1. James Young Wants to Show Depth of His Game in NBA

    It was the night before the national championship game, and James Young's relatives sensed it would be the final game of his University of Kentucky basketball career...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 6 months ago 59 reads 0 comments

  2. Trey Lyles Will Wear No. 41

    Trey Lyles will wear the number 41 this season, according to this picture he just posted on Instagram. If you missed it yesterday, Lyles will be out this summer while he recovers from a medical procedure on his left leg...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 6 months ago 225 reads 0 comments

  3. James Young Now Has Cornrows

    James Young and Julius Randle are at the Barclays Center doing interviews this afternoon, and as you can see, James is now rocking cornrows. Before I get back to the hair (and I will), I'll give you some actual news from James' media opportunity...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 6 months ago 109 reads 0 comments

  4. Kentucky Basketball: Why Wildcats Should Redshirt Marcus Lee in 2014-15

    The kind of ultra-elite prospects who make up the Kentucky basketball roster are usually in so much of a hurry to start their NBA careers that redshirting never enters into the conversation...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 6,592 reads 23 comments

  5. Willie Cauley-Stein's Ankle, 10 Weeks After Surgery(PHOTO)

    10 weeks ago, Willie Cauley-Stein underwent surgery on the ankle that he injured during Kentucky's win over Louisville in the Sweet 16 of the 2014 NCAA tournament...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 6 months ago 1,859 reads 0 comments

  6. Lyles to Miss Kentucky Games in Bahamas

    Kentucky freshman Trey Lyles won't play when the team travels to the Bahamas for a series of games in August, the university announced on Tuesday...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 6 months ago 1,230 reads 0 comments

  7. Lyles out for Bahamas Tour with Leg Injury

    Trey Lyles will not play for UK in the Bahamas tour, the school announced. He's "recovering from a medical procedure on his left leg...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 6 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  8. Kentucky Basketball: What Each Projected 2014-15 Starter Brings to the Table

    Sure, Kentucky men's basketball lost its top two scorers on a team that played in the NCAA tournament title game. That's something the Wildcats should be used to by now...

    Bobby Reagan Written by Bobby Reagan about 6 months ago 5,807 reads 15 comments

  9. 2016 PG Derryck Thornton Gets UK Offer

    The University of Kentucky basketball team offered a scholarship on Sunday night to five-star point guard Derryck Thornton Jr. of Findlay Prep in Nevada during his visit to Lexington...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 months ago 412 reads 0 comments

  10. 5-Star UK Target Labissiere Back from Injury

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Hard work pays off, but it can come with a cost, too. Skal Labissiere knows first-hand...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 6 months ago 1,222 reads 0 comments

  11. UK Once Had Talks to Do What U of L Is Now Doing Join the ACC

    On July 1, the tectonic plates beneath college sports in the commonwealth will shift when the University of Louisville joins the Atlantic Coast Conference...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 6 months ago 2,122 reads 0 comments

  12. Kentucky Basketball: How Each Freshman Can Earn a Starting Role in 2014-15

    It's odd to enter a college basketball season and see a John Calipari -led Kentucky Wildcat team returning superstar talent from the previous recruiting class, especially coming off a trip to the Final Four...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 6 months ago 6,597 reads 11 comments

  13. Tyler Ulis Has a Right Ankle Sprain

    One very astute commenter noticed that in the picture we posted of some of the players this morning, Tyler Ulis was wearing a walking boot...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 6 months ago 182 reads 0 comments

  14. Top 100 MVP Diallo Thrilled to Pocket Offer from Kentucky

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Much was made of Kentucky's chances to land top basketball recruit Cheick Diallo after the program hired Barry "Slice" Rohrssen as a new assistant coach last month...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 6 months ago 28 reads 0 comments

  15. Lexington Mayor Gray Suspends Rupp Arena Project After Losing UK Support

    Mayor Jim Gray announced Wednesday that he is scuttling a $351 million renovation of Rupp Arena and attached convention center after the University of Kentucky told city and state officials ...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 6 months ago 3,467 reads 0 comments

  16. Kentucky Basketball: The Biggest NBA Success Stories in Wildcats History

    Kentucky basketball has turned into a powerhouse for great NBA talent. With 22 players (and counting) currently in the NBA, the Wildcats have the most former players in the big leagues...

    Bobby Reagan Written by Bobby Reagan about 6 months ago 1,872 reads 0 comments

  17. Kentucky Basketball: What to Expect from the Harrison Twins as Sophomores

    No program in college hoops expects to lose more of its freshmen than Kentucky basketball, but next year’s Wildcats will actually have some sophomores worth celebrating...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 6,995 reads 108 comments

  18. Draft Express Predicts Five Cats Will Go in the First Round of the 2015 Draft

    The 2014 NBA Draft is next Thursday, but that hasn't stopped some analysts from getting a head start on their 2015 mock drafts...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 6 months ago 28 reads 0 comments

  19. The Sporting News Ranks Andrew Harrison as Top 5 Point Guard

    Mike DeCourcy of The Sporting News has ranked his top 10 point guards and has Kentucky's Andrew Harrison at #5.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 6 months ago 13 reads 0 comments

  20. Spradlin Moves from UK to Morehead's Basketball Staff

    Preston Spradlin, a five-year member of the University of Kentucky's basketball staff, has moved on to become an assistant coach at Morehead State, his new school announced Monday...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 6 months ago 326 reads 0 comments

  21. Indiana Recruit Blackmon Had Big Game, Wanted to Make UK Fans Mad

    When John Calipari goes after a top recruit, the prospect usually ends up playing their college basketball at Kentucky. It's not often that the Wildcats' coach pursues an elite talent and misses, but that's what happened with James Blackmon Jr...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 6 months ago 1,293 reads 1 comments

  22. Men's Basketball to Take 'Big Blue Bahamas' Tour

    NASSAU, Bahamas – The University of Kentucky men's basketball team, the 2014 NCAA Division I national runner-up, will face international teams from the Dominican Republic, France ...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 6 months ago 867 reads 0 comments

  23. Lyles' Father Says UK Signee Doesn't Have Meningitis

    The father of UK basketball signee Trey Lyles told the Herald-Leader on Thursday that his son does not have meningitis and is instead being treated for extreme dehydration. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 6 months ago 1,646 reads 1 comments

  24. Kentucky Basketball: Dakari Johnson Will Be the Most Improved Player in 2014-15

    Kentucky basketball will have no shortage of talent on its roster in the 2014-15 season. However, one player in particular will stick out when it comes to improvement from the year prior...

    Bobby Reagan Written by Bobby Reagan about 6 months ago 4,296 reads 6 comments

  25. Meningitis Might Cause UK Signee Trey Lyles to Miss Kentucky-Indiana

    The Indiana boys' all-star team could be missing its main attraction for this weekend's basketball doubleheader against the best players from Kentucky...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 6 months ago 255 reads 0 comments