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Calipari one of four finalists for Naismith Coach of the Year

Updated: 03/18/2010 - NEW ORLEANS, LA – The University of Kentucky head coach John Calipari, one of only two multiple Naismith winners, is among four finalists for the 2010 Naismith Men’s College Coach of the Year as announced by the Atlanta Tipoff Club Thursday.

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Dunlap AP SEC Player of the Year, Mitchell Coach of the Year

Updated: 03/17/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The accolades continue flowing in for the Kentucky women’s basketball program as junior forward Victoria Dunlap and head coach Matthew Mitchell were chosen Southeastern Conference Player and Coach of the Year, respectively, by The Associated Press on Tuesday. Mitchell also was named Russell Athletic/WBCA Region 3 Coach of the Year.

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UK women a 4-seed in Louisville

Updated: 03/16/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 19/15 Kentucky women’s basketball team earned its seventh bid to the NCAA Tournament with a No. 4 seed in the Kansas City Regional when the tournament pairings were released on Monday evening. The Wildcats (25-7) won’t have to travel far for their first NCAA appearance in four years, as UK will square off with 13th-seeded Liberty (27-5) in the first round Saturday, March 20 at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky.

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UK-ETSU tip set for 7:15 p.m. Thursday

Updated: 03/15/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The second-ranked University of Kentucky men’s basketball team will kick off its 50th NCAA Tournament vs. East Tennessee State on Thursday, March 18 at 6:15 P.M. CST at the New Orleans Arena, the NCAA has announced.

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Cal pleased with #1 seed

Updated: 03/15/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari is happy the Wildcats nabbed a No. 1 seed, but he doesn't believe the NCAA selection committee did any favors for the SEC champions.

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Cats win wild one, claim 26th SEC Tournament title

Updated: 03/15/2010 - John Wall scored seven of his 15 points in overtime, and No. 2 Kentucky rallied from five down with 2:28 left in regulation to beat Mississippi State 75-74 on Sunday for the Wildcats' 26th Southeastern Conference tournament championship.

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Cats roll to SEC finals

Updated: 03/13/2010 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kentucky is back in the Southeastern Conference tournament title game, a win away from the championship Wildcats fans see as their birthright.

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Cats knock off Tide, face Vols next

Updated: 03/13/2010 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - John Calipari only hopes his young Kentucky Wildcats' first postseason game delivered the message he's been trying to send - tournament time requires more intensity and desire than the regular season.

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Bama rallies from 18 down, face Cats on Friday

Posted: 03/11/2010 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Mikhail Torrance's 9-foot jumper broke a tie at 62 with 57 seconds left, and Alabama rallied from an 18-point deficit in the second half to beat South Carolina 68-63 Thursday in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference tournament.

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Webb may start MLB season on DL

Posted: 03/11/2010 - TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona manager A.J. Hinch says there's an increasing chance that Brandon Webb will start the season on the disabled list.

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UK the heavy favorite to win the SEC Tournament

Updated: 03/11/2010 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Maybe Kentucky coach John Calipari wants to ease the pressure on his young Wildcats. He's busy talking about playing for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, though ending a drought with Kentucky's first Southeastern Conference tournament title since 2004 would a big deal, too.

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More awards roll in for Wildcats

Updated: 03/11/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The postseason awards continue to roll in for the Wildcats, as UK received more honors from various national entities. UK freshman John Wall has been named U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) District IV Player of the Year as announced by the organization on Tuesday.

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UK football hosts Pro Day

Updated: 03/10/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The 2009 and 2010 Kentucky football seniors put their physical abilities on display Wednesday morning at the annual “Pro Day” workouts for professional scouts.

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#22 UK Batcats take down Evansville 7-1

Posted: 03/09/2010 - Andy Burns hit his fourth homer of the year and right-hander Nick Kennedy tossed three shutout innings for the save in his first appearance of the season, leading the 22nd-ranked Kentucky baseball team to a 7-1 win over Evansville, Tuesday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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John Wall named SEC Player of the Year

Updated: 03/09/2010 - The SEC announced its awards for the 2009-2010 season Tuesday morning, and several UK players were honored. Wall, along with DeMarcus Cousins, and Patrick Patterson were named to the First Team All-SEC.

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No. 3 Kentucky wins regular season finale, 74-66 over Florida

Updated: 03/09/2010 - Darius Miller and Eric Bledsoe had 14 points apiece and No. 3 Kentucky withstood a Florida comeback with a 74-66 victory Sunday, completing an 18-0 home season and likely cementing its hold on a top seed in the NCAA tournament. (Stats & Post Game Notes Inside)

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