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Ray "Rock" Oliver rejoins UK strength staff

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Ray “Rock” Oliver, a former strength coach with the University of Kentucky and Cincinnati Bengals, has returned to Lexington as the director of strength and conditioning for the UK football team, Coach Joker Phillips has announced.

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UK Hoops wins 4th straight, 5-2 in SEC

Posted: 01/29/2010 - Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell was happy his team snapped a 16-game losing streak to LSU. What really excited him, though, was how the Wildcats performed against a ranked squad. (Post Game Notes Inside)

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Red-hot Vandy heads to Rupp on top in the SEC East

Posted: 01/28/2010 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kevin Stallings has coached in the Southeastern Conference long enough to know the value of each league win. That might be why he is getting a little greedy.

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ESPN Gameday tickets sold out

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, KY – Tickets to the ESPN College Gameday on Feb. 13 have been sold out according to Ticketmaster.

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Calipari receives call from Texas coach after Carolina loss

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - John Calipari says the day after his top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats were knocked from their unbeaten perch, he got a call from the last coach who lost after climbing to No. 1 in the polls.

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Cal puts Cats back on top

Updated: 01/26/2010 - Kentucky is back in a familiar place, and so is its coach. The Wildcats, the last unbeaten team in Division I, were an unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll on Monday, their first time on top since the final poll of 2002-03. "We've gone from a guy that's not very good looking to just a beautiful young man," Calipari said with a laugh.

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UK Seeks to Set GameDay Attendance Record

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The University of Kentucky was the first college basketball team to win 2,000 games. Now, UK hopes to be the first to pack its arena for ESPN’s College GameDay. To accomplish that feat, UK needs your help.

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UK ranked #1

Updated: 01/25/2010 - It's official, both the Associated Press and coaches poll both have the University of Kentucky men's basketball team #1 in the nation.

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Banner placed in front of Coach Cal's home

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The big blue nation is buzzing, as the men's basketball team moves up the polls, taking the number one ranking in the nation. Fans were celebrating across Kentucky today. A banner was even placed in front of Coach Cal's home.

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UK climbs to #1 in both major polls

Updated: 01/25/2010 - Kentucky is on top of The Associated Press' college basketball poll, and the Wildcats are a unanimous No. 1. UK is also No. in the ESPN Coaches' Poll Released earlier today.

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UK Hoops whips Auburn 68-50

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The 25th-ranked University of Kentucky women’s basketball team forced 25 turnovers en route to a 68-50 win over Auburn Sunday afternoon in Memorial Coliseum. The Wildcats featured a balanced offensive attack with three players in double digits, led by freshman guard A’dia Mathies with 11. The second-highest crowd of 6,784 was on hand for the victory as UK celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day and Alumni Day.

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UK carves up Razorbacks, 101-70

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Darius Miller had a career-high 18 points and DeMarcus Cousins got his 10th double-double as No. 2 Kentucky coasted by Arkansas 101-70 Saturday. (Stats & Post Game Notes Inside)

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Phillips announces hiring of Summers and Turner

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky football coach Joker Phillips has announced the hiring of David Turner and Mike Summers, both of whom have coached previously at Kentucky, coached at other schools in the Southeastern Conference and have been recruiting coordinators at the Division I level.

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UK Hoops wins easily 69-52 over Arkansas

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Junior forward Victoria Dunlap (Nashville, Tenn.) had a game-high 22 points, senior forward Lydia Watkins (Hopkinsville, Ky.) grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds, and the 25th-ranked Kentucky women’s basketball team used a dominating first half to defeat Arkansas 69-52 Thursday night in Memorial Coliseum.

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Ex-Cat Blaton re-signs with Phillies

Updated: 01/25/2010 - PHILADELPHIA -- Joe Blanton and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $24 million, three-year contract that avoided a salary arbitration hearing next month.

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UK Hoops back in Top 25

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team debuted in the USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Coaches Poll at No. 25 released Tuesday. It marks the Wildcats’ first ranking since a No. 24 position in the poll on Nov. 23, 2006.

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Texas Upset, UK only unbeaten team

Updated: 01/19/2010 - Jamar Samuels scored 15 of his 20 points in a dominating first half and No. 10 Kansas State withstood a gut check rally to knock off top-ranked Texas 71-62 on Monday night. Kansas State (16-2, 3-1 Big 12) smothered Texas with its extended man-to-man defense to overcome a 1-for-12 effort from 3-point range and held on to beat a No. 1 team for the third time in school history.

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UK looking to set GameDay record

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The University of Kentucky was the first college basketball team to win 2,000 games. Now, UK hopes to be the first to pack its arena for ESPN’s College GameDay.

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UK Cheerleaders win 18th title

Updated: 01/17/2010 - For an unprecedented 18th time, the University of Kentucky cheerleading team won the Universal Cheerleading Association's national championship at the 2010 College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championships on Sunday at the Walt Disney Resort in Orlando, Fla. Head coach Jomo Thompson and the cheerleading squad has now claimed three consecutive national championships, including 14 out of the last 16 years.

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UK Hoops Whips Alabama 88-63

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Five players scored in double-figures Sunday to lead the Kentucky women’s basketball team to a resounding 88-63 win over Alabama in front 6,040 fan in Memorial Coliseum, the second-largest crowd to see the Wildcats this season. The 25-point win marked UK’s largest margin of victory against a Southeastern Conference team since defeating Arkansas by 27 points on Feb. 18, 2007.

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Judge rules in Paxton vs. UK case

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The University of Kentucky can keep one of the nation's top collegiate pitchers out of games for his senior season if he fails to clear up NCAA concerns about his amateur status, a judge ruled Friday night.

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Cats survive trip to the Plains, 72-67

Updated: 01/16/2010 - AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - John Wall hit two free throws with 8.9 seconds left to help No. 2 Kentucky remain unbeaten with a 72-67 victory over Auburn on Saturday. (Stats & Post Game Notes Inside)

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UK Hoops loses at South Carolina, 79-71

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Freshman guard A’dia Mathies (Louisville, Ky.) scored a career-high 20 points but it wouldn’t be enough as the Kentucky women’s basketball team fell to South Carolina 79-71 Thursday night in the Colonial Life Arena.

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Pinkett added to UK Hoops roster

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky head women's basketball coach Matthew Mitchell today announced the addition of Bernisha Pinkett (Washington, D.C.) to the 2009-10 Wildcat freshman class.

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