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Georgetown to rename gym for former coaches

Posted: 01/13/2010 - When students and other basketball fans approach Georgetown College’s venerable Alumni Gym from January 16, 2010 and thereafter, some may wonder about the new Davis-Reid prefix on two facades. Many alumni will know of one or both titans of coaching because they attended the liberal arts school as the legends of Bob Davis and Jim Reid were in the making.

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Kentucky holds off Florida, 89-77

Updated: 01/12/2010 - Eric Bledsoe scored a career-high 25 points, Patrick Patterson added 15 and No. 2 Kentucky stayed unbeaten with an 89-77 victory over Florida on Tuesday night. (Stats & Post Game Notes Inside)

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Turner to be next D-line coach at UK

Posted: 01/12/2010 - STARKVILLE — David Turner is leaving Mississippi State’s football coaching staff to join Joker Phillips’ new staff at Kentucky, MSU athletic director Greg Byrne confirmed this afternoon.

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Florida looking for complete game vs. UK

Updated: 01/11/2010 - Florida hasn't played a well-rounded game all season. The Gators have endured shooting woes, defensive lapses and second-half struggles. The problems change from game to game, half to half really, and there's no telling which one will show up next. Coach Billy Donovan has a solution, though. It's one he needs to be effective for Florida (11-4, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) to compete with unbeaten and second-ranked Kentucky (16-0, 1-0) on Tuesday night.

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Cats Climb to #2, Texas #1

Updated: 01/11/2010 - Texas is No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll for the first time. Texas received 56 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel, 47 more than Kentucky. The Wildcats (16-0) moved from third to second.

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Tennessee stuns #1 Kansas 76-68

Updated: 01/10/2010 - Scotty Hopson had 17 points and No. 16 Tennessee, with a lineup thinned by suspensions, dismissals and injuries, beat No. 1 Kansas 76-68 on Sunday night.

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UK Hoops Upsets Vandy 63-53

Updated: 01/10/2010 - Amber Smith scored a career-high 20 points, and Amani Franklin had 11 points and 11 rebounds to help Kentucky beat No. 17 Vanderbilt 63-53 on Sunday for their first win over the Commodores in 11 years.

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Mike Summers new UK offensive line coach

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Arkansas offensive line coach Mike Summers is leaving the Razorbacks to take a similar job at Kentucky. Summers is a native of Lexington, Ky., where the UK campus is located, and began his career as an offensive line coach for the Wildcats in 1979. He is married to the daughter of former Kentucky basketball coach Joe B. Hall.

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Kentucky holds on in SEC opener

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Cousins scored seven of his 16 points in the final 3 minutes as the Wildcats stayed unbeaten with a gritty 76-68 win over the Bulldogs on Saturday. (Stats & Post Game Notes Inside)

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Cats host Georgia, look for improvement

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari was vaguely talking about areas where the unbeaten Wildcats could improve on Friday when asked if he could be more specific.

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UK Hoops loses in overtime, 61-60

Posted: 01/08/2010 - Jasmine James knew she was going to be called on to win the game. Whatever nerves the freshman had evaporated by the time she took the 3-pointer with 15 seconds left in overtime that went through and gave No. 8 Georgia a school-record 15-0 start with a 61-60 win over Kentucky on Thursday night.

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Phillips Makes Staff Changes

Updated: 02/05/2010 - New Kentucky football coach Joker Phillips will not retain offensive line caoch Jimmy Heggins and defensive line coach Rick Petri.

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The Joker Phillips era begins at Kentucky

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Joker Phillips took the reins Wednesday as Kentucky's new head football coach and choked up when he spoke about his mentor, Rich Brooks. (Phillips Profile Inside)

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Phillips introduced as UK football coach

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Joker Phillips took the reins Wednesday as Kentucky's new head football coach and choked up when he spoke about his mentor, Rich Brooks.

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Kelley signs with Denver

Posted: 01/05/2010 - Former Wildcat linebacker Braxton Kelley has signed a future contract with the Denver Broncos.

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Kentucky holds off Louisville, 71-62

Updated: 02/05/2010 - DeMarcus Cousins scored 18 points and matched a season-high with 18 rebounds to lead No. 3 Kentucky past rival Louisville 71-62 on Saturday. (Stats & Game Notes Inside)

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Wall breaks record in Kentucky's 104-61 win

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Freshman point guard John Wall set a school record with 16 assists and No. 3 Kentucky crushed Hartford 104-61 on Tuesday night. (Stats & Post Game Notes Inside)

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Cousins SEC Freshman of the Week

Updated: 12/28/2009 - UK men’s basketball player DeMarcus Cousins was named the SEC Freshman of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday. Cousins, a 6-11 forward from Mobile, Ala., averaged 16.5 points and 11.5 rebounds in leading the Wildcats to wins over Drexel and Long Beach State. Cousins had 33 points and 23 rebounds in only 27 minutes on the week.

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Cats end season, Brooks decision pending

Posted: 12/28/2009 - Rich Brooks came to Kentucky seven years ago pledging to make the Wildcats competitive in the Southeastern Conference. Perhaps it's a sign of just how far the program has climbed during his tenure that seven wins and a fourth straight bowl appearance aren't quite enough anymore.

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Cats fall in Music City Bowl, Brooks probably won't return

Posted: 12/28/2009 - C.J. Spiller went out a winner in the final game of his record-setting career at Clemson. Kentucky coach Rich Brooks? Well, the 68-year-old coach apparently is ready to call it a career. After the game, Brooks said he told the team he's probably not returning next season. Brooks said he's "80 percent" sure he's not coming back. Last January, Kentucky announced that offensive coordinator Joker Phillips will take over as head coach when Brooks steps down.

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Day 2 in the Music City, Cats Practice

Posted: 12/24/2009 - The Kentucky football team continued preparations for the Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl with a two and one-half hour practice at Vanderbilt on Thursday.

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Cats Clip Long Beach St. 86-73, go to 13-0

Updated: 02/05/2010 - John Wall scored 19 points and No. 3 Kentucky pulled away in the second half for an 86-73 victory over weary Long Beach State on Wednesday. DeMarcus Cousins shook off early foul trouble to finish with 15 points and 10 rebounds as the Wildcats (13-0) continued their best start in more than 30 years.

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Cats move on after 2,000th win

Updated: 12/22/2009 - Ramon Harris enjoyed the confetti. Donned the T-shirt commemorating Kentucky's 2,000th win. Breathed in the moment as the Wildcats made history. Twenty minutes later, he was over it. The senior forward understands the unique bond between the Wildcats and the Bluegrass. He knows the importance of becoming the first program to reach 2,000 victories, a milestone the school reached with an 88-44 win over Drexel on Monday.

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