65 UK student-athletes earn spots on honor roll
UK's coach earns award in addition to AP, Naismith, Sporting News and NABC Coach of the Year
Saturday, February 14 | 2:00 p.m. ET | Rupp Arena (23,000) | Lexington, Ky.
Kentucky 71, LSU 69
This is Kentucky Basketball
Kentucky preps for Wisconsin at the Final Four practice session
Men's basketball beat Notre Dame 68-66 on Saturday, March 28, 2015, to advance to the Final Four.
The University of Kentucky men's basketball team beat West Virginia 78-39 in the Sweet 16 on Thursday, March 26, 2015
Kentucky practices and meets with the media as they prepare to face West Virginia in the Sweet 16
Men's basketball beat Cincinnati 64-51 in the third round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at the KFC Yum! Center.
2014-15 (SOPHOMORE): An SEC Academic Honor Roll member for the second time in two years for the Wildcats … Appeared in 23 games while making nine starts in his sophomore season … Averaged 1.3 points and a 2.8 assist-to-turnover ratio … Notched career highs in points per game, assists, steals and 3-point field-goals … Had a steal in the NCAA Tournament victory over West Virginia … Registered a pair of assists and a rebound in the win over Auburn at home … Drained a 3-pointer at home vs. South Carolina … Snatched a career-high two steals at Florida … Scored the first points of the game in a win over Georgia with a 3-pointer from the top of the key … Logged four points, three rebounds and an assist at Missouri … Scored six points while adding two steals, a block and three assists in the best game of his career in a career-high 20 minutes at home vs. Missouri … Dished out a career-high six assists in a win over his hometown team EKU … Tallied a career-high seven points, including a spectacular alley-oop dunk from Devin Booker in his first career start against Boston.
2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Earned SEC Academic team honors ... Saw action in 33 games as a freshman as UK's top defensive stalwart ... Scored 25 points, hauled in 23 rebounds and dished out 12 assists on the year ... Scored a bucket in 11 minutes of action in UK's Final Four win over Wisconsin ... Played a key defensive role for Kentucky in 15 minutes of action vs. Louisville and 11 minutes vs. Michigan ... Notched four points, two rebounds and two assists to open SEC play against Mississippi State ... Pulled down four rebounds and dished out three assists in a 93-80 UK win over Belmont ... Tallied five points in 17 minutes vs. Providence ... Drained a 3 in Kentucky's win over UT Arlington ... Notched four points and handed out three assists in 18 minutes vs. Robert Morris ... Dished out an assist and grabbed a rebound in six minutes of action vs. Northern Kentucky ... Saw four minutes of action and registered a rebound in the win over UNC Asheville ... Had a made free throw, one rebound and one assist in five minutes of action in a win over Montevallo ... Played 12 minutes in UK's win over Transylvania.
HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 20.4 points and 5.3 rebounds per game as a senior ... Was named the 2013 Kentucky Mr. Basketball and is the 17th player in UK history to claim the honor ... Also hauled in state Gatorade Player of the Year honors ... Directed Madison Central to the state championship and captured most valuable player honors after averaging 20.4 points, 5.6 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.8 steals per game throughout the Kentucky Boys Sweet Sixteen ... Rated as the No. 44 point guard by 247 Sports ... Rivals and Scout rank him as a three-star player.
PERSONAL: Son of Denise Hawkins and Doug Farris ... Born June 27, 1994 in Louisville, Ky. ... Has four younger siblings.