Basketball

Former Cats in NBA playoffs spotlight

04/19/2014 01:15 AM

A handful of former UK players will take the court in the NBA playoffs this weekend and KSTV discussed the opportunity ahead for John Wall, Patrick Patterson, Terrence Jones and Tayshaun Prince.  Read more 

Stoops and Calipari discuss NCAA meal plan changes

04/19/2014 12:36 AM

The NCAA approved a change this week when student-athletes were provided with unlimited meals. Both Mark Stoops and John Calipari support the change and believe it’s just the beginning of much-needed reform.  Read more 

CBS Sports' Gary Parrish weighs in on UK's early entry decisions

04/18/2014 07:41 PM

Several UK players are still trying to decide if they’ll enter the NBA Draft and UK’s team for next year is already shaping up as a national title contender. KSTV discussed those topics and reflected on the success of this past season with Gary Parrish from CBS Sports.  Read more 

Marcus Lee Will Return To UK

04/18/2014 03:59 PM

Despite a breakout performance in the NCAA Tournament and receiving some feedback from NBA general managers that he could possibly be a first-round pick, center Marcus Lee has chosen to return to Kentucky for a sophomore season. “I’ve really enjoyed my college experience and I’m looking forward to continuing to develop as an all-around player,” Lee said in a statement. “Playing in the Final Four was such an amazing feeling, but I want to come back and help win that final... Read more 

John Calipari prefers a "two-and-done" rule and has a plan

04/17/2014 11:14 PM

Despite becoming the face of the “one-and-done” rule to many people, UK head coach John Calipari said today that he has an idea of how to improve both college basketball and the NBA. He wants players to stay in college at least two years.  Read more 

Tyler Ulis ready for big stage at UK

04/17/2014 08:00 PM

Chicago point guard Tyler Ulis is the next star in the storied line of John Calipari point guards. He talked with KSTV about his goals for next season and what he wants to accomplish as a Wildcat.  Read more 

John Calipari: Returning to college is not a failure

04/17/2014 06:30 PM

UK head coach John Calipari says there’s a perception that guys that don’t leave for the NBA after one year of college are failures. And, according to Cal, that perception needs to change.  Read more 

NCAA shot down John Calipari's idea for foundation to help children of former players

04/17/2014 05:53 PM

UK head coach John Calipari is trying to force reform within the NCAA and, today, he shared a story of how his idea for a college fund to help the children of his former players was shot down by the NCAA.  Read more 

Preview: Tyler Ulis says he hopes Andrew Harrison returns to give Cats "more firepower"

04/17/2014 04:50 PM

Chicago point guard Tyler Ulis will arrive at UK this summer as John Calipari’s next point guard. But will Andrew Harrison, last year’s point guard, be back in tow as well? Ulis tells KSTV that he hopes so because he wants his team to have “more firepower”. Be sure to watch KSTV tonight at 7:30pm and 11:00pm for our full conversation with Tyler Ulis. Read more 

James Young declares for the NBA

04/17/2014 03:06 PM

James Young will forgo his remaining eligibility at UK and enter the NBA draft. The 6-foot-6 freshman wing made his announcement Thursday. Young entered the Wildcats program as a highly touted scorer and sharp shooter, and his numbers didn’t disappoint during his lone season in Lexington. The Rochester Hills, Mich. native averaged 14.3 points on 40% shooting from the field and 35% from behind the arc. Young also chipped in 4.3 rebounds per game. Of his decision, Young said, ““My time at... Read more 

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