Kentucky guard Gilgeous-Alexander giving Wildcats a big lift off the bench

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 21 points in Kentucky’s 66-61 win over Georgia Sunday night. Gilgeous-Alexander has scored 45 points in the past two games to give the Wildcats a spark off the bench. (Photo by Quinn Foster I UK Athletics) By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is making a name for himself and his teammates aren’t surprised he has emerged as Kentucky’s top player...

Freshman guards Green and Gilgeous-Alexander giving Wildcats potent 1-2 punch in backcourt

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today John Calipari thought he had one true point guard on his squad this season. As it turns out, he has two players capable of leading the charge on offense with the recent emergence of Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. Before the preseason workouts even began, Calipari penciled in Quade Green as the only player on the roster capable of handling point-guard duties. Behind the scenes,...

National prep schedule helped prepare Gilgeous-Alexander for better competition at Kentucky

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Shai Gilgeous-Alexnder took an unusual path to Kentucky. Instead of playing a routine high school schedule, Gilgeous-Alexander toured the country as a member of Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The team participated in several events across the country, which helped prepare Gilgeous-Alexander for his freshman campaign at Kentucky. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander...

Recruiting: Continuing a trend, Calipari inks four top prospects during early signing period

Continuing a trend that started with the arrival of John Calipari, the Kentucky men’s basketball program has once again put together one of the strongest recruiting classes in the country, signing four of the nation’s top players during the early fall signing period. Highly rated prospects Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Quade Green, Nick Richards and P.J. Washington have all inked national letters of...