Men's Basketball

 Patrick Patterson
Patrick  Patterson

Huntington, W.Va.

High School:


Nineteen Former Wildcats on NBA Opening Day Rosters

UK players comprise 4.2 percent of the league


Wildcats Honored for Academics by NABC

Second straight season UK has been honored by NABC


Randle Named Freshman of the Year to Lead SEC Honors

Randle, Young, Cauley-Stein honored by league's coaches


Randle Tabbed SEC Player of the Week

Freshman logged a pair of double-doubles in two UK wins this weekend


Kentucky-Northern Kentucky Postgame Notes

Kentucky 93, Northern Kentucky 63

  • 14th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft (Houston Rockets)

    "Patrick is a remarkable individual. His decision to return to the University of Kentucky for a chance to graduate in three years is admirable. Fans will see things from him this season that they didn't think were possible. Players like Patrick make coaching seem easy."
    - John Calipari

    Last Season
    Named First-Team All-SEC by the SEC Coaches ... NABC Second Team All-District selection ... Started and played in 33 games, missing two to injury ... Ranks 56th on UK's career scoring list with 1,020 points ... Only SEC player to rank in the top-5 in scoring and rebounding at 17.9 ppg and 9.3 rpg ... Led the SEC with 15 double-doubles ... Posted double-double at #1 North Carolina with 19 points and game-high 11 rebounds ... Posted 28 points on 12-of-15 shooting with 12 rebounds, six assists and four blocks vs. Longwood ... Recorded his second straight double-double with 14 points and 10 rebonds vs. Kansas State ... Earned his third straight double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. West Virginia ... Named to Las Vegas Invitational All-Tournament team ... Scored a career-high 31 points on 11-of-12 shooting combined with 9-of-11 from the free throw line vs. Lamar ... Posted a career-high 16 rebounds in 40 minutes vs. Miami ... Posted a career-high 33 points (on 15-of-17 shooting) and 11 boards against Tennessee State ... Coupled with Jodie Meeks to form the first UK duo since 1970 to score 30 points or more in a game ... In 40 minutes, totaled 27 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks vs. FAU ... Posted his ninth double-double, totaling 22 points and 15 rebounds at Louisville ... Grabbed a team-high 12 boards at Tennessee ... Posted his 10th double-double with 21 points and a career-high 18 rebounds vs. Auburn ... Led UK with 24 points and seven rebounds at Ole Miss ... Posted a career-high in SEC play with 28 points vs. South Carolina ... Led Kentucky with 19 points on 9-of-12 shooting vs. Tennessee ... Posted his 11th double-double with 28 points and 12 rebounds (nine offensive) at South Carolina ... Scored 28 points for the second straight game, grabbing nine rebounds vs. LSU ... Posted a career-high eight blocks vs. Georgia ... Notched his 12th double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds (eight offensive) at Florida ... Posted his 13th double-double with 15 points and 14 rebounds vs. Ole Miss at the SEC Tournament ... Third straight double-double with 15 points and 10 boards vs. LSU in the SEC Tourney ... Fourth straight double-double with 16 points and 11 boards vs. UNLV in the NIT First Round ... First Wildcat with four straight double-doubles since Reggie Hanson in 1989 ... Became the 10th fastest player to reach UK's 1,000-point club in 58 games.

    Born on March 14, 1989 ... Parents are Buster Jr. and Tywanna Patterson ... Chose Kentucky over Duke, Florida, Virginia, Wake Forest and West Virginia.

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