Kentucky Wildcats Basketball

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Willie Cauley-Stein scored a season-high 21 points and made several defensive plays to key Kentucky's 18-2 run to open the second half, helping the top-ranked Wildcats pull out a 63-51 win over No. 6 Texas on Friday night in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

Twin Magic Returning To UK

Apr 25, 2014
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UK Athletics has officially confirmed the return of Aaron and Andrew Harrison to the Kentucky Wildcats for the 2014-15 basketball season.

Dakari Johnson Returning To UK For Sophomore Season

Apr 23, 2014
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Freshman center Dakari Johnson will return to the Kentucky men’s basketball program for the 2014-15 season, he announced Wednesday.

James Young Leaving UK Early For NBA Draft

Apr 17, 2014
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University of Kentucky freshman James Young will forego his sophomore season and enter his name in this year's NBA Draft.

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland, Ore., police say former Kentucky Wildcat Terrence Jones has been arrested and accused of stomping on a homeless man's leg.

Police spokesman Sgt. Pete Simpson says the incident happened early Wednesday outside a downtown nightclub. A sergeant saw the 6-foot-9 Jones walk by a doorway where two homeless men were sleeping and yell "Wake Up!" before lifting his foot and stomping on the legs of one.

Jones was booked into the county Jail on a harassment charge.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is one of a number of officials calling on universities to place more emphasis on academic benchmarks in coaches’ incentive packages.

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The number two ranked high school prospect in the country is joining the Kentucky Wildcats.  6’9” power forward Julius Randle picked UK over Kansas, Florida, and Texas. 

The senior from Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, TX, announced his decision at his high school just after 1pm.

A foot injury cost Randle much of his senior season, but he returned to lead his team to a state championship and will play in the McDonald’s All-American game in April.  

He joins a talented freshman recruiting class widely considered to be the best in the nation.

MOON, Pa. -- Mike McFadden hit two free throws with 8.7 seconds remaining and Robert Morris shocked defending national champion Kentucky 59-57 in the opening round of the NIT on Tuesday night.

The Wildcats decided not to call timeout after the second free throw but Kyle Wiltjer's 3-pointer before the buzzer bounced harmlessly off the rim, sending hundreds of students onto the court as Robert Morris ruined Kentucky coach John Calipari's homecoming.