Tag Archive: Marquis Estill

Jodie Meeks set to graduate, and will have press conference to talk about that and more

By LARRY VAUGHT I’m not sure who had the idea for former Kentucky star Jodie Meeks to do a press conference Thursday because he will be participating in graduation ceremonies this weekend. Maybe that doesn’t sound like a huge deal, but remember Meeks left UK after his junior season — who could blame him after …

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Calipari watches Dominique Hawkins lead Madison Central win

By LARRY VAUGHT Normally John Calipari holds his press conferences before practice on the day before Kentucky plays. Today he changed that — but he had a good reason. Calipari was in Rupp Arena to watch Madison Central beat Wayne County in the opening game of the state tournament because he wanted to watch Central …

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Mitch Barnhart on football expectations, scheduling events, reaching out to former athletes

Vaught’s note: Kentucky athletics director Mitch Barnhart discussed a variety of subjects with Guy Ramsey of Cat Scratches for ukathletics.com. Here are some of the highlights I thought you would find interesting. CS: Moving on to football specifically, expectations on the part of fans and experts are relatively low for this season, while many around …

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Former UK standout Marquis Estill joins Cats’ basketball staff

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky head coach John Calipari is pleased to announce the addition of former UK forward Marquis Estill to the 2012-13 men’s basketball staff as an undergraduate student assistant coach. Estill, who is currently finishing his undergraduate degree at UK, will assist pre-, during and post-practice and primarily focus on working with UK’s forwards. …

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