Kentucky's Athletic Director, Mitch Barnhart, has been named the Chair of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee for the 2020-21 season. “Being asked to serve in this role by my wonderful colleagues on this committee is one of the highest honors I’ve ever received,” Barnhart said. “The 10 of us carry a huge responsibility,… Continue reading Mitch Barnhart Named Chair Of NCAA Selection Committee
The schedule has been set for seven non-conference games and we know the 18 SEC games but don't have dates yet. We also know the exhibition games, Big Blue Madness, and the Blue/White game. Oct. 11- Big Blue Madness Oct. 18- Blue/White Game Oct. 27- Georgetown College (Exhibition) Nov. 1- Kentucky State (Exhibition) Nov. 5… Continue reading More Games Added To The 2019-20 Schedule
Tyler Herro has high praise for his former Kentucky Wildcats and coach Calipari. Today, Tyler Herro officially signed with the Miami Heat. Herro went from a four-star prospect to becoming a NBA Lottery pick, after just one season with Kentucky. Herro was projected to be a four-year player by the national media. He proved them… Continue reading Tyler Herro Says He “Made The Best Decision Ever” Going To Kentucky
The Basketball Tournament is set to begin on July 19. The teams began releasing their jersey designs today. Puma made the jerseys for the Bluegrass Boys: The Bluegrass boys have filled their roster for The Tournament with fan favorites. Mark Krebs- GM Wayne Turner- Coach Derek Willis Dominique Hawkins Josh Harrellson Kevin Galloway Marcus Lee… Continue reading Check Out The Bluegrass Boys Jersey
The former Kentucky Wildcat, Hamidou Diallo, reminded us last night why he is the NBA Dunk Contest Champion. https://twitter.com/okcthunder/status/1148316908405567489?s=21 Diallo finished the game with 14 points, 4 rebounds, and 1 assist in the 84-81 overtime win against the 76ers. Photo via USATS
The newcomer series begins today. The new Kentucky Wildcats will be introduced to Big Blue Nation in the video series. Up first is Tyrese Maxey: https://twitter.com/kentuckymbb/status/1148247094399889408?s=21 Maxey is currently projected to be the No. 12 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. Most believe he will be the Kentucky Wildcats best player this season. Photo via… Continue reading VIDEO: Meet Tyrese Maxey
The Kentucky Basketball team has their numbers for the upcoming season. https://twitter.com/kentuckymbb/status/1146221259291791360?s=21 No. 0- Hagans No. 1- Sestina No. 2- Whitney No. 3- Maxey No. 4- Richards No. 5- Quickley No. 10- Juzang No. 11- Allen No. 12- Brooks No. 14- Canada No. 21- Payne No. 23- Montgomery Hagans switched a few weeks ago to… Continue reading Jersey Numbers For This Season
Brad Calipari is headed to Michigan to play for Detroit Mercy. In the press release, coach Calipari said: “At the end of the year, each of our players has an opportunity to explore their options and find out what opportunities they have,” John Calipari said. “I didn’t believe Brad should be treated any different. I’m… Continue reading Coach Calipari Comments On Brad Calipari’s Decision
Brad Calipari has made his transfer decision and will transfer to Detroit Mercy. Detroit Mercy and Hampton were Brad Calipari's final two schools, a list he posted last week. https://twitter.com/bradcalipari/status/1145752909755211778?s=21 Unfortunately, we won't have Brad Swag on the bench with us next season.
This is one of our first looks at this Kentucky Wildcats team together. The team gathered at coach Calipari's house for some time in the pool and of course some food. https://twitter.com/ukcoachcalipari/status/1144404195296120832?s=21 This is going to be another fun group of guys to watch play. Go Cats!
Coach Calipari continues to shoot down doing a home-and-home against Indiana. In his SEC Teleconference today, Calipari was asked about reviving the matchup. “What I did was — here’s what you’ve got to understand. When we first decided, I presented to Indiana that we would play two games in the big building in Indianapolis. Two… Continue reading Calipari Continues To Shoot Down Home-And-Home With Indiana
Brad Calipari has been taking visits as he is weighing his transfer options. It appears he may be down to two schools and the Kentucky Wildcats didn't make the cut. https://twitter.com/bradcalipari/status/1144041221515444224?s=21 Detroit Mercy and Hampton are Brad Calipari's final two schools. He will either being headed to Michigan for Detroit Mercy, or Virginia for Hampton.… Continue reading Brad Calipari Is Down To Two Schools
The Florida Gators have landed the No. 1 graduate-transfer on the market, Kerry Blackshear Jr., from Virginia Tech. https://twitter.com/evandaniels/status/1144037217209393152?s=21 After visits with Florida, Arkansas, and Tennessee, Blackshear began his visit with Kentucky late Tuesday evening. He visited with John Calipari until Wednesday, when Calipari boarded a private plane to head to the NBA Draft. The… Continue reading REPORT: Kerry Blackshear Jr. Will Commit To Florida
It looks as if the Kerry Blackshear Jr. saga could end tonight. We've heard this before though so take the information as you please. Rivals' Davis Sisk is reporting that Kerry Blackshear Jr. has mad his decision and could announce in the next few hours. https://twitter.com/coachdavidsisk/status/1143997155906150402?s=21 This is normally where I would go through his… Continue reading Could The Kerry Blackshear Saga Be Over?
The Kentucky Wildcats will host N'Faly Dante for a visit that starts tomorrow. The 2020 center is considering a reclassification into the 2019 class. https://twitter.com/tiptonedits/status/1143901171956031488?s=21 Dante is 6-foot-11 and 235-pounds. The five-star prospect performed exceptionally well at the Nike EYBL circuit. Rivals ranks Dante as the No. 9 overall prospect in the 2020 class. Dante's… Continue reading Five-Star Center Will Visit Kentucky Tomorrow, May Reclassify To 2019 Class
The Kentucky Wildcats have dropped in the Power 36 that's put together by the NCAA.com's Andy Katz. The Wildcats were previously No. 2 in the ranking, behind only Michigan State. They have now dropped to No. 3 after Kansas climbed to No. 2. Katz credits Kansas' recent additions for the change. Katz wrote "The addition… Continue reading Kentucky Drops In NCAA.com’s Power 36
Kentucky Basketball's early surprise for the workouts this far is Johnny Juzang, who just arrived on campus five days ago due to his school year ending late. https://twitter.com/kysportsradio/status/1143193731287408640?s=21 Here's this years roster: Tyrese Maxey Ashton Hagans Immanuel Quickley Johnny Juzang Dontaie Allen Keion Brooks Kahlil Whitney EJ Montgomery Nate Sestina Nick Richards Zan Payne Brennan… Continue reading Johnny Juzang Is The Early Surprise
Former Kentucky Wildcat, Reid Travis, will get his chance to land a roster spot in the NBA. Travis will play in the NBA Summer League with the Atlanta Hawks. Darren Wolfson said "Minneapolis native (DeLaSalle HS) and former McDonald's All-American, and Stanford and Kentucky star Reid Travis will play for the Atl. Hawks in the… Continue reading Reid Travis Will Get His Chance In The NBA
After the NBA Draft, the president of the Miami Heat took a shot at Duke while explaining why he drafts Kentucky players. “He’s just right on with his attitude and his approach and how much he wants to be a professional. He really is excited to be here too, so we’re happy to have him,”… Continue reading Coach Calipari Comments On Pat Riley’s Remarks
The Kerry Blackshear recruitment is almost over. Blackshear will not take anymore visits. https://twitter.com/evandaniels/status/1142420543104323585?s=21 According to Rivals' Corey Evans, “I think Kentucky is in a great spot with him. Right now, it’s Kentucky or Tennessee for him.” Blackshear was on campus visiting the Kentucky Wildcats and John Calipari this week. His visit ended as Calipari… Continue reading Kerry Blackshear Jr. Will NOT Take Anymore Visits