Antonio Reeves (and Jack Gohlke) will participate in Final Four 3-Point Contest

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One Kentucky Wildcat will be in Phoenix for the Final Four. Kentucky senior Antonio Reeves will participate in the Hanes Men’s 3-Point Championship on Thursday, April 4 at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix. He is the fifth Kentucky player to participate in the three-point contest since it started in 1989, joining Gerald Fitch (2004), Scott Padgett (1999), Travis Ford (1994), and Davion Mintz (2022).

The three-point contest is just one part of the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships, which will be televised live on ESPN at 9 p.m. ET. The night will also feature the King’s Hawaiian Slam Dunk Championship, the Hanes Women’s 3-Point Shooting Championship, and the Dave’s Hot Chicken Hot Shot Challenge. The winners of the Hanes Men’s and Women’s 3-Point Championships will then compete in the Skechers Battle of the Champions.

Reeves finished his two-year career at Kentucky as the leading scorer of the John Calipari era, with 20.2 points per game. During his time at Illinois State and Kentucky, Reeves played in 156 career games, scoring 2,350 points and sinking 306 three-pointers. This past season, he made 51.2% of his field goals, 44.7% of his threes, and 86.3% of his free throws, all career bests. He is the 57th All-American in Kentucky Basketball history, and just the second UK player under Calipari to have 20-plus 20-or-more point games in his career, joining Oscar Tshiebwe.

The final roster for the three-point contest hasn’t been released yet, but some participants have been announced. The most notable? Jack Gohlke. The Oakland sharpshooter who went 10-20 from the outside vs. the Cats will also take the floor in Phoenix, giving Reeves a chance for some revenge. Even if it’s just for the Hanes 3-Point Contest title, I’ll take it.

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Gohlke still taunting Kentucky

If Reeves needs any further motivation to take down Gohlke, we got it last week. During an appearance on “Mostly Sports” with Mark Titus and Brandon Walker, Gohlke said he wanted to talk trash to John Calipari during Oakland’s upset, but couldn’t bring himself to do it because Calipari looked so defeated early on.

“I usually talk a little [bad word] to the opposing coach,” Gohlke admitted. “And I was about to say something to Cal, but he just had this, like, already-defeated look on his face. And I was just like, I can’t even say anything to him. We’re 10 minutes into the game and they’re already scrambling, so I was just like, oh, we already got them.”

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“I usually talk a little shit to the opposing coach” Jack Gohlke Didn’t have the heart to say anything to John Calipari because he already had a defeated look on his face 😭

♬ original sound – Mostly Sports Show

Take him down, Reeves.

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