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24-0 blitz to start the game leads to 83-42 win over UCLA

By LARRY VAUGHT CHICAGO — For all the special things that coach John Calipari and fans think this Kentucky team might do, it’s hard to imagine the Cats doing anything close again to what they did to UCLA here Saturday in the CBSSports Classic. The Wildcats didn’t just beat UCLA 83-42. They embarrassed the Bruins …

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Kentucky-UCLA postgame notes and numbers

Kentucky Basketball Postgame Notes Kentucky 83, UCLA 42 Dec. 20, 2014 United Center – Chicago Team Records, Notes Kentucky improves to 12-0 overall to start the season, while UCLA falls to 8-4. UK now leads the series 7-4. By beating UCLA by double digits, these Wildcats are now the first UK team in school history …

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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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Impressive play has vaulted Cauley-Stein to No. 4 in mock draft

By LARRY VAUGHT When junior Willie Cauley-Stein sparked Kentucky’s win over Texas, coach John Calipari called his play “ridiculous” because it was so good. After Cauley-Stein turned into another game like that against North Carolina on Saturday, Calipari just joked that he was “Willie good” against the Tar Heels. Apparently DraftExpress.com noted his play as …

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Cats know how much they will miss teammate Alex Poythress’ play

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky players wore “Roar for 22” blue T-shirts in pregame warmups to honor injured teammate Alex Poythress. The Kentucky dance team did the same for its halftime routine. Karl-Anthony Towns even put a special message for Poythress on his shoes. Devin Booker, who had 15 points Saturday, said there was no way …

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Cauley-Stein: Players have to let Alex Poythress know they are thinking about him

Here’s some of what junior Willie Cauley-Stein had to say about Alex Poythress Friday: On the best thing he can do to help Poythress as a friend … “Just be in his presence a lot. I know for me, I understand how he’s feeling. Like you get hurt like that, it feels like everything’s just …

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Karl-Anthony Towns goes to town on Eastern Kentucky

By Keith Taylor, The Winchester Sun LEXINGTON — Karl-Anthony Towns made it a point to be more aggressive in Kentucky’s 82-49 win over Eastern Kentucky University Sunday. He even made a tweet to Big Blue Nation to expect a different “KAT” against the Colonels. Although he came into the contest averaging eight points per game, …

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Even for Alex Poythress it was “crazy” watching Cauley-Stein

Alex Poythress is playing with Willie Cauley-Stein for the third year — and even Poythress was impressed by what he saw from his teammate in Friday’s win over Texas. “It was crazy. He was everywhere blocking shots, getting steals, offensively he was real good at getting rebounds. It was the best I’ve ever seen him …

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