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UK, Meyer takes series opener against Georgia

Updated: 05/13/2011 - Behind the ninth quality start of the season from Alex Meyer and a three-hit outing from Thomas McCarthy, the Kentucky Wildcats plated four runs in the first inning and posted a 7-4 series-opening win over Georgia, on a pleasant Friday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK Tennis advances to face Louisville

Posted: 05/13/2011 - For the third time in as many seasons, the No. 10 University of Kentucky men’s tennis team defeated Cleveland State in the NCAA Championships after taking down the Vikings 4-0 in the opening round of the event on Friday at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex.

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UK Softball falls in SEC Tournament

Posted: 05/12/2011 - A pair of two-run innings propelled the No. 8 Tennessee Lady Vols past the 20th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats, 4-1 in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament Thursday afternoon in Oxford, Miss.

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Tubby Smith fights prostate cancer

Updated: 05/12/2011 - Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he's "feeling great" and free of prostate cancer after dealing with the disease for the past year.

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Wall, Cousins make NBA All-Rookie team

Posted: 05/11/2011 - The accolades continue to roll in for former UK men’s basketball players Eric Bledsoe, DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall as all three were named 2010-11 T-Mobile NBA All-Rookies the NBA announced on Wednesday.

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Meyer earns second national honor

Updated: 05/11/2011 - Already owning a Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association NCAA Pitcher of the Week honors after a complete-game shutout win over No. 1 Vanderbilt, Kentucky junior Alex Meyer has been named a national player of the week by CollegeBaseball360.com, it was announced.

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Batcats take down Indiana, 8-5

Posted: 05/10/2011 - Neiko Johnson, Luke Maile, Michael Williams and Chad Wright each belted home runs and starter Taylor Rogers hurled his sixth quality start of the year, lifting Kentucky to an 8-5 midweek win over Indiana, on a sultry Tuesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Liggins explains decision to leave UK

Updated: 05/10/2011 - DeAndre Liggins believes his stock is as high as it ever will be for the NBA draft. He says he believes right no he's a late first round to early second round pick and he wants to go higher.

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UK Basketball Announces Satellite Camp Schedule

Posted: 05/10/2011 - University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari and his staff will travel around the state of Kentucky in June to teach the game of basketball to the youth of the Commonwealth with an upcoming series of basketball instructional day camps.

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Alex Meyer named SEC Pitcher of the Week

Updated: 05/09/2011 - After tossing a complete-game shutout in a 2-0 win over No. 1 Vanderbilt on Friday, Kentucky junior right-hander Alex Meyer has been named Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.

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A'dia Mathies invited to World University Games trials

Updated: 05/09/2011 - Kentucky sophomore A’dia Mathies (Louisville, Ky.) is one of 35 top collegiate players that have accepted invitations to attend the 2011 USA Basketball Women’s World University Games Team Trials, which will take place May 22-25 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo. Invitations to the trials were issued by the USA Basketball Women’s Junior National Team Committee, chaired by Sue Donohoe, NCAA vice president for Division I women’s basketball.

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Batcats, Meyer shut down Vanderbilt

Posted: 05/06/2011 - Behind a dominating complete-game outing from junior Alex Meyer and a solo home run from junior Thomas McCarthy, the Kentucky baseball team posted a 2-0 win over No. 1 Vanderbilt in the series opener, on a gorgeous Friday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK Softball falls to Auburn in series opener

Posted: 05/06/2011 - The 23rd-ranked Auburn Tigers outlasted the 16th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats 5-3 in a back-and-forth battle in the opening game of the three-game series at the UK Softball Complex Friday night.

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Knight leaving UK, staying in NBA draft

Updated: 05/06/2011 - Kentucky freshman Brandon Knight announced Friday that he will keep his name in June's NBA draft, forgoing his final three years of eligibility. The 6-foot-3, 185-pound guard said he made his decision after a combine for league scouts, where he was told he could be among the first 10 selections.

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Brandon Knight to stay in NBA Draft

Updated: 05/06/2011 - The UK guard announced his decision during a news conference Friday morning. Underclassmen have until Sunday to decide whether to stay in the draft.

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BatCats host top-ranked Vandy

Posted: 05/05/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After spending the majority of April on the road, the Kentucky baseball team returns home for an eight-game homestand, hosting No. 1 Vanderbilt for a three-game series, with first pitch of the series opener set for Friday at 6:30 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The series will resume on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET and conclude on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.

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Rondo, Celtics down 2-0 to Heat

Updated: 05/04/2011 - Rajon Rondo scored 20 points and added 12 assists for Boston, which got 16 points from Kevin Garnett and 13 from Pierce. The Celtics have only rallied from an 0-2 deficit in a best-of-seven series once.

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