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Transylvania signs 7-year-old Lexington native as newest basketball recruit through Team Impact

On the same floor where Transylvania University practices and plays, the Pioneers men’s basketball team on Monday signed its newest recruit: a 7-year-old from Lexington with big dreams. Bentley Barber was matched with the Pioneers by Team Impact, a national organization that connects children battling serious or chronic illnesses with college athletic teams. Bentley Barber (center) signed with...

Jamie Vaught: UK’s new recruit, Nate Sestina, can impact game on frontline and perimeter

Nate Sestina, a graduate transfer from Bucknell University, is one of UK’s new faces for the 2019-20 basketball team. But who is Sestina? I wanted to know more about his background. So I did some research by googling and found some interesting articles and tidbits. If you are a hoops junkie, you would already know something about the 6-foot-9, 245-pound forward. He can impact the game on the frontline...