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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

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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The SEC unveiled the dates of the 2015 conference football schedule on Tuesday on the SEC Network, and UK’s home schedule is highlighted by the first Thursday home game in program history.

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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

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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Cauley-Stein working to improve his play

The Olathe, Kan., native had a monster first round game against Kansas State, posting four blocks and four steals to go along with eight boards.

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Big Blue Madness serves as important recruiting tool

UK is one of those programs that attracts the top talent in the country. However, the reason why UK stands out among others is not because its coach shoots himself out of a cannon — like Michigan State’s Tom Izzo last season — or dresses up like the No. 1 pick from last season — like Kansas’ Bill Self this season.

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Memorable moments fill Big Blue Madness

Big Blue Madness is more about celebrating the players and the programs than any of the coaches. Those results have given fans countless electrifying moments.

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SEC unveils UK’s 2015 conference schedule, including Thursday home game

The Cats will play Auburn on Oct. 15 at Commonwealth Stadium as a part of their eight-game home schedule. UK has played Thursday road games before, most recently against Mississippi State last season.

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Physicality will be key in game against LSU

By Joshua Huff sports@kykernel.com Physicality will be the main focus for UK football as they travel down to the depths of Louisiana for an SEC showdown against LSU in Death Valley. The Cats will be squaring off against a perennial SEC contender that revels in its ability to push opponents around and run the ball […]

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