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Knight surging as Wildcats advance in NCAAs

Posted: 03/22/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky freshman point guard Brandon Knight has spent most of the year playing in the considerable shadow of former Wildcats' star John Wall.

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Pikeville (Ky.) takes on Mountain State (W.Va.) at 10:05 p.m. EDT broadcast live on CBS College Sports

Updated: 03/23/2011 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- (Preview - PDF) (Bracket - PDF) The 74th annual champion of the Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship will be crowned tonight from Municipal Auditorium in downtown Kansas City, Mo. Unseeded Pikeville (Ky.) (29-7) faces No. 3 Mountain State (W.Va.) (33-3) with tip-off at 9:05 p.m. CDT.

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Bears to Play for First NAIA Title on Tuesday

Updated: 03/21/2011 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Unseeded Pikeville College used an 18-0 run to turn a 15-point deficit into a 15-point lead and will play for its very first national championship after a 110-99 win over No. 5 Martin Methodist College Monday night.

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Phillips Named Academic All-American

Posted: 03/21/2011 - Kansas City, MO - Senior Mark Phillips has been named to the NAIA Academic All-American team for his success in the classroom. Phillips adds the national honor to his all conference academic honor that he received at the Mid-South Tournament.

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Throckmorton Delivers Game-Winning Hit

Posted: 03/21/2011 - BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Junior catcher Corey Throckmorton roped a double to right-center field to drive in the game-winning run as Union rallied from a three-run deficit to win 4-3 over visiting Cincinnati-Clermont on Monday.

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Compton named MSC Pitcher of the Week

Posted: 03/21/2011 - PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Shawnee State University’s Brooke Baker is the Mid-South Conference Softball Player of the Week while Pikeville College’s Whitney Compton is the MSC Pitcher of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday.

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Bruce Pearl Sent Packing

Updated: 03/21/2011 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee has fired Bruce Pearl after a season that saw the coach charged with unethical conduct for lying to NCAA investigators during a probe into recruiting, according to a person with knowledge of the decision.

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J.T. RIDDLE NAMED SEC FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK

Posted: 03/21/2011 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- After batting .538 with eight RBI during a four-game week and making two spectacular catches in rightfield during a weekend series win over Tennessee, Kentucky freshman J.T. Riddle has been selected Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week, the league office announced Monday afternoon.

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Pikeville earns its first NAIA Fab Four berth since 2001

Posted: 03/20/2011 - Kansas City, Mo. – Unseeded Pikeville College (Ky.) became the first school to reach the Fab Four of the 2011 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship with an 86-77 upset victory over top-seeded Robert Morris University (Ill.) on Saturday in quarterfinal action at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo.

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Christian County Stuns Rowan County in 2OT at Sweet 16

Posted: 03/19/2011 - Veontae Lewis hit an 18-foot jumper as time expired in double overtime and Christian County beat Rowan County 65-63 to win the Kentucky boys' Sweet 16 state tournament championship Saturday.

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LMU Runs Past Tusculum In Series Opener, 13-3

Posted: 03/18/2011 - GREENEVILLE, Tenn. -- Juan Alvarez went 3-for-6 with three runs and two RBI to lead the Lincoln Memorial baseball team to a 13-3 South Atlantic Conference win over host Tusculum, Friday night at Pioneer Park.

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Offense leads to UK Softball Win

Posted: 03/18/2011 - The No. 21/24 Kentucky softball team used a balanced offensive attack and earned a terrific pitching performance from freshman Ellen Weaver in a 6-1 series-opening victory over No. 25 LSU Friday in Baton Rouge, La.

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Cavs Fall to Tigers

Posted: 03/18/2011 - Georgetown, KY - Georgetown College used two strong pitching performances to post back to back shutouts of UVa-Wise in capturing a double header sweep in baseball action on Friday.

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Union Softball Drops Two Games

Posted: 03/18/2011 - The Union College softball team dropped two games on the afternoon at the Campbellsville University Invitational on Friday.

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Unseeded Bears eliminate Azusa Pacific, move into quarterfinals

Posted: 03/18/2011 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A 19-point swing in the last 10 minutes of the game sent Pikeville College to the national quarterfinals for the second time in school history with an 80-75 win over No. 8 Azusa Pacific University on Friday morning.

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Cavs sweep Mid-South softball opener

Posted: 03/17/2011 - Wise, Virginia - UVa-Wise took advantage of West Virginia Tech miscues while also using strong pitching performances to post a double header sweep in its Mid-South opener.

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Bulldogs Release 2011 Football Schedule

Posted: 03/17/2011 - BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Two Thursday night games along with a date with NCAA FCS University of Tennessee at Martin highlight the 2011 Union football schedule, released Thursday by Bulldog head coach Tommy Reid.

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