Former UK men's basketball standouts P.J Washington, Tyler Herro and Keldon Johnson were selected during the 2019 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday night.
When John Calipari was named head coach of the Kentucky men’s basketball team on April 1, 2009, the excitement was immediately felt throughout Lexington. New t-shirts boasting the phrase ‘Envy our past – fear our future’ sold across the city like crazy. It was the beginning of a new era.
Every year, the CATSPY awards are held to honor UK Athletics’ stars, and they couldn’t have been much brighter this year. The winners and nominees of each award given out on Monday night are listed below:
UK freshman guard Tyler Herro has joined several of his teammates in finalizing his decision regarding the NBA process. Herro announced Friday morning via Twitter that he will declare for the NBA Draft and work with an agent, but is not ruling out a sophomore season at Kentucky.