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Calipari says Tshiebwe evaluated correct information before making his big decision

Before Oscar Tshiebwe officially announced he was staying at Kentucky for another season he had some telling him he should go ahead and start his ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, May 12, 2022 8:06 am

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Oscar Tshiebwe named Mr. Wildcat at CATSPY Awards

At this year’s CATSPY Awards at Kentucky, named Mr. Wildcat were Oscar Tshiebwe of basketball, Will Shaner of rifle and Luke Fortner, Will Levis and ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, May 10, 2022 8:57 am

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Anna Rupp bleeds blue and Kentucky just felt like right place for her collegiate career

Imagine growing up in Lexington with the last name of Rupp. In a state that loves basketball, that’s a name almost any fan regardless of ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, May 9, 2022 7:13 am

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Barnes says Tshiebwe is ‘phenomenal’

If you think Kentucky fans are enamored with what Oscar Tshiebwe has done this season, then pay attention to what Tennessee coach Rick Barnes thinks ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, January 28, 2022 5:00 am

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Hall wanted players to be role models for fans

Roger Harden can still remember listening to Kentucky coach Joe Hall telling him and his teammates how he grew up idolizing UK basketball and even ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, January 26, 2022 5:00 am

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There’s nobody like Oscar:
Tshiebwe seen by teammates, coaches as a unique talent

If there is another player in the country like Kentucky junior center Oscar Tshiebwe, UK teammate Davion Mintz has not seen him. “He is one ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, January 11, 2022 6:00 am

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Washington says Tshiebwe is ‘super funny’ off the court

On the basketball court, Oscar Tshiebwe is a rebounding machine with a non-stop motor. But what is he like off the court? “Oscar is super ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, January 6, 2022 7:00 am

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Smith won games, touched lives in Lexington;
Former UK coach honored with jersey retirement

Tubby Smith not only won a national championship at Kentucky, but he also touched a lot of people in various ways that they have always ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 6:32 am

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Smith won games, touched lives in Lexington

Tubby Smith not only won a national championship at Kentucky, but he also touched a lot of people in various ways that they have always ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 6:00 am

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Washington’s dad says UK hasn’t seen TyTy’s best yet

Freshman guard TyTy Washington was averaging 13.9 points, 4.2 rebounds, 3.6 assists, and 1.0 steals per game after 11 games but his father, Tee Washington, ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, December 30, 2021 7:00 am

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