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UK women ink one of nation's top guards

Posted: 11/11/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – One of the nation’s top recruits Janee (ju-NAY) Thompson, a 5-foot-7 point guard from Whitney Young High School in Chicago has signed a national letter of intent with the Kentucky women's basketball team, head coach Matthew Mitchell announced today. The early signing period ends Nov. 16.

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Vandy prepares for Cats, final home game

Posted: 11/11/2011 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vanderbilt coach James Franklin continues to play coy, saying he's not really sure what six wins signifies. His quarterback freely admits the Commodores know exactly where they stand with four victories this season.

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Coach Cal: Two UK players involved in crash

Updated: 11/12/2011 - Coach John Calipari says Terrence Jones and Stacey Poole were inside an SUV that was hit by an alleged drunk driver in Lexington early Friday morning.

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Tydlacka, Guy named captains for Vandy game

Posted: 11/10/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky senior punter Ryan Tydlacka and senior safety/linebacker Winston Guy have been named game captains for Kentucky's Southeastern Conference contest with Vanderbilt on Saturday at 12:21 p.m. ET inside Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, Tenn.

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Poythress picks UK

Posted: 11/10/2011 - 5-Star recruit Alex Poythress is headed to Kentucky. In a ceremony this afternoon at his high school Poythress ended the suspense and picked the Cats over Memphis, Vanderbilt and Florida. With the addition of Poythress John Calipari will again have a chance of landing the number one recruiting class for the fourth straight year.

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UK's Jones, Lamb and Miller tabbed preseason All-SEC

Posted: 11/09/2011 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference unveiled its eighth annual men’s basketball coaches preseason All-SEC first and second teams Wednesday, tipping off another great season of SEC men’s basketball.

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UK Hoops Picked Second in SEC Coaches’ Poll

Updated: 11/08/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the second straight season, the University of Kentucky women's basketball team was picked to finish second in the Southeastern Conference in a voting of the 12 league coaches, as announced by the league office Tuesday.

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Roark, McDermott named UK captains for Ole Miss game

Posted: 11/04/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky senior wide receiver Matt Roark and senior defensive lineman Luke McDermott have been named game captains for Kentucky's Southeastern Conference battle with Ole Miss on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET inside Commonwealth Stadium.

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UK's Miller candidate for Senior CLASS Award

Posted: 11/04/2011 - LEXINGTON, KY – UK men’s basketball senior Darius Miller has been selected as one of 30 candidates for the 2011-12 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award

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UK's Hines finalist for sportsmanship award

Posted: 11/04/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky offensive guard Stuart Hines has been named a finalist for the seventh-annual Sportsmanship Award, presented by the Awards and Recognition Association (ARA) to an NCAA Division I football player who best personifies the spirit of sportsmanship.

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Smith to start against Ole Miss

Posted: 11/03/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky true freshman quarterback Maxwell Smith will start at quarterback in Kentucky’s contest against Southeastern Conference foe Ole Miss on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium, UK head coach Joker Phillips announced after practice Thursday.

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UK Hoops tickets on sale

Posted: 11/02/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Single-game tickets for Kentucky women’s basketball’s 18 exciting home games, including eight against Southeastern Conference opponents and back-to-back “Pack the House” games vs. Louisville and Duke, are on sale now.

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Poole mulling transfer from UK

Updated: 11/02/2011 - UK sophomore guard Stacey Poole, Jr., will meet with his father this weekend to discuss whether to stay at Kentucky or transfer to another school.

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UK women ranked in back-to-back preseason polls for first time

Posted: 11/01/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the first time in school history, the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team is ranked in back-to-back preseason USA TODAY/ESPN coaches’ polls. The Wildcats were picked to start the 2011-12 season at No. 15 by the 31-member Board of Coaches.

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Cats fall to Bulldogs, 28-16

Updated: 10/29/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Mississippi State quarterbacks Tyler Russell and Chris Relf combined for 264 yards and each passed for a touchdown, and Relf ran for two touchdowns in the Bulldogs' 28-16 win over Kentucky on Saturday night. Russell earned his second start of the season, and the two alternated drives in the first quarter. As the game went on, Russell took most of the snaps and Relf was brought in for running situations.

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Cats, Bulldogs clash on Saturday

Posted: 10/28/2011 - The annual Mississippi State-Kentucky football game doesn't often generate a lot of national headlines or even much interest within the Southeastern Conference.

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SEC Media Day: Chasing Kentucky

Updated: 10/27/2011 - Kevin Stallings will withhold his assessment of the Kentucky Wildcats until, say, February. The Vanderbilt coach is plenty familiar with star forward Terrence Jones and probably knows a good bit about Doron Lamb and Darius Miller, too. No assessment of John Calipari's Wildcats is ever complete without taking the full measure of those ballyhooed freshmen that annually parade into Lexington and often become instant stars before turning into NBA millionaires.

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UK Graduation Success Rate highest ever

Posted: 10/25/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The National Collegiate Athletic Association released its annual graduation rates report Tuesday, featuring school-record marks by University of Kentucky student-athletes in the NCAA Graduation Success Rate and the Federal Graduation Rate.

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UK's Goblirsch ends soccer career

Posted: 10/25/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky women’s soccer senior Jenna Goblirsch will not return for her final year of eligibility after suffering a season-ending knee injury during the first training session of preseason, head coach Jon Lipsitz announced.

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UK Hoops picked to finish third in SEC

Posted: 10/25/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky women's basketball team was picked to finish third in the Southeastern Conference this season in a voting of a select panel of both SEC and national media members.

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