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Kentucky can learn how to handle press by watching Eastern Kentucky tape

By LARRY VAUGHT Eastern Kentucky forced 17 turnovers Sunday against Kentucky and bothered the Wildcats with a full-court press, something that associate coach John Robic says was a good learning experience for UK. “It’s something that we knew they were going to do, especially with (Eric) Stutz being out of the game, they had to …

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Keeping 3-point streak alive important for UK players

By LARRY VAUGHT LEXINGTON — The last time Kentucky did not have a 3-point goal in a game was Nov. 26, 1988, against Seton Hall in the Great Alaska Shootout. That was long before any current Wildcat was even born and is the nation’s second longest 3-point streak at 909 behind UNLV. However, the last …

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Cats have special players to be “actively involved” when they are not in game

By LARRY VAUGHT One noticeable impact of Kentucky’s platoon system during games is how often players stand up to cheer for teammates on the court. “This group genuinely likes each other. I think we really, really benefited by our summer trip,” said assistant coach John Robic. “For them to get six real games in, even …

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Robic wants Cats to “keep building on what we did” against Kansas

By LARRY VAUGHT Sophomore guard Aaron Harrison said Thursday that “we try to run teams off the 3-point line and make them take tough 2’s” this year. “I don’t know think we emphasized running them off the 3-point line as much last year, so that’s a big factor in our game plan and every game …

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Kentucky Wildcats TV: Coach Robic Pre-Boston U. Press Conference

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Robic on Wildcats: “We don’t expect to be at our peak right now”

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky associate coach John Robic said despite UK’s 32-point win over No. 5 Kansas Tuesday, no one is expecting the Wildcats to be perfect in November. “We don’t expect to be at our peak right now. Obviously, we are happy with where we are,” said Robic. “We want to peak in February …

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Guest post: Team could be special, but friend made this Women’s Clinic extra special

By LAUREN COLWELL The second I heard Coach John Robic describe this year’s Wildcat team as “special”, I believed him. Maybe it was his tone of voice or maybe it was what we had just seen from the team at the UK Basketball Women’s Clinic this past Sunday afternoon. Whatever it was, I think we …

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Kentucky assistant John Robic has not been around a player like Tyler Ulis

By LARRY VAUGHT In the 18 years he’s been with Kentucky coach John Calipari, John Robic says that 5-9 freshman point guard is the “smallest guard we have ever had.” However, Ulis is certainly playing much bigger than that so far in UK’s three exhibition games in Nassau. He had seven points and four assists …

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