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Andrew Harrison having to prove himself and earn teammates’ respect

By LARRY VAUGHT CHARLOTTE — Andrew Harrison says being a point guard in college is nothing like being a point guard in high school. “In college, you can close to not being the oldest guy on the team,” said Andrew Harrison here Wednesday during the Southeastern Conference Media Day. “You have got to prove yourself …

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Kentucky picked to win SEC, Aaron Harrison preseason player of year

By LARRY VAUGHT CHARLOTTE — Kentucky was a unanimous pick to win the Southeastern Conference championship in voting by a select panel of SEC and national media members. The Wildcats received all 20 first-place votes. Florida is second with Arkansas third, LSU fourth and Georgia fifth. Kentucky sophomore Aaron Harrison was named the preseason player …

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What does it take to do a good John Calipari impersonation

By KEITH TAYLOR, Winchester Sun Here’s more with Kentucky sophomore point guard Andrew Harrison. Question: There have been rumors that you and your brother can do John Calipari impersonations and has Cal seen the angry Cal impersonation? Harrison: “I plead the fifth – that’s for the locker room. I don’t think he (has seen it). …

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Andrew Harrison did not anticpate how much his return would impact UK

By KEITH TAYLOR, Winchester Sun It took Andrew Harrison time to get settled into a routine as starting point guard at the University of Kentucky. What started out as a shaky beginning turned into a solid ending for Harrison, who helped lead the Wildcats to five straight victories in the NCAA Tournament — a run …

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Andrew Harrison has learned rather than play angry, just play determined

Here are a few insights Andrew Harrison offered at Kentucky’s Media Day on Thursday: On what he has learned about himself since last year … “I enjoy my teammates and hopefully they enjoy me. As a point guard you really can’t play angry. You have to play within your team. I feel like I made …

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John Calipari says being ranked No. 1 has “no bearing on what we are about to undertake”

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky coach John Calipari says his team needs a lot of work, but he was not surprised to learn that UK starts the season ranked No. 1 in the preseason coaches poll. He said he did “not really” have a reaction to being No. 1 and drew on past history to show why. …

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Aaron and Andrew Harrison are E.J. Floreal’s biggest backers

By MIKE MARSEE, Advocate-Messenger E.J. Floreal said Aaron and Andrew Harrison might be his biggest backers in the locker room. “They’re always yelling at me, ‘Play harder! Play confidently! If you don’t come out here to play, just leave,’” Floreal said. “They’re always on me. ‘Drew, he sent me a text one day when I was …

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Harrisons return unexpected but Calipari expects them to reach new level now

By LARRY VAUGHT John Calipari never expected to have two veteran guards to lead what is his deepest, most talented team ever. Like almost everyone else, the Kentucky coach thought twins Aaron and Andrew Harrison would leave for the NBA after their freshman seasons based on their impressive play in the NCAA tournament, when they …

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