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Blue-White Scrimmage showcases team’s talent, size

Blue-White Scrimmage showcases team’s talent, size

The challenge of the 2014-15 UK basketball team is not its youth, size or talent but facing a tougher competitor than itself.

GALLERY: 2014 UK Blue-White Scrimmage
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John Calipari and Drake bring excitement to Big Blue Madness

The lights dimmed on a packed house inside Rupp Arena Friday night as UK mascots Scratch and The Wildcat repelled from the rafters, stopping midway to take selfies with the UK faithful.

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Big Blue Madness Failed To Outdo Itself

By Annie Dunbar sports@kykernel.com Year in and year out, UK’s annual Big Blue Madness raises the bar; however, for the first time in recent years, the 2014 first public practice failed to outdo itself.  The 2013 basketball season started off with a bang with Big Blue Madness incorporating a giant rotating television screen, players being […]

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Rupp doesn’t need upgrade for Big Blue Madness

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Rupp doesn’t need upgrade for Big Blue Madness

The event, which started in 1982, was growing in interest when held in Memorial Coliseum

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For 30 games last season, Andrew Harrison was more Ryan Harrow than Brandon Knight.

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Platoon system has roots in basketball

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Calipari has hinted of using the two-platoon system on a consistent basis, even though he said “it’s never been done where the players have benefited.”

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Highly touted freshmen join the Cats

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Highly touted freshmen join the Cats

Power forwards Karl Towns Jr. and Trey Lyles, point guard Tyler Ulis and shooting guard Devin Booker make up the four-man class that ranked second in the nation, according to ESPN.

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Dakari Johnson gains conditioning, nutrition

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Dakari Johnson gains conditioning, nutrition

This new nutritious mindset allowed the 7-footer to run the floor for outlet passes at the Big Blue Bahamas Tour with an ease that was absent a season ago. And although it’s a small sample size, his statistics in the Bahamas reflect the work he’s put in.

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For Trey Lyles, Friday will be a first look

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For Trey Lyles, Friday will be a first look

Lyles’ offensive skills are adept. One aspect of his game that could give UK a weapon that it didn’t have a season ago is his mid-range shooting – from around 17 feet and in.

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