2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
8th in SEC
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7dJeff Borzello and Paul Biancardi

Livingston becomes UK's 3rd 5-star commit in '22

Five-star forward Chris Livingston committed to Kentucky on Wednesday, giving the Wildcats their third five-star prospect in the 2022 class and the lead for the No. 1 recruiting class.

The highlight-reel plays Shaedon Sharpe is taking to Kentucky (1:36)
15dJonathan Givony

UK lands Sharpe, its first No. 1 recruit since Noel

Shaedon Sharpe, the No. 1 prospect in the ESPN class of 2022, committed to Kentucky on Tuesday, choosing the Wildcats over the G League Ignite, Arizona, Kansas and Oklahoma State.

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Vaccinated Calipari contracted COVID-19 in July

Kentucky coach John Calipari revealed on Tuesday that he contracted COVID-19 in July despite being vaccinated, and suffered mild symptoms while being isolated from his family members.

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23dJeff Borzello

UK to host Tubby Smith's High Point on Dec. 31

Kentucky announced Monday it would host former coach Tubby Smith's High Point team for a nonconference game on New Year's Eve, marking the first time Smith will be back at the school he led to a national championship in 1998.

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45dJonathan Givony

Prep star Sharpe considering G League, 4 schools

Fast-rising high school prospect Shaedon Sharpe has narrowed his list of options to the G League Ignite, Arizona, Kansas, Kentucky and Oklahoma State. The Canadian is the No. 6 prospect in the ESPN class of 2022.

Brandon Boston Jr.'s NBA draft profile (0:31)
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54dTim Bontemps

NBA selects late Kentucky guard Clarke with pick

Commissioner Adam Silver paused the draft and invited Terrence Clarke's mother, sister and brother onto the stage, as the NBA selected Clarke -- giving him the honor he would've received had the tragedy earlier this year not taken place.

NBA makes Kentucky's Terrence Clarke an honorary draftee (1:37)
Brandon Boston Jr.'s NBA draft profile (0:31)
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Kentucky order allows athletes to profit off NIL

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order Thursday allowing the state's college athletes to make money through the use of their name, image or likeness, he said.

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Team Stats

Points Per Game70.4218th
Rebounds Per Game38.065th
Assists Per Game12.5249th
Points Allowed70.2

Tournament History

Final Fours17
Tournament Record131-53
Championship Seasons1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, 2012
Tournament Appearances59