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  I imagine that's how Cal first tried to put his arm around Ellen on their first date to the movies. via kentuckybasketball.tumblr.com.    With the official start of basketball season last Friday, KSR College writers have been in full swing preparing for the upcoming season. Here's a few posts to get you up to speed on college basketball for Kentucky and the rest of the nation in 2012-2013:   -You've seen them dance but how much do you REALLY know about the men's basketball team? JC Ausmus plays the "Getting to Know You" game in her weekly fun facts post.   -JC also did a great series interviewing the UK Hoops' assistant coaches. Check out her talks with Danielle Santos, Matt Insell, and Shalon Pillow.   -After a fruitful BBM that produced some big name commitments, you have to wonder how much the fans can influence a recruit's decision. Tara Bilby explores that question in "How Important Are Fans to Recruiting?"   -Calipari's public relations hand is still strong, as evident by tonight's All-Access special on ESPN. Jack Heyburn provides us with the link for the official preview, as well as his thoughts on Calipari and the bacon shortage.    -We've been asking this question practically since the final buzzer of the title game this past April: can Kentucky repeat as national champions? One of the main factors that causes some people to doubt this as a possibility is the fact that we lost five underclassmen to the NBA draft. With College Hoopedia's help, I examined past national champions that lost multiple underclassmen and how they fared in the tournament the next year. The answers may surprise you.   -And finally, as we tend to do at KSRCollege, we've decided to preview each college basketball conference. Interns- doing the work so you don't have to. Click for each conference's preview: America East, Big 10Big South, MACMissouri Valley Conference, and Mountain West. More will be coming over the next week, so keep checking back!   @KristenGeilKSR

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