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2018 Schedule
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Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 2 prospect Zion Williamson did not make his planned Kentucky visit this weekend due to family reasons, sources told ESPN. Expected to reschedule.

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No. 3-ranked PG Quickley commits to Kentucky

Kentucky made Immanuel Quickley its priority at point guard in the 2018 class early in the recruiting process, and it paid off when Quickley committed to play for the Wildcats on Friday.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Immanuel Quickley no.12 in the ESPN 100 commits to Kentucky. It's the first commitment for the Wildcat's in the class of 2018.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Immanuel Quickley is the 33rd five-star prospect to commit to Kentucky since 2010.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star point guard Immanuel Quickley has announced his commitment to Kentucky.

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Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

ESPN top 100 targets coming off the big board this weekend: No.12 PG Immanuel Quickley has Kansas Kentucky, and Miami. No.33 C David McCormack has Kansas, Xavier, NC State, and Oklahoma State. No.58 PG Michael Devoe deciding between Florida, Georgia Tech and Wake Forest. No.94 SG Luther Muhammad looking at Xavier, Ohio State and others.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star point guard Immanuel Quickley will announce his commitment tomorrow at 6 p.m. Kentucky considered the favorite. Also visited Kansas.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

2020 PG Jalen Cone. The kid loves to compete and learn the game. Great throw ahead passer, terrific straight line open floor speed, and a nasty cross-over pull up jumper. Defends the ball with energy and rebounds down to start the break. Cone told ESPN he holds offers from Hampton, High Point & UNC-Greensboro. He will take an unofficial visit to Kentucky on October 7th & Clemson on October 28th.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star Quentin Grimes has visits set for his final four: • Texas - Sept 22 • Kentucky - Sept 29 • Kansas - Oct 13 • Marquette - Oct 20

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Briscoe heading to Rip City

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that G Isaiah Briscoe has agreed to a training camp deal with the Trail Blazers. The ex-Kentucky star went undrafted this past June, but played with the 76ers' summer league team.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Recruiting update: Darius Garland tells ESPN his official visit schedule. Vanderbilt Sept 23-25, Kentucky Oct 13-15, Indiana 20-22, Duke Oct 27-29. Vanderbilt did a home visit last Saturday. UCLA is scheduled for an in-home visit tonight. He plans to officially visit the Bruins in the fall. Garland is currently ranked no.11 overall in the senior class and the no.2 point guard in the country.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star guard Quentin Grimes has an in-home visit with Kansas today. Kentucky, Marquette and Texas came in this past weekend.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Recruiting update: Zion Williamson will be on an unofficial visit to Clemson on Saturday. He will be in attendance for the Auburn at Clemson football game tomorrow night. Zion's mother Sharonda Sampson told ESPN. Duke, Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, UCLA and many others are pursuing the nation's no.2 prospect.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Official visits really start to heat up this weekend. No. 1 prospect R.J. Barrett will head to Kentucky for his first official visit. Also considering Duke, Arizona, Oregon, Michigan.

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Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

In the latest player rankings Jalen Johnson now sits at no.6 in the class of 2020. He tells ESPN that he took an unofficial visit to Duke in early August. Plans one to North Carolina in September and Kentucky in October.

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Team Stats

Points Per Game84.910th
Rebounds Per Game39.814th
Assists Per Game15.460th
Points Allowed71.5154th

Tournament History

Final Fours17
Tournament Record123-50
Championship Seasons1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, 2012
Tournament Appearances56