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Diallo Announces He Will Return To Play For Kentucky

May 25, 2017
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Kentucky freshman guard Hamidou Diallo has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to school to begin playing with the Wildcats.

Kentucky was still flying when the initial NCAA Tournament bracket was announced and probably didn't learn until landing that it was a No. 2 seed and matched against in-state neighbor and newcomer Northern Kentucky, No. 15 seed.

Kentucky Captures 30th SEC Tourney Title

Mar 12, 2017

De'Aaron Fox scored 18 points, and No. 8 Kentucky won its third straight Southeastern Conference Tournament championship by beating Arkansas 82-65 on Sunday.

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A new report from the personal finance website wallethub ranks Lexington as the eighth best city for college basketball fans.  That’s out of 291 cities surveyed. 

UK Releases Ticket Plan For Big Blue Madness

Sep 21, 2016
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Tickets for this year's Big Blue Madness on Oct. 14 will be available next week, and the University of Kentucky has information for those who want to attend.

Kentucky A 4 Seed In The East, Will Open Tournament Against Stony Brook

Mar 13, 2016
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Despite their victory over Texas A & M in the SEC Tournament the Kentucky Wildcats only earned a 4 seed in the East region and will play Stony Brook in their NCAA opening round game.

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Tyler Ulis scored a career-high 30 points, including Kentucky's final point on a free throw with 8.7 seconds left to help the Wildcats to an 82-77 victory over Texas A & M in the Southeastern Conference Tourney Final.

Ulis, Murray Pick Up Top Honors In SEC

Mar 8, 2016
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Accolades continue to pour in for Kentucky Sophomore guard Tyler Ulis.  In addition to being named a USA Today All American, the coaches in the Southeastern Conference on Tuesday selected the Chicago native, player and defensive player of the year. 

No. 2 Kentucky Shuts Down No. 5 Duke For 74-63 Victory

Nov 18, 2015
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Tyler Ulis had 18 points and six assists, and No. 2 Kentucky used its speed and athleticism to hold off No. 5 Duke for a 74-63 victory in the Champions Classic on Tuesday night.

Six Former Wildcats Hear Their Names Called In NBA Draft

Jun 26, 2015
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It was another good night for the UK Men's Basketball program.  Six of seven eligible players heard their name called last night during the NBA draft.  Karl Anthony Towns was the overall number one pick.  He went to the Minnesota Timberwolves.