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  • UK 41 Troy 25 At The Half

    UK 41 Troy 25 At The Half

    Monday, November 20 2017 8:56 PM EST2017-11-21 01:56:21 GMT
    Good start by UK. They were pounding the glass.  By the first TV timeout, they had 9, Troy had 3.  UK led 14-8.  They were also shooting 54% to Troy's 38%. Plus, it's obvious that Cal is starting to get his message across to the team.  They are running more. Both teams cooled off a little by the next TV timeout.  UK led 16-10 with 11:48 to go in the half.  UK is shooting 44%.  Troy is at 29%.  Kevin Knox leads with 6 points. He has a great dunk...
    Good start by UK. They were pounding the glass.  By the first TV timeout, they had 9, Troy had 3.  UK led 14-8.  They were also shooting 54% to Troy's 38%. Plus, it's obvious that Cal is starting to get his message across to the team.  They are running more. Both teams cooled off a little by the next TV timeout.  UK led 16-10 with 11:48 to go in the half.  UK is shooting 44%.  Troy is at 29%.  Kevin Knox leads with 6 points. He has a great dunk...
  • Hamilton Leads Prairie View to First Win of Season, 80-70 Over EKU

    Hamilton Leads Prairie View to First Win of Season, 80-70 Over EKU

    Monday, November 20 2017 8:34 PM EST2017-11-21 01:34:29 GMT
    Zachary Hamilton scored 23 points and Prairie View A&M picked up its first victory of the season, beating Eastern Kentucky 80-70 at the MGM Main Event tournament on Monday.      Hamilton was 8-of-16 shooting and made three 3-pointers for the Panthers (1-3), who came in winless after a challenging string of games against Oregon, UNLV and Utah. Gary Blackston added 19 points and five assists and Dennis Jones 14 points.      Nick Mayo was 7-of-9 shooting...
    Zachary Hamilton scored 23 points and Prairie View A&M picked up its first victory of the season, beating Eastern Kentucky 80-70 at the MGM Main Event tournament on Monday.      Hamilton was 8-of-16 shooting and made three 3-pointers for the Panthers (1-3), who came in winless after a challenging string of games against Oregon, UNLV and Utah. Gary Blackston added 19 points and five assists and Dennis Jones 14 points.      Nick Mayo was 7-of-9 shooting...
  • Courtney Love Is One Of Three Finalists For The 2017 Wuerffel Trophy

    Courtney Love Is One Of Three Finalists For The 2017 Wuerffel Trophy

    Monday, November 20 2017 5:13 PM EST2017-11-20 22:13:48 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    University of Kentucky senior linebacker Courtney Love is one of three finalists for the 2017 Wuerffel Trophy, an award that honors college football’s top community servant, it was announced today. The other two candidates are Blaise Taylor, a senior, defensive back from Arkansas State and Drue Tranquill, a senior, linebacker from Notre Dame. Love, a native of Youngstown, Ohio, leads the team in community service hours and has a passion for mentoring children especially those...
    University of Kentucky senior linebacker Courtney Love is one of three finalists for the 2017 Wuerffel Trophy, an award that honors college football’s top community servant, it was announced today. The other two candidates are Blaise Taylor, a senior, defensive back from Arkansas State and Drue Tranquill, a senior, linebacker from Notre Dame. Love, a native of Youngstown, Ohio, leads the team in community service hours and has a passion for mentoring children especially those...
  • Stoops Gets Ready For Louisville

    Stoops Gets Ready For Louisville

    Monday, November 20 2017 4:26 PM EST2017-11-20 21:26:46 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    Opening Statement … “Just like I said after the game, tough loss to Georgia. They played some very good football. We had a few opportunities early, did not play our best. We knew we had to execute at a high level and did not do that. Got to get that behind us and look forward to this week’s challenge with Louisville.”  On TE C.J. Conrad’s injury … “Unfortunately C.J. will be out for the remainder of the year (including the bowl game). ...
    Opening Statement … “Just like I said after the game, tough loss to Georgia. They played some very good football. We had a few opportunities early, did not play our best. We knew we had to execute at a high level and did not do that. Got to get that behind us and look forward to this week’s challenge with Louisville.”  On TE C.J. Conrad’s injury … “Unfortunately C.J. will be out for the remainder of the year (including the bowl game). ...
  • C.J. Conrad Is Out For The Year

    C.J. Conrad Is Out For The Year

    Monday, November 20 2017 1:35 PM EST2017-11-20 18:35:39 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    C.J. Conrad, one of the top tight ends in college football is finished for the season.  He suffered a foot injury against Georgia.   Mark Stoops said during his weekly press conference that Conrad will have surgery this week.  Conrad leads UK with 4 receiving TD's.  He is also second on the team with 286 receiving yards, and overall is fourth amount SEC tight ends in receiving yards.   Feel bad for my boy @cjconrad1. True warrior. One of the bes...
    C.J. Conrad, one of the top tight ends in college football is finished for the season.  He suffered a foot injury against Georgia.   Mark Stoops said during his weekly press conference that Conrad will have surgery this week.  Conrad leads UK with 4 receiving TD's.  He is also second on the team with 286 receiving yards, and overall is fourth amount SEC tight ends in receiving yards.   Feel bad for my boy @cjconrad1. True warrior. One of the bes...
  • AP POLL ALERT: Duke Stays Atop AP Top 25 Men's Basketball Poll, UK Falls

    AP POLL ALERT: Duke Stays Atop AP Top 25 Men's Basketball Poll, UK Falls

    Monday, November 20 2017 1:06 PM EST2017-11-20 18:06:34 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP)-- Duke maintains its top spot on the AP Top 25 men’s basketball poll as the University of Kentucky drops to the eighth spot.

    NEW YORK (AP)-- Duke maintains its top spot on the AP Top 25 men’s basketball poll as the University of Kentucky drops to the eighth spot.

  • Craig Yeast Remains A UK Fan But He's An Even Bigger Russ Yeast Fan

    Craig Yeast Remains A UK Fan But He's An Even Bigger Russ Yeast Fan

    Monday, November 20 2017 5:22 AM EST2017-11-20 10:22:52 GMT
    Russ Yeast once was a UK commit and his father, Craig, played at Kentucky but Saturday Russ Yeast will try to help the Cardinals beat UK. (Louisville athletics photo)Russ Yeast once was a UK commit and his father, Craig, played at Kentucky but Saturday Russ Yeast will try to help the Cardinals beat UK. (Louisville athletics photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT There was a time that Craig Yeast thought he might be playing in then Commonwealth Stadium for Louisville. Instead, the former Harrodsburg High School star came to Kentucky along with Tim Couch and had 208 catches for 2,899 yards and 28 touchdowns from 1995-98. But when Kentucky and Louisville play Saturday in what is now known as Kroger Field, Yeast will be pulling for the Cards, not the Cats. That’s because his son Russ is a true freshman cornerback...
    By LARRY VAUGHT There was a time that Craig Yeast thought he might be playing in then Commonwealth Stadium for Louisville. Instead, the former Harrodsburg High School star came to Kentucky along with Tim Couch and had 208 catches for 2,899 yards and 28 touchdowns from 1995-98. But when Kentucky and Louisville play Saturday in what is now known as Kroger Field, Yeast will be pulling for the Cards, not the Cats. That’s because his son Russ is a true freshman cornerback...
  • Kentucky-Washington State Post Game Notes

    Kentucky-Washington State Post Game Notes

    Monday, November 20 2017 12:01 AM EST2017-11-20 05:01:05 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    KENTUCKY WBB POSTGAME NOTES Kentucky at Washington State Beasley Coliseum – Pullman, Wash. Nov. 19, 2017 FINAL SCORE: No. 25 Kentucky 73, Washington State 68 Team Records and Series Notes -          Kentucky is now 4-0 this season. -          Matthew Mitchell is in his 11th season as head coach at Kentucky. He is the winningest head coach in program history at 245-100. ...
    KENTUCKY WBB POSTGAME NOTES Kentucky at Washington State Beasley Coliseum – Pullman, Wash. Nov. 19, 2017 FINAL SCORE: No. 25 Kentucky 73, Washington State 68 Team Records and Series Notes -          Kentucky is now 4-0 this season. -          Matthew Mitchell is in his 11th season as head coach at Kentucky. He is the winningest head coach in program history at 245-100. ...
  • Pelicans' Davis Out Of Concussion Protocol, Probable Vs. OKC

    Pelicans' Davis Out Of Concussion Protocol, Probable Vs. OKC

    Sunday, November 19 2017 11:00 PM EST2017-11-20 04:00:31 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Anthony Davis has been cleared from the NBA's concussion protocol and is probable for Monday night's home game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.      The Pelicans say Davis was diagnosed with a facial bruise near his right eye after taking a blow from the back of Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic's head during a 146-114 loss in Denver on Friday night.      Jokic was called for an offensive foul on the pl...

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Anthony Davis has been cleared from the NBA's concussion protocol and is probable for Monday night's home game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.      The Pelicans say Davis was diagnosed with a facial bruise near his right eye after taking a blow from the back of Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic's head during a 146-114 loss in Denver on Friday night.      Jokic was called for an offensive foul on the pl...

  • Local Heroes The Player, Honorable Duty Brace For Grade I Clark Handicap

    Local Heroes The Player, Honorable Duty Brace For Grade I Clark Handicap

    Sunday, November 19 2017 10:30 PM EST2017-11-20 03:30:16 GMT
    Churchill DownsChurchill Downs

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017) – Churchill Downs-based rising stars The Player and Honorable Duty are set to bid for glory over their home track, but both face a roster of accomplished invaders headed by a pair of Jockey Club Gold Cup (GI) winners in New York-basedDiversify and the Bob Baffert-trained Hoppertunity in Friday’s 143rdrunning of the $500,000-guaranteed Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (GI), the...

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017) – Churchill Downs-based rising stars The Player and Honorable Duty are set to bid for glory over their home track, but both face a roster of accomplished invaders headed by a pair of Jockey Club Gold Cup (GI) winners in New York-basedDiversify and the Bob Baffert-trained Hoppertunity in Friday’s 143rdrunning of the $500,000-guaranteed Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (GI), the...

  • Willie Cauley-Stein Felt 'Free' After Benching

    Willie Cauley-Stein Felt 'Free' After Benching

    Sunday, November 19 2017 10:00 PM EST2017-11-20 03:00:22 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    Sacramento Kings center, Willie Cauley-Stein, told The Sacramento Bee the coming off the bench during the Kings' 86-82 win over Portland Friday made him feel "free". Cauley-Stein had been taken out of the starting lineup as part of a shake-up by Coach Dave Joerger following Sacramento's 46 point loss to Atlanta Wednesday. “I feel like coming off the bench and playing the four, I think, is good for me,” Cauley-Stein said. “Just playing in space a...
    Sacramento Kings center, Willie Cauley-Stein, told The Sacramento Bee the coming off the bench during the Kings' 86-82 win over Portland Friday made him feel "free". Cauley-Stein had been taken out of the starting lineup as part of a shake-up by Coach Dave Joerger following Sacramento's 46 point loss to Atlanta Wednesday. “I feel like coming off the bench and playing the four, I think, is good for me,” Cauley-Stein said. “Just playing in space a...
  • Dalton's 3 TDs Lead Bengals Past Broncos

    Dalton's 3 TDs Lead Bengals Past Broncos

    Sunday, November 19 2017 9:30 PM EST2017-11-20 02:30:13 GMT
    AP PhotoAP Photo
    DENVER (AP) - Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes in the Cincinnati Bengals' 20-17 win over the Broncos on Sunday, their first win in Denver since 1975 when franchise founder Paul Brown was their head coach.      That snapped the Bengals' 10-game losing streak in Denver and sent the Broncos (3-7) to their sixth straight loss, their longest skid in 27 years.      Trailing by a field goal with 1:52 left, the Broncos went three-and-out with Brock Osweil...
    DENVER (AP) - Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes in the Cincinnati Bengals' 20-17 win over the Broncos on Sunday, their first win in Denver since 1975 when franchise founder Paul Brown was their head coach.      That snapped the Bengals' 10-game losing streak in Denver and sent the Broncos (3-7) to their sixth straight loss, their longest skid in 27 years.      Trailing by a field goal with 1:52 left, the Broncos went three-and-out with Brock Osweil...
  • UK Bowl Predictions - Where Could The Cats End Up?

    UK Bowl Predictions - Where Could The Cats End Up?

    Sunday, November 19 2017 9:00 PM EST2017-11-20 02:00:15 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press

    Much like last year, Kentucky fans know that UK is going to a bowl, but after the Cats' blowout loss to No. 7 Georgia, there are several possible destinations for the 7-4 Wildcats: SBNation December 29 Music City Bowl vs Northwestern – Nashville, TN ESPN December 29 Belk Bowl vs Wake Forest – Charlotte, NC CollegeFootballNews December 29 Music City Bowl vs Virginia – Nashville, TN CBS Sports December 30 Liberty Bowl vs Texas – Memphis, TN Sporting Ne...

    Much like last year, Kentucky fans know that UK is going to a bowl, but after the Cats' blowout loss to No. 7 Georgia, there are several possible destinations for the 7-4 Wildcats: SBNation December 29 Music City Bowl vs Northwestern – Nashville, TN ESPN December 29 Belk Bowl vs Wake Forest – Charlotte, NC CollegeFootballNews December 29 Music City Bowl vs Virginia – Nashville, TN CBS Sports December 30 Liberty Bowl vs Texas – Memphis, TN Sporting Ne...

  • Records Fall As Wildcats Roll To Sweep On Senior Day

    Records Fall As Wildcats Roll To Sweep On Senior Day

    Sunday, November 19 2017 8:00 PM EST2017-11-20 01:00:29 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Every special season needs a special performance along the way and during the home regular-season finale, the No. 6 Kentucky volleyball team did just that. A number of records fell as UK cruised to a 3-0 (25-16, 25-10, 26-24) sweep of visiting Ole Miss on Senior Day inside Memorial Coliseum on Sunday afternoon. “My favorite thing about this group of seniors is that every day, they bought in,” head coach Craig Skinner said. “They were great tea...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Every special season needs a special performance along the way and during the home regular-season finale, the No. 6 Kentucky volleyball team did just that. A number of records fell as UK cruised to a 3-0 (25-16, 25-10, 26-24) sweep of visiting Ole Miss on Senior Day inside Memorial Coliseum on Sunday afternoon. “My favorite thing about this group of seniors is that every day, they bought in,” head coach Craig Skinner said. “They were great tea...
  • No. 25 Kentucky Holds Off Washington State, 73-68

    No. 25 Kentucky Holds Off Washington State, 73-68

    Sunday, November 19 2017 7:30 PM EST2017-11-20 00:30:13 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    PULLMAN, Wash. – The 25th-ranked Kentucky women’s basketball team used a 20-3 run to turn a 10-point deficit into a seven-point lead, as the Wildcats won 73-68 at Washington State on Sunday. Junior Maci Morris led Kentucky (4-0) with a season-high 20 points, marking her fourth straight double-figure scoring effort to begin the season. Senior Makenzie Cann had 15 points and a career-high 10 rebounds in the game, while junior Taylor Murray had 13 points, eight assists and s...
    PULLMAN, Wash. – The 25th-ranked Kentucky women’s basketball team used a 20-3 run to turn a 10-point deficit into a seven-point lead, as the Wildcats won 73-68 at Washington State on Sunday. Junior Maci Morris led Kentucky (4-0) with a season-high 20 points, marking her fourth straight double-figure scoring effort to begin the season. Senior Makenzie Cann had 15 points and a career-high 10 rebounds in the game, while junior Taylor Murray had 13 points, eight assists and s...
  • EKU Set To Play Prairie View A&M Monday In MGM Resorts Main Event

    EKU Set To Play Prairie View A&M Monday In MGM Resorts Main Event

    Sunday, November 19 2017 7:00 PM EST2017-11-20 00:00:26 GMT
    LAS VEGAS – The Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team will face Prairie View A&M on Monday in the Middleweight Bracket of the MGM Resorts Main Event. Tipoff from T-Mobile Arena is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. ET. WHAT TO KNOW - EKU (2-1) turned a one-point halftime deficit into a 31-point win on Thursday night, defeating Kentucky State, 97-66, in its home opener at McBrayer Arena. - The Colonels had five double-figure scorers on Thursday night for t...
    LAS VEGAS – The Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team will face Prairie View A&M on Monday in the Middleweight Bracket of the MGM Resorts Main Event. Tipoff from T-Mobile Arena is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. ET. WHAT TO KNOW - EKU (2-1) turned a one-point halftime deficit into a 31-point win on Thursday night, defeating Kentucky State, 97-66, in its home opener at McBrayer Arena. - The Colonels had five double-figure scorers on Thursday night for t...
  • Louisville 10-Point Favorite In Governor's Cup

    Louisville 10-Point Favorite In Governor's Cup

    Sunday, November 19 2017 6:00 PM EST2017-11-19 23:00:20 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    After Kentucky's 42-13 drubbing at the hands of No. 7 Georgia Saturday, Louisville has come out as the 10-point favorite in next Saturday's Governor's Cup, according to pregame.com. The Wildcats stunned the Cardinals, 41-38, at Papa John's Stadium a year ago, snapping a five-year Louisville winning streak. Both teams are 7-4 this season after Louisville routed Syracuse Saturday, 56-10. The game kicks off at noon at Kroger Field on the SEC Network on Saturday.
    After Kentucky's 42-13 drubbing at the hands of No. 7 Georgia Saturday, Louisville has come out as the 10-point favorite in next Saturday's Governor's Cup, according to pregame.com. The Wildcats stunned the Cardinals, 41-38, at Papa John's Stadium a year ago, snapping a five-year Louisville winning streak. Both teams are 7-4 this season after Louisville routed Syracuse Saturday, 56-10. The game kicks off at noon at Kroger Field on the SEC Network on Saturday.
  • Murray Scores 31 As Nuggets Beat Pelicans 146-114

    Murray Scores 31 As Nuggets Beat Pelicans 146-114

    Sunday, November 19 2017 5:00 PM EST2017-11-19 22:00:18 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    DENVER (AP) - The Denver Nuggets followed their worst offensive performance of the season with one that will certainly be hard to top.      Jamal Murray scored 31 points and the Nuggets had the NBA's highest-scoring game of the season in a 146-114 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.      Denver surpassed the 142 points Houston scored against Phoenix just one night earlier for the highest total in the league this season. It was also Denv...
    DENVER (AP) - The Denver Nuggets followed their worst offensive performance of the season with one that will certainly be hard to top.      Jamal Murray scored 31 points and the Nuggets had the NBA's highest-scoring game of the season in a 146-114 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.      Denver surpassed the 142 points Houston scored against Phoenix just one night earlier for the highest total in the league this season. It was also Denv...
  • Kentucky Women In First Place As Cats Wrap Day Two Of OSU Invite

    Kentucky Women In First Place As Cats Wrap Day Two Of OSU Invite

    Sunday, November 19 2017 4:00 PM EST2017-11-19 21:00:21 GMT
    @UKSwimDive@UKSwimDive
    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Propelled by four first-place finishes and two new school records, the No. 17 Kentucky women’s swimming and diving team took control of first place at the Ohio State Invitational on Saturday evening. The UK women have 477 points, and are trailed closely by No. 8 NC State (458.5), No. 25 Notre Dame (440) and No. 19 Ohio State (437). The Wildcat men remain in fourth place at the end of day two with 279 points, behind No. 5 NC State (764), No. 14 Ohio State ...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Propelled by four first-place finishes and two new school records, the No. 17 Kentucky women’s swimming and diving team took control of first place at the Ohio State Invitational on Saturday evening. The UK women have 477 points, and are trailed closely by No. 8 NC State (458.5), No. 25 Notre Dame (440) and No. 19 Ohio State (437). The Wildcat men remain in fourth place at the end of day two with 279 points, behind No. 5 NC State (764), No. 14 Ohio State ...
  • Dawahares/KHSAA Hall Of Fame Class Of 2018 Announced

    Dawahares/KHSAA Hall Of Fame Class Of 2018 Announced

    Sunday, November 19 2017 3:44 PM EST2017-11-19 20:44:23 GMT
    LEXINGTON – The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame Class of 2018 was announced today in a press conference at the KHSAA Offices. The 13 members in this year’s class will be the 31st inducted into the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame, and consists of former high school coaches, athletes, officials, administrators, and contributors. The Class of 2018 will be inducted in ceremonies scheduled for Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the Hilton. The Class of 2018 will a...
    LEXINGTON – The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame Class of 2018 was announced today in a press conference at the KHSAA Offices. The 13 members in this year’s class will be the 31st inducted into the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame, and consists of former high school coaches, athletes, officials, administrators, and contributors. The Class of 2018 will be inducted in ceremonies scheduled for Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the Hilton. The Class of 2018 will a...
  • Chubb, Michel Lead No. 7 UGA Past Kentucky 42-13

    Chubb, Michel Lead No. 7 UGA Past Kentucky 42-13

    Sunday, November 19 2017 4:00 AM EST2017-11-19 09:00:15 GMT
    @UKFootball@UKFootball
    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - For Nick Chubb and Sony Michel, it was a most appropriate way to finish up between the hedges.      In the final home game of their stellar careers, Chubb and Michel combined for five touchdowns to lead a dominant running game and No. 7 Georgia bounced back impressively from its first loss of the season, wearing down Kentucky for a 42-13 victory Saturday.      "Going down the line, we can always look back at this moment, our last g...
    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - For Nick Chubb and Sony Michel, it was a most appropriate way to finish up between the hedges.      In the final home game of their stellar careers, Chubb and Michel combined for five touchdowns to lead a dominant running game and No. 7 Georgia bounced back impressively from its first loss of the season, wearing down Kentucky for a 42-13 victory Saturday.      "Going down the line, we can always look back at this moment, our last g...
  • UK Wins On Day One, Will Compete In Final Fall Match Sunday

    UK Wins On Day One, Will Compete In Final Fall Match Sunday

    Saturday, November 18 2017 11:30 PM EST2017-11-19 04:30:19 GMT
    UKAthleticsUKAthletics
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The fifth-ranked Kentucky rifle team claimed the first match of two this weekend against a trio of teams ranked inside the nations top-10. Led by Henrik Larsen and Hanna Carr, the Wildcats fired a 4696 aggregate while No. 6 Ohio State placed second at 4686. No. 8 Air Force and No. 10 Nebraska tied with aggregates of 4663. UK fired 2364 in air rifle and 2332 in smallbore. Larsen fired a 597 in air rifle, which ranks second in his personal scores to his...
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The fifth-ranked Kentucky rifle team claimed the first match of two this weekend against a trio of teams ranked inside the nations top-10. Led by Henrik Larsen and Hanna Carr, the Wildcats fired a 4696 aggregate while No. 6 Ohio State placed second at 4686. No. 8 Air Force and No. 10 Nebraska tied with aggregates of 4663. UK fired 2364 in air rifle and 2332 in smallbore. Larsen fired a 597 in air rifle, which ranks second in his personal scores to his...
  • No. 25 Wildcats Complete Road Trip At Washington State Sunday

    No. 25 Wildcats Complete Road Trip At Washington State Sunday

    Saturday, November 18 2017 11:00 PM EST2017-11-19 04:00:25 GMT
    AP PhotoAP Photo
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 25 University of Kentucky women’s basketball team looks to wrap up its first road trip of the season in winning fashion Sunday as it travels to play Washington State inside Beasley Coliseum for a 4 p.m. ET tip. Sunday’s game will be televised live on the Pac-12 Network in Washington and streamed online at Pac12.com. The game can also be heard on the UK Sports Radio Network with the Voice of Kentucky WBB Darren Headrick on the call. Fans in L...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 25 University of Kentucky women’s basketball team looks to wrap up its first road trip of the season in winning fashion Sunday as it travels to play Washington State inside Beasley Coliseum for a 4 p.m. ET tip. Sunday’s game will be televised live on the Pac-12 Network in Washington and streamed online at Pac12.com. The game can also be heard on the UK Sports Radio Network with the Voice of Kentucky WBB Darren Headrick on the call. Fans in L...
  • Georgetown Beats Baker In Postseason Opening Round

    Georgetown Beats Baker In Postseason Opening Round

    Saturday, November 18 2017 10:30 PM EST2017-11-19 03:30:17 GMT
    Things appeared bleak early Saturday afternoon for Georgetown College football. The No. 12 Tigers (9-1) were locked up in a NAIA Football Championship Series Opening Round game with No. 6 Baker University (10-2). Before blinking the score was 10-0 Wildcats, but GC showed no signs of wavering and continued to work the game plan. It paid off as a late safety and several fourth quarter defensive stops helped the visitors to a 36-33 win. “That’s one thing about this group of ...
    Things appeared bleak early Saturday afternoon for Georgetown College football. The No. 12 Tigers (9-1) were locked up in a NAIA Football Championship Series Opening Round game with No. 6 Baker University (10-2). Before blinking the score was 10-0 Wildcats, but GC showed no signs of wavering and continued to work the game plan. It paid off as a late safety and several fourth quarter defensive stops helped the visitors to a 36-33 win. “That’s one thing about this group of ...
  • UK Cross Country’s Katy Kunc 41st At NCAA Championships

    UK Cross Country’s Katy Kunc 41st At NCAA Championships

    Saturday, November 18 2017 10:30 PM EST2017-11-19 03:30:16 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky cross country’s Katy Kunc ran a 6,000-meter personal best time of 20:12.60 to finish 41st at the NCAA Championships on Saturday at EP “Tom” Sawyer Park. Kunc finished on the unlucky end of a photo finish alongside Baylor’s Anna West. The Kentucky senior placed .03 seconds shy of a second-consecutive cross country All-America honor. “I got out well,” Kunc said. “I was in a good group for the first part of it. ...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky cross country’s Katy Kunc ran a 6,000-meter personal best time of 20:12.60 to finish 41st at the NCAA Championships on Saturday at EP “Tom” Sawyer Park. Kunc finished on the unlucky end of a photo finish alongside Baylor’s Anna West. The Kentucky senior placed .03 seconds shy of a second-consecutive cross country All-America honor. “I got out well,” Kunc said. “I was in a good group for the first part of it. ...
  • No. 6 Kentucky Welcomes Ole Miss For Senior Day

    No. 6 Kentucky Welcomes Ole Miss For Senior Day

    Saturday, November 18 2017 10:00 PM EST2017-11-19 03:00:20 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 6 Kentucky (23-3, 14-1 SEC) volleyball team will face Ole Miss (16-13, 7-9 SEC) in Memorial Coliseum on Sunday to wrap up home regular season play. First serve is set for 2 p.m., and will be shown live on SEC Network with Missy Whittemore and Tiffany Greene on the call. Kentucky swept Georgia on Friday night at home. Freshman Avery Skinner had a match-high 13 kills in the win, while UK hit .387 as a team. Sophomore Leah Edmond recorded 12 kills, while s...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 6 Kentucky (23-3, 14-1 SEC) volleyball team will face Ole Miss (16-13, 7-9 SEC) in Memorial Coliseum on Sunday to wrap up home regular season play. First serve is set for 2 p.m., and will be shown live on SEC Network with Missy Whittemore and Tiffany Greene on the call. Kentucky swept Georgia on Friday night at home. Freshman Avery Skinner had a match-high 13 kills in the win, while UK hit .387 as a team. Sophomore Leah Edmond recorded 12 kills, while s...
  • Kentucky-Georgia Post Game Notes

    Kentucky-Georgia Post Game Notes

    Saturday, November 18 2017 9:30 PM EST2017-11-19 02:30:11 GMT
    @UKFootball@UKFootball

    KENTUCKY POSTGAME NOTES Kentucky at Georgia Sanford Stadium, Athens, Ga. Nov. 18, 2017 FINAL SCORE: Georgia 42, Kentucky 13 Team Notes Kentucky is 7-4 overall, 4-4 in the Southeastern Conference.  UK finished at least .500 in the league in consecutive seasons for the first time since 1998-99. UK finished in third place in the SEC Eastern Division. Placing second last season, it is UK’s best back-to-back finishes since the league split into divisions in 199...

    KENTUCKY POSTGAME NOTES Kentucky at Georgia Sanford Stadium, Athens, Ga. Nov. 18, 2017 FINAL SCORE: Georgia 42, Kentucky 13 Team Notes Kentucky is 7-4 overall, 4-4 in the Southeastern Conference.  UK finished at least .500 in the league in consecutive seasons for the first time since 1998-99. UK finished in third place in the SEC Eastern Division. Placing second last season, it is UK’s best back-to-back finishes since the league split into divisions in 199...

  • Mark Stoops Talks 'Difficult' Loss To Georgia

    Mark Stoops Talks 'Difficult' Loss To Georgia

    Saturday, November 18 2017 9:00 PM EST2017-11-19 02:00:18 GMT
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    A very difficult loss. You have to credit Georgia for what they did and how they played. Georgia played a very good football game today. They responded from the difficult loss last week and came back and played like the team that was the No. 1 team in the country for a long, good bit of the season. I was disappointed in the way we played. We knew we’d have to play a very good football team and we’d have to play some very good football on our end. I really didn’t feel...
    A very difficult loss. You have to credit Georgia for what they did and how they played. Georgia played a very good football game today. They responded from the difficult loss last week and came back and played like the team that was the No. 1 team in the country for a long, good bit of the season. I was disappointed in the way we played. We knew we’d have to play a very good football team and we’d have to play some very good football on our end. I really didn’t feel...
  • Jackson, Louisville Roll In The Rain Past Syracuse

    Jackson, Louisville Roll In The Rain Past Syracuse

    Saturday, November 18 2017 8:30 PM EST2017-11-19 01:30:11 GMT
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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson had another big game against Syracuse, accounting for 381 yards and four touchdowns and becoming the school's career yardage leader while leading a rain-delayed 56-10 rout on Saturday.      The Heisman Trophy winner passed for 270 yards and two TDs and rushed for 111 with scores from 43 and 19 yards in just over three quarters. Jackson's long run helped build a 21-3 lead before severe thunderstorms and lightnin...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson had another big game against Syracuse, accounting for 381 yards and four touchdowns and becoming the school's career yardage leader while leading a rain-delayed 56-10 rout on Saturday.      The Heisman Trophy winner passed for 270 yards and two TDs and rushed for 111 with scores from 43 and 19 yards in just over three quarters. Jackson's long run helped build a 21-3 lead before severe thunderstorms and lightnin...
  • Knox Says UK Didn't Play They Wanted To Against ETSU

    Knox Says UK Didn't Play They Wanted To Against ETSU

    Saturday, November 18 2017 8:00 PM EST2017-11-19 01:00:30 GMT
    On his performance… “Not what we wanted. The other team they fought really well. We didn’t play the way we wanted in the second half and the first half coach Cal wasn’t happy at all, but at least we got the win and we will enjoy it.” On games performance contributing to Kansas loss… “No, usually when you come off losses and close games like that you usually come out tough and come out fighting because you want to get back in the winning...
    On his performance… “Not what we wanted. The other team they fought really well. We didn’t play the way we wanted in the second half and the first half coach Cal wasn’t happy at all, but at least we got the win and we will enjoy it.” On games performance contributing to Kansas loss… “No, usually when you come off losses and close games like that you usually come out tough and come out fighting because you want to get back in the winning...
  • Chubb, Michel Lead Georgia To Win Over Kentucky

    Chubb, Michel Lead Georgia To Win Over Kentucky

    Saturday, November 18 2017 7:16 PM EST2017-11-19 00:16:26 GMT
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    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Nick Chubb and Sony Michel led a dominant running game and No. 7 Georgia bounced back from its first loss of the season, wearing down Kentucky for a 42-13 victory Saturday.      In the final home game of their careers, Chubb and Michel went out with a bang on Senior Day between the hedges.      Chubb rushed for 151 and two touchdowns, including a 55-yard burst down the sideline to seal the victory early in the fourth quarter . Michel ra...
    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Nick Chubb and Sony Michel led a dominant running game and No. 7 Georgia bounced back from its first loss of the season, wearing down Kentucky for a 42-13 victory Saturday.      In the final home game of their careers, Chubb and Michel went out with a bang on Senior Day between the hedges.      Chubb rushed for 151 and two touchdowns, including a 55-yard burst down the sideline to seal the victory early in the fourth quarter . Michel ra...
  • Quade Green Thinks He Needs To Be A Rebounder

    Quade Green Thinks He Needs To Be A Rebounder

    Saturday, November 18 2017 7:00 PM EST2017-11-19 00:00:30 GMT
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    On what East Tennessee did defensively to allow him explode in the first half… “I was just reading how they were playing me, you know shoot when I’m open and then play hard, get in the lane, swing it, get everybody involved. It’s as simple as that.” On being aggressor for this team… “I think I need to be a rebounder. Play defense, I think I need to do everything for this team but everybody else has got to do every thing also.” ...
    On what East Tennessee did defensively to allow him explode in the first half… “I was just reading how they were playing me, you know shoot when I’m open and then play hard, get in the lane, swing it, get everybody involved. It’s as simple as that.” On being aggressor for this team… “I think I need to be a rebounder. Play defense, I think I need to do everything for this team but everybody else has got to do every thing also.” ...
  • Georgia Runs Over UK 42-13

    Georgia Runs Over UK 42-13

    Saturday, November 18 2017 7:00 PM EST2017-11-19 00:00:29 GMT

    UK has gotten much better on the road, but beating Georgia, would end a bad streak. It's been 19 years since Kentucky beat a ranked conference rival on the road. The Wildcats beat No. 21 LSU 39-36 in Baton Rouge in 1998. Kentucky's most recent road win against a top-10 SEC opponent came in 1964, when the Wildcats upset No. 1 Ole Miss 27-21. Josh Allen hurts Georgia.  UK's linebacker picks off Jake Fromm's bad pass.  It's Allen's first interception. Austin MacGinnis hit...

    UK has gotten much better on the road, but beating Georgia, would end a bad streak. It's been 19 years since Kentucky beat a ranked conference rival on the road. The Wildcats beat No. 21 LSU 39-36 in Baton Rouge in 1998. Kentucky's most recent road win against a top-10 SEC opponent came in 1964, when the Wildcats upset No. 1 Ole Miss 27-21. Josh Allen hurts Georgia.  UK's linebacker picks off Jake Fromm's bad pass.  It's Allen's first interception. Austin MacGinnis hit...

  • Former Kentucky Player Loses State Job After 2 Months

    Former Kentucky Player Loses State Job After 2 Months

    Saturday, November 18 2017 6:35 PM EST2017-11-18 23:35:27 GMT
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A former University of Kentucky basketball player was fired from his job in the Labor Cabinet after working there for 2 1/2 months.      Winston Bennett, who played at Kentucky in the 1980s, was fired Oct. 12 from his $73,500-a-year job.      The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Bennett, 52, started working in the Labor Cabinet as a director in the apprenticeship division on Aug. 1.      Gov. Matt Bevin approved Labor S...
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A former University of Kentucky basketball player was fired from his job in the Labor Cabinet after working there for 2 1/2 months.      Winston Bennett, who played at Kentucky in the 1980s, was fired Oct. 12 from his $73,500-a-year job.      The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Bennett, 52, started working in the Labor Cabinet as a director in the apprenticeship division on Aug. 1.      Gov. Matt Bevin approved Labor S...
  • Washington Calls Win Over ETSU 'Ugly'

    Washington Calls Win Over ETSU 'Ugly'

    Saturday, November 18 2017 6:00 PM EST2017-11-18 23:00:25 GMT
    On how he would describe this win … “I feel like it was a great win because we obviously came back. We still have a lot of work to do and it starts tomorrow. Getting back in practice and doing the dirty work.” On if it was an ugly win … “I would say so, yeah. I feel like it was an ugly win just because we were down at the beginning and then fought back. We ended up playing really well and I feel like we can play better.” On the slow start ...
    On how he would describe this win … “I feel like it was a great win because we obviously came back. We still have a lot of work to do and it starts tomorrow. Getting back in practice and doing the dirty work.” On if it was an ugly win … “I would say so, yeah. I feel like it was an ugly win just because we were down at the beginning and then fought back. We ended up playing really well and I feel like we can play better.” On the slow start ...
  • Colonels End Season With Comeback Win Over St. Francis

    Colonels End Season With Comeback Win Over St. Francis

    Saturday, November 18 2017 5:30 PM EST2017-11-18 22:30:14 GMT
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Freshman Steven Crowder blocked a punt and the Eastern Kentucky University football team used the short field to score the go-ahead touchdown with 9:12 left in the game and pick up a 14-10 victory over Saint Francis University in the season finale on Saturday at Roy Kidd Stadium. After the Red Flash had taken the lead late in the third quarter, EKU forced a three-and-out on SFU’s next possession.  The visitors were forced to punt from their own 4...
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Freshman Steven Crowder blocked a punt and the Eastern Kentucky University football team used the short field to score the go-ahead touchdown with 9:12 left in the game and pick up a 14-10 victory over Saint Francis University in the season finale on Saturday at Roy Kidd Stadium. After the Red Flash had taken the lead late in the third quarter, EKU forced a three-and-out on SFU’s next possession.  The visitors were forced to punt from their own 4...
  • What John Calipari Had To Say About UK's Win Over ETSU

    What John Calipari Had To Say About UK's Win Over ETSU

    Saturday, November 18 2017 5:00 PM EST2017-11-18 22:00:17 GMT
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    Q. Coach Forbes thought your length and defense caused them a lot of problems. What did you think of the defense tonight? JOHN CALIPARI: We just got so far to go, I gotta watch the tape. When you're shooting hooks at the free-throw line instead of free throws and you go 3 for 15, when you are playing to get a basket versus playing for our team to score, it's what it looks like. And give them credit, there's another team that won 27 games this year, or last year, and going to want to ...
    Q. Coach Forbes thought your length and defense caused them a lot of problems. What did you think of the defense tonight? JOHN CALIPARI: We just got so far to go, I gotta watch the tape. When you're shooting hooks at the free-throw line instead of free throws and you go 3 for 15, when you are playing to get a basket versus playing for our team to score, it's what it looks like. And give them credit, there's another team that won 27 games this year, or last year, and going to want to ...
  • ETSU-Kentucky Post Game Notes

    ETSU-Kentucky Post Game Notes

    Saturday, November 18 2017 4:00 PM EST2017-11-18 21:00:23 GMT
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    UK MEN’S BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES KENTUCKY vs. ETSU RUPP ARENA | LEXINGTON, Ky. NOV. 17, 2017 ATTENDANCE: 20,168 Final Score: #7/4 Kentucky 78, ETSU 61                                                        ...
    UK MEN’S BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES KENTUCKY vs. ETSU RUPP ARENA | LEXINGTON, Ky. NOV. 17, 2017 ATTENDANCE: 20,168 Final Score: #7/4 Kentucky 78, ETSU 61                                                        ...
  • Vibrant Trade Yields Strong Returns As Keeneland November Sale Concludes

    Vibrant Trade Yields Strong Returns As Keeneland November Sale Concludes

    Saturday, November 18 2017 3:30 PM EST2017-11-18 20:30:07 GMT
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    LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 18, 2017) – Fierce competition for quality horses among an exceptionally deep buying bench generated healthy results as Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale concluded Saturday. Buyer confidence carried forward from the September Yearling Sale, spurring premium prices; increases in average and median; and the sale of 18 horses for $1 million or more, led by the $6 million paid by Coolmore’s M.V. Magnier for the champion filly Stellar Wind,...
    LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 18, 2017) – Fierce competition for quality horses among an exceptionally deep buying bench generated healthy results as Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale concluded Saturday. Buyer confidence carried forward from the September Yearling Sale, spurring premium prices; increases in average and median; and the sale of 18 horses for $1 million or more, led by the $6 million paid by Coolmore’s M.V. Magnier for the champion filly Stellar Wind,...
  • No. 7 Georgia Hosts Kentucky With No More Room For Error

    No. 7 Georgia Hosts Kentucky With No More Room For Error

    Saturday, November 18 2017 3:14 PM EST2017-11-18 20:14:04 GMT
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    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's path to the College Football Playoff has no more room for error.      A crushing loss to Auburn left the No. 7 Bulldogs down but not out.      Another defeat Saturday against the resurgent Kentucky Wildcats would surely be a knockout blow.      "We have moved on," said Georgia coach Kirby Smart, deflecting any attempts to dwell on last weekend's 40-17 debacle against the Tigers. "We have to go get...
    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's path to the College Football Playoff has no more room for error.      A crushing loss to Auburn left the No. 7 Bulldogs down but not out.      Another defeat Saturday against the resurgent Kentucky Wildcats would surely be a knockout blow.      "We have moved on," said Georgia coach Kirby Smart, deflecting any attempts to dwell on last weekend's 40-17 debacle against the Tigers. "We have to go get...
  • No. 7 Kentucky Cruises Past East Tennessee State, 78-61

    No. 7 Kentucky Cruises Past East Tennessee State, 78-61

    Friday, November 17 2017 10:03 PM EST2017-11-18 03:03:54 GMT
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    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Quade Green scored a career-high 21 points, Kevin Knox had 17 points with 10 rebounds and No. 7 Kentucky overcame an early deficit to run away from East Tennessee State 78-61 on Friday night. Bouncing back from Tuesday's 65-61, Champions Classic loss to No. 4 Kansas required the Wildcats (3-1) overcoming an 18-8 first-half hole. Green took charge to score 10 of their next 12 points to cut the lead to 23-20, and Hamidou Diallo and Wenyen Gabriel combined fo...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Quade Green scored a career-high 21 points, Kevin Knox had 17 points with 10 rebounds and No. 7 Kentucky overcame an early deficit to run away from East Tennessee State 78-61 on Friday night. Bouncing back from Tuesday's 65-61, Champions Classic loss to No. 4 Kansas required the Wildcats (3-1) overcoming an 18-8 first-half hole. Green took charge to score 10 of their next 12 points to cut the lead to 23-20, and Hamidou Diallo and Wenyen Gabriel combined fo...
  • UK-ETSU Game Box Score

    UK-ETSU Game Box Score

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:24 PM EST2017-11-18 02:24:18 GMT
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    UK goes to 3-1 beating ETSU 78-61.  Here is the box score.
    UK goes to 3-1 beating ETSU 78-61.  Here is the box score.
  • UK 78 ETSU 61

    UK 78 ETSU 61

    Friday, November 17 2017 8:56 PM EST2017-11-18 01:56:27 GMT

    Terrific move by UK.  At the first TV timeout, UK had a photo opportunity with the Rupp family. The Adolph Rupp Classic didn't get off to a fast start.  3 UK turnovers in the first 8 possessions.  It was bad enough that Cal pulls 3 players before the first TV timeout.  ETSU leads 8-6. Terrible start by UK.  They are getting outhustled and they are sloppy with the ball.  UK has 5 turnovers by the second TV timeout with 11:57 to go in the half.  ETSU...

    Terrific move by UK.  At the first TV timeout, UK had a photo opportunity with the Rupp family. The Adolph Rupp Classic didn't get off to a fast start.  3 UK turnovers in the first 8 possessions.  It was bad enough that Cal pulls 3 players before the first TV timeout.  ETSU leads 8-6. Terrible start by UK.  They are getting outhustled and they are sloppy with the ball.  UK has 5 turnovers by the second TV timeout with 11:57 to go in the half.  ETSU...

  • Cook Credits Mother and Team For His Development Into Standout Football Athlete

    Cook Credits Mother and Team For His Development Into Standout Football Athlete

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:32 PM EST2017-11-18 00:32:15 GMT
    Braylyn Cook will proudly tell you he's a momma's boy. Raised in a single-parent family, Cook is devoted to his mother, Matelynn Thornton. She will be on hand Saturday when Cook will be among 13 honorees on Senior Day for the Morehead State football team. The Eagles (3-7, 2-5 Pioneer Football League) close their season against Davidson, with kickoff in Jayne Stadium set for 1 p.m. "Growing up, it was just me and my mom and my older brother," said Cook, a 6-foot, ...
    Braylyn Cook will proudly tell you he's a momma's boy. Raised in a single-parent family, Cook is devoted to his mother, Matelynn Thornton. She will be on hand Saturday when Cook will be among 13 honorees on Senior Day for the Morehead State football team. The Eagles (3-7, 2-5 Pioneer Football League) close their season against Davidson, with kickoff in Jayne Stadium set for 1 p.m. "Growing up, it was just me and my mom and my older brother," said Cook, a 6-foot, ...
  • UK Cross Country’s Katy Kunc to Run NCAA Championships Saturday

    UK Cross Country’s Katy Kunc to Run NCAA Championships Saturday

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:05 PM EST2017-11-18 00:05:08 GMT
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    Kentucky cross country senior Katy will run at the NCAA Championships for the second year in a row on Saturday. The Championships will take place at EP “Tom” Sawyer Park course in Louisville, Ky. The women’s race has been pushed up to 9 a.m. ET due to expected inclement weather. The race was originally scheduled to begin at 10:45 a.m. ET. The men’s race at will now begin at 10 a.m. ET.   FloTrack will live stream the race via its FloPro ...
    Kentucky cross country senior Katy will run at the NCAA Championships for the second year in a row on Saturday. The Championships will take place at EP “Tom” Sawyer Park course in Louisville, Ky. The women’s race has been pushed up to 9 a.m. ET due to expected inclement weather. The race was originally scheduled to begin at 10:45 a.m. ET. The men’s race at will now begin at 10 a.m. ET.   FloTrack will live stream the race via its FloPro ...
  • EKU Women's Basketball to Play First Home Game of the Season Against UNC Greensboro

    EKU Women's Basketball to Play First Home Game of the Season Against UNC Greensboro

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:12 PM EST2017-11-17 23:12:34 GMT
    The Eastern Kentucky University women’s basketball team will play its first home game of the season against the UNC Greensboro Spartans on Saturday. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. WHAT TO KNOW -        The Colonels (1-1, 0-0 OVC) secured their first win of the season with a road victory over Western Carolina, 62-59, on Wednesday. With seven seconds on the clock, freshman Bria Bass drilled two clutch free throws to give EKU a thr...
    The Eastern Kentucky University women’s basketball team will play its first home game of the season against the UNC Greensboro Spartans on Saturday. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. WHAT TO KNOW -        The Colonels (1-1, 0-0 OVC) secured their first win of the season with a road victory over Western Carolina, 62-59, on Wednesday. With seven seconds on the clock, freshman Bria Bass drilled two clutch free throws to give EKU a thr...
  • UK/UofL “Finish Strong” Seatbelt Challenge Encourages Football Fans To Buckle Up And Save Lives

    UK/UofL “Finish Strong” Seatbelt Challenge Encourages Football Fans To Buckle Up And Save Lives

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:20 AM EST2017-11-17 16:20:39 GMT
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    FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – UK and UofL football fans can show their team spirit and help reduce highway deaths this holiday season at two special events in Lexington and Louisville on Wednesday, Nov. 22. Representatives from the Kentucky State Police (KSP), the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) and Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Insurance Company will be giving away free red or blue t-shirts to the first 1,000 fans who arrive with their seat belts fastened at Kroger Fiel...
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – UK and UofL football fans can show their team spirit and help reduce highway deaths this holiday season at two special events in Lexington and Louisville on Wednesday, Nov. 22. Representatives from the Kentucky State Police (KSP), the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) and Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Insurance Company will be giving away free red or blue t-shirts to the first 1,000 fans who arrive with their seat belts fastened at Kroger Fiel...
  • UK Women's Post Game Notes After Win Over Montana

    UK Women's Post Game Notes After Win Over Montana

    Friday, November 17 2017 12:07 AM EST2017-11-17 05:07:59 GMT
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    KENTUCKY WBB POSTGAME NOTES Kentucky at Montana Dahlberg Arena – Missoula, Mont. Nov. 16, 2017 FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 71, Montana 54 Team Records and Series Notes -          Kentucky is now 3-0 this season. o   Tonight was UK’s first road win of the season. -          Matthew Mitchell is in his 11th season as head coach at Kentucky. He is the winnin...
    KENTUCKY WBB POSTGAME NOTES Kentucky at Montana Dahlberg Arena – Missoula, Mont. Nov. 16, 2017 FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 71, Montana 54 Team Records and Series Notes -          Kentucky is now 3-0 this season. o   Tonight was UK’s first road win of the season. -          Matthew Mitchell is in his 11th season as head coach at Kentucky. He is the winnin...
  • No. 25 Kentucky Wins at Montana, 71-54

    No. 25 Kentucky Wins at Montana, 71-54

    Thursday, November 16 2017 11:40 PM EST2017-11-17 04:40:05 GMT
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    Junior guard Taylor Murray scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the 25th-ranked Kentucky women's basketball team won at Montana 71-54 on Thursday night.   Junior Maci Morris added 16 points while sophomore Jaida Roper had a career-high 14 points to go with a career-best five rebounds.   The Wildcats hit 25 of 58 (43.1 percent) from the field while holding Montana to just 16 of 56 shooting (28.6 percent). Kentucky won the battle of the boa...

    Junior guard Taylor Murray scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the 25th-ranked Kentucky women's basketball team won at Montana 71-54 on Thursday night.   Junior Maci Morris added 16 points while sophomore Jaida Roper had a career-high 14 points to go with a career-best five rebounds.   The Wildcats hit 25 of 58 (43.1 percent) from the field while holding Montana to just 16 of 56 shooting (28.6 percent). Kentucky won the battle of the boa...

  • Colonels Score Six Unanswered to Hold Off Belmont in Five in the OVC Tournament

    Colonels Score Six Unanswered to Hold Off Belmont in Five in the OVC Tournament

    Thursday, November 16 2017 10:27 PM EST2017-11-17 03:27:08 GMT
    The Eastern Kentucky University volleyball team scored six unanswered points in the final set to fight off the Belmont University match point, 14-10, and edge the Bruins, advancing to the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament semifinals. After a pair of kills from Cassie Knutson and a solo block from Celina Sanks Eastern Kentucky jumped out to an early 4-1 lead to open the fifth stanza. The Bruins fought back to tie it at four all. The teams took turns exchanging blows down the st...
    The Eastern Kentucky University volleyball team scored six unanswered points in the final set to fight off the Belmont University match point, 14-10, and edge the Bruins, advancing to the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament semifinals. After a pair of kills from Cassie Knutson and a solo block from Celina Sanks Eastern Kentucky jumped out to an early 4-1 lead to open the fifth stanza. The Bruins fought back to tie it at four all. The teams took turns exchanging blows down the st...
  • EKU Starts Slow but Rolls Past Kentucky State in Exhibition

    EKU Starts Slow but Rolls Past Kentucky State in Exhibition

    Thursday, November 16 2017 9:58 PM EST2017-11-17 02:58:44 GMT
    Eastern Kentucky University’s men’s basketball team got off to a slow start, falling behind by 14 in the first half, but found its stroke and rolled to a 97-66 victory over visiting Kentucky State University on Thursday in the Colonels’ home opener at McBrayer Arena. The Thorobreds (0-3) raced out to the early lead as EKU hit just 6-of-24 (25 percent) from the field to start the game.  A jumper by Reggie Breeden with 6:32 left in the opening half gave Kentuck...
    Eastern Kentucky University’s men’s basketball team got off to a slow start, falling behind by 14 in the first half, but found its stroke and rolled to a 97-66 victory over visiting Kentucky State University on Thursday in the Colonels’ home opener at McBrayer Arena. The Thorobreds (0-3) raced out to the early lead as EKU hit just 6-of-24 (25 percent) from the field to start the game.  A jumper by Reggie Breeden with 6:32 left in the opening half gave Kentuck...
  • Cal Looks Back At Kansas & Gets Ready For ETSU Friday Night

    Cal Looks Back At Kansas & Gets Ready For ETSU Friday Night

    Thursday, November 16 2017 5:38 PM EST2017-11-16 22:38:03 GMT
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    On Sacha Killeya-Jones being a possible starter … “You know, I’ve just got to keep watching because he was really good. He broke down some and did some stuff, but every one of them did some stuff. What I liked was his energy. He tried. He was in the gym after we got back that day. I got in and opened the window and he was in there shooting free throws. So, he is more committed than he has ever been in his life. Everybody has got to accept that he is still young now...
    On Sacha Killeya-Jones being a possible starter … “You know, I’ve just got to keep watching because he was really good. He broke down some and did some stuff, but every one of them did some stuff. What I liked was his energy. He tried. He was in the gym after we got back that day. I got in and opened the window and he was in there shooting free throws. So, he is more committed than he has ever been in his life. Everybody has got to accept that he is still young now...
  • Three Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

    Three Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

    Thursday, November 16 2017 3:21 PM EST2017-11-16 20:21:38 GMT
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    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky football players Blake Best, Austin MacGinnis and Charles Walker have been named Academic All-District Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), it was announced Thursday.   All three players were named to the District 2 team and will be on the CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot with the honorees for that distinction announced in December. The award honors top student-athletes for their performance both in the classroom ...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky football players Blake Best, Austin MacGinnis and Charles Walker have been named Academic All-District Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), it was announced Thursday.   All three players were named to the District 2 team and will be on the CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot with the honorees for that distinction announced in December. The award honors top student-athletes for their performance both in the classroom ...
  • Kentucky Men’s Basketball Signs Three in Fall Signing Period

    Kentucky Men’s Basketball Signs Three in Fall Signing Period

    Thursday, November 16 2017 11:38 AM EST2017-11-16 16:38:51 GMT
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – In what’s become somewhat of a fall tradition in college basketball and a celebration of riches in the Big Blue Nation, the Kentucky men’s basketball team has begun building one of the strongest recruiting classes in the country, signing three of the nation’s top players during the early fall signing period. Highly rated prospects Tyler Herro, Keldon Johnson and Immanuel Quickley have all inked national letters of intent with UK. All three p...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – In what’s become somewhat of a fall tradition in college basketball and a celebration of riches in the Big Blue Nation, the Kentucky men’s basketball team has begun building one of the strongest recruiting classes in the country, signing three of the nation’s top players during the early fall signing period. Highly rated prospects Tyler Herro, Keldon Johnson and Immanuel Quickley have all inked national letters of intent with UK. All three p...
  • EKU Has the Home Opener Against Kentucky State on Thursday

    EKU Has the Home Opener Against Kentucky State on Thursday

    Thursday, November 16 2017 9:00 AM EST2017-11-16 14:00:25 GMT
    The Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team will host Kentucky State in its home opener on Thursday night at McBrayer Arena. Tip is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. WHAT TO KNOW EKU (1-1) opened the season with a come-from-behind 73-72 win at Rice last Friday night in Houston. The Colonels then fell at Ole Miss, 85-75, on Monday evening in Oxford, Alabama. Junior Nick Mayo was voted the OVC Player of the Week on Monday. The forward from Oakland, Maine is second in the ...
    The Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team will host Kentucky State in its home opener on Thursday night at McBrayer Arena. Tip is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. WHAT TO KNOW EKU (1-1) opened the season with a come-from-behind 73-72 win at Rice last Friday night in Houston. The Colonels then fell at Ole Miss, 85-75, on Monday evening in Oxford, Alabama. Junior Nick Mayo was voted the OVC Player of the Week on Monday. The forward from Oakland, Maine is second in the ...
  • Balanced Effort Leads Hilltoppers to 83-53 Victory Over Ky. Wesleyan

    Balanced Effort Leads Hilltoppers to 83-53 Victory Over Ky. Wesleyan

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 11:07 PM EST2017-11-16 04:07:03 GMT
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    Six players in double-figures scoring helped WKU Hilltopper Basketball notch its first win of the season Wednesday with an 83-53 victory over Kentucky Wesleyan in the 35th Annual BB&T Classic at E.A. Diddle Arena. WKU (1-1) had six players score in double figures for the first time since Jan. 21, 2017, at Marshall. They were one point by freshman guard Taveion Hollingsworth from having a seventh player in double figures for the first time since 2001 against Murray State. Sen...
    Six players in double-figures scoring helped WKU Hilltopper Basketball notch its first win of the season Wednesday with an 83-53 victory over Kentucky Wesleyan in the 35th Annual BB&T Classic at E.A. Diddle Arena. WKU (1-1) had six players score in double figures for the first time since Jan. 21, 2017, at Marshall. They were one point by freshman guard Taveion Hollingsworth from having a seventh player in double figures for the first time since 2001 against Murray State. Sen...
  • UK 103 Thomas More 61

    UK 103 Thomas More 61

    Friday, October 27 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-10-28 01:16:14 GMT

    UK gets off to a fast start. Kevin Knox with a dunk and Quade Green hits 2 3's.  UK leads 13-6 at the first TV timeout with 15;39 to go in the half. Thomas More was tough.  After they hit 2 3's in a row, the second by Austin Young. Cal, who said he was going to yell less, wants time.  The media is now sitting in the upper deck, there has been a number of times I've heard Cal all the way up here.  It's 25-17 UK. UK's obvious size advantage hurt Thomas More. ...

    UK gets off to a fast start. Kevin Knox with a dunk and Quade Green hits 2 3's.  UK leads 13-6 at the first TV timeout with 15;39 to go in the half. Thomas More was tough.  After they hit 2 3's in a row, the second by Austin Young. Cal, who said he was going to yell less, wants time.  The media is now sitting in the upper deck, there has been a number of times I've heard Cal all the way up here.  It's 25-17 UK. UK's obvious size advantage hurt Thomas More. ...

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    Former Morehead State men's basketball guard Brent Arrington has agreed to play for the Charlotte Hornets' NBA G-League affiliate, the Greensboro Swarm. The Swarm were added as an NBA G-League affiliate prior to the beginning of last season. They field their home events at the Greensboro Coliseum Fieldhouse in Greensboro, North Carolina. "I want to start by giving thanks and the glory to God and Christ Jesus for blessing me with these abilities," said Arrington. "I'm ...

    Former Morehead State men's basketball guard Brent Arrington has agreed to play for the Charlotte Hornets' NBA G-League affiliate, the Greensboro Swarm. The Swarm were added as an NBA G-League affiliate prior to the beginning of last season. They field their home events at the Greensboro Coliseum Fieldhouse in Greensboro, North Carolina. "I want to start by giving thanks and the glory to God and Christ Jesus for blessing me with these abilities," said Arrington. "I'm ...

  • 2017 CBS Sports Classic Tickets On Sale Friday

    2017 CBS Sports Classic Tickets On Sale Friday

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-10-17 22:00:33 GMT
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    NEW ORLEANS (Oct. 17, 2017) – Tickets for the 2017 CBS Sports Classic, featuring college basketball powers Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio State and UCLA, will go on sale Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. ET. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com, or through www.cbssportsclassic.com. The fourth-annual college basketball doubleheader will be held on Dec. 23 at Smoothie King Center in ...
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  • Monk, Fox Named All-America By USA Today

    Monk, Fox Named All-America By USA Today

    Monday, March 6 2017 9:46 AM EST2017-03-06 14:46:59 GMT
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    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s freshman backcourt tandem of Malik Monk and De’Aaron Fox was named All-America by USA Today on Monday. Monk earned second-team distinction, while Fox was tabbed to the third team. Monk was joined on the second team by Josh Jackson (Kansas), Justin Jackson (North Carolina), Luke Kennard (Duke) and Nigel Williams-Goss (Gonzaga). Third-team honorees along with Fox included Ethan Happ (Wisconsin), Lauri Markkanen (Arizona), Monte Morris (Iowa...

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s freshman backcourt tandem of Malik Monk and De’Aaron Fox was named All-America by USA Today on Monday. Monk earned second-team distinction, while Fox was tabbed to the third team. Monk was joined on the second team by Josh Jackson (Kansas), Justin Jackson (North Carolina), Luke Kennard (Duke) and Nigel Williams-Goss (Gonzaga). Third-team honorees along with Fox included Ethan Happ (Wisconsin), Lauri Markkanen (Arizona), Monte Morris (Iowa...

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  • Several Houses, Cars Shot Overnight

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    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- It was a terrifying night for several Lexington families after bullets hit their cars and homes. The first incident happened around 11:15 p.m. Sunday night at a home on Hanna Place. Police say a house and two cars were hit in the gunfire. Three people were inside the house at the time but none of them were injured... 

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    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Authorities say a postal worker in Kentucky assaulted a boy who was trying to stop a package theft. Lt. Paul Boyles with Lexington police told the Lexington Herald-Leader that a child picked up a package a postal worker had dropped off Sunday afternoon and a second child told him to stop. Boyles said the postal worker saw the confrontation, and chased down and attempted to detain the child who was trying to stop the theft. Boyles said the worker said the boy wa...

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