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UPike: Day One in Kansas City

Posted: 03/19/2014 - The long bus ride from Pikeville, Ky., is in the books and the University of Pikeville men’s basketball team is settling into its hotel and getting prepared to open play in the 2014 NAIA National Championship at 1:30 p.m. ET on Thursday.

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Cavs add six more signees for 2014

Posted: 03/19/2014 - UVa-Wise announced the signing of six more future football student-athletes on Wednesday. Ezra Waddey, Zac Hill, Aaron Martin, Will White, Ian Kemp, and Dylan Giovine all recently committed to play collegiately for the Cavaliers.

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Thomas helps pace No. 27 Kentucky to 10-2 win over WKU

Posted: 03/18/2014 - No. 27 Kentucky got a three-hit game from fifth-year senior catcher Micheal Thomas – the Southeastern Conference’s leading hitter – and two-RBI games from Austin Cousino, Storm Wilson, Marcus Carson and Matt Reida, posting a 10-2 win over Western Kentucky, on Tuesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Cavaliers score four runs in the ninth to stun King

Posted: 03/18/2014 - UVa-Wise scored multiple runs in each of the last four innings, including four in the ninth to claim a 12-11 win over King University on Tuesday. The Cavaliers pounded out 17 hits in the victory, including three from Bill Steven who also scored a pair of runs and finished with two RBIs.

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Auburn hires Bruce Pearl

Posted: 03/18/2014 - Auburn has hired former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl to lead a struggling basketball program.

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Concepción and Larkin to throw out first pitches on Opening Day

Posted: 03/18/2014 - The Cincinnati Reds today announced that “The Captains,” David Concepción and Barry Larkin, will throw out simultaneous first pitches prior to the Reds vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day game on Monday, March 31 (4:10 p.m.) at Great American Ball Park.

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Justin Hamilton resigns as defensive coordinator

Posted: 03/18/2014 - UVa-Wise defensive coordinator Justin Hamilton resigned his position with the football program on Tuesday to accept a position at Virginia Military Institute. Hamilton had been a member of the athletic department since 2010, having spent one season as the school's strength and conditioning coach.

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UK Hoops makes its school-record fifth straight appearance in NCAA Tournament

Posted: 03/17/2014 - The No. 10/11 University of Kentucky women’s basketball team earned its school-record fifth straight bid to the NCAA Tournament, and 11th overall, with a No. 3 seed in the Notre Dame Regional. The Wildcats (24-8) will face 14-seeded Wright State in the first round Saturday, March 22 in Memorial Coliseum. The game will air live on ESPN2 at 11 a.m. ET.

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More accolades for Randle, AP SEC Newcomer of the Year

Posted: 03/17/2014 - Additional accolades continue to roll in for freshman forward Julius Randle as he added Associated Press Southeastern Conference Newcomer of the Year and first-team All-SEC accolades it was announced on Monday.

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Kentucky opens homestand with Western Kentucky

Posted: 03/17/2014 - After opening Southeastern Conference play with a four-game road swing last week, Kentucky will kick off a five-game homestand with a midweek matchup with Western Kentucky, slated for Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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No. 9 UK ends eight-game road swing at Indiana

Posted: 03/17/2014 - Looking to conclude an eight-game road trip in winning fashion, the ninth-ranked University of Kentucky softball team travels to Bloomington, Ind., to face the Indiana Hoosiers on Tuesday for a 5 p.m. ET first pitch at Andy Mohr Field.

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Louisville to face Manhattan in NCAA tournament

Posted: 03/16/2014 - Defending national champion Louisville is seeded fourth in the Midwest Region of the NCAA tournament and will face 13th-seeded Manhattan on Thursday in Orlando, Fla.

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Kentucky makes record 53rd NCAA appearance

Updated: 03/16/2014 - Kentucky, seeded eighth in the Midwest Region, is set to travel to St. Louis, Mo. and will take on ninth-seeded Kansas State in the second round of NCAA Tournament.

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No.6 Railsplitters eliminated from NCAA Tournament; fall to Montevallo 98-86

Posted: 03/16/2014 - The Railsplitters (28-3) complete their season in the semifinal round of the NCAA Southeast Regional for the third-consecutive season, but it was another banner year for Lincoln Memorial as the program set the South Atlantic Conference single-season record for wins while capturing the league's regular season and tournament titles.

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No shock here: Wichita State top seed in Midwest

Posted: 03/16/2014 - The second-ranked Shockers landed the first No. 1 seed in school history and will start their pursuit of a second straight Final Four on Friday in St. Louis, where they ran their record to 34-0 by winning the Missouri Valley tournament last weekend.

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