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Good luck to all the NBA players, esp. our 30 guys reporting to NBA training camp Monday. It's an exciting time of year for all. Go for it.

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Brooks, Hayes highlight UK's Hall of Fame class

Kentucky inducted former football coach Rich Brooks and basketball star Chuck Hayes into its hall of fame on Friday night. Current Titans LB Wesley Woodyard was also among the inductees.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Second time at Kentucky in recent weeks. Talked to coaches and players. I've watched the guys play. The 2014-15 UK squad was unique. Not sure we'll see that level of talent in the near future. But the 2016-17 team shares that same confidence and fearlessness. And it's a powerful assembly.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Bam Adebayo, the 6-10, 255-pound freshman star at Kentucky, told ESPN.com today that he likes a lot of music. But his favorite artist might surprise you. "Katy Perry." Favorite song? "Last Friday Night." Says her music makes him feel good.


Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

What should fans expect to see once Kentucky five-star big man Bam Adebayo steps onto the court for the first time?

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Why Kentucky? Here's the photo spread of every former UK player in the NBA right now, which is in the school's basketball office. Doesn't include the players drafted this summer. This helps.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star freshman Malik Monk is laid back off the court, but he surprises people with his fire on the court. "I'm a dog." He says the UK roster is full of "dogs" this season who are "willing to do anything to win." The talent here is immense. But the confidence and attitude on this roster are critical, too.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

How would Kentucky freshman Malik Monk describe his game? "I'm a scorer." The rest? He said he'd rather show you once the season starts.

Two UK targets visiting other schools

Forward P.J. Washington (No. 16 overall, ESPN 100) and guard Tremont Waters (No. 32) are visiting other schools this weekend, but we still project both to land in Lexington. Hot Board (Insider)

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6dJeff Borzello

The best recruiter for each top-25 team

To be a top 25 team, you need to get players. To get players, you have to have recruiters who can close the deal. That's why it helps teams in the top 25 to have these guys on staff.

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10dJeff Goodman

Who's the favorite to win the Wooden Award?

The race for the Wooden Award appears wide open this season, with Duke's Grayson Allen and Villanova's Josh Hart among the contenders.

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12dJohn Gasaway

Looking for points? These offenses will score at will

Defense might win championships, but offense is more fun to watch. Teams like defending champion Villanova are shaping up to be very efficient at putting the ball in the hoop.

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Campaign slogans for each top-25 college hoops team

Everybody needs something to put on a sign, bumper sticker or hat, right? Here's what each team in our top 25 will be slapping on everything. You can just see Coach K with a button, can't you?

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 7 prospect Kevin Knox announces his final five: North Carolina, Kansas, Duke, Kentucky, Florida State.

Team Stats

Points Per Game76.0
Rebounds Per Game39.0
Assists Per Game11.0
Points Allowed65.0Tied-20th

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Tournament History

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