Alex Poythress Is the Most Valuable Player in College BasketballThere is no player more important in college basketball this year than University of Kentucky freshman forward Alex Poythress. That's an odd statement considering Poythress is averaging the fourth-most minutes played on an unranked 4-3 team. Also ...
Poythress, Goodwin power No. 8 'CatsFellow freshman Alex Poythress scored 22 and grabbed nine rebounds, falling just short of his first career double-double. He and Goodwin led the way on a night that five Kentucky players scored in double figures.
Top 25 CapsulesKyle Wiltjer hit seven 3-pointers and scored 23 points, Alex Poythress added a career-high 22 and No. 3 Kentucky routed Lafayette 101-49 in its home opener Friday night.
UK Basketball: Alex Poythress says Wildcats have to get off to faster startLEXINGTON - Kentucky freshman Alex Poythress had no problem with the aggressive style Morehead State and Long Island-Brooklyn both used against UK¿last week.
UK Basketball: Poythress, Goodwin struggle at Notre DameSOUTH BEND, Ind. - In Kentucky's first give games, freshmen Alex Poythress and Archie Goodwin have been consistent double-figure scorers.
Goodwin scores 28 points, Poythress add 20 as No. 8 Kentucky holds off ...That's when Goodwin and Poythress took over, going to the line to put Kentucky ahead for good. The Eagles committed 32 fouls, while the Wildcats - 31 of 41 from the line - had 12.
Mid-week college hoops notes: Freshmen shineEven some of these highly touted freshmen -- Michigan State's Gary Harris and Kentucky's Alex Poythress especially -- looked comfortable in pressure situations.
UK Basketball: Alex Poythress knows coach John Calipari expects a lot out of himLEXINGTON - After three games freshman forward Alex Poythress is shooting 70 percent from the field and averaging a team-high 16.7 points per game along with 6.7 rebounds.
Alex Poythress Could Be Sleeper Candidate To Go No. 1Chad Ford has identified Alex Poythress as a potential sleeper pick to go first overall in the 2013 NBA Draft. The popular candidates to go first have been Shabazz Muhammad, Cody Zeller and Nerlens Noel.
Baylor ends Kentucky's 54-game home winning streakKentucky's Alex Poythress, middle is wrapped up between Baylor's Isaiah Austin (21) and Rico Gathers (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky.
Poythress Named SEC Freshman of the Week; Tickets AvailableFreshman Alex Poythress has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week after averaging 21.0 points and 6.5 rebounds in games against 9th-ranked Duke and to Lafayette.
Kentucky has freshman growth plan to defend titleThere's pressure on Nerlens Noel, Alex Poythress, Archie Goodwin and Willie Cauley-Stein right from the start. Noel, a 6-foot-10 top recruit, already has drawn comparisons to Davis for his shot-blocking skills and work around the basket.
Noel, Goodwin, Poythress On Naismith Watch ListArchie Goodwin, Nerlens Noel and Alex Poythress were all selected as candidates to watch for the post season honor. The 50-player watch list was compiled by the Atlanta Tipoff Club's Board of Selectors, which based its criteria on player performances ...
Top 5 NBA Prospects: Small Forward1) Alex Poythress: This freshmen has been taking a lot of the attention off Nerlens Noel, but that isn't a surprise. Poythress attacks the basket like a guard with his 6'7 frame, as well as steps back and hits jump shots.
Two Wildcats selected Preseason All-SECTwo Wildcats selected Preseason All-SEC. LEXINGTON, Ky. - In a vote by Southeastern Conference head coaches, Nerlens Noel and Alex Poythress were named to the preseason All-SEC teams as announced by the league office on Friday. Noel was voted ...
UK Basketball: Marcus Lee signs with KentuckyBeast mode: Calipari said after Tuesday's loss to Duke that forward Alex Poythress had one job - be a beast. "Everybody has a job and that is Alex's job," Calipari said.
UK Basketball: Julius Mays showing his leadership as well as scoring touch for ...If a guy doesn't come up with the ball - we all dove around and the ball went right near Alex (Poythress) and he didn't dive on the ball, the one where Julius tipped it from behind," Kentucky coach John Calipari said.
NBA Draft 2013: Latest Big Board and Top 30 Projections for Week of Dec. 44: Alex Poythress, SF, Kentucky (Down from No. 3). Hi-res-6781138_crop_exact Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports. This swingman needs to work on consistency, as he does some amazing things out on the court, but also some things that just make observers ...
California loses 62-14 to No. 15 Oregon StateAlex Poythress and Archie Goodwin each scored 22 points and the No. 8 Wildcats ran away from winless LIU-Brooklyn 104-75 on Friday night.
No. 23 Mississippi State falls to No. 9 LSU, 37-17Archie Goodwin scored a career-high 28 points, and Alex Poythress added 20 to help No. 8 Kentucky rally past stubborn Morehead State, 81-70 on Wednesday night.