Basketball

COUNTY CONNECTION | Anderson County's Mackenzie Cann Shines At Kentucky

12/13/2017 07:29 PM

Mackenzie Cann, a 6’1” senior guard from Lawrenceburg, Kentucky is shining in her final season as a Kentucky Wildcat. The Anderson County product was a five-year varsity starter for the Bearcats- going 129-31 during her high school career. She was an all-state player and a Miss Kentucky Basketball finalist. She was also named a Kentucky All-Star for two postseason games. She was the eighth-region player of the year both as a junior and senior, and ranks first in school history... Read more 

Evaluating Hamidou Diallo's development

12/12/2017 05:30 PM

When he arrived on campus a year ago, Hamidou Diallo brought a lot of excitement and anticipation with him. Fans had to wait until this season to see him in a Kentucky jersey. KSTV discussed what we’ve seen from him so far.  Read more 

Kyle Tucker talks Kentucky basketball

12/12/2017 05:26 PM

The UK basketball team returns to Rupp Arena on Saturday to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies. Virginia Tech is 9 and 1 on the season and they’re knocking down 47 percent of their threes as a team. So they’ll be a good test for a Kentucky team that John Calipari says deserves some recognition. We talked about UK’s development with Kyle Tucker from SEC Country.  Read more 

John Calipari says Kentucky deserves more respect

12/11/2017 05:38 PM

Despite the team struggling in the second half against Monmouth and despite saying just 24 hours prior to the game that Kentucky had a lot of work to still do, John Calipari said it’s time to believe in this UK basketball team.  Read more 

Looking back at UK's win over Monmouth

12/11/2017 05:18 PM

The UK basketball team took the floor away from Rupp Arena for only the second time this season when they took on Monmouth Saturday at Rupp Arena. The seventh-ranked Cats came out strong early and took a 54 to 31 lead at the half, thanks in large part to freshman PJ Washington, who scored 16 points in the first 20 minutes….and though the Cats would get outscored in the second half, it was a mostly positive outing in New york. ... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Big Blue Shines In The Big Apple

12/09/2017 06:36 PM

The #7/8 Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team (8-1) defeated the Monmouth Hawks (3-7) Saturday 93-76. The two met for the first time in program history in the Citi Hoops Classic in Madison Square Garden in New York City in front of a crowd of over 10,000. Under Head Coach John Calipari, the Cats are 7-1 in New York City and 4-0 in Madison Square Garden. Kentucky went with a starting line-up of Quade Green, Hamidou Diallo, P.J. Washington, Kevin Knox... Read more 

Kentucky basketball showing championship traits

12/06/2017 05:54 PM

The latest Vegas odds give Kentucky a 14-1 chance to win a national championship. Are the Cats showing signs of what it takes to win a title? Former Wildcat Mark Krebs thinks so.  Read more 

Sacha Killeya-Jones giving Kentucky an inside defensive presence

12/06/2017 05:41 PM

The development of Sacha Killeya-Jones has been a bonus for this young Kentucky team as the sophomore forward is playing about 17 minutes per game and adding a defensive presence that the team hoped to find inside this season. And Killeya Jones says it’s a role he is relishing. We discussed the emergence of Killeya-Jones and what he brings to the team:  Read more 

Music City Bowl or UK-UofL basketball game?

12/04/2017 05:37 PM

The UK football team is in a bowl for the second year in a row, but the game falls on the same day as the basketball team’s annual showdown with Louisville. Will fans have more interest in heading to Lexington for a rivalry game or to Nashville for the Music City Bowl? We discussed.  Read more 

Calipari frustrated in Kentucky's win over Harvard

12/04/2017 05:16 PM

The UK basketball team picked up another win on Saturday, beating Harvard at Rupp Arena, 79-70. The Cats held a large lead in the second half before the Crimson fought their way back. After the game, John Calipari expressed his frustration. KSTV discussed the win and what we saw from Kentucky on Saturday.  Read more 

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