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UK leads the country with 24 former players on NBA rosters

LEXINGTON, Ky. – John Calipari has made the statement before that he would like to see every NBA team have at least one Wildcat on its roster and half of the NBA’s annual All-Star Game hailing from the University of Kentucky.

It’s an ambitious goal, sure, but with each passing season, as the number of UK players playing in the NBA continues to rise, it doesn’t seem that far-fetched.

The Kentucky men’s basketball team, the nation’s most prolific NBA player-producing program, once again leads the country with 24 players on an opening-day NBA roster. Of the 449 players in the NBA to start the 2016-17 season, approximately 5.35 percent played college basketball at UK.
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Postgame notes from Kentucky’s 40-38 win over Miss. State


Mississippi State at Kentucky

Commonwealth Stadium – Lexington, Ky.

Oct. 22, 2016


FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 40, Mississippi State 38


Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 4-3 overall, 3-2 in the Southeastern Conference. Mississippi State is now 2-5, 1-3 in the league.
    • The last time Kentucky was 3-2 in SEC play was 1999.
  • Kentucky has won three straight SEC home games for the first since 1996.
    • It is also the first time UK has won its first three conference home games since 1990.
  • With the win, Kentucky evens the all-time series between the two schools, 22-22. Kentucky leads the series 13-9 in games played in Lexington. This was Kentucky’s first win in the series since 2008 and its first win in Lexington against Mississippi State since 2005.
  • The win was Kentucky’s 151st all-time at Commonwealth Stadium.
  • Kentucky will return to action Sat. Oct. 29 when it travels to face Missouri in Columbia, Mo., at Noon ET on SEC Network.

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1A Region 4 HS football playoff bracket


2A Region 4 HS football playoff bracket


3A Region 4 HS football playoff bracket


4A Region 3 HS football playoff bracket


5A Region 4 HS football playoff bracket


October 21st high school football results


Allen Central 32  Shelby Valley 14
Belfry 60  Pike County Central 0
Bell County 68  Jackson County 44
Bishop Brossart 42  Berea 20
Greenup County 26  Boyd County 7
Corbin 35  Casey County 7
Lexington Christian 42  Danville 40
Rowan County 13  East Carter 12
Leslie County 47  East Ridge 12
Estill County 46  Knott County Central 6
Pineville 22  Harlan 19
South Laurel 42  Lincoln County 35
Williamsburg 52  Lynn Camp 7
Taylor County 20  Marion County 7
Somerset 48  Middlesboro 11
Breathitt County 51  Morgan County 12
Harlan County 74  Perry County Central 49
Phelps 48  South Floyd 6
Pikeville 53  Jenkins 0
Betsy Lane at Prestonsburg
Rockcastle County 14  Knox Central 0
Russell County 42  Clay County 38
Lawrence County 46  Sheldon Clark 16
Southwestern 21  Pulaski County 6
McCreary Central 41  Thomas Walker, VA 13

Calipari to pay tuition for two students following Blue-White Game

What’s better than attending a Kentucky basketball game? Getting rewarded for doing so with a semester of free tuition.

For the fourth year in a row, Kentucky head coach John Calipari will pay the 2017 spring semester in-state tuition for two lucky UK students who attend Friday’s Blue-White Game at Rupp Arena (7 p.m. ET).
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