WASHINGTON - Highly touted prospect Makur Maker verbally committed to Howard University on Friday, picking the Bison over college basketball powerhouses UCLA, Kentucky and Memphis.The five-star recruit is the highest-ranked player to commit to a Historically Black College or University ...
Jul 4, 2020
NBA
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Kentucky forward EJ Montgomery will enter the NBA draft and forgo his remaining collegiate eligibility, completing an exodus of Wildcat starters for the pro ranks.The 6-foot-10 sophomore averaged career highs of 6.1 points and 5.4 ...
Apr 16, 2020
NBA
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Kentucky forward Nick Richards will enter the NBA draft and forgo his final season of collegiate eligibility by signing with an agency.The 6-foot-11 junior is the fourth Wildcats starter to turn pro. He's coming off ...
Apr 15, 2020
NBA
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Kentucky point guard Ashton Hagans will enter the NBA draft and forgo his final two seasons of eligibility.He said on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) the "time is now" to pursue his dream of playing professionally.The 6-foot-3 ...
Apr 6, 2020
IS Kai Sotto taking his act to Kentucky?Well, it's still too early to tell. But the 7-foot-2 center made an unofficial visit to Lexington on Monday (Manila time) and soaked in the atmosphere.Sotto went around the ...
Dec 10, 2019
INDIANAPOLIS - RJ Barrett scored 33 points and Zion Williamson added 28 in an explosive debut by Duke's touted freshmen, and the fourth-ranked Blue Devils beat No. 2 Kentucky 118-84 on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) in the season- ...
Nov 7, 2018
NBA
PHOENIX - Devin Booker was almost finished with his introductory news conference on Friday, patiently, confidently, concisely answering one question after another, a performance that belied his age.At 18, the youngest player in his draft class, the Kentucky guard impressed the Phoenix ...
Jun 27, 2015
NBA
NEW YORK - The Minnesota Timberwolves got their man in the middle. The Lakers got a playmaking partner for Kobe Bryant.Knicks fans just got mad.Minnesota selected Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns with the first pick in the NBA draft on ...
Jun 26, 2015
NBA
NEW YORK - Jahlil Okafor's wait is almost over.The NBA draft is Thursday night (Friday, Manila time), and the Duke big man will be one of the top picks. He said Wednesday he wished he already knew his destination."I&# ...
Jun 25, 2015
INDIANAPOLIS - Next in the way of Kentucky's perfect season: Frank the Tank and his fun-loving band of Wisconsin teammates.Player of the Year Frank Kaminsky and the Badgers were so loose they were giggling on the podium during their ...
Apr 4, 2015
NBA
INDIANAPOLIS - John Calipari, whose Kentucky team is the first in 24 years to reach the Final Four undefeated, has been selected The Associated Press' coach of the year.The Wildcats were the talk of the college basketball this season in winning ...
Apr 4, 2015
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - John Calipari's platoon system has given way to a nine-man rotation that gives the Kentucky coach plenty of combinations.Who plays and how long hasn't mattered to the top-ranked Wildcats.Platooning has been replaced ...
Apr 1, 2015
CLEVELAND - Perfect and pulverizing. Kentucky made West Virginia's press look pathetic.Trey Lyles scored 14 points, Andrew Harrison added 13 and the unbeaten Wildcats, chasing history and a ninth national title, rolled to a 78-39 victory over the Mountaineers ...
Mar 27, 2015
ACTRESS and Kentucky Wildcats fan Ashley Judd is firing back at those who posted threats and hateful comments online after she tweeted that she thought Arkansas was playing dirty in its SEC basketball matchup with her alma mater.In an online essay ...
Mar 20, 2015
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Police in Lexington used tear gas to control rowdy fans and several couch fires were lit in the streets after Kentucky fell to Connecticut in the NCAA basketball championship final.Government official Susan Straub, said at least 17 couch fires ...
Apr 8, 2014
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