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2017 Schedule
32-6, 1st in SEC

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Kentucky has offered five-star 2018 point guard Quentin Grimes.


R&K: Durant's return and Seth Greenberg

Seth Greenberg gives his top five jobs in college basketball, Kevin Durant could return before the end of the regular season, and what's up with Tony Romo?


R&K: Pats won't draft Mixon; Jon Gruden

Why we shouldn't be giving the Patriots too much credit for taking Joe Mixon off their draft board, and is Richard Sherman on the trade block? Plus, Jon Gruden stops by.

ESPN Staff  

In tonight's McDonald's All American Game, Kentucky signees Nicholas Richards (No. 11 in ESPN 100), P.J. Washington Jr. (No. 14 in ESPN 100), Quade Green (No. 22 in ESPN 100) and UK commit Jarred Vanderbilt (No. 23 in ESPN 100) will be representing the East team.

Greenberg condemns threats against ref (1:45)
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17hJeff Goodman and Dana O'Neil

Sources: Ref gets death threats from UK fans

An NCAA referee has met with law enforcement regarding death threats he has received from Kentucky fans following the Wildcats' loss to North Carolina in the Elite Eight.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Purdue president Mitch Daniels told us on Capital Games that he would like to see schools keep open scholarships if a player leaves after one year. That would mean a school couldn't replace him until he would have finished his eligibility. Would be a tough sell for schools like Kentucky and Duke: http://es.pn/2nxRv2m

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Kansas' Mason unanimous AP All-America pick

Frank Mason III was the only unanimous selection for the AP All-America team, which also includes Josh Hart, Lonzo Ball, Caleb Swanigan and Justin Jackson.

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Only one team has entered the Final Four with a better average point differential than Gonzaga in the last two decades. However, that's hardly been a guarantee for previous heavyweights to win it all.

Pitino reflects on Laettner shot 25 years later (2:31)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Kentucky signee Jarred Vanderbilt has looked great this morning. Seems fully healthy. Jumper is falling, making plays off the bounce. Versatile defender and great rebounder too.

Dickie V sees great NBA potential in De'Aaron Fox (0:53)
Kentucky took fans on a rollercoaster of emotion (0:18)

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This year's Final Four is not quite ideal for fans of the NBA draft. Duke, Kentucky, Arizona and UCLA all have more freshmen in Chad Ford's top 100 than the Final Four teams combined.


Has Coach Cal underachieved?

With another season ending without a title, Stephen A. Smith asks has Coach John Calipari underachieved at Kentucky.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Unsigned five-star Kevin Knox had a good morning McDonald's practice. Perimeter shot was falling, makes him really difficult to guard. Duke, UNC, Kentucky, Florida State still on his list.

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3dChad Ford

NBA draft stock: Ball, Fox, Monk and more

Chad Ford shares the latest intel on all the 2017 draft prospects who helped and hurt their stock with NBA teams before the Final Four.

Stephen A. unsatisfied with Calipari's achievements (1:36)
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Bilas on North Carolina-Kentucky takeaways

ESPN CBB analyst Jay Bilas discusses takeaways from North Carolina-Kentucky, how South Carolina reached the Final Four, Kansas' loss to Oregon and the significance of Gonzaga's Final Four berth.

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Dakich: North Carolina's win over Kentucky

ESPN's Dan Dakich covers North Carolina's win over Kentucky, Roy Williams' timeout strategy, South Carolina's and Gonzaga's Finals Four paths, Jordan Bell's Elite Eight outing and Archie Miller's new job.

Team Stats

Points Per Game84.911th
Rebounds Per Game39.814th
Assists Per Game15.460th
Points Allowed71.5154th

Tournament History

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