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UK opens practice to students, faculty and national TV audience

Updated: 02/15/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky opened its practice on Wednesday, allowing students, faculty, staff and a national television audience in on the top-ranked Wildcats' preparation as they seek to become the first team since 2003 to finish the Southeastern Conference undefeated.

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NCAA changing tournament selection process

Posted: 02/15/2012 - The NCAA has, for the first time, posted credentials for every Division I team to add transparency to the process of selecting the 68 teams for the NCAA tournament.

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Davis, Kidd-Gilchrist named finalists for Tisdale Award

Posted: 02/15/2012 - LEXINGTON, KY – UK freshmen Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist were named among five finalists for the 2012 Wayman Tisdale Award given to the nation’s top freshman as voted on by the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA).

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Five UK players name to All-Commonwealth football team

Posted: 02/15/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Five University of Kentucky football players, including 2011 seniors Winston Guy, Danny Trevathan and Ryan Tydlacka, and juniors La’Rod King and Larry Warford, have been named to the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 All-Commonwealth Collegiate Team, it was announced this week.

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UK women travel to Alabama for Thursday matchup

Posted: 02/15/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – No. 7/8 Kentucky looks to get back on the winning track and hold on to first place in the Southeastern Conference when it travels to Tuscaloosa, Ala., to face the Crimson Tide on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. ET in Foster Auditorium.

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UK, deaf fan settle suit

Posted: 02/15/2012 - A deaf University of Kentucky football season ticket holder and the school have settled a lawsuit over closed-captioning.

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UK open practice Wednesday

Updated: 02/16/2012 - UK coach John Calipari is opening his practice Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Coliseum. The workout and scrimmage can be seen live on WKYT between 3pm and 5pm and can also be viewed at wkyt.com. Following Saturday's win over Vanderbilt the Cats are riding a 17 game winning streak and the number one ranking in the country. Sophomore guard Doron Lamb said he was not surprised Kentucky is 25-1

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Former Wildcat Dunlap traded

Posted: 02/14/2012 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Mystics have acquired center Ashley Robinson from the Seattle Storm in a trade for first-round draft pick Victoria Dunlap.

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Lady Vols crush UK Hoops 91-54

Posted: 02/13/2012 - Meighan Simmons scored a season-high 25 points and No. 13 Tennessee routed No. 7 Kentucky 91-54 on Monday night.

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WKYT to air UK practice live and online

Updated: 02/13/2012 - Wednesday afternoon the Cats will hit the practice floor at Memorial Coliseum and fans will be able to see it live on WKYT.

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Cats win thriller in Nashville, 69-63

Posted: 02/11/2012 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Doron Lamb hit a 3-pointer with 3:18 left to put No. 1 Kentucky ahead to stay, and the Wildcats took a big step toward a Southeastern Conference regular-season title by beating Vanderbilt 69-63 Saturday night for their 17th straight win.

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Kentucky beats Vandy 69-63 for 17th straight win

Posted: 02/11/2012 - Kentucky (25-1, 11-0) disrupted Vanderbilt with aggressive defense in the first half, and the Wildcats held off a furious charge in a sold-out and electric Memorial Gym by scoring the final eight points of the game.

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Calipari cracks jokes about birthday

Posted: 02/10/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari says Friday he's a couple of years younger than he feels on his 53rd birthday.

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Thompson named McDonald's All-American

Updated: 02/09/2012 - Kentucky women's basketball signee Janee Thompson, a 5-foot-7 point guard from Whitney Young High School in Chicago has been selected to play in the prestigious 2012 McDonald's All-American High School Basketball Game on March 28, 2012 in the United Center in Chicago.

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Mathies, Novosel named to Player of the Year Watch List

Posted: 02/09/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The accolades continue to come in for University of Kentucky women’s basketball junior guard A’dia Mathies. One day after being named to the 2011-12 State Farm Wade Watch list, Mathies has been named to the U.S. Basketball Writers’ Association Midseason Watch list, as announced by the association Thursday.

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Former Wildcats named to NBA Rising Stars game

Posted: 02/08/2012 - NEW YORK -- Reigning Rookie of the Year Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers, the Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving, the No. 1 overall selection in the 2011 NBA Draft, and Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Ricky Rubio, who ranks third overall in assists, lead a list of 18 players selected for the 2012 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge to be held on Friday, Feb. 24, in Orlando during NBA All-Star 2012.

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SEC commissioner says bowl system changes still years away

Posted: 02/08/2012 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The man who helped propose the plus-one plan to find a national champion in football says actual change remains a couple years away even if everyone can agree on changes to the Bowl Championship Series.

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Florida coach thinks Cats can win it all

Posted: 02/08/2012 - Can the Wildcats do it? Does UK have what it takes to win a national championship? Last night in Rupp Arena, John Calipari's team made a statement in beating Florida by 20.

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Liggins to remain with Orlando

Posted: 02/08/2012 - The Orlando Magic did not waive rookie combo guard DeAndre Liggins by Tuesday's 6 PM deadline, confirming the Kentucky product will remain on the team's roster for the rest of the regular season and fully guaranteeing his salary.

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