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2019 Schedule
30-7, 2nd in SEC

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Kentucky redshirt freshman Jemarl Baker has entered the transfer portal, sources told ESPN. The 6-foot-4 shooting guard from California, averaged 2.3 points this past season in a reserve role. He spent much of his time in Lexington out with injury, redshirting the 2017-18 season after undergoing knee surgery - Jeff Borzello

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Kentucky's Herro will remain in NBA draft

Kentucky guard Tyler Herro says he plans to remain in the NBA draft after initially leaving open the possibility of returning to school.

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Kentucky guard Tyler Herro announced that he will test the NBA draft process. "As Coach Cal and the staff promised, it was the hardest thing I've ever done," Herro said in a tweeted statement, referencing his season at Kentucky. "This staff challenged me to be the best version of myself. I'm proud of what we accomplished as a team and how I elevated my game personally."

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Kentucky freshman Keldon Johnson has submitted his name for the NBA draft the player announced Wednesday. "My hope is to be a lottery pick," he wrote. "If I am, I plan on pursuing my dreams and staying in the draft, but I want to go through the process first and get the correct information."

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Kentucky freshman guard Ashton Hagans announces on Instagram that he's returning for his sophomore season - Jeff Borzello

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Kentucky's Washington declares for NBA draft

PJ Washington, who is 15th overall in the ESPN 100 rankings for the NBA draft, has decided to leave Kentucky after his sophomore season to go pro, he announced Tuesday.

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Virginia favored to repeat in 2020 at Vegas books

Caesars Palace has installed Virginia as the 5-1 favorite to win next year's men's college basketball title, with the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook giving 7-1 odds to the Cavaliers and Kentucky as co-favorites.

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The Right Time: Zion, Coach Cal, new series 'Baseline: The Supermax'

Bomani discusses Zion's exit from the NCAA Tournament (4:33), John Calipari finessing Kentucky for a lifetime contract (13:24) and what playoff scenarios would be ideal for "messiness" (22:24). Plus, ESPN NBA analyst Brian Windhorst joins Bo for the first edition of our new series "Baseline: The Supermax", including what the supposed 'super team-preventing' collective bargaining agreement provision is, who is eligible for it and why the NBA's course has been altered by its unintended consequences (34:02).

Greenberg: Calipari a 'perfect fit' for a lifetime at Kentucky (2:00)
Greenberg: If I were UCLA, I'd try to hire Calipari too (1:23)
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Courtside: Elite 8 Breakdown

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich share their reactions from the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament, including Cassius Winston bouncing the Duke freshman (1:30), Auburn's upset victory over Kentucky (11:26), Texas Tech's over Gonzaga (16:23) as well as Virginia finally finding redemption against Purdue (20:53). Plus, how did these teams get here?

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Bryce Brown just got a much deserved rest after lifting Auburn to a lead in the second half against Kentucky. Brown has 15 second-half points on 5-of-5 shooting, to put the Tigers ahead of Kentucky 54-50 with less than eight minutes remaining. Brown is 3-of-3 from three in the second half.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Injured Auburn forward Chuma Okeke is now watching the game from a wheelchair behind the Tigers' bench, having arrived at the Sprint Center early in the second half.

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Kentucky may eventually not burying Auburn when it had the chance. The Tigers began to heat up late in the first half and trail just 35-30 at halftime. Kentucky is defending Auburn much better than North Carolina did on Friday night. As a result, the Tigers are just 3-of-11 on three-point shots.

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.8
Rebounds Per Game38.5
Assists Per Game13.5
Points Allowed64.729th

Tournament History

Final Fours17
Tournament Record126-51
Championship Seasons1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, 2012
Tournament Appearances57