Oscar Tshiebwe

Oscar Tshiebwe training to become a more “fluid” athlete

Last season, Oscar Tshiebwe dominated college basketball and rewrote the record books as he went on to become the first unanimous National Player of the Year in Kentucky basketball history. Despite a dominant season, Tshiebwe was not looked at as a first-round draft pick in the eyes of the NBA...
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WATCH: How Kentucky is making Oscar Tshiebwe an even bigger beast

How do you make Oscar Tshiebwe, national player of the year, even more of a beast? That’s the task Brady Welsh, Kentucky’s new strength and conditioning coach, faces this offseason. In a new video feature, Welsh describes his plan for Oscar, who already has a leg up on a lot of his teammates in the weight room.
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Oscar Tshiebwe hypes up freshmen class ahead of Bahamas trip

Last week, the Kentucky basketball team toured Kroger locations across the state. Coach John Calipari and several players, including Oscar Tshiebwe, met hoards of fans and raised money for tornado relief in western Kentucky during the event. Overall, a great way for the upcoming team to get out among the Big Blue Nation and engage with fans.

Oscar Tshiebwe discusses excitement, reaffirms his desire to change number

The Kentucky Wildcats big man Oscar Tshiebwe was wearing the most essential part of his uniform during a recent interview with KSR, his smile. The reigning John Wooden award winner had a grin from ear to ear as he discussed his off-season so far. Towards the end of the interview, Tshiebwe discussed his excitement heading into next season and also reaffirmed his desire to change number.

Oscar Tshiebwe: 'My game is not changing'

Reigning unanimous national player of the year Oscar Tshiebwe raised some eyebrows earlier this week when he said he plans on shooting some three-pointers this season and a highlight clip from a recent Kentucky practice showed him doing just that. "Yes, absolutely yes. I'm working on it," Tshiebwe said Tuesday....

Oscar Tshiebwe will be shooting threes this season

Last season, Oscar Tshiebwe put together an outstanding season, paving the way for him to be named college basketball’s National Player of the Year. This offseason, Tshiebwe decided that he would be returning to Kentucky for his senior year as he looks to bring home the program’s ninth national title.

Oscar Tshiebwe has high praise for Jacob Toppin

Last season, Oscar Tshiebwe dominated college basketball and became the first unanimous National Player of the Year in Kentucky basketball history. With his return, Tshiebwe has set his goals even higher and will look to improve on his historic 2022 season by bringing home a ninth national championship to Kentucky. To accomplish this, Tshiebwe will certainly need the help of his teammates, one of which is returnee Jacob Toppin.

Oscar Tshiebwe details how he will use extra year of experience to his advantage

Kentucky big man Oscar Tshiebwe will have a hard time improving off of his 2021-22 season. Of course, he swept the National Player of the Year honors and was the most prolific rebounder of the last two-and-a-half decades at the power conference level. But don’t tell the Big O that he has a ceiling. Going into his second year in Lexington, Tshiebwe still sees plenty of ways for him to improve.

Oscar Tshiebwe details Kentucky's mindset coming off of last season

Oscar Tshiebwe rewrote the rebounding record books at Kentucky, and was a historic board-grabber even by NCAA standards — one of the only power-five players in the last several decades to average as many rebounds per game as he did last season. As a result, he swept National Player of the Year awards and was obviously a consensus first-team All-American.

Kentucky senior Oscar Tshiebwe views return with one purpose, helping Wildcats to ninth national title

Oscar Tshiebwe wanted to change his number, but being turned down didn’t change his goals for the upcoming season. “We all got one goal, it’s for No. 9,” Tshiebwe said Thursday. “I came back for one reason and I hope God will fulfill our purpose. Before I leave here — I don’t just come in, pick up my trophy, and go home — No. 9 — that’s my purpose.”

Cason Wallace provides his first impressions of Oscar Tshiebwe since landing at Kentucky

Kentucky’s five-star freshman Cason Wallace was one of the most celebrated prospects in America coming out of high school. According to the On3 Consensus Rankings for the 2022 cycle, he was rated as the No. 7 overall player in the nation. One quick look at his highlight tape and it’s easy to see why he was so highly thought of. Since he’s the new guy on campus, Wallace has been getting used to his new teammates in Lexington, like big man Oscar Tshiebwe. The highly touted freshman recently spoke with reporters about his first impressions of Kentucky’s superstar center.