2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
8th in SEC
Wheeler, Howard share lofty goals at Kentucky (1:44)
Calipari says teams think they can beat the Wildcats (1:44)
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UK to honor ex-coach Smith with retired jersey

Kentucky will honor former coach Tubby Smith by retiring a jersey at a ceremony during the Wildcats' Dec. 31 home game against High Point, where Smith currently coaches.

No. 1 hoops prospect Shaedon Sharpe soars for alley-oop (0:19)
Toppin is 'loving' what new transfers bring to Kentucky (1:43)
Daimion Collins dunks over Oscar Tshiebwe at Big Blue Madness (0:32)
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39dJeff Borzello and Paul Biancardi

Livingston becomes UK's 3rd 5-star commit in '22

Five-star forward Chris Livingston committed to Kentucky on Wednesday, giving the Wildcats their third five-star prospect in the 2022 class and the lead for the No. 1 recruiting class.

The highlight-reel plays Shaedon Sharpe is taking to Kentucky (1:36)
47dJonathan Givony

UK lands Sharpe, its first No. 1 recruit since Noel

Shaedon Sharpe, the No. 1 prospect in the ESPN class of 2022, committed to Kentucky on Tuesday, choosing the Wildcats over the G League Ignite, Arizona, Kansas and Oklahoma State.

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Vaccinated Calipari contracted COVID-19 in July

Kentucky coach John Calipari revealed on Tuesday that he contracted COVID-19 in July despite being vaccinated, and suffered mild symptoms while being isolated from his family members.

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55dJeff Borzello

UK to host Tubby Smith's High Point on Dec. 31

Kentucky announced Monday it would host former coach Tubby Smith's High Point team for a nonconference game on New Year's Eve, marking the first time Smith will be back at the school he led to a national championship in 1998.

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Team Stats

Points Per Game70.4218th
Rebounds Per Game38.065th
Assists Per Game12.5249th
Points Allowed70.2

Tournament History

Final Fours17
Tournament Record131-53
Championship Seasons1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, 2012
Tournament Appearances59