University of Kentucky


Tshiebwe named second team AP All American

Kentucky senior forward Oscar Tshiebwe continued to add to his collection of honors, earning Associated Press Second Team All-American laurels on Tuesday. Tshiebwe is the first Wildcat to earn All-America accolades in consecutive seasons since Tayshaun Prince in 2001 and 2002. Tshiebwe leads the Wildcats in scoring (16.5) and rebounds (13.1) for the second-consecutive season. […]

SEC TOURNAMENT: Vandy bounces Kentucky in quarterfinals

Kentucky’s second loss in as many games to Vanderbilt likely cost the Wildcats a fourth or fifth seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament next week. The Wildcats, now 21-11, saw a 10-point lead slip away as the Commodores came from behind to knock UK, 80-73, in the SEC tournament quarterfinals on Friday night. The loss […]

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Vanderbilt spoils Senior Night for UK

Vanderbilt’s Jordan Wright tied the game and then hit the game-winning basket with 2.7 seconds remaining as the Commodores upset the Wildcats, 68-66, before a stunned Senior Night crowd at Rupp Arena on Wednesday night. The Wildcats, looking to secure a double bye in the upcoming SEC tournament, dropped to 20-10, heading into the regular […]

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Kentucky runs Auburn out of Rupp Arena

Don’t look now but the Kentucky men’s basketball is suddenly a threat to win the Southeastern Conference tournament and make a deep run in the NCAA tournament. The Wildcats dismantled Auburn, 86-54, before a packed house at Rupp Arena on Saturday, running their winning streak to four straight games and 20-9 overall. Kentucky led by […]

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wildcats bounce Gators to sweep series

Kentucky is winning games at a key time as the Wildcats continue their last season drive to reach the NCAA tournament field. Center Oscar Tshiebwe poured in 25 points as Kentucky beat Florida, 82-74, on the road on Wednesday night. The win was the third straight as the Wildcats moved to 19-9. Chris Livingston scored […]

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Kentucky takes down Tennessee

Kentucky took charge from the very outset against Tennessee and the Wildcats scored a 66-54 win before 20,323 fans at Rupp Arena on Saturday. The Wildcats improved to 18-9 and swept the Volunteers for the first time since the 2012 season. Chris Livingston had his first double-double this season with 12 points and 10 rebounds. […]

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wildcats hold off Mississippi State

Kentucky held off a late charge from Mississippi State in the second half to escape with a 71-68 road win, snapping a two-game losing streak on Wednesday night.  The Wildcats improved to 17-9 overall and 8-5 in league play, keeping alive their chances to reach the NCAA tournament. Kentucky is 15-0 this season when leading […]

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Kentucky facing ‘must win’ stretch

The solution is simple – win and you are likely in. Kentucky men’s basketball has their backs to the wall coming down the final weeks of the regular season. The Wildcats will hit the road to Starkville, Miss., on Wednesday to face the Mississippi State Bulldogs in a “must win” road game if UK is […]

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Arkansas hands Kentucky lopsided home loss

Arkansas came into Rupp Arena and the Razorbacks handed Kentucky an 88-73 Southeastern Conference loss, ending a six-game league win streak on Tuesday night. The loss dropped UK to 16-8 overall while Arkansas moved to 17-7. Cason Wallace finished with 24 points and Chris Livingston followed with 13. Antonio Reeves and Jacob Toppin tossed in […]

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Kentucky heating up at right time

Kentucky will host Arkansas at Rupp Arena om Tuesday night looking for their seventh win in the last eight games. The Wildcats improved to 16-7 and 7-3 in Southeastern Conference play after beating Florida, 72-67, on Saturday night. It was the sixth straight SEC win. Kentucky scored the game’s first five points and never trailed […]