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Cats, Cards expected to be physical affair

Posted: 12/30/2010 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky and Louisville renew their bitter rivalry on Friday, with coaches and players on both sides saying they hope to avoid the ugliness that marred last year's matchup.

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Boyle Co. star wins Mr. Football

Posted: 12/30/2010 - Boyle County linebacker Lamar Dawson doesn't like to talk. It's just not his thing. The way the 6-foot-4, 235-pound Dawson figures it, he's got teammates who can do the talking. He prefers to simply go out and play.

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#11 UK Hoops rallies to beat MTSU

Posted: 12/29/2010 - Victoria Dunlap scored 13 points in the second half, including nine during a decisive run, to help No. 11 Kentucky beat Middle Tennessee State 81-72 on Wednesday night.

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UK's Payne facing alma mater

Posted: 12/29/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kenny Payne's visits to Louisville in the two decades since he played for the Cardinals have typically been celebrations, a chance for the former small forward and his teammates on the 1986 national championship team to be cheered one more time.

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Lamb picks up POW honor

Posted: 12/29/2010 - ST. LOUIS (USBWA) -- The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Kentucky guard Doron Lamb as its Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, Dec. 26. The USBWA's weekly honor is presented by Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook and will be handed out each Tuesday through Feb. 22 this season.

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#11 Kentucky Shoots Down Coppin State

Updated: 12/28/2010 - Terrence Jones scored 18 points, Brandon Knight added 17 points and eight assists and the 11th-ranked Wildcats rolled by Coppin State 91-61 Tuesday night in their final tuneup before a showdown with the rival Cardinals on New Year's Eve.

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Webb to change number, honor former teammate

Updated: 12/28/2010 - Former Wildcat Brandon Webb has agreed to a one-year deal with Texas and has asked to wear uniform No. 33 as a tribute to his late friend, college roommate and baseball teammate, Jon Hooker. Webb previously wore uniform No. 17 with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Lamb explosive 6th man

Updated: 12/27/2010 - When Doron Lamb found out in November he would be coming off the bench to start his career at Kentucky, he didn't make a fuss about it. Coach John Calipari said he wouldn't have blamed Lamb if he did, though, because Calipari knows how explosive Lamb can be once he gets going.

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Knight, Lamb Earn Conference Honors

Posted: 12/27/2010 - Doron Lamb was named SEC Player of the Week and Brandon Knight was named the SEC Freshman of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday.

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Cats Climb Two Spots In Both Major Polls

Posted: 12/27/2010 - John Calipari's Wildcats move up to spots in the latest national rankings! Up to 11th In The AP Top 25 and 12 In The Coaches Poll.

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Snowden named SEC Player of the Week

Updated: 12/27/2010 - Kentucky's Keyla Snowden is the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week after coming off the bench to score a career-high 28 points in 19 minutes vs. Arkansas Pine-Bluff last week, the league office in Birmingham, Ala., announced.

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Calipari On Dominican Republic

Updated: 12/21/2010 - Kentucky coach John Calipari says he has not been contacted about the possibility of coaching the Dominican Republic's national basketball team.

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Kentucky's "Mother Hen"

Posted: 12/21/2010 - Forgive him if he's still learning how to deal with praise. It's been awhile. Yet now he finds himself in the role of blue-collar leader for the 13th-ranked Wildcats (8-2), who host Winthrop (5-6) on Wednesday.

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Cobble Ruled Eligible, Will Play In Compass Bowl

Posted: 12/20/2010 - University of Kentucky redshirt freshman defensive tackle Mister Cobble, who has not seen action this season because of academic ineligibility, has been ruled eligible for the spring semester, head coach Joker Phillips announced Monday.

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Cats Move Up In Both Major Polls

Posted: 12/20/2010 - John Calipari's Wildcats Have Moved Up To 13th In The AP Poll, While Jumping Up To 14th In The Coaches Top 25. (Both Polls Inside)

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Knight Nominated For Bob Cousy Award

Posted: 12/20/2010 - UK men’s basketball freshman Brandon Knight was named a Bob Cousy Award candidate as announced by The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass.

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Cats win, Calipari ejected

Posted: 12/18/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Terrence Jones scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half and No. 17 Kentucky rolled past Mississippi Valley State 85-60 Saturday night.

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Calipari all for NBA in Kentucky

Updated: 12/17/2010 - Kentucky coach John Calipari is all for the NBA coming to the Bluegrass. Calipari said Friday he believes the NBA would be a success in Kentucky. Louisville city officials have hired an attorney to gauge the possibility of bringing professional basketball to the state's largest city

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With snow days, some Finals on ice

Updated: 12/17/2010 - After careful re-arranging, UK students did get to take all their finals but Fayette County Kids will have tests to look forward to. Public school students also know what days they're losing to makeup for snow days.

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Rondo out with sprained ankle

Posted: 12/16/2010 - BOSTON (AP) - Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo will miss a couple of weeks with a sprained left ankle.

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Three UK recruits named to Naismith POY watch list

Posted: 12/16/2010 - LEXINGTON, KY – Three UK men’s basketball signees are among the top 10 senior boys named to the Naismith Trophy High School Player of the Year watch list as announced by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.

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