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Jones, Knight named freshmen All-Americans

Posted: 03/15/2011 - ST. LOUIS (USBWA) - The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger as the winner of the 2011 Wayman Tisdale Award as the men's National Freshman of the Year. Sullinger will be honored at a gala banquet on Mon., April 11 at the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City. Sullinger will also be recognized at the USBWA Awards Breakfast on Fri., April 1 in Houston in conjunction with the NCAA Men's Final Four.

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Dunlap repeats as AP SEC Player of the Year

Posted: 03/15/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The awards keep piling up for Kentucky’s Victoria Dunlap as The Associated Press selected the standout senior as its Southeastern Conference Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. The 6-foot-2 forward also was a unanimous choice for the All-SEC first team.

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Ohio State a heavy NCAA favorite

Updated: 03/15/2011 - Every year when the NCAA tournament bracket comes out, there's a team, maybe a couple that stand out as the ones to beat. Last year, to a certain extent, it was Duke. Kansas, with those five future pros, was the bracket behemoth in 2008 and Florida was the no-brainer the year before.

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Pitino concerned with Faried, not NCAA seed

Updated: 03/15/2011 - Louisville coach Rick Pitino has plenty going on right now, mainly Morehead State and relentless rebounder Kenneth Faried. The last thing Pitino wants to worry about is why the Cardinals received the No. 4 seed in the Southwest region in the NCAA tournament.

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UK Hoops going West, Draw 4th Seed

Updated: 03/15/2011 - Kentucky has drawn a No. 4 seed in the Spokane Region of the NCAA tournament a week after advancing to the Southeastern Conference tournament final. (Ticket Information Inside)

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Former UK Coaches Could Be On The Move

Updated: 03/14/2011 - The Star-Telegram in Fort Worth, Texas is reporting Tubby Smith and Billy Gillispie are talking with a number of schools about heading coaching jobs.

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Batcats Ready For Tuesday Tilt

Posted: 03/14/2011 - Winners of five of its last six games, the Kentucky baseball team looks to continue its momentum, hosting Murray State in the final non-conference tune-up before Southeastern Conference play begins, with first pitch on Tuesday set for 4 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Yocke Named SEC Player Of The Week

Posted: 03/14/2011 - Senior Megan Yocke has been honored as the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week after she batted .556 in leading the Wildcats to a pair of upsets of top-10 ranked Tennessee to begin league play. Yocke’s honor is the first of her career and the second SEC Player of the Week award this season for the Blue and White.

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Dunlap Finalist For Wooden Award

Posted: 03/14/2011 - Kentucky’s Victoria Dunlap is one of 20 women’s basketball players named to the final ballot for the prestigious John R. Wooden Award which is given to the nation’s best women’s basketball player by The Los Angeles Athletic Club.

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Cats climb to #11 in both major polls

Updated: 03/14/2011 - The Kentucky Wildcats, after winning the Southeastern Conference Tournament have moved up to Number 11 in both major polls. Last week the Cats were ranked 15th in the AP Poll and 16th in the USA Today-ESPN poll.

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UK signee named Gatorade Player of the Year

Updated: 03/14/2011 - University of Kentucky women's basketball signee Bria Goss of Ben Davis High School was named by The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, the 2011 Gatorade Indiana Girls Basketball Player of the Year.

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Cats NCAA Game Times Set

Posted: 03/13/2011 - The 15th-ranked University of Kentucky men’s basketball team will kick off its 51st NCAA Tournament vs. Princeton on Thursday, March 17 at approximately 2:45 p.m. ET at the St. Pete Times Forum the NCAA has announced.

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Princeton back in NCAA Tournament after 6-year absence

Posted: 03/13/2011 - PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) - Princeton is back in the NCAA tournament after a six-year absence and, as usual, one of college basketball's giants stands in its way - a situation followers of the Tigers are familiar with.

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Morehead State will face Louisville in Southwest Region

Updated: 03/13/2011 - Morehead State men’s basketball will be a No. 13 seed and will face fourth-seeded Louisville in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The game, as part of the Southwest Region, will be played in Denver, Colo. in the Pepsi Center on Thursday, March 17.

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Kentucky Earns 4th Seed In East Region

Updated: 03/14/2011 - The Kentucky Wildcats earned a 4 seed in the East Region for the upcoming NCAA Tournament. They will take on Princeton in Tampa on Thursday. (Ticket & Hotel Info Inside)

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John Pelphrey Fired as Arkansas Coach

Updated: 03/13/2011 - FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- John Pelphrey has been dismissed as the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Arkansas, according to an announcement Sunday by Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long, according to a news release.

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UK wins NCAA rifle title

Posted: 03/12/2011 - COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Behind gritty performances from veterans Heather Greathouse and Ethan Settlemires, the Kentucky rifle team won the overall national title at the 2010-11 NCAA Championships, hosted by Columbus State. After UK won the smallbore NCAA Title on Friday in the first day of competition, the Wildcats held off WVU's charge in air rifle on Saturday to secure the first national championship in program history, finishing with a 4700 team total score.

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UK rifle wins smallbore NCAA Title

Posted: 03/12/2011 - COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Led by an individual national championship performance from Ethan Settlemires, the Kentucky rifle team claimed the NCAA Title in smallbore with a 2336 total team score and own a seven-point lead heading to the final day of competition, after day one of the 2010-11 NCAA Championships, hosted by Columbus State at the United States Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Ga., on Friday.

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