Basketball

Off-Season Agenda: Nick Richards

03/29/2018 05:35 PM

Maybe no returning UK player has more upside than Nick Richards. Just six games into his college career, the six-eleven freshman went for 25 and 15 against Fort Wayne and looked like he was on his way to a breakout season. But, from there, things bottomed out and it ended with him playing more than 9 minutes in a game just once in UK’s last ten games of the season. He has a lot of promise…and a... Read more 

Off-Season Agenda: Wenyen Gabriel

03/29/2018 05:21 PM

Wenyen Gabriel had a very productive sophomore season, though it didn’t always translate into stats. The sophomore averaged 7 points and 5 rebounds per game and was often doing Kentucky’s dirty work. How does he take a big step forward next season? We discussed.  Read more 

Draft Decision: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

03/28/2018 05:17 PM

This time last year, it would have been crazy to think that Shai Gilgeous-Alexander would be a potential lottery pick, but the freshman guard averaged 14 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists per game. along with nearly two steals. He was far and away Kentucky’s most consistent player all season. We looked at his upcoming NBA Draft decision.  Read more 

Kevin Knox Considering Return To Kentucky?

03/27/2018 05:45 PM

It’s the time of year where Kentucky’s underclassmen try to decide if their future will be at UK or in the NBA. Kevin Knox is a lock to be a first round pick, but his dad told SEC Country that it’s not a definite that his son will leave for the professional ranks this summer.  Read more 

Former Wildcat Thriving At Michigan

03/26/2018 05:46 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats fell short of the Final Four, but a familiar face will be suiting up in San Antonio this weekend. Charles Matthews is making the most of his first season on the floor with the Michigan Wolverines and has the team in the hunt for a national title.  Read more 

Is Kenny Payne Ready To Be A Head Coach?

03/26/2018 05:34 PM

Reports surfaced over the weekend that Louisville would like to speak with Kentucky assistant coach Kenny Payne about their head coaching position. While the job will likely go to Xavier’s Chris Mack, it’s probably not the last time that Payne will be the subject of interest. Is he ready to be a head coach?  Read more 

How Did Kansas State Pull Off The Upset?

03/23/2018 05:14 PM

Almost no one gave Kansas State a chance to beat Kentucky in the Sweet 16, especially after the way UK seemed to have come together in the last few weeks. So how did an upset happen in Atlanta? Former Cat Mark Krebs shared his thoughts.  Read more 

Looking Back At UK's Loss To Kansas State

03/23/2018 05:07 PM

The Kentucky basketball season came to an end Thursday night when the Cats fell to Kansas State in the Sweet 16. Bradley McKee and Andrew Chernoff were with the team in Atlanta and looked back at the game.  Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Kentucky's Season Comes to an End

03/23/2018 01:07 AM

The Kentucky Wildcats’ 2017-2018 men’s basketball season came to an end early Friday morning. The No. 5-seeded Wildcats (26-11) fell 61-58 to the No. 9-seeded Kansas St. Wildcats (25-11) in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament. The game was tied 58-58 with under a minute to play, but Kansas St.‘s Barry Brown hit a go-ahead layup with under 20 seconds to play. Later, KSU added to its lead with a free throw. Kentucky then had a chance to tie the... Read more 

NCAA TOURNAMENT | Loyola-Chicago Moving On to Elite Eight

03/22/2018 09:50 PM

The magical run continues for the Loyola-Chicago men’s basketball team. The No. 11-seeded Ramblers (31-5) beat the No. 7-seeded Nevada Wolf Pack (29-8) in their Sweet 16 match-up Thursday night. The final was 69-68. The Ramblers were led by Marques Townes’ team-high 18 points. Meanwhile, Clayton Custer added 15 points in the victory. “I’m telling you, you’ve got to give so much credit to Nevada,” said Loyola-Chicago head coach Porter Moser. “They never quit. I mean, those guys keep coming at you... Read more 

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