Posted: 3:31 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s basketball team advances to the round of eight in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament after defeating James Madison on Wednesday in the third round, 84-76, in Lexington, Ky. The Wildcats will now face Marquette (18-14, 8-8 Big East) Sunday, March 30 at 2 p.m. ET in Memorial Coliseum. The Golden Eagles are coming off wins over Creighton in overtime (75-69) and Illinois (72-64) to advance to the quarterfinals.
Updated: 9:01 AM LEXINGTON, Ky. – Senior guard Samantha Mahoney (Detroit) turned in the finest performance of her Kentucky career by scoring a personal-best 30 points, including five three-pointers, to direct the Wildcats to an 84-76 win over James Madison on Wednesday in Memorial Coliseum. The Wildcats now face Big East member Marquette in the quarterfinals of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament Sunday, March 30 at 2 p.m. EST in Memorial Coliseum.
Updated: 3:34 PM Jake Purnell and his family are anxious to make West Liberty their home. They love the people, school and the "small town" feel. But when you compare it to the place where Purnell grew up, West Liberty is actually quite large.
Posted: 3:00 PM BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 26 – Softball player Ashley Dimkich and baseball player Greg Dombrowski have been nominated by the University of Kentucky for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship.
Posted: 9:32 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Seven of nine position starters contributed a hit – including a 2-for-2 day from senior Ryan Wilkes – to lead the No. 8 Kentucky baseball team to a 5-2 win over the Xavier Musketeers, on a windy day at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
Updated: 1:27 PM BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Western Kentucky's run through the NCAA tournament has given the program a hard-earned public relations boost. The Hilltoppers have the disadvantage of playing in a state where loyalties are usually divided between national powers Kentucky and Louisville.
Posted: 4:41 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s basketball team will play host to James Madison University Wednesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. EST in the third round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament in Memorial Coliseum. The game will be broadcast live on the Big Blue Sports Radio Network with Neil Price. The Wildcats defeated Middle Tennessee Friday in exciting fashion, winning in overtime, 68-66. The Dukes also needed overtime to advance as they won on the road against Indiana Saturday night, 86-81.
Updated: 4:18 PM The Southeastern Conference will refund fans holding tickets that were purchased through an authorized agent to games moved during the 2008 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament in Atlanta, March 14-16.
Posted: 10:14 PM TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Western Kentucky blew another big lead, then responded with another clutch performance.
Behind Courtney Lee's dazzling array of shots early and his free throws down the stretch, the 12th-seeded Hilltoppers advanced to the round of 16 for the first time in 15 years with a 72-63 victory over No. 13 San Diego on Sunday.
Posted: 7:41 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s basketball team will play host to James Madison University Wednesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. EST in the third round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament in Memorial Coliseum. The game will be broadcast live on the Big Blue Sports Radio Network with Neil Price. The Wildcats defeated Middle Tennessee Friday in exciting fashion, winning in overtime, 68-66. The Dukes also needed overtime to advance as they won on the road against Indiana Saturday night, 86-81.
Posted: 7:36 PM AUBURN, Ala. – After watching a seven-run lead evaporate in the late innings, the No. 2 Kentucky baseball team got timely pitching and key defensive plays late in the game, holding on and secure a series-salvaging win, 9-8, over the Auburn Tigers, on a beautiful Sunday afternoon in front of 2,030 fans at Plainsman Park.
Updated: 12:18 PM KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Top-seeded Georgetown College (Ky.) advanced to its 11th NAIA Fab Four with an 88-84 victory against Robert Morris College (Ill.) Saturday at Municipal Auditorium in the quarterfinal round of the 2008 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship.
Updated: 12:19 PM KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Campbellsville University (Ky.) outscored Oklahoma Baptist University 6-2 in the final minute of play to record a 74-69 victory Saturday in the quarterfinal round of the 2008 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship at Municipal Auditorium.
Posted: 6:32 PM TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Ty Rogers had 172 text messages waiting for
him Friday after his 26-foot buzzer-beater gave Western Kentucky a
dramatic overtime win against Drake in the NCAA tournament.
His cell phone was still blowing up a day later.
De'Jon Jackson had a similar experience. Jackson got more
congratulatory calls and messages than he could possibly handle
after his jumper in the waning seconds OT helped San Diego oust
college basketball powerhouse Connecticut.
Posted: 5:15 PM The Kentucky State University football schedule is complete. The 2008 season will feature 2 major classics and 4 home games for the Thorobreds. Kentucky State University Athletic Director Derita Ratcliffe has put together an outstanding football schedule for the 2008 season. The Thorobreds open the season at home and finish the season with 4 straight road games.
Posted: 2:54 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Elijah Pittman scored 15 points to lead a
balanced attack as Holmes rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat
Lexington Catholic 57-50 Saturday in the semifinals of the Boys'
Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena.
Updated: 2:47 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Darius Miller scored 19 points to lead
Mason County to a 60-50 win over Shelby County on Saturday in the
semifinals of the Boys' Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament
at Rupp Arena.
Updated: 11:04 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Mason County forward Darius Miller
celebrated his 18th birthday in style.
The senior scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Royals to a
73-46 rout of Paducah Tilghman Friday night in the quarterfinals of
the Boys' Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena.
Mason County (32-4) will meet Shelby County (25-8) in the
semifinals Saturday morning.
Posted: 6:20 PM TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - It was the shot of his life, the shot of the
tournament and maybe even one for the ages.
"It kind of worked out good," Ty Rogers said, in the
understatement of the day.
Rogers hit a desperation 26-foot 3-pointer with three defenders
in his face and no time on the clock, and 12th-seeded Western
Kentucky turned in the upset of the NCAA tournament, beating Drake
101-99 in overtime Friday in the first round of the West Regional.
Updated: 8:05 AM LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Darius Miller rebounded two missed free throws and made two in the final minute as Mason County beat Elliott County 66-62 in the first round of the boys' state tournament in Lexington.