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Barbee elevated to UK assistant coach

Updated: 10:48 AM - Head coach John Calipari announced on Friday the elevation of Tony Barbee to assistant coach after spending the 2014-15 season as the special assistant to the head coach at Kentucky. Barbee, a former head coach at UTEP and Auburn, will rejoin the bench as an assistant coach, a role in which he has served for nine years under Calipari’s tutelage throughout his career. Barbee will fill the vacated position of Barry “Slice” Rohrssen, who accepted the associate head coach position at St. John’s last month.

Calipari receives Humanitarian Award from Alltech

Updated: 05/20/2015 - John Calipari, head men’s basketball coach for the University of Kentucky, received Alltech’s prestigious 2015 Humanitarian Award on his home court at Rupp Arena on Wednesday.

NCAA awards 3 UK teams for academic success

Updated: 05/20/2015 - The University of Kentucky has a school-record three teams – men’s basketball, women’s cross country and men’s golf – that have received awards for their Academic Progress Rate scores, the NCAA announced Wednesday.

Stoops will attend Governor's Cup luncheon

Posted: 05/19/2015 - The annual Governor’s Cup luncheon is scheduled for June 3 at the Frankfort Country Club and Kentucky coach Mark Stoops will be in attendance.

In basketball, a golden era for the Blue and White

Updated: 05/20/2015 - For all the winning seasons, SEC titles and NCAA championships, it's hard to believe there have been but a few truly golden eras through the long history of UK basketball. This is one of them.

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