Coming off a victory against then No. 1 Tennessee, Kentucky faced a Missouri team intent on presenting a physical challenge. The Tigers made UK play a half-court game. UK showed its mettle in winning 66-58.
Kentucky basketball defeated the Missouri Tigers 66-58 on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. UK starting forward Reid Travis left the game with a knee injury. PJ Washington continued his hot streak.
Baseball America ranks former University of Kentucky star Evan White as the No. 4 prospect in the Seattle Mariners organization and has him as the No. 5 first-base prospect and No. 100 prospect in all of baseball.
The fourth-ranked Kentucky Wildcats play the Missouri Tigers on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in Columbia, Mo. UK is coming off an 86-69 win over then No. 1-ranked Tennessee at Rupp Arena. The Cats are 10-2 in the SEC. Missouri is 3-9.
Kentucky football is reportedly hiring Jon Sumrall as linebackers coach. The Alabama native was a linebacker at UK from 2002 to 2004. He coached previously at San Diego, Tulane and Troy before spending last season at Ole Miss.
Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari did not like UK students chanting “overrated” at Tennessee last Saturday. Reds want Nick Senzel in lineup. Bengals still looking for a defensive coordinator. Random notes.
UK Coach John Calipari said Ashton Hagans had hit the metaphorical freshman wall. To help Hagans get back to his former dominating self, Calipari had the players watch highlight clips of the freshman’s eight steals against North Carolina. That’s the Hagans UK wants to see more of.
Kentucky basketball defeated No. 1-ranked Tennessee 86-69 on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Rupp Arena in Lexington. The win put John Calipari’s team in position for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. UK was a No. 2 in the preview bracket.
How Reid Travis stood up to Tennessee forward Grant Williams was hard to quantify in a box score. But UK Coach John Calipari and associate coach Kenny Payne made sure everyone knew how Travis contributed to the victory over the No. 1 Vols.
After PJ Washington chose not to keep his name in the NBA Draft after his freshman year at Kentucky he is enjoying a monster second half of his sophomore season at UK. Will that make other Wildcats’ players more likely to stay in school in the future?
Kentucky sophomore forward PJ Washington talks about UK’s 66-58 win at Missouri on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Washington scored 18 points, grabbed eight rebounds and made three assists as the Wildcats improved to 11-2 in SEC play.
After Kentucky’s 66-58 win over Missouri on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, UK head coach John Calipari talked about Reid Travis, who left the game in the second half with a sprained knee. The graduate transfer played just 13 minutes.
Missouri basketball coach Cuonzo Martin talks to the media after his team’s 66-58 loss to Kentucky on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Martin complimented the play of UK’s PJ Washington, who scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds.