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Kanter meeting with NBA teams

Posted: 06/01/2011 - The NBA draft is now just a little more than three weeks away and some of the top prospects are scheduling interviews and workouts with team. Among them is Enes Kanter who's scheduled to meet with four clubs, according to Hoops Report.

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UK Softball Rips Cal 8-0, Forces Game 3

Posted: 05/29/2011 - Powered by three RBI from senior Meagan Aull, a dominating pitching performance from junior Rachel Riley and two hits from each sophomore Kara Dill and senior Annie Rowlands, the Kentucky softball team posted an 8-0 win in five innings over No. 7 California, on a steamy Sunday afternoon at the UK Softball Complex.

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Cal tops Cats 1-0 in Super Regional opener

Updated: 05/28/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Despite a stellar pitching performance from junior Chanda Bell, the Kentucky Wildcats dropped a 1-0 decision to seventh-seed California in the opening game of the best-of-three series in Lexington, Ky., in front of a school-record crowd of 1,717 fans donned in Blue and White. Bell worked a complete-game effort escaping multiple jams and fanning eight Golden Bear batters in a tough-luck loss.

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Animal Kingdom to run in Belmont

Updated: 05/27/2011 - Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom is a go for the Belmont Stakes on June 11. Trainer Graham Motion says the 3-year-old colt came out of his second-place finish in the Preakness in fine shape and will remain at Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton, Md., until the week of the race at Belmont Park.

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Meeks back in Lexington, working towards degree

Updated: 05/27/2011 - All-SEC. All-American. One of the great jump shooters in UK history. Soon, you can add “graduate” to Jodie Meeks’ resume. The former Wildcat guard is back in Lexington, back in class at UK, finishing up his degree.

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Woolard named director of UK basketball operations

Posted: 05/26/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Chris Woolard has been hired as associate athletics director of basketball operations as announced by University of Kentucky Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart on Thursday.

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Henry Clay's Stromberg wins Tommy Bell Award

Posted: 05/26/2011 - The winner of the 26th annual Tommy Bell Award for Lexington’s Outstanding High School Student Athlete presented by the Lexington Rotary Club is Kate Stromberg of Henry Clay High School.

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Cats host Cal in softball Super Regional

Posted: 05/26/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a dramatic seventh-inning comeback effort to upset the tournament’s No. 10 overall seed in Michigan, the 21st-ranked Kentucky softball team will appear in the school’s first Super Regional and play host to No. 7 seed California Saturday and Sunday. First pitch is slated for Noon ET on Saturday. The opening game of a possible doubleheader on Sunday is set for a 1 p.m. ET start.

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Ryan Harrow is transferring to Kentucky

Updated: 05/26/2011 - North Carolina State transfer Ryan Harrow tweeted tonight he is heading to Kentucky and will be eligible to play starting in 2012.

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Riley joins EKU staff

Updated: 05/25/2011 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University head men’s basketball coach Jeff Neubauer announced today that Richie Riley has joined the Colonel coaching staff for the upcoming 2011-12 season.

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Kentucky Athletics APR is strong

Updated: 05/24/2011 - University of Kentucky Athletics released their APR scores for every sport, scoring higher than the NCAA minimum score of 925.

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Arkansas to lose basketball scholarship

Updated: 05/24/2011 - FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas men's basketball team will lose one scholarship next season as punishment for having a low score in the NCAA's latest Academic Progress Report.

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UK's McCarthy earns 1st-team All-SEC honors

Updated: 05/24/2011 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Florida catcher Mike Zunino was selected 2011 SEC Baseball Player of the Year, Grayson Garvin of Vanderbilt was named SEC Pitcher of the Year and Vanderbilt outfielder Tony Kemp was named SEC Freshman of the Year by a vote of the league’s 12 head baseball coaches. The coaches also tabbed South Carolina skipper Ray Tanner SEC Coach of the Year. James McCann of Arkansas was named SEC Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

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Prohm named Murray St. coach

Updated: 05/23/2011 - Assistant coach Steve Prohm is the new men's head basketball coach at Murray State, taking over for his former boss, Billy Kennedy.

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Tennessee fires baseball coach

Updated: 05/23/2011 - Tennessee has fired baseball coach Todd Raleigh after he failed to lead the Volunteers to a single Southeastern Conference tournament or NCAA tournament in his four seasons.

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Ex-Colonel Brown wins Hooters event at Cherry Blossom

Posted: 05/23/2011 - Georgetown, Ky. - May 22, 2011 - If there were any skeptics after Brandon Brown’s rain-shortened win earlier in the season, the Eastern Kentucky alumnus silenced them this week.

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Southern Cal ends Wildcat tennis run

Posted: 05/21/2011 - STANFORD, Calif. -- After defeating Florida to advance to the quarterfinals for only the fourth time in school history, the No. 10 University of Kentucky men’s tennis team could not continue its impressive run through the NCAA Championships, falling to two-time defending national champions No. 2 Southern California 4-1 in the Elite Eight at Taube Tennis Center on Saturday.

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Ex-Wildcat takes lead at Hooters Cherry Blossom Classic

Updated: 05/21/2011 - Georgetown, Ky. -May 21, 2011 - Andy Winings, a former All-SEC team member at the University of Kentucky, shot a Saturday-low 64 in the third round of the NGA/Hooters Tour’s Cherry Blossom Classic to move one shot ahead of Scott Feaster and Casey Wittenberg in the $200,000 event.

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No Triple Crown: Shackleford takes Preakness

Posted: 05/21/2011 - BALTIMORE (AP) - Sweating profusely, bucking and kicking until six crewmen finally shoved him into the No. 5 slot, Shackleford looked like he wanted no part of the Preakness.

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Softball Wildcats upset Michigan, move on to NCAA Regional final

Posted: 05/21/2011 - ANN ARBOR Mich. - Using a 7-6 upset of the nation's No. 2 ranked squad and the NCAA Tournament's No. 10 overall seed in Michigan, the 21st-ranked Kentucky softball team advanced to the regional final behind another impressive offensive performance Saturday afternoon in Ann Arbor, Mich. Kentucky is now just one win away from advancing to its first NCAA Super Regional. UK will take the field at 1 p.m. ET Sunday, airing live on ESPN for the right to advance to the next round.

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Feaster grabs second-round lead at Cherry Blossom

Updated: 05/20/2011 - Georgetown, Ky. - May 20, 2011 - Scott Feaster backed up his first-round 67 with a Friday-best 62 to jump out to a three shot lead over Casey Wittenberg in the NGA/Hooters Tour’s Cherry Blossom Classic.

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