UK Basketball – Three Wildcats Selected in the 2017 NBA Draft

Fox, Monk & Adebayo all lottery picks in the NBA draft
Fox, Monk & Adebayo all lottery picks in the NBA draft

Fox, Monk and Adebayo all go in the lottery
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – In what has become an annual tradition for the Kentucky men’s basketball program, it was more of the same as three Wildcats achieved their dreams when they heard their names called in the 2017 NBA Draft. De’Aaron Fox (No. 5, Sacramento Kings), Malik Monk (No. 11, Charlotte Hornets) and Bam Adebayo (No. 14, Miami Heat) were selected during the 2017 draft on Thursday. Continue reading UK Basketball – Three Wildcats Selected in the 2017 NBA Draft

UK Baseball – Kentucky’s White Wins Rawlings Gold Glove Award

White with the stretch - Photo by UK Athletics
White with the stretch – Photo by UK Athletics

First baseman’s defensive work honored for second consecutive season
 LEXINGTON, Ky. – Evan White was honored with the 2017 ABCA Collegiate Rawlings Gold Glove Award at first base, it was announced on Wednesday. It is White’s second consecutive trophy for his glove work. Continue reading UK Baseball – Kentucky’s White Wins Rawlings Gold Glove Award

UK’s Jordan Jones Named Athlon Sports Third-Team All-American

The UK football team falls to Florida 45-7 on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, FL.  Photo by Britney Howard
The UK football team falls to Florida 45-7 on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, FL. Photo by Britney Howard

Junior linebacker led the SEC in solo tackles in 2016
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Junior linebacker Jordan Jones has been named at third-team defense All-American by Athlon Sports it was announced today. The All-America teams are based on how players will perform in 2017. Career statistics and previous awards matter in player evaluation, but choosing players for the 2017 All-America team and all-conference teams are largely based on predicting and projecting the upcoming year. Continue reading UK’s Jordan Jones Named Athlon Sports Third-Team All-American