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Robertson named Keeneland VP of Sales

Posted: 01/04/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (January 4, 2011) – Keeneland President and CEO Nick Nicholson announced today that Walt Robertson, a long-time leader in the equine auction industry, will serve in a newly created position as Vice President of Sales.

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Cats arrive in Birmingham, participate in community service event

Posted: 01/04/2011 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Kentucky football team traveled to Birmingham on Monday as the Wildcats begin on-site preparations for the BBVA Compass Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 8. The day was highlighted with a community service activity as Coach Joker Phillips and the Wildcats played host to a "Gameday Ready" event for Birmingham children.

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Cats Bounce Quakers As SEC Schedule Approaches

Updated: 01/03/2011 - Brandon Knight scored 22 points and No. 10 Kentucky shot its way past Penn 86-62 on Monday night. Josh Harrellson added 12 points and 11 rebounds and Darius Miller had 11 points, seven rebounds and six assists as the Wildcats (12-2) used some scorching second-half shooting to subdue the Quakers (5-6).

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Do the Cats need a new home to play basketball?

Updated: 01/03/2011 - While the UK men's basketball team takes on Pennsylvania for a game tonight at Rupp Arena, another arena has been stirring up quite a bit of talk lately. After getting a good look at the new KFC Yum Center in Louisville Friday, many UK fans are asking, do the Cats need a new home?

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#10 UK Hoops ready for showdown at #3 Duke

Posted: 01/03/2011 - No. 10/11 Kentucky travels to undefeated and third-ranked Duke on Tuesday, Jan. 4 to open 2011 and conclude its nonconference portion of the schedule. The game will be televised live on ESPNU at 7 p.m. EST.

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Harrellson, Knight help UK sweep SEC Honors

Posted: 01/03/2011 - The UK men’s basketball team swept the Southeastern Conference’s weekly awards for the second straight week as Josh Harrellson was named SEC Player of the Week and Brandon Knight was named the SEC Freshman of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday.

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Cats go inside for Saturday practice

Posted: 01/01/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky football team opened 2011 with a two-hour practice Saturday morning in the Nutter Field House.

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Georgia holds off EKU, 64-57

Posted: 12/31/2010 - ATHENS, Ga. – Host Georgia held off the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team Friday afternoon, 64-57. The Bulldogs (11-2) have now won eight straight games while the Colonels (5-8) dropped their fourth straight contest.

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Harrellson named MVP in UK's win over Louisville

Posted: 12/31/2010 - LEXINGTON – The Bluegrass Sports Commission (BSC) today named Kentucky’s Josh Harrellson the winner of its Most Valuable Player award of today’s basketball game between the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville. Kentucky prevailed 78 – 63 in today’s annual intra-state rivalry game.

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Oh My Josh......Harrellson, Cats Trump Cards

Updated: 12/31/2010 - Brandon Knight scored 25 points and Josh Harrellson added a career-high 23 points and 14 rebounds as No. 11 Kentucky defeated No. 22 Louisville 78-63 on Friday. (Post Game Notes)

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Award named for UK-U of L game MVP

Posted: 12/30/2010 - LEXINGTON – The Bluegrass Sports Commission (BSC) today announced the creation of an award for the Most Valuable Player of the annual basketball game between the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville. The award was approved by its Board of Directors earlier this year.

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Cats, Cards expected to be physical affair

Posted: 12/30/2010 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky and Louisville renew their bitter rivalry on Friday, with coaches and players on both sides saying they hope to avoid the ugliness that marred last year's matchup.

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Louisville players dominate all-state teams

Posted: 12/30/2010 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The 2010 Kentucky High School All-State first and second teams, as selected by 13 media representatives from across the state:

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Boyle Co. star wins Mr. Football

Posted: 12/30/2010 - Boyle County linebacker Lamar Dawson doesn't like to talk. It's just not his thing. The way the 6-foot-4, 235-pound Dawson figures it, he's got teammates who can do the talking. He prefers to simply go out and play.

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#11 UK Hoops rallies to beat MTSU

Posted: 12/29/2010 - Victoria Dunlap scored 13 points in the second half, including nine during a decisive run, to help No. 11 Kentucky beat Middle Tennessee State 81-72 on Wednesday night.

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Lewis' tenure in Cincy could end Sunday

Posted: 12/29/2010 - CINCINNATI (AP) - A weathered banner on the side of a downtown sports bar proclaims the area "Marvin-nati." Time to start considering another name. One of the longest Bengals coaching careers could be ending Sunday. Marvin Lewis declined an extension last season, when the Bengals won the AFC North and Lewis won Coach of the Year. He wanted to see if the organization made some changes before agreeing to stay.

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UK's Payne facing alma mater

Posted: 12/29/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kenny Payne's visits to Louisville in the two decades since he played for the Cardinals have typically been celebrations, a chance for the former small forward and his teammates on the 1986 national championship team to be cheered one more time.

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Derby Festival Classic on the move

Posted: 12/29/2010 - Dec. 29, 2010. Louisville, KY. – The Kentucky Derby Festival is pleased to announce that the 39th annual Derby Festival Basketball Classic will be played at the new KFC Yum! Center in downtown Louisville on Friday, April 22, 2011. The game has been held at Freedom Hall since its inception in 1973. The Derby Festival Night of Future Stars will be held on Thursday, April 21, at Bellarmine University’s Knights Hall. Tickets for the Basketball Classic, which include free admission to the Night of Future Stars, go on sale Jan. 14 and will cost $15 (plus facility fee) for all seats in the arena.

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Lamb picks up POW honor

Posted: 12/29/2010 - ST. LOUIS (USBWA) -- The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Kentucky guard Doron Lamb as its Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, Dec. 26. The USBWA's weekly honor is presented by Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook and will be handed out each Tuesday through Feb. 22 this season.

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#11 Kentucky Shoots Down Coppin State

Updated: 12/28/2010 - Terrence Jones scored 18 points, Brandon Knight added 17 points and eight assists and the 11th-ranked Wildcats rolled by Coppin State 91-61 Tuesday night in their final tuneup before a showdown with the rival Cardinals on New Year's Eve.

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