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Cats, Bulldogs clash on Saturday

Posted: 10/28/2011 - The annual Mississippi State-Kentucky football game doesn't often generate a lot of national headlines or even much interest within the Southeastern Conference.

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SEC Media Day: Chasing Kentucky

Updated: 10/27/2011 - Kevin Stallings will withhold his assessment of the Kentucky Wildcats until, say, February. The Vanderbilt coach is plenty familiar with star forward Terrence Jones and probably knows a good bit about Doron Lamb and Darius Miller, too. No assessment of John Calipari's Wildcats is ever complete without taking the full measure of those ballyhooed freshmen that annually parade into Lexington and often become instant stars before turning into NBA millionaires.

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UK Graduation Success Rate highest ever

Posted: 10/25/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The National Collegiate Athletic Association released its annual graduation rates report Tuesday, featuring school-record marks by University of Kentucky student-athletes in the NCAA Graduation Success Rate and the Federal Graduation Rate.

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UK's Goblirsch ends soccer career

Posted: 10/25/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky women’s soccer senior Jenna Goblirsch will not return for her final year of eligibility after suffering a season-ending knee injury during the first training session of preseason, head coach Jon Lipsitz announced.

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UK Hoops picked to finish third in SEC

Posted: 10/25/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky women's basketball team was picked to finish third in the Southeastern Conference this season in a voting of a select panel of both SEC and national media members.

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UK athletes among those petitioning NCAA for cut of TV money

Posted: 10/24/2011 - More than 300 football and men's basketball players from Arizona, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Purdue and UCLA want the NCAA and college presidents to set aside a cut of TV sports revenue for student-athletes to cover the cost of their education.

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UK picked to win SEC Championship

Updated: 10/24/2011 - The University of Kentucky men's basketball team was picked by the media to win its 45th Southeastern Conference championship this season as announced by the SEC on Monday. Each SEC school selected media members that cover their team and additional media from across the nation were selected by the conference office to form the voting panel.

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Committee recommends dissolving UK athletics board

Updated: 10/20/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 20, 2011) − A specially formed committee of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees (BOT) today unanimously recommended that a new BOT committee on intercollegiate athletics be formed as part of its Governing Regulations.

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UK freshmen named to Tisdale Award Watch List

Posted: 10/20/2011 - LEXINGTON, KY – UK freshmen Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Marquis Teague are among 12 players announced Thursday by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) as preseason candidates for the Wayman Tisdale Award, honoring the nation's top freshman for the 2011-12 college basketball season.

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UK ranked 2nd in preseason poll

Posted: 10/20/2011 - UK says this year's men’s basketball team is No. 2 in the newly released ESPN/USA Today Coaches preseason Top 25.

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UK basketball tickets still available

Posted: 10/19/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tickets for the first three home games for the UK men’s basketball team including both exhibitions are currently available to the general public. The tickets made available are from the unsold student ticket allotment.

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Ukwu cleared to play against Jacksonville State

Posted: 10/19/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips announced after practice Wednesday that Kentucky starting defensive end Collins Ukwu, who has missed the past three games because of injury, has been cleared to play against Jacksonville State on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Cats, UK fans celebrate Big Blue Madness

Updated: 10/14/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - John Calipari knows what Wildcat fans want to hear, and the Kentucky coach is busy preaching to the chorus talking national titles at Big Blue Madness.

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Cats use scrimmage to look at young players

Posted: 10/13/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky football team used its practice time on Thursday to hold a one-hour scrimmage at the Nutter Training Facility, allowing head coach Joker Phillips and the UK staff a chance to spend more time with the younger, more inexperienced players.

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Quartet of Cats earn mid-season honors

Posted: 10/13/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Several University of Kentucky football players have been named to mid-season All-America and/or All-Southeastern Conference teams, including linebacker Danny Trevathan, offensive guard Larry Warford, safety Winston Guy, punter Ryan Tydlacka and wide receiver La’Rod King, Phil Steele’s College Football released Thursday.

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Cal addresses Jefferson Co. alumni

Posted: 10/12/2011 - A sold out crowd of nearly 800 UK fans attended the annual Jefferson Co. alumni luncheon in Louisville on Wednesday. UK coach John Calipari was the headline speaker.

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Madness to air on WKYT

Posted: 10/12/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Big Blue Madness, the first open practice opportunity for Kentucky's 2011-12 men's and women's basketball teams, is Friday, Oct. 14. This will be the seventh time Madness has been held at Rupp Arena. Fans will be allowed to enter Rupp Arena beginning at 6 p.m. the night of Big Blue Madness. Madness Timeline:

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UK's Clemons out for the season

Posted: 10/11/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky running back Josh Clemons will miss the rest of the season with a torn meniscus.

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Tickets avaiable for UK-Transy tip-off dinner

Updated: 10/10/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Coaches and players from both the University of Kentucky and Transylvania University will attend a tip-off dinner on Oct. 30 at Keeneland Entertainment Center in advance of the historic meeting of the teams on Nov. 2. Tickets are available for the event, billed as "Dinner with the Pioneers and Wildcats." The teams will then meet on the court for the first time in 100 years on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at Rupp Arena in an exhibition game.

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Cats fall at Carolina, 54-3

Updated: 10/08/2011 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw threw for 311 yards and four touchdowns leading No. 18 South Carolina to a 54-3 win over Kentucky on Saturday.

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Carolina prepares for Cats, run to defend Eastern title

Posted: 10/07/2011 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Steve Spurrier hopes he's finally got the pieces of South Carolina's championship puzzle in place. The defending SEC Eastern Division champs were supposed to have little trouble on their way back to the league title game - and maybe even take the next step.

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Joker wants Cats to "grind-out" win at Carolina

Updated: 10/07/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky football has wrapped up preparation for its contest against South Carolina with head coach Joker Phillips saying his team needs to have a grind-out performance against the Gamecocks, who are ranked No. 18 in The Associated Press poll and No. 14 by USA Today coaches poll.

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