– For the third straight week, a Kentucky men’s basketball freshman guard has been named the SEC Freshman of the Week. Tyler Herro hauled in this week’s honor after pouring in a career-high 24 points and winning Bluegrass Sports Commission MVP honors of the Kentucky-Louisville game on Saturday. Herro scored 24 points on 10-of-13 shooting while also connecting on a career-high four 3-pointers. He also had five boards, two steals, a block and an assist.
– The Wildcats return to action on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET in their conference opener as the CATS will travel to Alabama at 12 PM with the game airing live on ESPN and the UK radio network (WSIP).