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Patriot Ladies in NAIA National Tournament; will face No. 12 Baker

Posted: 03/13/2014 - The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Women’s Basketball team dropped a heartbreaker in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference (MSC) Basketball Championship Tournament to the University of Pikeville on Friday 87-77. Although the loss moved the Patriot ladies to 19-10 overall, UC made a minimal move in the final NAIA Top 25 Coaches Poll.

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Upchurch named Mid-South Conference Champion of Character

Posted: 03/13/2014 - The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Women's Basketball team is proud to announce that senior Jessica Upchurch (Stanford, KY) has been named the Mid-South Conference (MSC) Women's Basketball Champions of Character. The award is voted on by the conference's athletic directors and is chosen based on their academic and athletic achievement, campus and community leadership, future ambition and demonstration of the five core character values of the NAIA.

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Vincent Bailey is Daktronics Southeast Region Player of the Year

Posted: 03/13/2014 - After leading the sixth-ranked Railsplitters to the South Atlantic Conference regular season and tournament championships, senior Vincent Bailey has added another title to a bulging resume that includes SAC Player of the Year. Region officials announced on Thursday that Bailey has been embossed with Daktronics Southeast Region Player of the Year honors.

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Second-half surge sends Hastings past Union, 79-64

Posted: 03/13/2014 - It was a tale of two halves as second-seeded Hastings (Neb.) used a strong second half to moves past No. 7 Union 79-64 in the opening round of the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship Tournament on Wednesday.

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No. 2 UPike to face Lindenwood-Belleville in National Championship first round

Posted: 03/12/2014 - In its eighth trip to the Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship, the University of Pikeville is the No. 2 seed and plays Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) in the first round at 1:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, March 20 at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo.

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UPike men No. 2 in NAIA poll for sixth straight week

Posted: 03/12/2014 - Fresh off winning the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament, the University of Pikeville is ranked second in the final NAIA Coaches’ Top-25 Poll of the regular season, national office officials announced on Wednesday.

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Josh Coker recognized as NCBWA National Hitter of the Week

Posted: 03/12/2014 - Senior outfielder Josh Coker has been arrayed with NCBWA National Hitter of the Week honors for the week ending on March 9, officials with the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association announced on Wednesday. Coker is the first NCBWA National Hitter of the Week selection in the history of the Lincoln Memorial University baseball program.

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UPike makes big jump in the MSC President's Cup standings

Posted: 03/12/2014 - After capturing the most winter regular-season championships in the league, the University of Pikeville made the biggest jump in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings, going from tied for ninth to fifth, conference officials announced on Wednesday.

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Randle adds NABC All-District honors

Posted: 03/12/2014 - Kentucky freshman Julius Randle continues to add to his list of postseason accolades after the National Association of Basketball Coaches tabbed him to the All-District 21 team on Wednesday. Randle is the only freshman selected to his district’s squad.

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UK Hoops Selection Show party set for Monday in Memorial

Posted: 03/12/2014 - The No. 10/11 Kentucky women’s basketball team will host a NCAA Selection Show Party on Monday, March 17 in Memorial Coliseum. Fans are welcome to join head coach Matthew Mitchell and his Wildcats as they await their seeding for their 11th NCAA Tournament berth, including school-record fifth in a row. The program will be shown live on the big screen and doors will open to the general public at 6 p.m. ET with the selection show airing on ESPN at 7 p.m. ET.

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Shelby Valley Lady Kats Bowling Green bound

Posted: 03/12/2014 - They only needed 39 points but that sealed the deal at the Expo Center as the Shelby Valley Lady Kats won the Region 15 championship over Johnson Central, 39-30, securing a piece of property on the Sweet 16 bracket in Bowling Green.

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Noble named top rookie in the Sun Belt Conference

Posted: 03/12/2014 - In addition, Gooch was named a First Team All-Conference selection, Noble a Second Team selection and sophomore guard Micah Jones a Third Team All-Conference selection in a survey of the leagues’ coaches and media members.

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MSU defeats C-USA opponent Marshall on baseball diamond

Posted: 03/12/2014 - MSU junior catcher Chris Robinson extended his hitting streak to 12 games by going 2-for-4 with one run and one RBI, while junior right fielder Brandon Rawe pushed his streak to 11 contests by going 4-for-5 with one score and four RBI.

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Railsplitters plow to No.6 in final NABC/Division II Poll of 2013-14

Posted: 03/11/2014 - After establishing complete South Atlantic Conference dominance this weekend, the Railsplitters were given some love in the final NABC/Division II Coaches Poll of the 2013-14 campaign, leaping seven spots to No.6 in the national men's basketball rankings.

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Randle adds USBWA All-District honors

Posted: 03/11/2014 - Kentucky freshman Julius Randle continues to add to his list of postseason accolades after the United States Basketball Writers Association tabbed him to the All-District IV team on Tuesday. Randle is the only freshman selected to his region’s squad that encompasses the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Florida.

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Randle named Freshman of the Year to lead SEC honors

Posted: 03/11/2014 - Kentucky forward Julius Randle was named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year by the league’s coaches on Tuesday, leading a number of honors for the Wildcats for their play during the 2013-14 season. Randle was tabbed to the All-SEC First Team, while classmate James Young earned second team honors. Both players were also selected to the All-SEC Freshman team. Sophomore Willie Cauley-Stein earned All-SEC Defensive team accolades.

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