Basketball

A look at UK's basketball team with CoachCal.com's Metz Camfield

08/07/2017 07:14 PM

The UK basketball team took a break after summer workouts concluded last week, but the groundwork has been set for a team that contend for a national title. We talked with Metz Camfield of CoachCal.com about his early impressions of John Calipari’s newest team.  Read more 

Looking at expectations for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

08/04/2017 09:06 PM

If you talk to anyone around the UK basketball program, they will be quick to tell you how great freshman guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has looked this summer. We talked about his expectations for next year with Kyle Tucker of SECCountry.com.  Read more 

Brad Calipari headed to Croatia for basketball tour

08/04/2017 02:24 PM

Kentucky sophomore Brad Calipari is one of 14 college players who will travel to Croatia for an eight-day basketball trip. The team, which departs for Croatia on Monday and will be coached by Bucknell assistant coach Joe Meehan, will play four games and take part in cultural events. The team will represent Global Sports Academy and play games against Zadar, Sibenik, Kastela and Split. Last year as a freshman, Calipari made 15 appearances and scored eight points. Read more 

Looking at this year's UK basketball team with Mike Pratt

08/03/2017 04:58 PM

A group of former Wildcats are back in town this week, working camps at UK. That includes Dominique Hawkins, who may have have a shot at an NFL roster. To break that down, we talked with former Wildcat Mike Pratt.  Read more 

Expectations for Nick Richards in 2017

08/03/2017 04:39 PM

Nick Richards is hoping to have a big season in the post for the Wildcats in 2017. The 6-foot-11, 240 pound freshmen center is the tallest player on the roster and hopes to be the rim protector that John Calipari needs in the middle of the Wildcat’s defense. Bradley McKee and TJ Beisner discuss what they expect from Nick Richards in his freshmen season.  Read more 

Advice for new guys on playing for John Calipari

08/02/2017 04:38 PM

Dominique Hawkins, Derek Willis and De’Aaron Fox have had the opportunity to hang out with the players on this year’s team at UK’s camp for kids this week. The three were asked if they had any advice for the newcomers on how to deal with Coach Cal. Here’s what they said, along with former Cat Mark Krebs’ advice too.  Read more 

De'Aaron Fox, Dominqiue Hawkins and Derek Willis back in Lexington for Pro Camp

08/02/2017 10:07 AM

Former Cats De’Aaron Fox, Dominique Hawkins and Derek Willis spoke with the media Tuesday while volunteering at John Calipari’s pro camp. They discussed their basketball futures, what they’ve seen from this year’s UK team and what advice they have for the freshmen going into the season. Watch the full press conference here: We’ll hear from Bam Adebayo and Malik Monk this afternoon.  Read more 

Patrick Patterson hosts free camp in Huntington, West Virginia

08/01/2017 06:02 PM

Former Wildcat and current Oklahoma City Thunder forward Patrick Patterson is hosting a free camp for kids at his alma mater, Huntington High School, in Huntington, West Virginia. KSTV made the trip up to West Virginia for the day to catch up with Patterson, who is one of the newest member of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Patterson signed a three-year deal in July with OKC. He spent the last four seasons with the Toronto Raptors. TJ Beisner caught up with Patterson... Read more 

Expectations for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander in 2017

07/28/2017 04:08 PM

Kentucky freshman guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has been hard at work this summer with the rest of his teammates ahead of the 2017 season. Bradley McKee and Mark Krebs join Clayton Abernathy to discuss what they expect from Gilgeous-Alexander during his freshmen season at Kentucky.  Read more 

Expectations for Jemarl Baker in 2017

07/28/2017 04:01 PM

As John Calipari was assembling his 2017 recruiting class, he realized that he needed a shooter. He found Jemarl Baker to be the perfect fit. Baker played high school ball in California at Roosevelt high school, where he averaged over 17 points per game and knocked down 94 three pointers as a senior. He was a four-star prospect coming out of high school. Baker is hoping to bring that strong shooting touch to Lexington next season. What are realistic expectations... Read more 

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