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UK leads nation in attendance

Updated: 04/27/2011 - Just as fans routinely pack Rupp Arena to watch the Wildcats play, Kentucky annually leads the nation in average attendance. The NCAA’s recently compiled attendance figures from this past season reveal that in 2010-11, for the 15th time in 16 years, UK’s average crowd of 23,603 led all of Division I men’s basketball.

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Cats complete season sweep of Cards

Updated: 04/27/2011 - Behind another dominating starting pitching performance from Jordan Cooper and mammoth home runs from Braden Kapteyn and Luke Maile, the Kentucky baseball team posted a 7-1 win over the Louisville Cardinals, sweeping the two-game series, on a gorgeous Tuesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK Signee's Dominate Final Rankings

Posted: 04/26/2011 - Chicago native Anthony Davis is the top-ranked recruit in the country according to Scout.com and ESPNU recruiting.

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2011 CATSPY Awards Handed Out

Posted: 04/25/2011 - University of Kentucky Athletics presented 26 honors at the ninth-annual CATSPY Awards, held Monday at Memorial Coliseum to recognize athletic and academic performance during the 2010-11 year.

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Randall Cobb invited to NFL Draft

Updated: 04/25/2011 - The NFL draft kicks off Thursday with first round selections and UK's Randall Cobb is one of 25 players invited to attend.

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UK to host CATSPY Awards

Posted: 04/22/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The ninth-annual CATSPY Awards, celebrating the 2010-11 athletics year at the University of Kentucky, will be held on Monday, April 25 in Memorial Coliseum.

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Arkansas-UK baseball postponed

Posted: 04/22/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- With rain throughout the Central Kentucky area, the Kentucky baseball series opener with No. 12 Arkansas has been postponed, with a doubleheader slated for Saturday. First pitch of game one will be at 2 p.m. ET, with the second game of the series set for 7 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Barnhart quote on stadium upgrade

Updated: 04/22/2011 - Mitch Barnhart says the school will update the video and audio systems at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Phillips tweaks Blue-White format

Posted: 04/21/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Coach Joker Phillips and the Kentucky coaching staff have decided to change the format of Saturday’s Blue/White Spring Game, which is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Randall Cobb Signs With Adidas

Updated: 04/21/2011 - Adidas today announced partnerships with top NFL prospects Von Miller of Texas A&M and Randall Cobb of Kentucky.

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Lacey could join Cal's Class of 2011

Posted: 04/21/2011 - Could John Calipari be adding another recruit to the Class of 2011? It might just happen. Trevor Lacey, a 6-foot-3 guard from Huntsville (Butler), Ala. has narrowed his college choices to three: Kansas, UK and Alabama.

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Liggins, Jones and Knight declare for NBA Draft

Updated: 04/20/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky junior DeAndre Liggins and freshmen Terrence Jones and Brandon Knight have declared for this year’s NBA Draft. None of the three have signed or announced plans to sign with an agent.

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UK-Western Ky on ESPNU

Updated: 04/15/2011 - UK and Western Kentucky kickoff the college football season at LP Field in Nashville on Sept. 1. WKU announced today that the game will be televised llive on ESPNU, at 9:15 p.m.

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Ulinski ends football career; Cobble undergoes surgery

Posted: 04/15/2011 - UK football coach Joker Phillips said Friday that backup guard Dave Ulinski has given up football due to concussions. The coach also said defensive tackle Mister Cobble will miss up to four months after undergoing shoulder surgery.

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NCAA approves earlier draft deadline

Posted: 04/14/2011 - INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA wants more time to debate the future of summer basketball. Those same players may not get the same luxury when it comes to the NBA draft. The Legislative Committee tabled the first proposal but approved a measure that would force basketball players to withdraw from the draft before the first day of the spring period.

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UK's offense outshines "D" in spring workout

Updated: 04/13/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – After Joker Phillips praised the Kentucky defense for playing well in the team’s first major scrimmage of the year last Saturday, the head football coach expressed that same pleasure after practice Wednesday morning, saying the offense responded well on a beautiful day at the Nutter Training Facility.

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Calipari may tell Liggins to enter draft

Updated: 04/13/2011 - UK coach John Calipari, in an interview this afternoon with 27 SportsFirst, said he may tell junior DeAndre Liggins to put his name up for the NBA draft. As for freshmen Brandon Knight and Terrence Jones, Calipari said it was too early to tell where everything is falling.

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Cats edge Cards in 9th 3-2

Updated: 04/12/2011 - With the game tied at 2-2 in the top of the ninth inning, junior Chad Wright painted a one-out double down the line and senior Taylor Black connected on a 1-0 offering from Louisville flame-throwing closer Tony Zych for the go-ahead RBI single, lifting the Kentucky Wildcats to a drama-filled 3-2 win over the 28th-ranked Cardinals, in front of a UL season-high 3,245 fans on a gorgeous Tuesday night at Jim Patterson Stadium.

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Dunlap selected by Washington in WNBA Draft

Updated: 04/11/2011 - Kentucky All-American Victoria Dunlap was the 11th overall selection in the 2011 WNBA Draft as she was chosen by the Washington Mystics in the first round on Monday at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn.

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UK's Dunlap invited to WNBA Draft

Updated: 04/06/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky's Victoria Dunlap will be one of the top women's basketball prospects invited to the 2011 WNBA Draft Presented by adidas Monday at ESPN in Bristol, Conn. ESPN will provide coverage and analysis of the first round beginning at 3 p.m. ET in addition to ESPN3.com offering a simulcast. ESPNU and NBA TV will broadcast the second and third rounds.

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Batcats Roll Over Xavier, 15-2

Posted: 04/05/2011 - Behind a grand slam from catcher Luke Maile, a home run and five RBI from third baseman Thomas McCarthy and the first homer of the season from centerfielder Brian Adams, the Kentucky Wildcats pounded out a season-high 15 runs in a 15-2 drubbing of Xavier, on Tuesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK finishes in Top 5 of final poll

Posted: 04/05/2011 - The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final records, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

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UK Best of Final Four Teams, with No Trophy to Show For It

Updated: 04/05/2011 - I said it prior to Saturday and I’ll say it again: Kentucky is the best team of the Final Four. It’s even more apparent after watching whatever it was that passed for basketball Monday night, in the championship game between Connecticut and Butler at Reliant Arena in Houston.

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