LSU football program penalized by SEC

Posted: 02/27/2015 - NCAA rules allow coaches more leeway to contact recruits who have submitted financial aid forms, but coaches are deemed retroactively in violation if such recruits decide to enroll at another school. LSU spokesman Michael Bonnette says the Tigers received a two-year ban on offering financial aid agreements to freshmen enrolling in the spring semester - called early enrollees. Also, coaches will have the number of days they can evaluate recruits cut by 10 percent in 2015. Bonnette says LSU informed the SEC of the violations, which were first reported Thursday by The Advocate of Baton Rouge.

EKU turns back Jacksonville State 63-57

Updated: 02/26/2015 - Corey Walden had 15 points, eight rebounds and four steals to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 63-57 victory over Jacksonville State on Thursday night.

UK women end losing skid at Arkansas 56-51

Updated: 02/26/2015 - Bria Goss scored 11 points and forced a key turnover late to help No. 13 Kentucky hold on to beat Arkansas 56-51 on Thursday night and snap its three-game losing skid.

UK win at Mississippi State could be NCAA preview

Updated: 02/26/2015 - Kentucky’s 74-56 win at Mississippi State did a lot more than bump the Wildcats’ record to a school-record 28-0. It gave us a look into the near future. If the Wildcats make the undefeated six-game run through the NCAA Tournament that the metrics experts are predicting and the Big Blue Nation is praying for, MSU showed us what at least couple of their games could look like.

Cauley-Stein a finalist for Oscar Robertson Trophy

Updated: 02/26/2015 - The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has named Kentucky junior forward Willie Cauley-Stein a finalist for the 2015 Oscar Robertson Trophy, to be presented to the association’s national player of the year.

Judge rules for Peterson, paving way for reinstatement

Updated: 02/26/2015 - U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday, less than three weeks after hearing oral arguments. Doty overruled NFL arbitrator Harold Henderson's previous denial of Peterson's appeal.

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