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Two down, many more NBA decisions to go

James Young to the NBA was almost a dead-solid certainty. Kentucky announced Thursday afternoon that the freshman guard will put his name in the draft. The Michigan native is the first Cat to make it official. Expect Julius Randle to … Continue reading

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Forty Big Blue Links from the Final Four

ARLINGTON, Tex. — On the morning of the national semifinals, we bring you 40 forty Big Blue Links to get your ready for the Final Four party tonight at AT&T Stadium.

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Videos: Dakari Johnson on Marcus Lee (and more)

We have more videos from the victorious UK locker room on Sunday, one I had already posted on YouTube, but not on the blog. Andrew Harrison talks about the victory. Dakari Johnson talks about his roommate Marcus Lee.

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Videos: Kentucky players talk Midwest final

INDIANAPOLIS — Here comes the video blitz from Saturday’s interviews at Lucas Oil Stadium previewing Sunday’s Kentucky-Michigan final. The starters from each team were taken to a “breakout” room where they were interviewed by media members. For Kentucky, we have … Continue reading

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BBL: UK wins despite shooting; Florida shoots lights out

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: You can get all the Herald-Leader coverage of UK’s 55-48 win over Alabama at Kentucky.com. Jerry Tipton has the game story on the cold-shooting Cats. Jerry’s post-game notes lead with Jon Hood and Jarrod Polson … Continue reading

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Video: Johnson, Hood on win over State

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Jon Hood and Dakari Johnson talk to the media about UK’s 69-59 road win over Mississippi State.

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Video: Dakari Johnson spills the beans

At the UK basketball media opp this afternoon, freshman center Dakari Johnson informed the media that the players held a players-only meeting after Tuesday night’s 87-82 loss at LSU. On the one hand, considering the team’s return was delayed by … Continue reading

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Kentucky player quotes after loss to LSU

Post-game quotes from Kentucky players, as provided by UK, following loss to LSU: G/F James Young On Jordan Mickey: “Jordan Mickey is a good guy. It was really hard for us to score (on him). He kept blocking our shots. That … Continue reading

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Video: Dakari Johnson after UK’s victory

Here’s a clip of Dakari Johnson after UK’s win over Tennessee. Johnson had four points and four rebounds in 16 minutes.

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Video: Dakari Johnson on just playing

After getting a DNP in the Belmont game, Kentucky’s Dakari Johnson has logged 25 minutes in the past three games, making five of seven shots. On Wednesday, the freshman from Brooklyn was a perfect four for four from the floor … Continue reading

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