Basketball

30-0. UK rallies at Georgia, remains undefeated

03/03/2015 11:15 PM

Closers just know how to close. After trailing by as many as nine points late in the second half, No. 1 Kentucky went on a 7-0 run followed by a 16-2 run over the final 5:36 to escape Georgia with a 72-64 victory on Tuesday night in Athens. Freshman Karl-Anthony Towns led the charge for the Wildcats (30-0, 17-0 SEC) with 19 points — 17 of them coming after halftime. The Harrison twins also came up big, combining for 28 points... Read more 

The regular season is almost over, but the Cats are still fighting against "clutter"

03/03/2015 04:47 PM

Before the season began, John Calipari said the biggest challenge his team would face is the fight against the “clutter”, as he called it. It’s the chatter outside the program that negatively affects the program and, though the Cats have won the battle so far, the fight is still ongoing.  Read more 

Individual improvements driving UK as they head toward postseason

03/03/2015 04:36 PM

As John Calipari’s UK basketball team looks to take a major step forward as a team, they’re counting on individual improvements to get them there. So far, a couple of players have already made the leap.  Read more 

How real is the threat of Georgia?

03/03/2015 04:30 PM

The UK basketball team shoots for 30-0 tonight in Athens when they take on a Georgia team they battled at Rupp Arena just a few short weeks ago. John Calipari says Mark Fox’ team will be ready to make a statement.  Read more 

Calipari is ready for the regular season to be over

03/02/2015 07:33 PM

At 29-0, it’s been an incredible ride for the UK basketball team so far this season. Two games still remain before the postseason begins in Nashville, but John Calipari says he’s ready for the tournaments to be here now.  Read more 

Arkansas win again proves Cats will beat you at your own game

03/02/2015 07:30 PM

UK hadn’t played a ranked team in two months and Arkansas was a team some thought could finally end their winning streak. But, in one of their most dominant starts of the season, John Calipari’s team again sent a powerful message.  Read more 

Andrew Harrison continues to be UK's steady hand

03/02/2015 07:00 PM

There may be no player in the country who’s endured more criticism the last two seasons than UK point guard Andrew Harrison. But, just as he’s done the last six games, he proved again against Arkansas that he’s exactly what the Cats need in the backcourt.  Read more 

KSTV's SEC Tournament Preview Special coming this Sunday at 7pm!

03/02/2015 04:34 PM

The real season for UK begins next week in Nashville at the SEC Tournament. To get you prepared, KSTV will air a one-hour SEC Tournament preview special, featuring one-on-one conversations with John Calipari and the UK team, this Sunday at 7pm.  Read more 

Cats blow out #18 Arkansas, improve to 29-0

02/28/2015 06:05 PM

It had been just over two months since the Kentucky basketball team played a ranked opponent, but the 18th-ranked Arkansas Razorbacks looked like all of the teams that had come before them as the Cats cruised to victory. UK jumped out to a 16-point halftime lead at 42-26 and continued the rally in the second half behind Andrew Harrison and Trey Lyles. Harrison finished with 18 points, 3 assists and 3 rebounds while Lyles added 18 points and 5 rebounds.... Read more 

Keys to the Game: Sizing up No. 18 Arkansas at No. 1 Kentucky

02/28/2015 08:04 AM

Kentucky looks to remain unbeaten tomorrow afternoon as No. 18 Arkansas comes to town looking to spoil the Cats’ perfect season. Last year, Arkansas got the best of Kentucky in both Fayetteville and Lexington, but tomorrow, Coach Cal and the Cats are hoping it’s a different story. Vegas has UK as 15-point favorites to move into next week still perfect at 29-0, but anyone who has seen Arkansas play in the past month knows they can give Kentucky a game... Read more 

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