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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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Cats ready for tough test against Ohio State

Updated: 03/25/2011 - The Kentucky Wildcats will take on Ohio State Friday night in the East Regional Semifinals in Newark, New Jersey. You'll be able to see the game live on WKYT at 9:45 p.m.

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UK Baseball Has Won 8 of Last 9

Updated: 03/24/2011 - Junior Braden Kapteyn drove in four RBI, senior shortstop Taylor Black had three hits and four RBI and senior Mike Kaczmarek belted his first career homer, to help power the Kentucky baseball team to a 12-4 win over Canisius, on Wednesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Dunlap named finalist for All-American team

Posted: 03/23/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Senior forward Victoria Dunlap has been selected as one of the top 40 finalists for the 2011 State Farm Coaches' All-America Team, as announced by The Women's Basketball Coaches Association, in cooperation with State Farm. The finalists, who are voted upon by WBCA-member coaches in each of the eight WBCA geographical regions, are now in the running for selection to the 10-member State Farm Coaches' All-America Team.

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Cats look to vets for guidance

Updated: 03/23/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A year ago Josh Harrellson never played. Darius Miller never played consistently and DeAndre Liggins never put up a shot.

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UK opens spring football practice

Posted: 03/23/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - So far so good for new Kentucky quarterback Morgan Newton. Coach Joker Phillips says he was impressed with the way Newton conducted himself when the Wildcats opened spring practice on Wednesday

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UK's Knight beginning to live up to expectations

Posted: 03/23/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky freshman Brandon Knight has spent all season trying to live up to the high expectations that come with playing point guard for John Calipari. The expectations don't come from Calipari, but from Knight himself.

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Batcats Take Down Cincinnati

Posted: 03/22/2011 - Kentucky freshman southpaw Corey Littrell tossed his third quality start of the season and junior righty Braden Kapteyn struck out the side in the ninth inning for the save, lifting the Wildcats to a 4-2 win over Cincinnati, on a gorgeous Tuesday night in front of a spirited crowd at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Spring Football Ready To Kick Off

Posted: 03/22/2011 - It wasn't the smoothest transition for the Wildcats last fall after Phillips took over for Rich Brooks. Kentucky endured another so-so 6-7 season that ended with a dispiriting loss to Pittsburgh in the BBVA Compass Bowl.

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Knight, Cats prepare for Ohio State

Posted: 03/22/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky freshman point guard Brandon Knight has spent most of the year playing in the considerable shadow of former Wildcats' star John Wall. Yet Knight has done something Wall never did during his spectacular season at Kentucky: Score 30 points in an NCAA tournament game.

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UK Hoops season ends

Updated: 03/22/2011 - The fourth-seeded Wildcats were led by Victoria Dunlap's 23 points. Kentucky, which hasn't beaten North Carolina in five tries, finished 25-9 a year after reaching the round of eight.

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Cal's Cats Maturing

Updated: 03/22/2011 - Kentucky coach John Calipari kept saying all season he liked his team. He said it when the Wildcats suffered through a miserable 2-6 record on the road in the Southeastern Conference. He reiterated it when his freshmen-laden roster lost six straight close games.

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UK Hoops Holds Off Hampton, Face UNC In 2nd Round

Posted: 03/19/2011 - Brittany Henderson scored four of her six points in overtime and No. 17 Kentucky survived a scare from Hampton, beating the Lady Pirates 66-62 Saturday in the NCAA tournament.

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UK Sweet 16 bound

Posted: 03/19/2011 - TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - It didn't take Brandon Knight long to build an impressive resume in the NCAA tournament. A game-winning shot in the closing seconds of his debut. A career-best 30 points in his next game, helping Kentucky back into the round of 16. Two days after his only

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UK Looks To Take Down West Virginia

Updated: 03/19/2011 - The coaches will put their friendship aside Saturday when fourth-seeded Kentucky (26-8) and fifth-seeded West Virginia (21-11) square off in the third round of the East regional. The teams also met in last year's regional final, with the Mountaineers winning 73-66 to advance to the Final Four.

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UK Batcats Open SEC Play With Win Over Vols

Posted: 03/19/2011 - With the game locked at 3-3, Kentucky junior two-way star Braden Kapteyn belted a two-run homer into the batting eye in centerfield and then took the mound in the eighth and ninth to record a six-out save and lift the Wildcats to a 5-3 series-opening win over Tennessee, in the Southeastern Conference opener on Friday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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