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The announcement comes one day after freshman guard Doron Lamb said he would return next fall. Lamb pointed to the Final Four loss and another talented freshman class next season as the main reasons for his decision.

Lamb’s return guarantees at least one high-profile freshman will be back, one more than a year ago when Kentucky lost John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, Eric Bledsoe and Daniel Orton to the pros after just one season on campus.

Hall of Fame coach Bobby Knight criticized Kentucky for promoting the “one-and-done” culture over the weekend but backed off his statements Tuesday.

Knight said in a brief statement released by ESPN: “My overall point is that ‘one-and-dones’ are not healthy for college basketball. I should not have made it personal to Kentucky and its players and I apologize.”