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Kyle Wiltjer’s transfer third-biggest SEC off-season story

Myron Medcalf of ESPN’s college basketball blog has posted a list of the five biggest off-season story lines in the SEC. The transfer of Kyle Wiltjer from Kentucky to Gonzaga was third on the list behind the suspension of Ole … Continue reading

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Kyle Wiltjer’s transfer is no surprise

Update: Wiltjer sends a message to BBN. That the news is now official that Kyle Wiltjer is transferring to Gonzaga is no surprise. Even when Wiltjer’s father seemed to leave the door open for a return to UK earlier this … Continue reading

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Still think a Kyle Wiltjer transfer likely

Greg Wiltjer’s comments to the Portland Tribune have the Big Blue Nation thinking there is a good chance that Greg’s son Kyle will in the end reject the transfer option and return to Kentucky. I’m not buying it. The guess … Continue reading

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BBL: Trent Dilfer helps pull a prank on Drew Barker

Big Blue Links for Monday: – Wescott Eberts of SB Nation has a neat story about how Trent Dilfer helped played a joke on Conner quarterback and UK commit Drew Barker in inviting him to the Elite 11 Nike Camp … Continue reading

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NBA Draft rumors, Bill Raferty and evening notes

The Evening News for Thursday: – UK’s video staff has dropped another profile of a new UK assistant football coach, or in this case support coach. It’s high-performance coach Erik Korem. It follows Neal Brown, Bradley Dale Peveto, Jimmy Brumbaugh, Derrick Ansley, Chad Scott, Tommy Mainord and … Continue reading

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BBL: It’s NBA Draft night; Matt Elam schedules UK visit

Big Blue Links for Thursday: – UK Video continues its profiles of the new coaching staff with offensive line coach John Schlarman. He follows follows Neal Brown, Bradley Dale Peveto, Jimmy Brumbaugh, Derrick Ansley, Chad Scott and Tommy Mainord. – Ben Roberts writes that former UK center Nerlens … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky football makes “statement” in Ohio

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: – Mike Dyer of the Cincinnati Enquirer writes about Kentucky football’s impressive recruiting push into Ohio. He quotes Mike Porter of ScoutingOhio.com as saying “Kentucky has made a ‘statement’ this year recruiting Ohio. There is no … Continue reading

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on trading block and more news

The evening news for this Tuesday: – Wide receivers coach Tommy Mainord is the latest UK football staff member to get a video close-up. He follows follows Neal Brown, Bradley Dale Peveto, Jimmy Brumbaugh, Derrick Ansley and Chad Scott. – Mike DeCourcy of Sporting News says … Continue reading

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BBL: Football non-commitment and more on Kyle Wiltjer

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Update: UK commit Darryl Long tweets that Darius McDonald will work out for UK coaches on July 18 to get the official offer. – Some doubt last night concerning the reported commitment of football prospect … Continue reading

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Kyle Wiltjer is apparently transferring from UK

John Calipari posted a letter on his site saying that Kyle Wiltjer is transferring. (Actually, better add that he is apparently transferring.) Excerpt: As I do with all of our players over the summer, I’ve been in constant communication with … Continue reading

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