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Calipari glad to see Cauley-Stein working even more now

By LARRY VAUGHT Willie Cauley-Stein’s play, especially against Texas and North Carolina, has enhanced his draft stock. Calipari would like to see him do even more. “Willie’s taking on a different persona. I sat him down and about a month ago said, ‘Why don’t you want to be the No. 1 pick in the draft?’ …

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UCLA guards could present problems for Kentucky

By LARRY VAUGHT Sophomore point guard Bryce Alford leads UCLA in scoring (18 points per game), assists (74), free throw percentage (90.7), 3-pointers made (27) and minutes played (34.9 per game) going into Saturday’s game against No. 1 Kentucky. “There’s no other guard in the country averaging 17 points and seven assists. He’s one of …

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Alex Poythress probably still 10 days away from surgery

By LARRY VAUGHT Injured Kentucky junior forward Alex Poythress has not yet had surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee that he tore in practice last week. “He is doing as well as can be expected,” said Kentucky coach John Calipari Thursday morning. “Guys are all hitting him, talking to him, checking …

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Photo Gallery: Kentucky beats North Carolina 121314

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Devin Booker: “I was sticking with what I can do”

By KEITH TAYLOR, Winchester Sun LEXINGTON — Devin Booker helped top-ranked Kentucky recover from a disappointing week off the court against a ranked opponent. Two days after losing starter and junior Alex Poythress to a season-ending knee injury, Booker scored 15 points and helped lead the Wildcats to an 84-70 win over North Carolina Saturday …

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John Calipari wants UK fans to be classy like they always are

John Calipari spent time Friday encouraging UK fans to be respectful of North Carolina Saturday when the teams play in Rupp Arena and not poke fun at Carolina’s recent academic woes. ‘Let me say one thing to our fans: We have the classiest fans in the world. They would never charge the court. I don’t …

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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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