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Red-hot Vandy heads to Rupp on top in the SEC East

Posted: 01/28/2010 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kevin Stallings has coached in the Southeastern Conference long enough to know the value of each league win. That might be why he is getting a little greedy.

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Calipari receives call from Texas coach after Carolina loss

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - John Calipari says the day after his top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats were knocked from their unbeaten perch, he got a call from the last coach who lost after climbing to No. 1 in the polls.

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Memphis asks NCAA for leniency

Posted: 01/27/2010 - MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The University of Memphis will plead for leniency from NCAA punishment of the men's basketball team Friday before the Infractions Appeals Committee in Indianapolis.

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Ex-Colonel selected to Pro Bowl

Posted: 01/27/2010 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Former Eastern Kentucky University football standout Yeremiah Bell was named to his first NFL Pro Bowl Monday afternoon. Bell has played the last six seasons as a defensive safety for the Miami Dolphins.

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Top-ranked cats lose bid for perfect season

Updated: 01/27/2010 - Devan Downey scored 30 points and South Carolina sent No. 1 Kentucky to its first loss of the season with a 68-62 victory on Tuesday night.

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Downey, USC Take Down Top-Ranked Cats

Posted: 01/26/2010 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Kentucky's return to No. 1 might not last very long. Devan Downey scored 30 points and South Carolina sent No. 1 Kentucky to its first loss of the season with a 68-62 victory on Tuesday night.

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Defending Aussie Open champ Nadal is out

Posted: 01/26/2010 - Defending champion Rafael Nadal is out of the Australian Open after retiring with an injured knee during his quarterfinal against Andy Murray.

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Cal puts Cats back on top

Updated: 01/26/2010 - Kentucky is back in a familiar place, and so is its coach. The Wildcats, the last unbeaten team in Division I, were an unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll on Monday, their first time on top since the final poll of 2002-03. "We've gone from a guy that's not very good looking to just a beautiful young man," Calipari said with a laugh.

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EKU unveils All-Century basketball team

Posted: 01/25/2010 - RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University Department of Athletics unveiled its All-Century Men’s Basketball Team in a special ceremony prior to the EKU-Morehead State game Saturday night. Eight of the 15 players selected to the prestigious team were able to attend the event.

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UK Seeks to Set GameDay Attendance Record

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The University of Kentucky was the first college basketball team to win 2,000 games. Now, UK hopes to be the first to pack its arena for ESPN’s College GameDay. To accomplish that feat, UK needs your help.

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UK climbs to #1 in both major polls

Updated: 01/25/2010 - Kentucky is on top of The Associated Press' college basketball poll, and the Wildcats are a unanimous No. 1. UK is also No. in the ESPN Coaches' Poll Released earlier today.

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Cousins named SEC Freshman of the Week

Updated: 01/25/2010 - 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., scored 16 points and pulled down 14 rebounds in only 17 minutes of action in helping lead Kentucky (19-0, 4-0 SEC) to a 101-70 win against Arkansas.

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UK Hoops whips Auburn 68-50

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The 25th-ranked University of Kentucky women’s basketball team forced 25 turnovers en route to a 68-50 win over Auburn Sunday afternoon in Memorial Coliseum. The Wildcats featured a balanced offensive attack with three players in double digits, led by freshman guard A’dia Mathies with 11. The second-highest crowd of 6,784 was on hand for the victory as UK celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day and Alumni Day.

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Morehead tops EKU, 69-53

Posted: 01/23/2010 - RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Kenneth Faried had 20 points and 16 rebounds, and Morehead State beat Eastern Kentucky 69-53 on Saturday night.

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UK carves up Razorbacks, 101-70

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Darius Miller had a career-high 18 points and DeMarcus Cousins got his 10th double-double as No. 2 Kentucky coasted by Arkansas 101-70 Saturday. (Stats & Post Game Notes Inside)

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Phillips announces hiring of Summers and Turner

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky football coach Joker Phillips has announced the hiring of David Turner and Mike Summers, both of whom have coached previously at Kentucky, coached at other schools in the Southeastern Conference and have been recruiting coordinators at the Division I level.

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WKYT to air Sweet 16 draws

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The draw for the 2010 PNC/KHSAA Boys’ and Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls’ State Basketball Tournaments will be conducted on Friday, Jan. 29. WKYT-TV in Lexington will again air the draws and it will be streamed live beginning at 1 p.m. Insight of Northern Kentucky, Louisville and Bowling Green will also air the program and it will be streamed live by iHigh.com

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Faried Tabbed as Mid-Major All-American

Posted: 01/21/2010 - MOREHEAD, Ky -- The Sporting News college basketball writer Mike DeCourcy has named Morehead State junior center Kenneth Faried a Midseason Mid-Major All-American. DeCourcy also recently named Faried to his All-Tough team.

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UK Hoops wins easily 69-52 over Arkansas

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Junior forward Victoria Dunlap (Nashville, Tenn.) had a game-high 22 points, senior forward Lydia Watkins (Hopkinsville, Ky.) grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds, and the 25th-ranked Kentucky women’s basketball team used a dominating first half to defeat Arkansas 69-52 Thursday night in Memorial Coliseum.

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Ex-Cat Blaton re-signs with Phillies

Updated: 01/25/2010 - PHILADELPHIA -- Joe Blanton and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $24 million, three-year contract that avoided a salary arbitration hearing next month.

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Transy falls to Maryville in overtime

Posted: 01/20/2010 - Transy senior guard Tim Tierney had nine points, 10 rebounds, and five assists for the Pioneers and now has 983 points for his Transy career after a tough 75-69 overtime loss to Maryville in non-conference basketball action.

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