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Fans still enjoying reliving 41-point outing Jack Givens had in 1978 national title game

By LARRY VAUGHT FRANKLIN, Ohio — When Jack Givens got an invitation to the Ohio UK Convention, he accepted almost immediately. “I thought it would be fun,” he said Saturday during his appearance at the 25th annual affair for Kentucky fans in southern Ohio. “I love meeting new people. I am finding more and more Kentucky …

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@Rene81 picks her top 10 Calipari Big Blue Madness favorite moments

By RENE CORNETTE Since John Calipari’s hiring in 2009, Big Blue Madness has gone to a whole other level. Every year is another opportunity to outdo the year before. It just keeps getting better and better. With another spectacular madness only a few short days away I’ve been thinking a lot, a whole lot about …

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Former UK great Jeff Sheppard thinks current players have a ‘little’ sense of Kentucky history

By LARRY VAUGHT Jeff Sheppard thinks current Kentucky basketball players have a “little” sense of UK history, but not as much as they probably should. “I would have been the same way if I left after my freshman year (for the NBA),” said Sheppard. “I came in and had Travis Ford, Jared Prickett, Gimel Martinez …

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Woods says Goodwin could be one of most dynamic players in country but Poythress is no Mashburn

By LARRY VAUGHT The Cats have been without sophomore point guard Ryan Harrow the last two games and there has been no update on his status for Wednesday other than information released Friday that he was “day to day” before he missed that game with an unknown illness. Morehead State coach Sean Woods thinks not …

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Former UK star Jacob Tamme knows cause is what helps make Swings For Soldiers successful each year

By LARRY VAUGHT He’s got a long list of celebrities again participating, but Jacob Tamme knows why the third annual Swings For Soldiers Classic July 16 in Lexington again looks like it is going to be a successful fundraiser for Homes for Our Troops. “We have people who care about what we are doing,” said …

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National, state media members picking Cats to beat Cardinals Saturday

Louisville’s loss to Georgetown on Wednesday was “damaging” to the fourth-ranked Cardinals going into Saturday’s game at No. 3 Kentucky and ESPN college basketball analyst says that’s one reason he’s picking the Wildcats to win 74-68. “The only way Louisville has a chance is to make a lot of 3’s like Indiana did (when it …

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Will Kentucky or North Carolina improve more by March? Kyle Macy says Cats have better upside

By LARRY VAUGHT When Kentucky lost at North Carolina early in the 2010-11 season, it was possible to project that Kentucky would be a better team if the two teams met again later in the season because of the dependence the Wildcats had on freshmen. Kentucky did come back and beat North Carolina in March, …

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