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  • No. 1 prospect Shaedon Sharpe to enroll early with Kentucky, won't play until 2022-23 season

    TSN "No. 1 overall prospect Shaedon Sharpe will be arriving in Kentucky earlier than expected -- but he still won't play for the Wildcats until next season. Sharpe plans to graduate from high school early and enroll at Kentucky after the fall semester. He will work out and practice..." November 09

  • Kentucky lands 5-star guard Cason Wallace over Tennessee, Texas

    The Athletic "Five-star combo guard Cason Wallace, one of the top-10 recruits in the Class of 2022, has committed to Kentucky. Wallace is ranked No. 7 in the class and No. 2 among combo guards in the group, according to the 247Sports Composite Rating. "They have a history of getting players to..." November 08

  • Ranking top 10 impact freshmen in college basketball

    CBS Sports "Two of the top-five recruits in the 2020 class a year ago turned pro in favor of playing college basketball. The year before, No. 1 overall recruit James Wiseman played a total of three games for Memphiswhile No. 5 overall recruit RJ Hampton went overseas to prep for the NBA. But the..." November 04

  • Kentucky men's basketball freshman TyTy Washington gets NIL deal with Porsche dealership

    ESPN "The next time point guard TyTy Washington pulls up to Kentucky's campus, the freshman standout will be driving a luxury vehicle that's worth nearly six figures. Washington -- a projected first-round pick in the 2022 NBA draft and the No. 14 recruit in this season's..." October 21

  • Top 2022 recruit Shaedon Sharpe considering early enrollment at Kentucky

    The Score "Shaedon Sharpe, the No. 1 recruit in next year's class, is considering enrolling at Kentucky for second semester, sources told ESPN's Jeff Borzello. The Canadian is reportedly still weighing his options and doesn't plan to play next season if he enrolls early. Sharpe will..." October 14

  • Five-star Chris Livingston, nation's No. 6 recruit, commits to Wildcats

    CBS Sports "Kentucky moved into the No. 1 spot in the recruiting rankings for the 2022 cycle on Wednesday night as five-star prospect Chris Livingston picked the Wildcats in a commitment ceremony over Tennessee State and Georgetown. Livingston is the third 'Cats commitment in the 2022 class and the..." September 15

  • 5-Star SG Shaedon Sharpe Commits to Kentucky

    Bleacher Report "Kentucky is loading up for big things during the 2022-23 season after landing top recruit Shaedon Sharpe on Tuesday.  Sharpe confirmed his decision to ESPN's Jonathan Givony and announced his allegiance to the Wildcats on social media: A standout..." September 07

  • Kentucky's John Calipari urges people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 after breakthrough case

    Yardbarker "According to The Associated Press (h/t ESPN), Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball coach John Calipari revealed Tuesday that he tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of this summer's NBA Draft despite being fully vaccinated against the virus.  During a virtual news..." September 07

  • Inside the summer workouts that Kentucky hopes will lead to a bounce-back season

    The Athletic "After putting Kentucky basketball players through eight weeks of grueling summer workouts, strength and conditioning coach Rob Harris thought he had identified the team’s emotional leaders. Juniors Keion Brooks and Jacob Toppin, to no one’s great surprise as returning..." August 03

  • Kofi Cockburn is considering return to Illinois or Florida State with Kentucky out of the picture

    The Athletic "Despite a deep connection with Kentucky’s two new assistant coaches and a great deal of recent buzz that the Wildcats would top off their talent-gobbling binge by pulling Illinois star Kofi Cockburn from the transfer portal, multiple sources now say the 7-foot All-American is..." July 14

  • Five NCAA basketball teams poised to bounce back in 2021-22

    CBS Sports "Years from now, the 2020-21 men's college basketball season will be remembered for three things. No. 1: Baylor winning the national championship. No. 2: Gonzaga going 31-0, then getting rolled by Baylor in the NCAA title game, thus failing to become the first men's..." June 24