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Jumpstart needed ahead of Cats’ Big Apple visit

For twenty minutes of play, the Cats looked lost on defense and inefficient on offense. All while locked in a battle against Division III foe Transylvania and completely unprepared to battle Maryland Friday.

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By the Numbers: UK vs. Transylvania

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By the Numbers: UK vs.  Transylvania

By the Numbers breaks down statistics that impact UK basketball after each game. Here are some observations from the 74-28 exhibition win over Transylvania.

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VIDEO: Mays, Cats respond after 74-28 win

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Graduate student guard Julius Mays discussed his 14 points performance and injury late in the game.

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UK routs Transy, 74-28, in final exhibition game

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UK routs Transy, 74-28, in final exhibition game

The UK men’s basketball team ran away from Transylvania University, 74-28, Monday night at Rupp Arena.

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LIVE UPDATES: Cats defeat Transy 74-28

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LIVE UPDATES: Cats defeat Transy 74-28

For a second consecutive season, Transylvania makes the walk up Broadway to take on the No. 3 Cats at Rupp Arena. Last season the Cats won the exhibition 97-53, despite Player of the Year Anthony Davis finishing with six points and eight rebounds.

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Quick Recap: Cats bury Transy, 74-28

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Quick Recap: Cats bury Transy, 74-28

After a competitive first half from the Pioneers, UK left Transy behind in the second half, winning 74-28.

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HALFTIME: UK 27, Transy 18

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HALFTIME: UK 27, Transy 18

The UK men’s basketball team has a 27-18 lead at halftime at Rupp Arena.

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UK in the NBA: Rondo dishes in week one

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Out of all of the performances this week from former UK players, Rajon Rondo’s stood out above the rest. He recorded a double-double and logged more than ten assists for the Celtics in each of their first three games.

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Calipari, Cats ready for Transylvania

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Calipari, Cats ready for Transylvania

UK basketball head coach John Calipari said Thursday’s exhibition game against Northwood was better than he expected. He hopes he can get even more from his team Monday when the Cats take on cross-town foe Transylvania University.

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Top 10 teams countdown No. 3: 1977-78

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Nineteen years had passed since the last national championship for the Cats, and expectations for the 1977-78 team were at an all-time high. Head coach Joe B. Hall was leading the team for a sixth year, returning the top three scorers from an Elite Eight team the previous season.

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