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Davis named Player of the Year

Updated: 03/06/2012 - Freshman Anthony Davis was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Year to lead a bevy of honors for the Wildcats as voted on by the league’s coaches, it was announced on Tuesday. In addition to Player of the Year honors, Davis was tabbed as the league’s top freshman and best defensive player.

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Hall & Host to enter Hall of Fame

Updated: 03/06/2012 - Former UK coach Joe B. Hall, businessman Jim Host along with Georgetown great Patrick Ewing and former Kansas star Clyde Lovellette lead a 10-member class that will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in November.

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Davis named SEC Freshman of the Week

Updated: 03/05/2012 - UK freshman Anthony Davis was named the SEC Freshman of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday.

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'Kentucky Cares' campaign plans tornado relief effort for Friday

Updated: 03/05/2012 - It's a combination that proves "Kentucky Cares." On Friday -- the day Kentucky Wildcats make their 2012 Southeastern Conference tournament debut in New Orleans -- the American Red Cross is joining forces with WKYT, The Lexington-Herald Leader, Clear Channel Radio, UK IMG Sports Marketing and Central Bank in the "Kentucky Cares" campaign to make sure the victims of last week's tornado outbreak remain in everyone's thoughts.

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UK No. 1 for seventh straight week

Updated: 03/05/2012 - Kentucky, Syracuse and Kansas are the top three teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll for a second straight week. Kentucky, which finished unbeaten in the Southeastern Conference, is a runaway No. 1 for a seventh straight week, receiving 63 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel.

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Wildcats move to No. 23 in baseball poll

Updated: 03/05/2012 - Off to a 11-0 start and owning the best record in college baseball, the Kentucky baseball team has moved into the weekly rankings, as Collegiate Baseball has tabbed the Wildcats No. 23 in the latest top-30 poll, released on Monday afternoon.

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Cats beat Florida 74-59, sweep SEC

Updated: 03/04/2012 - Freshman Anthony Davis had 22 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks, Terrence Jones added 19 points and the Wildcats capped a perfect season in league play with a 74-59 victory over No. 16 Florida on Sunday.

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Hoops falls to LSU in SEC Semifinal

Updated: 03/03/2012 - Courtney Jones scored 18 points and LSU beat No. 10 Kentucky 72-61 on Saturday to advance to its ninth Southeastern Conference tournament championship game.

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UK Hoops escape Gators upset bid 71-67

Updated: 03/02/2012 - Bria Goss hit a layup with 1:22 left, and 10th-ranked Kentucky rallied from a 13-point deficit in the second half to hold off Florida 71-67 Friday in the Southeastern Conference tournament quarterfinals.

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Cats will face Florida in SEC tourney opener

Posted: 03/01/2012 - Nashville, Tenn. -- Florida had four players in double-digits as the Gators defeated Auburn 70-60 in the opening game of the 2012 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament

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UK restructures athletics department

Posted: 03/01/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart recently announced a restructuring plan of the UK Athletics department, which includes the promotion of Sandy Bell, Marc Hill and DeWayne Peevy to executive associate director of athletics.

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Mitchell, Mathies named to national watch lists

Posted: 03/01/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell and freshman guard Bria Goss have been named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association watch lists for the National Coach of the Year and National Freshman of the Year.

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UK whips Xavier 9-2

Updated: 02/29/2012 - Behind a dominating first career start from freshman right-hander Chandler Shepherd and a three-hit game from catcher Luke Maile, the Kentucky baseball team pounded out 12 hits and posted a 9-2 win over Xavier at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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EKU falls to SEMO 75-65 in OVC

Updated: 02/29/2012 - In the opening round of the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference tournament, Southeast Missouri held off the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team, 75-65. The Colonels conclude the 2011-12 season with a 16-16 overall record.

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Davis, Kidd-Gilchrist player of the year finalists

Updated: 02/29/2012 - UK freshmen Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist were named among 30 finalists for the 2012 Naismith Men’s Basketball Player of the Year Award the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Wednesday.

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UK seniors ready for final game at Rupp

Updated: 02/29/2012 - Darius Miller says he'll avoid crying at Kentucky's senior night while fellow honoree Eloy Vargas notes the Wildcats expect to keep playing five more weeks.

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UK's Snowden named to SEC Community Service Team

Posted: 02/28/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky women’s basketball senior guard Keyla Snowden has been named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team, as announced by the league office Tuesday morning.

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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.

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