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Former Cats help raise more than $1 million for charity in annual alumni game at Rupp

  Almost two dozen former UK men’s basketball players, including 10 current NBA players, came together Monday to raise more than $1 million for charity at the school’s annual alumni game.   [widgets_on_pages id=”Jon”] The game featured seven former Wildcats currently on NBA rosters: Washington Wizards point guard John Wall, Detroit Pistons forward Josh Harrellson,...

Nerlens Noel blocking shots at near-record pace in shadow of Davis' historic season

In a world where Anthony Davis never played at UK, freshman forward Nerlens Noel would already hold the Wildcats’ single-season record for blocked shots.   [widgets_on_pages id=”Jon”] But Davis did play for the Cats, setting a NCAA freshman record with 186 blocks in his one season in Lexington, and Noel’s matching of the pre-Davis blocks record just 19 games into his college...