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2016 Schedule
27-9, 1st in SEC

Bluegrass Boys to compete for $2 million

A Kentucky alumni team featuring Marquis Teague, Joe Crawford and Ramel Bradley could appease Big Blue Nation's year-round appetite for basketball. See roster

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Towns: I thought NBA would be more grueling on my body (1:23)
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How C.M. Newton broke barriers

Newton played for Adolph Rupp at Kentucky and won a national championship. Many years later, as Athletic Director, he hired Tubby Smith. The school's first African American coach led the Wildcats to their seventh national title. The Undefeated

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Marcus Lee will transfer from Kentucky

In an unexpected twist to his NBA draft decision, Marcus Lee announced that he intends to withdraw from the draft but transfer to another school for his senior season.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Kentucky's Marcus Lee is withdrawing from the NBA draft -- but will transfer elsewhere, per the school.

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6dJeff Goodman

Briscoe returning to Kentucky; Lee to transfer

Isaiah Briscoe has decided to withdraw from the NBA draft and will return to Kentucky for his sophomore season. Marcus Lee intends to transfer.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Down to 10 decisions before tonight's 11:59 deadline: Roscoe Allen (Stanford); Jaron Blossomgame (Clemson), Nikola Jovanovic (USC), Marcus Lee (Kentucky), Chinanu Onuaku (Louisville), Alec Peters (Valpo), Pascal Siakam (NM State), Caleb Swanigan (Purdue), Melo Trimble (Maryland), Andrew White (Nebraska).

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Isaiah Briscoe will return to Kentucky

The former McDonald's All-American has announced he will withdraw from the NBA draft and return to Lexington for his sophomore season.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Official decisions left (14 remain) before tonight's 11:59 deadline: Roscoe Allen (Stanford); James Blackmon (Indiana), Jaron Blossomgame (Clemson), Isaiah Briscoe (Kentucky), Tyler Dorsey (Oregon), Nikola Jovanovic (USC), Marcus Lee (Kentucky), Chinanu Onuaku (Louisville), Alec Peters (Valpo), Pascal Siakam (NM State), Caleb Swanigan (Purdue), Melo Trimble (Maryland), Andrew White (Nebraska), Troy Williams (Indiana).

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Official decisions coming tomorrow for about 20 players who have tested the waters: Roscoe Allen (Stanford); James Blackmon (Indiana), Jaron Blossomgame (Clemson), Isaiah Briscoe (Kentucky), Dillon Brooks (Oregon), Tyler Dorsey (Oregon), Josh Hart (Villanova), Nikola Jovanovic (USC), Marcus Lee (Kentucky), Malik Newman (Miss St), Chinanu Onuaku (Louisville), Alec Peters (Valpo), Pascal Siakam (NM State), Caleb Swanigan (Purdue), Melo Trimble (Maryland), Andrew White (Nebraska), Isaiah Whitehead (Seton Hall), Troy Williams (Indiana).

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College hoops' overachievers, underachievers (3:03)
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Kansas v Kentucky in Big 12/SEC Challenge

Kansas will play at Kentucky for the first time since 2005 as the teams are scheduled to meet in the Big 12/SEC Challenge next January.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star center Marques Bolden has chosen Duke over Kentucky.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Kentucky freshman Charles Matthews is transferring, the school announced. Former ESPN 100 prospect.

Draft chances look slim for Briscoe

Though Isaiah Briscoe showed his skills as a tough defender last season, he shot a miserable 14 percent from 3-point land and wasn't invited to the NBA combine. Does Jeff Goodman think that's a sure sign the freshman will return to school? Will they stay or will they go (Insider)

Team Stats

Points Per Game76.0
Rebounds Per Game39.0
Assists Per Game11.0
Points Allowed65.0Tied-20th

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Tournament History

Final Fours17
Tournament Record123-50
Championship Seasons1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, 2012
Tournament Appearances56