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Batcats Take Down Cincinnati

Posted: 03/22/2011 - Kentucky freshman southpaw Corey Littrell tossed his third quality start of the season and junior righty Braden Kapteyn struck out the side in the ninth inning for the save, lifting the Wildcats to a 4-2 win over Cincinnati, on a gorgeous Tuesday night in front of a spirited crowd at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Spring Football Ready To Kick Off

Posted: 03/22/2011 - It wasn't the smoothest transition for the Wildcats last fall after Phillips took over for Rich Brooks. Kentucky endured another so-so 6-7 season that ended with a dispiriting loss to Pittsburgh in the BBVA Compass Bowl.

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Morehead's Tyndall Gets Contract Extension

Updated: 03/22/2011 - Morehead State University Director of Athletics Brian Hutchinson announced Tuesday that the school has agreed to terms of a new contract with men’s basketball coach Donnie Tyndall.

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Knight, Cats prepare for Ohio State

Posted: 03/22/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky freshman point guard Brandon Knight has spent most of the year playing in the considerable shadow of former Wildcats' star John Wall. Yet Knight has done something Wall never did during his spectacular season at Kentucky: Score 30 points in an NCAA tournament game.

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UK Hoops season ends

Updated: 03/22/2011 - The fourth-seeded Wildcats were led by Victoria Dunlap's 23 points. Kentucky, which hasn't beaten North Carolina in five tries, finished 25-9 a year after reaching the round of eight.

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Pikeville College One Win Away From National Title

Posted: 03/21/2011 - Quincy Hankins-Cole scored 28 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as Pikeville College reached the finals of the NAIA Division I men's tournament with a 110-99 victory against Martin Methodist on Monday.

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Cal's Cats Maturing

Updated: 03/22/2011 - Kentucky coach John Calipari kept saying all season he liked his team. He said it when the Wildcats suffered through a miserable 2-6 record on the road in the Southeastern Conference. He reiterated it when his freshmen-laden roster lost six straight close games.

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Bruce Pearl, Tennessee Part Ways

Updated: 03/22/2011 - Tennessee athletics director Mike Hamilton said in a statement released late Monday that school officials decided to dismiss Pearl, who has been charged by the NCAA with unethical conduct, after learning of additional violations committed on Sept. 14, 2010, and in March 2011.

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Christian County Stuns Rowan County in 2OT at Sweet 16

Posted: 03/19/2011 - Veontae Lewis hit an 18-foot jumper as time expired in double overtime and Christian County beat Rowan County 65-63 to win the Kentucky boys' Sweet 16 state tournament championship Saturday.

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UK Hoops Holds Off Hampton, Face UNC In 2nd Round

Posted: 03/19/2011 - Brittany Henderson scored four of her six points in overtime and No. 17 Kentucky survived a scare from Hampton, beating the Lady Pirates 66-62 Saturday in the NCAA tournament.

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Morehead State Falls In 3rd Round Of NCAA Tourney

Posted: 03/19/2011 - Justin Harper scored 19 points and Kevin Anderson added 14, helping 12th-seeded Richmond advance to the round of 16 for the first time since 1988 with a 65-48 win over No. 13 Morehead State on Saturday in the NCAA tournament.

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Pikeville wins again, headed to Fab Four

Posted: 03/19/2011 - Kansas City, Mo. – Unseeded Pikeville College (Ky.) became the first school to reach the Fab Four of the 2011 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship with an 86-77 upset victory over top-seeded Robert Morris University (Ill.) on Saturday in quarterfinal action at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo.

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UK Sweet 16 bound

Posted: 03/19/2011 - TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - It didn't take Brandon Knight long to build an impressive resume in the NCAA tournament. A game-winning shot in the closing seconds of his debut. A career-best 30 points in his next game, helping Kentucky back into the round of 16. Two days after his only

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UK Looks To Take Down West Virginia

Updated: 03/19/2011 - The coaches will put their friendship aside Saturday when fourth-seeded Kentucky (26-8) and fifth-seeded West Virginia (21-11) square off in the third round of the East regional. The teams also met in last year's regional final, with the Mountaineers winning 73-66 to advance to the Final Four.

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UK Batcats Open SEC Play With Win Over Vols

Posted: 03/19/2011 - With the game locked at 3-3, Kentucky junior two-way star Braden Kapteyn belted a two-run homer into the batting eye in centerfield and then took the mound in the eighth and ninth to record a six-out save and lift the Wildcats to a 5-3 series-opening win over Tennessee, in the Southeastern Conference opener on Friday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Rowan County Advances To Boys Semifinals

Posted: 03/19/2011 - D.J. Townsend had 17 points and Rowan County beat Wayne County 64-47 in a quarterfinal game of the Kentucky boys' Sweet 16 state basketball tournament Friday.

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Georgetown College Advances In NAIA Tourney

Posted: 03/18/2011 - The No. 7 Tigers (31-4) last reached this round in 2008 when they went to the Fab Four before losing to Mountain State. GC needed a burst out of the locker room to put a resilient McKendree University (21-13) team away, 77-59.

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Vols Blasted By Michigan In NCAA, Last Game For Pearl?

Posted: 03/18/2011 - Zack Novak scored 14 points, including two 3-pointers in a decisive spurt to start the second half, and Michigan beat listless Tennessee 75-45 on Friday in the West region to end a season of distractions for the Volunteers.

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Pikeville Advances To NAIA Quarterfinals

Posted: 03/18/2011 - Pikeville College (Ky.) became the first team to reach the quarterfinal round of the 2011 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship with an 80-75 victory Friday against Azusa Pacific University (Calif.) at Municipal Auditorium.

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