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Noel-less Cats must adjust to make NCAA Tournament

A wacky, crazy and unpredictable college basketball regular season will finish in a way nobody would have expected — the defending champions and preseason No. 3 ranked Cats fighting for their tournament lives in a seven-game season.

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Long rehab awaits for Nerlens Noel

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Long rehab awaits for Nerlens Noel

Freshman center Nerlens Noel will not play again this season after MRI scans revealed a tear to the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, UK Athletics announced Wednesday.

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World of hurt for Noel, Cats

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World of hurt for Noel, Cats

As Nerlens Noel’s screams of agony echoed throughout the O’Connell Center and into the living rooms of those watching on national television, the basketball world feared the worst.

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Cats’ next move uncertain after Nerlens Noel injury

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A scary-looking knee injury left UK freshman Nerlens Noel biting his shirt, squirming on the floor and screaming in pain. His teammates carried him off the court, prayed for his well-being and sent him to the hospital to get checked by doctors.

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UK guards will be key against veteran Gators

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UK guards will be key against veteran Gators

For the first time since Dec. 3, the UK men’s basketball team is ranked in the Top 25. Following wins over Auburn and South Carolina last week, the Cats enter their big matchup with No. 7 Florida as the No. 25 team in Monday’s AP Poll.

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UK in the NBA: Wall regaining pre-injury form

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UK in the NBA: Wall regaining pre-injury form

John Wall headlined this past week as his Wizards notched three straight wins against the Clippers, Knicks and Nets, three of the better teams the NBA has to offer.

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Cats return to the Top 25

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Cats return to the Top 25

The UK men’s basketball team snuck back into the Top 25 Monday afternoon, for the first time since they dropped out on Dec. 3 following a two-loss week.

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The dirtiest ‘clean’ game ever played

Auburn played a clean game against UK on Saturday, according to head coach Tony Barbee.

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Cats’ toughness tested in 72-62 win over Auburn

A team of freshman needs a lot of things over the course of their inaugural season. They need to be tested in many different ways, all hopefully preparing them for the toughness of basketball in March.

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For the love and the game

Rupp Arena was packed with 24,000 jubilant fans celebrating UK’s first basketball national championship in 18 years. As the 1996 championship banner began ascending to the rafters, the crowd roared at a fever pitch.

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