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  1. 2014-15 Season Preview: College Basketball Dream Team

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Caris LeVert

    Is this team better than Philly?

  2. 2014-15 Season Preview: Jahlil Okafor, Frank Kaminsky lead a strong crop of big men

    Oct 30, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Frank Kaminsky (AP Photo)

    The list of big men dominating college basketball this season is solid.

  3. John Calipari releases the results from the Kentucky NBA draft combine

    Oct 14, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

    AP

    Kentucky held an NBA draft combine for all 30 NBA franchises on Friday, Oct. 11 in Lexington.

  4. 90 NBA scouts and front office personnel attended the Kentucky draft combine

    Oct 10, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

    AP

    Kentucky held a draft combine for all 30 NBA teams on Friday afternoon.

  5. Kentucky’s junior center made decision to return from a hospital bed?

    Oct 3, 2014, 9:07 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Cauley-Stein averaged 6.8 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game as a sophomore.

  6. Kentucky’s John Calipari hired a director of statistical analytics this summer

    Sep 29, 2014, 5:15 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    John Calipari’s loaded roster has required a new position on the Kentucky staff.

  7. Kentucky freshman Trey Lyles: ‘I’m probably two weeks behind Willie’

    Aug 17, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT

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    Trey Lyles was one of three five-star commits in Kentucky’s freshman class.

  8. Willie Cauley-Stein says he’ll be ‘ready to play again’ once Kentucky returns from Bahamas

    Aug 16, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

    Willie Cauley-Stein has missed the Bahamas tour due to an ankle injury suffered in the NCAA tournament.

  9. Five thoughts on Kentucky after their third straight win in the Bahamas

    Aug 12, 2014, 3:46 PM EDT

    Kentucky Athletics

    Tyler Ulis, Karl Towns, too much depth and why Alex Poythress’ play was so important.

  10. Willie Cauley-Stein sheds light on injury he suffered in NCAA tournament

    Jul 29, 2014, 5:22 PM EDT

    AP

    A former UK coach gave his listeners some new details about Willie Cauley-Stein’s injury.

  11. Report: John Calipari believed Willie Cauley-Stein wouldn’t return to Kentucky

    Jun 30, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Kentucky head coach John Calipari believed that Willie Cauley-Stein was definitely going to enter the 2014 NBA Draft.

  12. Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein unlikely to play during team’s August trip

    May 30, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

    AP Photo

    Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein is expected to sit out the team’s summer trip as he recovers from ankle surgery.

  13. Kentucky fan follows through on promise to get tattoo honoring Willie Cauley-Stein

    Apr 19, 2014, 9:17 PM EDT

    NCAA Men's Final Four - Championship

    A Kentucky fan promised to get a tattoo of Willie Cauley-Stein if the 7-footer returned to Lexington for his junior season. Saturday, Michael Gray followed through.

  14. Sophomore center Willie Cauley-Stein returning to Kentucky

    Apr 14, 2014, 6:28 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Willie Cauley-Stein will return to Kentucky for his junior season, the center announced on Twitter.

  15. Best tweets during the 2014 national championship game

    Apr 7, 2014, 9:55 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Willie Cauley-Stein’s shirt and King James dropping player comparisons.

  16. Willie Cauley-Stein films Kentucky’s on the court celebration after Final Four win (VIDEO)

    Apr 6, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT

    Kentucky v Wisconsin

    Check out Wildcats’ celebration courtesy of their injured center.

  17. Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein out for the Final Four

    Apr 5, 2014, 6:12 PM EDT

    Win or lose, Willie Cauley-Stein is done for the year.

  18. John Calipari on Willie Cauley-Stein: ‘I doubt he plays’

    Mar 31, 2014, 3:08 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Kentucky’s center is unlikely to suit up on Saturday

  19. Late Night Snacks: Sunday’s Elite 8 matchups set

    Mar 29, 2014, 2:49 AM EDT

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    The defensive fortitude showed by Alex Poythress helped Kentucky-Louisville crack through for ‘game of the night’, but there are several other sterling — and not so great — performances from the final Sweet 16 games.

  20. Kentucky’s got the talent, but here’s why they will not win a title this year

    Jan 29, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Back in December, when Kentucky got dropped by North Carolina on their visit to Chapel Hill, I wrote this column and this sidebar taking stock of Kentucky’s status and potential this season. I think it’s worth revisiting now. If you don’t feel like reading through 1,000 words of two month-old writing, here’s a summary of…

  21. Alex Poythress continues his hot streak as No. 14 Kentucky outlasts Texas A&M

    Jan 22, 2014, 12:21 AM EDT

    Texas A&M v Kentucky

    It wasn’t always pretty and it wasn’t always exciting, but No. 14 Kentucky did the job they were supposed to do against Texas A&M on a snowy Tuesday night, dispatching the Aggies, 68-51. Billy Kennedy entered the night with a game-plan: to play the game at a snail’s pace, trying to keep the score in…

  22. Interior play pushes No. 14 Kentucky past Vanderbilt

    Jan 11, 2014, 6:13 PM EDT

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    Given how young No. 14 Kentucky is, with just one upperclassman (Jarrod Polson) part of the playing rotation, there were bound to be growing pains during non-conference play. And there are still some lessons to be learned by this group as the move deeper into SEC play with an eye towards the NCAA tournament. Saturday’s…

  23. New Year’s Resolutions: Kentucky Wildcats

    Dec 27, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT

    Belmont v Kentucky

    Over the course of the holiday week, we at College Basketball Talk will be detailing what we believe will be the New Year’s Resolutions of some of the nation’s most talented, most disappointing, and thoroughly enigmatic teams. What can we say, we’re in a giving mood. Who else made Resolutions? Click here to find out. WHAT…

  24. No. 19 Kentucky overcomes slow start, handles Belmont in Rupp

    Dec 21, 2013, 2:41 PM EDT

    Belmont v Kentucky

    Julius Randle finished with 29 points and 10 boards and Willie Cauley-Stein chipped in with 16 points and seven boards as No. 19 Kentucky withstood an early three-point barrage to knock off Belmont 93-80. The Bruins were scorching from beyond the arc in the first half, taking a lead that stretched to as much as…

  25. Kentucky is a flawed team, but does that mean they can’t contend?

    Dec 14, 2013, 8:29 PM EDT

    Kentucky v North Carolina

    We are now 11 games into the college basketball season, but No. 11 Kentucky still appears to be a long way away from being a team capable of winning a national title. The Wildcats are sitting at 8-3 after Saturday’s 82-77 loss to No. 18 North Carolina, with one final chance against Louisville to try…