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UK's Riley named to softball Player of Year watch list

Posted: 02/01/2012 - OKLAHOMA CITY – Senior captain Rachel Riley was selected as one of the 50 players for the 2012 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year “Watch List” it was announced Wednesday. This marks the first such honor of the Bowling Green, Ky., native’s career, and a first for the UK program since Molly Johnson was a member of the prestigious list in 2010.

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UK destroys Tennessee 69-44

Posted: 01/31/2012 - Freshman Anthony Davis had 18 points, eight rebounds and seven blocked shots as top-ranked Kentucky beat Tennessee 69-44 on Tuesday night to extend the Wildcats' home winning streak to 48 games.

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Trevathan, Tydlacka to play in all-star game

Posted: 01/31/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former University of Kentucky stars Danny Trevathan and Ryan Tydlacka have been chosen to play in the Players All-Star Classic on Saturday, Feb. 4, at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock, Ark.

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NCAA chief supports four-team playoff system

Posted: 01/31/2012 - TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — NCAA President Mark Emmert reiterated his support Monday for a two-round, four-team BCS championship playoff and his concern about the discord conference expansion creates.

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Cats pick up QB commitment

Updated: 01/31/2012 - The official start to the national signing period begins on Wednesday and the University of Kentucky on Tuesday received a commitment out of Alabama.

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Cats return home to play Vols

Updated: 01/30/2012 - The Kentucky Wildcats return home Tuesday night looking for their second victory of the season over the Tennessee Vols. On January 14th in Knoxville the Cats defeated the Vols 65-62. UK Coach John Calipari said Monday the Vols have improved.

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Snowden, Mathies propel Hoops past Alabama

Posted: 01/29/2012 - Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell had high hopes that his sixth-ranked Wildcats would put on a show in front of the only team in school history to win a conference title. By the end, he was just happy for a win.

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Cats, Jones roll LSU

Updated: 01/28/2012 - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Terrence Jones highlighted a 27-point performance with a 13-0 run on his own and No. 1 Kentucky pulled away in the second half for a 74-50 win over struggling LSU Saturday night.

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UK women set to host Alabama

Posted: 01/28/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The sixth-ranked Kentucky women's basketball team will help celebrate Alumni Day and the 26th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Sunday when the Wildcats play host to Alabama in Memorial Coliseum. Game time is set for 2 p.m. ET as it will be broadcast live on CSS with Matt Stewart and Joe Ciampi calling the action.

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Cats head to LSU Saturday

Updated: 01/27/2012 - The Kentucky WIldcats take their number one national ranking and a perfect 6-0 record in the SEC into Baton Rouge Saturday to take on the LSU Tigers.

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47 Cats named to SEC Academic Honor Roll

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Posted: 01/27/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – A total of 47 University of Kentucky student-athletes were named to the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll for fall sports, the league office announced. Kentucky had the fourth-most honorees out of all 12 SEC schools.

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Mathies named finalist for Wooden Award

Posted: 01/27/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky junior guard A’dia Mathies (Louisville, Ky.) was named to the John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top-20 list, as announced today by The Los Angeles Athletic Club on the nationally recognized “Women’s Sports Central” podcast. The list is comprised of 20 student-athletes who, based on their performances in November, December and January, are the frontrunners for college basketball’s most prestigious honor.

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UK Hoops blasts Auburn 66-48

Updated: 01/26/2012 - A'dia Mathies scored 20 points and No. 6 Kentucky forced 30 turnovers in a 66-48 victory over Auburn on Thursday night.

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Cal appears on ESPN

Updated: 01/26/2012 - UK coach John Calipari made an appearance on ESPN's Pardon The Interruption Thursday.

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Bledsoe back, will suit up for D-League games

Posted: 01/26/2012 - Former Wildcat Eric Bledsoe will return to the court after undergoing knee surgery in October, but will suit up for the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Developmental League for a two-game rehabilitation assignment, the Los Angeles Clippers announced Thursday.

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Ex-Cat Holmes ready for return to golf

Posted: 01/25/2012 - Courtesy: PGATour.com LA JOLLA, Calif. -- In terms of difficulty, the doctor said the operation was a 1 on a scale of 10. Still, it was brain surgery, and J.B. Holmes had every right to be nervous. Would the bouts of vertigo stop? Would the pounding in his head go away? And on a purely practical level, would the two-time PGA TOUR champ still be able to launch the ball in excess of 300 yards?

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UK women travel to Auburn for Thursday night matchup

Posted: 01/25/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – With wins over Georgia and Florida last week, No. 6/6 Kentucky improved to 18-2 overall, 7-0 in the Southeastern Conference, which ties its best start in program history through the first 20 games. The Wildcats look to continue their winning ways when they take on Auburn on Thursday at 7 p.m. ET in Auburn Arena.

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Magic, Orton to part ways in July

Updated: 01/25/2012 - INDIANAPOLIS — The Orlando Magic have determined that they will not exercise their team option on former first-round draft pick Daniel Orton for the 2012-13 season.

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UK, Nike set to unveil new uniforms

Updated: 01/26/2012 - BEAVERTON, Ore. (January 25, 2012) – We’ve reached the point of the season when the truly talented begin to distinguish themselves from the competition. And while teams desperately seek to set the gold standard for 2012, Nike will pay tribute to those who have already reached elite status by outfitting select teams in the next generation of college basketball design: the Nike Hyper Elite Platinum uniform.

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Cats cruise to 57-44 win over Georgia

Updated: 01/24/2012 - Darius Miller came off the bench to score 19 points and Kentucky cruised in its first game since returning to No. 1 in the rankings, beating Georgia 57-44 on Tuesday night.

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