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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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Harrellson withdraws from Portsmouth

Updated: 04/05/2011 - Kentucky senior Josh Harrellson has withdrawn from the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. The 6-foot-10 forward has been recommended by the UK medical staff to not have any physical activity for a week due to flu-like symptoms.

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Wall suspended for scuffle

Posted: 03/31/2011 - NEW YORK - Wizards rookie John Wall has been suspended one game without pay and two Miami Heat players were fined for their actions in Wednesday night's game at Washington.

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Cats prepare for Final Four game against Connecticut

Updated: 03/31/2011 - Experts are starting to weigh in on Saturday night's game. CBS Sports Analyst Clark Kellogg says both UK and UConn are playing at a much higher level than the first time the teams met in November.

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Harrellson one of country's most improved

Posted: 03/29/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky center Josh Harrellson said in October he'd give up his eligibility if it meant freshman big man Enes Kanter could play.

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Dunlap repeats on AP All-American team

Posted: 03/29/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- University of Kentucky senior Victoria Dunlap was one of five players chosen to the All-America Third Team by The Associated Press, the wire service announced Tuesday. Dunlap, UK’s first AP All-American, also earned third-team honors last season.

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UK’s Veterans Never Gave Up on Themselves

Posted: 03/29/2011 - Admit it. You wanted DeAndre Liggins gone. On that November, 2008 night in Las Vegas, when he refused Billy Gillispie’s order to check into the Kansas State game, choosing instead to sit on the bench and pout, you threw up your hands in exasperation and demanded that the freshman be kicked off the team.

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Calipari Paying Dividends At Kentucky

Posted: 03/28/2011 - When Kentucky officials met with coach John Calipari two years ago to talk about the program's vacant head coaching position, they came armed with a sales pitch.

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Final Four Ticket Applications Are Available

Updated: 03/28/2011 - The University of Kentucky is proud to announce that applications are now being accepted for NCAA Final Four tickets through the UK Ticket Office. Fans can go online to www.ukathletics.com/tickets for their Final Four ticket application.

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Cats return home to heroes' welcome

Posted: 03/28/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - About 2,500 fans greeted the Final Four-bound Kentucky Wildcats at Blue Grass Airport on Sunday night, hours after they beat North Carolina in the East Regional final.

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Mack, Butler back in the Final Four

Posted: 03/26/2011 - NEW ORELANS (AP) - Florida had a double-digit lead in the second half, was dominating in the low post and slowly suffocating Butler's second-straight Final Four run.

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Cats put on the pads for first time

Posted: 03/26/2011 - XINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky football team had its first full-pads practice of the spring with a two and one-half hour workout Saturday morning at the Nutter Training Facility.

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Vets bail out Cats; Carolina next

Updated: 03/26/2011 - NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Kentucky has been making headlines during the NCAA tournament largely because of their freshmen. Doron Lamb has been outstanding from the perimeter and Brandon Knight has already made a pair of game-winning baskets.

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Football Wildcats put on the pads for Saturday practice

Posted: 03/25/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – With two spring practices already under its belt, the Kentucky football team will trade in the shorts for full pads when the Wildcats return to the Nutter Training Facility practice fields Saturday for its first full-pad practice of the spring season.

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