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UConn lands transfer guard Tyrese Martin from Rhode Island

Apr. 16, 2020 11:22 AM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn has added guard Tyrese Martin, a transfer from Rhode Island, to its roster, the school announced Thursday. The 6-foot-6 rising junior started all 30 games for the Rams last season, averaging 12.8 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Martin was recruited to Rhode Island by Dan...

Kentucky forward EJ Montgomery (23) tips in the winning basket late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla. Kentucky won 71-70. (AP Photo/Alan Youngblood)

Kentucky's Montgomery completes starters' exit for NBA draft

Apr. 15, 2020 2:45 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky forward EJ Montgomery will enter the NBA draft and forego his remaining collegiate eligibility, completing an exodus of Wildcat starters for the pro ranks. The 6-foot-10 sophomore averaged career highs of 6.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game with 31 blocks last season....

Kentucky forward Nick Richards (4) drives during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Youngblood)

Richards is fourth Kentucky player to enter NBA draft

Apr. 15, 2020 12:10 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky forward Nick Richards will enter the NBA draft and give up his final season of collegiate eligibility by signing with an agency. The 6-foot-11 junior is the fourth Wildcats starter to turn pro. He’s coming off a breakout season in which he was named a first team...

FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Kentucky's Immanuel Quickley celebrates after an overtime win against Louisville in an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky. Quickley was selected to the Associated Press All-SEC first team announced Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/James Crisp, File)

Kentucky's Quickley enters NBA draft after breakout season

Apr. 13, 2020 10:18 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky guard Immanuel Quickley will enter the NBA draft and sign with an agent, leaving school after a breakout season in which he was an honorable mention All-America selection by The Associated Press. Southeastern Conference coaches voted the 6-foot-3 sophomore Player of the Year...

Kentucky's Tyrese Maxey, left, drives near Auburn's Danjel Purifoy, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

Kentucky's Maxey becomes second Wildcat to enter NBA draft

Apr. 6, 2020 11:20 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky guard Tyrese Maxey will enter the NBA draft, becoming the second Wildcats starter in as many days to turn pro and forego his remaining collegiate eligibility. Maxey scored 26 points against then-No. 1 Michigan State in his collegiate debut and finished the season tied for...