Men's Basketball

44  Dakari Johnson
Dakari Johnson


Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
Montverde Academy




Kentucky-Connecticut Postgame Notes

Connecticut 60, Kentucky 54


Kentucky, UConn Vie for National Championship

Monday, April 7 | 9:10 p.m. ET| AT&T Stadium (77,122) | Arlington, Texas


Kentucky-Wisconsin Postgame Notes

Kentucky 74, Wisconsin 73


Kentucky-Wisconsin Postgame Quotes

Kentucky 74, Wisconsin 73


Cats Ride Hollywood Script into National Title Game

Young leads scoring with 17; Aaron Harrison's 3-pointer seals win


MBB vs. Connecticut, National Title Game, 040714

Kentucky fell to UConn 60-54 in the NCAA championship game played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas


MBB vs. Wisconsin, NCAA Final Four, 040514

Kentucky beat Wisconsin 74-73 in the NCAA semi-finals on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.


MBB Practice Gallery, 040414

MBB Practice Gallery, 040414


MBB vs. Michigan, NCAAT, 033014

Kentucky beat Michigan 75-72 in the Elite Eight game played Sunday, March 30, 2014, in Lucas Oil Stadium


MBB vs. Louisville, NCAAT, 032814

Kentucky beat Louisville 74-69 in the Sweet 16 on Friday, March 28, 2014, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN.

2013-14 Season: Tallied 10 points and seven rebounds, including five offensive, to help UK past Wisconsin in the Final Four ... Notched a career high in scoring with 15 points, while adding six rebounds in a season-high 31 minutes to help UK knock off Louisville ... Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds and scored nine points vs. LSU in the SEC Tournament ... Tallied nine points and five boards at Florida ... Recorded nine points and five rebounds vs. Alabama ... Scored eight points and grabbed five rebounds at South Carolina ... Tallied eight points, eight rebounds and two steals in UK's win over Auburn ... Scored nine points and grabbed a team-high eight rebounds at Mississippi State ... Recorded a career-high four blocks in UK's win over Ole Miss ... Led Kentucky at LSU, scoring a career-high 15 points, shooting 7-of-8 from the field, and pulling down six rebounds ... Tallied six points, seven rebounds and three blocks in 24 minutes as UK defeated Texas A&M ... Scored four points and grabbed four rebounds in UK's win over Tennessee ... Tallied four points and four rebounds in just nine minutes of action against Arkansas ... Recorded eight points in just eight minutes of play in UK's win over Mississippi State ... Notched 10 points and seven rebounds in UK's win over Eastern Michigan ... Posted eight points and eight rebounds in Kentucky's win over UT Arlington ... Recorded eight points in Kentucky's win over Robert Morris ... Grabbed five rebounds vs. Michigan State ... Tallied seven points and four rebounds in 17 minutes of action vs. Northern Kentucky ... Scored five points in his debut as a Wildcat vs. UNC Asheville ... Selected by the media as a preseason All-SEC second team honoree ... Posted nine points and five rebounds in 15 minutes of action against Montevallo ... Totaled nine points and nine boards with a steal in 19 minutes of a win over Transylvania.

Career: Averaged 17.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 4.3 blocks per game in his only season at Montverde Academy ... Johnson led his high school squad to a national championship at the National High School Invitational where he claimed MVP honors after logging 18 points and eight rebounds ... In addition to his high school accolades, Johnson suited up for Team USA Basketball's U17 squad in the summer of 2012 where he averaged 20 points and five boards a game for the world champions ... Johnson was rated as the No. 11 overall player by ESPN and the top player at his position ... Rivals ranked him as the No. 9 overall player and Scout listed him at No. 18.

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