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SEC backs 4-team playoff system

Posted: 06/01/2012 - DESTIN, Fla. (AP) - College football's most dominant conference has its wish list for a playoff.

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Davis to grace cover of SLAM magazine

Posted: 06/01/2012 - Former UK center Anthony Davis will be featured in the upcoming SLAM magazine. A picture of Davis wearing a New Orleans jersey is on the cover.

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UK to play Notre Dame in SEC/Big East Challenge

Posted: 06/01/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The UK men’s basketball team will take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Nov. 29 in the 2012 SEC/Big East Challenge, ESPN announced on Friday. The squads will meet in South Bend, Ind., at a time yet to be determined.

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UK's Henderson named SEC Coach of the Year

Posted: 05/29/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky baseball centerfielder Austin Cousino has been named the freshman of the year and Gary Henderson has been named the coach of the year to highlight a bevy of UK honorees in the 2012 Southeastern Conference postseason awards, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday morning.

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Quigley wins tiebreaker to advance to NCAA Singles Final

Posted: 05/27/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After dropping the first set of his national semifinals match to No. 9 Blaz Rola, University of Kentucky men’s tennis senior Eric Quigley responded in a big way, winning the second set in convincing fashion before clinching the match with a thrilling win in a third set tiebreaker to advance to the NCAA Singles Championship Final on Sunday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga.

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Kentucky left out of NCAA Regional Sites

Posted: 05/27/2012 - NEW YORK (AP) - Florida State, ranked No. 1 at times this season, is among five Atlantic Coast Conference schools selected as host sites for the NCAA Division I baseball tournament.

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Aces help Quigley defeat No. 5 Cunha, advance to Final Four

Posted: 05/26/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Behind dynamic serving, including back-to-back aces to clinch the match, University of Kentucky men’s tennis senior Eric Quigley became the third player in school history to advance to the NCAA Singles Championship Final Four when he defeated No. 5 Henrique Cunha of Duke in the quarterfinals Saturday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga.

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Mississippi St. defeats UK, 2-1 in SEC semifinal

Updated: 05/26/2012 - HOOVER, Ala. -- The 21st-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs plated a run in the second and third innings and used strong relief outings to post a 2-1 win over No. 11 Kentucky in an elimination game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinals, on a hot Saturday afternoon at Regions Park.

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Kentucky moves past Mississippi State, 5-1 to advance

Updated: 05/24/2012 - Jerad Grundy worked six innings and allowed only one run while fanning a career-high nine and No. 11 Kentucky got four hits – including three doubles –from senior Thomas McCarthy to post a 5-1 win over No. 21 Mississippi State to clinch a berth in the Southeastern Conference Tournament Semifinals.

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Five-Run second enough to power Kentucky past Valpo

Posted: 05/19/2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Behind a five-run, three-hit second inning, the Kentucky softball team kept its season alive Saturday afternoon with a 5-4 win over Valparaiso in an NCAA Softball Tournament elimination game.

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UK's Adams will give up football, concentrate on baseball

Posted: 05/19/2012 - UK two-sport athlete Brian Adams will give up football with the Wildcats to concentrate solely on baseball. Adams is wide receiver on Joker Phillips' football Wildcats and a center fielder on Gary Henderson's baseball team.

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Mississippi State ruins Cats chase for title

Posted: 05/19/2012 - Shepherd who worked 2.1 innings, allowing three hits, two runs, walking one, striking out two. Sam Mahar then came on and allowed two hits and a run without getting an out before UK turned to Trevor Gott, who got the final four outs of the game, including three strikeouts.

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Mississippi State claims series win over UK

Posted: 05/19/2012 - STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Two defensive miscues by No. 2 Kentucky led to four Mississippi State runs and a 4-3 win over the Wildcats in the second game of the three-game series to secure the series win, on Friday night at Dudy Noble Field.

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Kentucky suffers heartbreaking walk-off loss in NCAA opener

Posted: 05/18/2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – After rallying for two scores in the top half of the seventh, the Kentucky softball team fell in heartbreaking fashion in the home half of the inning to drop a 3-2 contest to No. 21 Michigan in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

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Nicholasville boy credits UK players for will to live

Updated: 05/20/2012 - Reese Kemp is a 15-year-old from Nicholasville, and like many his age, a Kentucky Wildcats fan. Reese just completed his eighth grade year at West Jessamine Middle School, but says, in some ways, he owes his life to a few who wear the blue and white.

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Stratton Pitches Mississippi State to opening win

Posted: 05/17/2012 - STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippi State got a strong start from ace Chris Stratton and a two-run rally in the fourth inning to post a 3-1 series-opening win over No. 2 Kentucky, on Thursday night in front of 6,146 at Dudy Noble Field.

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Williams and Cats back up bold preseason prediction

Updated: 05/15/2012 - After being drafted last summer by the San Francisco Giants, UK catcher Michael Williams decided to return to Lexington for his senior season. UK coaches, players and fans are glad he did.

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