Basketball

UK BASKETBALL | Kentucky Fans Gather at Pregame Pep Rally

03/22/2018 07:23 PM

The Kentucky men’s basketball team is getting ready to play its Sweet 16 match-up on Thursday night at approximately 9:37 p.m. ET inside Atlanta’s Philips Arena. The No. 5-seeded Wildcats (26-10) will face off against the No. 9-seeded Kansas St. Wildcats (24-11). Before the game, the UK Alumni Association held a pep rally across the street from Philips Arena at the Georgia World Congress Center. While there, KSTV caught up with former Kentucky basketball player Jack “Goose” Givens: KSTV also caught up... Read more 

Calipari Wants Kentucky To "Block Out The Poison"

03/22/2018 05:20 PM

With his team the best remaining seed left in the South region, John Calipari is telling his players to “block out the poison” of people saying they have a free path to the Final Four. Former Wildcat Mark Krebs explains how the UK coach is able to do that.  Read more 

Players To Watch: UK vs Kansas State

03/22/2018 04:37 PM

The Kentucky basketball team takes on Kansas State tonight in the Sweet 16. For Kentucky, the journey has been about different players stepping up each night, so who are the guys to watch against Kansas State? Bradley McKee and Andrew Chernoff discuss.  Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Do the Kentucky Players Have Heat??

03/22/2018 01:28 PM

The Cats are in the Sweet 16 in Atlanta (AKA “Catlanta”). Not only do the Wildcats want to advance to the Final Four, it’s about looking good while they do it. Most of the players are into fashion, swag and “heat.” Yes, we said “heat”. If you’re not familiar with the word “heat,” Bradley McKee has got you covered. He went into the locker room before Wednesday’s practice and asked the players who has the most “heat” on the team?:  Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Kentucky Preparing for Sweet 16 Match-Up

03/21/2018 04:33 PM

The Kentucky men’s basketball team is getting ready for its Sweet 16 match-up. The No. 5-seeded Wildcats (26-10) will face the No. 9-seeded Kansas St. Wildcats (24-11) at approximately 9:37 p.m. ET on Thursday inside Atlanta’s Philips Arena. Many experts believe that UK is the favorite to make it to the Final Four from the South Region. “We’re excited to be here still playing,” said UK Head Coach John Calipari. “My challenge is making sure these kids don’t drink that poison, that poison... Read more 

NCAA TOURNAMENT | Kansas St. Hoping to Upset Kentucky

03/21/2018 03:53 PM

The No. 9-seeded Kansas St. Wildcats (24-11) are the underdogs heading into Thursday night’s match-up against No. 5-seeded Kentucky (26-10). They are still hoping though to be the Wildcat team that comes out victorious in the Sweet 16 battle. KSU forward Makol Mawien was asked to describe his team on Wednesday during Kansas St.‘s media availability: Meanwhile, KSU guard Cartier Diarra was asked to share his thoughts on the 2017-2018 UK men’s basketball team: KSU guard Mike McGuirl added on, by talking about Kentucky’s... Read more 

NCAA TOURNAMENT | Anthony Davis' Former Coach Part of Loyola-Chicago Staff

03/21/2018 01:37 PM

The Loyola-Chicago men’s basketball team is one of this year’s “Cinderella” teams in the NCAA Tournament. The No. 11-seeded Ramblers (30-5) have beaten both No. 6-seeded Miami (FL) and No. 3-seeded Tennessee en route to their appearance in this week’s Sweet 16 in Atlanta. They will face No. 7-seeded Nevada on Thursday at approximately 7:07 p.m. ET inside Philips Arena. One of the members of the team’s basketball staff has connections to former UK Wildcat Anthony Davis. Jevon Mamon, Loyola-Chicago’s director of... Read more 

Fact or Fiction: Kentucky in the Sweet 16 Edition

03/20/2018 05:30 PM

We played a game of “Fact or Fiction” with the following questions facing UK basketball: - Hamidou Diallo will average double-digits in points for the rest of the season - UK’s frontcourt is good enough to win a title - Kentucky can win if they don’t shoot well - UK fans should be nervous about this weekend in Atlanta - John Calipari knew this team could make a run  Read more 

Has Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Become The Best Point Guard In The Country?

03/19/2018 05:57 PM

There’s been no important player for the cats over the final stretch of the season than freshman guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who again had a big night against Buffalo. He shot 10 of 12 from the field for 27 points and added 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 2 steals.  Read more 

Looking Back At UK's Win Over Buffalo

03/19/2018 05:33 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats are off to the Sweet Sixteen after taking down Davidson and Buffalo in Boise last week. The path appears to be set for a Final Four run, but what did we learn from the Cats in the first two games?  Read more 

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