Basketball

How does De'Aaron Fox stack up with the nation's other top point guards?

12/06/2016 09:21 PM

Photo: UK Athletics College basketball has been hit with a wave of top-level point guards this season as a sensational class of 2016 is taking over on the floor. Kentucky’s De’Aaron Fox went head-to-head with a fellow freshman star in UCLA’s Lonzo Ball on Saturday. We talked with Evan Daniels of Fox Sports 1 and Scout.com about how Fox stacks up with the other point guards this season…and much more.  Read more 

What we learned in UK's loss to UCLA

12/05/2016 08:38 PM

Photo: UK Athletics The UK basketball team lost their first game of the season on Saturday, falling to UCLA at Rupp Arena. KSTV’s TJ Beisner and Mark Krebs discussed what we learned about John Calipari’s team in their first defeat.  Read more 

UK Hoops drops overtime thriller to rival Louisville

12/04/2016 06:21 PM

The latest installment of the Battle for the Bluegrass was as thrilling as fans could ask for. The game between the no. 17 Kentucky and no. 7 Louisville women’s basketball teams featured six lead changes that ultimately ended in overtime. The home team Cardinals earned the 69-67 victory over the visiting Wildcats, marking their first win over their Lexington rival since 2010. Kentucky had two opportunities to win at the end of regulation, senior guard Makayla Epps missed a jumper with... Read more 

WATCH: John Calipari's takeaways from UCLA loss

12/03/2016 05:00 PM

John Calipari suffered only his fifth loss at Rupp Arena today, as the Wildcats fell to UCLA 97-92. Calipari spoke after the loss about what he learned from his team and how he can get them better prepared for big games in the future. Check out the full press conference here:  Read more 

Kentucky falls to UCLA behind Bruins' hot shooting

12/03/2016 03:48 PM

Kentucky isn’t invincible. That’s what we found out today as the Wildcats fell to UCLA for the second straight season to suffer their first loss of the year. The eleventh-ranked Bruins shot 53% from the floor and had six players score in double figures, led by Isaac Hamilton’s 19. Freshman Lonzo Ball finished the game with 14 points, seven assists and six rebounds. This was only John Calipari’s fifth loss at Rupp Arena in his eight seasons. The loss ended... Read more 

Looking back at some of UK's most frustrating opponents

12/01/2016 07:30 PM

Photo: USA Today Kentucky basketball legend Kenny “Sky” Walker sat down with Oscar Combs recently to look back on his UK career. During the conversation, Walker shared a tale of former teammate Melvin Turpin and Auburn’s Charles Barkley. That story got the KSTV guys to look back at other opposing players who have gotten under their skin over the years.  Read more 

Kentucky Basketball| Early individual surprises, disappointments

11/30/2016 08:00 PM

Kentucky basketball has been nothing short of spectacular this season, winning their first seven games all by at least 21 points, while dominating opponents on both sides of the floor. Freshman De’Aaron Fox and Malik Monk have been stars, to no one’s surprise. But who has exceeded expectations so far this season? Who hasn’t met their expectations just yet? Bradley McKee and Lachlan McLean discuss early individual surprises and disappointments this season.  Read more 

Fact or Fiction: Malik Monk's Athleticism, De'Aaron Fox's triple-double and more

11/29/2016 07:00 PM

This week’s Fact or Fiction focused on Kentucky basketball following their big win over Arizona State on Monday. Lachlan and Mark discuss whether Malik Monk is the best athlete ever under John Calipari, if De’Aaron Fox will get another triple-double this season and more. Check it out:  Read more 

Kentucky-Arizona State recap: Fox's Historic performance, 2015 team comparisons and more

11/29/2016 05:30 PM

History was made on Monday night, as De’Aaron Fox became only the second player in Kentucky basketball history to record a triple-double (14 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists). Fox’s performance was one of many strong showings from Kentucky players in the team’s 115-69 drubbing of Arizona State. Six Wildcats scored in double-figures, led by Malik Monk’s 23 points. It was the third game in a row Kentucky scored at least 100 points. That hasn’t happened since the 1977-1978 season, when... Read more 

GALLERY | Kentucky Hoops Beats Samford

11/28/2016 01:12 PM

UK Hoops picked up their fifth game of the season Sunday 80-57 over the Samford Bulldogs. The Wildcats record improves to 5-1 on the season and 5-0 at Memorial Coliseum. Kentucky will be back in action on Thursday as they host the 13th-ranked Oklahoma Sooners as part of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.  Read more 

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