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2019 Schedule
30-7, 2nd in SEC
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11dJeff Borzello

Juzang, No. 3 SF in 2019 class, picks Kentucky

Johnny Juzang, a 6-foot-7 wing who was one of the top uncommitted players remaining in the 2019 class, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Kentucky.

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Kentucky forward EJ Montgomery has declared for the NBA draft, becoming the fourth Wildcats player so far to test going pro. "I have sat down with Coach Cal and my family and decided to take full advantage of the rules that are in place and enter my name in the draft process," Montgomery said in a statement.

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Kentucky adds Bucknell grad transfer Sestina

Forward Nate Sestina, who averaged 15.8 points and 8.5 rebounds in his first season as a starter at Bucknell, signed with Kentucky as a graduate transfer for next season.

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Kentucky redshirt freshman Jemarl Baker has entered the transfer portal, sources told ESPN. The 6-foot-4 shooting guard from California, averaged 2.3 points this past season in a reserve role. He spent much of his time in Lexington out with injury, redshirting the 2017-18 season after undergoing knee surgery - Jeff Borzello

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Kentucky's Herro will remain in NBA draft

Kentucky guard Tyler Herro says he plans to remain in the NBA draft after initially leaving open the possibility of returning to school.

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Kentucky guard Tyler Herro announced that he will test the NBA draft process. "As Coach Cal and the staff promised, it was the hardest thing I've ever done," Herro said in a tweeted statement, referencing his season at Kentucky. "This staff challenged me to be the best version of myself. I'm proud of what we accomplished as a team and how I elevated my game personally."

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UK's Johnson enters draft but still may return

Kentucky guard Keldon Johnson, who is No. 20 in ESPN's rankings of prospects, will enter the NBA draft but is keeping open the option of returning to school.

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Kentucky freshman Keldon Johnson has submitted his name for the NBA draft the player announced Wednesday. "My hope is to be a lottery pick," he wrote. "If I am, I plan on pursuing my dreams and staying in the draft, but I want to go through the process first and get the correct information."

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Kentucky freshman guard Ashton Hagans announces on Instagram that he's returning for his sophomore season - Jeff Borzello

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Kentucky's Washington declares for NBA draft

PJ Washington, who is 15th overall in the ESPN 100 rankings for the NBA draft, has decided to leave Kentucky after his sophomore season to go pro, he announced Tuesday.

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43dBen Fawkes

Virginia favored to repeat in 2020 at Vegas books

Caesars Palace has installed Virginia as the 5-1 favorite to win next year's men's college basketball title, with the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook giving 7-1 odds to the Cavaliers and Kentucky as co-favorites.


The Right Time: Zion, Coach Cal, new series 'Baseline: The Supermax'

Bomani discusses Zion's exit from the NCAA Tournament (4:33), John Calipari finessing Kentucky for a lifetime contract (13:24) and what playoff scenarios would be ideal for "messiness" (22:24). Plus, ESPN NBA analyst Brian Windhorst joins Bo for the first edition of our new series "Baseline: The Supermax", including what the supposed 'super team-preventing' collective bargaining agreement provision is, who is eligible for it and why the NBA's course has been altered by its unintended consequences (34:02).

Greenberg: Calipari a 'perfect fit' for a lifetime at Kentucky (2:00)
Greenberg: If I were UCLA, I'd try to hire Calipari too (1:23)

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.8
Rebounds Per Game38.5
Assists Per Game13.5
Points Allowed64.729th

Tournament History

Final Fours17
Tournament Record126-51
Championship Seasons1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, 2012
Tournament Appearances57