2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
18-15, 10th in SEC
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How C.M. Newton broke barriers

You might never have known Newton was the head basketball coach at Alabama. Until he recruited a black ballplayer -- and a Klansman set a cross on fire in his front yard. Changing the face of the SEC

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State transfer Daniel Giddens announced he's heading to Alabama. Also considered Georgia, TCU and Pittsburgh. ESPN 100 prospect coming out of high school, averaged 3.8 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.5 blocks during his one season with the Buckeyes.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama graduate transfer Michael Kessens told ESPN he has committed to Florida International. Immediately eligible.

Massive changes in final ESPN 100 update (3:18)
Alabama's Obasohan: We have to have faith in humanity (1:41)
What's the mindset of SEC teams going into the NIT? (1:51)
Who would benefit most from a win in the NIT? (3:32)
The road to the Championship (1:10)
Kentucky cruises to SEC semis (0:51)

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

Alex Poythress, playing not too far from his hometown of Clarksville, Tennessee, was on top of his game with 20 points. He was 4-of-5 from 3-point range, and the Wildcats shot 59.1 percent from long distance.

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

All SEC tournament games for Kentucky are "home" games, and this one was no different as the Wildcats roll Alabama 85-59 to move to the semifinals.

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

Kentucky stretches out its lead over Alabama to 74-55, and the Big Blue Nation approves.


Sleeping among the Kentucky fans

How comfortable is the Wildcats' lead? This fan demonstrates.


Ulis getting hot in second half for UK

Tyler Ulis hit back-to-back 3-pointers to stretch Kentucky's lead over Alabama to 52-37. The SEC player of the year has 11 points for the Wildcats. (Live on SEC Network/WatchESPN)


Kentucky up on Alabama at halftime

Jamal Murray throws it up from distance to Marcus Lee. The Wildcats lead the Crimson Tide 37-27 at the break in the SEC tournament quarterfinals. (Live on SEC Network/WatchESPN)


Alex Poythress shows off his hustle

The Kentucky senior comes in from behind the play to stop Alabama in transition. (Live on SEC Network/WatchESPN)


Kentucky has first half lead in SEC Tourney

This Alex Poythress baseline jumper capped off a 8-0 Kentucky run against Alabama. The Wildcats are up by six with six minutes left in the first half. (Live on SEC Network/WatchESPN)


Kentucky gets pregame dancing on

Are the Wildcats getting ready for the big dance by busting some moves?

Team Stats

Points Per Game54.0
Rebounds Per Game32.0
Assists Per Game9.0
Points Allowed72.0Tied-58th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record21-20
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances20