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UK Hoops Holds Off Hampton, Face UNC In 2nd Round

Posted: 03/19/2011 - Brittany Henderson scored four of her six points in overtime and No. 17 Kentucky survived a scare from Hampton, beating the Lady Pirates 66-62 Saturday in the NCAA tournament.

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Morehead State Falls In 3rd Round Of NCAA Tourney

Posted: 03/19/2011 - Justin Harper scored 19 points and Kevin Anderson added 14, helping 12th-seeded Richmond advance to the round of 16 for the first time since 1988 with a 65-48 win over No. 13 Morehead State on Saturday in the NCAA tournament.

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Pikeville wins again, headed to Fab Four

Posted: 03/19/2011 - Kansas City, Mo. – Unseeded Pikeville College (Ky.) became the first school to reach the Fab Four of the 2011 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship with an 86-77 upset victory over top-seeded Robert Morris University (Ill.) on Saturday in quarterfinal action at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo.

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UK Sweet 16 bound

Posted: 03/19/2011 - TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - It didn't take Brandon Knight long to build an impressive resume in the NCAA tournament. A game-winning shot in the closing seconds of his debut. A career-best 30 points in his next game, helping Kentucky back into the round of 16. Two days after his only

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UK Looks To Take Down West Virginia

Updated: 03/19/2011 - The coaches will put their friendship aside Saturday when fourth-seeded Kentucky (26-8) and fifth-seeded West Virginia (21-11) square off in the third round of the East regional. The teams also met in last year's regional final, with the Mountaineers winning 73-66 to advance to the Final Four.

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UK Batcats Open SEC Play With Win Over Vols

Posted: 03/19/2011 - With the game locked at 3-3, Kentucky junior two-way star Braden Kapteyn belted a two-run homer into the batting eye in centerfield and then took the mound in the eighth and ninth to record a six-out save and lift the Wildcats to a 5-3 series-opening win over Tennessee, in the Southeastern Conference opener on Friday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Rowan County Advances To Boys Semifinals

Posted: 03/19/2011 - D.J. Townsend had 17 points and Rowan County beat Wayne County 64-47 in a quarterfinal game of the Kentucky boys' Sweet 16 state basketball tournament Friday.

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Georgetown College Advances In NAIA Tourney

Posted: 03/18/2011 - The No. 7 Tigers (31-4) last reached this round in 2008 when they went to the Fab Four before losing to Mountain State. GC needed a burst out of the locker room to put a resilient McKendree University (21-13) team away, 77-59.

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Vols Blasted By Michigan In NCAA, Last Game For Pearl?

Posted: 03/18/2011 - Zack Novak scored 14 points, including two 3-pointers in a decisive spurt to start the second half, and Michigan beat listless Tennessee 75-45 on Friday in the West region to end a season of distractions for the Volunteers.

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Pikeville Advances To NAIA Quarterfinals

Posted: 03/18/2011 - Pikeville College (Ky.) became the first team to reach the quarterfinal round of the 2011 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship with an 80-75 victory Friday against Azusa Pacific University (Calif.) at Municipal Auditorium.

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Wayne Co. knocks Perry Central out of Sweet 16

Posted: 03/17/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Gavin Dunagan had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and Wayne County beat Perry County Central 68-58 in the first round of the Kentucky boys' Sweet 16 tournament Thursday.

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Cats Survive, Advance To Face West Virginia

Updated: 03/17/2011 - Brandon Knight missed his first seven shots and even found himself on the bench in the final minute against Princeton. (Game Notes Inside)

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Morehead State Shocks Louisville In NCAA

Updated: 03/17/2011 - The Morehead State Eagles, a 13 seed, knocks off Rick Pitino's Louisville Cardinals in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, 62-61.

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Rowan Co. advances in Sweet 16

Updated: 03/17/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Jason Egan scored 14 points as Rowan County beat Daviess County 45-32 in the first round of the Kentucky boys' Sweet 16 tournament Thursday

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West Virginia advances

Posted: 03/17/2011 - TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Darryl Bryant scored 19 points and Kevin Jones added 17 to help fifth-seeded West Virginia overcome a slow start and wear down No. 12 seed Clemson, 84-76 in the second round of the East Regional on Thursday.

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Georgetown opens NAIA with win

Updated: 03/17/2011 - Kansas City, Mo. - No. 7 seed Georgetown College (Ky.) opened day two action at the 2011 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship with an 83-76 victory Thursday against Olivet Nazarene University (Ill.) at Municipal Auditorium.

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Cats will face Penn State in Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tourney

Posted: 03/17/2011 - March 16, 2011 – Springfield, MA – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame today announced the field of teams and game schedule for the 2011 Basketball Hall of Fame’s Tip-Off Tournament, an annual NCAA men’s basketball exempt tournament sponsored by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. The Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off will take place on Saturday November 19, and Sunday November 20 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Eight schools will compete in two four-team brackets over the weekend at one of the premier destinations in New England.

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Lexington Catholic advances in Sweet 16

Posted: 03/16/2011 - Scott Schuette had 24 points, including 21 points in the second half, and Lexington Catholic beat Dixie Heights, 69-60, in a first-round game of the Kentucky boys' Sweet 16 state basketball tournament Wednesday.

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UK ready for NCAA action

Updated: 03/17/2011 - UK Coach John Calipari and some Kentucky players held a news conference Wednesday afternoon in Tampa. They say they're ready to get the NCAA tournament underway Thursday afternoon against Princeton.

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Eastern outlasts Warren Central in Sweet 16 opener

Posted: 03/16/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Remy Abell hit two free throws with 7.9 seconds left and Louisville Eastern held on to beat Warren Central 54-51 in the first round of the Kentucky boys' Sweet 16 tournament Wednesday.

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Faried, Morehead prepare for Louisville

Posted: 03/16/2011 - DENVER (AP) - They know a little something about hoops history in the Bluegrass State, and Kenneth Faried has a small slice of his own.

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