Basketball

ESPN 1300's Matthew Laurance talks Aaron Harrison, UK vs Miss State and UNC's scandal

10/24/2014 06:41 PM

It’s a busy time in the world of UK Athletics and KSTV welcomed in ESPN 1300’s Matthew Laurance to take a look at the football team’s showdown with Mississippi State, Aaron Harrison being named SEC Preseason Player of the Year and the academic scandal that’s hit North Carolina.  Read more 

Larry Glover talks basketball and UK's chances at knocking off Mississippi State

10/24/2014 12:42 AM

It’s a busy time for UK Athletics as the Cats get ready to tip off on the 2014-15 basketball season and Mark Stoops and the football have a shot at upsetting the nation’s #1 team on Saturday. KSTV talked with Larry Glover, the host of Larry Glover Live, about everything going on in the world of UK right now.  Read more 

SEC Network to broadcast UK's Blue-White scrimmage

10/22/2014 04:30 PM

The SEC Network has reached an agreement to air UK’s annual Bluep-White scrimmage this year. The game tips off at 7pm on Monday, October 27 and will feature the nation’s preseason #1 team’s intrasquad scrimmage. We’re also very excited to announce that our very own Mark Krebs, who played for UK from 2007-10, will join Dave “Buzz” Baker and Jeff Piecoro on the broadcast.  Read more 

Aaron Harrison tabbed as SEC Preseason Player of the Year

10/22/2014 12:20 PM

UK was picked to win the SEC at this year’s media day and sophomore Aaron Harrison has been picked as the SEC’s Preseason Player of the Year. The shooting guard from Richmond, Texas averaged 13.7 points, 3 rebounds and 1.9 assists last season as a freshman before breaking out in the NCAA Tournament. The Cats were also well represented on the All-SEC Second Team with Aaron’s brother, Andrew, Willie Cauley-Stein, Alex Poythress and Karl-Anthony Towns. First Team All-SEC Bobby Portis – Arkansas,... Read more 

Coach Cal wants double-pay for coaching two teams

10/22/2014 10:10 AM

Big Blue Madness signified the start of official practices for UK Basketball, which means we’re just a few weeks away from tipping off the 2014-‘15 season. Head coach John Calipari took some time to speak with the media about the early workouts with his team. With all of the platoon system talk swirling around as of a late, John Calipari discussed the positive effects of having so many talented players on one roster.  Read more 

Post-Combine feedback flooding in from NBA

10/22/2014 09:10 AM

The combine that took place at the Joe Craft Center earlier this month was perhaps one of John Calipari’s most ingenious plans to date. 90 NBA executives and scouts showed up, along with an ESPN crew of analysts. The event was broadcast across the country, which, aside from giving the current Kentucky players an unmatched opportunity to impress the NBA personnel in attendance, gave top high school prospects just another reason to consider Kentucky. Now, feedback from league personnel has... Read more 

Evan Daniels Recruiting Update: The latest on the Big Blue Madness visitors

10/21/2014 07:19 PM

A handful of the nation’s top players visited Lexington for this past weekend’s Big Blue Madness. Who may be ready to commit and who will be making their way to UK in the coming weeks? Scout.com’s Evan Daniels has the latest.  Read more 

What should UK fans make of all of this Drake stuff?

10/20/2014 09:25 PM

John Calipari welcomed in hip-hop star Drake for Big Blue Madness this year and it wasn’t just limited to the stage. Drake suited up and took to the court, where he airballed a three and missed rim on his layup attempt, and then even sat in on a film session with the team. It’s made both Drake and Calipari targets of online jokes, so KSTV discussed what fans can make of this whole relationship between Drake and the... Read more 

Dominique Hawkins, Marcus Lee and EJ Floreal put on a show during Madness warmups

10/20/2014 11:10 AM

Before the scrimmage got started Saturday night, the UK players lined up to get loose and put on a show for the fans. Dominique Hawkins, Marcus Lee and EJ Floreal put on a show. Check out the best dunks from warm-ups below.  Read more 

The UK basketball team is fired up about football

10/18/2014 08:31 AM

You’re fired up about football. We’re fired up about football. But you know who else is hyped about what Mark Stoops and the UK football program has done? The UK basketball team.  Read more 

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