KENTUCKY WILDCATS NEWS

This Cool New Kentucky Concept Helmet Design Features The School’s New Logo

Back in February, Kentucky unveiled new football uniforms as well as an interesting new secondary Wildcat logo. We’ve already seen a few pictures of what future UK helmets with the logo may look like, and now it is being used for concept helmet designs. The latest by Next Gen Uniforms features a chrome blue logo, and a white-to-blue faded helmet pattern. Kentucky Wildcats...
Via College Spun
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft 2016 Scouting Profile: Jamal Murray

Jamal Murray is multi-talented shooter with a lightning-quick release who fits a good number of the Kings needs. Is there any shot the team could snag him at #8? Jamal Murray NBA Position: SG General Information: 19 year old freshman, played at Kentucky. From Kitchner, Ontario, Canada. Measurables: 6'4.25", 207 pounds, 6'6.5" wingspan, 8'1" standing reach 2014-15 Season Statistics...
Via Sactown Royalty
2 days ago

Skal Labissiere’s potential could interest Nuggets in lottery

  Up until the NBA draft on June 23, the BSN Nuggets staff will review first-round prospects the Nuggets may target. We’ll look at their skill set, the role they will play in the league and how they could potentially fit in Denver. Skal Labissiere, F/C, Kentucky High-profile prep players go to Kentucky to become high NBA lottery picks as quickly as possible. This is not breaking...
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago

Isaiah Briscoe Returning To Kentucky, Marcus Lee Transferring

Isaiah Briscoe announced he will return to Kentucky for his sophomore season, and junior Marcus Lee has decided to transfer after also withdrawing from the NBA draft. Briscoe was not invited to the combine after making just five of his 37 three-point attempts. "I really grew from this experience and I appreciate the opportunity to be evaluated by these NBA teams," Briscoe said in...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Briscoe returning to Kentucky, Marcus Lee to transfer

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky forward Marcus Lee will transfer after withdrawing from the NBA draft, while guard Isaiah Briscoe plans to return for his sophomore season with the Wildcats.Wildcats coach John Calipari said in a release Wednesday that the 6-foot-9 junior wants to transfer to a school out west to be closer to his family. Lee participated in the NBA draft combine but was...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Briscoe to return to Kentucky for junior season

Over the last few months, the Kentucky Wildcats have a lost a good number of players to either the NBA Draft or to transfer. Isaiah Briscoe will not be one of them as he announced his return to the school for his sophomore season. Briscoe had originally declared for the draft, but did not hire an agent, meaning he was eligible to withdraw and return to school. He took to Twitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lee withdraws from draft, plans to transfer

Kentucky standout Marcus Lee has decided against entering the 2016 NBA Draft, but he has also decided that he does not want to stay with the Wildcats. On Wednesday, it was reported that Lee had withdrawn his name from the NBA Draft, but he would also be seeking a transfer out of Lexington. He released a statement on his decision to transfer, which will reportedly come with no restrictions...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats add Hall of Famer Lin Dunn as assistant coach

Since last season, a number of changes have been made to the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team. The turnover rate of Matthew Mitchell’s Wildcats staff was a substantial one after several assistant coaches went their separate ways. The latest addition to the staff hired by Mitchell is Hall of Fame coach Lin Dunn. During her time as a WNBA coach, Dunn led the Indiana...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s Marcus Lee Makes Surprising Announcement Regarding Future

Kentucky forward Marcus Lee made a surprising announcement regarding his future Wednesday afternoon.  According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, the junior plans to withdraw from the 2016 NBA Draft and transfer from Kentucky. Though, he won’t be able to graduate in time in order to play right away next season.  Marcus Lee will withdraw from draft and transfer, Kentucky announces. —...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky named biggest underachiever in college basketball

The Kentucky Wildcats are one of the best teams when it comes to the recruiting trail. The last four years, they have had some pretty great classes, but they haven’t been able to capitalize on those great players. ESPN’s Jeff Borzello put together a list of the five most underachieving teams in college basketball and the Wildcats topped the list. He said that the Wildcats have...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Names Kentucky The Biggest Underachiever In College Basketball

ESPN recruiting expert Jeff Borzello has put together a list of the five biggest underachievers in college basketball based on how teams have been faring on the recruiting trail.  The biggest underachiever? The team that has fared the best on the recruiting trail – Kentucky.  After looking at ESPN’s last four recruiting class rankings, which teams didn’t consistently live...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The three college teams most impacted by the impending NBA Draft deadline

With so much action on the court (yes, we're looking at you, Draymond Green) it's easy to forget that off the court, this is a huge week for both the NBA and college hoops as it pertains to next season. That's because Wednesday is the NBA Draft deadline, the day where underclassmen without agents have to make a final decision on whether or not they will remain in the NBA Draft.Plenty...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft 2016 Prospect Watch: Tyler Ulis

The NBA Draft offers some tough decisions. Could Tyler Ulis go in the first round? Should the Milwaukee Bucks be interested? Who Is Tyler Ulis? Tyler Ulis won a lot of basketball games as a member of the Kentucky Wildcats for the past two seasons. In 2014-15, as a freshman he led his team in assists. […] NBA Draft 2016 Prospect Watch: Tyler Ulis - Behind the Buck Pass - Behind...
Via Behind the Buck Pass
5 days ago

Dan Dakich trolls Kentucky for celebrating 2015-16 season

The Kentucky Wildcats had a disappointing exit in the Round of 32 during the 2016 NCAA Tournament when they fell to the Indiana Hoosiers. The team recently released their “celebration issue” of the “Cats’ Pause” magazine and ESPN’s Dan Dakich decided to have a little fun with the Wildcats. As many may know, Dakich, who is now an ESPN radio host and college basketball...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari’s Daughters Joke About Duke’s Subtweet Of Kentucky

Shortly after five-star center Marques Bolden committed to Duke over Kentucky this afternoon, someone operating the Duke basketball Twitter account trolled the Wildcats with a not-so-subtle subtweet.  Both of Kentucky head coach John Calipari’s daughters are aware of Duke’s social media shot, and mad light of it (and each other) in hilarious fashion.  I want to make fun of...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Epically Trolls Coach Cal, Kentucky After Landing 5-Star C Marques Bolden

Duke landed one of the biggest prizes of the 2016 recruiting class Thursday afternoon, securing the services of five-star center Marques Bolden. Bolden chose the Blue Devils over a number of other programs – including SEC power Kentucky. It looks like the program decided to take a shot at Wildcats head coach John Calipari after the news broke. Earlier this month, Coach Cal posted...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke trolls John Calipari after landing commitment from Marques Bolden

The official Twitter account for the Duke men's basketball program trolled John Calipari after the program landed a commitment from highly sought-after recruit, Marques Bolden. Bolden, a five-star center from Texas, on Thursday announced that he was choosing to attend Duke. He picked Duke most notably over Kentucky, which led the Blue Devils’ Twitter account to troll Wildcats...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Briscoe’s Father Can’t Figure Out Why Son Shoots Poorly At Kentucky

Twitter/Briscoe Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe, a five-star player who was ranked as one of the top recruits in the entire 2015 class, was supposed to be heading to the NBA as a lottery pick after one year in Lexington. But after an underwhelming season, which included the star freshman shooting just 46% from the free throw line and 14% from three-point range last year, he isn...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Paul hangs out in NYC with former Kentucky players Devin Booker and Karl-Anthony Towns

This is quite the triumvirate. Chris Paul views himself as a sort of father figure in the NBA. He's the President of the National Basketball Players Association. He's among the most respected leaders in the game, even according to Charles Barkley. Now, he's kicking it with two former Kentucky Wildcats, showing them the ropes. Also, repping the agency, CAA. NYC @DevinBook...
Via Clips Nation
10 days ago

Charles Matthews to transfer out of Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats lost a number of players to the NBA Draft and now the program is dealing with another loss. Charles Matthews announced on Wednesday morning that he will be transferring from Lexington. “I want to thank the coaches, my teammates and the Big Blue Nation for all of their support this season,” Matthews said. “I gained great experience during my freshman...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky reserve G/F Charles Matthews requests transfer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky coach John Calipari says that freshman guard/forward Charles Matthews has been granted his full release and will transfer from the Wildcats. The 6-foot-6 Chicago native averaged 1.7 points, 1.6 rebounds and 10.3 minutes in 36 games with three starts for the Wildcats last season. Matthews is recovering from a recent medical procedure for a hip issue...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari to be subject of upcoming ESPN ’30 for 30′

Kentucky Wildcats head men’s basketball coach John Calipari is one of the most successful recruiters and coaches in college basketball today. Naturally, the media gravitates towards him so we should not have been surprised by this week’s news. On Tuesday, ESPN’s David Scott announced Calipari will be the subject of an upcoming “30 for 30” film on the network. There is...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The five most polarizing players in the 2016 NBA Draft

The NBA Draft lottery is Tuesday night, meaning not only will you know where your team is selecting by the end of the night, but the great debate on who they should select can begin.But while some guys like Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram and Buddy Hield are locks to go early in the draft and virtual no-brainers to have long and productive NBA careers, that's not the case with everyone...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Doing A ’30 For 30′ On Kentucky’s John Calipari

There will be a 30 for 30 on John Calipari, ESPN announced this morning.  At the ESPN Upfront event in New York City, it was revealed that there will be a 30 for 30 on the Kentucky men’s basketball coach.  It will be released this fall, according to ESPN’s David Scott.  Clips of the @UKCoachCalipari #30for30 make the sizzle reel for #ESPNUpfront. Coming in the Fall, so...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit Expects Breakthrough Year From This SEC Program

Kentucky Football Hype Video Winning in the SEC is never easy, and when you’re one of the programs in the league lacking a rich football tradition, the task becomes harder. Kentucky is in search of its winning season in seven years and first bowl berth in six. The Wildcats have gone 4-20 in league play the last three seasons under Mark Stoops.  Stoops was brought in to rebuild...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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