Basketball

UK BASKETBALL | Back to winning ways with victory over Florida

02/06/2016 06:33 PM

UK Basketball 2015-2016

Before the game even tipped off UK was saddled with bad news. Senior forward Alex Poythress would not be available for today’s game after injuring his (non-surgically repaired) knee. Not that the loss of Poythress mattered much. UK jumped all over the Gators today at Rupp and never let up. After the smoke had cleared Kentucky walked off the court with an 80-61 victory and a lot of new found confidence. Jamal Murray put on a clinic tying Eric... Read more 

Is it time to hit the panic button for UK basketball?

02/05/2016 12:56 AM

Photo: UK Athletics After blowing a 21-point lead to Tennessee, it’s back to the drawing board for the Kentucky basketball team as they get ready for Florida. But is it time to hit the panic button for a team that still hasn’t clicked this late in the season?  Read more 

Kentucky blows 21-point lead, loses to Tennessee

02/03/2016 01:16 AM

After a two-week run that saw them win three games and take #4 Kansas to overtime in Lawrence, it seemed like the Kentucky Wildcats had turned a corner. And the questions about whether they could put a mediocre team away were all but forgotten. Until Tuesday night in Knoxville. In what may be the most disappointing defeat of the season, the UK basketball team gave up a 21-point lead to a 10-11 Tennessee team and lost, 84-77. Afterward, head coach... Read more 

What to watch for in tonight's UK-Tennessee game

02/02/2016 01:33 PM

Photo: UK Athletics The UK basketball team returns to the court tonight against Tennessee. After four-straight strong showings, the Cats look to walk away from Knoxville with a win and continued momentum for the remainder of the conference season. KSTV breaks down the matchup.  Read more 

Calipari hoping to find more ways to rest Tyler Ulis

02/01/2016 06:56 PM

Photo: UK Athletics You can’t ask for much more than what sophomore point guard Tyler Ulis has given the Kentucky basketball team the last few weeks. He’s taken control of the team as they’ve climbed to new heights and now John Calipari is trying to find a way to give him a little rest.  Read more 

What was Willie Cauley-Stein like in high school?

02/01/2016 04:27 PM

He’s one of the most fascinating players to suit up for the Kentucky Wildcats and his presence inside was a big part of one of the most historic seasons in college basketball history. KSTV stopped in Olathe, Kansas this week to find out what Willie Cauley-Stein was like before he was a high school star.  Read more 

Kentucky falls to Kansas in overtime, 90-84

01/31/2016 01:54 AM

Photo: UK Athletics It’s as tough of a place to play as there is in all of college basketball and John Calipari’s young team put up a fight for most of the game before falling apart in overtime. KSTV checks in from Phog Allen Fieldhouse with a look back at a gutsy performance by the Kentucky Wildcats.  Read more 

Skal showing flashes of what can make Kentucky great

01/28/2016 11:05 PM

After blowing Missouri away Wednesday night at Rupp Arena, John Calipari said his team is getting closer to reaching their potential, and the flashes of brilliance shown by Skal Labissiere are a sign that great things may be on the way.  Read more 

UK Photo Gallery | UK vs Missouri

01/28/2016 12:46 PM

The Wildcats (16-4, 6-2) delivered a 36 point beat down of Missouri last night in Rupp. Here’s a look at some of the best pictures from the game! Watch KSTV weeknights at 7:30p & 11p on CN2 or on demand under the local tab. Read more 

UK Basketball | Cats cruise past Missouri. Kansas looms

01/27/2016 11:02 PM

Kentucky Basketball

Five minutes into the game Kentucky led 20-2 and Missouri had already taken 2 timeouts. At that point the only thing in question was the final score. UK was too much for Mizzou to handle tonight as they cruised to a 88-54 victory. Kentucky shot a blistering 52% from the field including 9-20 from behind the arc. Tyler Ulis led the scoring for Kentucky finishing with 20 pts and 8 assists. Derek Willis tallied a double double... Read more 

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