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Videos: Kentucky previews Blue-White scrimmage

UK held a press conference Monday to preview Tuesday night’s Blue-White scrimmage at Rupp Arena. John Calipari, Alex Poythress and Derek Willis met with the media.

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Alex Poythress just looks bigger (he’s not)

As I talked to Alex Poythress at UK Basketball Media Day on Thursday, the senior just looked bigger. He’s coming back from knee surgery. During rehab, he spent a lot of time in the weight room, and he looks bigger across … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Auburn hasn’t picked a quarterback

Big Blue Links for Monday: Poythress eager to be rare senior leader, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. Auburn’s starting quarterback yet to be determined, reports James Crepea of AL.com. Surprising names leading, failing Auburn, reports Mike Niziolek of the … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Quarterback questions for UK and Mizzou

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Mark Story of the Herald-Leader gives Mark Stoops some advice on what the Kentucky coach should do at quarterback. “If it comes to switching from Towles to redshirt freshman Drew Barker, the optimum place on … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky football’s big Yahtzee day

Big Blue Links: Kentucky football recruiting made a strong 2017 splash on Tuesday, going “Triple Yahtzee” while reeling in a pair of four-star prospects from the Toledo area. Michael Warren, a four-star running back from Toledo Central Central, committed to the … Continue reading

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Video: Alex Poythress talks about his knee rehab

NASHVILLE — In the Kentucky locker room after the Cats’ 64-49 win over Florida in the first round of the SEC Tournament, junior Alex Poythress talked for the first time about his torn ACL and the rehab process he has … Continue reading

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BBL: Counting down to UK-UCLA on Saturday

Big Blue Links for Friday: John Calipari says UCLA’s lack of depth could actually work to the Bruins’ advantage, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. Calipari said his three best teams played six or seven players. Those teams were his … Continue reading

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BBL: ECU’s Lincoln Riley asked about Kentucky job

Big Blue Links for Monday: Bench bails out UK women in 71-55 win over Belmont, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. “We just don’t seem to really try to play our best,” UK coach Matthew Mitchell said. “It just seems like … Continue reading

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UK basketball: Shock and sadness at the Craft Center

A couple of thoughts from John Calipari’s press conference Friday concerning both Alex Poythress’s season-ending ACL injury and Saturday’s game with North Carolina. 1. Feeling down. You could tell it talking to Poythress’s friend and teammate Willie Cauley-Stein. You could … Continue reading

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Video: Willie-Cauley Stein on Alex Poythress injury

Here’s Willie Cauley-Stein on the injury to his friend and teammate Alex Poythress. Cauley-Stein talks about how the injury happened, that the team didn’t think it was that serious at first, and what Poythress did to help his roommate when … Continue reading

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