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Three things from UK basketball’s SEC Tourney preview

Three quick things from Kentucky basketball’s media opportunity Tuesday previewing this week’s SEC Tournaments.

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Three quick things from Kentucky’s LSU preview

Three things from Monday’s Kentucky basketball media opportunity previewing Tuesday night’s 7:00 ESPN game at LSU. 1. M&M. LSU boasts an excellent inside tandem of Jarrell Martin and Jordan Mickey. Martin, a 6-foot-10 sophomore, is averagiing 16 points and nine … Continue reading

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Video: Karl-Anthony Towns isn’t settling

Karl-Anthony Towns is playing well. The 7-foot sophomore scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds in Kentucky’s 68-61 win at Florida on Saturday. Next stop, LSU. “He’s playing with confidence,” said UK assistant John Robic on Monday. “The thing that … Continue reading

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Three things from Kentucky’s Alabama preview

Three things from the UK basketball media opportunity as assistant coach John Robic pinch-hit for head coach John Calipari in previewing Saturday’s game against visiting Alabama: 1. Problems defending the pick-and-roll. Missouri had some success using the pick and roll. … Continue reading

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Derek Willis and two more things from UK-Vandy preview

Three things from the Kentucky basketball media opportunity on Monday, previewing Tuesday’s 9 p.m. game against visiting Vanderbilt. 1. A lot of Monday’s talk was by and about Derek Willis, the 6-foot-9 sophomore forward. Since Alex Poythress was lost for … Continue reading

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Video: John Robic on Kentucky’s hot start

Here’s UK assistant John Robic at today’s basketball media opp talking about Kentucky’s 3-0 starts and previewing Saturday’s game against Boston University.

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Videos: Kentucky talks about Tuesday win

Videos of UK assistant John Robic and players Derek Willis and Marcus Lee talking to the media today after the team’s win over Puerto Rico in the Bahamas. Related link: UK’s box scores from the Bahamas

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Three-spot from UK’s Oxford preview

Three quick things from the UK basketball media opp Monday, previewing Tuesday night’s game at Ole Miss. Assistant coach John Robic pinch-hit for John Calipari for the Q&A with the media. 1. The power of positive thinking. Robic said everything … Continue reading

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Three-spot from UK’s Texas A&M preview

John Robic pinch-hit for the traveling and recruiting John Calipari at today’s UK basketball media opportunity to preview Tuesday night’s game against Texas A&M. Here’s three quick notes from the question-and-answer session. 1. Looking back at the bruises. UK’s 74-66 … Continue reading

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Three quick things from UK’s SEC opener

Three quick things from UK’s home win over Mississippi State. 1. Stop shooting threes. Kentucky took 21 two-point shots and 14 three-point shots the first half. Kentucky took 20 two-point shots and just six three-point shots the second half. UK … Continue reading

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