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Mark Stoops counting on “great environment” for Saturday’s game

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky coach Mark Stoops hopes Commonwealth Stadium will have a special atmosphere for Saturday’s game with No. 1 Mississippi State. “I think we’re starting to create a great environment at home and we’re looking forward to that, so obviously, always a lot nicer playing at home than at some of these venues …

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Guest post: Losing Joe B. and Denny radio show takes away part of state’s basketball tradition

By TINA COX I was saddened to learn Thursday that the Joe B. and Denny radio show had been cancelled. Their last show will be on the air October 30th. The reasoning behind this depends on which website you read. After talking to Coach Hall, I do know he is not ready for it to …

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Stoops updates physical status of Boom Williams, Zach West, A.J. Stamps

By LARRY VAUGHT Mark Stoops updated somewhat the injury status of some players after Thursday’s practice. Running back Boom Williams’ status: “I’m not comfortable commenting right now on his status, OK? I’d rather just not comment on it right now.” How is offensive guard Zach West doing: “He’s doing good. He was fine this week. …

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Lloyd Tubman waives preliminary hearing on to grand jury

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A grand jury will review a first-degree rape charge against Lloyd Tubman after the Kentucky freshman defensive lineman Lloyd Tubman waived his right to a preliminary hearing. Tubman, 20, was arrested Oct. 7, five days after an incident involving a female student in a campus dormitory room. First-degree rape is a …

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Coordinator calls Bud Dupree “one of the greatest team players”

Kentucky defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot said Wednesday that teams are playing UK defensive end Bud Dupree differently. “On pass plays, he’ll very rarely have one guy blocking him. And then on run plays, it’s kind of the same thing. People are doubling up to him and he’s going to face that. He’s a good player …

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Stoops says no “easy way” to slow down Dak Prescott

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky coach Mark Stoops knows what problems Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott can put on his defense Saturday. “With what they do offensively, schematically and with a guy like Dak running their team it puts a lot of stress on a defense. There’s no easy way” Stoops said. “Any time you incorporate …

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Three-star defensive end Kengera Daniel picks UK

Kentucky’s 2015 recruiting class got a major boost Wednesday when three-star defensive end Kengera Daniel of Raleigh, N.C., verbally committed to the Wildcats. He picked UK over Louisville,  North Carolina State, Alabama and Virginia. The 6-6, 250-pound Daniel is UK’s 16th commitment and joins Florida standout Jason Strowbridge as the second defensive end in the class. …

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Bud Dupree quarterfinalist for Lott IMPACT Trophy

University of Kentucky senior defensive end/linebacker Alvin “Bud” Dupree, who leads all active Southeastern Conference players in sacks, has been named a quarterfinalist for the 2014 Lott IMPACT Trophy, it was announced Wednesday. Dupree is one of 20 student-athletes across the nation to be named a quarterfinalist for the prestigious award, which honors a student-athlete …

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