
A Sea Of Blue Nov 10, 2020
Isaiah Jackson enjoying underdog role and battles with Olivier Sarr

Isaiah Jackson enjoying underdog role and battles with Olivier Sarr

UK Athletics Iron sharpens iron. Today, Kentucky Wildcats freshman Isaiah Jackson met with media via Zoom to discussing the upcoming college basketball season. Jackson, the 30th-ranked recruit in 2020 via 247 Sports Composite, was initially expected to be a role player off the bench who should be back for a sophomore season. However, Jackson has been drawing rave reviews from coaches, teammates, and media who’ve gotten to watch practice, including ESPN’s Jimmy Dykes, to the point it won’t be a surprise if he hears his name called in the 2021 NBA Draft. Jackson admitted that...
A Sea Of Blue Nov 9, 2020
Now that he’s eligible to play this season, Olivier Sarr confirms Kentucky’s title-contending status

Now that he’s eligible to play this season, Olivier Sarr confirms Kentucky’s title-contending status

Olivier Sarr was one of the best big men in the ACC this past season. He’ll be a (literal) big boost for Kentucky’s chances to make a championship run this season. | Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports The only thing that felt longer than the year 2020 itself was the ruling on whether or not Wake Forest transfer Olivier Sarr would be eligible to suit up for Kentucky this season. He is, and that’s fantastic news for Kentucky’s title chances. Olivier Sarr Class: (Transfer) Senior Height: 7-0 Weight: 255 Hometown: Toulouse, France High School: INSEP (Paris) There’s a reason why...
A Sea Of Blue Nov 8, 2020
SEC and ACC coaches talk about the impact of Olivier Sarr

SEC and ACC coaches talk about the impact of Olivier Sarr

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports Some coaches seem to believe Sarr won’t make a big difference. As you know, Olivier Sarr has now officially been ruled eligible for the 2020 college basketball season turning the Kentucky Wildcats into a real Final Four contender. But just how impactful can Sarr be for the Cats? Jeff Borzello of ESPN released a story where he asked coaches from the ACC that has faced Sarr in his career, coaches in the SEC, and coaches from other parts of the country to see what the expectations are for Sarr this season. Each coach was able to remain anonymous, but...
A Sea Of Blue Nov 6, 2020
Olivier Sarr makes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award watch list

Olivier Sarr makes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award watch list

UK Athletics Sarr is primed to be one of the best centers in college basketball. Kentucky Wildcats senior Olivier Sarr has made the watch list for the 2021 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award, presented annually to the nation’s best center. Named after Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, this year’s award will be presented at the ESPN College Basketball Awards Show in April. The award is in its seventh year of existence, and Kentucky has yet to have someone win it. Sarr, who was granted immediately eligibility last month after transferring from Wake Forest,...
A Sea Of Blue Nov 3, 2020
A Letter to Santa

A Letter to Santa

Santa Claus is a UK fan The letter might have started this way… “Dear Santa,I’ve done my best to be good this year along with all of Big Blue Nation. It has been a tough and confusing year with the coronavirus and not getting to have a March Madness last year, so if you could help, here is what I want for Christmas please. I would like for Olivier Sarr and Jacob Toppin to be ruled eligible to play this season. If you could give me that, I would be very excited….and if you do that for me, we might even play zone a few times this year, not too often, but every now and then. Thank...
A Sea Of Blue Nov 3, 2020
Isaiah Jackson turning heads at practice

Isaiah Jackson turning heads at practice

UK Athletics Isaiah Jackson could be the piece that Kentucky needs to make a deep run this season. Isaiah Jackson is one recruit from Kentucky’s 2020 class that has not been talked about a lot. Guys such as BJ Boston, Terrence, Devin Askew have all garnered more attention, and even Olivier Sarr, Keion Brooks, and Jacob Toppin have been talked about more from a big man perspective. But according to Matt Jones of Kentucky Sports Radio, four-star freshman forward Isaiah Jackson Is turning heads and practice and may have been severely undervalued. Jackson is a tall, lanky, athletic...
A Sea Of Blue Oct 28, 2020
Olivier Sarr talks goals, who he models his game after, his impact on UK, and more

Olivier Sarr talks goals, who he models his game after, his impact on UK, and more

UK Athletics Sarr is ready to do whatever it takes to win a national championship. Today, senior center Olivier Sarr had his first meeting with UK media as he prepares for the upcoming season, his first with the Kentucky Wildcats following his offseason transfer from Wake Forest. Sarr made it no secret that his goal is to help UK win a national championship, and he’s ready to do whatever it takes to make it a reality. “Whatever it takes, sacrifice, whatever the team needs me to sacrifice, and play my role at my best to help that team win and win the national championship.” Sarr...
Cincinnati Enquirer Oct 28, 2020
Is hype growing out of control for Olivier Sarr? Kentucky's 7-footer sees move as 'win-win'

Is hype growing out of control for Olivier Sarr? Kentucky's 7-footer sees move as 'win-win'

The hype for Olivier Sarr has been steadily growing since he transferred to Kentucky. Now eligible, the 7-footer is welcoming UK's brighter spotlight.        
A Sea Of Blue Oct 27, 2020
Daimion Collins expected to pick college on Saturday, per report

Daimion Collins expected to pick college on Saturday, per report

Team Griffin Basketball The top-10 recruit sounds ready to make his college choice. Kentucky basketball has gained a lot of momentum over the last few weeks. Olivier Sarr is eligible to play, Jacob Toppin was also granted a waiver, and highly-touted recruits Bryce Hopkins and Skyy Clark made their decision to suit up in Kentucky blue. Could another decision for the Wildcats be imminent? Last week, Kentucky picked up multiple predictions to land 2021 big man Daimion Collins after the Oklahoma Sooners were widely viewed as the favorites. In fact, the 247 Sports Crystal Ball gives...

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