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Kentucky Earns 4th Seed In East Region

Updated: 03/14/2011 - The Kentucky Wildcats earned a 4 seed in the East Region for the upcoming NCAA Tournament. They will take on Princeton in Tampa on Thursday. (Ticket & Hotel Info Inside)

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Cats head into NCAA Tournament riding six-game winning streak

Posted: 03/13/2011 - ATLANTA (AP) - The Kentucky freshmen donned their championship caps, cut down the nets and hopped around like this something new to them. Which, of course, it was. For the Wildcats, though, this was just business as usual at the Southeastern Conference tournament.

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UK wins NCAA rifle title

Posted: 03/12/2011 - COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Behind gritty performances from veterans Heather Greathouse and Ethan Settlemires, the Kentucky rifle team won the overall national title at the 2010-11 NCAA Championships, hosted by Columbus State. After UK won the smallbore NCAA Title on Friday in the first day of competition, the Wildcats held off WVU's charge in air rifle on Saturday to secure the first national championship in program history, finishing with a 4700 team total score.

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UK rifle wins smallbore NCAA Title

Posted: 03/12/2011 - COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Led by an individual national championship performance from Ethan Settlemires, the Kentucky rifle team claimed the NCAA Title in smallbore with a 2336 total team score and own a seven-point lead heading to the final day of competition, after day one of the 2010-11 NCAA Championships, hosted by Columbus State at the United States Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Ga., on Friday.

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Lamb leads No. 15 Kentucky past Ole Miss 75-66

Updated: 03/11/2011 - Doron Lamb scored 19 points and fellow freshman Brandon Knight had 17 to lead No. 15 Kentucky past Mississippi 75-66 in the Southeastern Conference tournament quarterfinals on Friday.

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UK women play NCAA waiting game

Posted: 03/09/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – After another banner season under head coach Matthew Mitchell, the No. 17/16 Kentucky women's basketball team will undoubtedly be making its seventh overall and second straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament when the women's selection show is announced Monday, March 14 at 7 p.m. EST on ESPN.

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Newton named AD at Samford

Updated: 03/09/2011 - IRMINGHAM, Ala. — Samford has named former basketball player Martin Newton as athletic director.

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Cats Confident Heading Into SEC Tourney

Posted: 03/08/2011 - The surging 15th-ranked Wildcats (22-8) enter the Southeastern Conference tournament in their typical spot as one of the teams to beat, a position hard to fathom as recently as two weeks ago when they lost on the road at Arkansas.

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Batcats take down EKU, 8-1

Posted: 03/08/2011 - Behind a career-best four-hit game from senior shortstop Taylor Black and a career-high seven innings pitched from freshman southpaw Corey Littrell, the Kentucky baseball team opened up its 11-game homestand with an 8-1 win over Eastern Kentucky, on Tuesday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Cal: "I believed in this team"

Posted: 03/08/2011 - Kentucky coach John Calipari has tried all season to get his team to loosen up and just play basketball. The process took longer than he expected. A lot longer.

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UK's Jones named SEC Freshman of the Year

Posted: 03/08/2011 - LEXINGTON, KY – UK freshman Terrence Jones was named the SEC Freshman of the Year according to league coaches, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.

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UK climbs in latest polls

Updated: 03/07/2011 - Following Sunday's win over Tennessee the Knetucky Wildcats climbed five spots to fifteenth in this week's Associated Press college basketball poll. The cats are ranked sixteenth in the latest USA Today/ESPN Rankings.

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Knight SEC Freshman of the Week

Updated: 03/07/2011 - UK freshman Brandon Knight was named the SEC Freshman of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday.

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UK women advance to SEC finals

Updated: 03/06/2011 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Victoria Dunlap scored 22 points and No. 16 Kentucky withstood a late rally to beat Vanderbilt 69-56 in the Southeastern Conference semifinals on Saturday night. The Wildcats (24-7) will make their third SEC championship appearance, meeting No. 4 Tennessee in a rematch of last year's final. The Lady Volunteers won that game 70-62 and took this year's regular-season meeting, 73-67.

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UK Hoops holds off LSU 60-58

Updated: 03/04/2011 - A'dia Mathies scored on a three-point play with 38.8 seconds left, and No. 16 Kentucky edged LSU 60-58 on Friday in the Southeastern Conference tournament quarterfinals. The second-seeded Wildcats (23-7) will play Vanderbilt or Mississippi State on Saturday

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LSU Advances To Play UK Hoops

Posted: 03/03/2011 - The 16th-ranked Kentucky women's basketball team will face seventh-seeded LSU in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament Friday, March 4.

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Dunlap selected to SEC Community Service Team

Posted: 03/03/2011 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In a continuing effort to recognize the accomplishments of student-athletes beyond the field of competition, the SEC once again highlighted a Community Service Team for women's basketball for the 2010-11 season.

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Former Wildcat, Bear Bryant assistant dies

Posted: 03/02/2011 - TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Former Alabama assistant football coach Larry "Dude" Hennessey has died. He was 81. The university said the longtime Bear Bryant assistant died Wednesday at his Tuscaloosa home.

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UK Holds Off Vanderbilt, 68-66

Posted: 03/01/2011 - Brandon Knight scored 17 points and No. 20 Kentucky finally found a way to win a close game, edging No. 21 Vanderbilt 68-66 on Tuesday night.

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Webb feeling good after Tuesday bullpen session

Updated: 03/01/2011 - SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Brandon Webb threw more pitches this time and was still feeling good. Webb threw 46 pitches Tuesday in another bullpen session for the Texas Rangers, the second time in three days the former NL Cy Young Award winner threw off the mound.

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Azubuike released by Knicks

Posted: 03/01/2011 - NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks have waived forward Corey Brewer and claimed forward Derrick Brown off waivers. The Knicks, who cut guard Kelenna Azubuike on Monday, have been tinkering with their roster as they try to find some size for the stretch run.

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UK Hoops racks up on post season SEC honors

Posted: 03/01/2011 - A trio of Kentucky women’s basketball players have been awarded Southeastern Conference postseason honors after another banner season, the conference office announced Tuesday.

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NCAA Tournament Can Lead to NBA Riches

Posted: 02/28/2011 - Watching from afar as the Knicks, Nuggets and, to a lesser extent, the Timberwolves conducted their recent NBA trade business, I couldn’t help but think of the day Chauncey Billups got paid. I was there to see it.

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