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  1. 2014 NBA Draft Preview: Top Ten Players in five years?

    Jun 23, 2014, 3:56 PM EST

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    Who will we look back on as the best players in this draft?

  2. Julius Randle visits with the Dan Patrick Show (VIDEO)

    Apr 23, 2014, 12:34 PM EST

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    Randle talks favorite NBA players and the one-and-done rule.

  3. Kentucky freshman Julius Randle entering NBA Draft

    Apr 22, 2014, 1:57 PM EST

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    Kentucky is still waiting for a decision from four players.

  4. Kentucky’s Julius Randle denies report he’s decided to enter NBA Draft

    Apr 9, 2014, 7:26 PM EST

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    While it’s been reported that Julius Randle has decided to enter the NBA Draft, the freshman forward denied making that decision.

  5. POSTERIZED: Russ Smith dunks on Julius Randle … again (VIDEO)

    Mar 28, 2014, 10:46 PM EST

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    For the second time this season, Russ Smith has dunked all over Julius Randle.

  6. Senator Mitch McConnell’s campaign ad mistakes Duke for Kentucky, features Julius Randle (VIDEO)

    Mar 25, 2014, 8:05 PM EST

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    Tuesday was not a good day for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his campaign ad in Kentucky

  7. SEC Tournament: UK grinds out win over UGA, Harrison twins peaking

    Mar 15, 2014, 6:22 PM EST

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    Andrew and Aaron Harrison are playing their best basketball of the season, and are reasons 1a and 1b for a Wildcat revival.

  8. Doug McDermott, Russ Smith among Naismith semifinalists

    Feb 28, 2014, 12:34 PM EST

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    One day after the USBWA announced its fifteen finalists for the Oscar Robertson Award the Atlanta Tipoff Club released its list of ten semifinalists for the Naismith Award. Among the ten players on the list are seniors Doug McDermott (Creighton) and Russ Smith (Louisville), along with highly regarded freshmen such as Tyler Ennis (Syracuse), Jabari…

  9. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Feb 25, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

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    1. Doug McDermott, Creighton: This is really all you need to know about McDermott: He averaged 27.5 points in wins at Marquette and over Seton Hall at home, and no one even batted an eye. How good do you have to be for 55 points over the course of two games in the Big East…

  10. Kentucky’s Julius Randle: ‘ I didn’t come here to be liked. I came here to win a championship’

    Feb 24, 2014, 12:27 PM EST

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    It may sound weird to say this, but Julius Randle was the most important player on the floor for the Wildcats in Saturday’s win over LSU despite the fact that he managed just eight points on 3-for-8 shooting. He guarded Johnny O’Bryant, the LSU big man that torched the Wildcats in their first meeting in…

  11. No. 14 Kentucky played much better than final score indicates

    Feb 16, 2014, 12:07 AM EST

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    No. 3 Florida went into Rupp Arena and knocked off No. 14 Kentucky on Friday night, 69-59. Casey Prather finished with 24 points and four steals while Scottie Wilbekin went for 23 points and two assists without a turnover while hitting big shot after big shot in the second half. Simply looking at a box…

  12. No. 11 Kentucky bounces back, surviving on the road against Missouri

    Feb 1, 2014, 3:38 PM EST

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    Julius Randle finished with 18 points, nine boards, three assists and three steals and Kentucky’s three perimeter players — the Harrison twins and James Young — combined for 55 points, seven assists and just three turnovers as No. 11 Kentucky picked up a huge win on Saturday, knocking off Missouri on the road, 84-79. The…

  13. Kentucky’s got the talent, but here’s why they will not win a title this year

    Jan 29, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

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    Back in December, when Kentucky got dropped by North Carolina on their visit to Chapel Hill, I wrote this column and this sidebar taking stock of Kentucky’s status and potential this season. I think it’s worth revisiting now. If you don’t feel like reading through 1,000 words of two month-old writing, here’s a summary of…

  14. College Basketball Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Jan 28, 2014, 12:05 PM EST

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    1. Doug McDermott, Creighton: Since 1997-1998, no college basketball player has averaged 24.5 points, 7.2 boards and shot 43.0% from beyond the arc. In NBA history, no player that has shot more than 15 threes in a season has averaged 24.5 points, 7.0 boards and shot 43.0% from three. Right now, McDermott is averaging 24.3…

  15. Tyler Ennis, Jabari Parker among nine on midseason Tisdale Award list

    Jan 24, 2014, 1:49 PM EST

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    One day after releasing its midseason list for the Oscar Robertson Award, which is given to the best player in college basketball, the United State Basketball Writers Association released its midseason list for the Wayman Tisdale Award. The Tisdale Award is annually give to the nation’s best freshman as voted upon by members of the…

  16. College Basketball Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Jan 21, 2014, 1:28 PM EST

    Connecticut v Memphis

    1. Doug McDermott, Creighton: At this point in the season, I probably don’t need to do much more than simply write McDermott’s name here. Everyone else is battling for second-place. It doesn’t matter how you break it down: McDermott is the second-leading scorer in the country; he’s the highest-usage weapon in the nation’s most efficient…

  17. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Jan 14, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  18. Interior play pushes No. 14 Kentucky past Vanderbilt

    Jan 11, 2014, 6:13 PM EST

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    Given how young No. 14 Kentucky is, with just one upperclassman (Jarrod Polson) part of the playing rotation, there were bound to be growing pains during non-conference play. And there are still some lessons to be learned by this group as the move deeper into SEC play with an eye towards the NCAA tournament. Saturday’s…

  19. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Jan 7, 2014, 12:04 PM EST

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    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  20. College Basketball Talk Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Dec 31, 2013, 10:22 AM EST

    East Carolina v Duke

    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  21. No. 18 Kentucky’s young backcourt shows signs of progress in win over No. 6 Louisville

    Dec 28, 2013, 6:53 PM EST

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    With their best player sidelined due to serious cramping issues, No. 18 Kentucky trailed No. 6 Louisville 52-51 with 11:01 remaining. And given how young John Calipari’s team is, and their lack of a signature victory to date, that moment represented a major point in the Wildcats’ season. And Kentucky’s young backcourt rose to the…

  22. New Year’s Resolutions: Kentucky Wildcats

    Dec 27, 2013, 7:00 PM EST

    Belmont v Kentucky

    Over the course of the holiday week, we at College Basketball Talk will be detailing what we believe will be the New Year’s Resolutions of some of the nation’s most talented, most disappointing, and thoroughly enigmatic teams. What can we say, we’re in a giving mood. Who else made Resolutions? Click here to find out. WHAT…

  23. The beauty of No. 6 Louisville vs. No. 18 Kentucky is the unpredictability

    Dec 27, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

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    Two months ago, the Battle of the Bluegrass that will take place on Saturday afternoon was the single-most highly-anticipated game of the college basketball season. Two of the nation’s top three teams — the last two national champions — squaring off in a game that just-so-happens to be the most intense rivalry in the sport…

  24. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Dec 24, 2013, 11:03 AM EST

    East Carolina v Duke

    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  25. No. 19 Kentucky overcomes slow start, handles Belmont in Rupp

    Dec 21, 2013, 2:41 PM EST

    Belmont v Kentucky

    Julius Randle finished with 29 points and 10 boards and Willie Cauley-Stein chipped in with 16 points and seven boards as No. 19 Kentucky withstood an early three-point barrage to knock off Belmont 93-80. The Bruins were scorching from beyond the arc in the first half, taking a lead that stretched to as much as…