How the No. 12 Kentucky Wildcats and No. 14 Auburn Tigers match up at each position for their men’s college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at 4 p.m. EST, at the Auburn Arena on the campus of Auburn University.
Kentucky’s leading scorer went scoreless at Georgia. Now, Keldon Johnson looks to rebound at Auburn. John Calipari offered advice: Look to pass to open teammates when defenses collapse on you, but remember UK needs you to score.
Kentucky talked about three-point defense being a priority going into Saturday’s game at Auburn.. Keldon Johnson’s reaction is going scoreless at Georgia is among other takeaways from Friday’s media session.
John Calipari’s Kentucky Wildcats travel to Auburn to face Bruce Pearl’s Tigers on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in a key SEC college basketball matchup. UK is ranked 12th in the latest AP Top 25 poll. Auburn is ranked 14th.
Kentucky Coach John Calipari has been preaching that numbers don’t matter. He does not want players preoccupied with their individual statistics. But Calipari has used numbers to spur more production from PJ Washington.
Five-star basketball recruit Isaiah Stewart will announce his college decision Sunday night. The finalists are Kentucky, Duke, Michigan State, Syracuse and Washington. He’s the No. 6 player in the 2019 class.
Ashton Hagans has emerged as a star in recent games. He was SEC Freshman of the Week last week. Then he scored a career-high 23 points in a boo-filled homecoming of sorts at Georgia. Given Kentucky’s next few opponents, more star turns by Hagans would be well-timed.
ESPN lead NFL analyst Mel Kiper rates former Kentucky outside linebacker Josh Allen higly in his first mock draft for 2019. Kiper also likes former UK running back Benny Snell and safety Mike Edwards. The draft is April 25 in Nashville.
After a successful 10-year pro career in Europe that culminated in a French league title last year, former Mason County and Tennessee basketball star Chris Lofton has signed a contract with a South Korean team.
After decommitting from Georgia and signing with Kentucky, Ashton Hagans knew he would be a villain in Tuesday’s game. He answered the fans’ boos and taunts with a career-high 23 points and made four steals in leading UK to victory.
Kentucky basketball freshman Tyler Herro talks about what UK must do defensively Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Auburn. The 12th-ranked Wildcats and 14th-ranked Tigers meet in a key SEC game at Auburn Arena. Kentucky is 3-1 in conference.
Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari talks about Auburn center Austin Wiley as UK prepares to play the Tigers on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Auburn Arena. Calipari coached Wiley with USA Basketball in the summer of 2017.
Kentucky basketball’s Jemarl Baker hit a pair of three-point shots in UK’s 69-49 win at Georgia on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Baker talked Friday about what he looks for before entering a game. The Cats are at Auburn on Saturday.
Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari talks about defending the three-point shot as his 12th-ranked Wildcats prepare to play 14th-ranked Auburn on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Auburn Arena. The Tigers average 30 three-point shots per game.