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UK TENNIS | Eric Quigley Named to UK Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018

06/22/2018 04:03 PM

Former Kentucky tennis star Eric Quigley was named this week as a member of the UK Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Quigley is the winningest Wildcat in school history with 172 victories. Much of his success led Kentucky to finish in the top-10 rankings twice during Quigley’s UK career. Joining Quigley in the class is Russ Cochran (men’s golf), Anthony Davis (men’s basketball), Victoria Dunlap (women’s basketball), Dennis Emery (men’s tennis coach) and Jacob Tamme (football). The Class of 2018 will... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Women's Basketball Program Ranked Top 15 in Attendance Last Season

06/21/2018 12:12 PM

The UK women’s basketball program ranked 15th in average attendance during the 2017-2018 season, after averaging 5,187 fans per game. it’s the ninth straight year that the Wildcats have ranked in the top 15 in average attendance nationally. The Wildcats played 16 home games last season, three of which took place inside Rupp Arena.  Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Reid Travis Picks Kentucky

06/20/2018 01:16 PM

Stanford graduate transfer Reid Travis announced on Wednesday that he will transfer to Kentucky to pursue a master’s degree. The two-time First Team All-Pac-12 selection will be eligible to play for the Wildcats this fall. “Sunday I had the opportunity to fulfill a childhood dream of graduating from Stanford University,” said Travis in a press release. “I built relationships and memories at Stanford that will last a lifetime. I’m extremely proud to be able to say that I’m a Stanford... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | John Calipari Hosts Satellite Basketball Camp at Ryle High School

06/07/2018 08:30 PM

John Calipari and the Kentucky men’s basketball team are no stranger to hosting summer camps, but this year was the first time in several years that the team offered satellite camps across the state for kids between 7-17 years old. Ryle High School is one of the camp locations that drew a large amount of the Big Blue Nation to see Coach Cal and players from the upcoming 2018-2019 roster. All campers who paid a fee received skills instruction from UK... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | PJ Washington Returning for Sophomore Season

05/30/2018 05:09 PM

Kentucky forward PJ Washington has announced he will return to the UK men’s basketball team for his sophomore season. Washington had gone through the NBA Draft process after declaring for this year’s NBA Draft. He never hired an agent though, which allowed him to return to the Wildcats. “I want to thank everyone for their support during this process and allowing me to take my time for one of the most important decisions of my life,” said Washington in a press release.... Read more 

UK SOFTBALL | Wildcats Ready to Host NCAA Regional Tournament

05/14/2018 04:10 PM

The University of Kentucky softball team will host the 2018 NCAA Softball Regionals, starting Friday through Sunday of this week. The Wildcats were announced as a host team for the regional tournament during Sunday night’s NCAA Softball Selection Show. The Cats are ranked #19 in USA Today/NFCA Coaches poll and will battle Illinois-Chicago in the second game of the regional tournament at 2:30pm. Michigan takes on Notre Dame, with a first-pitch of 12pm. This weekend’s regional tournament games are double-elimination games and the... 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 

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 

UK BASKETBALL | Tai Wynyard Granted Full Release

04/02/2018 03:42 PM

Kentucky men’s basketball forward Tai Wynyard is transferring from UK. Head Coach John Calipari made the announcement on Monday. Wynyard will be granted a full release with no restrictions. “I’ve been lucky enough to have gained experiences one could only hope to have in a lifetime,” said Wynyard in a press release. “I’ve had the privilege of playing with and against some of the best talent in the country at Kentucky and my hope is to one day follow in their footsteps.” Wynyard appeared... Read more 

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