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Tai Wynyard

Tai Wynyard to be granted full release from UK

Kernel Sports Staff April 2, 2018

As the 2018-2019 roster for the UK men’s basketball team continues to be shaped, it will be without Tai Wynyard as the sophomore from New Zealand will be granted a full release from UK, allowing him...

Tai Wynyard

Calipari offers no update on Wynyard suspension

Kernel Sports Staff February 6, 2018

It was announced earlier on Tuesday that sophomore forward Tai Wynyard was suspended until further notice for violating team rules. After Kentucky lost to Tennessee, John Calipari commented on Wynyard’s...

Tai Wynyard

Baker and Wynyard not expected to return this year

Kernel Sports Staff February 5, 2018

In this morning’s SEC Teleconference, UK head coach John Calipari offered some injury updates on Jemarl Baker and Tai Wynyard, and it was not good news.Wynyard, who hasn’t played since Dec. 31 against...

Kentucky redshirt freshman guard Hamidou Diallo gets the rebound during the game against Eastern Tennessee State University on Friday, November 17, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 78-61. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Notes from UK Men’s Basketball Dec. 19 practice

Chris Leach December 19, 2017

As Kentucky prepares for its game against UCLA, media was invited to sit in on Tuesday’s practice and observe how the team is progressing. Here are some notes of what took place at Tuesday’s practice.Calipari...

Kentucky Wildcats forward blocks forward Tai Wynyard during the Blue/White game on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Blue defeated White 88-67. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

Wynyard claims that Richards broke his nose

November 2, 2017

When Tai Wynyard checked into the game for the first time against Morehead State, he was wearing something that fans aren’t used to seeing, a mask over his face.Before getting ready for another exhibition...

Redshirt Freshman Hamidou Diallo dunks the ball during Big Blue Madness on Friday, October 13, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

Top takeaways from UK men’s basketball at Big Blue Madness

October 13, 2017

There’s one main takeaway from the Big Blue Madness scrimmage Friday night: this year’s Cats team is as athletic of a team as I’ve ever seen, from any school.From Hamidou Diallo throwing down windmills...

Members of the UK Mens Basketball team pose for a portrait during the University of Kentucky Mens Basketball photo day on Monday, September 18, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Men’s Basketball 2017-18 Roster

Brianna Dooley October 13, 2017

After five of last year's Cats signed NBA contracts, head coach John Calipari has reloaded his squad with more young talent. Have a look at the 2017-18 UK men's basketball team:PJ WASHINGTON (#25)Height:...

14 Pj Washington (USA) - Islamic Republic of Iran v United States of America, 2017 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup (EGY), Cairo - Cairo Stadium Indoor Hall 1(EGY), Group Phase, 1 July, 2017.

The future of UK basketball becoming clear at FIBA U19 Championships

Chris Leach July 7, 2017

There is a lot of uncertainty that surrounds the UK men’s basketball team for next season.What fans are uncertain of is how next year’s roster will shape out. The roster, made up of eight freshman,...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari directs his team against the UCLA Bruins during the 2017 NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament South Regional Sweet 16 at FedExForum in Memphis, TN on Friday March 24, 2017. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff

Washington leads USA U19 team past Mali to advance in World Tournament

Chase Campbell July 5, 2017

On Wednesday, the undefeated USA U19 basketball team, coached by John Calipari, defeated Mali in their first round of tournament play, dominating them 117-69.The Wildcats on the team didn’t disappoint...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Wenyen Gabriel and the bench react after a three pointer against the UCLA Bruins during the 2017 NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament South Regional Sweet 16 at FedExForum in Memphis, TN on Friday March 24, 2017. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff

Next season’s roster gives Calipari flexibility for starting lineup

Chris Leach May 25, 2017

As usually is the case for the UK men’s basketball team, spring departures for the NBA draft often leave fans with no clues of how next season’s roster will look.However, after a couple of spring commitments...

Kentucky celebrates after a late 3-point shot during the gaming against Georgia at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Photo by Josh Mott | Staff.

Cats tough it out for the first time this season in OT win over Georgia

Anthony Crawford February 1, 2017

Tuesday night’s matchup between No. 8 UK men’s basketball and the Georgia Bulldogs did not go as expected, as the two teams needed overtime before UK was finally able to pull away on the back of a...

Malik Monk goes up for a dunk during Big Blue Madness on Friday, October 14, 2016 in Lexington, Ky.

MBB practice report Oct. 18

By Chris Angolia October 18, 2016

UK basketball invited members of the media to observe practice on Tuesday afternoon as the team prepares for the upcoming season as well as the Blue and White scrimmage that is coming up on Friday night.Forwards...

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