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Photo Gallery: UK vs Duke Nov. 13, 2012

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Christian Laettner considered playing for Calipari at Pittsburgh before going to Duke

By LARRY VAUGHT ATLANTA — Former Kentucky star Jeff Sheppard and Duke standout Christian Laettner combined forces at a fundraiser here Tuesday before the UK-Duke game in the Georgia Dome to help raise $10,000 in honor of Dick Vitale for the V Foundation to use for pediatric cancer research. Laettner even agreed to let the …

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Duke coach believed his team took amazing charges while Calipari thought it was flopping

By LARRY VAUGHT ATLANTA — As he stopped at midcourt of the Georgia Dome, Kentucky coach John Calipari told ESPN’s Andy Katz that if players in the NBA flopped to draw charges like Duke players had that they would be fined for their antics. So what did Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski think about those comments …

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Curry scores 23, Duke holds off Kentucky 75-68

PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) - Seth Curry scored 23 points and No. 9 Duke held off a furious comeback by No. 3 Kentucky, beating the defending national champions 75-68 Tuesday night in the first matchup between the storied programs since 2001. Duke (2-0) appeared to be in control, even with Mason Plumlee on the …

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Did Duke’s Christian Laettner stomp on Aminu Timberlake or merely step on the Kentucky player?

By LARRY VAUGHT Reader Glen Story of Lincoln County does not agree with a reference I made in a column about Duke’s Christian Laettner “stomping” on Kentucky’s Aminu Timberlake during the memorable 1992 NCAA Tournament game that Duke won in overtime on Laettner’s buzzer-beating shot. Here’s what Story sent me: “I still believe that Laettner should …

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Summer talk with John Calipari Part 3: The expanded SEC schedule and the game with Duke in Atlanta

By MIKE MARSEE UK basketball coach John Calipari was in Danville at Boyle County High School Monday for one of his summer satellite camps, and he granted exclusive interview time with vaughtsviews to discuss newcomers to the team, the NBA draft and other topics. Here’s part 3 of the interview: Question: Will the expanded Southeastern …

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