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UK Women Head to WNIT

Posted: 03/13/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Kentucky women’s basketball team will be a part of postseason play for a school-record third consecutive season as it was selected to participate in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The Wildcats will meet the Oakland Golden Grizzlies located in Rochester, Mich., Thursday, March 15. Game times and ticket information will be announced Tuesday, March 13.

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Mitch Barnhart Talks About Tubby Smith

Updated: 03/13/2007 - Q: How have you, aside from the loss to Mississippi State, down the stretch the last couple of weeks have you seen any sort of progress? A: Well, you know that I think that's Tubby's job in terms of gauging player-personnel issues.

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Barnhart: "Tubby's Our Basketball Coach"

Updated: 03/12/2007 - UK athletic director Mitch Barnhart commented on coach Tubby Smith in an interview Monday with AP. Barnhart said, "Tubby's our basketball coach." He stopped short of saying Smith would remain the man in charge of the Cats but added high school recruits should have no reason Smith won't be the coach at UK.

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Marshall University Basketball Coach

Updated: 03/12/2007 - Marshall University Director of Athletics Bob Marcum announced today that Ron Jirsa will not be retained as head men's basketball coach.

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Cats Face Villanova in NCAA Opener

Posted: 03/11/2007 - LEXINGTON -- Kentucky earned its 16th consecutive bid to the NCAA Tournament, earning the No. 8 seed in the West Region, when the tournament bracket was announced Sunday evening.

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UK Improves to 15-0, Ties School Record

Posted: 03/10/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – After demolishing the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks to the tune of 27-0 on Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium, the No. 17 Kentucky baseball team improved to 15-0, tying the 2000 club for the best start in the 103-year history of the Wildcat baseball program.

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UK's Meeks Named All-American

Posted: 03/10/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky freshman guard Jodie Meeks has been named to the Collegeinsider.com Freshman All-America team as announced by the organization.

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Wildcat Diver Set to Defend National Title

Posted: 03/10/2007 - MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.-Senior Taryn Ignacio is one step closer to defending her crown as national champion on the platform when she placed fifth overall today to advance to the finals competition in the last night of the 2007 NCAA Championships.

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O.J. Mayo Cited for Marijuana Possession

Posted: 03/10/2007 - HUNTINGTON — O.J. Mayo was one of four young males cited for misdemeanor possession of marijuana late Friday night at the 2200 block of 10th Avenue, Cabell County Sheriff's Deputy Doug Adams said.

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UK Falls To Mississippi State

Updated: 03/10/2007 - It came down to the wire, but in the end, UK lost to the Mississippi State Bulldogs in the quarterfinal round of the SEC tournament in Atlanta.

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Another Bengal Appears in Court

Posted: 03/09/2007 - BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) - Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Deltha O'Neal has pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless driving in a plea agreement negotiated with prosecutors.

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Bus Crash Claims Another Bluffton Player

Updated: 03/09/2007 - ATLANTA (AP) - A college baseball player pulled from the wreckage of his team's charter bus died of his injuries Friday, raising the death toll from last week's crash to seven.

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Upsets Aplenty In Conference Tournaments

Posted: 03/09/2007 - (AP) - In Los Angeles, fourth-ranked UCLA was knocked out in the quarterfinals of the Pac-10 tournament by California. Ayinde Ubaka scored eight of his career-high 29 points in overtime for the Golden Bears, who are a mere 16-16 after springing the surprise.

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LSU Will Have New Coach for NCAA Tournament

Posted: 03/08/2007 - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU women's basketball coach Pokey Chatman said Thursday she won't coach in the NCAA tournament, and The Times-Picayune of New Orleans reported on its Web site the resignation was prompted by the school's discovery of inappropriate conduct between Chatman and one or more players.

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Suspensions For UK Football

Posted: 03/08/2007 - * Three players, starting offensive tackle Garry Williams, starting offensive guard Christian Johnson, and reserve linebacker Micah Johnson, have been suspended indefinitely for academic reasons. Each of the players may return to the team as soon as his responsibilities have been fulfilled to Coach Brooks' satisfaction.

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Cats Roll In Tournament Opener

Updated: 03/08/2007 - A big opening game for the UK Wildcats in the opening round of the SEC tournament. The Cats easily defeated Alabama, 79-67.

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John Henry Celebrates Birthday at Horse Park

Posted: 03/08/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - "John Henry" is grumpy, in one of those "I don't care what you want, I'm not coming over" kinda moods. So no matter how many times Karen Jumenville offers one of the greatest thoroughbreds in the history of horse racing a treat, he ignores her. Maybe he's not hungry. Maybe he sees the cameraman out of the corner of his eye trying to get a picture. Or maybe he's just playing hard to get.

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LSU Women's Coach Resigns

Posted: 03/07/2007 - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- LSU women's basketball coach Pokey Chatman, who twice took the Lady Tigers to the Final Four after taking over as head coach in 2004, unexpectedly announced her resignation Wednesday.

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BatCats Run Record to 13-0

Updated: 03/07/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Sean Coughlin, Brian Spear, Matt McKinney, and Brock Wright homered, as the No. 17 Kentucky baseball team plated 17 unanswered runs to throttle the Cincinnati Bearcats 21-7, on Wednesday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Steele, Davidson Questionable When Bama Meets Cats

Updated: 03/07/2007 - BANGED-UP BAMA: Alabama knew that point guard Ronald Steele would be questionable for the SEC tournament. He's nursed a sore knee most of the season. But Jermareo Davidson appears to be in worse shape. The senior center hurt his back in Sunday's regular-season finale, a 91-67 loss at Mississippi State. He hasn't been able to practice since then, sitting out Wednesday's workout at the Georgia Dome.

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Georgetown College in 16th Straight NAIA Tournament

Updated: 03/07/2007 - The third-seed and third-ranked Georgetown College Tigers will play Xavier (LA) in the first round of the 2007 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Thursday, March 15th at 4:30 p.m. CST, according to the pairings released on Wednesday afternoon. All games will be played in the Municipal Auditorium.

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Churchill Downs Adds Quarantine Facility

Posted: 03/07/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 7, 2007) - Foreign horsemen who wish to ship their Thoroughbreds to compete in the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks and other races at Churchill Downs will benefit from an on-track quarantine and isolation facility now located on the grounds of the historic track.

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Derby Prospect Will Run in Lane's End

Posted: 03/07/2007 - LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - "Hard Spun" is to ship to Turfway Park to take advantage of the Kentucky track's synthetic surface. The colt is a top prospect for the Kentucky Derby. He will miss the 300-thousand-dollar Rebel Stakes, instead training for the 500-thousand-dollar Lane's End Stakes at Turfway.

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