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Jarrod Polson's surprising heroics, the Terrapins' dominance on the boards and Kyle Wiltjer's "veteran" play were among my three takeaways from Kentucky's season-opening win over Maryland on Friday in Brooklyn, N.Y.
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NEW YORK -- Kentucky boasts one of the most star-studded lineups in college basketball every season, and this one will be no different. But in Friday's season opener against Maryland, it wasn't super-freshmen Nerlens Noel, Archie Goodwin, Alex Poythress or Willie Cauley-Stein who stole the show.
Instead, it was junior Jarrod Polson, an unheralded former walk-on, who came...
Jarrod Polson's heroics helped lead Kentucky to a 72-69 victory over Maryland in the season opener at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Nerlens Noel, the top recruit, who plays his ball at Kentucky had all eyes on him Friday night in his game against Maryland, and it wasn’t just because expectations are so high. Check out Nerlens’ amazing high-top fade with a UK logo in the back for good measure.
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Kentucky freshmen Nerlens Noel and Alex Poythress have been named to the SEC coaches' preseason all-conference team.
Junior guard Jarrod Polson scored 10 points - three more than he had in his career at Kentucky - and made the clinching free throws with 7.7 seconds to play as the third-ranked Wildcats held off a furious second-half rally by Maryland for a 72-69 victory Friday night.
Kyle Wiltjer, a sophomore, led Kentucky with 19 points in the second game of the Barclays Center Classic, the first...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Junior guard Jarrod Polson scored 10 points -- three more than he had in his career at Kentucky -- and made the clinching free throws with 7.7 seconds to play as the third-ranked Wildcats held off a furious second-half rally by Maryland for a 72-69 victory Friday night.
Kyle Wiltjer, a sophomore, led Kentucky with 19 points in the second game of the Barclays Center...
As the college basketball season kicks off tonight, Kentucky coach John Calipari took to Facebook* to thump his chest while his team is still undefeated following his first championship. Not only did his coaching counterparts around the country chime in to bring Calipari down a few pegs, Calipari’s good friends Jay-Z and World Wide Wes showed up to give their support.
Kentucky sophomore forward Kyle Wiltjer, who scored a team-high 19 points in the Wildcats' season-opening win over Maryland, was named SEC Player of the Week on Monday.