KENTUCKY WILDCATS NEWS

Kentucky Football: Ranking the Top 5 recruiting wins in the Mark Stoops era

Mark Stoops and staff have done an incredible job at pulling great talent to Lexington. The Kentucky Football program was in a dark place before Mark Stoops. Now, the Wildcats are on their way up. Mark Stoops and recruiting coordinator Vince Marrow have done their work to get some top level recruits to Kentucky. The […] Kentucky Football: Ranking the Top 5 recruiting wins in the...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
14 hours ago

Kentucky Football: Wildcats land on Athlon Sports’ preseason All-SEC teams

Kentucky Football looks to be much improved in 2017. After coming off of a somewhat successful season after a birth in the TaxSlayer Bowl, and a surprise win over Louisville, Mark Stoops will have the best roster in his tenure. Mark Stoops and staff have been diligently working toward building an SEC competitive roster. Now […] Kentucky Football: Wildcats land on Athlon Sports’...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
1 day ago

Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: Bol Bol is a name you need to know

Bol Bol, the son of former NBA player Manute Bol is a hot commodity on the EYBL ranks. John Calipari and the Kentucky Basketball staff are all over this kid. John Calipari offered Bol Bol back on May 1. The son of the late Manute Bol is becoming a rising star in the AAU ranks. […] Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: Bol Bol is a name you need to know - Wildcat Blue Nation - Wildcat...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
1 day ago

Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: The Wildcats’ most wanted list for the class of 2018

It’s never too early to start thinking about the next great recruiting class that will make their way to Lexington. Kentucky Basketball better get on these guys quick. The list is pretty mighty in terms of talent. Kentucky Basketball is running the recruiting game here lately. With offers to many of the 247Sports top 25 […] Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: The Wildcats’ most...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
1 day ago

Kentucky Basketball: 2K Video Game ratings for the Wildcats

NBA 2k17 is a popular basketball game on major gaming consoles. 2k ratings are important to the players. Let’s take a look at some video game ratings of this year’s Kentucky Basketball players. There is a lot of individuals out there that love video games. I play them from time to time. A personal favorite […] Kentucky Basketball: 2K Video Game ratings for the Wildcats - Wildcat...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
2 days ago

3 Things to Know From Kentucky Baseball’s Double Disappointment

A rough stretch in Hoover may cost UK a national seed in the NCAA Tournament. After blowing out South Carolina in their SEC Tournament opener, the No. 3 seed Bat Cats dropped their next two games in Hoover, Alabama to return to the Bluegrass without any hardware. Alex Lange Pasted Kentucky In the Wildcats and Tigers prior meetings in Lexington, Kentucky pounded the cover off the...
Via A Sea of Blue
2 days ago

De’Aaron Fox talks Kentucky Basketball, John Wall comparisons and more in NBPA interview

The future star point guard does a profile Q&A with the NBPA De’Aaron Fox did a profile Q&A with the NBA Players’ Association, talking about his journey to the NBA Draft and his own game. With the brand ambassador that Fox has become for Kentucky, there was plenty of talk about his time as a Wildcat. Fox talked about former Wildcats who he has relationships with, and...
Via A Sea of Blue
2 days ago

Phil Jackson watched draft prospect Malik Monk’s workout in person

The interest must be serious! Knicks team president Phil Jackson has been far more conspicuous during the lead-up to this year’s draft than even in 2015, when New York had a higher pick. First he attended the Combine workouts in person for the first time in his Knicks presidency, and on Thursday he attended a private workout for potential pick Malik Monk. Per Ian Begley: Knicks...
Via Posting and Toasting
2 days ago

Kentucky Baseball: Late home run knocks Wildcats out of SEC Baseball Tournament

The Kentucky Wildcats were eliminated from the SEC Baseball Tournament with a 3-1 loss to South Carolina. The Kentucky Wildcats have been the class of the SEC at the plate. That hasn’t been the case the last two days. The Wildcats who have been averaging 7.66 run per game only managed to put one on […] Kentucky Baseball: Late home run knocks Wildcats out of SEC Baseball Tournament...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
3 days ago

Kentucky Baseball: Wildcats get roughed up early losing to LSU 10-0 in the SEC Tournament

In a battle between aces Alex Lange outshined Sean Hjelle, leading his Tigers to a 10-0 win, in a seven-inning run-ruled shortened over Kentucky. It was a cold night in Hoover, Alabama. Both on the field and off for the Kentucky Baseball Wildcats. It started off with poor defense, finished with poor pitching. After recording […] Kentucky Baseball: Wildcats get roughed up early...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
3 days ago

Tai Wynyard joining New Zealand for FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup

Wynyard will be back in international competition this summer. Kentucky Wildcats big man Tai Wynyard will once again suit up for his home country of New Zealand. Wynyard was selected to represent the Kiwis at this year’s FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup. He was selected as one of 12 members of the Junior Tall Blacks for the 2017 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup, which will be held...
Via A Sea of Blue
3 days ago

Brooklyn Nets would’ve likely picked Hamidou Diallo in first round of NBA Draft

Did Diallo get a first-round guarantee after all? When Hamidou Diallo pulled out of the NBA Draft to rejoin the Kentucky Wildcats, many believed he was waiting on a guarantee to be drafted in the first round before he made his decision. Whether the Brooklyn Nets gave him that is unknown, but they were set on selecting him late in the first round if he were still available, according...
Via A Sea of Blue
3 days ago

Kentucky Basketball: What They’re Saying, Don’t Call it a Comeback for Hamidou Diallo

What members of the media are saying after Hamidou Diallo announced he would return to Kentucky for the 2017-18 season. For many members of the Big Blue Nation, Wednesday was a tough day, as the deadline for players testing the NBA Draft waters to announce their return to college was Thursday at midnight. Although he had never actually played a single minute in a Kentucky jersey...
Via A Sea of Blue
3 days ago

Wenyen Gabriel could face tough NBA Draft decision next year

Could Gabriel’s draft decision come down to the wire like Diallo’s? And more info about his offseason training. The Kentucky Wildcats just went through a tough waiting period with Hamidou Diallo, as his decision to stay in the NBA Draft or return to school went down to the wire. ESPN’s Myron Medcalf thinks UK could face the same thing with Wenyen Gabriel next year. As the...
Via A Sea of Blue
3 days ago

Kentucky Wildcats ranked 4th in way-too-early college basketball top 25 polls

It’s time for hot-take way-too-early rankings again. With the deadline for players to decide on their draft status having come and gone, rosters for next year are nearly complete (especially Kentucky’s). Which means it’s time for college basketball experts to begin attempting to rank teams based on things that happened two months ago and things they think will happen about...
Via A Sea of Blue
3 days ago

Kentucky Basketball ranks high in the early media outlet polls

Kentucky Basketball, fresh off of great news, has entered the early college basketball polls in the top five. Even with a roster loaded full of freshman, four sophomores and two juniors, college basketball analysts at many media outlets are still ranking the Wildcats high on their lists. John Calipari and the Kentucky Basketball staff will […] Kentucky Basketball ranks high in...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
4 days ago

Sixers to attend workout featuring Kentucky guard Malik Monk

The Sixers brass will have eyes on the former Kentucky sharp shooter. With less that a month to go until the 2017 NBA Draft, pre-draft workouts are in full swing. While the Sixers have yet to bring in any prospects to the team facility in Camden (expect that to happen next week), they’re on the road checking out agency-led workouts. According to Keith Pompey, the Sixers will have...
Via Liberty Ballers
4 days ago

Enes Kanter opens up about being detained, death threats, becoming American citizen

After having his Turkish passport canceled and receiving death threats, Kanter is back safely in the U.S. and hopes to become an American citizen. It’s been a wild and scary week for Enes Kanter. The former Kentucky Wildcats big man was detained at a Romanian airport this past weekend. The day started with Kanter saying in a video posted on Twitter that he had been detained at...
Via A Sea of Blue
4 days ago

Kentucky Basketball vs West Virginia Mountaineers in Big 12/SEC Challenge

And a look at all of next year’s Big 12 - SEC Challenge matchups. One of the most challenging games of the Kentucky Wildcats’ 2017-18 season has been announced. On Thursday, the Big 12/SEC Challenge drawing were announced, and Kentucky will travel to face the West Virginia Mountaineers on Jan. 27. It will mark the Wildcats’ third all-time trip to Morgantown to play WVU and...
Via A Sea of Blue
4 days ago

Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: Projected Starting Lineup for 2017-18 Season

With the return of Hamidou Diallo, the ‘Cats will have a formidable starting five. Having Hamidou Diallo back in the fold at Kentucky means the following things for John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats: This will be the longest team Cal has had except for the 38-1 team Defensively, this should be one of the best in the country The athleticism and speed of this team could...
Via A Sea of Blue
4 days ago

Diallo, others drop out of draft

Hamidou Diallo has long had a reputation for waiting until the last minute to make his decisions. He did when he chose Putnam Day School. He did it when he chose Kentucky and he did Wednesday night when he waited till near midnight to withdraw from the Draft. Our own Bryan Fonseca was the first to report what he planned to do on Tuesday evening. The Queens native was one of at...
Via Nets Daily
4 days ago

Blue Since Birth: How I became a fan of the Kentucky Wildcats

How I came to say “Go Big Blue.” Welcome to the refreshed A Sea Of Blue! To celebrate the new look and feel of our sports communities, we’re sharing stories of how and why we became fans of our favorite teams. If you’d like to do the same, head over to the FanPosts section to write your own post. Each FanPost will be entered into a drawing to win a $500 Fanatics gift card...
Via A Sea of Blue
4 days ago

BREAKING: Kentucky Basketball’s Hamidou Diallo officiallly withdraws his name from NBA Draft

It may have caused the biggest Twitter uproar in quite some time, but Hamidou Diallo has made his decision to suit up for the Kentucky Basketball team next season. News broke Tuesday afternoon by multiple reports saying that Diallo would return to Kentucky. As no official word from the university or Hamidou Diallo himself came […] BREAKING: Kentucky Basketball’s Hamidou Diallo...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
4 days ago

WATCH: SEC Tournament: Kentucky 7, South Carolina 2

A special look back at UK Baseball's opening round win over South Carolina this afternoon. - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/KYwildcatsTV - Twitter- @KYwildcatsTV https://twitter.com/KYwildcatsTV - Instagram- kywildcatstv http://instagram.com/kywildcatstv
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Report: Hamidou Diallo returning to Kentucky next season

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5 days ago
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