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Towns’ emotional, inspirational message to Poythress

By LARRY VAUGHT There are plenty of reasons for Kentucky fans to be pleased with what they have seen from freshman Karl-Anthony Towns. He’s a talented player likely to just be at UK one year, but he’s also a unique individual off the court and mature beyond his years. That’s why it was no surprise …

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Cats know how much they will miss teammate Alex Poythress’ play

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky players wore “Roar for 22” blue T-shirts in pregame warmups to honor injured teammate Alex Poythress. The Kentucky dance team did the same for its halftime routine. Karl-Anthony Towns even put a special message for Poythress on his shoes. Devin Booker, who had 15 points Saturday, said there was no way …

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Photo Gallery: Kentucky beats North Carolina 121314

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Cauley-Stein: Players have to let Alex Poythress know they are thinking about him

Here’s some of what junior Willie Cauley-Stein had to say about Alex Poythress Friday: On the best thing he can do to help Poythress as a friend … “Just be in his presence a lot. I know for me, I understand how he’s feeling. Like you get hurt like that, it feels like everything’s just …

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Calipari “shocked” when he got news on Alex Poythress, teammates “cried”

By LARRY VAUGHT LEXINGTON — He’s not the team’s leading scorer or rebounder, and at times Alex Poythress could still frustrated Kentucky coach John Calipari with his inconsistent play. But Calipari was obviously devastated when Poythress tore his anterior cruciate ligament in practice Thursday during a breakaway layup drill and will not play again this …

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More photos from win over Columbia

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Alex Poythress will miss rest of season with torn ACL

By UK Media Relations University of Kentucky men’s basketball junior Alex Poythress will miss the remainder of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in practice on Thursday. “When you’re coaching other people’s children and these children have high aspirations and unlimited potential – not only to do things for …

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Should John Calipari be worried about 3-point shooting

By LARRY VAUGHT In the last four games, Kentucky has missed 41 of 49 3-point shots the last four games. Twice in that span the Cats got late in the second half before finally making a 3-point shot. Yet after his team went 2-for-17 from 3-point range against Columbia Wednesday, UK coach John Calipari said he …

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