China, Croatia fall in NBA summer league debuts
The Chinese and Croatian national teams both lost in their NBA Summer League debuts on Friday.
Both teams are competing with NBA teams in Las Vegas, marking the first time the league will...
MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro is already the answer to a trivia question. He's the first shooting guard that the Miami Heat drafted after Dwyane Wade retired.
Kentucky guard Tyler Herro will remain in NBA draft
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky guard Tyler Herro says he plans to remain in the NBA draft after initially leaving open the possibility of returning to school.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky freshman guard Tyler Herro will enter the NBA draft pool and hire an agent but leave open the possibility of returning to school.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyler Herro is always confident, some might even say cocky, so it seemed a bit out of character when he turned sheepish when asked Saturday if he had anything to say to his...
Auburn meets Kentucky in Elite Eight
No. 5 seed Auburn (29-9, 15-7) vs. No. 2 seed Kentucky (30-6, 16-4)
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight, Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri; Sunday, 1:20 p.m. EDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kentucky got its big man back, and PJ Washington helped get the Wildcats to the Elite Eight for the seventh time in 10 years — with big boost from Tyler Herro.
The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):
Tyler Herro and No. 2 seed Kentucky are advancing to the Elite Eight.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The fourth-ranked Kentucky Wildcats have Reid Travis back to fill a physical gap in their lineup.
Tennessee’s Grant Williams named AP SEC player of year
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee forward Grant Williams is the Associated Press' Southeastern Conference player of the year and Mississippi's Kermit Davis is coach of the year.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Free throws seemed destined to be the saving grace for No. 6 Kentucky before it finally strung baskets together.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — PJ Washington is in the discussion for Southeastern Conference Player of the Year, but he was a missing man during the first half Tuesday night, banished to the bench by early...
Ole Miss faces tough test vs No. 6 Kentucky
No. 6 Kentucky (24-5, 13-3) vs. Mississippi (19-10, 9-7)
The Pavilion at Ole Miss, Oxford, Mississippi; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 6 Kentucky presents a tough challenge for...
No. 7 Tennessee looks for home win vs No. 4 Kentucky
No. 4 Kentucky (24-4, 13-2) vs. No. 7 Tennessee (25-3, 13-2)
Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tennessee; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 7 Tennessee looks for its fourth...
Herro’s 29 points rally No. 4 Kentucky past Arkansas 70-66
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Tyler Herro couldn't miss in the second half, and he didn't have much margin for error as he helped bail out No. 4 Kentucky against Arkansas.
Calipari Kentucky’s 2nd-winningest coach after 80-53 win
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — John Calipari was satisfied being in third place as Kentucky's all-time winningest coach.
"No one should go by (Joe B Hall), so coach Hall just asked me to vacate any...
No. 5 Kentucky escapes with 71-67 win over Mississippi St
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari said he took a few moments following Saturday's game to praise his team for winning its 10th straight game thanks to some gritty plays in a difficult road environment.
Then the compliments ended. It was time for the truth.
"If you want me to tell you everything's all good, it isn't," Calipari said. "I went right down to each guy. Not mean, screaming or cussing. I wasn't.
"But you're here because you want me to keep it real. Well, this is real."
No. 7 Kentucky tightens D, rallies to beat Florida 65-54
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — PJ Washington didn't have to say anything to his Kentucky teammates.
They all knew the situation: trailing by 11 points on the road with 13 minutes to play. They all knew what had to happen: lock down on defense or lose for the first time in a month.
Washington simply set the tone for everyone else to follow.
No. 8 Kentucky closes out No. 22 Mississippi State 76-55
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's defense wasn't perfect against Mississippi State, just quick enough to disrupt the No. 22 Bulldogs' rhythm and cause its worst offensive performance this season.
The No. 8 Wildcats now aim to keep it going after clearing the second of three big challenges.
PJ Washington scored 21 points, including a big 3-pointer down the stretch, Tyler Herro added 18 and Kentucky pulled away from Mississippi State 76-55 on Tuesday night for its fifth consecutive victory.
Herro, No. 12 Kentucky hold off No. 14 Auburn 82-80
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Tyler Herro and the Kentucky Wildcats didn't flinch when their seemingly comfortable lead was wiped out.
Faced with a hostile crowd and No. 12 Auburn's red-hot Bryce Brown, the 14th-ranked Wildcats survived a big comeback attempt in an 82-80 win on Saturday.
Herro scored 10 points in the final 5:23 and made two free throws with 24 seconds left, then Immanuel Quickley added another.
No. 18 Kentucky rallies to pull away from Texas A&M 85-74
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — After an awful start, Kentucky coach John Calipari was happy to see his team finish off Texas A&M.
Tyler Herro had 21 points, Ashton Hagans scored a career-high 18 and No. 18 Kentucky overcame a 10-0 deficit before holding off Texas A&M for an 85-74 victory on Tuesday night.
"The whole season is about building," the coach said. "We won a game. We won a league game. We won our first league game. Good start."
No. 16 Kentucky tops Louisville 71-58 in Bluegrass rivalry
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Tyler Herro better get used to being the center of attention after a career performance that also showed how No. 16 Kentucky has progressed since its season-opening blowout loss to Duke.
The freshman guard had a career-high 24 points, Keldon Johnson added 15 and the Wildcats beat Louisville 71-58 on Saturday in this fierce Bluegrass rivalry.
No. 10 Kentucky easily handles Monmouth 90-44
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Coach John Calipari had few complaints about No. 10 Kentucky's domination of Monmouth.
The Wildcats not only shot well, they did so from long range for a change. Calipari was even more pleased by his team's defensive performance in its most complete victory this season.
Tyler Herro scored 16 points, Keldon Johnson added 15 and Kentucky cruised past Monmouth 90-44 on Wednesday night for its sixth straight victory.
No. 10 Kentucky easily takes care of Winthrop, 87-74
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Of the areas coach John Calipari can fault with No. 10 Kentucky right now, shooting isn't one of them after the Wildcats' best performance this season.
More important was that they were accurate early and consistently against Winthrop.
PJ Washington had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Tyler Herro added 15 points and Kentucky shot a season-best 56 percent to run away from the Eagles 87-74 on Wednesday.
No. 10 Kentucky coasts past North Dakota 96-58
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — As No. 10 Kentucky works through initial growing pains, it can feel good about its first lopsided win this season.
PJ Washington set a career high with 25 points and grabbed a season-best seven rebounds, Tyler Herro added 18 points and the Wildcats rolled over North Dakota 96-58 on Wednesday night.