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Cats rout Wake Forest, advance to Sweet 16

Updated: 03/21/2010 - NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Darius Miller scored a career-high 20 points and top-seeded Kentucky made easy work of No. 9 Wake Forest during a 90-60 rout Saturday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

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UK women win NCAA opener

Updated: 03/20/2010 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A'dia Mathies wouldn't let Kentucky's return to the NCAA Tournament be just a cameo.

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Ballard tops Scott Co., 67-62

Updated: 03/20/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Ian Chiles scored 20 points as Ballard held off Scott County 67-62 to advance to the Boys Sweet 16 state championship.

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Mason Co. knocks off Butler, 58-47

Updated: 03/20/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Forward Tyler Black scored 18 points and guard Jordan Gilbert added 10 as Mason County held off Butler 58-47 Friday in the quarterfinals of the Kentucky Boys Sweet 16 tournament at Rupp Arena.

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Shelby Valley advances in Boys' Sweet 16

Updated: 03/18/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Guard Elisha Justice scored 21 and dished out nine assists as Shelby Valley dismantled Paducah Tilghman 68-45 in the first round of the Kentucky Boys' Sweet 16 tournament at Rupp Arena.

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Calipari one of four finalists for Naismith Coach of the Year

Updated: 03/18/2010 - NEW ORLEANS, LA – The University of Kentucky head coach John Calipari, one of only two multiple Naismith winners, is among four finalists for the 2010 Naismith Men’s College Coach of the Year as announced by the Atlanta Tipoff Club Thursday.

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Polson leads West Jessamine to first round win

Posted: 03/18/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Guard Jarrod Polson scored 32 points as West Jessamine beat Muhlenberg County 73-63 Thursday in the first round in the Kentucky Boys' Sweet 16 tournament at Rupp Arena. Polson scored 21 in the second half to stymie a furious comeback attempt by the Mustangs.

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Beckham recovering, out for six months

Posted: 03/17/2010 - David Beckham arrived in London with his wife Victoria on Wednesday after flying in from the Finnish clinic where he had surgery for a torn Achilles' tendon.

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Ballard outruns Shelby Co., 90-80

Posted: 03/17/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Forward Keiston Jones scored 30 points as Ballard held off Shelby County 90-80 in the opening round of the Boys Sweet 16 at Rupp Arena.

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Warren Central wins Boys Sweet 16 opener

Posted: 03/17/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Jordan Shanklin scored 16 points and Warren Central used a big third quarter run to beat East Carter 55-36 in the opening game of the Boys Sweet 16 state tournament on Wednesday at Rupp Arena.

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UK Softball Upsets #5 Alabama

Posted: 03/16/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Trailing by two runs going into the sixth inning the Kentucky offense finally found some rhythm and plated five runs to mount a terrific comeback and edge No. 5 Alabama, 5-4 in the nightcap of a doubleheader at the UK Softball Complex.

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Dunlap AP SEC Player of the Year, Mitchell Coach of the Year

Updated: 03/17/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The accolades continue flowing in for the Kentucky women’s basketball program as junior forward Victoria Dunlap and head coach Matthew Mitchell were chosen Southeastern Conference Player and Coach of the Year, respectively, by The Associated Press on Tuesday. Mitchell also was named Russell Athletic/WBCA Region 3 Coach of the Year.

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Woods set to return for Masters

Posted: 03/16/2010 - PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods said Tuesday he will return to golf next month at the Masters, ending a four-month hiatus brought on by a sex scandal that shattered his image as the gold standard in sports.

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Boys Sweet 16 opens on Wednesday

Updated: 03/16/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The field for the 2010 boys' state tournament may not have a favorite, but it's definitely top-heavy. When the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Boys' Sweet Sixteen tournament opens Wednesday at Rupp Arena in Lexington, half of the teams competing on the first day will be ranked in the Top 10.

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Tiger Woods returning to golf at the Masters

Posted: 03/16/2010 - Woods issued a statement Tuesday morning, saying he will play in the competition, which begins April 8. He's taken a four-month hiatus because of a sex scandal.

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UK women a 4-seed in Louisville

Updated: 03/16/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 19/15 Kentucky women’s basketball team earned its seventh bid to the NCAA Tournament with a No. 4 seed in the Kansas City Regional when the tournament pairings were released on Monday evening. The Wildcats (25-7) won’t have to travel far for their first NCAA appearance in four years, as UK will square off with 13th-seeded Liberty (27-5) in the first round Saturday, March 20 at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky.

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