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Reunion planned for US Olympic team

Posted: 02/23/2012 - GEORGETOWN, Ky.—Today, members of a planning committee gathered in Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium on the campus of Georgetown College to announce the reunion of the players of the 1972 Men’s National Basketball Team during a celebratory weekend this August.

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UK women face South Carolina on Senior Night

Posted: 02/22/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 13/10 Kentucky women’s basketball team looks to send out its three seniors (Crystal Riley, Amber Smith and Keyla Snowden) on a winning note when the Wildcats play host to South Carolina on Thursday in their home finale. Game time in Memorial Coliseum is 7 p.m. ET.

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KHSAA adds fishing as varsity sport

Posted: 02/22/2012 - Kentucky’s lakes, rivers and streams have always been a haven for anglers and record-breaking catches. Starting with the 2012-13 school year, young anglers will have a chance to win something more – a high school state championship.

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No. 1 Kentucky survives Mississippi St, 73-64

Updated: 02/21/2012 - Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 18 points, Anthony Davis added 13 points and 11 rebounds and No. 1 Kentucky rallied to beat Mississippi State 73-64 Tuesday night.

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UK heads for Mississippi St. Tuesday

Updated: 02/21/2012 - John Calipari takes his number one ranked Wildcats to Mississippi State Tuesday night riding an 18 game winning streak. Tipoff is at 9pm with the game televised by ESPN.

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UK Hoops ends losing skid vs. Vandy

Updated: 02/20/2012 - Back home after losing three straight on the road and falling out of the Top 10, No. 13 Kentucky recovered with a 70-61 victory over Vanderbilt on Monday night. Samarie Walker scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for the Wildcats (22-5, 11-3 Southeastern Conference), now tied with Tennessee for the conference lead.

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UK Women return to Memorial Monday vs. Vanderbilt

Updated: 02/19/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - No. 7/8 Kentucky women's basketball returns to the friendly confines of Memorial Coliseum for its Play 4Kay game vs. No. 24 Vanderbilt on Monday night. Game time is 9 p.m. ET as it will be televised live on ESPN2 with Pam Ward and Rebecca Lobo calling the action.

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Cats find groove, extend home court streak to 50

Updated: 02/18/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Terrence Jones had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 1 Kentucky to a 77-62 victory over Mississippi on Saturday, the Wildcats' 50th consecutive win at home.

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UK hosts Ole Miss Saturday at 4pm

Updated: 02/17/2012 - The Kentucky Wildcats will be a heavy favorite to make it 18 in a row Saturday afternoon as they return to Rupp Arena against the Ole Miss Rebels. You can see the game on WKYT beginning at 4pm.

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UK Hoops falls at Alabama 77-75

Updated: 02/16/2012 - Jasmine Robinson scored 17 points and Alabama held off a big rally for a 77-75 victory over No. 7 Kentucky on Thursday night, the Crimson Tide's first win against a ranked team in more than nine years.

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Hall of Famer Carter dies

Posted: 02/16/2012 - NEW YORK (AP) - Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, whose single for the New York Mets in the 1986 World Series touched off one of the most improbable rallies in baseball, died Thursday. He was 57.

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Ex-Wildcat Johnson, Bills exchange contract offers

Posted: 02/16/2012 - ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - A person familiar with discussions has told The Associated Press that the Buffalo Bills and potential free-agent receiver Stevie Johnson have exchanged contract offers and plan to meet again at the NFL combine in Indianapolis next week.

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UK baseball Wildcats open season tomorrow

Posted: 02/16/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Kentucky baseball team will open its 2012 season with three games in Spartanburg, S.C., with the season lidlifter at Wofford set for Friday at 4 p.m. ET at Russell C. King Field. UK will face Eastern Michigan on Saturday at 12 p.m. ET before finishing the opening weekend with a game at USC Upstate on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET.

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OVC will split into divisions for basketball

Posted: 02/16/2012 - BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (AP) - The Ohio Valley Conference will split into divisions for men's and women's basketball for the 2012-13 season. The OVC announced the decision Thursday. The conference has not determined how it will determine tournament seeding and bracketing but says the league's athletic directors will make a decision on the matter soon.

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Tee Martin headed to Southern Cal

Updated: 02/16/2012 - University of Kentucky wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator Tee Martin is leaving to coach the receivers at Southern California.

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Calipari comments on open practice

Updated: 02/16/2012 - UK coach John Calipari put his team through an open practice and scrimmage Thursday afternoon. Just before the workout started Calipari talked about how the practice provides a way for his players to keep an edge during a week without a game.

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UK opens practice to students, faculty and national TV audience

Updated: 02/15/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky opened its practice on Wednesday, allowing students, faculty, staff and a national television audience in on the top-ranked Wildcats' preparation as they seek to become the first team since 2003 to finish the Southeastern Conference undefeated.

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NCAA changing tournament selection process

Posted: 02/15/2012 - The NCAA has, for the first time, posted credentials for every Division I team to add transparency to the process of selecting the 68 teams for the NCAA tournament.

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Davis, Kidd-Gilchrist named finalists for Tisdale Award

Posted: 02/15/2012 - LEXINGTON, KY – UK freshmen Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist were named among five finalists for the 2012 Wayman Tisdale Award given to the nation’s top freshman as voted on by the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA).

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