5:44 AM EDT, Sat March 25, 2017
4 hours ago

No chill in Lexington right now

According to the Herald-Leader Public Safety Twitter account, three people have already been taken to the hospital with injuries sustained from turning up after the win. Then there’s this clip of beer box burning on campus: The crowd has set to burning smaller items now (beer boxes, sweatshirts, paper). pic.twitter.com/FgoBBzXupC — HLpublicsafety (@HLpublicsafety) March 25, […]
4 hours ago

De’Aaron Fox set an NCAA Tournament record tonight

How big was De’Aaron Fox’s night? His 39 points are the most ever by a freshman in an NCAA Tournament game. Fox was 13-20 from the floor and 13-15 from the line, while Lonzo Ball, considered by some (okay, his father) to be the future number one pick in the draft, only had 10 points. Fox […]
4 hours ago

Check out our photos from the game!

Relive all the fun in our photo gallery from Dr. Michael Huang Photography:
4 hours ago

North Carolina opens as a 2.5 point favorite

Las Vegas already has a line on Sunday night’s game and it has your University of Kentucky Wildcats as a 2.5 point underdog against the North Carolina Tar Heels. Kentucky was also a dog Friday night against UCLA and we all saw how that ended. The total is set at 152.
4 hours ago

No celebrations in Kentucky’s locker room, just “business as usual”

Kentucky just beat UCLA by 11 to advance to the Elite Eight, but judging by the locker room, you’d think it was just any normal day. According to Dominique Hawkins and Bam Adebayo, there weren’t any wild celebrations in the locker room after the game because the Cats expected to win. “It was business as […]
5 hours ago

10 Immediate Thoughts After The Win

  1. Shut up, Lavar. As exciting as it is to see Kentucky advance to the Elite Eight, it’s almost equally exciting to know they silenced Lavar Ball. Lonzo’s daddy talked and talked and talked some more in the days leading up to the game (and all season), only to get the shut-up finger from […]
5 hours ago

Shut up, Lavar

De’Aaron Fox > Lonzo Ball
5 hours ago

Kentucky beats UCLA with best point guard on the floor

De’Aaron Fox dominated the best individual matchup of the NCAA tournament, leading his Wildcats to a 86-75 victory over UCLA. Fox scored a career-high 39 points in his dominant performance over the Bruins. Meanwhile, Lonzo Ball needed a late dunk to reach double figures. The win sends Kentucky to the Elite Eight to meet North […]
7 hours ago

At The Half: Kentucky 36, UCLA 33

Kentucky leads at the half, powered by 15 points from De’Aaron Fox. With 13 lead changes already, we may be in for a classic.
8 hours ago

The winner of Kentucky/UCLA will face UNC

Well, should Kentucky beat UCLA, they’ve got a heck of a challenge ahead of them. North Carolina just beat Butler 92-80 and looked very, very good in the process. Joel Berry had 26 points and Justin Jackson 24 in an easy rout of the Bulldogs. Meanwhile, South Carolina is whopping up on Baylor, so both […]
9 hours ago

Tonight’s officials are…

…Tony Padilla, Don Daily, and Bo Boroski. I’ve never heard of any of them, which is usually a good thing when it comes to refs. A quick Google search tells me Kentucky is a combined 10-1 (1-0, 8-1, and 1-0, respectively) in games called by these officials. So, that’s another good thing, right? Meanwhile, there is […]
9 hours ago

Well, UNC looks great

  Well, if you’re one to look ahead, North Carolina sure looks good. After struggling the first weekend of the tournament, the Tar Heels found their shot in Memphis, shooting 53% from the floor, including 8-17 (47%) from three-point land. Right now, they lead Butler 52-36 at half, and I have a feeling things are […]
10 hours ago

Get ready by watching that time UK beat UCLA by like a million

It was the second-worst beatdown of UCLA in the history of its program. ESPN’s Michael Wilbon said he hadn’t seen anything like it in his 35 years of covering college basketball. Alabama head football coach Nick Saban said, “You’re kidding me,” when told the halftime score, which was 41-7. Kentucky had more blocks than UCLA had points […]
11 hours ago

Numbers You Need to Know Ahead Kentucky-UCLA

7 — Kentucky’s ranking in KenPom’s Adjusted Defense rating.  UCLA is ranked 79th. 7-6 — Kentucky’s all-time record vs. UCLA.  Calipari is 3-3 vs. the Bruins and Alford is 3-2 vs. Kentucky. They’ve met only twice in the NCAA Tournament: UCLA defeated UK in the 1975 title game and UK defeated UCLA in the Sweet […]
11 hours ago

Michael Porter Jr. commits to Missouri

In news that won’t surprise you, Michael Porter Jr. has committed to Missouri. The five-star power forward was committed to Washington, but after the Huskies fired Lorenzo Romar, got a release and will now play for Cuonzo Martin at Missouri. Not only did Porter have the Tigers on his final list, his family lived in Missouri […]