WKYT | Lexington, Kentucky | Sports

More Headlines

Pat Washington named to UK staff

Updated: 02/27/2012 - Pat Washington, who has 15 years of coaching experience in the Southeastern Conference and also played in the league, will be the wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator for the Wildcat football team, Coach Joker Phillips has announced.

Read More

Kentucky women clinch SEC title

Posted: 02/26/2012 - A'Dia Mathies and Bernisha Pinkett scored 13 points each to lead No. 13 Kentucky to a 76-40 victory Sunday over Mississippi State and clinch the Wildcats' first regular season Southeastern Conference title in 30 years.

Read More

Davis' 28 leads Cats over Vandy

Updated: 02/25/2012 - Freshman Anthony Davis scored a career-high 28 points on 10-of-11 shooting, and No. 1 Kentucky beat Vanderbilt 83-74 on Saturday to win the Southeastern Conference regular season title for the 45th time.

Read More

UK closing on undefeated SEC season

Updated: 02/24/2012 - Freshman Anthony Davis and No. 1 Kentucky might just be in perfect position as the regular season winds down. Davis is a leading candidate for national player of the year, while the Wildcats (27-1, 13-0) are closing in on the first undefeated run through the Southeastern Conference since accomplishing the feat in 2003.

Read More

UK women face South Carolina on Senior Night

Posted: 02/22/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 13/10 Kentucky women’s basketball team looks to send out its three seniors (Crystal Riley, Amber Smith and Keyla Snowden) on a winning note when the Wildcats play host to South Carolina on Thursday in their home finale. Game time in Memorial Coliseum is 7 p.m. ET.

Read More

No. 1 Kentucky survives Mississippi St, 73-64

Updated: 02/21/2012 - Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 18 points, Anthony Davis added 13 points and 11 rebounds and No. 1 Kentucky rallied to beat Mississippi State 73-64 Tuesday night.

Read More

UK heads for Mississippi St. Tuesday

Updated: 02/21/2012 - John Calipari takes his number one ranked Wildcats to Mississippi State Tuesday night riding an 18 game winning streak. Tipoff is at 9pm with the game televised by ESPN.

Read More

UK Hoops ends losing skid vs. Vandy

Updated: 02/20/2012 - Back home after losing three straight on the road and falling out of the Top 10, No. 13 Kentucky recovered with a 70-61 victory over Vanderbilt on Monday night. Samarie Walker scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for the Wildcats (22-5, 11-3 Southeastern Conference), now tied with Tennessee for the conference lead.

Read More

UK Women return to Memorial Monday vs. Vanderbilt

Updated: 02/19/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - No. 7/8 Kentucky women's basketball returns to the friendly confines of Memorial Coliseum for its Play 4Kay game vs. No. 24 Vanderbilt on Monday night. Game time is 9 p.m. ET as it will be televised live on ESPN2 with Pam Ward and Rebecca Lobo calling the action.

Read More

Cats find groove, extend home court streak to 50

Updated: 02/18/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Terrence Jones had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 1 Kentucky to a 77-62 victory over Mississippi on Saturday, the Wildcats' 50th consecutive win at home.

Read More

UK hosts Ole Miss Saturday at 4pm

Updated: 02/17/2012 - The Kentucky Wildcats will be a heavy favorite to make it 18 in a row Saturday afternoon as they return to Rupp Arena against the Ole Miss Rebels. You can see the game on WKYT beginning at 4pm.

Read More

UK Hoops falls at Alabama 77-75

Updated: 02/16/2012 - Jasmine Robinson scored 17 points and Alabama held off a big rally for a 77-75 victory over No. 7 Kentucky on Thursday night, the Crimson Tide's first win against a ranked team in more than nine years.

Read More

Ex-Wildcat Johnson, Bills exchange contract offers

Posted: 02/16/2012 - ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - A person familiar with discussions has told The Associated Press that the Buffalo Bills and potential free-agent receiver Stevie Johnson have exchanged contract offers and plan to meet again at the NFL combine in Indianapolis next week.

Read More

UK baseball Wildcats open season tomorrow

Posted: 02/16/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Kentucky baseball team will open its 2012 season with three games in Spartanburg, S.C., with the season lidlifter at Wofford set for Friday at 4 p.m. ET at Russell C. King Field. UK will face Eastern Michigan on Saturday at 12 p.m. ET before finishing the opening weekend with a game at USC Upstate on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET.

Read More

Tee Martin headed to Southern Cal

Updated: 02/16/2012 - University of Kentucky wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator Tee Martin is leaving to coach the receivers at Southern California.

Read More

Calipari comments on open practice

Updated: 02/16/2012 - UK coach John Calipari put his team through an open practice and scrimmage Thursday afternoon. Just before the workout started Calipari talked about how the practice provides a way for his players to keep an edge during a week without a game.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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).

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.