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Jones focused on the game before the game

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Jones focused on the game before the game

For Terrence Jones, a game is more than a buzzer-to-buzzer affair. At least, that’s what UK wants it to be for him. It starts well before the game, when he is (hopefully) not napping. It continues in the minutes preceding tipoff, when the coaching staff watches Jones’ warm-ups and relays a report to head coach […]

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Some notes and quotes from today’s media opportunity: John Calipari said he has not been contacted by the Dominican Republic about coaching the national team — This was obviously the story heading into the day after a blog reported the Dominican Republic was trying to get Calipari to coach its national team for Olympic 2012 […]

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Player notes from UK v. Mississippi Valley State

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Player notes on Jones’ bad start and strong finish, Miller needing to still do more, Poole/Hood seeing limited playing time, Vargas with “tough” rebounds, and Lamb off the bench.

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UK wins 85-60, Calipari ejected (with Video)

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A basketball game was played, at some point, but it was hardly the center of attention. UK did win 85-60 against Mississippi Valley State, but it was UK head coach John Calipari’s two technical fouls and ejection from the game that dominated talk after the game. Calipari incurred the two technicals in the second half, […]

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Gordon Hayward could very well have been weeping somewhere Saturday night because Brandon Knight showed that a successful halfcourt heave was no big deal (because really, who hasn’t drained a long three?). Granted, the stakes were a bit higher for Hayward, the former Butler Bulldog now with the NBA’s Utah Jazz, who came within an […]

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Pardue, Minter share their thoughts on joining UK coaching staff

Before Saturday’s men’s basketball game between UK and Mississippi Valley State, the newest additions to UK football head coach Joker Phillips’ coaching staff, running backs coach Steve Pardue and co-defensive coordinator Rick Minter, addressed members of the media for the first time since Thursday’s announcement that they had officially joined Phillips’ coaching staff. Perhaps the […]

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LIVE BLOG: UK vs. Mississippi Valley State

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Join the Kernel live blog for UK vs. Mississippi Valley State: UK vs. Miss. Valley State basketball

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Notes and Quotes: NBA in Louisville, “camp time,” Harrellson and multiple coaching styles

Notes and Quotes from today’s media session with UK before Saturday’s game against Mississippi Valley State (8 p.m., TV: Insight): Calipari discussed the prospects of an NBA team in Louisville — Louisville has long been deemed a potential destination for an NBA team, and those talks have kicked up again with the Sacramento Kings and […]

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Pardue, Minter fill vacancies on Phillips’ coaching staff

On Thursday, UK head football coach Joker Phillips officially announced new additions to his staff: Steve Pardue will be the new running backs coach and Rick Minter will be the new co-defensive coordinator, sharing the duties with incumbent Steve Brown. Pardue, the former head coach at LaGrange (Ga.) High School, takes over from Larry Brinson […]

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Midnight Crunch Brunch canceled due to weather

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Midnight Crunch Brunch canceled due to weather

According to a student-wide email from the Student Activities Board, bi-annual Midnight Crunch Brunch planned for Monday night has been canceled as a result of inclement weather. The event will not be re-scheduled.

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