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Desmond Allison Murdered In Columbus OH Today

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Horribly sad story. That makes 3 (Allison, Marvin Stone, John Stewart) UK recruits in late 1990's who died tragically too young.

Gophers 2012 Basketball Roster

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Just updated this week. Freshmen and JC recruits added.

Basketball Times (July 2011 Issue) Has 2 Gopher Recruits In Top 50 JC

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Both Gopher JC recruits Julian Welch and Andre Ingram are listed in the Top 50 JuCo recruits compiled by BT JuCo expert Tony Jimenez. His article features a look at how Marquette HC Buzz Williams relies on JuCo recruits (with considerable success).

Calipari with 2 UK notables from the 1990's. Image linked from KSr Radio blog.

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Calipari with 2 UK notables from the 1990's. Image linked from KSr Radio blog.

RSCI Consensus Top 100 List Is Out

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UK has # 1 - # 3 - # 7 - and # 19 on the RSCI list. Anthony Davis ranked # 1 overall. Guess he's not underrated after all.

Van Coleman (Ex-Hoopmasters, Now Called Hot100Hoops) Final Top 100 List

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Anthony Davis # 1 - Michael Gilchrist # 3 - Marquis Teague # 8 - Kyle Wiltjer # 16 on his list.

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OT Former UK Coach Turns 60 Today > Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to Tubby! TUBBY SMITH AT A GLANCE  Born  June 30, 1951     Hometown Scotland, Md.     High School Great Mills (Md.) High School, 1969 C...

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Happy 60th Birthday To Coach Smith

Tubby Smith turned 60 today. Happy birthday, Coach Smith! (Clipped from Gophersports bio) TUBBY SMITH AT A GLANCE  Born  June 30, 1951     Hometown Scotland, Md.     ...

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AJ Hammons > Gopher C Target In 2012 Class

FWIW - http://eye-on-college-basketball-rec...84776/30210016A.J. Hammons determined to make an impressionA.J. Hammons has had a wild ride around the rankings in the class of 2012. He was once...

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Clipped From Hot100Hoops > NBAPA Top 100 Championship Results

NBA Players Camp Tournament Championship Game - Grizzlies 82 - Magic 81 In one of the best finishes in Top 100 camp history, Gary Harris converted a tough chance inside the lane lifting the...

Jeff Goodman Rates Best Coaches By Age Group

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Pitino 2nd, Calipari 4th in 50 to 60 year old group. Huh? Absurd. Calipari >>>>> Pitino. Steve Fisher? Rick Majerus? (both Top 5 in 60+ year old group) Goodman is UTTERLY clueless.

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2011-12 Will Be 40th Anniversary Of Two UK Basketball Memories

The most obvious is the 40th anniversary of Adolph Rupp's last season as UK coach. Despite the loss of Tom Payne to the NBA Hardship Draft, stars like Larry Steele and Mike Casey to graduation, and...

Met This Ex-Wildcat Basketballer Yesterday

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He's attending a training class for insurance agents where I work. Really nice gentleman.

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Ryan Harrow To UK (Per KSR Tonight) His NC State Bio

Prep: A third-team Parade All-America selection ... Played at Walton High School in Marietta, Ga. ... Coached by Joe Goydish ... Named the Georgia Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior ... Was...

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2012 Roster/Lineup As It Stands Now

Cats 2012 by position: WF Michael Gilchrist - Darius Miller PF Terrence Jones - Kyle Wiltjer C Anthony Davis - Eloy Vargas SG Doron Lamb - Jon Hood - Stacey Poole PG Marquis Teague - Twany Beckham...

Top 25 College Basketball Programs

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I don't agree with every conclusion but interesting read.

Walk-On Dawson Transfers To KWC For Scholarship

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Ky Wesleyan is a fine basketball program and a better opportunity for Dominique Dawson. He gets scholarship for 3 years and lots of PT opportunities.

NCAA Tourney Coaches' Salaries

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Louisville paid Pitino $7.5 million for 25-10 and 1st round L. UK paid about half that for 29-9 and Final 4 appearance. Boy did the Cardinals get taken to the cleaners. $7.5 million???

Tony Woods Maybe (?) Recruiting Surprise

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Ex-Louisville transfer (from Wake Forest) Tony Woods made visit to UK this week. Going to Texas next.

Even "Fat Pat" Likes The 2012 Gophers

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Mr. Negativity writes a positive story about the Gophers chances next season.

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Julian Welch Named 1st Team All-State (Calif JC)

Some may not be familiar with Calif JC system but they are not part of NJCAA organization. Calif JC teams compete only for state CCCAA title, not the national NJCAA title. CCCAA names All-State JC...

Sounds Like The Parents Talked To Pitino?

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The 6-9 sophomore from Bullitt East who committed to Purdue had visits from other coaches. His parents' words about other coaches describe Pitino spot on the mark.

Basketball Time (April 2011) Magazine

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Several Gophers mentioned. Trevor Mbakwe named 1st team All-District for "Mideast" region. Others named include Matt Howard of Butler and Jon Leuer & Jordan Taylor of Wisconsin. Clark Francis of Hoop Scoop lists his Top 50 College Coaches and Top 100 Assistants. Tubby Smith is # 14 on his list of top coaches. Ron Jirsa # 33 and Vince Taylor # 41 on list of top assistants. Bo Ryan is # 11 ranked coach. Tom Izzo # 6 ranked. Thad Matta is # 21 on the list. Don't shoot the messenger. He ranked them, not me.

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Basketball Times > April

A great issue. Here are a few tidbits. Clark Francis lists his top college coaches and top assistants. John Calipari is # 2 behind Coach K. Orlando Antigua is # 31 on the list of assistants. Former...

Way OT Chicago Newspaper Story About KY Horse Farms

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Nice to read this in our suburban newspaper Daily Herald today.

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Updated 2011 (From Wiki) UK All-Time

  Cumulative all time statistics All Time Wins: 2052 (NCAA rank #1) All Time Winning Percentage: .760 (NCAA rank #1) NCAA Championships: 7 (NCAA rank #2) NCAA Championship Game Appearances: 10...

Basketball Times (Feb & Mar 2011) Hoop Scoop Top 150 And A-A Teams

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UK recruits fare well. Anthony Davis and Michael Gilchrist share # 1 spot in Hoop Scoop Top 150 list. Marquis Teague is # 4 and Kyle Wiltjer # 39 on HS list. Trevor Lacey is # 30. The Hoop Scoop A-A teams include players from all 4 HS classes and 5th year Prep players. Davis, Gilchrist, and Teague are ALL on HS 1st team A-A. Lacey is 5th team and Wiltjer is 12th team.

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