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Adebayo Declares for 2017 NBA Draft; Remains Eligible to Return

UK squeaks by Wichita St - Photo by Brendon Miller
UK squeaks by Wichita St – Photo by Brendon Miller

Forward from Little Washington, North Carolina will not hire an agent

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men basketball freshman forward Bam Adebayo announced Wednesday that he plans to submit his name for the 2017 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent. So long as Adebayo does not hire an agent, he will have until May 24 (10 days after the NBA Draft Combine) to make a final decision as to whether he wishes to remain in the draft or return to Kentucky. Continue reading Adebayo Declares for 2017 NBA Draft; Remains Eligible to Return

Senior Dominique Hawkins helps lead Kentucky to a 79-74 win over Alabama

Bam with the Jam vs AlaBAMa - Phot by Brendon Miller
Bam with the Jam vs AlaBAMa – Phot by Brendon Miller

By Ricky Blair
Nashville, TN – In the semi-final round of the SEC tournament, Kentucky got off to a rocky start as Alabama took an early 9-2 lead.  The Wildcats had four turnovers and only one basket in the first four minutes of play.  Sophomore guard Isaiah Briscoe had two fouls less than three minutes into the game and had to take a seat on the bench, which didn’t help. Continue reading Senior Dominique Hawkins helps lead Kentucky to a 79-74 win over Alabama

Monk Named SEC Freshman of the Year, Freshman Trio All-SEC

SEC Awards
SEC Awards

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After leading the Southeastern Conference in scoring throughout the regular season, Kentucky guard Malik Monk was honored as the Freshman of the Year by the league’s coaches on Tuesday to highlight the annual SEC honors for the Wildcats. Continue reading Monk Named SEC Freshman of the Year, Freshman Trio All-SEC

UK MBB to Face Winner of Tennessee-Georgia in SEC Tournament

2017 Men's SEC Tournament Bracket
2017 Men’s SEC Tournament Bracket

Kentucky draws the top seed and will play Friday in Nashville at 1 p.m. ET
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky men’s basketball team will be the No. 1 seed in the annual Southeastern Conference Tournament when action begins Wednesday in Nashville, Tennessee. The Wildcats, who earned the coveted double bye, will play the winner of the Tennessee-Georgia game on Friday in Nashville, Tenn., at 1 p.m. ET in the quarterfinals. Continue reading UK MBB to Face Winner of Tennessee-Georgia in SEC Tournament

Kentucky Rallies for a Comeback On Senior Night

Bam slams it home - Photo by Brendon Miller
Bam slams it home – Photo by Brendon Miller

Lexington, KY  Rupp Arena –
Senior Night at the University of Kentucky  is a special night marking the end of the regular season home games for the Kentucky Wildcats.  The University of Kentucky faced off against the Vanderbilt Commodores.  Three seniors have played their final home game, Derrick Willis, Dominique Hawkins and two-year reserve player Michael Mulder.  Hawkins and Willis have had outstanding careers with each player being part of 2 back to back Final Four teams, with 1 appearance in the in the 2014 NCAA Championship. Continue reading Kentucky Rallies for a Comeback On Senior Night

UK Wildcats – Cat Fight in Missou

Coach Calipari
Coach Calipari

Columbia, – MO.

The Kentucky Wildcats won their 5th game in a row Tuesday by beating the Missouri Tigers 72-62 in a close game in Columbia.  The Cats came in riding a 4 game winning streak with a record of 22-5 on the year while Missouri brought a 7-19 record to the game.   Continue reading UK Wildcats – Cat Fight in Missou

College Basketball – UK Men’s Basketball Ranked No. 2 in Preseason AP Top 25

wildcat 1The Wildcats have started the season in the top AP top five in five straight seasons

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Despite losing 85.9 percent of its scoring production from a season ago, 77.3 percent of its rebounding and seven players to the NBA, the Kentucky men’s basketball team is ranked No. 2 in the Associated Press Top 25 to begin the 2015-16 season. Continue reading College Basketball – UK Men’s Basketball Ranked No. 2 in Preseason AP Top 25