2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
1st in SEC
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18hSeth Walder

Preseason BPI: Kentucky and Duke slide

Perennial title contenders Kentucky and Duke find themselves both outside of the top 10 in the initial 2017-18 Basketball Power Index.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Krzyzewski and two assistants, Kevin Ollie and two assistants, Jim Boeheim, Jim Larranaga, Kansas, Kentucky, Arizona, Oregon at #The8 for Team Final (Cameron Reddish, Louis King) vs. Cal Supreme.

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Donovan Dooley, The Undefeated

Best and worst drive-by dunks: Kentucky

Kentucky coach John Calipari gave a valiant effort in the #DriveByDunkChallenge, but it's obvious that he's past his prime. No driveways are safe, however, when Anthony Davis and De'Aaron Fox are around.

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9dMyron Medcalf

Who would coach the perfect college basketball team?

Myron Medcalf writes that the perfect coaching duo to lead the perfect college team would be Rick Pitino as head coach and John Calipari as his assistant. Pitino's defensive strategy coupled with Calipari's fluid offensive approach would make this group a monster against any opposing all-star cast.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star Nazreon Reid said he has visits set up in September to UCLA and Kansas. Already been to LSU, also wants to visit Kentucky and Arizona.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

John Calipari in the gym for game one of the UAA All-American Camp. Watching game featuring Moses Brown, Scottie Lewis and Bryan Antoine.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Kentucky offers five-star point guard Darius Garland.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Krzyzewski, Kentucky, Kansas, UCLA here for No. 1 prospect Marvin Bagley. Cuonzo Martin watching five-star commit -- and potential reclass -- Jontay Porter.

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22dJeff Borzello

2018 recruiting needs: Kentucky

We can usually count on the Wildcats having to replace most of their starting lineup, but John Calipari might have fewer holes to fill than usual after the upcoming season.

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28d

Calipari: Nobody reached out to the Knicks

Kentucky coach John Calipari says nobody associated with him reached out to the Knicks. Calipari also covers his future with the Wildcats, the NBA's one-and-done rule and more

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Calipari surprised to be named in Knicks GM hunt (1:59)
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Coach Cal to the Knicks? Not so fast (1:20)
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Knicks job has unique allure for any candidate (1:06)
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29dIan Begley

Calipari denies contacting Knicks: 'It wasn't me'

The Knicks have drawn interest from Kentucky coach John Calipari for a role in the team's front office but aren't interested in him at this time, sources said Thursday. Calipari has denied reaching out to the Knicks.

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Calipari would be good with the 'baseball' rule in NBA (0:58)
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32dESPN.com news services

Calipari: NBA needs to consider kids in age talks

John Calipari was asked about the debate over changing the NBA's age requirement Monday and said the players' futures need to be the main consideration in those talks.

Team Stats

Points Per Game84.910th
Rebounds Per Game39.814th
Assists Per Game15.460th
Points Allowed71.5154th

Tournament History

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