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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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Georgie Boy wins San Felipe

Posted: 03/15/2008 - ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - Georgie Boy beat Gayego by three-quarters of a length Saturday in the $200,000 San Felipe Stakes for 3-year-olds at Santa Anita.

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Sierra Sunset wins the Rebel

Posted: 03/15/2008 - HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Sierra Sunset won the $300,000 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park by three lengths Saturday, holding King's Silver Son at bay down the stretch in the 48th running of the Kentucky Derby prep.

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ESPN2 will televise SEC Championship game

Updated: 03/16/2008 - ATLANTA (AP) - ESPN2 will replace CBS in televising the championship game of the Southeastern Conference tournament, which was forced to change its schedule after a tornado damaged the Georgia Dome.

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Weather making SEC Tournament "Chaotic"

Posted: 03/15/2008 - By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) - The setting resembled a Pee Wee league game, with seats reserved for family and friends. Most everyone else headed for home while a Southeastern Conference tournament like no other ad-libbed its way through the weekend, trying to pick up the pieces from a devastating storm.

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Georgia's Swansey Stuns Cats in OT

Posted: 03/15/2008 - ATLANTA (AP) - Zac Swansey scored five points in overtime, including an unlikely turnaround 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds left, and Georgia upset Kentucky to 60-56 on Saturday to continue its surprising SEC tournament run.

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Scramble On To Get Left Out UK Fans The Game

Posted: 03/15/2008 - 27 SPORTSFIRST crews in Atlanta are reporting many local hotels and sports bars are carrying the Noon UK/Georgia game for fans unable to go to Georgia Tech's Alexander Memorial Coliseum. The game was moved to the smaller facility after Friday night's storm damaged the Georgia Dome.

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SEC updates tournament schedule

Posted: 03/15/2008 - The Southeastern Conference announced that the remaining schedule of the 2008 SEC Basketball Tournament is as follows: Saturday, March 15 Game 8 – Georgia vs. Kentucky – 12 p.m. ET Game 9 – Tennessee vs. Arkansas – 6 p.m. ET Game 10 – Mississippi State vs. Winner of Game 8 – 8:30 p.m. ET

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SEC Confirms Game Schedule

Updated: 03/15/2008 - The SEC has confirmed that the University of Kentucky will play the University of Georgia at noon Saturday at Georgia Tech's Alexander Memorial Coliseum.

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Severe Weather Rocks SEC Tournament

Posted: 03/14/2008 - ATLANTA (AP) - A severe storm ripped away two panels in the side of the Georgia Dome during the Southeastern Conference tournament, sending debris tumbling from the ceiling, halting the Alabama-Mississippi State game and prompting fans to flee for the exits.

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Arkansas takes out Vandy, 81-75

Posted: 03/14/2008 - ATLANTA (AP) - Darian Townes and Gary Ervin each scored 18 points and Arkansas dominated No. 18 Vanderbilt inside, winning 81-75 Friday to advance to the Southeastern Conference tournament semifinals.

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Lexington Catholic Ranked #25 in Rivals.com Fab 50

Updated: 03/14/2008 - Lexington Catholic punched its ticket to the Sweet 16 earlier this week with a win over Bryan Station in the 11th region finals. Now the Knights are moving up the national polls with a #25 ranking in the latest Rivals.com poll.

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Lofton's 3-Ball Lifts Vols Over South Carolina

Updated: 03/14/2008 - ATLANTA (AP) - Chris Lofton hit a 3-pointer with 11.4 seconds remaining and No. 4 Tennessee survived South Carolina's bid at a huge upset, sending Dave Odom into retirement with an 89-87 victory over the Gamecocks in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday.

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LSU makes Miles one of highest paid coaches

Posted: 03/14/2008 - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU officials have agreed to pay football coach Les Miles at least $3.75 million a year for five years, part of a renegotiated contract deal after the Tigers won the national championship.

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Vandy advances in SEC Tournament

Posted: 03/13/2008 - ALANTA (AP) - Shan Foster played like the Southeastern Conference player of the year. A.J. Ogilvy was even better. Ogilvy scored a career-best 27 points and Foster added 26 after being named the top player on the coaches' All-SEC team earlier in the week, leading No. 18 Vanderbilt past Auburn 93-82 in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference tournament Thursday.

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Baseball Wildcats open SEC play on Friday

Posted: 03/13/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After opening its season with an impressive 15-0 start, the No. 4 Kentucky baseball team opens Southeastern Conference play, hosting the Alabama Crimson Tide in a three-game series, with first pitch of game one coming Friday at 4 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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South Carolina opens SEC Tourney with win

Posted: 03/13/2008 - ATLANTA (AP) - South Carolina broke open a tight game with a 19-5 run and Dave Odom's retirement plans were put on hold as the Gamecocks beat LSU 77-73 in the opening game of the Southeastern Conference tournament Thursday.

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