Basketball

A conversation with Devin Booker

05/04/2016 04:48 PM

Devin Booker finished his rookie season in the NBA as not only one of the biggest surprises of the season, but also as a player many see as a future star. He’s back in Kentucky this week and sat down with KSTV to discuss his first year in the NBA.  Read more 

Mitch Barnhart Interview Part Three: The greatness of Calipari and the future of Rupp Arena

05/04/2016 12:18 AM

In part three of our conversation with Mitch Barnhart, the UK athletics director shares his thoughts on the Rupp Arena situation, what makes John Calipari truly special and dealing with all the rumors that the NBA wants to steal his coach.  Read more 

What the Draft Combine list means for UK's NBA hopefuls

05/02/2016 08:35 PM

Photo: UK Athletics The NBA released their list of invited prospects for the upcoming Draft Combine and three Kentucky players find themselves on the alternate list. KSTV discussed what’s coming in the next two weeks for each NBA hopeful and how the Draft Combine invitations list could help shape UK’s roster.  Read more 

Tyler Ulis talks Coach Cal's workout plan, Big Blue Nation

04/29/2016 11:18 PM

Tyler Ulis is putting the final touches on his sophomore year of college and preparing to start training full-time for the NBA Draft, but he’s taking some time first to tour the state and interact with UK fans. KSTV caught up with him during his appearance in Louisville.  Read more 

Charles Matthews recovering after minor surgery

04/28/2016 11:18 PM

Rising sophomore guard Charles Matthews underwent a minor surgery on Wednesday, but the recovery is not expected to keep him out of action this summer. That’s a good thing too because he has a chance to carve out a very specific and important role on next year’s team.  Read more 

KSTV Top Five: Favorite Calipari team

04/27/2016 09:39 PM

There have been tons of special players and memorable groups to take the floor since John Calipari arrived at Kentucky in 2009, but which one sticks out as your favorite during that time? KSTV discussed their favorite teams of the John Calipari era in the latest edition of “Top Five”.  Read more 

Former UK Hoops assistant returns home to Lexington

04/27/2016 11:24 AM

UK Hoops head coach Matthew Mitchell announced on Wednesday that Kyra Elzy will return to the program as associate head coach. A native Kentuckian, Elzy previously spent four seasons on Mitchell’s Kentucky staff as an assistant coach and associate head coach. During her time with the Wildcats, Elzy helped Kentucky earn three straight NCAA Tournament appearances, including two Elite Eight showings. “Kyra’s passion for teaching and mentoring young women is unmatched and when you couple that with her tireless work ethic... Read more 

Matthew Laurance talks Marcus Lee's future, Duke vs. UK next season

04/26/2016 10:06 PM

Photo: UK Athletics With Marcus Lee potentially headed to the NBA and Tyler Ulis already on his way out, KSTV talked with Matthew Laurance from ESPN Radio in Lexington about the pair’s futures, as well as the battle for number one next season between the Cats and the Duke Blue Devils.  Read more 

Scout.com's Evan Daniels discusses UK potential for EYBL prospects

04/26/2016 06:30 AM

The missing pieces to Kentucky basketball’s 2017 class may have all been together under one roof over the weekend at this year’s Nike Elite Youth Basketball event in Indianapolis. College basketball coaches were in attendance to evaluate 36 of the nation’s Top-50 players, including about a dozen Kentucky targets. Those targets include DeAndre Ayton and Mohamed Bamba, the No. 1 and No. 2 centers in the country, according to Scout.com. Scout.com Recruiting Director Evan Daniels discusses the potential of all of Kentucky’s... Read more 

UK Hoops' Batouly Camara to transfer from program

04/25/2016 05:19 PM

UK Hoops has confirmed it is parting ways with freshman forward Batouly Camara. Camara has elected to transfer from the basketball program after just one season. During her time at UK, Camara averaged 5 points per game and 4 rebounds. She is the sixth player to leave the UK Hoops program this season. This past fall, junior forward Kyvin Goodin-Rogers chose to leave UK and transfer to Western Kentucky University. Chrishae Rowe and starting guard Linnae Harper were also among the first... Read more 

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