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Strickland reassigned, UK reorganizes men's basketball

Updated: 05/13/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky men’s basketball department will undergo changes to its administrative staff for the upcoming 2010-11 season, head coach John Calipari announced Thursday.

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Changes made to UK men's basketball office

Updated: 05/13/2010 - As part of what's being called a reorganization, assistant coach Rod Strickland will now take on an administrative role instead, and UK Deputy Athletics Director Rob Mullens will serve as the day-to-day administrator for the program.

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Batcats lose 2nd straight non-conference game

Posted: 05/12/2010 - Senior catcher Marcus Nidiffer got his seventh hit in the last two games but Lipscomb plated 10 runs in the first six innings and held on for a 10-8 midweek win over Kentucky, on Wednesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK X-country team recognized for academic success

Updated: 05/12/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky men’s cross country team has received a public recognition award for its Academic Progress Rate score, the NCAA announced Wednesday.

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UK leads nation in basketball attendance

Updated: 05/12/2010 - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The NCAA says Division I men's basketball teams drew more than 27 million fans last season, the fourth-highest total in history but a slight decrease over the previous season.

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UK basketball strength coach won't return

Updated: 05/12/2010 - UK's basketball team is looking for a new strength and conditioning coach. Sources have confirmed with 27 SportsFirst that Todd Forcier will not back after three seasons with the program.

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Batcats fall to Indiana in extra innings

Posted: 05/11/2010 - Indiana plated eight runs in the bottom of the eighth and ninth innings to tie the game and force extra innings and after Kentucky scored one run in the top of the 10th inning to take a one-run lead into the bottom of the 10th, the Hoosiers got a walk-off, two-out, two-run double from Michael Earley, winning a wild 18-17 game on Tuesday afternoon at Sembower Field.

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Tony Delk interviews for opening at Western Kentucky

Updated: 05/11/2010 - Former University of Kentucky star Tony Delk - who spent ten seasons in the NBA with eight different teams - is a candidate to fill the vacancy at Western Kentucky University according to WBKO in Bowling Green.

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UK to play Pikeville in exhibition

Updated: 05/10/2010 - The Kentucky Wildcats will open the exhibition season against Pikeville College. A tentative date for the game is November 1st.

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Johnson signs with Giants

Posted: 05/08/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky linebacker Micah Johnson has signed a National Football League free-agent contract with the New York Giants.

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Batcats fall to South Carolina, 13-9

Posted: 05/07/2010 - With Kentucky owning a three-run lead after five innings, No. 4 South Carolina struck for five runs in the top of the sixth inning and held off a late-inning rally from UK, handing the Wildcats an 13-9 series-opening loss, on a gorgeous Friday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Dieng signs with Cards

Posted: 05/06/2010 - Louisville signed 6-foot-10 center Gorgui Dieng on Thursday, one day after coach Rick Pitino announced sophomore center Samardo Samuels is staying in the NBA Draft.

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UK Players Come Together For Great Cause

Updated: 05/05/2010 - A handful of UK basketball players got together for an autograph session and fundraising effort at the Paul Mitchell School on Wednesday night raising $7,400 dollars.

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Rondo named to NBA All-Defensive team

Posted: 05/05/2010 - Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo was named a first-teamer on the NBA's All-Defensive team today, joining Kobe Bryant (G), LeBron James (F), Gerald Wallace (F), and Dwight Howard (C). Rondo, who makes the team for the first time, received 23 first-place votes, second only to Howard's 28. The team is voted on by the coaches.

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Cal to throw out first pitch

Posted: 05/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After leading the Kentucky men’s basketball team to a 35-3 record in his first season as head coach, John Calipari will be on hand at the UK baseball game with No. 4 South Carolina on Friday night to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. First pitch is slated for 7 p.m. ET on Friday at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Cal says he's happy at UK

Updated: 05/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari says while he's open to a contract extension, he's not interested in a raise. Calipari said Wednesday in an audio tweet on lexy.com that athletic director Mitch Barnhart approached him 10 days ago about restructuring his contract.

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UK, Calipari respond to reports

Updated: 05/05/2010 - UK head coach John Calipari released a statement on his facebook page, while athletics director Mitch Barnhart responds as well to Calipari coaching reports.

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Report: Cal Intrigued by Bulls opening

Posted: 05/04/2010 - Kentucky coach John Calipari is intrigued with the Chicago Bulls’ coaching job and would be willing to listen to a pitch from management, NBA and NCAA sources told Yahoo! Sports on Tuesday.

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Cal says Orton, Bledsoe likely gone

Updated: 05/03/2010 - Kentucky coach John Calipari says he would be "shocked" if freshmen Daniel Orton and Eric Bledsoe decide to return to school rather than enter the NBA draft.

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Cats fall to Vols 3-1

Updated: 05/02/2010 - Kentucky got a career-high five innings from freshman Jordan Cooper but couldn’t muster enough offense, as the Tennessee Volunteers posted a 3-1 win over the Wildcats, claiming the series on Sunday afternoon in front of 1,800 fans at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.

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Batcats fall in game two, 8-6 to Tennessee

Posted: 05/01/2010 - With the game knotted at six in the bottom of the sixth inning after Kentucky had come from behind to tie the game, Tennessee scored two runs to take the lead for good and post a 8-6 victory over UK.

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Batcats take series opener against Vols

Posted: 04/30/2010 - Taylor Black had his first career multi-homer game, finishing with a career-high five RBI, as the Kentucky baseball team belted six home runs and posted a 12-8 series-opening victory over the Tennessee Volunteers.

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