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Freshman Jennings transitions from high school stardom to major college

Freshman Jennings transitions from high school stardom to major college

The transition from the confines of high school to the hectic day-to-day life of college is a tough adjustment for anybody, more so though for a freshman college basketball player whose life is now solely dictated by her academic and practice schedule.

Napper looks for elusive national championship

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Napper looks for elusive national championship

The opportunity to wear a U.S. jersey and be a three-time SEC Defensive Player Of The Week winner doesn’t come easy. Senior libero Jackie Napper has proved to the Big Blue Nation that she has what it takes to lead her team to be the best in the nation.

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Height not enough to earn spot under basket for Bishop

With the graduation of center Samarie Walker and forward DeNesha Stallworth after the 2013-14 season, a hole opened up under the basket for a tall, forceful player to take their place. Senior 6-foot-3 center Azia Bishop looked to be the candidate to step up and fill that hole.

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O’Neill small in size, big on leadership

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O’Neill small in size, big on leadership

O’Neill was the most valuable player for the Cats during the 2013-14 season, leading the team in scoring with 12.6 points per game and 3-point field goals made with 55.

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UK Hoops hopes to extend winning culture

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Winning has become a tradition for UK Hoops. In fact, any season that doesn’t end in at least an NCAA Tournament appearance would come off as a failure, given the fact that the Cats have made it to the tournament the last five years.

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

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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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Andrew Harrison will drive UK offense

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Andrew Harrison will drive UK offense

Sophomore guard Andrew Harrison discovered last season that UK head coach John Calipari expects his team to be run with the effectiveness of a well-oiled machine.

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UK basketball’s Aaron Harrison hones skills

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UK basketball’s Aaron Harrison hones skills

The 6-foot 6-inch shooting guard and his twin brother, Andrew Harrison, began the season at the Big Blue Bahamas Tour noticeably thinner, something UK head coach John Calipari noticed but in true Calipari fashion, spurned the twins achievements in the spirit of improvement.

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