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Duke beats Butler for NCAA title 61-59

Updated: 04/06/2010 - Life is never going to be quite the same for the little guys. Butler may have lost to Duke 61-59 in the national title game Monday night. By hanging with Duke and making the Blue Devils work for every last bit of their fourth national title, though, the Bulldogs reminded everyone that heart, not size or status, is what matters most.

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Evans injury not serious, QBs improve

Updated: 04/05/2010 - The best news reported by Coach Joker Phillips after Monday’s practice was something that didn’t happen on Saturday. Phillips said on Monday that defensive end DeQuin Evans incurred a mild knee sprain, but no serious injury, during Saturday’s practice.

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Tiger at Augusta, to face questions today

Posted: 04/05/2010 - Tiger Woods' arrival at the Masters was low key, but that's likely to end today. He'll be facing reporters' questions for the first time since explosive revelations about his infidelity.

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Arkansas beats UK with walk-off grand slam

Updated: 04/04/2010 - No. 30 Kentucky fell behind by seven runs after four innings then plated 11 runs to take a 16-13 lead into the bottom of the ninth but No. 10 Arkansas loaded the bases with two outs and down to the last strike of the game, Collin Kuhn hit a walk-off grand slam to lift the Razorbacks to a series victory with a 17-16 win Sunday afternoon, in front of 7,614 fans at Baum Stadium.

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Batcats fall at Arkansas, 10-1

Posted: 04/03/2010 - The 10th-ranked Arkansas Razorbacks exploded for 10 runs over the third, fourth and fifth innings, and held on for a 10-1 win over the No. 30 Kentucky baseball team, evening up the series, on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon, in front of 9,455 fans at Baum Stadium.

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Dunlap Makes All-American team

Posted: 04/03/2010 - University of Kentucky junior Victoria Dunlap became just the second player in school history to be named to the prestigious 10-member State Farm Coaches’ All-America team it was announced Saturday by State Farm and the Women's Basketball Coaches' Association (WBCA).

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Eskendereya romps in Wood

Posted: 04/03/2010 - NEW YORK (AP) - Eskendereya blew away a strong field to win the $750,000 Wood Memorial at Aqueduct on Saturday, making a strong case for being the favorite in the Kentucky Derby in four weeks.

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Evening Jewel takes Ashland Stakes

Posted: 04/03/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Evening Jewel held on to win the Ashland Stakes, Keeneland's major prep race for the Kentucky Oaks.

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Sydney's Candy takes Santa Anita

Posted: 04/03/2010 - ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - Sidney's Candy led all the way in winning the Santa Anita Derby, with 4-5 wagering favorite Lookin At Lucky finishing a troubled third.

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Football Cats Practicing With Some "Juice"

Posted: 04/02/2010 - During the first day of Kentucky spring football practice on Wednesday, an obvious point of emphasis was speeding up drills in order to get as many repetitions as possible. By day two on Friday, it has become apparent that communication is another area of importance for new coach Joker Phillips.

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Wall, Cousins named to Wooden All American team

Posted: 04/01/2010 - Kentucky freshmen John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins were among the other finalists announced Thursday among 10 finalists for the John R. Wooden Award as men's college basketball player of the year.

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Faried Earns Mid-Major All-America Honors

Posted: 04/01/2010 - MOREHEAD, Ky.—Morehead State men’s basketball standout Kenneth Faried earned two more postseason honors Wednesday, both from CollegeInsider.com. The junior was named to the Lou Henson All-America team and to the Lefty Drisell Defensive All-America Team.

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UK Recruit Knight hits game winner in All-America game

Posted: 04/01/2010 - Brandon Knight's 3-pointer from the right wing with 3 seconds left gave the West a 107-104 victory over the East in the McDonald's boys All-American game on Wednesday night at Ohio State's Value City Arena.

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Batcats Fall To Western Kentucky, 6-3

Posted: 04/01/2010 - The 18th-ranked Western Kentucky Hilltoppers erased a 3-2 deficit with two-run innings in the sixth and seventh and held on for a 6-3 win over the No. 30 Kentucky baseball team, in front of a season-high 2,618 fans on a picture-perfect Wednesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Lentz Gives Up Playing Career

Posted: 03/31/2010 - University of Kentucky safety Matt Lentz has decided to give up his playing career because of concussions, Coach Joker Phillips announced Wednesday.

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Pitino's contract extended through 2017

Posted: 03/31/2010 - Louisville and coach Rick Pitino have agreed in principle to a four-year contract extension that will keep Pitino with the Cardinals through 2017.

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Cal, Wall receive Rupp Awards on Thursday

Posted: 03/31/2010 - LEXINGTON, KY – University of Kentucky head coach John Calipari and freshman John Wall will be awarded the Adolph Rupp Cup and Adolph Rupp Trophy, honoring the National Coach of the Year and National Player of the Year Thursday in Indianapolis.

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Three Cats named to Freshman All-America team

Posted: 03/31/2010 - LEXINGTON, KY – University of Kentucky freshmen Eric Bledsoe, DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall were all named to the CollegeInsider.com Freshman All-America team.

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UK Hoops falls in regional final 88-68

Updated: 03/31/2010 - Oklahoma withstood early adversity, composed itself and took control with balance, hustle and its trademark toughness. In a game that mirrored their season, the resilient Sooners pulled through. Now they're going back to the Final Four. Nyeshia Stevenson scored 31 points, one shy of her career high, and Oklahoma blew past fourth-seeded Kentucky 88-68 on Tuesday night to earn its second straight trip to the Final Four.

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Dunlap Named AP All-American

Updated: 03/30/2010 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Kentucky junior forward Victoria Dunlap was one of five players chosen to the All-America Third Team by The Associated Press the wire service announced Tuesday. Dunlap is the first player to earn AP All-America honors in program history.

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MSU's Faried Earns Honorable Mention All-American

Updated: 03/29/2010 - MOREHEAD, Ky.—Morehead State junior men’s basketball center Kenneth Faried has been named Associated Press All-American honorable mention it was announced Monday.

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UK Hoops One Win Away From Final Four

Updated: 03/29/2010 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A trip to the program’s first Final Four is on the line when the fourth-seeded Kentucky women’s basketball team takes on third-seeded Oklahoma Tuesday, March 30 at 9:07 EDT in the NCAA Tournament Regional Finals in the Sprint Center.

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