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Enjoy a few Willie-isms on various subjects

By LARRY VAUGHT Junior Willie Cauley-Stein is never shy with answers or opinions. Just consider: Would you rather guard a point guard or center? “Probably a point guard. It would be easier. Way easier than guarding somebody the same size as you. You could play off Tyler (Ulis) and still be there when he shoots. …

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Photo Gallery: Kentucky’s win over Kansas

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Calipari moves to shut down the fan clutter before it even starts

By LARRY VAUGHT After Sunday’s win over Buffalo, Kentucky coach John Calipari said he knew the “clutter” was about to start — and he didn’t want that to happen. So he used his postgame radio show to help fans with their perspective on the team, and even noted that maybe some fans would want former …

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Photo Gallery: Kentucky’s win over Grand Canyon

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Alex Poythress says every player struggles with Kentucky hype

By LARRY VAUGHT When he first got to Kentucky, Alex Poythress admits the hype over the UK basketball program did bother him. “Yeah, I mean everyone’s going to struggle with it. Being a freshman,  it’s hard to not buy into it, to not like listen to everything,” said Poythress Thursday as UK prepared to open …

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Harrison twins named to SEC preseason first team; Poythress, Towns, Cauley-Stein second team

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Five Kentucky players were selected to the 2015 SEC Men’s Basketball Coaches’ preseason teams, the league office announced Thursday. Sophomores Aaron and Andrew Harrison were tabbed to the first team, while juniors Willie Cauley-Stein and Alex Poythress and freshman Karl-Anthony Towns were second-team selections. Eleven different schools were represented on the two …

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Kentucky’s system working because players are “allowing it to work”

By KEITH TAYLOR, Winchester Sun LEXINGTON – Georgetown College was no match for top-ranked Kentucky. The Wildcats rolled past the Tigers 121-52 Sunday night in the last of two exhibition games for Kentucky, which eclipsed the century mark in both contests. The Wildcats defeated Pikeville 116-68 last week. Kentucky opens the season against Grand Canyon …

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Kentucky shows a lot to like in romp over Pikeville

By LARRY VAUGHT LEXINGTON — This was a game where Kentucky not only had a talent edge, but also a huge size advantage. The Wildcats started a lineup bigger than most NBA teams and used that to help wear out Pikeville 116-68 in Sunday’s exhibition win. Kentucky had 29 assists on 49 field goals (including …

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