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UK BASKETBALL | Breaking Down The West Virginia Win

01/29/2018 06:04 PM

John Calipari and his Wildcats went down to Morgantown, WV and got it done against the No. 7 Mountaineers Saturday. Kentucky overcame a 17-point deficit after halftime and went on to win it 83-76 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Kevin Knox led the way for Kentucky with 34 points. The Cats are now back up to No. 21 in the latest AP Polls. Bradley McKee and Lachlan McLean of ESPN Louisville joined KSTV to break down the game, Kevin Knox’s play and what... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | UK vs. Mississippi State Game Recap

01/23/2018 11:56 PM

Tuesday night the Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team (15-5, 5-3 SEC) defeated the Mississippi State Bulldogs (14-6, 2-5 SEC) 78-65 in Rupp Arena. The Wildcats are now tied for third in the SEC with Tennessee and Alabama at a 1.5 games back. Freshman forward P.J. Washington had a career-high scoring night for the Cats, scoring 22 points, six rebounds, two assists, two blocks and three steals in 31 minutes of play. Freshman forward Kevin Knox also had a good night, adding... Read more 

Kentucky Fans Bleed Blue For a Good Cause

01/23/2018 05:09 PM

The community blood supply is really low in Kentucky, so Kentucky Blood Center is giving donors a chance to rebuild that supply while also proving they bleed blue during the 10th annual Big Blue Slam this week. Big Blue Slam, which is January 22nd through the 26th, puts Kentucky fans against Florida fans to see who can donate the most blood. All donors will receive a special long-sleeve T-Shirt. Kentucky Blood Center and Life South Community Blood Center in Florida... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Gators Chomp the Wildcats

01/21/2018 12:49 AM

The Kentucky Wildcats (14-5, 4-3 SEC) fell to the Florida Gators (14-5, 6-1) in Rupp Arena with a final score of 66-64. Freshman guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel led the way for the Cats with 10 points each. The Cats struggled shooting from the perimeter, going just 4-17 from behind the three-point line. The team shot 40% from the field. In his return to the lineup, freshman point guard Quade Green played 17 minutes, scoring two points.... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | College Game Day Takes Center Stage at Rupp

01/20/2018 05:25 PM

College Game Day invaded Rupp Arena on Saturday morning and a full contingent of Big Blue fans were there to welcome them. The popular ESPN program was in town to cover Saturday night’s big match-up versus the Florida Gators. Our own Regina Rickert was on hand to capture all of the sights and signs in the crowd!  Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Breaking Down The UK-Florida Game

01/19/2018 07:09 PM

Saturday night on ESPN Kentucky and Florida face off at Rupp Arena at 8:15 p.m. eastern. The Gators lead the SEC standings right now at 5-1 in the conference, 13-5 overall. The Wildcats are a game back at 4-2 in the SEC. Kentucky is currently shooting better from the field at 48.6%, while Florida is shooting 44.3%. Kentucky is favored by three. Bradley McKee and Lachlan McLean of ESPN 680 joined KSTV to break down the match-up.  Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Discussing The Latest With The Cats

01/18/2018 06:00 PM

Bradley McKee and Lachlan McLean of ESPN 680 joined KSTV to discuss Hamidou Diallo’s struggles versus South Carolina, Nick Richards breaking out of his slump in Columbia, will Quade Green play against Florida and Seth Greenberg’s harsh comments. Watch the full discussion here:  Read more 

UK cheerleaders win 23rd national title

01/15/2018 08:57 AM

The University of Kentucky cheerleading team earned its 23rd national title on Sunday at the Universal Cheerleaders Association in Orlando. The title is the Cats’ third straight national title. Kentucky won its first national crown in 1985, also winning in 1987-88, 1992, 1995-2002, 2004-06, 2008-10, 2012, 2014 and 2016-18. The cheerleaders and dance team will be honored Saturday during the men’s basketball game vs. Florida.  Read more 

It's Time...For Another Edition of UK on Ebay

01/14/2018 09:00 AM

Bradley McKee and Mark Krebs go head to head in the latest edition of UK on Ebay. Today’s items include a UK picnic basket, a fire pit and an actual stuffed wildcat posed on a UK basketball. You will want to see that!  Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Here are the MCKee's to Victory against Vanderbilt

01/13/2018 06:00 AM

Bradley McKee and special guest Lachlan McLean take a look at what Kentucky has to do if they want to come away with a victory in Nashville against the Vanderbilt Commodores. UK (13-3, 3-1) comes in to today’s match-up ranked 21st in the nation and 3rd in the SEC, trailing both Florida and Auburn. The Wildcats are fresh off a narrow victory last Tuesday against against Texas A&M. Vanderbilt (6-10, 1-3) will be looking to end their two... Read more 

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