Jarred Vanderbilt's Status for NCAA Tournament Unknown

03/12/2018 05:37 PM

Kentucky’s leading rebounder, Jarred Vanderbilt, did not play in the SEC Tournament and his status remains unknown as the team prepares to travel to Idaho for the NCAA Tournament. John Calipari commented on the freshman’s status today on the SEC teleconference.  Read more 

Breaking Down Kentucky's NCAA Tournament Draw

03/12/2018 05:07 PM

After winning the SEC Tournament on Sunday afternoon, the Kentucky basketball team returned to Lexington to learn their NCAA fate. John Calipari hosted the team at his home for the selection show and shared his opinions about the draw afterward. Is Calipari right about Kentucky’s draw? We discussed.  Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Wildcats Win SEC Tournament

03/11/2018 03:46 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats did it again. The No. 4-seeded Wildcats (24-10, 10-8) beat No. 2-seeded Tennessee (25-8, 13-5) on Sunday afternoon to claim their fourth straight SEC Tournament championship. The win gives UK an automatic berth in this year’s NCAA Division I Tournament, although the Wildcats were almost certainly guaranteed to be in the field regardless of the outcome Sunday. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the way for UK with a game-high 29 points. He also had seven rebounds and three assists. Sunday’s win... Read more 

Wenyen Gabriel's Big Game Powers Kentucky Past Alabama

03/10/2018 04:38 PM

The Kentucky basketball team advanced to the finals of the SEC Tournament on Saturday, beating Alabama 86-63 in St. Louis. The Cats had a battle on their hands for most of the first half, before blowing things open and walking away with 23-point win. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Kevin Knox and PJ Washington all scored in double-figures for Kentucky, but the star of the game was sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel. Gabriel came off of the bench to knock down all seven... Read more 

Kentucky Opens Postseason Play With 62-49 Win Over Georgia

03/09/2018 08:32 PM

The Kentucky basketball team opened SEC Tournament play with a 62-49 win over the Georgia Bulldogs in St. Louis. Kentucky was without freshman forward Jarred Vanderbilt, who injured his foot earlier this week, but Kentucky did not miss a beat. PJ Washington scored 18 points and grabbed 7 rebounds, while Shai Gilgeous-Alexander added 15 points and 9 assists. This is what the players were saying in the locker room after the game.  Read more 

John Calipari Previews The SEC Tournament

03/09/2018 10:44 AM

With his team set to open SEC Tournament play on Friday against Georgia, Kentucky head coach John Calipari met with the media to preview the matchup and provide an updated on injured forward Jarred Vanderbilt.  Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Wildcats to Face Georgia Friday Afternoon

03/08/2018 06:40 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats have learned their opponent for the quarterfinal round of the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament. The No. 4-seeded Wildcats (21-10, 10-8) will face the No. 12-seeded Georgia Bulldogs (18-14, 7-11) on Friday at approximately 3:30 p.m. ET inside St. Louis’ Scottrade Center. UK beat Georgia 66-61 when the two programs met inside Rupp Arena on Dec. 31. The Bulldogs beat No. 5-seeded Missouri 62-60 in the second round of the conference tournament to advance to Friday’s game against Kentucky.  Read more 

Previewing The SEC Tournament With Kyle Tucker

03/07/2018 06:32 PM

Photo: UK Athletics The UK basketball team takes the floor Friday in the SEC Tournament and it appears that they’ll do so without freshman Jarred Vanderbilt. We talked with Kyle Tucker of SEC Country about what that means for the Cats and if they can still walk away with a tournament championship.  Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | John Calipari To Receive NABC Metropolitan Award

03/07/2018 12:26 PM

Kentucky men’s basketball head coach John Calipari will receive the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ Metropolitan Award at the Final Four in April. Previous winners of the award include John Wooden and Dean Smith, along with Kentucky greats Adolph Rupp and C.M. Newton. Calipari has received numerous national awards throughout his career, including being named NABC National Coach of the Year three times. Calipari’s Wildcats are currently getting prepared for the upcoming SEC Tournament. Their first game will take place Friday afternoon against... Read more 

Two Wildcats Earn All-SEC Honors

03/06/2018 04:38 PM

Kevin Knox was named the SEC’s Co-Freshman of the Year, sharing the honors with Alabama’s Collin Sexton. Knox was also picked for the All-SEC First Team and the All-Freshman Team. The Tampa native averaged 15.7 points per game, which led the Wildcats. He was also second on the team in rebounds per game with 5.3. Joining Knox on the All-Freshman team is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who was selected to All-SEC Second Team. Gilgeous-Alexander averaged 13 per game for... Read more 


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