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UK women fall on Senior Day; secure bye in SEC Tournament

Posted: 03/02/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s basketball team could not overcome a poor shooting afternoon as South Carolina defeated the Wildcats 65-57 in Rupp Arena on Senior Day. Led by senior Samantha Mahoney’s (Detroit) 12 points and a season-high 11 points from junior Carly Ormerod (Louisville, Ky.), UK shot a dismal 13.6 percent (3-of-22) in the first half and just 27.6 percent (16-of-58) for the game.

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No. 1 Vols Hold Off Cats 63-60

Updated: 03/02/2008 - A week that began with a No. 1 ranking was far from smooth for Tennessee. Chris Lofton scored 14 points, including a jump shot with 1:15 left, and the Vols beat Kentucky 63-60 on Sunday to stay atop the Southeastern Conference.

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Friedrich, EKU blast Bradley

Posted: 03/01/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University baseball Colonels defeated the Bradley University Braves Saturday, 13-1, behind a strong outing from preseason All-American Christian Friedrich. The junior southpaw cruised through six innings of two-hit, no-run baseball, while fanning nine batters. With the win, The Colonels improve their record to 3-0-1, while the Braves drop to 2-2.

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UK women set for Senior Day on Sunday

Posted: 03/01/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s basketball team returns to Rupp Arena for the final home game of the regular season when the Wildcats take on South Carolina Sunday, March 2 at 3 p.m. EST. UK, which will honor four seniors in a special pre-game ceremony, looks to capture the fourth seed and receive a first-round bye in the upcoming Southeastern Conference Tournament and a win over the Gamecocks would solidify that. The game will be carried live on the Big Blue Sports Radio Network with Neil Price.

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Cowgill homers twice, Cats roll

Posted: 03/01/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Preseason All-American Collin Cowgill homered twice and Sawyer Carroll added his fourth homer of the season, as the No. 17 Kentucky baseball team put the finishing touches on a sweep of a doubleheader with Butler, routing the Bulldogs 21-2, on Saturday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK's Green Dominates as Cats Blowout Butler

Updated: 03/01/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Striving for perfection with two outs in the seventh inning, junior right-hander Scott Green allowed a perfect-game busting single through the middle of the infield - his only blemish of the day – as the No. 17 Kentucky baseball team rode the arm of Green and got a home run from Sawyer Carroll and two round-trippers from Tyler Howe, dominating the Butler Bulldogs, 14-0 on a beautiful Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK's Paris forced to give up football

Posted: 03/01/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky defensive end Jamil Paris has a medical condition that will require him to give up playing football, Coach Rich Brooks announced Friday.

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Patterson Out For The Season

Updated: 02/29/2008 - Kentucky freshman Patrick Patterson will miss the rest of the season after being diagnosed with a stress fracture in his left ankle.

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Former Wildcat Yeast Rejoins Horsemen

Posted: 02/29/2008 - The Horsemen Arena Football team has been assigned Craig Yeast, former wide receiver for University of Kentucky. Yeast attended the University of Kentucky from 1995-1998 after playing quarter back and running back at Harrodsburg High School. At the time of his departure from the university, he was the all-time leader in career receptions in the history of the Southeastern Conference, with 208 catches and was second in career receiving yards with 2,899. As a senior he was a third team All- American according to College Football News, and was also a consensus All-Southeastern Conference first-team selection. He was a semi-finalist for the Fred Biletnikoff.

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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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