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Rondo again on SI cover

Updated: 02/17/2011 - Former Wildcat Rajon Rondo is once again on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

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Louisville falls at Cincinnati

Posted: 02/16/2011 - Cashmere Wright scored 20 points, Sean Kilpatrick added 18 and Cincinnati bolstered its NCAA tournament resume with a 63-54 victory over No. 16 Louisville on Wednesday.

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Morehead State beats EKU in overtime

Posted: 02/16/2011 - Kenneth Faried had 23 points and 15 rebounds and Demonte Harper added 21 points and 11 boards as Morehead State outlasted Eastern Kentucky 76-68 in overtime Wednesday night to win its eighth straight.

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UK signees to play in Jordan Brand Classic

Updated: 02/15/2011 - UK men’s basketball 2011 signees Anthony Davis, Michael Gilchrist, Marquis Teague and Kyle Wiltjer were all selected to play in the 2011 Jordan Brand Classic.

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Calipari happy to be back home

Updated: 02/14/2011 - Kentucky coach John Calipari jokingly double-checked with a Southeastern Conference official on Monday when told the Wildcats get to spend the next week at Rupp Arena after spending most of the last month on the road. "Are you sure we're at home?" Calipari said with more than a hint of sarcasm. When assured by the official on the conference call that the 22nd-ranked Wildcats wouldn't have to board a plane for at least seven days, Calipari exhaled.

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Cousins Fined By Kings, Rejoins Team

Posted: 02/14/2011 - The Sacramento Kings today fined rookie forward/center DeMarcus Cousins for his involvement in a post-game incident with Donté Greene following Saturday’s (2/12/11) contest versus the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Cats fall to 22nd in latest polls

Updated: 02/14/2011 - After their loss at Vanderbilt the Kentucky Wildcats have dropped from No. 18 to No. 22 in the latest Associated Press college poll. Kentucky is also ranked No. 22 in this week's USA Today ESPN poll. Kansas is the new No.1 Ranked team in the country

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EKU rolls over Eastern Illinois, 67-47

Posted: 02/12/2011 - RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Justin Stommes scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 67-47 blowout victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday night.

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Cats drop another road game

Updated: 02/12/2011 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - John Jenkins scored a career-high 32 points, hitting six 3-pointers, to lift No. 23 Vanderbilt to an 81-77 victory over No. 18 Kentucky on Saturday.

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Outgoing UK President defends Barnhart decision, reflects on program

Updated: 02/11/2011 - UK President Dr. Lee Todd sat down with WKYT to talk about his controversial decision to extend Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart's contract. He also spoke about what he sees as the good and bad decisions made for the athletics department during his decade in office.

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Cats try to end road woes at Vandy

Posted: 02/11/2011 - There is no magic in the rafters at Rupp Arena, no secret elixir that makes Kentucky invincible at home. Yet the Wildcats are unbeatable there under coach John Calipari, including an 11-0 mark this year

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UK ranks second in SEC Academic Honor Roll

Posted: 02/11/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky ranked second on the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll for Fall Sports as 47 Wildcat student-athletes earned a place on the list.

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NCAA Tournament TV deal staggers start of games

Updated: 02/10/2011 - NEW YORK (AP) - The NCAA tournament's new television deal will allow for more staggered starts of games, so all those buzzer-beaters aren't happening at the same time.

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Mayfield apologizes to stepmother

Posted: 02/09/2011 - CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Jeremy Mayfield has apologized for blaming his father's death on his estranged stepmother.

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Calipari asks for more toughness, has team put on boxing gloves

Posted: 02/09/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari jotted down a simple message on the whiteboard in locker room before the 18th-ranked Wildcats faced rival Tennessee on Tuesday night. "I put on the board: Refuse to lose," Calipari said. "It's that time of the year. Refuse to lose. Figure out a way." And figure it out quickly.

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Barnhart, UK agree to contract extension

Posted: 02/09/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 9, 2011) – University of Kentucky President Lee T. Todd, Jr. Wednesday announced a contract extension for Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart, a move designed to reward “exemplary performance” and provide “continuity and continued focus for a program clearly moving in the right direction.”

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