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Pitino comforted and frustrated by Smith

Posted: 03/26/2012 - Louisville guard Russ Smith is the Cardinals' offensive catalyst who plays entirely by feel - often frustrating coach Rick Pitino.

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Grundy, Phillips lead No. 2 UK to series-evening win

Posted: 03/25/2012 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Behind dominating pitching outings from junior Jerad Grundy and senior Alex Phillips, No. 2 Kentucky picked up a 6-2 win over Tennessee to even the series, on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.

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UK-Tennessee baseball postponed

Posted: 03/24/2012 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- With No. 2 Kentucky owning a 5-0 lead with two outs in the bottom of the fifth inning at Tennessee, the game has been postponed, with a resumption slated for 12 p.m. ET Sunday. Following the conclusion of the resumed game, the two teams will finish the weekend with a seven-inning series finale.

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Cal having fun with his Cats

Posted: 03/24/2012 - ATLANTA (AP) - John Calipari is having a ball. Well, except for movie night. The coach of top-seeded Kentucky has avoided watching other games during the NCAA tournament, and he wants his players to do the same. His message: Focus on us and don't worry about other teams.

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UK Hoops, Gonzaga tip off in Sweet 16

Posted: 03/24/2012 - KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) - Gonzaga hasn't had to make many travel plans in recent NCAA tournaments. The Zags advanced to the regional semifinals as an 11th seed this season playing at home, and played last year into the regional finals without leaving the state of Washington. But that changes on Sunday when Gonzaga (28-5) takes the court against No. 2 seed Kentucky (27-6) at the University of Rhode Island's Ryan Center, a 2,718 -mile trip from Gonzaga's campus.

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Kentucky scores 102 points, beats Indiana

Updated: 03/24/2012 - ATLANTA (AP) - Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 24 points and Kentucky shook off a quiet night by freshman star Anthony Davis, pulling away from Indiana in a showdown of storied programs for a 102-90 victory Friday in the South Regional semifinals.

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Godley, Tennessee ends No. 2 baseball's record streak

Posted: 03/23/2012 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee starting pitcher Zack Godley worked eight innings and allowed only one run on four hits to lead the Volunteers to a 4-1 win over No. 2 Kentucky in the series opener.

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Tamme heads west, agrees to deal with Broncos

Posted: 03/23/2012 - ATLANTA -- The Denver Broncos failed to add one former Indianapolis teammate of new quarterback Peyton Manning on Friday, but did attract a familiar target for the four-time Most Valuable Player. The Atlanta-based representatives for unrestricted free agent tight end Jacob Tamme told The Sports Xchange that the four-year veteran, who visited with Denver officials earlier this week, has agreed to a three-year contract. The deal is believed to include a "base" value of $9 million.

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Mathies a finalist for Wade Trophy

Posted: 03/23/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky women’s basketball junior guard A’dia Mathies has been named one of 12 finalists for The State Farm Wade Trophy, as announced by The State Farm Wade Trophy Committee, along with the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport. The award is presented annually to the nation’s most outstanding NCAA Division I women’s basketball player.

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Azubuike signs with Mavericks

Posted: 03/23/2012 - DALLAS (AP) - The Mavericks have signed free agent Kelenna (ka-LYNN'-a) Azubuike (az-a-BOO'-key), who hasn't played since tearing a knee tendon with Golden State two seasons ago.

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Maile powers No. 2 baseball to 22nd consecutive win

Posted: 03/21/2012 - CINCINNATI -- Behind a career-high four hits from Thomas McCarthy, three hits from Luke Maile, including his sixth homer of the year, and 5.2 shutout innings from freshman Chandler Shepherd, No. 2 Kentucky posted a 10-7 win over Cincinnati – to extend its school-record winning streak to 22 games to open 2012 – on a gorgeous Wednesday night at Marge Schott Stadium.

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Indiana's Watford cherishes shot, ready to move on

Posted: 03/21/2012 - BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Indiana's Christian Watford will always cherish making the buzzer-beating 3-pointer to beat No. 1 Kentucky in December. He just thinks it's time to move on.

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UK has many weapons to win title

Updated: 03/20/2012 - Every player in Kentucky's seven-man rotation has led the Wildcats in scoring this season.

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UP next for UK Hoops: Gonzaga in Sweet 16

Updated: 03/20/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 12/11 University of Kentucky women's basketball team, fresh off its thrilling 65-62 win over No. 10/10 Green Bay on Monday, will face 11th-seeded Gonzaga on Sunday, March 25 in the NCAA Sweet 16 at the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center. Game time is TBA.

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Kentucky Indiana set for 9:45pm tip

Posted: 03/19/2012 - The rematch between Kentucky and Indiana is set for Friday night in Atlanta at 9:45 pm ET on WKYT (CBS).

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No. 16 Kentucky sweeps No. 2 South Carolina

Posted: 03/18/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Junior Luke Maile launched a two-run homer in the first inning and sophomore Trevor Gott recorded his second save in as many days, to lead No. 16 Kentucky to a 6-3 win over No. 2 South Carolina – the two-time defending NCAA Champions – sweeping the Gamecocks for the first time since 2006, in front of a season-high 2,571 on a perfect Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Wildcats face no. 10 Green Bay in NCAA second round

Posted: 03/18/2012 - AMES, Iowa – A balanced scoring effort and a dominating performance on the boards helped the No. 12/11 Kentucky women’s basketball team defeat McNeese State 68-62 on Saturday and advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the third consecutive season.

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Calipari named finalist for national coach of year

Posted: 03/15/2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Kentucky head men’s basketball coach John Calipari has been named one of four finalists for the Naismith College Coach of the Year the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced on Thursday.

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Obama picks UK to Final Four

Updated: 03/14/2012 - BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - President Barack Obama is picking Kentucky, Ohio State, Missouri and North Carolina to reach the Final Four.

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