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MSU Erases 22 Point Deficit to Beat Tennessee State

Posted: 02/29/2008 - MOREHEAD, Ky. - Thirty-four seconds into the second half, the Morehead State Eagles found themselves trailing by 22 points to a Tennessee State team that was hitting nearly 70 percent of its field goal attempts and had made 11 of its 13 three-pointers. But, led by its post tandem of junior Leon Buchanan and freshman Kenneth Faried, MSU rallied for an 84-76 win over the Tigers Thursday (Feb. 28) evening in Johnson Arena, and in doing so, secured a first-round home game in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament that begins next Tuesday (March 4).

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MSU Gets Comeback Victory

Posted: 02/28/2008 - MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Morehead State overcame a 22-point second half deficit and beat Tennessee State 84-76 Thursday night at Johnson Arena.

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Frazier Homers; Wildcats Beat Oakland 12-2

Posted: 02/28/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The No. 17 Kentucky baseball team got multi-hit performances from four starters, including a 3-for-4, two-RBI day from third baseman Chris McClendon, as the Wildcats opened the game with 10 unanswered runs and got a solid pitching performance from starter James Paxton, blasting the Oakland Golden Grizzlies 12-2, on Thursday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK Escapes Ole Miss Comeback

Updated: 02/27/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Joe Crawford and Patrick Patterson scored 15 points apiece as Kentucky held off Mississippi 58-54 on Wednesday.

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Baseball Cats Back in Action Thursday

Posted: 02/27/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After opening up its home slate with a 15-5 pounding of Oakland on Tuesday afternoon, the No. 17 Kentucky baseball team returns to its two-game Oakland series on Thursday, facing off with the Golden Grizzlies at 4 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Transy Men and Women Advance in Heartland Tourney

Updated: 02/26/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Transylvania got off to a hot start at the Beck Center Tuesday, grabbing an early 18-point lead over Rose-Hulman and crusing to a 66-50 win over the Engineers to advance in the Heartland Conference Tournament. As for the women, Sara Sexton hit two free-throws with just six seconds left to ice Transy's 53 - 52 win over Rose-Hulman.

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CBS Apologizes For Disruption Of UK-Arkansas

Updated: 02/26/2008 - CBS apologized Tuesday for what happened at the end of the telecast of Saturday's Kentucky-Arkansas game. Seventy-nine affiliates were affected by a problem at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York.

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UK Baseball Hosts Oakland Tuesday

Posted: 02/25/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The No. 20 Kentucky baseball team, fresh off a sweep of the 23rd annual Coca-Cola Classic in Mobile, Ala., opens its home schedule, beginning at 15-game homestand with Oakland, on Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Patterson Named SEC Freshman Of The Week

Updated: 02/25/2008 - Freshman Patrick Patterson has been named the SEC Freshman of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday. It is his third weekly honor from the league this season. The 6-8 Huntington, W.Va. native averaged a double-double (17.0 ppg, 10.0 rpg) on the week, helping Kentucky to a weekly sweep of Georgia and Arkansas and a 6-0 record at home in league play.

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UK Women Win On The Road At Arkansas 59-56

Updated: 02/24/2008 - On a day that celebrated Arkansas’ three seniors in their home finale, it was Kentucky’s seniors that stole the show as Chante’ Bowman (Detroit), Chelsea Chowning (Berea, Ky.), Sarah Elliott (McKee, Ky.) and Samantha Mahoney (Detroit) combined for 39 points and 20 rebounds to help the Cats win a nail-biter 59-56 in Bud Walton Arena on Sunday. Mahoney led all scorers with 19 points while Elliott, who scored all 10 of her points in the second half followed with 10 points and six rebounds. Sophomore Lydia Watkins came off the bench to add 10 points and grab five rebounds.

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Cats win baseball opener

Posted: 02/23/2008 - MOBILE, Ala. – Behind eight extra-base hits - including home runs from Sawyer Carroll and Bryan Rose - the No. 20 Kentucky baseball team exploded for 10 runs in its season opener and got a stellar pitching performance from lefty Chris Rusin, downing the Xavier Musketeers 10-1, in the 2008 season opener, on Saturday afternoon at South Alabama’s Stanky Field.

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Sampson Done at Indiana; Players Skip Practice

Updated: 02/26/2008 - BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Indiana University spokesman Larry MacIntyre says the school has agreed to a $750,000 buyout with basketball coach Kelvin Sampson. Assistant Dan Dakich takes over as interim head coach.

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Wildcats Welcome A Familiar Face

Updated: 01/06/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Arkansas coach John Pelphrey is expecting neither boos nor sympathy Saturday when he returns to a familiar Rupp Arena but an unfamiliar spot - the visitor's bench.

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Morehead Wins A Battle At Eastern

Updated: 02/22/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Kenneth Faried scored on a putback with 1.8 seconds left to lift Morehead State to a 51-49 win over Eastern Kentucky on Wednesday night.

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J.B. Gets KOed

Posted: 02/20/2008 - MARANA, Ariz. (AP) - Tiger Woods produced another incredible comeback in the desert Wednesday, playing the final five holes in 5-under par to turn what looked like certain defeat into an unlikely victory in the Accenture Match Play Championship.

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UK Hoops Travel to Face No. 6 LSU

Posted: 02/20/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - With just three regular-season games remaining, the Kentucky women’s basketball team travels to Baton Rouge, La., Thursday, Feb. 21 to take on No. 6 LSU at 8:07 p.m. EST in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center for the first of two straight road games. The game will be carried live on the Big Blue Sports Network with Neil Price and tape delayed on Cox Sports Television in Baton Rouge.

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Kentucky Turns Away Georgia, 61 - 55

Posted: 02/19/2008 - By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Joe Crawford scored 23 points and Patrick Patterson added 20 points and nine rebounds as Kentucky held off Georgia 61-55 on Tuesday.

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Bob Howsam, Architect Of Big Red Machine Dies

Updated: 02/19/2008 - Bob Howsam, a former general manager of the Cincinnati Reds and St. Louis Cardinals and a founder of the Denver Broncos, died Tuesday in Sun City, Ariz., his son said.

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Wildcats Begin Home Stretch With Bulldogs

Posted: 02/18/2008 - Bradley called the hard foul from Georgia's Dave Bliss that sent him sprawling to the floor and ultimately to the locker room in the first half of Kentucky's 63-58 win on Feb. 2 "no big deal." While there's certainly no love lost between the Wildcats and the Bulldogs, don't expect Bradley to go looking for a little payback.

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Holmes Takes on Tiger Wednesday

Posted: 02/18/2008 - MARANA, Ariz. (AP) - J.B. Holmes was on his way to register Monday for the Accenture Match Play Championship when he bumped into Masters champion Zach Johnson, who stopped in mock surprise.

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Kentucky to Host Gridiron Bash

Posted: 02/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, KY, February 18, 2008 - The University of Kentucky and New York City-based MSL Sports and Entertainment today announced that the university will host Gridiron Bash(tm) The Ultimate Fan Competition(tm) the day before the Blue/White Spring Game.

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Big Second Half Lifts UK Women Over Alabama

Updated: 02/17/2008 - The Kentucky women’s basketball team used a 39-to-23 second half performance to pull away from a four-point halftime advantage and defeat Alabama 64-44 in Memorial Coliseum Sunday. The 20-point victory was the Cats’ largest margin of victory over a Southeastern Conference foe this season. Senior center Sarah Elliott (McKee, Ky.) led UK with 16 points and six rebounds while junior point guard Carly Ormerod (Louisville, Ky.), returning to action after missing 14 straight games due to injury, added eight points.

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