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2018 Schedule
4th in SEC

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Spoke with SG Josh Green about his recruiting process. He is thinking about UNC, Arizona, Villanova, Kansas, Michigan, and USC. Kentucky is now making a real push. He will look to cut his list right after the July period. Green is one of the more versatile and mature guards in the country. ‬He recently jumped into the top 10 of the ESPN 100.

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Former UK, Celtics standout Ramsey dies at 86

Frank Ramsey, the "original sixth man" who won seven NBA championships with the Celtics, died at age 86 on Sunday. Ramsey's death was announced by Kentucky, where he was part of the Wildcats' 1951 national championship and a three-time All-American.

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22dMyron Medcalf

Calipari wants 6-7 players in double figures

Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari says he wants six or seven players averaging double figures in scoring next season as he chases his second national championship.


Courtside: Undrafted players, Reid Travis, Kansas & sleepers

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich reconvene to chat about the draft (4:23), including which players didn't get picked and why the NCAA needs to change the rules (21:13). Plus, the effect of the Reid Travis transfer (26:55), some sleeper teams to keep an eye on (35:01) and much more!

Sexton, Kentucky lead the way for SEC in NBA Draft (5:05)
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Sources: Thunder get UK's Diallo in trade

Along with making two late-second-round picks, the Thunder acquired No. 45 pick Hamidou Diallo in a trade with the Hornets on Thursday, sources told ESPN.

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Clippers acquire Gilgeous-Alexander, pick Robinson

The Clippers were busy during the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday, selecting forward Miles Bridges with the 12th overall pick and trading him to Charlotte for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. The Clippers also selected Jerome Robinson with the 13th pick.

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29dIan Begley

Knicks pass on bigger names and choose Knox

Kevin Knox said he wasn't fazed by some of the boos he heard when the Knicks selected him at No. 9, saying that Knicks fans booed Kristaps Porzingis on draft night, too.

Knox goes No. 9 overall to Knicks, N.Y. crowd boos (1:46)
Travis heading to Kentucky (2:21)
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30dMyron Medcalf

Why Reid Travis is the one-and-done Kentucky needs

The Wildcats are used to annual influxes of talent under John Calipari, but opposing coaches think the Stanford graduate transfer is the one UK needs in 2018-19.

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35dJeff Borzello

Five-star Hagans to join Kentucky next season

Five-star point guard Ashton Hagans originally committed to Georgia and then planed to play for Kentucky as a member of the 2019 class; now he'll join the Wildcats next season.

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46dMyron Medcalf

Hall of Fame hoops icon C.M. Newton, 88, dies

C.M. Newton, the former Kentucky athletic director who helped turn the basketball program into a national powerhouse, died Monday at age 88.

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50dJeff Borzello

Winners, losers from NBA draft early entry deadline

North Carolina, Nevada and UCLA each saw key contributors spurn the NBA and return to school, while defending champion Villanova faces a major roster overhaul.

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Washington back to UK; Gabriel, Vanderbilt gone

PJ Washington has elected to pull his name out of the NBA draft and return to Kentucky. Teammates Wenyen Gabriel and Jarred Vanderbilt, meanwhile, have opted to stay in the draft.

Team Stats

Points Per Game76.889th
Rebounds Per Game38.831st
Assists Per Game13.3Tied-193rd
Points Allowed70.2115th

Tournament History

Final Fours17
Tournament Record126-51
Championship Seasons1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, 2012
Tournament Appearances57