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Oct 27, 2017

WATCH: Kevin Knox, Quade Green, and Wenyen Gabriel talk following victory over Thomas More

Kentucky defeated Thomas More 103-61, and Kevin Knox, Wenyen Gabriel, and Quade Green spoke to the media afterward to give their thoughts on how the team played. Knox was the team’s leading scorer with 27 points, and he discussed his performance, Calipari’s comments on the team’s need for conditioning, along with UK’s defensive presence on […]
Oct 27, 2017

WATCH: Highlights from Kentucky vs. Thomas More

Catch the best of the best plays from the Cats’ first exhibition game in this highlight reel from the good people at Kentucky Wildcats TV.
Oct 27, 2017

Calipari confirms Jemarl Baker had knee surgery

Freshman guard Jemarl Baker has yet to play this preseason, and tonight, John Calipari confirmed that Baker had surgery to correct a preexisting injury in his knee. “He had surgery, so he’ll be out a little bit,” Cal said on his postgame show with Tom Leach. Yesterday, Calipari hinted that Baker’s knee may need more […]
Oct 27, 2017

Calipari on Tennessee: “We’ve gotta win that game”

Leave it to John Calipari to work in some references to Kentucky’s other athletic teams during his postgame remarks, particularly the football team, which takes on Tennessee tomorrow. “We’ve gotta win that game,” Cal told Tom Leach during his postgame radio show.  Thankfully, the rain looks like it will end around lunchtime, but temperatures at […]
Oct 27, 2017

Calipari says fatigue still an issue: “We are what we are”

Kentucky cruised in its first exhibition, but there were definitely moments in which you could see the growing pains. Interestingly, the Cats pressed at times throughout the game, which John Calipari chalked up to conditioning, a main focus in practice this week. “We pressed, but we pressed for conditioning more than anything. I wanted to […]
Oct 27, 2017

Immediate reactions from Kentucky’s 103-61 victory over Thomas More

The Kentucky Wildcats put on their official uniforms and competed against opposing competition for the first time this season, defeating Thomas More by a final score of 103-61. We saw a lot of impressive moments, along with some head-scratchers, but it was nice to knock the rust off at Rupp Arena for the first exhibition […]
Oct 27, 2017

Five Random Post-Exhibition Thoughts

Kentucky looked pretty good in a game that taught us very little about the team given the competition across the way.   The point guard race isn’t much of a race. All the talk of Shai Gilgeous-Alexander challenging Quade Green for the starting point guard spot might’ve been overblown. Gilgeous-Alexander is long and he’ll do […]
Oct 27, 2017

LIVE: John Calipari’s postgame comments

John Calipari is about to address reporters about his team’s win over Thomas More. Tune in via the live stream below, courtesy of KyWildcatsTV:
Oct 27, 2017

Kentucky rolls past Thomas More, 103-61

Kentucky’s first exhibition game of the season is over as the Wildcats defeated their neighbors from Thomas More College, 103-61. Kevin Knox led the way with 27 points for Kentucky, backing the early assumptions that he will be the best of the bunch. Wenyen Gabriel and P.J. Washington were the team’s leading rebounders with 10 […]
Oct 27, 2017

UK vs. Thomas More LIVE BLOG, presented by Anthem Medicaid

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Oct 27, 2017

Kentucky reached out to 2018 four-star SG Tyler Herro last night

Last week, it was reported the Kentucky coaching staff would be visiting 2018 four-star SG Tyler Herro, a recent Wisconsin decommit, sometime in the near future. 247 Sports’ Jerry Meyer said the athletic sharpshooter out of Greenfield, WI was searching for a Kentucky offer, and almost immediately after, several Crystal Ball picks pegged Herro to […]
Oct 27, 2017

It’s time for the first KSR pregame show of the season!

Believe it or not, it’s time for yet another season of our basketball pregame shows in Lexington! So please, if you will, join us at 4:30 pm for an hour of pre-Thomas More exhibition talk because it’ll be loads of fun. We’ll begin on 630 WLAP in Lexington and then 98.1 The Bull will latch […]
Oct 27, 2017

Five Things To Look For In UK’s First Exhibition Game

Big Blue Nation will gets its first real taste of John Calipari’s new basketball team tonight when the Wildcats play Thomas More in the first exhibition game of the season. I had planned to do a “Five Things To Know About Thomas More” in this space, but let’s be real here: we’re much more interested […]
Oct 27, 2017

Immanuel Quickley blogs about UK, recruits joining him, and the FBI scandal

Like many top recruits have done lately, Kentucky commit Immanuel Quickley joined in on the blogging fun. Quickley teamed up with USA Today to discuss his decision to commit to Kentucky, some of the top recruits he plans on bringing to Lexington with him, and his thoughts on the latest FBI scandal making waves across the nation. The […]
Oct 27, 2017

Memo to the NCAA: Allow charity exhibition games every single year

A few days ago, I did something I wouldn’t normally do on a Sunday afternoon. I watched a meaningless, college basketball exhibition game on my couch. Correction: I paid to watch a meaningless preseason college basketball game on my couch. Actually, double-correction: It wasn’t meaningless at all. The game was the Kansas-Missouri “Border War” revived, […]