129 episodes

KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Shawn Smith of Go Big Blue Country to break down all things Kentucky basketball and the latest in recruiting. In their weekly show, the duo will discuss the latest with the team, talk to high-level prospects, update listeners on the recruitments of UK's top targets, and analyze their respective games.

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    • 4.8 • 296 Ratings

KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Shawn Smith of Go Big Blue Country to break down all things Kentucky basketball and the latest in recruiting. In their weekly show, the duo will discuss the latest with the team, talk to high-level prospects, update listeners on the recruitments of UK's top targets, and analyze their respective games.

    Reed Sheppard is a Kentucky Wildcat

    Reed Sheppard is a Kentucky Wildcat

    KSR's Jack Pilgrim is joined by Shawn Smith of Go Big Blue Country for episode 129 of the Sources Say Podcast to discuss Reed Sheppard's commitment to Kentucky and what it means for the program.
    Among the highlights:

    Reed Sheppard is a Wildcat

    How did we get to this point?

    He passed the early eye test for John Calipari and his staff

    Kentucky rewards him with an early offer

    Who UK had to beat to land the five-star guard

    Why this commitment is so important for Big Blue Nation

    A scouting report on the newest Wildcat


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    • 25 min
    Kentucky wins again (plus Shaedon Sharpe & Reed Sheppard)

    Kentucky wins again (plus Shaedon Sharpe & Reed Sheppard)

    KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Shawn Smith of Go Big Blue Country for episode 128 of the Sources Say Podcast to break down Kentucky’s win over Mount St. Mary's, the latest on Shaedon Sharpe's mid-year enrollment and Reed Sheppard's upcoming commitment.
    Among the highlights:

    Kentucky cruises to beat Mount St. Mary's

    Oscar Tshiebwe dominates again

    Sahvir Wheeler leads the country in assists

    John Calipari says Wheeler has "totally bought in"

    TyTy Washington finds his groove

    Will Shaedon Sharpe play? "We'll see."

    Reed Sheppard is set to commit. Will it be Kentucky?


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    • 44 min
    CJ Fredrick's injury, Kentucky beats Robert Morris

    CJ Fredrick's injury, Kentucky beats Robert Morris

    KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Shawn Smith of Go Big Blue Country for episode 127 of the Sources Say Podcast to break down CJ Fredrick's season-ending hamstring injury and Kentucky’s win over Robert Morris.
    Among the highlights:

    A crushing hit for CJ Fredrick and the Kentucky basketball team

    New injury, not old

    What does Fredrick's absence mean for Shaedon Sharpe?

    How will the team adjust?

    UK defeats Robert Morris 100-60

    Rupp Arena was Rupp Arena

    Oscar Tshiebwe is a monster, but his story might be even better

    Other individual standouts

    What's next for the Wildcats?


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    • 51 min
    Kentucky falls to Duke in the Champions Classic

    Kentucky falls to Duke in the Champions Classic

    KSR's Jack Pilgrim is joined by "Big Blue Drew" Brown of A Sea Of Blue to break down Kentucky's loss to Duke in the Champions Classic and what's next for the program as we move forward in the regular season.
    Among the highlights:

    Welcome back, college basketball

    Live from New York, it's the Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden

    Top takeaways from Kentucky's loss

    Paolo Banchero is a freak

    Trevor Keels is better than expected

    What happened with TyTy Washington?

    Sahvir Wheeler and Oscar Tshiebwe stand out for the Wildcats

    Other players who need to improve

    John Calipari is oddly confident

    Looking ahead


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    • 43 min
    Cason Wallace commits to KENTUCKY

    Cason Wallace commits to KENTUCKY

    KSR's Jack Pilgrim is joined by Shawn Smith of Go Big Blue Country for episode 125 of the Sources Say Podcast to discuss Cason Wallace's commitment to Kentucky and what it means for the program moving forward.
    Among the highlights:

    Wallace is a Wildcat

    How did we get to this point?

    What does the five-star guard bring to the table?

    How does Wallace fit in with Kentucky's other commitments?

    Is UK done in the class of 2022?

    Looking ahead to potential transfer portal options

    What comes next for Kentucky recruiting? Is it time to look ahead to 2023?


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    • 33 min
    Looking ahead to the Champions Classic, title chances with Jeff Goodman

    Looking ahead to the Champions Classic, title chances with Jeff Goodman

    KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Shawn Smith of Go Big Blue Country for episode 124 of the Sources Say Podcast to discuss Kentucky's exhibition games, reasons for optimism going into the highly-anticipated Duke matchup, Adem Bona's commitment to UCLA, and other recruiting notes.
    Among the highlights

    TyTy Washington is living up to the hype

    Sahvir Wheeler is the perfect fit for this roster

    Davion Mintz is finally playing the role he was signed to play in Lexington

    What about the frontcourt outside of Oscar Tshiebwe?

    How does Kentucky match up against Duke?

    Adem Bona commits to UCLA

    Why can't Kentucky land its top frontcourt targets?

    Cason Wallace commits Sunday

    Robert Dillingham to Kentucky?

    Then, Jeff Goodman joins the show to break down his thoughts on the Wildcats and expectations going into the Champions Classic.
    The top takeaways:

    Thoughts from his time in Lexington at Media Day and the Blue-White Game

    Early standouts for the Wildcats

    Goodman has Kentucky ranked No. 4 in his preseason rankings

    Why he believes the UK has the perfect mix of shooting, scoring and veteran leadership

    Why does he expect Kentucky to beat Duke?

    Shaedon Sharpe will be better than Zion Williamson?


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    • 1 hr 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
296 Ratings

296 Ratings

James Frank England ,

Nick Richards Fan Club Treasurer

Love the show - Jack and Shawn do a great job analyzing both the games and the recruiting. Really enjoyed the episode when Big Blue Drew joined too.

FIGHTDONFIGHT ,

Jack & Shawn are Fantastic

Jack & Shawn have the number 1 podcast for a reason. These guys make a great team & are good to listen to. 5 stars isn’t the best I can rate this podcast. I tip my hat to Jack & Shawn for being able to put out great content each & every week.

BigMacDTM ,

HOH

Jack and Shawn are awesome. HOH represent!

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