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2019 Schedule
30-7, 2nd in SEC
Johnson wants to work and bring energy to Spurs (0:55)
Wildcats' Herro on draft day: 'A true blessing' (1:17)
Washington heading to Hornets (0:52)

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Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari signed a new long-term contract Thursday that will offer him the chance to end his career with the school.

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Calipari understands son's desire to transfer

Kentucky coach John Calipari understands his son's reasoning for entering the transfer portal after graduating in three years. "The ideal thing would be for him to have more of an opportunity here," Calipari said, "but you know ..."

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Kentucky's Brad Calipari, son of coach John Calipari, entered the transfer portal on Thursday morning, sources told ESPN. The school has not released a statement regarding Calipari's decision, which was first reported by AL.com. Calipari made 15 appearances as a freshman and 12 appearances as a sophomore before redshirting last season.

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Kentucky F EJ Montgomery will pull out of the 2019 NBA Draft and return to school for his sophomore season, source tells ESPN.

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Juzang, No. 3 SF in 2019 class, picks Kentucky

Johnny Juzang, a 6-foot-7 wing who was one of the top uncommitted players remaining in the 2019 class, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Kentucky.

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Kentucky forward EJ Montgomery has declared for the NBA draft, becoming the fourth Wildcats player so far to test going pro. "I have sat down with Coach Cal and my family and decided to take full advantage of the rules that are in place and enter my name in the draft process," Montgomery said in a statement.

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Kentucky adds Bucknell grad transfer Sestina

Forward Nate Sestina, who averaged 15.8 points and 8.5 rebounds in his first season as a starter at Bucknell, signed with Kentucky as a graduate transfer for next season.

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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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UK's Johnson enters draft but still may return

Kentucky guard Keldon Johnson, who is No. 20 in ESPN's rankings of prospects, will enter the NBA draft but is keeping open the option of returning to school.

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