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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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EKU takes down Tennessee Tech, 76-58

Posted: 02/04/2010 - Junior Josh Daniel came off the bench to record career-highs in points (17) and assists (three) to spark the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team to a 76-58 win over Tennessee Tech Thursday night in McBrayer Arena.

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UK Hoops wins 6th Straight, 80-66

Posted: 02/04/2010 - A'dia Mathies scored 21 points, Victoria Dunlap added 18 and No. 20 Kentucky extended its home winning streak to 15 games with an 80-66 win over Mississippi on Thursday night.

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Martin tells newspaper he's headed to Kentucky

Posted: 02/04/2010 - ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Tee Martin, who led Tennessee to an undefeated national championship in 1998, has resigned after one season as New Mexico quarterbacks coach.

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Transy Pioneers destroy the Franklin Grizzlies, 81-55

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Transylvania built a 25-point first-half lead Wednesday, then stretched its advantage to as many as 30 in the second and the Pioneers went on to hammer Franklin 81-55 in Heartland Conference men's basketball action at the Beck Center.

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UK's Phillips brings in top notch recruiting class

Posted: 02/03/2010 - Kentucky football coach Joker Phillips won't make his official debut on the sidelines until September, but Phillips figures he's already 1-0 after the Wildcats inked 25 players on National Signing Day.

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EKU announces 21 signees in Class of 2010

Updated: 11/09/2010 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University head football coach Dean Hood announced today that 21 student-athletes will join the Colonel program beginning this spring and next fall. Eight of those student-athletes come from the Commonwealth of Kentucky while six other student-athletes joined the EKU program this past January. The class includes six offensive linemen, three running backs, three defensive backs, two quarterbacks, two linebackers, two defensive linemen, one kicker, one tight end, and one long snapper.

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Bryan Station names new football coach

Posted: 02/03/2010 - Kenny Turner has been named the new football coach at Bryan Station High School. Turner has been the head coach at Madison Central High School since 2003, where his teams were District Champs in 2003, 2004 and 2005, and District Runner-Ups in 2007 and 2008, with an overall record of 51 and 30. Turner has also served in a variety of assistant coaching posts at Madison Central High, and Godwin High in Richmond, VA. He was also head football coach at Covington Holmes High School for 11 years and has experience coaching track and basketball at various schools.

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Patterson picks Cats

Updated: 11/09/2010 - Louisville Central linebacker Tim Patterson has signed with Kentucky.

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Cats hold off Rebels, 85-75

Updated: 02/05/2010 - John Wall shook off a recent slump to score 17 points to go with seven assists while leading No. 4 Kentucky to an 85-75 win over No. 25 Mississippi on Tuesday night. (Stats & Post Game Notes Inside)

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From the Sidelines - John Wall

Posted: 02/02/2010 - The recent headlines, whispers and gossip concerning freshman phenom John Wall’s state of mind prompted the following multiple-choice query: UK basketball hasn’t undergone this much intense scrutiny since...

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Wall says he loves Calipari

Updated: 02/01/2010 - Kentucky star John Wall insists he "loves" coach John Calipari and the freshman guard says his complaint following a win over Vanderbilt last weekend that he wasn't having any fun was simply a sign of frustration. Wall received pointed criticism from Calipari following a 68-62 loss at South Carolina last week, even though Wall said he didn't think he played that badly.

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Cousins growing up quickly for Cats

Updated: 02/01/2010 - DeMarcus Cousins doesn't answer questions after games so much as he holds court. The gregarious freshman center is as refreshingly unfiltered as head coach John Calipari is polished. Blunt and direct, Cousins is unapologetically honest whether the topic is his sometimes eccentric postgame attire or his ability to attract controversy wherever he goes.

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