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Thoughts on the Chris Jones dismissal

You have to wonder: What in the world is going on at Louisville? For the second straight season, Rick Pitino has dismissed a key member of his basketball team. Last year, it was starting forward and rebounding machine Chane Behanan, … Continue reading

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Surprise, surprise, Louisville’s Chris Jones is back

When Rick Pitino said on the pre-game show before Louisville played Syracuse on Wednesday night that suspended guard Chris Jones might not return to the team for the rest of the season, you knew what was about to happen.

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BBL: Did Ole Miss game change way we see this UK team?

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Kentucky’s close-shave with Ole Miss on Tuesday makes a loss seem a little more plausible, says my column. Quickness was Mississippi’s blueprint, but will it help others hang with the Cats? asks Jerry Tipton of … Continue reading

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Rick Pitino on Cats: “I’m impressed how humble they are”

LOUISVILLE — My scouting mission took me to the Yum Center on Tuesday night to write about Louisville and the fourth-ranked Cards’ 80-55 win over Reggie Theus and Cal State-Northridge in advance of Saturday’s showdown with top-ranked Kentucky. “They’re just … Continue reading

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Louisville shows why it will be hard to handle

Three things from Louisville’s 94-74 win over Indiana at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night: 1. Louisville’s go-go guards got it up the floor and scored. Terry Rozier poured in a career-high 26 points. Chris Jones added 24. Rozier had … Continue reading

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SEC Media Days Links for Thursday

SEC links for Thursday: SEC Network still working on distribution issues, reports Tim Gayle of the Montgomery Advertiser. David Climer says you can expect news not depth with SEC Network. SEC Network is hoping for a big launch, reports Jay … Continue reading

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Scouting report: Louisville’s Chris Jones

This is part of a series previewing some key players for Saturday’s Kentucky-Louisville game. A 5-foot-10 guard from Northwest Florida State Community College, Chris Jones traveled a crooked path to get to Louisville. A star at Memphis Melrose, he went … Continue reading

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Louisville’s Chris Jones has sprained wrist

Louisville guard Chris Jones has a sprained wrist and could miss up to three games, including U of L’s game Saturday with Western Kentucky. Jones is second in scoring for the Cardinals at 14.9 points per game and is also … Continue reading

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SEC: Battles heat up as signing day approaches

SEC links for Tuesday: * Five-star linebacker Reuben Foster, the kid who got an Auburn tattoo after committing to the Tigers, has committed to Alabama, reports Matt Scalici of the Birmingham News. * Time is running out for Chris Jones’ … Continue reading

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SEC: Drama heightens as signing day approaches

SEC links for Monday: LSU optimistic after Robert Nkemdiche’s on-campus visit over weekend. Chris Jones drama in Mississippi gains momentum as signing day nears. Missouri women stun No. 9 Tennessee 80-63. Swarming defense leads Vandy women past Ole Miss. Georgia … Continue reading

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