Basketball

Draft Declarations | Jarred Vanderbilt Declares For 2018 NBA Draft

04/20/2018 01:25 PM

On Friday, University of Kentucky men’s basketball freshman forward Jarred Vanderbilt announced he will submit his name for the 2018 NBA Draft, but will not hire an agent. As long as Vanderbilt doesn’t hire an agent, he will have until May 30th (10 days after the NBA Draft Combine) to make a final decision on remaining in the draft or returning to Kentucky. “This season wasn’t easy for me,” Vanderbilt said in a statement. “God works in mysterious ways and presented... Read more 

Draft Declarations | Wenyen Gabriel Declares For 2018 NBA Draft

04/18/2018 04:43 PM

Wednesday the University of Kentucky announced that men’s basketball sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel will submit his name for the 2018 NBA Draft, but will not hire an agent. So long as Gabriel does not hire an agent, he will have until May 30 (10 days after the NBA Draft Combine) to make a final decision as to whether he wishes to remain in the draft or return to Kentucky. “My dream has always been to play professionally,” Gabriel said. “After talking... Read more 

Draft Declarations | Hamidou Diallo Declares For Draft, Hires An Agent

04/16/2018 07:02 PM

Kentucky men’s basketball redshirt freshman guard Hamidou Diallo announced Monday that he plans to submit his name for the 2018 NBA Draft and hire an agent, which would effectively end his collegiate career. The NBA Draft is June 21 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. “I would like to start off by thanking my family for always supporting and believing in me,” Diallo said. “Thank you to Coach Cal, the assistants and the staff for everything. You guys have pushed... Read more 

Kevin Knox Tours The Bluegrass

04/16/2018 06:34 PM

After entering his name in the 2018 NBA Draft and hiring an agent, Kevin Knox is touring the Bluegrass doing an autograph signing tour. This past weekend he started in Louisville and went all the way up to Northern Kentucky. It was an opportunity for fans to see and talk with him that didn’t get a chance to come to Rupp Arena. Our Bradley McKee caught up with him in Elizabethtown for an interview about his tour.  Read more 

Comeback Cats Come Back To Kentucky For Maker's Mark Signing

04/13/2018 04:29 PM

Friday at Keeneland Race Track in Lexington, hundreds of dedicated Kentucky fans waited in line to get their Maker’s Mark Bottle signed. Former University of Kentucky coach Tubby Smith (1997-2007) and members of the “Comeback Cats” 1998 team limited edition Maker’s Mark bottle, including Smith, Cameron Mills, Jeff Sheppard, Wayne Turner, Mike Bradley, Saul Smith, Ryann Hogan, Scott Padgett, Allen Edwards and Steve Masiello signed autographs alongside their championship trophy. Rob Samuels of Maker’s Mark and Bill Thomason of Keeneland were also... Read more 

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Enters NBA Draft

04/10/2018 05:01 PM

UK freshman Shai Gilgeous-Alexander announced Monday night that he will enter the NBA Draft and sign with an agent, ending one of the most pleasantly surprising one-year careers under John Calipari. We discussed how he might pan out in the NBA.  Read more 

Sacha Killeya-Jones Transferring From Kentucky

04/10/2018 04:56 PM

Sacha Killeya-Jones also announced yesterday that he is leaving Kentucky, but it will be through a transfer. The former McDonald’s All-American carved out a role this season off the bench as a sophomore and averaged 3 points and 3 rebounds per game.  Read more 

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Still Weighing Options

04/06/2018 05:38 PM

UK freshman Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is still weighing his options when it comes to his plans for next season. The Canadian guard is expected to make a decision early next week. We discussed what that may look like.  Read more 

Kevin Knox Enters NBA Draft

04/06/2018 05:00 PM

After days of speculation that he might return to Kentucky, UK freshman Kevin Knox made it official today and entered the NBA Draft. The Tampa native was Kentucky’s leading scorer this season with 15.6 ppg. He also added 5.4 rpg for the Cats. Knox announced his departure with this video: God gives us choices and we trust him to make the right one!! Read more 

UK BASEBALL | Bats Cats Gearing Up for Matchup Versus Cards, Following Weekend Games Against Alabama

04/02/2018 04:12 PM

The University of Kentucky Bat Cats were down in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to face the Crimson Tide over the weekend. The Cats lost 4-2 on both Friday and Saturday to go 0-2 in the series. But the Cats who are ranked 9th in the nation, rallied on Easter Sunday for a 5-2 win over the Tide. For the second-straight weekend, Justin Lewis came through with a clutch outing on the mound to help the Cats secure the win. Kentucky improves to (19-9, 3-6) in... Read more 

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