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Kentucky Wildcats Basketball 2018-19 Roster Set

An updated look at Kentucky players’ heights, weights and jersey numbers.

Jason Marcum - Sea of Blue

With the Bahamas trip here, we’ve got an updated roster for the 2018-19 men’s basketball team.

Everyone has picked a number, including the newcomers. Ashton Hagans will wear No. 2, Keldon Johnson will wear No. 3, Immanuel Quickley will wear No. 5, Tyler Herro will wear No. 14, Zan Payne will wear No. 21, Reid Travis will wear No. 22 and EJ Montgomery will wear No. 23.

The Kentucky Wildcats have a lot of versatility this year with a good mix of size. There are five players 6-6 or taller. Returning sophomore Nick Richards is the biggest player on the team, as he stands 6-11, 244 pounds. Last year, Richards was listed at 240 pounds in the preseason.

One of the most notable listings on the roster is Herro, who will give Kentucky good size as a shooting guard. He’s 6-5, 192 pounds.

And Johnson’s official height is listed at 6-6, which makes him more likely to see a lot of time in the backcourt, even as a wing.

Another notable number is 170, which is what Quade Green weighs now after being at 180 at this time last year. Nick Richards may know why that is.

Kentucky’s first game in the Bahamas is Wednesday, when the Wildcats face off against the Bahamas National Team at 7 p.m. on the SEC Network.

You can see the full roster here:

2018-19 Kentucky Basketball Roster 

Player Roster Number Height Weight Class Prior School
Player Roster Number Height Weight Class Prior School
Quade Green 0 6-0 170 Sophomore Neumann-Goretti
Ashton Hagans 2 6-3 190 Freshman Newton
Keldon Johnson 3 6-6 211 Freshman Oak Hill Academy
Nick Richards 4 6-11 244 Sophomore The Patrick School
Immanuel Quickley 5 6-3 185 Freshman The John Carroll School
Jonny David 10 6-2 185 Senior Mt. Lebanon
Brad Calpari 12 6-0 180 Junior MacDuffie School
Jemarl Baker 13 6-4 192 RS Freshman Eleanor Roosevelt
Tyler Herro 14 6-5 192 Freshman Whitnall
Zan Payne 21 6-4 225 Freshman Lexington Catholic
Reid Travis 22 6-8 240 Graduate transfer Stanford
EJ Montgomery 23 6-10 228 Freshman Wheeler
PJ Washington 25 6-8 234 Sophomore Findlay Prep

*Please note that all heights and weights are unofficial; official heights and weights will be released at the start of the regular season.

Coaching Staff:

  • Head Coach: John Calipari (Clarion, 1982)
  • Associate Head Coach: Kenny Payne (Louisville, 2003)
  • Assistant Coaches: Tony Barbee (UMass, 1993)
  • Joel Justus (UNC Wilmington, 2004)
  • Special Asst. to the Head Coach: John Robic (Denison, 1986)
  • Associate AD/Basketball Operations: Chris Woolard (UCLA, 1997)
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach: Robert Harris (Kentucky State,