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Jamie Vaught: After sassing Adolph Rupp, Hall of Famer Louie Dampier believed UK career was over

(Editor’s Note: During our national COVID-19 crisis, longtime sports columnist Jamie H. Vaught will be writing about the ex-Wildcats who were featured in one of his first four books on UK basketball, using excerpts that were published in his out-of-print volumes. His latest and fifth book, titled “Chasing the Cats: A Kentucky Basketball Journey,” was released in late February 2020.) Long before...

With destinations determined, Monk, Fox, Adebayo eager to have an impact at the next level

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Now that the future is clear, De’Aaron Fox wants to be a franchise player. Malik Monk is set to take his winning ways to Charlotte. Fox was selected as the fifth overall pick by the Sacramento Kings in the NBA Draft Thursday night. Fox will join former Kentucky standouts Willie Cauley-Stein and Skal Labissiere and brings “leadership, a lot more youth” to the organization. “It’s...

Calipari’s Cats begin post-Thanksgiving schedule facing old friend Antigua, South Florida

The top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats hit the road to face South Florida on Friday at American Airlines Arena in Miami. KENTUCKY VS. SOUTH FLORIDA Fri., Nov. 27 – 5 p.m. American Airlines Arena Miami, Fla. TV: ESPN Radio: UK Sports Network Kentucky has won five straight games to start the 2015-16 season, including an 82-62 win over Boston University on Tuesday night at Rupp Arena. Freshman Skal Labissiere...