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Campbellsville headed to school's first Fab Four

Updated: 03/23/2008 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Campbellsville University (Ky.) outscored Oklahoma Baptist University 6-2 in the final minute of play to record a 74-69 victory Saturday in the quarterfinal round of the 2008 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship at Municipal Auditorium.

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Miller leads Mason over Holmes

Posted: 03/23/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Darius Miller dominated the second half as Mason County beat Holmes 57-48 Saturday in the Boys' Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena.

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WKU players trying to focus on San Diego

Posted: 03/22/2008 - TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Ty Rogers had 172 text messages waiting for him Friday after his 26-foot buzzer-beater gave Western Kentucky a dramatic overtime win against Drake in the NCAA tournament. His cell phone was still blowing up a day later. De'Jon Jackson had a similar experience. Jackson got more congratulatory calls and messages than he could possibly handle after his jumper in the waning seconds OT helped San Diego oust college basketball powerhouse Connecticut.

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Kentucky State releases football schedule

Posted: 03/22/2008 - The Kentucky State University football schedule is complete. The 2008 season will feature 2 major classics and 4 home games for the Thorobreds. Kentucky State University Athletic Director Derita Ratcliffe has put together an outstanding football schedule for the 2008 season. The Thorobreds open the season at home and finish the season with 4 straight road games.

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Holmes knocks off Catholic, reaches finals

Posted: 03/22/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Elijah Pittman scored 15 points to lead a balanced attack as Holmes rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat Lexington Catholic 57-50 Saturday in the semifinals of the Boys' Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena.

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Mason advances to state finals

Updated: 03/22/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Darius Miller scored 19 points to lead Mason County to a 60-50 win over Shelby County on Saturday in the semifinals of the Boys' Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena.

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Auburn Hands UK First Loss of Season

Posted: 03/21/2008 - AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn pitchers Grant Dayton, Evan Crawford and Bryan Woodall teamed up for a 2-0 shutout of No. 2 Kentucky tonight to end the Wildcats' 19-game winning streak.

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Miller Celebrates Birthday With Rout of Paducah Tilghman

Updated: 03/21/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Mason County forward Darius Miller celebrated his 18th birthday in style. The senior scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Royals to a 73-46 rout of Paducah Tilghman Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Boys' Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena. Mason County (32-4) will meet Shelby County (25-8) in the semifinals Saturday morning.

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Rogers' Heroics Lift Western Over Drake

Posted: 03/21/2008 - TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - It was the shot of his life, the shot of the tournament and maybe even one for the ages. "It kind of worked out good," Ty Rogers said, in the understatement of the day. Rogers hit a desperation 26-foot 3-pointer with three defenders in his face and no time on the clock, and 12th-seeded Western Kentucky turned in the upset of the NCAA tournament, beating Drake 101-99 in overtime Friday in the first round of the West Regional.

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Elliott County Takes Mason To the Wire

Updated: 03/21/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Darius Miller rebounded two missed free throws and made two in the final minute as Mason County beat Elliott County 66-62 in the first round of the boys' state tournament in Lexington.

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March Madness Begins

Posted: 03/20/2008 - UNDATED (AP) - March Madness is in full swing. Top-seeded Kansas romped to an 85-61 victory over a Portland State team that was making its first NCAA tournament appearance. Brandon Rush led the Jayhawks into the second round of the Midwest Regional with an 18-point performance in Omaha. UNLV and Kent State are playing for the right to meet Kansas on Saturday.

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Kentucky, Iowa Governors Make Friendly Wager

Updated: 03/20/2008 - DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Forty pounds of premium Iowa pork - that's what Kentucky's governor stands to win if the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers defeat the Drake Bulldogs in Friday's NCAA Men's Basketball tournament.

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Surging Kentucky Ready for Marquette

Updated: 03/20/2008 - For the Kentucky Wildcats, reaching the NCAA tournament for a record 49th time is the highlight of a turbulent season.

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UK-Morehead Baseball Again Cancelled by Rain

Updated: 03/19/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Due to heavy rains in the Lexington area over the past 24 hours, the No. 2 Kentucky baseball team has cancelled its Wednesday matchup with Morehead State, scheduling a make-up game with Xavier on Thursday, with a first pitch set for 1:30 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK and Morehead rescheduled for Wednesday

Posted: 03/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- With the threat of inclement weather moving into the central Kentucky area, the No. 2 UK baseball team has postponed its mid-week matchup with state rival Morehead State to Wednesday, with a new first-pitch time tomorrow, set for 6:30 p.m. ET.

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Elliott, Mahoney named honorable mention All-SEC

Posted: 03/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Seniors Sarah Elliott (McKee, Ky.) and Samantha Mahoney (Detroit), who helped the Wildcats receiver their school-record fourth consecutive bid to postseason play, were named honorable mention All-SEC released today by The Associated Press.

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Patterson to seek second opinion on broken ankle

Posted: 03/18/2008 - DURING THE TAPING OF HIS WEEKLY TELEVISION SHOW, BILLY GILLISPIE SAID LAST NIGHT THAT BIG MAN PATRICK PATTERSON WILL GET A SECOND OPINION ON HIS INJURED ANKLE.

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UK Women headed to WNIT

Posted: 03/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Kentucky women’s basketball team will be a part of postseason play for a school-record fourth consecutive season as it was selected to participate in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament announced Monday night. The Wildcats were one of 16 teams to receive a first-round bye and will meet the winner of Middle Tennessee State and Western Carolina Friday, March 21 in the second round of the WNIT in Memorial Coliseum. Game time is 7 p.m. EST.

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Kentucky State hires Guy Morriss

Posted: 03/17/2008 - Kentucky State University head football coach Fred T. Farrier has announced three (3) additions to the Thorobred coaching staff for the 2008 football season. The new coaches are Guy Morriss, Garry Fisher and Kenyatta McCoy.

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UK Climbs To No. 2 In Baseball Rankings

Updated: 03/17/2008 - The hottest baseball club in the nation, Kentucky has continued its dazzling rise in the national rankings, soaring to No. 2 in latest Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Poll, released on Monday morning.

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