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Calipari keeps rolling as Harrison twins pick Kentucky

Harrison Twins - photo from SlamOnline.com

Harrison Twins – photo from SlamOnline.com

Thursday was going to be a huge day for somebody. When twins  and  announced their college decision live on national television,  scored yet another major victory on the trail and landed a backcourt capable of keeping the Wildcats in the Final Four field.  It wasn't a slam dunk for  and the Wildcats as the 6-foot-5 twins from Houston (Texas) Travis, who rank Nos. 3 and 4 nationally, didn't have an easy decision. Maryland is rebuilding andMark Turgeon and his staff had deep ties to the twins, while Hall of Famer Larry Brown of SMU made a compelling case.  “Coach Calipari presented a challenge for us and he told us it was going to be hard, it was going to be tough, he was going to push us every day,” Andrew said during the nationally televised announcement on ESPNU. “That's what we wanted to hear. We want to become better players.”

 

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 27, 1956, Kentucky scored 143 points against Georgia for the most points ever scored by a Kentucky team in a single game.

 

On February 27, 1956, Kentucky made 60 field goals against Georgia for the most field goals ever made in a single game by a Kentucky team.

 

On February 27, 2016, freshman Jamal Murray scored 33 points at Vanderbilt.

 

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