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UK climbs in latest polls

Updated: 03/07/2011 - Following Sunday's win over Tennessee the Knetucky Wildcats climbed five spots to fifteenth in this week's Associated Press college basketball poll. The cats are ranked sixteenth in the latest USA Today/ESPN Rankings.

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Knight SEC Freshman of the Week

Updated: 03/07/2011 - UK freshman Brandon Knight was named the SEC Freshman of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday.

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Morehead State punches NCAA ticket

Updated: 03/07/2011 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Demonte Harper had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Morehead State won the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship by beating Tennessee Tech 80-73 on Saturday night.

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UK women advance to SEC finals

Updated: 03/06/2011 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Victoria Dunlap scored 22 points and No. 16 Kentucky withstood a late rally to beat Vanderbilt 69-56 in the Southeastern Conference semifinals on Saturday night. The Wildcats (24-7) will make their third SEC championship appearance, meeting No. 4 Tennessee in a rematch of last year's final. The Lady Volunteers won that game 70-62 and took this year's regular-season meeting, 73-67.

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Madison Central pulls upset in boys 11th

Posted: 03/05/2011 - Brenton Covington nailed a three-pointer with 3.8 seconds remaining to give Madison Central a thrilling win over Tates Creek in the boys 11th Region tournament.

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UK Hoops holds off LSU 60-58

Updated: 03/04/2011 - A'dia Mathies scored on a three-point play with 38.8 seconds left, and No. 16 Kentucky edged LSU 60-58 on Friday in the Southeastern Conference tournament quarterfinals. The second-seeded Wildcats (23-7) will play Vanderbilt or Mississippi State on Saturday

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LSU Advances To Play UK Hoops

Posted: 03/03/2011 - The 16th-ranked Kentucky women's basketball team will face seventh-seeded LSU in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament Friday, March 4.

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Dunlap selected to SEC Community Service Team

Posted: 03/03/2011 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In a continuing effort to recognize the accomplishments of student-athletes beyond the field of competition, the SEC once again highlighted a Community Service Team for women's basketball for the 2010-11 season.

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EKU Season Ends At OVC Tourney

Posted: 03/02/2011 - A scoring drought by Eastern Kentucky University that lasted almost seven minutes, coupled with a 19-2 run by Southeast Missouri State doomed the Colonels in a 65-49 loss in the first round of the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference tournament on Wednesday night in Nashville.

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Knowles Shines, Louisville rolls on Senior Night

Posted: 03/02/2011 - Preston Knowles had 20 points and 10 rebounds in his final home game to lead No. 11 Louisville to an 87-60 victory over reeling Providence on Wednesday night.

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Former Wildcat, Bear Bryant assistant dies

Posted: 03/02/2011 - TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Former Alabama assistant football coach Larry "Dude" Hennessey has died. He was 81. The university said the longtime Bear Bryant assistant died Wednesday at his Tuscaloosa home.

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UK Holds Off Vanderbilt, 68-66

Posted: 03/01/2011 - Brandon Knight scored 17 points and No. 20 Kentucky finally found a way to win a close game, edging No. 21 Vanderbilt 68-66 on Tuesday night.

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Webb feeling good after Tuesday bullpen session

Updated: 03/01/2011 - SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Brandon Webb threw more pitches this time and was still feeling good. Webb threw 46 pitches Tuesday in another bullpen session for the Texas Rangers, the second time in three days the former NL Cy Young Award winner threw off the mound.

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Azubuike released by Knicks

Posted: 03/01/2011 - NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks have waived forward Corey Brewer and claimed forward Derrick Brown off waivers. The Knicks, who cut guard Kelenna Azubuike on Monday, have been tinkering with their roster as they try to find some size for the stretch run.

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Faried Repeats as OVC Player of the Year

Posted: 03/01/2011 - Morehead State senior center Kenneth Faried swept the Ohio Valley Conference’s player of the year awards and classmate Demonte Harper earned First Team-All-Conference the OVC the league announced Tuesday afternoon.

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UK Hoops racks up on post season SEC honors

Posted: 03/01/2011 - A trio of Kentucky women’s basketball players have been awarded Southeastern Conference postseason honors after another banner season, the conference office announced Tuesday.

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Indians unaware of Kearns' DUI arrest

Posted: 03/01/2011 - GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Cleveland Indians outfielder Austin Kearns was arrested in Kentucky last month on suspicion of drunk driving just days before he reported to training camp.

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Josh Harrellson's Journey

Posted: 02/28/2011 - Harrellson, who will play his final home game on Tuesday when Kentucky hosts Vanderbilt, has endured one of the most bumpy periods in the program's history.

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Jones Up For National Player Of The Year

Posted: 02/28/2011 - UK freshman Terrence Jones was named among 10 finalists for the Oscar Robertson National Player of the Year Award as announced by the United States Basketball Writers Association

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