clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Quickies: Kevin Knox Decision Day Edition

Today’s the day for Knox’s decision

Kevin Knox is expected to make his decision today. The Wildcat is a potential lottery pick after leading the Wildcats to an SEC Tournament title and a Sweet 16.

Knox was UK’s leading scorer last season. While Shai Gilgeous-Alexander may have been Kentucky’s biggest producer, Knox was the team’s biggest star. Today we should find out if Knox will stay or go.

Tweet of the day

It is quite unfortunate.

Your quickies

Former Cat, draft analyst size up UK players’ NBA potential | Lexington Herald Leader
It’s the time of year when players decide whether to enter their names in the NBA Draft or return to college for another season. Former UK All-American Kenny Walker and ESPN analyst Jay Bilas offered thoughts on five Wildcats who are believed to be pondering this fork in the basketball road.

Calipari hits the road to see 2019 five-star guard Tyrese Maxey | Kentucky Sports Radio
John Calipari isn't sure exactly what his roster will look like for next season but that's not stopping him from laying the bricks for 2019-2020.

Jordan Jones will have shoulder surgery, miss rest of spring for Kentucky | Lexington Herald Leader
Weakside linebacker Jordan Jones injured his shoulder in Tuesday’s practice and will have surgery and miss the rest of the spring, including the Blue-White Spring Game, Mark Stoops said.

Analysts say UK leads for Ashton Hagans | Kentucky Sports Radio
Two national analyst believe UK is the team to beat for five-star guard Ashton Hagans, who could join UK next season.

Kentucky softball trying to heat up in break from SEC | Lexington Herald Leader
Coming off a disappointing weekend against Alabama, Kentucky softball has put together back-to-back blankings of Eastern Kentucky and Louisville. Rachel Lawson’s team is trying to build momentum toward the second half of the SEC season.

NCAA tourney: Here are the high-rising prospects - Yahoo Sports
Kentucky's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Kevin Knox are on this list.

Georgia finalizing a deal with Tom Crean | Kentucky Sports Radio
Tom Crean will be the next head coach at Georgia.

Patriots’ Julian Edelman May Have Thwarted a School Shooting - The New York Times
“I’m going to shoot my school up watch the news.” A 14-year-old boy was arrested after police said he made the comment on one of Edelman’s Instagram posts.

2018 San Diego Graybeards: Free agents find a home!
In the second month of the new league year, a bunch of free agents are still looking for work. Fortunately, Dan Hanzus is hiring! Introducing the 2018 San Diego Graybeards, an all-star team of available vets.

Titans unveil new uniforms ahead of 2018 season
The Tennessee Titans unveiled their new uniforms at a fan event held in the streets of downtown Nashville Wednesday night. Titans general manager Jon Robinson said the new uniforms are "fierce."

Kevin Byard wears “Just a Fan” shirt in shot at Deion Sanders
Last month, NFL Network analyst Deion Sanders revealed he had no idea who Titans safety Kevin Byard is. Byard has not forgotten.

NFL draft: Carson Wentz tops ranking of recent first-round QBs
On April 26, a handful of teams will likely attempt to solve their quarterback problems in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. But for now, Gil Brandt ranks the quarterbacks taken in the first round of the past five drafts.

William Hill US offers 31 prop bets on 2018 NFL draft
In a QB-heavy draft, the most action will likely come on quarterback-related props, which include the total number of QBs in Round 1 (over/under 5), Rounds 1 and 2 (O/U 5.5) and specific QB prop bet matchups (Baker Mayfield drafted O/U 7.5 spots before Lamar Jackson).

Bob McNair on inmates in prison comment: “The main thing I regret is apologizing”
Texans owner Bob McNair is not sorry he compared NFL players to "inmates running the prison" last year. He is sorry for apologizing for that comment. Alrighty then.

Here’s what’s happening at Keeneland on opening weekend and beyond | Lexington Herald Leader
The $1 million Toyota Blue Grass Stakes and the $500,000 Central Bank Ashland Stakes are the main on-track events at Keeneland on Saturday, but there’s plenty more to do this weekend and throughout the Spring Meet.