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Patterson Named AP Pre-Season All-American

Posted: 11/02/2009 - The 6-9 Patterson averaged 17.9 points and 9.3 rebounds for the Wildcats last season and he's expected to be more of an inside presence this season with the addition of freshman point guard John Wall to new coach John Calipari's offense.

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Gillispie pleads guilty to DUI

Updated: 11/02/2009 - Former Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie appeared in the courtroom this morning in Anderson County where he entered a guilty plea to driving under the influence of alcohol in August.

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Calipari looking for defense against Campbellsville

Updated: 11/01/2009 - Kentucky coach John Calipari says he can't figure out if his team is really good on offense or just really bad on defense. He hopes to get an answer on Monday night when the Wildcats host Campbellsville in an exhibition at Rupp Arena.

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Miss State Runs Over Kentucky 31-24

Updated: 10/31/2009 - Anthony Dixon rushed for two touchdowns and a school-record 252 yards as Mississippi State kept its bowl hopes alive by outlasting Kentucky 31-24 on Saturday night. (Stats & Notes Inside)

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UK says Wall cleared to play

Updated: 10/30/2009 - UK announced Friday night that the NCAA has cleared John Wall to play this season, with some stipulations. Questions had been raised about his status because his former coach was a certified agent.

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Patterson & Wall On Preseason Watch List

Posted: 10/30/2009 - Junior Patrick Patterson and freshman John Wall were both named to the Naismith Preseason Watch list as announced by the Atlanta Tip-Off Club.

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SEC will fine and suspend coaches for public criticism of officials

Posted: 10/30/2009 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Oct. 30, 2009) - In a unanimous vote of the Southeastern Conference’s Athletic Directors and with the full support of the Conference’s twelve Presidents and Chancellors, all violations of SEC Bylaw 10.5.4 will be enforced by suspensions and fines, effective immediately.

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UK, MSU taking same paths in rugged SEC

Updated: 10/30/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky and Mississippi State have spent the last few years bumping into each other while knocking against the glass ceiling at the top of the Southeastern Conference.

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Wall heats up Blue-White, but elgibility status still unclear

Posted: 10/29/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- John Wall took off on two feet, pulled his left arm behind his head and threw down a tomahawk dunk. Moments later, the Kentucky freshman point guard took an inbounds pass and beat everybody down the court for a layup.

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Wildcats Start Season 4th & 5th In Top 25 Polls

Updated: 10/29/2009 - Kentucky receives 3 first place votes and will start the season 4th in the Associated Press Top 25. The Cats are picked to start the season 5th in the ESPN/USA Today Top 25. (Complete AP Poll Inside)

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Micah Johnson Probable, Lindley Doubtful For Mississippi State

Posted: 10/29/2009 - Linebacker Micah Johnson and defensive tackle Shane McCord are expected to be available for Saturday’s game against Mississippi State but cornerback Trevard Lindley remains doubtful to participate, Coach Rich Brooks said after practice Thursday morning.

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Cats Impressive In Blue-White Scrimmage, Wall Steals The Show

Updated: 10/28/2009 - Wall and the rest of the new-look Wildcats gave their coach plenty of fodder. Wall delivered a handful of highlight reel plays, forward Patrick Patterson displayed a new 3-point stroke and freshman point guard Eric Bledsoe shined while playing alongside his more ballyhooed classmate.

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Cats want to hold workout in Freedom Hall

Posted: 10/27/2009 - 27 SportsFirst has learned that UK coach John Calipari hopes to practice his first Wildcats team in Louisville's Freedom Hall on Sunday.

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UK president addresses John Wall's eligibilty issue

Posted: 10/27/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - University of Kentucky president Lee Todd says he has no problem with the way the school has handled the investigation into freshman point guard John Wall's eligibility.

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UK Approves New "Wildcat Coal Lodge"

Posted: 10/27/2009 - University of Kentucky officials have approved the name of a new residence hall for the University of Kentucky men's basketball team.

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Big Blue Madness goes global

Posted: 10/27/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct 27, 2009) - When the University of Kentucky announced the theme of the annual Big Blue Madness as "Blue All Around You," they meant it literally. Today, UK Athletics announced a never done before recap of the event - translated into eight (yes eight) different languages and posted it online at www.kentuckywildcats.tv.

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Brooks: "We don't have black jerseys"

Posted: 10/27/2009 - During Rich Brooks' weekly news conference on Monday, several Wildcat players were asked about Saturday's scheduled "blackout." More than a few expressed an interest in wearing black uniforms against Mississippi State.

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Injuries mount for Cats

Posted: 10/26/2009 - Rich Brooks took a sip of water, cleared his throat and tried to laugh when was asked if he was going to be able to take the field Saturday when Kentucky hosts Mississippi State. "Yeah, I'll play," the decidedly under-the-weather coach said with a rasp. The Wildcats can use any body they can throw out there now. Cornerback Trevard Lindley, linebacker Micah Johnson, quarterback Mike Hartline and running back Derrick Locke - all starters - are dealing with injuries.

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UK hampered by injuries

Updated: 10/26/2009 - A mounting injury list couldnt come at a worse time for Kentucky coach Rich Brooks. Heading into what he describes as one of the most critical games of the season against Mississippi State on Saturday, Brooks is without many key members of his team, both on offense and defense, and has had to patch together a combination of freshman and unseasoned backup players to fill the voids.

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Micah Johnson MCL injury, how serious?

Updated: 10/25/2009 - UK middle linebacker Micah Johnson suffered what is beleived to be an MCL strain last night against Louisiana-Monroe. Coach Rich Brooks says he'll know more in 24-28 hours.

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Kentucky Wins 2nd Straight, 36-13 Over UL-Monroe

Updated: 10/24/2009 - All-around offensive threat Randall Cobb scored two touchdowns, including a 73-yard punt return, to lead Kentucky to a 36-13 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday night. (Stats & Game Notes Inside)

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