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Cal going "out of the box" players losing weight

Updated: 12/21/2012 - UK coach John Calipari says he's doing some different things as he takes his team through semester break. Kentucky hosts Marshall Saturday in Rupp Arena, its final game before taking a holiday break.

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UK grades surpass Barnhart's goal

Updated: 12/21/2012 - In the words of the Athletics Director himself, Kentucky student-athletes came “dangerously close” to Mitch Barnhart’s goal of a 3.0 department-wide grade-point average each of the past two semesters. This fall, UK surged past that threshold.

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Cal says players must trust

Updated: 12/21/2012 - Coach John Calipari has been telling his team to be more vocal and communicate, he's also telling his players they must trust. The Cats return to the court Saturday afternoon in Rupp Arena against Marshall.

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UK baseball ranked No. 8 preseason

Updated: 12/20/2012 - The Kentucky baseball program has been tabbed as the No. 8 team in the preseason in the 2013 Collegiate Baseball Newspaper top-40 poll, its highest preseason ranking in the 117-year history of the program, it was announced on Thursday afternoon.

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Stoops updates Big Blue Nation

Updated: 12/19/2012 - The day he announced the signing of two junior college players, Mark Stoops sat down with the media to update the Big Blue Nation. Stoops has been coach of the Wildcats for only 18 days but plenty has been going on.

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Neal Brown: UK football will be turned around

Updated: 12/18/2012 - Kentucky's new offensive coordinator Neal Brown sat down with the media for the first time Tuesday and predicted the UK program will be turned around. Brown plans on installing an up-tempo offense that will be a big part of it.

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Brumbaugh named UK defensive line coach

Updated: 12/18/2012 - A former All-Southeastern Conference defensive tackle at Auburn and member of LSU’s staff during its national championship run in 2007, Jimmy Brumbaugh has joined Mark Stoops’ staff at Kentucky as an assistant coach for defensive linemen, Stoops announced Tuesday.

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Documentary on Sam Bowie's career airs Thursday

Updated: 12/18/2012 - Former Wildcat Sam Bowie became emotional last night following a screening of the ESPN documentary "Going Big." The program will air Thursday night at 9:00 p.m. on ESPNU.

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Cal frustrated with Poythress

Updated: 12/17/2012 - John Calipari has said he knows how good Alex Poythress can be. After Saturday's 88-50 win over Lipscomb, Calipari sounded increasingly frustrated with his talented freshman.

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Wall still sidelined, optimistic

Updated: 12/18/2012 - Washington Wizards point guard John Wall says he's not even contemplating missing the entire season and thinks there's "a 50-50 chance" his injured left knee will respond well when swelling subsides.

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Duke No. 1, UK unranked by AP

Updated: 12/17/2012 - Duke is the new No. 1 team in the Associated Press college basketball poll, followed by Michigan and Syracuse. For the third striaght week Kentucky is unranked. Louisville is No. 5, Indiana fell to No. 6 after its loss to Butler. Uk is No. 23 in the coaches' poll.

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Wiltjer sparks Kentucky past Lipscomb 88-50

Updated: 12/15/2012 - Kyle Wiltjer had his first career double-double, finishing with 23 points and 12 rebounds in Kentucky's 88-50 win Saturday over Lipscomb.

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Cats making progress, Lipscomb Saturday

Updated: 12/14/2012 - After a break of seven days, the Kentucky Wildcats will return to the court Saturday afternoon against Lipscomb. Coach John Calipari sees progress with his young team but says his players must be accountable.

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Cal encouraged, watches Harrison twins and Gordon

Updated: 12/14/2012 - Kentucky coach John Calipari said he was "really encouraged" by practice, then traveled to the Houston area Thursday night to watch two of his future players, Andrew and Aaron Harrison. Calipari also had his eye on Aaron Gordon, a talented small forward playing for Archbishop Mitty of San Jose, California.

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Marrow named UK tight ends coach

Updated: 12/13/2012 - Vince Marrow, former National Football League tight end who has spent the last two seasons coaching tight ends at perennial national power Nebraska, has agreed to join Mark Stoops as tight ends coach at the University of Kentucky, the new UK head coach announced Thursday.

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