Basketball

T.J. Walker on Marvin Bagley's Decision, Simi Shittu's Recruitment

08/15/2017 05:52 PM

Marvin Bagley, the nation’s number one high school player in the class of 2018, announced that he is reclassifying to 2017 and will play for Coach K and the Duke Blue Devils this season. Bagley still has to be cleared by the NCAA, but if he is eligible to play, this is a big get for Coach K. The move gives Duke the number one ranked recruiting class in 2017 and Vegas oddsmakers bumped Duke’s odds of winning a title... Read more 

Kyle Wiltjer signs non-guaranteed deal with Toronto

08/15/2017 10:42 AM

Former Kentucky and Gonzaga forward Kyle Wiltjer has signed a one-year, $1.3 million dollar non-guaranteed deal, according to Dime Magazine. Wiltjer will compete for a final roster spot on Toronto’s 15-man roster. “I’m just really excited to be back in Toronto and Canada,” Wiltjer said in an interview with Dime. “I’ve been working really hard all summer long to get better in all facets of my game and I’m just happy that I’ll be in my home nation.” Wilter spent his... Read more 

Expectations for Kevin Knox in 2017

08/11/2017 04:26 PM

As John Calipari puts together a lineup featuring a number of new faces, Kevin Knox is emerging as a potential star because of his versatility and potential. Former Cat Mark Krebs shared his opinion on what Knox will bring to the team this year.  Read more 

Darius Miller preparing for the NBA in Lexington

08/11/2017 04:23 PM

Darius Miller is spending his summer working out in Lexington with Ted Butler, the owner of Operation Athlete. Bradley McKee got an inside look at Miller’s workout as he prepares for his second tour in the NBA this season with the New Orleans Pelicans. Watch:  Read more 

Talking offensive line, Lynn Bowden and 2018 recruiting with Justin Rowland

08/10/2017 07:44 PM

Three of Kentucky’s top 2018 recruiting targets will make their college decision in the next couple of weeks. We talked with Justin Rowland of Rivals.com and Cats Illustrated about those upcoming decisions, as well as early developments from fall camp.  Read more 

UK Basketball | Big Blue Madness tickets available September 29

08/10/2017 10:19 AM

Tickets for this season’s Big Blue Madness will be available September 29. The annual event at Rupp Arena will take place on October 13 at 7 p.m. Tickets are free, and as in the past two years, ticket distribution will take place Friday night at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Avenue of Champions and online through Ticketmaster. A limited number of control cards will be issued to those camped out on Friday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. All fans must... Read more 

USA Today Doubts Kentucky

08/08/2017 09:20 PM

Earlier this week, Paul Myerberg of USA Today released record projections for all 130 FBS teams going into the 2017 season. Myerberg projects Kentucky to finish 5-7, with a 2-6 SEC record. That would put Kentucky tied for last in the SEC East with Vanderbilt. The Wildcats are coming off of a seven-win season and they finished .500 in the SEC for the first time since 2006. They return 17 starters from last year’s team, giving fans a lot of... Read more 

A look at UK's basketball recruiting with TJ Walker

08/08/2017 06:47 PM

As the summer comes to a close, the Kentucky basketball staff continues to focus on their top 2018 targets. We talked with TJ Walker of Cats Illustrated and Rivals.com about where things stand with some of UK’s top targets.  Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Wildcats Lead Country in Average Home Attendance... Again

08/08/2017 05:19 PM

Big Blue Nation has proven once again it is arguably the best fan base in college basketball. The Kentucky men’s basketball team had the highest average home attendance during the 2016-2017 season. UK averaged 23,461 fans per home game, according to figures released by the NCAA on Tuesday. Syracuse was second on the list, averaging 21,181 fans per home game, while Louisville was third on the list, averaging 20,846 fans per home game. It is the 19th time in the last 22 seasons... Read more 

A look at UK's basketball team with CoachCal.com's Metz Camfield

08/07/2017 07:14 PM

The UK basketball team took a break after summer workouts concluded last week, but the groundwork has been set for a team that contend for a national title. We talked with Metz Camfield of CoachCal.com about his early impressions of John Calipari’s newest team.  Read more 

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