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Oscar Tshiebwe, Ugonna Onyenso shape UK basketball’s future

Ugonna Onyenso, left, and Oscar Tshiebwe battle during one of Kentucky’s preseason practices. UK Athletics The announcement that Ugonna Onyenso — a highly touted center from Nigeria — would be joining the University of Kentucky basketball team for the 2022-23 season came on Aug. 1, just a few days before his future teammates were headed …

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UK basketball begins recruiting period with eye on DJ Wagner

Starting Friday, the NCAA Division I men’s basketball recruiting calendar shifts from a quiet period to a recruiting period. A quiet period is defined as a “period of time when it is permissible to make in-person recruiting contacts only on the member institution’s campus. No in-person, off-campus recruiting contacts or evaluations may be made.” A …

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3-0 Kentucky wants even more perfection vs.  Northern Illinois |  college football

3-0 Kentucky wants even more perfection vs. Northern Illinois | college football

Field Level Media Mark Stoops enjoyed much of what he witnessed in last weekend’s 31-0 win over Youngstown State, but the Kentucky coach still was far from thrilled. The eighth-ranked Wildcats (3-0) will try to author a more poised overall performance Saturday when Northern Illinois (1-2) pays a visit to Lexington, Ky. “After reviewing the …

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Kenny Payne denies rift with Calipari, talks Kentucky roster

Late last month, Kenny Payne raised a few eyebrows with a comment about recruiting — recounting some disparaging words he’d heard about the future of his University of Louisville men’s basketball program — while speaking at a local church. Payne was an NCAA champion for U of L in 1986, a first-round NBA Draft pick …

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