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Cards Upset Syracuse 66-60

Updated: 02/14/2010 - Samardo Samuels scored all eight of his points during a late surge and Jerry Smith sank a pair of clutch free throws with 17.8 seconds left and Louisville rallied past No. 2 Syracuse 66-60 on Sunday. Syracuse (24-2, 11-2 Big East), which held off Connecticut 72-67 on Wednesday night after squandering a 16-point lead in the second half, had won 11 straight since a loss to Pittsburgh.

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No. 3 Kentucky beats No. 12 Tennessee 73-62

Posted: 02/13/2010 - John Wall had 24 points - one short of his career high - and Eric Bledsoe added 16 as No. 3 Kentucky fought off No. 12 Tennessee for a 73-62 victory Saturday night.

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ESPN GameDay rocks Rupp Arena with record crowd

Updated: 02/13/2010 - A record crowd of 22,144 fans showed up at Rupp Arena for ESPN College GameDay show, shattering the record set two weeks ago of 8,159 set at Kansas State.

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UK Women Ready For Showdown Against Vanderbilt

Posted: 02/13/2010 - The No. 17/16 UK Hoops team takes its school-record eight-game Southeastern Conference win streak to Nashville, Tenn., when it faces No. 22 Vanderbilt Sunday, Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. EST in Memorial Gym.

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Calipari delivers hope to gravely ill Indiana boy

Updated: 02/12/2010 - Kevin Massey loves the Kentucky Wildcats. Has all his young life. The only problem with Kevin's affinity for the the Big Blue is that he lives deep in the heart of IU country.

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UK Hoops keeps rolling, 64-48 over Georgia

Posted: 02/11/2010 - A'dia Mathis and Amani Franklin each scored 15 points, and No. 17 Kentucky pushed its home winning streak to 16 games with a 64-48 victory over No. 19 Georgia on Thursday night.

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Pitino, Cards fall hard at St. John's, 74-55

Posted: 02/11/2010 - D.J. Kennedy scored 15 points, Justin Burrell matched his season high with 14 and St. John's snapped a five-game losing streak with a 74-55 victory over Louisville on Thursday night.

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Langfels tabbed OVC Preseason Player of the Year

Posted: 02/11/2010 - BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky University junior third baseman Jayson Langfels has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Preseason Co-Player of the Year along with Morehead State senior shortstop Drew Lee in a vote of conference head baseball coaches. Langfels won the OVC batting crown with a .441 batting average and led the country with 1.67 RBI per game in 2009.

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UK seeks to avenge earlier loss to Georgia

Updated: 02/10/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The hot-streaking University of Kentucky women’s basketball team looks to keep its winning ways alive and avenge a 61-60 loss to then-No. 8 Georgia earlier this season when the No. 17/16 Wildcats play host to the 19th-ranked Lady Bulldogs Thursday, Feb. 11 in Memorial Coliseum at 7 p.m. EST. The game will be televised live on FSN (Fox Sports South, Fox Sports Southwest and Sun Sports). It also will be broadcast live on the Big Blue Sports Radio Network with Neil Price and online at UKathletics.com.

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Owner says Rachel Alexandra won't race Zenyatta in Arkansas

Posted: 02/10/2010 - The owner of Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra says his filly won't run against Zenyatta in a $5 million race in Arkansas, but he's proposing a three-race series in which the leading ladies will meet.

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Rachel owner proposes series with Zenyatta

Posted: 02/10/2010 - The owner of Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra says his filly won't run against Zenyatta in a $5 million race in Arkansas, but he's proposing a three-race series in which racing's leading ladies will meet.

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Kentucky holds off Alabama, 66-55

Updated: 02/10/2010 - John Wall had 22 points and 10 rebounds for his first double-double, and fellow freshman DeMarcus Cousins got his seventh in a row, as No. 3 Kentucky outmuscled Alabama 66-55 on Tuesday night.

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Mid-South Commissioner Pollio announces retirement

Updated: 02/15/2010 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Mid-South Conference Commissioner Mike Pollio announced his retirement today after eight years of service to the conference and its member institutions.

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Calipari happy with Cats' progress

Updated: 02/08/2010 - Kentucky doesn't need big numbers from John Wall to win games. The No. 3 Wildcats are just as deadly without their star point guard playing to his potential. Wall scored six points in Kentucky's 81-55 romp against LSU on Saturday, the Wildcats still managed a 22-0 first-half run and kept LSU to just 27 percent shooting after leading by as many as 33.

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Dunlap Named SEC Player of The Week

Updated: 02/08/2010 - The 6-1 junior forward posted 18 points, including 13 in the first half, on 6-of-10 shooting to go with seven rebounds in UK's 80-66 win against Ole Miss. She eclipsed 700 career rebounds against the Rebels,

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Cousins named SEC Freshman of the Week

Updated: 02/08/2010 - UK men’s basketball player DeMarcus Cousins was named the SEC Freshman of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday. Cousins, a 6-11 forward from Birmingham, Ala., averaged 18.5 points, 13.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks in wins over No. 25 Ole Miss and at LSU.

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UK Hoops wins 20th game

Updated: 02/07/2010 - Picked to finish 11th by the Southeastern Conference media, Kentucky is making a serious push for an SEC title. A'dia Mathies scored 27 points and No. 20 Kentucky used a late push to rally past Arkansas 71-57 on Sunday for its seventh straight win.

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EKU wins on layup

Posted: 02/06/2010 - RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Papa Oppong scored 20 points and Justin Stommes added 16, including a go-ahead layup with 21 seconds left Saturday night, to lift Eastern Kentucky past Jacksonville State 66-65.

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Kentucky rolls over LSU, 81-55

Updated: 02/06/2010 - Freshman DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and 13 rebounds for his sixth consecutive double-double and No. 4 Kentucky cruised past LSU 81-55 on Saturday.

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Basketball Cats prepare for LSU Tigers

Posted: 02/05/2010 - After losing their first game of the season to South Carolina and dropping the No. 1 ranking barely a week after it was bestowed on them, Kentucky (21-1, 6-1) has reshaped its priorities. Calipari said the focus against LSU (9-13, 0-8) is on the learning process -nothing more.

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Two Wildcats in All-Star games

Posted: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Offensive lineman Zipp Duncan and tailback Alfonso Smith will play in the Texas vs. the Nation all-star game, slated for Saturday, Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. EST in Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas.

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Wall finalist for prestigous Cousy Award

Posted: 02/05/2010 - FEBRUARY 5, 2010 - The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts today announced the final 11 candidates in consideration for the 2010 Bob Cousy Award presented by The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. This annual award is given to college basketball’s top point guard and is named after Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtics guard Bob Cousy. An original list of 73 candidates made up of players from Division I, II and III schools was trimmed by a Hall of Fame appointed, nationally based committee to 20 and has now narrowed that list to a final 11.

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