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Few surprises in UK’s ‘Magnificent Seven’

Of Kentucky’s “Magnificent Seven” who announced Thursday their intentions of entering the NBA Draft, there were only a couple of surprises, i.e. freshmen Trey Lyles and Devin Booker. Lyles was a mild surprise. The freshman was considered a definite one-and-done … Continue reading

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Videos: Kentucky players talk about their decisions

Here are seven videos of the seven Kentucky basketball players who announced Thursday they will enter the 2015 NBA Draft. Above his Willie Cauley-Stein, who says that everything John Calipari does as Kentucky coach prepares his players for the NBA.

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Three-spot from Kentucky’s Final Four preview opp

Three quick things from Kentucky basketball’s media opp Tuesday previewing this weekend’s Final Four. 1. Not just happy to be there. Both Dakari Johnson and Aaron Harrison said that last year, Kentucky was just happy to be in the Final … Continue reading

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UK locker room videos from Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Here we have six player videos from the Kentucky locker room during interview sessions at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday. When told of the comments from West Virginia players saying they were very confident, that UK didn’t play … Continue reading

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Kentucky transcript from Midwest Regional

CLEVELAND — Transcript from Kentucky’s press conference Wednesday in advance of Thursday’s NCAA Tournament game between the Cats and West Virginia on Thursday. MODERATOR: We’ll be joined by student-athletes from Kentucky, and they have now arrived. Dakari Johnson, Marcus Lee, … Continue reading

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Kentucky at NCAA: ‘The record doesn’t really matter’

LOUISVILLE — Transcript of Kentucky quotes at Wednesday’s NCAA press conferences at the KFC Yum Center:

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Video: Dakari Johnson on possibly going undefeated

UK center Dakari Johnson talked Friday about Saturday’s game with Florida, the possibility of going undefeated in the regular season and other topics.

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Kentucky individual player notes

Karl-Anthony Towns is on a roll. Devin Booker’s aim is a bit off. Tyler Ulis doesn’t turn the ball over. Dakari Johnson is hitting the glass. Marcus Lee made a nice contribution at Georgia. As Kentucky prepares for Florida, a … Continue reading

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Post-game videos from UK-Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. — Press conference videos of UK coach John Calipari, UK players Dakari Johnson and Trey Lyles, as well as Texas A&M players Danuel House and Alex Caruso, plus Texas A&M head coach Billy Kennedy after Kentucky’s 70-64 … 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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