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Cats knock off Spartans, head to Sweet 16

Posted: 03/22/2010 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Victoria Dunlap scored 21 points to lead fourth-seeded Kentucky into the regional semifinals of the NCAA women's tournament for the first time in 28 years with a 70-52 victory over fifth-seeded Michigan State on Monday night.

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Blackwelder resigns as UK golf coach

Posted: 03/22/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. — Myra Blackwelder announced Monday that she will resign her position as University of Kentucky women’s golf coach after the completion of her third season in April.

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Calipari and Wall Receive Rupp Awards

Posted: 03/22/2010 - University of Kentucky head coach John Calipari and freshman John Wall have been awarded the Adolph Rupp Cup and Adolph Rupp Trophy, honoring the National Coach of the Year and National Player of the Year.

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More awards coming in for Wall and Calipari

Updated: 03/22/2010 - UK guard John Wall was named the National Freshman of the Year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, and was awarded the Adolph Rupp Trophy for National Player of the Year. Coach John Calipari was given the Rupp Cup for National Coach of the Year.

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Calipari trying to temper expectations

Posted: 03/21/2010 - Kentucky coach John Calipari caught his players staring at the TV in disbelief, watching Northern Iowa's upset bid against Kansas a few minutes before the Wildcats were to face Wake Forest in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday.

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Wall finalist for Naismith Player of the Year

Posted: 03/21/2010 - ATLANTA (March 21, 2010) – Kentucky, Ohio State and Syracuse have all won NCAA Men’s Basketball championships in their history, but never has a player from those schools claimed a Naismith Trophy as the men’s college player of the year. The drought could end for one of those programs this year as three of the four finalists vying for the coveted trophy were named finalists for the 2010 Naismith Men’s College Player of the Year Award presented by AT&T, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced today.

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Tip time set for UK-Cornell

Updated: 03/22/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The NCAA has announced that the Sweet 16 game between the University of Kentucky and Cornell University will tipoff at approximately 9:57 p.m. ET on March 25th. The Wildcats and Big Red will be the second game in Syracuse, N.Y., and will begin 30-minutes following the conclusion of West Virginia and Washington.

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Syracuse regional tickets available

Posted: 03/21/2010 - Men's Basketball Season ticket holders and K Fund members may request tickets for the Syracuse Regional through the UK Ticket Office. To place your request, please call the ticket office/K Fund office on Monday, March 22 by 12:00 NOON, or fax in your request.

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Cats rout Wake Forest, advance to Sweet 16

Updated: 03/21/2010 - NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Darius Miller scored a career-high 20 points and top-seeded Kentucky made easy work of No. 9 Wake Forest during a 90-60 rout Saturday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

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UK women win NCAA opener

Updated: 03/20/2010 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A'dia Mathies wouldn't let Kentucky's return to the NCAA Tournament be just a cameo.

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Time set for UK's second round game against Wake Forest

Posted: 03/19/2010 - The Cats will take on the Demon Deacons Saturday, 30 minutes after the Baylor-Old Dominion game concludes in New Orleans. UK's estimated tip time is 8:30 p.m. You can watch the game live on WKYT.

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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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