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Matthew Mitchell signs contract extension

Updated: 11/18/2010 - Kentucky women's basketball coach Matthew Mitchell, who led the Wildcats to a top-10 finish nationally and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight last season, has been rewarded a new five-year contract worth $600,000 annually, plus the opportunity for performance-based incentives, UK Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart announced Thursday.

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UK's Terrence Jones headed home to Portland

Updated: 11/18/2010 - Kentucky freshman Terrence Jones has his homecoming all mapped out. There'll be some time hanging out with his mother and his grandmother. A stop by his old high school. Maybe at least one home-cooked meal. Coach John Calipari hopes his talented 6-foot-8 forward can squeeze in a couple of hours for Friday's game against Portland while he's at it.

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UK scrimmage ends bye week

Updated: 11/18/2010 - After 11 straight game weeks, Kentucky coach Joker Phillips said he needed "a Kentucky week." The first-year head coach finished a bye week's worth of practices Thursday with a scrimmage for redshirts and younger players before the Wildcats (6-5, 2-5) dig deeply into preparing for Nov. 27's regular season finale against Tennessee.

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Bogans sticks in NBA thanks to his defense

Updated: 11/17/2010 - To make the 2003-04 Magic, Keith Bogans spent every day in preseason guarding Tracy McGrady, then one of the league's elite scorers.

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Barnhart via Twitter: "I plan to be here..."

Posted: 11/17/2010 - UK athletics director Mitch Barnhart recently released a statement addressing rumors of his interest in the job opening at kansas. On Wednesday morning, Barnhart, again trying to difuse any speculation, released this statement on his twitter account:

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Cobb Named a Semifinalist for Biletnikoff Award

Posted: 11/16/2010 - University of Kentucky junior wide receiver Randall Cobb has been named one of 10 semifinalists for the 2010 Fred Biletnikoff Award, which is given annually to the best receiver in college football.

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UK Golf Signs 3, Including Dunbar's Will Bishop

Updated: 11/16/2010 - The University of Kentucky men’s golf team added three golfers to its 2011 class, singing three Kentucky natives in Will Bishop (Lexington, Ky.), Todd McDaniel (Manchester, Ky.) and David Snyder (Somerset, Ky.), head coach Brian Craig announced Tuesday

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Knight Named To Naismith Watchlist

Posted: 11/16/2010 - UK freshman guard Brandon Knight was named to the Naismith Preseason Watch list as announced by the Atlanta Tip-Off Club.

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UK-Tennessee to air on WKYT

Updated: 11/15/2010 - The Kentucky-Tennessee game on November 27th will be televised on WKYT with coverage beginning at noon. After beating Vanderbilt 38-20 Saturday, Kentucky is bowl eligible for the fifth straight year and will try to end a 25 game losing streak to the Vols.

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#11 Kentucky Rolls In Season Opener Over ETSU

Updated: 11/12/2010 - Terrence Jones had 25 points and 12 rebounds and sparked a second-half surge as No. 11 Kentucky opened the season with an energetic 88-65 win over East Tennessee State on Friday night. (Post Game Notes Inside)

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UK Hoops opens season with a win

Posted: 11/12/2010 - Victoria Dunlap and A'Dia Mathies scored 18 points apiece in helping No. 9 Kentucky pull away for an 82-48 win over Morehead State on Friday.

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Kanter ruled ineligible; Kentucky will appeal

Updated: 11/11/2010 - The NCAA student-athlete reinstatement staff has ruled University of Kentucky men’s basketball student-athlete Enes Kanter permanently ineligible for receiving benefits above his actual and necessary expenses while playing for a club basketball team in Turkey, according to a news release.

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UK women sign top recruits

Posted: 11/11/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Two of the nation’s top 30 recruits in Azia Bishop, a 6-foot-3 power forward/center from Start High School in Toledo, Ohio, and Bria Goss, a 5-10 guard from Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis, have signed national letters of intent with the Kentucky women's basketball team, head coach Matthew Mitchell announced today. The early signing period ends Nov. 17.

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Wall has triple-double in Wizards win

Posted: 11/11/2010 - WASHINGTON (AP)—Rookie John Wall(notes) got his first professional triple-double with 19 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds to lead the Washington Wizards to a 98-91 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.

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UK, Calipari Sign 4 In 2011 Class

Updated: 11/08/2011 - UK head coach John Calipari is well on his way to a third-straight top-ranked recruiting class after announcing the signings of Anthony Davis, Michael Gilchrist, Marquis Teague and Kyle Wiltjer to National Letters of Intent.

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Locke ready for Vandy

Updated: 11/10/2010 - UK running back Derrick Locke, out since he suffering a shoulder injury against Auburn, says he's ready to play against Vanderbilt.

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Dunlap & Mathies named to Naismith watch list

Posted: 11/09/2010 - Senior forward Victoria Dunlap and sophomore guard A’dia Mathies have been named to the prestigious 2010-11 Naismith preseason watch list, the Atlanta Tip Off Club announced.

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