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Bubble Buster! Georgia Beats Kentucky

Updated: 03/05/2009 - Terrance Woodbury had 30 points as Georgia defeated Kentucky 90-85 Wednesday night, delivering a potentially fatal blow to the Wildcats' hopes of securing an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. (Stats Inside)

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Basketball legends highlight Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame class

Updated: 03/04/2009 - Louisville, Ky. (March 4, 2009) – The Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame has names its 2009 inductees; Mike Casey, Travis Grant, Patti Jo Hedges-Ward, Elmore Just, Bobby Keith, Marty O’Toole, Dan Ulmer and Mary Jean Wall. The inductees will be honored at a banquet on April 29 in Louisville. The event is sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau and proceeds benefit Kosair Charities.

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UK's Roddy finalist for Comeback Award

Posted: 03/04/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky senior center Eleia Roddy has been named a finalist for the ninth annual V Foundation Comeback Award, the foundation announced Tuesday. The award is presented in conjunction with ESPN and the recipient will be announced during ESPN’s basketball Final Four/NIT weekend coverage.

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Morehead State Advances, EKU's Season Ends

Posted: 03/03/2009 - Morehead State defeated the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team, 91-72. The No. 4 Eagles (17-15) advance to the tournament semifinals to face No. 1 UT Martin while the No. 5 Colonels end their year at 18-13 overall.

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Kentucky Baseball Team Comes From Behind, Wins 12-6

Posted: 03/03/2009 - Trailing Western Michigan through the top of the seventh inning, No. 29 Kentucky used a two-run, game-tying home run from outfielder Troy Frazier and a go-ahead RBI single from freshman Braden Kapteyn – part of a seven-run bottom of the seventh – to post its 23rd consecutive non-conference home win, on Tuesday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Kentucky Needing Late Season Run

Posted: 03/03/2009 - Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie says finding a third reliable scorer behind Jodie Meeks and Patrick Patterson remains a "crapshoot."

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UK's Dunlap, Roddy named All-SEC

Posted: 03/03/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Sophomore Victoria Dunlap (Nashville, Tenn.) and senior Eleia Roddy (Columbus, Ohio) were named to the All-Southeastern Conference second team the league office in Birmingham, Ala., announced Tuesday.

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Transy's Verax named Player of the Year, Lane named Coach of the Year

Posted: 03/03/2009 - GREENWOOD, IN – Transylvania University’s Joey Verax (Falmouth, Ky./Pendleton Co.) has been named the 2008-2009 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Most Valuable Player and headlines the 12-member All- HCAC team. The senior forward helped lead the Pioneers to their third HCAC Men’s Basketball crown and tournament title, holding a 21-5 record overall heading into NCAA tournament play.

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Houshmandzadeh Headed To Seattle

Updated: 03/02/2009 - T.J. Houshmandzadeh and the Seattle Seahawks have agreed on a five-year contract, according to media reports Monday. Citing unidentified sources, ESPN.com, The NFL Network and the Seattle Post Intelligencer reported on their Web sites that the former Cincinnati Bengals receiver's deal is for $40 million and includes $15 million in guarantees.

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Safety Changes Coming For Derby

Updated: 03/02/2009 - Nearly a year after the first fatal injury at America's most famous horse race, Churchill Downs announced Monday it is beefing up safety requirements ahead of this year's Kentucky Derby.

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Franklin Scores 28, UK Hoops Whips So. Carolina 70-53

Updated: 03/01/2009 - Following the Kentucky women’s basketball team’s four-point loss to Georgia last Thursday night, Coach Matthew Mitchell strongly encouraged junior guard Amani Franklin (Stone Mountain, Ga.), who went 2-for-9 in that outing, to shoot the ball more. On Sunday at South Carolina, she responded to her coach’s challenge. Franklin scored a career-high 28 points and the Wildcats used a strong second-half charge to defeat South Carolina 70-53 in the final regular-season game for both teams at Colonial Life Arena.

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Morehead Falls To UT-Martin, Skyhawks OVC Champs

Posted: 02/28/2009 - Morehead State sophomore Kenneth Faried recorded his 20th double-double of the season Saturday night at UT Martin, but the Skyhawks' Lester Hudson and Marquis Weddle combined for 57 points and 11 three-pointers to lead UTM to a 79-65 win over the Eagles.

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Kentucky Loses In Final Seconds, 73-70

Updated: 02/28/2009 - Tasmin Mitchell scored 21 - including the game-winning 3-pointer with 9.8 seconds remaining - to lead No. 18 LSU to a 73-70 victory over Kentucky on Saturday and give the Tigers the Southeastern Conference regular season title. (Stats Inside)

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Bat Cats Win Home Opener

Posted: 02/27/2009 - Junior southpaw James Paxton struck out a career-high 11 and junior outfielder Troy Frazier ripped his first career grand slam, to the lead the No. 29 Kentucky Wildcats to a dominating 16-5 home-opening win over the Western Michigan Broncos, on Friday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK Hoops Falls To Georgia On Senior Night

Updated: 02/26/2009 - The Kentucky women's basketball team (14-14, 4-9 Southeastern Conference) was unable to overcome a stingy Georgia defense on Thursday night, falling 61-57 in front of 5,112 fans at Memorial Coliseum. Behind an effective zone defense, the Lady Bulldogs (16-12, 6-7 SEC) held UK to a season low-tying 20 points in the first half, spoiling UK's Senior Night.

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Meeks finalist for Oscar Robertson award

Updated: 02/26/2009 - ST. LOUIS (USBWA) – The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has announced finalists for the 2009 Oscar Robertson Trophy, to be presented to the association's national player of the year.

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Former Wildcat linebacker a finalist for Academic Hall of Fame

Posted: 02/26/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former University of Kentucky linebacker Dr. Jim Kovach has been named a finalist for the Academic All-America Hall of Fame, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced.

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Baseball Wildcats open home season Friday

Posted: 02/26/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Riding a 20-game non-conference home winning streak that dates back to 2007, the No. 29 Kentucky baseball team opens its 2009 home schedule with a four-game set against the Western Michigan Broncos, beginning Friday at 4 p.m. ET at UK’s Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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South Carolina Dominates Cats, 77-59

Updated: 02/26/2009 - Devan Downey scored 21 points and South Carolina set a school record with 16 blocked shots as the Gamecocks beat Kentucky 77-59 on Wednesday night. (Stats Inside)

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Meeks a mid-season candidate for Naismith award

Posted: 02/25/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball player Jodie Meeks has been named a mid-season candidate for the Naismith Trophy as announced by the Atlanta Tipoff Club on Tuesday.

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