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  • John Calipari: More NBA draft rounds would be all about G-League

    ESPN "BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Kentucky coach John Calipari came out strongly against the idea that the NBA would consider expanding beyond its current draft format of two rounds. Speaking at the SEC Tipoff event on Wednesday, Calipari argued that additional rounds wouldn't be for..." October 16

  • Kentucky coach John Calipari proposes alternative to abolishing NBA one-and-done

    Kentucky Sports "Fresh from a highly successful 10 years as Kentucky coach and newly armed with a so-called lifetime contract, John Calipari did not speak of a steady-as-she-goes plan for the future. Instead, he saw new challenges looming and his UK program needing to be ready to..." September 19

  • Top-five recruit Terrence Clarke commits to Kentucky, will reclassify to 2020

    Sporting News "Consensus five-star guard Terrence Clarke committed to Kentucky on Saturday and will reclassify to the Class of 2020. Clarke picked the Wildcats over Boston College, Duke, Memphis, Texas Tech, UCLA and others. A Boston native, Clarke ranks fourth overall among 2020..." September 14

  • UK lands Cam'Ron Fletcher, 2nd top-50 recruit in 2 weeks

    ESPN "For the second straight weekend, Kentucky has landed a top-50 commitment. This time around, the Wildcats picked up a pledge from four-star small forward Cam'Ron Fletcher. Fletcher arrived in Lexington on Thursday for his official visit, and announced his commitment shortly after..." August 04

  • No. 2 Recruit in 2020 Class Cade Cunningham Reveals Final Five Schools

    SI "Five-star combo guard Cade Cunningham has narrowed his list of schools down to five on Thursday, announcing Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oklahoma State and Washington as his final contenders. Cunningham is the No. 2 recruit in the class of 2020, per 247Sports. The 6'6",..." August 02

  • Where Kansas, Kentucky Stand With 5-Star Recruit Daishen Nix

    The Spun "There’s no denying that programs all across the country have interest in Daishen Nix, but the five-star guard is currently keeping his recruitment in the dark. As of right now, only a few teams know where they stand with him. Nix is the No. 1 point guard and No. 15 overall..." August 01

  • Duke, Kentucky and UNC are recruiting Paolo Banchero, but family ties to Washington make his choice tough

    CBS Sports "When the early session was completed on Sunday, the 70-plus players attending USA Basketball's Junior National Team Minicamp were dismissed for the afternoon -- at which point most of them drifted away from the courts here inside the United States Olympic & Paralympic Training Center,..." July 31

  • Brandon Boston Jr. commits to Kentucky Wildcats

    A Sea of Blue "Brandon Boston Jr., the No. 10 player in the 2020 recruiting class, according to the 247 Sports composite rankings, just committed to the Kentucky Wildcats, according to Evan Daniels. He is the first commit in UK’s 2020 class. Boston was on his official visit to Lexington when..." July 27

  • Calipari likes 'positionless team' he sees in summer workouts

    Cats Illustrated "Prepare to hear the term a lot during the 2019-20 season. John Calipari may have the most "positionless" team he has coached during his time at Kentucky. Calipari, who is entering his 11th season as the Wildcats' head coach, took to Twitter Sunday night to..." July 16

  • Kentucky basketball guard Brad Calipari announces transfer to Detroit Mercy

    CBS Sports "Kentucky guard Brad Calipari, the son of Wildcats coach John Calipari, has found a new home. After a weeks' long exploration in the transfer portal, he announced Monday he'll finish out his career in the Horizon League with Detroit Mercy. "It's always been a dream of..." July 02

  • John Calipari signs 10-year, $86 million deal to keep him at Kentucky for life, even if it's not as a coach

    CBS Sports "Kentucky has all but guaranteed that John Calipari will hereby be synonymous with Big Blue -- and Big Blue alone. UK announced Thursday it signed Calipari to a lucrative 10-year, $86 million deal that will essentially keep him with the Wildcats until he retires. The..." June 14

  • Report: Kentucky G Brad Calipari Enters NCAA Transfer Portal

    SI "John Calipari's son, Brad, has entered the NCAA transfer portal with intent to leave Kentucky, Stadium's Jeff Goodman reported on Thursday. Calipari has been a walk-on at Kentucky since the 2016-17 season. The 6'0" guard redshirted his junior season after playing..." May 30

  • 5-Star PF Jaden McDaniels Commits to Washington over Kentucky, More

    Bleacher Report "The Washington Huskies received excellent news Tuesday, as highly touted recruit Jaden McDaniels has committed to play college ball in Seattle: ?? May 22

  • Kentucky transfer Jemarl Baker can be 'impact player' for Arizona in 2020-21

    Arizona Daily Star "Already with a highly regarded recruiting class boosting expectations next season, Arizona improved its long-term future Tuesday when former Kentucky guard Jemarl (‘juh-MALL’) Baker Jr. announced he would transfer to UA. A 6-foot-4-inch combo guard from Menifee,..." May 15

  • Johnny Juzang commits to Kentucky basketball

    Kentucky Sports "Another commitment for next season means yet another talented option on the perimeter for John Calipari, who appears to be building a roster well-suited to the “positionless” brand of basketball that he’s been pitching for the past few years. Four-star prospect..." May 10

  • Jalen Johnson announces final 4

    Bucky's 5th Quarter "The Kentucky Wildcats are still in the hunt for Jalen Johnson. The five-star small forward announced his final four on Saturday, and it includes Kentucky. Also making the cut were the Duke Blue Devils, Arizona Wildcats and Wisconsin Badgers. Though four schools..." May 05

  • 5-star recruit Johnny Juzang reclassifies to 2019, interested in Virginia and Kentucky

    Larry Brown Sports "One lucky college basketball program will likely be benefiting from the services of Johnny Juzang later this year. Juzang announced on Instagram Wednesday that he is reclassifying to 2019, which would make him eligible to play this year. He says he will make his college announcement..." April 25