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Cats run out of gas with 59-46 lead as Dominicans rally for 63-62 win

By LARRY VAUGHT Maybe it was the grind of six games in eight days. Maybe it was just being away from Lexington in the sun and fun at the Bahamas. Maybe it was just good play by the Dominican Republic. Whatever the reason, Kentucky found out Sunday that winning cannot be taken for granted when …

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Jay Bilas: “I am not sure (ESPN) SportsCenter has enough time for all these highlights” from UK win

By LARRY VAUGHT How impressive was Kentucky in Tuesday’s 93-57 exhibition win over the Puerto Rican Reserves in Nassau? “I am not sure (ESPN) SportsCenter has enough time for all these highlights,” said ESPN analyst Jay Bilas during the game. “Sometimes more than one guy is going after it when you throw it up there and …

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John Calipari has his swagger back and should by the way this team already looks

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky coach John Calipari invited local media members to watch his team practice Monday — with the stipulation that only personal impressions, not team or player specifics, could be reported. However, considering that UK kicks off a six-game exhibition tour in the Bahamas Sunday, there were plenty of worthwhile impressions to share. …

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Dominique Hawkins glad to have twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison back at Kentucky

By LARRY VAUGHT No one was happier than Dominique Hawkins when he found out that twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison, two players he competes with for playing time, were returning to Kentucky for their sophomore seasons. “With them back, it takes pressure off me,” said Hawkins Thursday during a press conference to discuss his recent …

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Mike DeCourcy one of few to comprehend that Calipari’s Cats succeed academically

By LARRY VAUGHT No writer covers college basketball better than Mike DeCourcy of The Sporing News and both coaches and players respect him, as do other media members. Kentucky fans certainly should have liked the recent column he wrote about UK’s academic success — and how some still refuse to believe it. Here’s part of …

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Devin Booker’s father on UK next year: “This is going to work out fine with the situation they have.”

By LARRY VAUGHT Melvin Booker has never doubted how his son, guard Devin Booker, would fit in at Kentucky after he picked the Wildcats over Missouri — the school where Melvin Booker was Big Eight Player of the Year in 1994. “It is going to be a great fit for him. I was proud of …

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John Calipari has no idea on who might leave early, “surprised” by rumor Rex Chapman started

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky coach John Calipari started a national media tour Monday to promote his new book, “Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out,” and admitted he had no idea how many players would leave UK early for the NBA draft and denied reports that he had any interest in coaching the Los Angeles Lakers. …

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Cats say bring on the Gators, but John Calipari has “had enough of Florida”

By LARRY VAUGHT ATLANTA — Kentucky started the season ranked No. 1 in most polls, but it was Florida that ended the year No. 1 and unbeaten in Southeastern Conference play. That’s why the Wildcats wouldn’t deny they were looking forward to a third meeting with the Gators in Sunday’s Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game. …

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