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Cyrus' big day propels UC pasy Bryan to snap skid

Posted: 04/08/2013 - DAYTON, Tenn. - Union College softball player Jamie Cyrus broke a school record hitting three home runs, and matched a school record with seven RBI, helping the Lady Bulldogs snap an 11-game losing streak with a wild 13-11 victory in eight innings over Bryan (Tenn.) in the second game of an AAC doubleheader on Monday. Bryan took the first game of the double-dip, 6-3.

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Reds' 9-run ninth spoils Cardinals' home opener

Posted: 04/08/2013 - ST. LOUIS (AP) - Brandon Phillips kick-started a nine-run ninth inning with a tiebreaking bloop double and Shin-Soo Choo made amends for two botched fly balls with a three-run double, and the Cincinnati Reds spoiled the St. Louis Cardinals' home opener with a 13-4 victory on Monday.

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No. 20 softball hosts Marshall, travels to EKU in midweek action

Posted: 04/08/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fresh off its second consecutive Southeastern Conference series sweep, the No. 20 University of Kentucky softball team will play three midweek non-conference games this week, beginning Tuesday at 5 p.m. ET with a home game against Marshall at the UK Softball Complex. Midweek action concludes Wednesday with a doubleheader at Eastern Kentucky University beginning at 2 p.m. ET.

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No. 13 UK baseball hosts 25-win Austin Peay

Posted: 04/08/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After a grueling four-game road trip at top-10 foes, No. 13 Kentucky will begin a five-game homestand by hosting 25-win Austin Peay on Tuesday, with first pitch slated for 6:30 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Pitino leads class of 7 into Naismith Hall of Fame

Posted: 04/08/2013 - ATLANTA (AP) - Rick Pitino, who will coach Louisville in the NCAA championship game Monday night, is among seven people elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Cumberlands sweeps Bears

Posted: 04/08/2013 - WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – A rough weekend of baseball ended with the University of Pikeville suffering a costly sweep at the hands of the University of the Cumberlands.

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Louisville beats Cal 64-57 to reach title game

Posted: 04/07/2013 - NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Antonita Slaughter scored 18 points on six 3-pointers and Louisville clawed back from a 10-point halftime deficit to defeat California 64-57 on Sunday and advance to the NCAA championship game.

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UVa-Wise baseball wins series against Bluefield

Posted: 04/07/2013 - WISE, Va. – UVa-Wise took advantage of four Bluefield College errors to score four unearned runs en route to an 8-3 series deciding victory on Sunday. Brett Hylton and Kirk Jennings each hit opposite field homeruns in the victory as the Cavaliers kept hopes alive for securing a Mid-South Tournament berth.

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Cavalier softball suffers setback at Shawnee State

Posted: 04/07/2013 - PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – UVa-Wise lost its third and fourth softball game in two days as host Shawnee State swept a Mid-South doubleheader from the visiting Cavaliers on Sunday. The Bears’ Kirsti Yates hit a two-run game winning homerun in the bottom of the seventh inning of game to give the host a 6-5 victory before her club posted a 6-1 win in the finale.

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Pitino never thinks team will lose

Posted: 04/07/2013 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Rick Pitino and his Cardinals had to comeback from 12 down in the second half to knock off Wichita State in Saturday's Final Four game, and Pitino says he never doubted that his team could win. One reason he never lost hope was because of the Mardi Gras Miracle, Kentucky's 31-point second half comeback over LSU in 1994, when Pitino was head coach of the Cats.

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Cueto outlasts Strasburg in Reds' win over Nats

Posted: 04/07/2013 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Johnny Cueto outlasted Stephen Strasburg in a highly anticipated matchup of young aces and Jay Bruce drove in three runs as the Cincinnati Reds wrapped up an impressive opening week homestand with a 6-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.

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Bulldogs cruise past VI 13-4 to take AAC series

Posted: 04/07/2013 - BRISTOL, Va. - The Union College baseball team made quick work of Virginia Intermont in the third and final game of an Appalachian Athletic Conference series Sunday, bashing out 20 hits in a convincing 13-4 victory.

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First inning dooms No. 7 UK in sweep at No. 2 LSU

Posted: 04/07/2013 - BATON ROUGE, La. -- No. 2 LSU plated five runs in the first inning on four extra-base hits, leading to an 11-4 win over No. 7 Kentucky to complete the series sweep and give the Tigers their 11th consecutive win, on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon in front of 10,971 at Alex Box Stadium.

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Cumbess' do-it-all effort leads No. 20 softball to sweep of USC

Posted: 04/07/2013 - COLUMBIA, S.C. – Junior pitcher Lauren Cumbess threw a complete game in the circle, allowing just three runs to get her seventh win of the season, while at the dish, Cumbess went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI, leading the No. 20 University of Kentucky softball team to a 4-3 win and a series sweep over South Carolina on Sunday at Carolina Softball Stadium.

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Eades pitches No. 2 LSU to series win

Posted: 04/06/2013 - BATON ROUGE, La. -- A dominating performance from star right-hander Ryan Eades and a four-run third inning lifted No. 2 LSU to a 9-1 win over No. 7 Kentucky to clinch the series, on a gorgeous Saturday night in front of 11,608 at Alex Box Stadium.

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Nunley's pitching, Carroll's homer helps softball clinch series

Posted: 04/06/2013 - COLUMBIA, S.C. – True freshman pitcher Kelsey Nunley tossed a gutsy seven innings, allowing four runs and retiring 15 of the last 16 batters she faced, while junior Ginny Carroll launched a three-run, pinch-hit home run in the seventh inning to guide the No. 20 University of Kentucky softball team to a 9-4 series-clinching victory over South Carolina on Saturday at Carolina Softball Stadium.

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Bulldogs, Cobras split AAC doubleheader

Posted: 04/06/2013 - BRISTOL, Va. - The Union baseball team won big in the opener, but host Viriginia Intermont forced an extra frame to steal the finale as the teams split the Appalachian Athletic Conference doubleheader Saturday. The Bulldogs took the opener 15-8, while the Cobras posted a 5-4 victory in eight innings in the second game.

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Louisville beats Wichita State 72-68 in Final Four

Posted: 04/06/2013 - ATLANTA (AP) - Luke Hancock came off the bench to score 20 points, walk-on Tim Henderson sparked a second-half rally with a pair of monster 3s and Louisville advanced to the NCAA title game Saturday night, escaping with a 72-68 victory over Wichita State.

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Desmond's HR rallies Nationals over Reds 7-6 in 11

Posted: 04/06/2013 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Ian Desmond made two errors at shortstop that helped the Cincinnati Reds send the game to extra innings, then led off the 11th with his first homer of the season to rally the Washington Nationals to a 7-6 victory Saturday.

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UVa-Wise and Bluefield College split a pair of one-run games on Saturday

Posted: 04/06/2013 - WISE, Va. –Bluefield College and host UVa-Wise split the opening two games of a three game Mid-South Conference baseball set on Saturday. The visiting Rams took advantage of five Cavalier errors to post a 2-1 win in the opener before the host claimed a 4-3 decision in the finale.

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