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Meeks back in Lexington, working towards degree

Updated: 05/27/2011 - All-SEC. All-American. One of the great jump shooters in UK history. Soon, you can add “graduate” to Jodie Meeks’ resume. The former Wildcat guard is back in Lexington, back in class at UK, finishing up his degree.

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Woolard named director of UK basketball operations

Posted: 05/26/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Chris Woolard has been hired as associate athletics director of basketball operations as announced by University of Kentucky Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart on Thursday.

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Henry Clay's Stromberg wins Tommy Bell Award

Posted: 05/26/2011 - The winner of the 26th annual Tommy Bell Award for Lexington’s Outstanding High School Student Athlete presented by the Lexington Rotary Club is Kate Stromberg of Henry Clay High School.

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Cats host Cal in softball Super Regional

Posted: 05/26/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a dramatic seventh-inning comeback effort to upset the tournament’s No. 10 overall seed in Michigan, the 21st-ranked Kentucky softball team will appear in the school’s first Super Regional and play host to No. 7 seed California Saturday and Sunday. First pitch is slated for Noon ET on Saturday. The opening game of a possible doubleheader on Sunday is set for a 1 p.m. ET start.

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Ryan Harrow is transferring to Kentucky

Updated: 05/26/2011 - North Carolina State transfer Ryan Harrow tweeted tonight he is heading to Kentucky and will be eligible to play starting in 2012.

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Riley joins EKU staff

Updated: 05/25/2011 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University head men’s basketball coach Jeff Neubauer announced today that Richie Riley has joined the Colonel coaching staff for the upcoming 2011-12 season.

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Kentucky Athletics APR is strong

Updated: 05/24/2011 - University of Kentucky Athletics released their APR scores for every sport, scoring higher than the NCAA minimum score of 925.

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Arkansas to lose basketball scholarship

Updated: 05/24/2011 - FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas men's basketball team will lose one scholarship next season as punishment for having a low score in the NCAA's latest Academic Progress Report.

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UK's McCarthy earns 1st-team All-SEC honors

Updated: 05/24/2011 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Florida catcher Mike Zunino was selected 2011 SEC Baseball Player of the Year, Grayson Garvin of Vanderbilt was named SEC Pitcher of the Year and Vanderbilt outfielder Tony Kemp was named SEC Freshman of the Year by a vote of the league’s 12 head baseball coaches. The coaches also tabbed South Carolina skipper Ray Tanner SEC Coach of the Year. James McCann of Arkansas was named SEC Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

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Prohm named Murray St. coach

Updated: 05/23/2011 - Assistant coach Steve Prohm is the new men's head basketball coach at Murray State, taking over for his former boss, Billy Kennedy.

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Tennessee fires baseball coach

Updated: 05/23/2011 - Tennessee has fired baseball coach Todd Raleigh after he failed to lead the Volunteers to a single Southeastern Conference tournament or NCAA tournament in his four seasons.

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Ex-Colonel Brown wins Hooters event at Cherry Blossom

Posted: 05/23/2011 - Georgetown, Ky. - May 22, 2011 - If there were any skeptics after Brandon Brown’s rain-shortened win earlier in the season, the Eastern Kentucky alumnus silenced them this week.

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Southern Cal ends Wildcat tennis run

Posted: 05/21/2011 - STANFORD, Calif. -- After defeating Florida to advance to the quarterfinals for only the fourth time in school history, the No. 10 University of Kentucky men’s tennis team could not continue its impressive run through the NCAA Championships, falling to two-time defending national champions No. 2 Southern California 4-1 in the Elite Eight at Taube Tennis Center on Saturday.

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Ex-Wildcat takes lead at Hooters Cherry Blossom Classic

Updated: 05/21/2011 - Georgetown, Ky. -May 21, 2011 - Andy Winings, a former All-SEC team member at the University of Kentucky, shot a Saturday-low 64 in the third round of the NGA/Hooters Tour’s Cherry Blossom Classic to move one shot ahead of Scott Feaster and Casey Wittenberg in the $200,000 event.

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No Triple Crown: Shackleford takes Preakness

Posted: 05/21/2011 - BALTIMORE (AP) - Sweating profusely, bucking and kicking until six crewmen finally shoved him into the No. 5 slot, Shackleford looked like he wanted no part of the Preakness.

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Softball Wildcats upset Michigan, move on to NCAA Regional final

Posted: 05/21/2011 - ANN ARBOR Mich. - Using a 7-6 upset of the nation's No. 2 ranked squad and the NCAA Tournament's No. 10 overall seed in Michigan, the 21st-ranked Kentucky softball team advanced to the regional final behind another impressive offensive performance Saturday afternoon in Ann Arbor, Mich. Kentucky is now just one win away from advancing to its first NCAA Super Regional. UK will take the field at 1 p.m. ET Sunday, airing live on ESPN for the right to advance to the next round.

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Feaster grabs second-round lead at Cherry Blossom

Updated: 05/20/2011 - Georgetown, Ky. - May 20, 2011 - Scott Feaster backed up his first-round 67 with a Friday-best 62 to jump out to a three shot lead over Casey Wittenberg in the NGA/Hooters Tour’s Cherry Blossom Classic.

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Softball Wildcats advance in NCAA Tournament

Posted: 05/20/2011 - ANN ARBOR Mich. – The 21st-ranked Kentucky softball team benefited from a pair of two-run homers from junior Brittany Cervantes and senior Megan Yocke while riding the right-arm of junior ace Chanda Bell to an 8-0 NCAA opening victory over No. 20 Notre Dame, Friday in Ann Arbor, Mich. The victory came in a five-inning shortened game as UK set a new standard for victories in a season with 37.

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Archarcharch to stand at Spendthrift

Posted: 05/20/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Archarcharch, who had surgery after injuring his left front ankle in the Kentucky Derby, is headed off to a new career as a stallion.

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Louisville football to lose scholarships

Posted: 05/20/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The University of Louisville football team will lose three scholarships for the class of 2011 after failing to meet the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate standard.

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Batcats lose series opener to Florida

Posted: 05/19/2011 - Mike Zunino launched a pair of home runs, one to tie the game in the third and a second to erase a one-run Kentucky lead in the bottom of the sixth inning, lifting No. 4 Florida to a series-opening 9-6 win over the Wildcats, on a gorgeous Thursday night in front of 3,164 at McKethan Stadium.

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UK Tennis advances to Elite 8

Posted: 05/19/2011 - University of Kentucky men’s tennis freshman Tom Jomby used a come-from-behind effort at No. 6 singles to give No. 10 Kentucky a 4-2 win over No. 7 Florida in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Championships on Thursday at the Taube Tennis Center in Stanford, Calif.

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UK to play St. John's in Rupp

Updated: 05/19/2011 - Kentucky will play St. John's as part of the Big East-SEC Challenge next season according to the New York Post. The game will be played in Rupp Arena in early December.

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