Basketball

Recapping the Elite 24 and other UK basketball recruiting notes

08/23/2016 07:30 PM

The summer recruiting circuit is wrapping up after a big weekend in New York City. Evan Daniels from Scout.com joined KSTV to talk about the top performers at the Elite 24, as well as provide an update on a handful of UK targets.  Read more 

Wenyen Gabriel ready to be a defensive threat

08/21/2016 03:46 PM

The latest “Meet the Wildcats” feature on CoachCal.com takes a look at Wenyen Gabriel and his versatility, especially as a defender. We caught up with the editor of CoachCal.com, Metz Camfield, to hear what he’s seen from Wenyen so far this summer.  Read more 

KSTV Top Five: Best shooters in UK basketball history

08/17/2016 08:30 PM

In the storied history of Kentucky’s basketball history, the Cats have been fortunate to have some of college basketball’s most effective shooters. In this week’s edition of “Top Five”, KSTV ranked their five best in the program’s history.  Read more 

Evan Daniels gives us an update on the 2017 class

08/16/2016 08:00 PM

Evan Daniels of Scout.com joined the show today to update us on UK’s top 2017 targets, including Quade Green, Trae Young and PJ Washington. Check out the full conversation below:  Read more 

Alex Poythress' outlook in Indiana

08/15/2016 08:30 PM

It took him all summer, but Alex Poythress is finally no longer an NBA free agent. The former Wildcat signed a partially guaranteed contract with the Indiana Pacers on Friday. He is expected to play for the Pacer’s D-League affiliate, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, this season. We discussed Alex’s outlook in Indiana and what his basketball future holds.  Read more 

Alex Poythress agrees to deal with Indiana Pacers

08/12/2016 04:18 PM

Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Alex Poythress has agreed to a partially guaranteed contract with the Indiana Pacers, which will place him with their D-League affiliate. Poythress, who went undrafted, will play with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants next season. As a senior, Poythress averaged 10 points and 6 rebounds for Kentucky. Read more 

Malik Monk challenging himself to be the best

08/12/2016 10:38 AM

Freshman guard Malik Monk is, by all accounts, having a fantastic summer as he prepares for his first (and probably only) season as a Kentucky Wildcat. He’s also the latest Cat to be profiled by CoachCal.com. KSTV discussed his prospects for this season.  Read more 

Throwback Thursday: A video tribute to EJ Floreal

08/11/2016 04:53 PM

UK basketball player EJ Floreal announced this week that he’s leaving basketball team to pursue an opportunity with the UK Track and Field squad. For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we looked back at some of our favorite moments with EJ over the last three seasons.  Read more 

Big Blue Madness 2016 ticket information

08/11/2016 02:34 PM

The University of Kentucky announced Thursday the plans for distributing tickets for this year’s Big Blue Madness. Tickets will be available Friday, September 30 at 10:00pm at the Memorial Coliseum ticket office and on Ticketmaster.com. As they are with every year, the tickets will be free and distributed online, as well as in-person on a limited basis to those who are camping outside of Memorial Coliseum. The cards for those in-person tickets will be handed out to campers on... Read more 

EJ Floreal leaving UK basketball team to compete in track

08/09/2016 02:57 PM

Photo: UK Athletics UK basketball player EJ Floreal, set to be a senior this season, is leaving the basketball team and will compete as a member of the UK Track & Field squad, where his father serves as head coach. Floreal will have two years of eligibility remaining with the track team and will look to build on a decorated high school track career that found success in both California and Kentucky. In a press release, Floreal said “First of all I... Read more 

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