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  1. Drake says John Calipari attended his high school graduation, gave him a Kentucky jersey (VIDEO)

    Sep 24, 2013, 7:38 PM EDT

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    Drake was on the ESPN First Take set today to talk about his involvement in sports, such as his friendship with LeBron James, and his weekend in Toronto with Johnny Manziel. The musician’s relationship with John Calipari in the Kentucky Wildcats has been well-documented. Drake has made the trip to Lexington many times, and there are…

  2. Former Drake forward Joey King returning home to Minnesota

    Jun 2, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT

    goldandgopher.com

    Rick Pitino Jr. received some good news recently learning that Joey King will return home to play for Minnesota. King, a native of Eagan, MN, averaged 6.9 points as a freshman at Drake earning All-Freshmen honors in the Missouri Valley. In early May, King announced his decision to leave the Drake program. Ryan James–a writer…

  3. Drake holds off second-half run to upset Doug McDermott, No. 17 Creighton

    Jan 23, 2013, 10:26 PM EDT

    Drake Creighton

    In line with Wednesday’s theme of Top 25 upsets, unranked Drake used 20 points from guard Richard Carter to beat No. 17 Creighton, 74-69, at Knapp Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Trailing by five with 0:33 remaining, Creighton senior Grant Gibbs drove to the basket and absorbed a foul, finishing the layup and hitting the…

  4. Rapper Drake to coach at Kentucky NBA Alumni Game

    Sep 9, 2012, 11:19 AM EDT

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    There were mixed reactions earlier this summer when rapper Drake shared a photo of his customized Kentucky championship ring via Instagram. Some called coach John Calipari a marketing genius, willing to give Drake a ring while knowing he would flaunt it. Make Kentucky “cool” to recruits, as if it weren’t already. Others panned the move,…

  5. Rapper Drake receives personalized Kentucky championship ring

    Jul 28, 2012, 12:24 PM EDT

    Kentucky Championship ring

    Rapper Drake, a self proclaimed “natural fan” of the Kentucky Wildcats, has received a 2012 UK national championship ring, which he flaunted on his Instagram page Friday. The 23-year-old Drake, born Aubrey Graham, has said that he took an interest in the Wildcats during the 2009-10 season, which featured freshmen John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins.…