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2019 Schedule
4th in SEC
Vasha Hunt-USA TODAY Sports

Howland: Tennessee, not Kentucky, tops in SEC

Mississippi State coach Ben Howland said Wednesday that Tennessee, not Kentucky, is "the team to beat" in the Southeastern Conference this season. Howland said the Volunteers' experience gives them the edge over the Wildcats.

Calipari on FBI corruption trial: 'A black eye' (0:53)
Travis, Wildcats looking to push themselves (2:47)
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4dMyron Medcalf

Calipari not sure if trial will stop cheaters

Kentucky coach John Calipari thinks the corruption trial in New York is a "black eye" for basketball, but he's not sure it will stop cheaters.

Wildcats creating good habits (1:19)
AP Photo/James Crisp
5dJeff Borzello

Calipari: G-Leaguers deserve college education

While Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari has said players should be able to skip college for the NBA, he told ESPN those going to the G League should be guaranteed eight semesters of college if they don't make it to the NBA.

Calipari excited about team's competitiveness (2:05)
Kentucky basketball returns (3:06)
Wildcats preparing for tough schedule (2:36)
Washington stepping into leadership role (1:21)
Travis settling in with Wildcats (0:50)
Brad Calipari enjoying UK experience (1:51)
Wildcats bringing competitive energy (1:29)
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14dJohn Gasaway

Does Kentucky prove 3-point defense is real?

John Calipari's teams have stood out for their ability to contain long-distance offense. What's his secret? Long and rangy defenders with NBA talent certainly help.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

ESPN Stats & Info: This is the first time Duke and Kentucky have been ranked in the same football AP poll since the Sept. 14, 1957 poll. They have been ranked in the same basketball AP poll 547 teams in that span.

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40dMyron Medcalf

Best- and worst-case scenario for each Top 25 team

For some teams, a win in the NCAA tournament would be a significant achievement. For the elite contenders, anything short of a Final Four run would be a disappointment.

Team Stats

Points Per Game76.889th
Rebounds Per Game38.831st
Assists Per Game13.3Tied-193rd
Points Allowed70.2115th

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Tournament History

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