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Kentucky Wildcats guard Sahvir Wheeler (2) calls out to his team during the UK vs. Duke men’s basketball game as part of the State Farm Champions Classic on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Duke won 79-71. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Keels carries and Tshiebwe shines: Quick hits from Duke’s 79-71 victory over Kentucky

Hunter Shelton November 10, 2021

No. 9 Duke and Mike Krzyzewski reigned victorious over No. 10 Kentucky and John Calipari on Tuesday, winning the second game of the Champions Classic, 79-71. The star freshmen duo of Trevor Keels and...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Keion Brooks Jr. (12) drives for a layup during the UK vs. Duke men’s basketball game as part of the State Farm Champions Classic on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Duke won 79-71. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky comeback falls short, Cats fall to Duke 79-71

Barkley Truax November 10, 2021

Kentucky opened their season against the Duke Blue Devils inside Madison Square Garden, but came up short 79-71 despite a late rally.“You have to give credit to Kentucky. They really played good defense...

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski talks with media during an interview at Lucas Oil Stadium on Friday, April 3, 2015 in Indianapolis , IN. Photo by Jonathan Krueger | Staff.

One last time? Kentucky and Duke kick off Mike Krzyzewski’s farewell season

Jaron Centers October 8, 2021

Kentucky and Duke: the names alone instantly evoke memories of two of the most storied programs in college basketball.Once again, the two blue bloods will face off under the bright lights of Madison Square...

Kentucky freshman guard Ashton Hagans reaches for a loose ball during the game against Duke in the State Farm Champions Classic on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats struggle defensively against physical Blue Devils

November 7, 2018

The young Duke Blue Devils brought sharp-shooting, physical post-play and lock-down defense in the highly anticipated rival game in which they blew out the Kentucky Wildcats 118-84.The Cats had no answers...

DeMarcus Cousins won gold at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, was a member of the 2012 Select Team that trained against the U.S. Olympic Team and his first USA Basketball event was as a high-schooler in the 2007 Youth Development Festival.

What an Olympic medal run could mean for Cousins

Anthony Crawford June 29, 2016

The 2016 USA Olympic men’s basketball team was announced earlier this week, and DeMarcus Cousins was the lone former UK player on the roster.Cousins was thankful, seeing his second stint with the national...

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