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Calipari happy to be back home

Updated: 02/14/2011 - Kentucky coach John Calipari jokingly double-checked with a Southeastern Conference official on Monday when told the Wildcats get to spend the next week at Rupp Arena after spending most of the last month on the road. "Are you sure we're at home?" Calipari said with more than a hint of sarcasm. When assured by the official on the conference call that the 22nd-ranked Wildcats wouldn't have to board a plane for at least seven days, Calipari exhaled.

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Cousins Fined By Kings, Rejoins Team

Posted: 02/14/2011 - The Sacramento Kings today fined rookie forward/center DeMarcus Cousins for his involvement in a post-game incident with Donté Greene following Saturday’s (2/12/11) contest versus the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Cats fall to 22nd in latest polls

Updated: 02/14/2011 - After their loss at Vanderbilt the Kentucky Wildcats have dropped from No. 18 to No. 22 in the latest Associated Press college poll. Kentucky is also ranked No. 22 in this week's USA Today ESPN poll. Kansas is the new No.1 Ranked team in the country

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Cats drop another road game

Updated: 02/12/2011 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - John Jenkins scored a career-high 32 points, hitting six 3-pointers, to lift No. 23 Vanderbilt to an 81-77 victory over No. 18 Kentucky on Saturday.

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Outgoing UK President defends Barnhart decision, reflects on program

Updated: 02/11/2011 - UK President Dr. Lee Todd sat down with WKYT to talk about his controversial decision to extend Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart's contract. He also spoke about what he sees as the good and bad decisions made for the athletics department during his decade in office.

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Cats try to end road woes at Vandy

Posted: 02/11/2011 - There is no magic in the rafters at Rupp Arena, no secret elixir that makes Kentucky invincible at home. Yet the Wildcats are unbeatable there under coach John Calipari, including an 11-0 mark this year

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UK ranks second in SEC Academic Honor Roll

Posted: 02/11/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky ranked second on the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll for Fall Sports as 47 Wildcat student-athletes earned a place on the list.

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NCAA Tournament TV deal staggers start of games

Updated: 02/10/2011 - NEW YORK (AP) - The NCAA tournament's new television deal will allow for more staggered starts of games, so all those buzzer-beaters aren't happening at the same time.

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Calipari asks for more toughness, has team put on boxing gloves

Posted: 02/09/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari jotted down a simple message on the whiteboard in locker room before the 18th-ranked Wildcats faced rival Tennessee on Tuesday night. "I put on the board: Refuse to lose," Calipari said. "It's that time of the year. Refuse to lose. Figure out a way." And figure it out quickly.

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Barnhart, UK agree to contract extension

Posted: 02/09/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 9, 2011) – University of Kentucky President Lee T. Todd, Jr. Wednesday announced a contract extension for Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart, a move designed to reward “exemplary performance” and provide “continuity and continued focus for a program clearly moving in the right direction.”

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Kentucky Blasts Tennessee, 73-61

Posted: 02/09/2011 - DeAndre Liggins tied a career-high with 19 points and No. 18 Kentucky ruined Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl's return to the bench with a 73-61 victory on Tuesday night.

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UK Hoops Come Up Short, Lady Vols Win 73-67

Posted: 02/08/2011 - Stricklen did her best to put her coach at ease, scoring 18 of her 20 points in the second half as Tennessee overcame major turnover trouble to hold off the Wildcats 73-67.

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Pearl to return from suspension

Updated: 02/07/2011 - Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl is back after his eight-game suspension from Southeastern Conference play. He still feels like more punishment is on the horizon with the Volunteers' playing No. 18 Kentucky and No. 17 Florida this week. Though Pearl has had plenty of success at Florida's O'Connell Center, he hasn't won at Kentucky's Rupp Arena since an 75-67 victory on Feb. 7, 2006, against a Tubby Smith-coached Wildcats team.

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Kentucky drops to No. 18 In AP Poll & Coaches Poll

Posted: 02/07/2011 - The Kentucky Wildcats fall 10 spots in this Associated Press college basketball poll. With losses to Ole Miss and Florida the Cats fall to No. 18, behind Louisville and Florida.

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Rajon Rondo earns 2nd All-Star Selection

Posted: 02/03/2011 - Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen will accompany Garnett, who equaled Jerry West, Shaquille O'Neal and Karl Malone for the most consecutive selections.

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Kentucky Rolls Over Auburn, 69-38

Posted: 02/03/2011 - Victoria Dunlap scored 10 points and had 10 rebounds to eclipse 1,000 for her career, and No. 17 Kentucky easily beat Auburn 69-38 on Thursday night.

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Black, Cooper, Meyer honored among top rpospects in college

Posted: 02/03/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky baseball standouts Taylor Black, Jordan Cooper and Alex Meyer have been honored as some of the top college baseball players in their respective classes by Baseball America.

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Joker says Class of 2011 among best in school history

Updated: 11/08/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach Joker Phillips says he's focused on the over two dozen players who signed with the Wildcats on Wednesday, not the pair of high-profile recruits who opted to play elsewhere. (Signees & Bios Inside)

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Warren wrecks Cats with 25-footer

Updated: 02/01/2011 - Chris Warren rattled in a 25-footer over two defenders with 2.9 seconds remaining and Mississippi beat No. 10 Kentucky 71-69 on Tuesday night. (Post Game Notes Inside)

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Quarterback Ryan Mossakowski Leaving Kentucky

Updated: 02/01/2011 - Ryan Mossakowski is transferring from UK. Coach Joker Phillips released a statement saying, “We want to thank Ryan for his contributions to the program and we wish him the best.”

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Cats ready for Georgia rematch

Posted: 01/28/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari never hesitates to bring out the whistle during practice when he sees something he doesn't like.

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UK Hoops takes down Ole Miss, 74-68

Posted: 01/27/2011 - Victoria Dunlap had 18 points and No. 17 Kentucky turned to its full-court press to rally past Mississippi 74-68 on Thursday night.

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Ex-Wildcat Johnson wins Top Value award

Posted: 01/25/2011 - Former Wildcat receiever Stevie Johnson has picked up some additional recognition for his break-out performance in 2010.

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