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Calipari finds flaws in play but notes that 24-point win means UK “not bad”

By LARRY VAUGHT Even though he expected a letdown after his team’s 32-point win over Kansas Tuesday, Kentucky coach John Calipari was upset with his team’s first-half play against Boston Friday night. “We didn’t fight in the first half. We should have been able to throw it and post the ball like we did in …

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Kentucky-Boston postgame notes and numbers

KENTUCKY POSTGAME NOTES Boston at No. 1 Kentucky Rupp Arena — Lexington, Ky. Nov. 21, 2014 FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 89, Boston 65 Attendance: 22,485 Team Records and Series Notes With the win, Kentucky improves to 4-0, and with the loss Boston University drops to 1-2. The Wildcats own a 4-0 all-time record against Boston, with …

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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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Calipari knows Kentucky still has room for improvement on offense

By LARRY VAUGHT As dominating as Kentucky’s defense was against Kansas in Tuesday’s 72-40 win, coach John Calipari knows the UK offense still needs tinkering and refining. Kentucky shot 43.1 percent (25 of 58) from the field and 61.5 percent at the foul line (16 of 26). From 3-point range, UK was 6-for-18 but Aaron and …

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Kentucky puts 32-point beatdown on Kansas, Bill Self says unbeaten season possible for Cats

By LARRY VAUGHT INDIANAPOLIS — So much for why Kentucky is considered the No. 1 team in the nation. The Wildcats put on an overwhelming performance here Tuesday night to dismantle Kansas 72-40 in the Champions Classic. That was No. 5 Kansas that UK gave a butt-kicking. That was the Kansas team considered good enough by …

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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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Players understand that platoon system has to bring energy

By LARRY VAUGHT John Calipari said he never considered abandoning the platoon system when Buffalo had a first-half lead over his team Sunday. His players weren’t as sure. Johnson said he thought a “little bit” that the platoon system might end. “He told us, if they’re not working, he’s going to play to win. He’s …

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Dakari Johnson says Kansas “just another game” but will have “crazy atmosphere”

Video by Verizon Droid By LARRY VAUGHT LEXINGTON — It’s mid-November, but Kentucky and Kansas play Tuesday night in Indianapolis in a matchup of teams ranked in the top five already and both considered potential Final Four teams. Yet Kentucky sophomore Dakari Johnson insisted after Sunday’s win over Buffalo that this was just another game …

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