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UK's Miller candidate for Senior CLASS Award

Posted: 11/04/2011 - LEXINGTON, KY – UK men’s basketball senior Darius Miller has been selected as one of 30 candidates for the 2011-12 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award

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UK's Hines finalist for sportsmanship award

Posted: 11/04/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky offensive guard Stuart Hines has been named a finalist for the seventh-annual Sportsmanship Award, presented by the Awards and Recognition Association (ARA) to an NCAA Division I football player who best personifies the spirit of sportsmanship.

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Smith to start against Ole Miss

Posted: 11/03/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky true freshman quarterback Maxwell Smith will start at quarterback in Kentucky’s contest against Southeastern Conference foe Ole Miss on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium, UK head coach Joker Phillips announced after practice Thursday.

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UK Hoops tickets on sale

Posted: 11/02/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Single-game tickets for Kentucky women’s basketball’s 18 exciting home games, including eight against Southeastern Conference opponents and back-to-back “Pack the House” games vs. Louisville and Duke, are on sale now.

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Poole mulling transfer from UK

Updated: 11/02/2011 - UK sophomore guard Stacey Poole, Jr., will meet with his father this weekend to discuss whether to stay at Kentucky or transfer to another school.

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UK women ranked in back-to-back preseason polls for first time

Posted: 11/01/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the first time in school history, the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team is ranked in back-to-back preseason USA TODAY/ESPN coaches’ polls. The Wildcats were picked to start the 2011-12 season at No. 15 by the 31-member Board of Coaches.

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Cats fall to Bulldogs, 28-16

Updated: 10/29/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Mississippi State quarterbacks Tyler Russell and Chris Relf combined for 264 yards and each passed for a touchdown, and Relf ran for two touchdowns in the Bulldogs' 28-16 win over Kentucky on Saturday night. Russell earned his second start of the season, and the two alternated drives in the first quarter. As the game went on, Russell took most of the snaps and Relf was brought in for running situations.

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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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