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Batcats Fall To Western Kentucky, 6-3

Posted: 04/01/2010 - The 18th-ranked Western Kentucky Hilltoppers erased a 3-2 deficit with two-run innings in the sixth and seventh and held on for a 6-3 win over the No. 30 Kentucky baseball team, in front of a season-high 2,618 fans on a picture-perfect Wednesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Lentz Gives Up Playing Career

Posted: 03/31/2010 - University of Kentucky safety Matt Lentz has decided to give up his playing career because of concussions, Coach Joker Phillips announced Wednesday.

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Pitino's contract extended through 2017

Posted: 03/31/2010 - Louisville and coach Rick Pitino have agreed in principle to a four-year contract extension that will keep Pitino with the Cardinals through 2017.

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Cal, Wall receive Rupp Awards on Thursday

Posted: 03/31/2010 - LEXINGTON, KY – University of Kentucky head coach John Calipari and freshman John Wall will be awarded the Adolph Rupp Cup and Adolph Rupp Trophy, honoring the National Coach of the Year and National Player of the Year Thursday in Indianapolis.

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Three Cats named to Freshman All-America team

Posted: 03/31/2010 - LEXINGTON, KY – University of Kentucky freshmen Eric Bledsoe, DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall were all named to the CollegeInsider.com Freshman All-America team.

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UK Hoops falls in regional final 88-68

Updated: 03/31/2010 - Oklahoma withstood early adversity, composed itself and took control with balance, hustle and its trademark toughness. In a game that mirrored their season, the resilient Sooners pulled through. Now they're going back to the Final Four. Nyeshia Stevenson scored 31 points, one shy of her career high, and Oklahoma blew past fourth-seeded Kentucky 88-68 on Tuesday night to earn its second straight trip to the Final Four.

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Dunlap Named AP All-American

Updated: 03/30/2010 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Kentucky junior forward Victoria Dunlap was one of five players chosen to the All-America Third Team by The Associated Press the wire service announced Tuesday. Dunlap is the first player to earn AP All-America honors in program history.

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MSU's Faried Earns Honorable Mention All-American

Updated: 03/29/2010 - MOREHEAD, Ky.—Morehead State junior men’s basketball center Kenneth Faried has been named Associated Press All-American honorable mention it was announced Monday.

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UK Hoops One Win Away From Final Four

Updated: 03/29/2010 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A trip to the program’s first Final Four is on the line when the fourth-seeded Kentucky women’s basketball team takes on third-seeded Oklahoma Tuesday, March 30 at 9:07 EDT in the NCAA Tournament Regional Finals in the Sprint Center.

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Cousins, Wall 1st-Team All-Americans

Posted: 03/29/2010 - Having a couple of freshmen on The Associated Press' All-America team is nothing new. This year, however, they are from the same school.

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UK Hoops team enters Elite 8

Updated: 03/29/2010 - A'dia Mathies scored 21 points and a quicker, more athletic Kentucky roared past top-seeded Nebraska 76-67 on Sunday night and into the finals of the Kansas City Regional.

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Fun Off the Court Leads to Success for UK Hoops

Updated: 03/27/2010 - Going into Sunday's Sweet Sixteen game in Kansas City the UK Hoops team is the underdog, but that's not something that bothers this team one bit. Skill is one thing, but the UK Hoops team attributes a lot of their success to their friendship on and off the court.

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Mack's 16 helps Butler to Final Four

Posted: 03/27/2010 - SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - It's an easy five-mile drive from the Butler campus to the site of its next game, in downtown Indianapolis. Still, it's hard to think of many programs that have taken a longer, more unlikely road to the Final Four.

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Cal, Huggins friends off the court

Posted: 03/26/2010 - SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - John Calipari keeps the "for sale" signs angry Memphis fans once staked in his yard in his garage. He has them as reminders that, even when times are good, there were plenty of years when fans wanted him gone.

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Cats stop Cornell, earn trip to Elite Eight

Posted: 03/26/2010 - SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - John Wall and top-seeded Kentucky overcame an early deficit with a swarming defense, stopping Cornell's captivating NCAA tournament run with a 62-45 win Thursday night in the East Regional semifinals.

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Auburn hires UTEP's Barbee

Updated: 03/25/2010 - AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn will pay basketball coach Tony Barbee $1.5 million annually over the next six years. The university released a letter of agreement with Barbee on Thursday outlining the terms. The former UTEP coach will be formally introduced later in the day.

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UK's Dunlap a finalist for All-American team

Posted: 03/25/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Junior forward Victoria Dunlap has been selected as one of the top 40 finalists for the 2010 State Farm Coaches’ All-America Team as announced by The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), in cooperation with State Farm. The finalists, who are voted upon by WBCA-member coaches in each of the eight WBCA geographical regions, are now in the running for selection to the 10-member State Farm Coaches’ All-America Team.

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Former Cat Coury looking forward to seeing old teammates

Posted: 03/24/2010 - SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Mark Coury hopes to have the last laugh. A walk-on as a freshman at Kentucky, Coury played two seasons for the Wildcats before transferring to Cornell and now will face his former teammates on Thursday night in the semifinals of the East Regional.

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Underdog Cornell one of tourney Cinderellas

Posted: 03/24/2010 - SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Cornell has made itself the early tournament darlings of March. The Big Red win with seniors, goof off at news conferences, and have embraced every second of the sudden national spotlight.

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