Hilltoppers Clip Boston College Eagles 79-62 in NIT Opener

03/14/2018 12:21 AM

by Ryan Dearbone The Hilltoppers could have laid an egg in the NIT after losing a heartbreaking Conference USA title game to Marshall. Instead, the Tops decided it would be better to show the NCAA selection committee just what they missed out on. The Tops struggled early against the Eagles of Boston College from the Atlantic Coast Conference. There were moments when the Tops had all of the momentum and then times where the Tops couldn’t get any traction. However, led by... Read more 

Fact or Fiction: Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament Edition

03/13/2018 05:47 PM

Is Kentucky on upset alert against Davidson? Do the Cats have an answer for Deandre Ayton? Can Kentucky beat Virginia? With the games getting underway, we played “Fact or Fiction” with a number of Kentucky’s possible NCAA Tournament scenarios.  Read more 

Calipari Prepping Wildcats For NCAA Tournament Run

03/13/2018 05:20 PM

The Kentucky basketball team is in Boise for Thursday’s tournament-opener with Davidson. John Calipari said on the SEC Teleconference this week that he’s trying to get his team ready to play for the name on the front of their jersey. Former Wildcat Mark Krebs joined us in studio to discuss how John Calipari’s coaching can change when the team gets to the postseason.  Read more 

Jarred Vanderbilt's Status for NCAA Tournament Unknown

03/12/2018 05:37 PM

Kentucky’s leading rebounder, Jarred Vanderbilt, did not play in the SEC Tournament and his status remains unknown as the team prepares to travel to Idaho for the NCAA Tournament. John Calipari commented on the freshman’s status today on the SEC teleconference.  Read more 

Breaking Down Kentucky's NCAA Tournament Draw

03/12/2018 05:07 PM

After winning the SEC Tournament on Sunday afternoon, the Kentucky basketball team returned to Lexington to learn their NCAA fate. John Calipari hosted the team at his home for the selection show and shared his opinions about the draw afterward. Is Calipari right about Kentucky’s draw? We discussed.  Read more 

Wenyen Gabriel's Big Game Powers Kentucky Past Alabama

03/10/2018 04:38 PM

The Kentucky basketball team advanced to the finals of the SEC Tournament on Saturday, beating Alabama 86-63 in St. Louis. The Cats had a battle on their hands for most of the first half, before blowing things open and walking away with 23-point win. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Kevin Knox and PJ Washington all scored in double-figures for Kentucky, but the star of the game was sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel. Gabriel came off of the bench to knock down all seven... Read more 

Kentucky Opens Postseason Play With 62-49 Win Over Georgia

03/09/2018 08:32 PM

The Kentucky basketball team opened SEC Tournament play with a 62-49 win over the Georgia Bulldogs in St. Louis. Kentucky was without freshman forward Jarred Vanderbilt, who injured his foot earlier this week, but Kentucky did not miss a beat. PJ Washington scored 18 points and grabbed 7 rebounds, while Shai Gilgeous-Alexander added 15 points and 9 assists. This is what the players were saying in the locker room after the game.  Read more 

John Calipari Previews The SEC Tournament

03/09/2018 10:44 AM

With his team set to open SEC Tournament play on Friday against Georgia, Kentucky head coach John Calipari met with the media to preview the matchup and provide an updated on injured forward Jarred Vanderbilt.  Read more 

Previewing The SEC Tournament With Kyle Tucker

03/07/2018 06:32 PM

Photo: UK Athletics The UK basketball team takes the floor Friday in the SEC Tournament and it appears that they’ll do so without freshman Jarred Vanderbilt. We talked with Kyle Tucker of SEC Country about what that means for the Cats and if they can still walk away with a tournament championship.  Read more 

Two Wildcats Earn All-SEC Honors

03/06/2018 04:38 PM

Kevin Knox was named the SEC’s Co-Freshman of the Year, sharing the honors with Alabama’s Collin Sexton. Knox was also picked for the All-SEC First Team and the All-Freshman Team. The Tampa native averaged 15.7 points per game, which led the Wildcats. He was also second on the team in rebounds per game with 5.3. Joining Knox on the All-Freshman team is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who was selected to All-SEC Second Team. Gilgeous-Alexander averaged 13 per game for... Read more