Basketball

Five-star point guard Immanuel Quickley commits to Kentucky

09/22/2017 06:30 PM

John Calipari has secured his first commitment in the 2018 class from five-star point guard Immanuel Quickley. The Baltimore, Maryland native picked Kentucky over Kansas and Miami. Quickley stands at 6-foot-3 and weighs 175 pounds. He is the No. 8 overall player and the No. 3 point guard in the 2018 class, according to Scout.com. “He’s got good size for the point guard position,” says Evan Daniels of Scout.com. “I think he’s really developed his game over the last couple... Read more 

Bill Walton praises Kentucky in sit-down interview with KSTV

09/21/2017 02:05 PM

UCLA basketball legend and current ESPN announcer Bill Walton is traveling across Kentucky to spread a message of hope for those who are suffering from severe back pain. Walton spoke at Saint Joseph East hospital in Lexington on Wednesday night, then traveled to Louisville to speak at Jewish Hospital Thursday morning. Following his speaking engagement Thursday morning, Walton sat down with Clayton Abernathy to discuss his message of spreading hope, why he respects Kentucky’s basketball program and the enjoyment... Read more 

UK Men's Basketball | Pro Day scheduled for October 8

09/20/2017 03:30 PM

Photo courtesy: UK Athletics

Kentucky men’s basketball has announced its annual Pro Day has been set for Sunday, October 8 at Rupp Arena. The event gives NBA teams an opportunity to evaluate current Wildcats’ skills. The SEC Network plans to televise the practice live from 7 to 9 p.m. All 30 NBA teams have been invited. Mark Krebs and TJ Beisner pick one player who they think will really impress NBA scouts during the event. Watch:  Read more 

Evan Daniels Recruiting Update: The latest with Kentucky's top 2018, 2019 targets

09/19/2017 04:32 PM

John Calipari is staying very busy on the recruiting trail, visiting top prospects in the 2018 and 2019 class. Evan Daniels of Scout.com and Fox Sports joined TJ Beisner to discuss the latest surrounding Kentucky basketball recruiting.  Read more 

Inside UK basketball's photo day

09/19/2017 12:34 PM

The UK basketball team got together on Monday to take photos for the upcoming basketball season and KSTV’s Bradley McKee was there. Here’s a look at what went down:  Read more 

UK basketball visits Picadome Elementary

09/15/2017 04:44 PM

The UK basketball team visited Picadome Elementary in Lexington on Friday afternoon, spending times with students and providing them with supplies. Sophomore Wenyen Gabriel explained why these moments mean a lot to him. Here’s some of what went on today at Picadome:  Read more 

Funeral Arrangements for Billy Ray Lickert Set

09/14/2017 05:02 PM

Kentucky basketball legend Billy Ray Lickert died on Wednesday at the age of 78. Lickert scored over 1,000 career points in his Kentucky career and was inducted into the UK Athletics Hall of Fame in 2010. The visitation will be this Sunday, September 17th from 5 to 8 p.m. on Southland Drive in Lexington. The funeral will be held Monday the 18th at 11 a.m. at Crestwood Cristian Church. Crestwood Christian Church is located on Bellefonte Drive. Both are open... Read more 

Former Cat Heshimu serving as a skills coach in Lexington

09/14/2017 04:24 PM

Former Kentucky basketball star Heshimu Evans is back in Lexington serving as a skills coach for basketball players in the area. One of his clients is UK women’s basketball commit Emma King, first commitment in Kentucky’s 2019 class. Bradley McKee caught up with Evans about his basketball journey and what he hopes to get out of this new endeavor.  Read more 

A look at UK's upcoming recruiting visitors with TJ Walker

09/14/2017 04:08 PM

John Calipari has been busy the last few days as he tries to put together his 2018 recruiting class and the Cats made the cut recently for five-star guard Quentin Grimes, who now has a Final Four list of UK, Kansas Marquette and Texas. We talked about his recruitment, as well as a couple of upcoming visitors, with TJ Walker of CatsIllustrated.com Read more 

Randolph Morris back in Lexington, preparing for another season in China

09/13/2017 08:49 PM

Former Kentucky big man Randolph Morris is entering his eighth professional season in China, where he’s become one of the best players in league history. KSTV’s Bradley McKee caught up with the former Wildcat during one of his training sessions in Lexington, where he’s preparing for another season in Asia.  Read more 

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