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SEC basketball coaches complaining about league scheduling

Posted: 01/24/2012 - GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - When the Southeastern Conference signed a 15-year contract with ESPN, basketball coaches applauded the deal because it provided more coverage, more exposure and more money.

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UK softball begins season ranked among nation's best

Posted: 01/24/2012 - OKLAHOMA CITY – After generating the most prolific season in school history in 2011, the Kentucky softball team will open 2012 season ranked No. 18 in the nation, as voted by the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll. It marks the first time in school history the Wildcats will begin a season ranked among the top-25 rated teams in the nation.

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Kentucky back at No. 1 in AP poll

Updated: 01/24/2012 - Kentucky is back at the number one spot in the AP after the previous number one, three and four teams lost over the weekend.

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No. 6 Kentucky hosts Florida on Sunday

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Posted: 01/21/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – No. 6/6 Kentucky, off to the second-best start in school history, looks to continue its six-game winning streak when it plays host to Florida on Sunday in Memorial Coliseum at 2 p.m. ET. The game will be televised live on the SEC Network with Cara Capuano and Abby Waner calling the action.

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No. 2 Kentucky holds on to beat Alabama, 77-71

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Updated: 01/21/2012 - Darius Miller hit four free throws in the final minute and freshmen Marquis Teague and Anthony Davis each added two more as No. 2 Kentucky held on to beat Alabama 77-71 on Saturday for its 47th straight home victory.

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Willis is headed to Kentucky

Updated: 01/20/2012 - Bullitt East big man Derek Willis announced today he will play basketball at Kentucky.

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UK Women escape Georgia with a win

Posted: 01/19/2012 - Kentucky took the lead with a 9-0 run in the second half and the No. 6 Wildcats wore down short-handed Georgia and beat the No. 15 Lady Bulldogs 69-64 on Thursday night.

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Ex-Cat McCree hired by Jaguars

Posted: 01/18/2012 - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - New Jacksonville Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey has added three more assistants to his staff.

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UK women face Georgia on the road

Posted: 01/18/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The sixth-ranked Kentucky women’s basketball team remains the only undefeated team in the Southeastern Conference (5-0) after two hard-fought wins over No. 6/7 Tennessee and No. 24/RV South Carolina last week. The Wildcats now face their third consecutive ranked opponent in No. 15/14 Georgia when they travel to Athens, Ga., on Thursday. Game time in Stegeman Coliseum is 7 p.m. ET.

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UK, Davis rip Razorbacks 86-63

Posted: 01/17/2012 - Freshman Anthony Davis scored a career-high 27 points and blocked seven shots to set a season school record in No. 2 Kentucky's 86-63 victory over Arkansas on Tuesday night.

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Davis, Kidd-Gilchrist among 25 finalists for Wooden Award

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Updated: 01/17/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Freshmen Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist are among 25 players honored as the midseason finalists for the John Wooden Award it was announced live on ESPNU’s show “The Experts” Tuesday afternoon.

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Liggins to ZagsBlog: Cats could win it all

Updated: 01/17/2012 - NEW YORK — Former Kentucky standout and Orlando Magic rookie DeAndre Liggins believes his alma mater is better this year than it was a year ago when it reached the Final Four w

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UK Hoops knocks off Tennessee 61-60

Updated: 01/13/2012 - A'dia Mathies drove the lane and scored in traffic with 4.2 seconds left to finish with a career-high 34 points and No. 9 Kentucky beat No. 6 Tennessee 61-60 Thursday night to snap the Lady Volunteers' 36-game Southeastern Conference winning streak.

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UK Hoops game with Tennessee a sellout

Posted: 01/12/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell said Thursday’s game against Tennessee was a “huge game.” The Big Blue Nation listened.

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