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LCA Takes Home First Girls' Crown

Updated: 03/19/2007 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Anna Martin scored 25 points to spark Lexington Christian past Iroquois 71-to-62 tonight to give the Lady Eagles the championship of the Girls Sweet Sixteen.

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Cats Brace For #1 Seed Kansas

Updated: 03/18/2007 - CHICAGO (AP) - Mention the words Kentucky, Kansas and last year in the same breath, and Wildcats forward Bobby Perry is sure to grimace. The Wildcats have bragging rights over Kansas, Duke, North Carolina and anybody else when it comes to history and tradition. When they visited Kansas last year, though, the winningest program in college history got whupped like a newcomer to Division III.

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Law Rules Rupp

Posted: 03/17/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A hostile crowd. A big shot. A season on the line. All in a day's work for Acie Law. The Texas A&M point guard whose cool demeanor earned him the nickname "Captain Clutch," did it again. Law took over late and led the Aggies past Louisville 72-69 Saturday in the second round of the South Regional.

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Street Sense Wins in Tampa

Posted: 03/17/2007 - OLDSMAR, Fla. (AP) - Street Sense just may be the horse to beat in the Kentucky Derby. The 2-year-old champion got his 3-year-old campaign off to a rousing start Saturday, gamely holding off Any Given Saturday at the finish to win the $300,000 Tampa Bay Derby.

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LCA Advances to Sweet 16 Finals

Posted: 03/17/2007 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - A first-time state champion will be crowned tonight in the girls Sweet Sixteen state basketball tournament.

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Bluegrass Wildcats Tame Philly Cats

Posted: 03/17/2007 - CHICAGO (AP) - Tubby Smith was walking off the floor when a fan called out, "Yeah, Tubby! You rock!" Nothing like another Kentucky win in the NCAA tournament to get the critics off of Smith's back. For one day, at least.

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Lofton At it Again - Vols Roll

Updated: 03/16/2007 - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Coach Bruce Pearl figured his Tennessee Volunteers would have to score a lot of points to beat Long Beach State. Boy, did they. With Chris Lofton leading the way with 25 points, the Volunteers set off some offensive fireworks to beat the 49ers 121-86 Friday in an NCAA first-round shootout.

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Reds' Top Prospect Still a Minor Leaguer

Updated: 03/16/2007 - SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds reassigned their top pitching prospect to minor league camp on Friday, but that was OK with Homer Bailey, the team's first pick in the 2004 draft.

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Bengals Lose DT to Browns

Updated: 03/16/2007 - The Bengals have declined to match the offer made by the Cleveland Browns to DT Shaun Smith.

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Heels Drop Colonels

Posted: 03/16/2007 - WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina spent the early minutes of its N-C-A-A tournament opener looking like a top seed determined to beat down an overmatched opponent.

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Duke: One and Done

Updated: 03/16/2007 - BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Duke's done. Eric Maynor hit a 15-foot jumper with 1.8 seconds left to give Virginia Commonwealth a 79-77 upset victory over the Blue Devils in the first round of the NCAA tournament Thursday night. Maynor finished with 22 points, six in the final 1:24.

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UK Women Advance in WNIT

Posted: 03/15/2007 - ROCHESTER, Mich. – Senior Kentucky guard Jenny Pfeiffer (North Vernon, Ind.) scored a game-high 21 points, including five three-pointers, and the Wildcats used a strong second-half defensive performance to turn back stingy Oakland, 65-56, in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament First Round on Thursday in the O’Rena.

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Georgetown Falls in NAIA

Posted: 03/15/2007 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Trailing by eight at halftime, Xavier University (La.) opened the second half with a 9-3 run to ultimately topple No. 3 seeded Georgetown College (Ky.) on Thursday in the first round of the NAIA-Buffalo Funds Division I Men's Basketball Championship Tournament at Municipal Auditorium.

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Tar Heels May Face EKU Without Coach

Updated: 03/16/2007 - WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Roy Williams was expected to coach North Carolina in the first round of the NCAA tournament Thursday night, one day after his sister's death.

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Tubby Calls Season a Success Thus Far

Posted: 03/15/2007 - CHICAGO (AP) - Tubby Smith has a national title on his resume, and you have to go back almost 15 years to find the last NCAA tournament he's missed. His career winning percentage ranks up there with Mike Krzyzewski, Rick Pitino and Bob Huggins.

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Baseball Wildcats Put Unbeaten Streak On the Line

Posted: 03/15/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 12 Kentucky baseball team puts its undefeated record on the line as it opens Southeastern Conference play, hosting a three-game set with No. 9 Arkansas, beginning Friday at 6:30 p.m. EDT at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Campbellsville Opens NAIA with Win

Posted: 03/15/2007 - Kansas City, Mo. - Junior forward Zach Allender posted a game-high 31 points and 22 rebounds to lead unseeded Campbellsville University to an 80-55 victory against No. 13 Houston Baptist University (Texas) Thursday in first-round action at the 2007 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship. The entire 31-game tournament is being held at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City.

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Pike Co. Central Knocks Off Rose Hill

Posted: 03/15/2007 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Adrienne Sloane scored 18 points and grabbed eleven rebounds to rally Pike County Central to a 55-to-42 victory over Rose Hill Academy today. It was the opening round game of this year's Sweet 16 Tournament for the teams.

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Louisville Rocks Stanford in Rupp

Posted: 03/15/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Louisville did just fine in its odd Kentucky home. Stanford seemed all too eager to flee back to the West Coast. Playing at Rupp Arena - home to archrival Kentucky - Louisville got 16 points from both Edgar Sosa and David Padgett to rout Stanford 78-58 Thursday in the opening round of the South Regional.

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Assumption Knocks Out Wayne County

Updated: 03/15/2007 - Louisville Assumption has crushed Wayne County 42-to-18 in the first round of the Girls' Sweet Sixteen state basketball tournament in Bowling Green.

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UK Women Prepare for Oakland

Posted: 03/14/2007 - ROCHESTER, Mich. – For a school-record third consecutive season, the Kentucky women’s basketball team was selected for postseason play when the Women’s National Invitation Tournament field was announced. The Wildcats are set to begin their postseason quest Thursday, March 15, when they face Oakland at 7 p.m. EDT in the O’Rena. The game will be carried live on the Big Blue Sports Network (radio) with Neil Price.

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North Carolina Prepares For EKU

Updated: 03/15/2007 - WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - More than a week has passed since the flagrant foul that left Tyler Hansbrough's nose broken and gushing blood. Yet the North Carolina star's injury is still the focus of attention as the Tar Heels prepare to open the NCAA tournament.

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Rose Says He Bet on His Team Every Night

Posted: 03/14/2007 - NEW YORK (AP) - Pete Rose says he bet on the Cincinnati Reds every night when he managed them, but would like another chance in a major league dugout despite his lifetime ban because of gambling.

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Pitino Doesn't Enjoy Coaching in Rupp

Updated: 03/15/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Louisville coach Rick Pitino says he doesn't look forward to coaching in the University of Kentucky's Rupp Arena again. He says he doesn't enjoy being the villain in the arena where he coached for eight years.

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