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Patterson Playing Through The Pain

Posted: 01/22/2009 - Kentucky forward Perry Stevenson looked puzzled when asked about Patrick Patterson's 21-point, 18-rebound performance in a victory over Auburn on Wednesday night despite playing with a badly bruised middle finger on his right hand.

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PRP coach charged with reckless homicide

Posted: 01/22/2009 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Kentucky high school football coach was charged Thursday with reckless homicide in the death of one of his players who collapsed at practice on a hot day.

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Damron joins EKU football staff

Posted: 01/22/2009 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University football head coach Dean Hood recently announced the addition of Dane Damron to the Colonel coaching staff. Damron will serve as the special teams and tight ends coach in 2009 while Carson Jeffers will take over the offensive line coaching duties.

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Meeks, Patterson Lead Cats Past Auburn

Updated: 01/21/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Jodie Meeks and Patrick Patterson did it again. Meeks scored 32 points and Patterson added 21 points and a career-high 18 rebounds to lead sloppy Kentucky to a 73-64 victory over Auburn on Wednesday night.

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Rusin named to preseason All-SEC team

Posted: 01/21/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A year after becoming Kentucky’s first, first-team All-Southeastern Conference pitcher in 11 years, UK senior southpaw Chris Rusin has been tabbed preseason All-SEC by Rivals.com.

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UK coach's lawsuit thrown out

Posted: 01/21/2009 - NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Louisiana Supreme Court throws out a defamation suit brought by a college basketball coach fired months after he was hired. Louisiana-Lafayette hired Glynn Cyprien in May 2004. It fired him after learning that his degrees were from an online school rather than Texas-San Antonio, as a faxed resume claimed.

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Former EKU assistant takes over Jets

Posted: 01/21/2009 - FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - A confident Rex Ryan sent notice to the rest of the NFL: The New York Jets will be no pushovers with him as coach.

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Steele's Career at Alabama Ends

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Alabama guard Ronald Steele has decided to skip the rest of his senior season after sustaining a foot injury, ending his once-promising college career. Steele had returned after missing last season while recovering from operations on both knees to repair cartilage defects, including a follow-up procedure on his left knee.

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Should Cats Be Ranked?

Posted: 01/20/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Jodie Meeks setting the college basketball world abuzz with a 54-point avalanche in a road win at Tennessee and a 23-point blowout over Georgia wasn't quite enough to get Kentucky back into the Top 25 for the first time in over a year.

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Meeks Named SEC Player of the Week

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Junior Jodie Meeks was named the SEC Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday. The 6-4 Norcross, Ga., native helped lead Kentucky to a 2-0 record on the week with wins at Tennessee (90-72) and Georgia (68-45). Meeks set the school single-game scoring record with 54 points at Tennessee, while breaking the school mark for three-pointers with 10 in the same game.

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Kentucky recruit named Parade All-American

Posted: 01/19/2009 - Morgan Newton, a senior at Carmel High School just outside Indianaplolis, was named to Parade Magazine's 46th annual All-America High School Football Team.

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UK Cheerleaders Win 17th National Title

Updated: 01/18/2009 - Dominance is the only word that is needed to describe the UK cheerleading team. For the 17th time in school history, the Kentucky Wildcats are home of the Universal Cheerleading Association National Championship trophy.

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UK Hoops Falls To Miss. State 52-45

Updated: 01/18/2009 - Trying to beat Mississippi State at home for the first time since 1998, the UK women's basketball team (12-7, 2-2 SEC) dropped its second conference game of the season, losing to the Lady Bulldogs 52-45 on Sunday in front of 4,672 fans at Memorial Coliseum. It was just the second Wildcat loss in the last nine games.

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Cats Rout Dawgs, Meeks 22 Points

Updated: 01/18/2009 - Kentucky didn't need another record performance from Jodie Meeks to take another SEC road win. Meeks scored 22 points and Kentucky never trailed in coasting to a 68-45 win over Georgia on Sunday.

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Louisville Beats Top Ranked Pitt

Posted: 01/17/2009 - Louisville's Earl Clark scored 16 points - including the clinching jumper with 45 seconds remaining - and grabbed 11 rebounds on his 21st birthday to lift the 20th-ranked Cardinals over the No. 1 Panthers, 69-63 on Saturday night.

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Judge delays Ole Miss coach's trial

Posted: 01/16/2009 - CINCINNATI (AP) - A judge in Cincinnati has agreed to delay the assault trial of Mississippi basketball coach Andy Kennedy until after the NCAA tournament.

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UK one of 11 teams to win 3-straight bowl games

Posted: 01/16/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s victory over East Carolina in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl marked the third-straight year for a Wildcat post-season win, the first time in school history that has been accomplished, and put UK in elite company.

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UK Hoops Improves To 2-1 In SEC Play

Posted: 01/15/2009 - For the sixth straight game, three or more Wildcats scored in double-digits, helping UK (12-6, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) to a 67-57 victory over Alabama (12-6, 0-3 SEC) Thursday night at Coleman Coliseum. It was the Wildcats' seventh win in their last eight games.

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Joker Phillips, Randy Sanders Get New Titles

Posted: 01/15/2009 - Brooks said that Phillips, UK’s offensive coordinator, has been named head coach of the offense while Sanders will now have the title of offensive coordinator.

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Woodson re-signs with Giants

Posted: 01/15/2009 - EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Quarterback Andre Woodson, the sixth-round draft pick who spent the season on New York's practice squad, was among nine free agents signed by the Giants on Thursday.

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NCAA rules 7th-graders now "prospects"

Updated: 03/05/2010 - OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Giving in to the young-and-younger movement in college basketball recruiting, the NCAA has decreed that seventh-graders are now officially classified as prospects.

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Baseball Wildcats picks up another preseason Top 20 ranking

Posted: 01/15/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After earning a No. 19 national ranking in the preseason Collegiate Baseball Newspaper top-40, the Kentucky baseball team has been selected No. 23 in the preseason National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association poll, it was announced.

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