2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
9-1, 1st in SEC
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UK VS VT (1:14)
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No. 8 Kentucky tops Virginia Tech 93-86 (1:20)
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Take your pick: SEC basketball superlatives (5:13)
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Diallo knocks down clutch 3-pointer (0:19)

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Virginia Tech up 47-41 on Kentucky at the half. Each team has made 7, 3-PT shots. Both teams are shooting the cover of the ball from distance. VT 58% & Kentucky 54%. The difference is the 2FG for the Hokies..64%. Kentucky's defensive need to regroup. For Virginia Tech 11 TO's has turned into 21 points for the Wildcats. Limit turns in the next 20 min.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Before today, Kentucky ranked dead last nationally in percentage of points from 3-pointers. Wildcats have hit seven in the first 16 minutes.

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

Virginia Tech at Kentucky is the top hoops game today per ESPN's matchup quality metric. The game is more important to Kentucky as the BPI give the Wildcats a 71 percent chance to go dancing with a loss but 82 percent with a win. The Hokies project to be in 98 percent of the time with a loss and 99 percent with a win.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

The no.1 prospect in the class of 2019, James Wiseman, preparing for tonight's game on ESPN2 7pm est.

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Basketball gives Kentucky student manager a purpose (4:05)
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No. 8 Kentucky moves past Monmouth 93-76 (2:23)
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Kentucky cruises past Monmouth (0:29)
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No. 8 Kentucky moves past Monmouth 93-76 (0:56)
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Calipari breaks down freshmen growing pains (1:35)
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Kentucky's Washington denies Monmouth (0:27)
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Calipari has high praise for Washington (0:47)
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Aaron Boone says nothing official on Stanton front yet (1:47)
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Kentucky holds off Harvard (0:33)
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No. 7 Kentucky downs Harvard 79-70 (3:00)
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Calipari: 'We are still learning how to win' (1:20)
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Wildcats' Diallo weaves in for and-1 layup (0:27)
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State of the conferences: SEC

As the 2017-18 college basketball season gets underway, let's pause to consider the status of each major conference. Right now, the SEC looks scary.

Team Stats

Points Per Game80.0Tied-90th
Rebounds Per Game40.931st
Assists Per Game16.4Tied-56th
Points Allowed67.389th

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Tournament History

Final Fours17
Tournament Record123-50
Championship Seasons1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, 2012
Tournament Appearances56