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Liggins Drafted 53rd by Magic

Posted: 06/24/2011 - University of Kentucky Wildcat Deandre Liggins was selected with the 53rd pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.

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Harrellson headed to New York

Updated: 06/23/2011 - NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Hornets have drafted Kentucky forward Josh Harrellson with the 45th overall pick and agreed to trade him to the New York Knicks for cash.

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Knight goes No. 8 to Detroit

Posted: 06/23/2011 - AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - The Detroit Pistons have chosen Kentucky guard Brandon Knight with the eighth pick in the NBA draft.

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Kanter selected with 3rd pick

Updated: 06/23/2011 - Enes Kanter, the Turkish big man who was ruled ineligible while at Kentucky, was selected with with third overall pick in this year's NBA Draft.

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Cavaliers take Irving with No. 1 pick in NBA Draft

Updated: 06/23/2011 - NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The Cleveland Cavaliers have selected Kyrie Irving with the No. 1 pick, making the Duke point guard their first of two choices in the top four of the NBA draft.

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EKU announces 2011 Hall of Fame class

Updated: 06/23/2011 - The Eastern Kentucky University Athletics Hall of Fame 2011 induction class features nine distinguished individuals. The class will be enshrined in the historic Keen Johnson Building on Friday, November 11.

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Horn confident about Carolina's direction

Posted: 06/23/2011 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina coach Darrin Horn is confident he's on the right path, no matter what it might look like to some worried Gamecock fans.

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Snow leaves football Wildcats for Louisville

Updated: 06/23/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Clifford Snow is the new director of football operations at the University of Louisville, the same post he held for one season at the Cardinals' archrival University of Kentucky.

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Kings exercise option on Cousins

Updated: 06/23/2011 - SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have exercised the rookie contract options on guard Tyreke Evans, forward Omri Casspi and center DeMarcus Cousins for the 2012-13 season.

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Calipari talks draft at summer camp

Updated: 06/20/2011 - UK coach John Calipari says he will be on hand Thursday night when Enes Kanter and Brandon Knight hear their names called in the NBA Draft.

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Former Wildcat Epps arrested for DUI

Posted: 06/18/2011 - LEBANON, Ky. (AP) - Police say a former basketball player who played for Kentucky's 1996 national championship team has been arrested for reckless driving and driving under the influence.

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Central Hardin wins first baseball title

Updated: 06/18/2011 - After one of the most thrilling come-from-behind finishes in state tournament history on Friday, Mercer Co.’s season came to a crashing end on Saturday, falling 21-2 to Central Hardin in the state baseball championship game.

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Former Wildcat Johnson named to U.S. team

Posted: 06/17/2011 - OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Kentucky assistant coach and former All-American Molly Johnson has been selected to the 2011 United States National team it was announced Friday. This marks the third consecutive summer season Johnson will don the Red, White and Blue.

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Fravel new CEO of Breeders' Cup

Posted: 06/17/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The Breeders' Cup has hired the president of Del Mar to be its president and CEO.

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Kanter will work out for Cavaliers again

Posted: 06/16/2011 - The 6-foot-11 Kanter worked out for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday. The Wolves own the second pick in the June 23 draft, while the Cavaliers have the first and fourth picks.

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UK goes with NCAA decision, Calipari short of 500 wins

Updated: 06/16/2011 - The University of Kentucky released a statement saying they will accept the ruling that Coach Calipari doesn't have 500 career wins because of the 42 games the NCAA vacated from his time at UMass and Memphis.

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Rhodes returning to Kentucky

Updated: 06/15/2011 - Former Wildcat Rodrick Rhodes has agreed in principle to become the next basketball coach at Cordia High School near Hazard. The announcement could come as soon as Thursday.

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Clippers exercise option on ex-Wildcat Bledsoe

Posted: 06/15/2011 - The Los Angeles Clippers today exercised the club’s fourth-year contract option on forward Blake Griffin and the third-year contract options on forward Al-Farouq Aminu and guard Eric Bledsoe. Griffin, originally selected by the Clippers as the first overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, begins his third NBA season and is now signed through the 2012-13 campaign. Aminu and Bledsoe, the eighth and 18th overall selections in the 2010 NBA Draft, are now also signed through the 2012-13 NBA season. Under the NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, the Clippers had the right to exercise these contract options.

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Calipari's father/son camp sold out

Posted: 06/14/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Both the Father/Son camp and the Bowling Green satellite camp have sold out the UK men’s basketball program announced.

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UK's Johnson signs free-agent deal with Astros

Posted: 06/14/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky baseball senior infielder/outfielder Neiko Johnson has signed a free-agent contract with the Houston Astros, it was announced on Monday.

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Hall of Fame tip-off schedule is set for Kentucky

Updated: 06/13/2011 - The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame today announced game times for the 2011 Basketball Hall of Fame’s Tip-Off Tournament, an annual NCAA men’s basketball exempt tournament supported by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

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