Men's Basketball

13  Sam Malone
Sam  Malone


Scituate, Mass.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185




UK's Success Rate as Strong as Ever After 2015 Graduation

Four current Wildcats received their degrees at this weekend's commencement ceremonies


63 Student-Athletes Set to Graduate

Commencement Ceremonies Saturday at Rupp Arena


Wildcats Rank Fourth on SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll

65 UK student-athletes earn spots on honor roll


Kentucky-Florida Postgame Notes

Kentucky 67, Florida 50


Florida Travels to Kentucky to Cap Regular Season

Saturday, March 7 | 2:00 p.m. ET | Rupp Arena (23,000) | Lexington, Ky.


Sam Malone talks upcoming Maryland game

Kentucky sophomore guard Sam Malone talks upcoming Maryland game


UK meets President Obama

The Kentucky Wildcats visited President Barack Obama at the White House on Friday.


Highlights from UK's NCAA Tournament run

Sports Video compiled footage from Kentucky's six-game trek to the national title in this video.


Locker room talks vs. Kansas

Head coach John Calipari talks to the team before and after the championship win vs. Kansas.


Kentucky-Louisville Recap

A recap of the Kentucky win over Louisville in the national semifinal, featuring pre- and postgame talks from head coach John Calipari.


MBB vs. Notre Dame, NCAA Tournament, 032815

Men's basketball beat Notre Dame 68-66 on Saturday, March 28, 2015, to advance to the Final Four.


MBB vs. West Virginia, NCAA Tournament, 032615

The University of Kentucky men's basketball team beat West Virginia 78-39 in the Sweet 16 on Thursday, March 26, 2015


MBB vs. Cincinnati, NCAA Tournament, 032115

Men's basketball beat Cincinnati 64-51 in the third round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at the KFC Yum! Center.


MBB vs, Hampton, NCAA Second Round, 031915

Men's basketball beat Hampton 79-56 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the KFC Yum! Center


MBB vs. Florida, 030715

Men's basketball beat Florida 67-50 on Saturday, March 7, 2015, to finish the regular season undefeated at 31-0.

  • Four-time All-SEC Academic Team member
  • 2014 Final Four Elite 89 Academic award

2014-15 (SENIOR): Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the fourth consecutive season ... Played in a career-high eight games, including his first career start on Senior Day vs. Florida ... Logged minutes in two NCAA Tournament games, in dominating victories vs. Hampton and No. 20 West Virginia, his first career action in NCAA Tournament play ... Logged a season-high three minutes vs. Montana State ... Scored his only point of the season vs. Montana State and grabbed a career-high-tying two rebounds ... Recorded a rebound in the rout of No. 5 Kansas.

2013-14 (JUNIOR): Earned All-SEC Academic team honors for the third consecutive year ... Claimed the Elite 89 Award for the top GPA at the Final Four ... Saw his first action of the season in an SEC Tournament win over LSU ... Scored on a drive in one minute of action in the win over Transylvania.

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in three games in his sophomore season ... Hauled in a career-high two rebounds in a win over Eastern Michigan ... Grabbed a rebound in three minutes against Mississippi State ... Posted two minutes against Eastern Michigan, grabbing two rebounds ... Tallied first minute of the regular season against Portland ... Logged two minutes in exhibition against Northwood ... Saw three minutes of action against Transy, scoring a bucket only his only shot.

2011-12 (FRESHMAN): Suffered a torn ACL in the Chattanooga game and missed the remainder of the season after playing in six games prior to the injury ... Saw action for three minutes in a win over Chattanooga ... Registered an assist in UK's victory over St. John's ... Appeared in UK's win over Portland ... Scored on a fast-break lay-up and pulled down a pair of rebounds in a win over Radford ... Played in a career-high four minutes in a win over Penn State ... Poured in four points in UK's season-opening victory over Marist ... Saw action in both of UK's exhibition games ... Played seven minutes, scoring two points, pulling down one rebound and swatting one shot in the win over Morehouse.

HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 14.0 points, 9.0 assists and 4.0 steals as a senior at Scituate HS ... Named a 2011 League All-Star ... Helped lead The Tilton School (N.H.) to a 2009 National Prep title ... 2008 state finalist with Tilton High School.

PERSONAL: Son of Joe and Linda Malone ... Has two brothers, Joe Jr. and Charlie and a sister, Carolyn.

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