Tag Archive: Marquis Teague

Apr 17

UK Basketball: Departing starting five forever connected to Kentucky

Kentucky’s starting five consisting of Anthony Davis, Marquis Teague, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Terrence Jones and Anthony Jones declared for the NBA Draft Tuesday night. Although the five players will never play another game in a Kentucky uniform, they will forever be a Wildcat. Kentucky coach John Calipari touched on that point during a press conference Tuesday …

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Mar 31

NCAA Tournament: UK-Louisville the aftermath

Louisville coach Rick Pitino will be rooting for his former team in the NCAA finals Monday night and praised the Wildcats, especially Anthony Davis following a 69-61 loss in the national semifinals Saturday night. “Anthony Davis is as fine a basketball player as there is. They have a great basketball team, one that I know …

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Mar 25

NCAA Tourney: 2 minutes with Marquis Teague

Kentucky guard Marquis Teague offered a couple of comments during a breakout session Saturday in preparation for today’s game against Baylor. How do you breakdown Baylor’s zone defense? “We just put Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in the middle and let him attack the rim and make the pass with a lob to Anthony (Davis) or Terrence (Jones). …

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Mar 24

A look back: UK-Indiana

Kentucky advanced to the Elite Eight for the third consecutive season with a 102-90 victory over Indiana Saturday morning at the Georgia Dome. The Wildcats (35-2) will take on Baylor (27-9) at 2:20 p.m. Sunday for a spot in next week’s Final Four. The following are notable quotes from Kentucky’s win over the Hoosiers.

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Mar 10

Sound bites: Kentucky 74, Florida 71

DORON LAMB: “The game was tough. It’s hard to beat a team three times straight. They knew everything we were going to do on defense and offense. We executed at the end of the game and made clutch foul shots and we pulled out the win.” “We ain’t trying to blow every team out. We …

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Feb 24

Calipari: Teague a good cheerleader

Kentucky coach John Calipari isn’t afraid to sit out a player down the stretch. Terrence Jones watched from the bench in the closing seconds of Kentucky’s 73-72 loss to Indiana and Marquis Teague watched the rest of his teammates for the better part of the second half as the Cats rallied from a 13-point deficit …

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Feb 13

Teague stepping up for Cats

Kentucky guard Marquis Teague has been stepping up for the Wildcats. Teague averaged 12.5 points, 9.5 assists and 3.5 rebounds in wins over Florida and at Vanderbilt least week. Teague collected his first-career double-double in the win against the Gators and scored 12 points and dished out 10 assists. Teague had 13 points, eight assists, …

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Feb 02

Marquis Teague catching on

Kentucky guard Marquis Teague is grasping what it takes to be a point guard under John Calipari. Teague has transitioned into thinking of his teammates first instead of himself. Teague putting his teammates first.