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Cats remain No. 22 in both major polls

Updated: 02/21/2011 - The Kentucky Wildcats remain No. 22 this week in both the Associated Press college poll and the USA Today-ESPN poll. Duke moved up to No. 1.

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Jones named SEC Freshman of the Week

Posted: 02/21/2011 - University of Kentucky freshman Terrence Jones has named the SEC Freshman of the Week. The league announced the honor Monday, the fifth such award for Jones this season.

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Rachel Alexandra bred to Curlin

Updated: 02/21/2011 - Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra has been bred to stablemate and two-time Horse of the Year Curlin. Stonestreet Stable owners Jess Jackson and Barbara Banke say Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Horse of the Year, was bred to Curlin, the 2007 and 2008 Horse of Year, on Monday at Lane's End Farm.

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UK women try to break 25-year Nashville drought

Posted: 02/19/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a tough road loss at Georgia on Thursday, the 19th-ranked Kentucky women’s basketball team travels to the Music City Sunday, Feb. 20 looking to chart its first win over Vanderbilt in Memorial Gym since 1986. Game time is 2 p.m. EST as it will be televised on the SEC Network with Cara Capuano and Abby Waner calling the action. It also will be broadcast live on the Big Blue Sports Network with Neil Price and will available nationally on the ESPN Full Court package and ESPN3.com. All fans are encouraged to wear pink Sunday for Vanderbilt's WBCA Pink Zone game.

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UK Hoops falls at Georgia, 69-51

Posted: 02/17/2011 - Meredith Mitchell scored 16 points and Georgia rolled past No. 19 Kentucky 69-51 on Thursday night to remain in second place in the Southeastern Conference.

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Three UK signees finalists for Naismith Award

Posted: 02/17/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – UK men’s basketball 2011 signees Anthony Davis, Michael Gilchrist and Marquis Teague were all selected as finalists for the 2011 High School Naismith Award.

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Rondo again on SI cover

Updated: 02/17/2011 - Former Wildcat Rajon Rondo is once again on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

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Barnhart: No more overhead camera use at Rupp Arena

Updated: 02/16/2011 - On Twitter Wednesday, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart addressed the controversial camera used by ESPN during Tuesday night's UK-Mississippi State game at Rupp Arena.

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UK signees to play in Jordan Brand Classic

Updated: 02/15/2011 - UK men’s basketball 2011 signees Anthony Davis, Michael Gilchrist, Marquis Teague and Kyle Wiltjer were all selected to play in the 2011 Jordan Brand Classic.

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Calipari happy to be back home

Updated: 02/14/2011 - Kentucky coach John Calipari jokingly double-checked with a Southeastern Conference official on Monday when told the Wildcats get to spend the next week at Rupp Arena after spending most of the last month on the road. "Are you sure we're at home?" Calipari said with more than a hint of sarcasm. When assured by the official on the conference call that the 22nd-ranked Wildcats wouldn't have to board a plane for at least seven days, Calipari exhaled.

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Cousins Fined By Kings, Rejoins Team

Posted: 02/14/2011 - The Sacramento Kings today fined rookie forward/center DeMarcus Cousins for his involvement in a post-game incident with Donté Greene following Saturday’s (2/12/11) contest versus the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Cats fall to 22nd in latest polls

Updated: 02/14/2011 - After their loss at Vanderbilt the Kentucky Wildcats have dropped from No. 18 to No. 22 in the latest Associated Press college poll. Kentucky is also ranked No. 22 in this week's USA Today ESPN poll. Kansas is the new No.1 Ranked team in the country

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Cats drop another road game

Updated: 02/12/2011 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - John Jenkins scored a career-high 32 points, hitting six 3-pointers, to lift No. 23 Vanderbilt to an 81-77 victory over No. 18 Kentucky on Saturday.

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Outgoing UK President defends Barnhart decision, reflects on program

Updated: 02/11/2011 - UK President Dr. Lee Todd sat down with WKYT to talk about his controversial decision to extend Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart's contract. He also spoke about what he sees as the good and bad decisions made for the athletics department during his decade in office.

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Cats try to end road woes at Vandy

Posted: 02/11/2011 - There is no magic in the rafters at Rupp Arena, no secret elixir that makes Kentucky invincible at home. Yet the Wildcats are unbeatable there under coach John Calipari, including an 11-0 mark this year

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UK ranks second in SEC Academic Honor Roll

Posted: 02/11/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky ranked second on the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll for Fall Sports as 47 Wildcat student-athletes earned a place on the list.

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NCAA Tournament TV deal staggers start of games

Updated: 02/10/2011 - NEW YORK (AP) - The NCAA tournament's new television deal will allow for more staggered starts of games, so all those buzzer-beaters aren't happening at the same time.

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Calipari asks for more toughness, has team put on boxing gloves

Posted: 02/09/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari jotted down a simple message on the whiteboard in locker room before the 18th-ranked Wildcats faced rival Tennessee on Tuesday night. "I put on the board: Refuse to lose," Calipari said. "It's that time of the year. Refuse to lose. Figure out a way." And figure it out quickly.

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Barnhart, UK agree to contract extension

Posted: 02/09/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 9, 2011) – University of Kentucky President Lee T. Todd, Jr. Wednesday announced a contract extension for Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart, a move designed to reward “exemplary performance” and provide “continuity and continued focus for a program clearly moving in the right direction.”

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