Tyler Herro’s shooting has been the subject of discussion through the first 10 games of Kentucky’s season. John Calipari said the freshman needs to accept that some shots simply will not go in. Meanwhile, Devin Booker’s father gave Herro’s dad some fatherly advice.
One of the unusual aspects about basketball at Kentucky is that how the Wildcats fare in SEC games is not what sets the mood of the UK fan base. Instead, it is how the Cats fare versus fellow college hoops blue bloods Duke, Indiana, Kansas, Louisville, North Carolina and UCLA.
UK freshmen Keldon Johnson, Ashton Hagans, Tyler Herro, EJ Montgomery and Immanuel Quickley have now played 10 games of college basketball. Here’s how they compare to other top recruits from the 2018 class.
After Kentucky's 88-61 win over Utah on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, UK basketball coach John Calipari said he encouraged former coach Rick Pitino to return to Rupp Arena as part of the reunion of Kentucky's 1992-93 Final Four team.
The Kentucky Wildcats play the North Carolina Tar Heels in college basketball’s CBS Sports Classic on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Chicago. UK is 8-1 since its season-opening loss to Duke. North Carolina defeated Gonzaga on Saturday.
The Kings are young, they’re fun and they’re one of the fastest teams the NBA has seen, so you have to wonder: Could Sacramento again become a desirable destination for top-flight free agents like Kevin Durant?
Kentucky basketball defeated visiting Utah 88-61 on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 at Rupp Arena in Lexington. The Cats shot their best field goal percentage of the season. Keldon Johnson scored 24 points. UK next plays North Carolina.
A knee injury delayed Jemarl Baker’s Kentucky debut until a month into his second season. After playing a minute against Seton Hall last weekend, Baker put a fitting punctuation on Kentucky’s victory over Utah by making a pair of threes.
Former Kentucky basketball coach Rick Pitino did not join his 1992-93 Final Four team for a reunion in Rupp Arena despite being encouraged to do so by John Calipari. The current UK coach said Pitino should receive a respectful reception.
Kentucky had not shot accurately from three-point range this season. The Cats ranked 197th nationally in shooting percentage from beyond the arc. Then UK made a season-high 12 threes in a rout of Utah.
Former Kentucky basketball players Jared Prickett, Gimel Martinez and Dale Brown talk about going to the 1993 Final Four during a reunion of the 1992-93 team at Rupp Arena on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2018. UK lost to Michigan in the semifinals.