2021-2022 Kentucky Wildcats

2021-2022 Kentucky Wildcats Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
11 Dontaie Allen So SG 6-6 205 Nov 5, 2000 Falmouth (KY) United States Pendleton County High School
12 Keion Brooks, Jr. Jr SF 6-7 207 Aug 7, 2000 Fort Wayne (IN) United States La Lumiere School
14 Brennan Canada Jr SF 6-6 198 Jul 15, 2000 Mt. Sterling (KY) United States George Rogers Clark High School
4 Daimion Collins Fr F 6-9 190 Oct 28, 2002 Atlanta (TX) United States Atlanta High School
1 C.J. Fredrick Jr SG 6-3 195 Jul 10, 1999 Alexandria (KY) United States Covington Catholic High School
31 Kellan Grady Sr PG 6-5 205 Sep 11, 1997 West Roxbury (MA) United States Northfield Mount Hermon School
23 Bryce Hopkins Fr F 6-6 225 Sep 7, 2001 Chicago (IL) United States Fenwick High School
10 Davion Mintz Sr PG 6-3 195 Jun 30, 1998 Huntersville (NC) United States North Mecklenburg High School
20 Zan Payne Jr GF 6-4 215 Mar 23, 2000 Cherry Hill (NJ) United States Lexington Catholic High School
- Shaedon Sharpe RS-Fr F 6-5 195 May 30, 2003 London Canada Dream City Christian School
0 Jacob Toppin Jr SF 6-9 195 - Ossining (NY) United States Woodstock Academy
34 Oscar Tshiebwe So C 6-9 254 Nov 27, 1999 Lubumbashi Democratic Republic of the Congo Kennedy Catholic High School
55 Lance Ware So F 6-9 223 - Burlington (NJ) United States Camden High School
3 TyTy Washington, Jr. Fr PG 6-3 190 Nov 15, 2001 Tempe (AZ) United States AZ Compass Prep
25 Kareem Watkins So G 5-8 145 - Camden (NJ) United States Kingsway Regional High School
2 Sahvir Wheeler Jr PG 5-9 180 Jan 17, 2001 Houston (TX) United States Houston Christian High School

Recent Kentucky Wildcats History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2021-2022 26-8 (14-4) 2nd (SEC) 4th Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2020-2021 9-16 (8-9) 8th (SEC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2019-2020 25-6 (15-3) 1st (SEC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2018-2019 30-7 (15-3) 2nd (SEC) 4th Rnd NCAA 4th Rnd
2017-2018 26-11 (10-8) 4th (SEC) Champion NCAA 3rd Rnd
2016-2017 32-6 (16-2) 1st (SEC) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2015-2016 27-9 (13-5) 1st (SEC) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2014-2015 38-1 1st (SEC) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2013-2014 29-11 (12-6) 2nd (SEC) Runner Up NCAA Runner Up
2012-2013 21-12 (12-6) 2nd (SEC) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2011-2012 38-2 1st (SEC) Runner Up NCAA Champion
2010-2011 29-9 (10-6) 3rd (SEC) Champion NCAA 5th Rnd
2009-2010 35-3 (14-2) 1st (SEC) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2008-2009 22-14 (8-8) 7th (SEC) 2nd Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2007-2008 18-13 (12-4) 2nd (SEC) 2nd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2006-2007 22-12 (9-7) 4th (SEC) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2005-2006 22-13 (9-7) 6th (SEC) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2004-2005 28-6 (14-2) 1st (SEC) Runner Up NCAA 4th Rnd
2003-2004 27-5 (13-3) 2nd (SEC) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2002-2003 31-5 1st (SEC) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd

2021-2022 Kentucky Wildcats Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Oscar Tshiebwe USBWA District IV Player of the Year
Oscar Tshiebwe The Wooden Award All American Team
Oscar Tshiebwe USBWA All-District Team (IV)
Oscar Tshiebwe John R. Wooden Award
Oscar Tshiebwe Naismith College Player of the Year
Oscar Tshiebwe Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Best C) Award
Oscar Tshiebwe Pete Newell Big Man Award
Oscar Tshiebwe Consensus All-American First Team
Oscar Tshiebwe NABC Player of the Year
Oscar Tshiebwe NABC All-American First Team
Oscar Tshiebwe NABC All-District (20) First Team
Oscar Tshiebwe AP Player of the Year
Oscar Tshiebwe AP All-American First Team
Oscar Tshiebwe Oscar Robertson Trophy (USBWA Player of the Year)
Oscar Tshiebwe USBWA All-American First Team
Oscar Tshiebwe USBWA Player of the Week (Dec 26, 2021)
Oscar Tshiebwe Sporting News Player of the Year
Oscar Tshiebwe Sporting News All-American First Team
Oscar Tshiebwe SEC Player of the Year (Coaches)
Oscar Tshiebwe SEC Player of the Year (AP)
Oscar Tshiebwe First Team All-SEC (Coaches)
TyTy Washington, Jr. Second Team All-SEC (Coaches)
Sahvir Wheeler Second Team All-SEC (Coaches)
Oscar Tshiebwe SEC All-Defensive Team
TyTy Washington, Jr. SEC All-Freshman Team
Keion Brooks, Jr. SEC Player of the Week (Jan 31, 2022)
Oscar Tshiebwe SEC Player of the Week (Feb 14, 2022)
Oscar Tshiebwe SEC Player of the Week (Dec 27, 2021)
Sahvir Wheeler SEC Player of the Week (Dec 20, 2021)
TyTy Washington, Jr. SEC Freshman of the Week (Nov 22, 2021)
TyTy Washington, Jr. SEC Freshman of the Week (Jan 10, 2022)
TyTy Washington, Jr. SEC Freshman of the Week (Jan 3, 2022)
TyTy Washington, Jr. SEC Freshman of the Week (Dec 27, 2021)
TyTy Washington, Jr. SEC Freshman of the Week (Jan 17, 2022)
Oscar Tshiebwe All-SEC First Team (AP)

2021-2022 Kentucky Wildcats Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Wheeler T. Washington, Jr. K. Grady K. Brooks, Jr. O. Tshiebwe
Rotation D. Mintz   J. Toppin    
Lim PT K. Watkins D. Allen B. Hopkins L. Ware  
Lim PT   C. Fredrick B. Canada D. Collins  
Lim PT   Z. Payne      

2021-2022 Kentucky Wildcats Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Oscar Tshiebwe 34 31.9 17.4 15.2 1.1 1.8 1.6 1.9
TyTy Washington, Jr. 31 29.1 12.5 3.5 3.9 1.3 0.2 1.6
Kellan Grady 34 32.9 11.4 2.1 1.3 0.8 0.1 0.8
Keion Brooks, Jr. 33 24.4 10.8 4.4 1.0 0.7 0.6 1.3
Sahvir Wheeler 30 31.1 10.1 2.6 6.9 1.1 0.1 3.0
Davion Mintz 31 24.7 8.5 2.2 1.8 0.6 0.1 1.0
Jacob Toppin 29 17.7 6.2 3.2 1.1 0.3 0.6 0.6
Daimion Collins 27 7.2 2.9 2.0 0.1 0.2 0.7 0.6
Dontaie Allen 19 6.6 2.2 1.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2
Bryce Hopkins 28 6.5 2.1 1.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.5
Lance Ware 28 6.2 1.5 1.9 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.5
Zan Payne 9 1.4 0.9 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
Brennan Canada 9 1.4 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
Kareem Watkins 9 1.4 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.3
C.J. Fredrick 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2021-2022 Kentucky Wildcats Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
John Calipari Head Coach 2009-2010 Head Coach (Memphis, 2000 to 2009)
Jai Lucas Assistant Coach 2021-2022 Assistant Coach (Texas, 2016 to 2021)
Ronald Coleman Assistant Coach 2021-2022 Assistant Coach (Illinois, 2017 to 2021)
Orlando Antigua Associate Coach 2021-2022 Assistant Coach (Illinois, 2017 to 2021)
Bruiser Flint Assistant to the Head Coach 2021-2022 Assistant Coach (Indiana, 2017 to 2020)
Tim Asher Video Coordinator 2021-2022 Video Coordinator (Kentucky, 2000 to 2019)
Mitch Barnhart Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Mark Evans Equipment Manager 2015-2016 N/A
Will Barton Director of Basketball Administration 2021-2022 Director of Basketball Operations (Kentucky, 2018 to 2021)
T.J. Beisner Director of Player Development 2021-2022 N/A
Geoff Staton Head Athletic Trainer 2021-2022 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Phoenix Suns, 2018 to 2019)
Robert Harris Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach (Kentucky, 2014 to 2017)
Brad Merchant Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 2021-2022 N/A
Jim Madaleno Director of Sports Medicine 2014-2015 N/A
Rob Hosey Team Physician 2016-2017 N/A