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Louisville Ends Morehead State NCAA Run

Updated: 03/20/2009 - The NCAA tournament's top team had a few early missteps Friday, but uncoiled its full-court press in the second half and rolled to a 74-54 victory over Morehead State that completed 25 years of perfection by No. 1 seeds. (Stats Inside)

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Elliott County Advances In Boys Sweet 16

Posted: 03/19/2009 - Junior guard Jonathan Ferguson scored 24 points, including 15 consecutive first-half points and three straight 3-pointers, to down Anderson County 74-61 Thursday in the Boys' Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament.

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Morehead State and Louisville Get Ready For NCAA Game

Posted: 03/19/2009 - The Ohio Valley champions played their way into the first round of the NCAA tournament by beating Alabama State in the opener on Tuesday, setting up another game with the top-seeded Cardinals. No top seed has ever lost to a No. 16. No Morehead team has beaten the Cardinals in 52 years.

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Kentucky Women Win First Round NIT Game

Posted: 03/19/2009 - Despite giving up a 12-point second-half lead, the Kentucky Wildcats edged the Chattanooga Lady Mocs 81-76 in overtime Thursday night in the first round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament.

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Mason County Upset By Shelby Valley In Boys Sweet 16

Posted: 03/19/2009 - Junior guard Elisha Justice scored 22 points and had three key steals in the fourth quarter to lead Shelby Valley to an upset win over state champion Mason County 51-44 in the first round of the Boys' Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament.

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Holmes Defeats Christian County In Boys Sweet 16

Posted: 03/19/2009 - Brothers Ricardo and Jeremiah Johnson combined for 29 points to lead Holmes to a 72-61 win Thursday over Christian County in the Boys' Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament.

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Cumberlands Wins NAIA National Tourney Opener

Posted: 03/19/2009 - The University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) bolted to a 39-25 halftime lead and was never threatened in an 81-65 victory over Jarvis Christian College (Texas) in game nine of the 2009 Buffalo Funds NAIA Division I Men's National Basketball Tournament at Municipal Auditorium Thursday morning.

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Kentucky Travels To Creighton For 2nd Round NIT Game

Posted: 03/19/2009 - The Kentucky Wildcats will travel to Omaha, Nebraska to take on the Creighton BlueJays in the 2nd Round of the NIT. Creighton knocked off Bowling Green 73-71 on Wednesday Night.

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Centrals Survives Against Graves Co. In Boys Sweet 16

Posted: 03/18/2009 - Central fought through a furious Graves County rally to win 53-51 in the final seconds of the third game of the Boys Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena on Wednesday.

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Georgetown College bows out of NAIA in opening round

Posted: 03/18/2009 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Georgetown College Tigers could not capitalize on opportunities in the second half and fell 72-61 to Central Methodist University in the opening round of the Buffalo Funds-NAIA Men's Basketball National Championship on Wednesday.

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Gillispie, Cats Pick Up Point Guard Recruit

Posted: 03/18/2009 - Jody Demling of the Louisville Courier-Journal is reporting Konner Tucker, a juco point guard out of Lons Morris College in Jacksonville, Texas, has commited to Kentucky and Head Coach Billy Gillispie.

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Grayson Advances In Boys Sweet 16

Posted: 03/18/2009 - Junior guard Travis Johnston scored 13 points to lead Grayson County to a 45-33 win over Adair County in the Boys' Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena on Wednesday.

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Kentucky Derby Challenge Stakes

Posted: 03/18/2009 - Mafaaz has won a race at Kempton Park to earn an automatic berth in the Kentucky Derby on May 2.

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West Jessamine Honors Fallen Student in Sweet 16 Game

Updated: 03/18/2009 - West Jessamine High School defeated Hazard in the first game of the Boys' Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament, but to the group this game was about more than just basketball.

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History Came Back to Life in Memorial Coliseum

Posted: 03/18/2009 - Sure, it was the NIT. Nobody - NOBODY - saw this team playing in anything but the NCAA tournament when it was 16-4 (5-0 in the Southeastern Conference). We all saw Kentucky crumble down the stretch, as no team has in a long, long time.

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Kentucky Holds Off UNLV, Win 1st Round NIT Game

Posted: 03/18/2009 - Jodie Meeks scored 19 points and Patrick Patterson added 16 as Kentucky got past UNLV 70-60 Tuesday night in the opening round of the National Invitation Tournament, the first NIT appearance in three decades for a Wildcats team accustomed to bigger stages in March. (Stats Inside)

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Boys Sweet 16 begins Wednesday

Updated: 03/17/2009 - The boys Sweet 16 tournament gets underway on Wednesday at Rupp Arena, headlined by high-flying Elliott County and defending champion Mason County.

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Dunlap, Roddy named AP All-SEC

Posted: 03/17/2009 - ATLANTA (AP) - With Candace Parker and Sylvia Fowles out of the way, DeWanna Bonner finally got her chance to shine. Auburn's versatile star was a unanimous choice as player of the year on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference team released Tuesday, her reward for leading the Tigers to their first league championship in 20 years and a No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament.

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UK women to host Chattanooga in WNIT

Posted: 03/16/2009 - Lexington, Ky. - The Kentucky women's basketball team will be a part of postseason play for the fifth consecutive season as it was selected to participate in the Women's National Invitation Tournament announced Monday night. The Wildcats will play host to Chattanooga of the Southern Conference in the first round in Memorial Coliseum. Date of the game is TBA. Game time is 7 p.m. EST.

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Meeks, Patterson earn All-SEC honors

Posted: 03/16/2009 - LEXINGTON, KY – Jodie Meeks and Patrick Patterson were both named All-SEC performers by the Associated Press as announced by the conference office on Monday.

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Cats out of NCAAs for first time in 18 years

Posted: 03/15/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - This isn't the kind of history Billy Gillispie wanted to make at Kentucky. The Wildcats (20-13) failed to make the 65-team field for the first time in 18 years on Sunday, the latest in a string of setbacks suffered by the program in Gillispie's two years on the job.

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