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  • 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 ...
  • Is Benny Snell The Best Running Back Ever At Kentucky?

    Is Benny Snell The Best Running Back Ever At Kentucky?

    Thursday, November 16 2017 6:00 AM EST2017-11-16 11:00:24 GMT
    Benny Snell has provided a lot of happy moments for UK fans with his record-breaking performances the last two seasons. (Jeff Houchin Photo)Benny Snell has provided a lot of happy moments for UK fans with his record-breaking performances the last two seasons. (Jeff Houchin Photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT As a true freshman in 2016, Benny Snell ran for 1,091 yards and 13 scores and averaged 5.9 yards per attempt. He had five 100-yard rushing games. This season, Snell has rushed for 1,013 yards and 15 touchdowns in 10 games going into Saturday’s game at Georgia. He averaged 4.9 yards per carry and had six 100-yard rushing games – and became the first UK back to rush for 1,000 or more yards in consecutive seasons. Snell is already ninth on UK’s al...
    By LARRY VAUGHT As a true freshman in 2016, Benny Snell ran for 1,091 yards and 13 scores and averaged 5.9 yards per attempt. He had five 100-yard rushing games. This season, Snell has rushed for 1,013 yards and 15 touchdowns in 10 games going into Saturday’s game at Georgia. He averaged 4.9 yards per carry and had six 100-yard rushing games – and became the first UK back to rush for 1,000 or more yards in consecutive seasons. Snell is already ninth on UK’s al...
  • 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...
  • EKU Men's Basketbal Signs 6-10 Center Tyrel Bladen

    EKU Men's Basketbal Signs 6-10 Center Tyrel Bladen

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 9:52 PM EST2017-11-16 02:52:07 GMT
    Tyrel Bladen, a 6-10 center out of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Eastern Kentucky University, head coach Dan McHale announced on Wednesday. “We are thrilled to welcome Tyrel to the EKU basketball family,” McHale said. “His size, strength and athleticism will fit our up-tempo system to a T.” Bladen has been a team captain at Coatesville Area Senior High School the past two seasons. As a junior, he a...
    Tyrel Bladen, a 6-10 center out of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Eastern Kentucky University, head coach Dan McHale announced on Wednesday. “We are thrilled to welcome Tyrel to the EKU basketball family,” McHale said. “His size, strength and athleticism will fit our up-tempo system to a T.” Bladen has been a team captain at Coatesville Area Senior High School the past two seasons. As a junior, he a...
  • Greathouse Named to All-Conference Second Team

    Greathouse Named to All-Conference Second Team

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 9:00 PM EST2017-11-16 02:00:20 GMT
    The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its postseason honors on Wednesday morning, and named Kentucky State University junior middle blocker Landri Greathouse to the All-Conference Second Team. Greathouse proved to be an overall threat for the Thorobrettes as she led the team in kills against conference opponents with 139 and finished fifth overall in the conference. On the season, she finished third overall on the team with 255 kills. The Crowley, Texas native al...
    The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its postseason honors on Wednesday morning, and named Kentucky State University junior middle blocker Landri Greathouse to the All-Conference Second Team. Greathouse proved to be an overall threat for the Thorobrettes as she led the team in kills against conference opponents with 139 and finished fifth overall in the conference. On the season, she finished third overall on the team with 255 kills. The Crowley, Texas native al...
  • Matthew Mitchell Talks About Wildcats First Road Trip

    Matthew Mitchell Talks About Wildcats First Road Trip

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 8:08 PM EST2017-11-16 01:08:11 GMT
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    Kentucky WBB News Conference Memorial Coliseum Media Room Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 Head Coach Matthew Mitchell Opening Statement … “It is an exciting trip to be able to take. Montana has over the years developed a really awesome environment for women’s college basketball. It will be a great crowd and it will be a hostile environment in the best kind of way because they have enthusiastic fans and great fan support. It will be a great test for our team to go on t...
    Kentucky WBB News Conference Memorial Coliseum Media Room Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 Head Coach Matthew Mitchell Opening Statement … “It is an exciting trip to be able to take. Montana has over the years developed a really awesome environment for women’s college basketball. It will be a great crowd and it will be a hostile environment in the best kind of way because they have enthusiastic fans and great fan support. It will be a great test for our team to go on t...
  • Men Indicted In College Basketball Recruitment Scandal

    Men Indicted In College Basketball Recruitment Scandal

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 7:28 PM EST2017-11-16 00:28:38 GMT
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    LOUISVILLE, Ky (Courier-Journal) The Courier-Journal is reporting that eight men indicted in the college basketball recruitment scandal entered pleas in federal court this week. The federal probe into college basketball recruiting resulted in three criminal complaints back in September.  Six men entered not guilty pleas during arraignments in New York Wednesday. Those include Adidas Executive James Gatto, sports agent Christian Dawkins, Adidas consultant Merl Code, Arizona...

    LOUISVILLE, Ky (Courier-Journal) The Courier-Journal is reporting that eight men indicted in the college basketball recruitment scandal entered pleas in federal court this week. The federal probe into college basketball recruiting resulted in three criminal complaints back in September.  Six men entered not guilty pleas during arraignments in New York Wednesday. Those include Adidas Executive James Gatto, sports agent Christian Dawkins, Adidas consultant Merl Code, Arizona...

  • EKU Women Survive Secure First Win of the Season at Western Carolina

    EKU Women Survive Secure First Win of the Season at Western Carolina

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 7:11 PM EST2017-11-16 00:11:04 GMT
    The Eastern Kentucky University women’s basketball team held off a late run and defeated the Western Carolina Catamounts, 62-59, to earn its first win of the season Wednesday afternoon at the Ramsey Center. Eastern found themselves with a comfortable 45-35 lead heading into the fourth quarter. However, over the course of the period, the Catamounts slowly chipped away at the lead. After Shay Solomon calmly sank two-free throws to make the score 60-54, Western Carolina went on ...
    The Eastern Kentucky University women’s basketball team held off a late run and defeated the Western Carolina Catamounts, 62-59, to earn its first win of the season Wednesday afternoon at the Ramsey Center. Eastern found themselves with a comfortable 45-35 lead heading into the fourth quarter. However, over the course of the period, the Catamounts slowly chipped away at the lead. After Shay Solomon calmly sank two-free throws to make the score 60-54, Western Carolina went on ...
  • Morehead Men Host Marshall for Whiteout and Greek Night

    Morehead Men Host Marshall for Whiteout and Greek Night

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 6:22 PM EST2017-11-15 23:22:44 GMT
    Morehead State men's basketball will match up with one of its longest-running rivals Thursday evening at Johnson Arena as Marshall visits for a 7 p.m. ET contest. The 2017-18 regular-season home opener for the Eagles will be Greek Night and a Whiteout. The first 500 fans will receive free OneTownOneTeam t-shirts. The Eagles (0-2) will look for their inaugural win this season after coming close at Lipscomb Sunday in a 77-70 setback. Marshall enters at 2-0, including an overtime win o...
    Morehead State men's basketball will match up with one of its longest-running rivals Thursday evening at Johnson Arena as Marshall visits for a 7 p.m. ET contest. The 2017-18 regular-season home opener for the Eagles will be Greek Night and a Whiteout. The first 500 fans will receive free OneTownOneTeam t-shirts. The Eagles (0-2) will look for their inaugural win this season after coming close at Lipscomb Sunday in a 77-70 setback. Marshall enters at 2-0, including an overtime win o...
  • UCLA Players Suspended Indefinitely After Shoplifting Incident

    UCLA Players Suspended Indefinitely After Shoplifting Incident

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 3:22 PM EST2017-11-15 20:22:27 GMT
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    LOS ANGELES (ESPN) - LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill have been suspended indefinitely from UCLA after a shoplifting incident in China. "They will have to earn their way back," UCLA coach Steve Alford said during a news conference Wednesday. The players were questioned last week about allegedly stealing sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store next to the team's hotel in Hangzhou, where the Bruins had been staying before leaving for Shanghai to face Geo...

    LOS ANGELES (ESPN) - LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill have been suspended indefinitely from UCLA after a shoplifting incident in China. "They will have to earn their way back," UCLA coach Steve Alford said during a news conference Wednesday. The players were questioned last week about allegedly stealing sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store next to the team's hotel in Hangzhou, where the Bruins had been staying before leaving for Shanghai to face Geo...

  • UK Hoops Travels To Montana & Washington State

    UK Hoops Travels To Montana & Washington State

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 2:53 PM EST2017-11-15 19:53:30 GMT
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    The No. 25 University of Kentucky women’s basketball team will hit the road for the first time this season as it travels west to play two games against Montana and Washington State. The road trip starts Thursday at 9 p.m. ET at Montana (0-1) before UK travels to Washington State (0-2) for a 4 p.m. ET tip on Sunday. Thursday’s game will be streamed live on BigSkyConf.com (possible subscription required) while Sunday’s&nb...
    The No. 25 University of Kentucky women’s basketball team will hit the road for the first time this season as it travels west to play two games against Montana and Washington State. The road trip starts Thursday at 9 p.m. ET at Montana (0-1) before UK travels to Washington State (0-2) for a 4 p.m. ET tip on Sunday. Thursday’s game will be streamed live on BigSkyConf.com (possible subscription required) while Sunday’s&nb...
  • Bilas: SEC Could Be Even Better This Season

    Bilas: SEC Could Be Even Better This Season

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 4:45 AM EST2017-11-15 09:45:15 GMT
    ESPN analyst Jay Bilas is bullish on SEC basketball this season. (ESPN Photo)ESPN analyst Jay Bilas is bullish on SEC basketball this season. (ESPN Photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT No one was giving Southeastern Conference basketball a lot of respect last year until the SEC put three teams — South Carolina, Florida, Kentucky — in the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight. That was redemption for a league that has taken hits in recent years for a lack of quality teams to challenge Kentucky. This season the SEC has the nation’s top freshman, Michael Porter Jr. of Missouri. It has several high profile transfer players who sat out las...
    By LARRY VAUGHT No one was giving Southeastern Conference basketball a lot of respect last year until the SEC put three teams — South Carolina, Florida, Kentucky — in the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight. That was redemption for a league that has taken hits in recent years for a lack of quality teams to challenge Kentucky. This season the SEC has the nation’s top freshman, Michael Porter Jr. of Missouri. It has several high profile transfer players who sat out las...
  • Mykhailiuk Scores 17, No. 4 Kansas Beats No. 7 Kentucky 65-61

    Mykhailiuk Scores 17, No. 4 Kansas Beats No. 7 Kentucky 65-61

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 12:40 AM EST2017-11-15 05:40:04 GMT
    Svi Mykhailiuk scored 17 points, and Devonte Graham hit the clinching free throws to give No. 4 Kansas a 65-61 victory over No. 7 Kentucky on Tuesday night that put coach Bill Self in a tie for second with Roy Williams on the Jayhawks' all-time wins list.      In a game that matched the two winningest Division I programs, the Jayhawks (2-0) prevailed after the two teams spent most of the second half trading baskets and leads.      Malik Newman had a key r...
    Svi Mykhailiuk scored 17 points, and Devonte Graham hit the clinching free throws to give No. 4 Kansas a 65-61 victory over No. 7 Kentucky on Tuesday night that put coach Bill Self in a tie for second with Roy Williams on the Jayhawks' all-time wins list.      In a game that matched the two winningest Division I programs, the Jayhawks (2-0) prevailed after the two teams spent most of the second half trading baskets and leads.      Malik Newman had a key r...
  • Kansas Leads Kentucky at the Half 34-33

    Kansas Leads Kentucky at the Half 34-33

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 10:55 PM EST2017-11-15 03:55:02 GMT
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    Kentucky and Kansas meeting in the Champions Classic in Chicago. John Calipari with a 3-2 record against the Jayhawks when both teams are ranked. 

    Kansas had the fast start. After Hamidou Diallo scored in transition, the Jayhawks went on a 16-5 run which included a couple of Udoka Azubuike slam dunks to give Kansas a 20-9 lead.

    Kentucky and Kansas meeting in the Champions Classic in Chicago. John Calipari with a 3-2 record against the Jayhawks when both teams are ranked. 

    Kansas had the fast start. After Hamidou Diallo scored in transition, the Jayhawks went on a 16-5 run which included a couple of Udoka Azubuike slam dunks to give Kansas a 20-9 lead.

  • Kansas Holds Preston Out of Kentucky Game After Car Accident

    Kansas Holds Preston Out of Kentucky Game After Car Accident

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 9:14 PM EST2017-11-15 02:14:50 GMT
    No. 4 Kansas is holding Billy Preston out of Tuesday's game against No. 7 Kentucky because he was involved in a single-car accident, another round of trouble for the freshman forward.      Benched for the opener against Tennessee State because he missed both curfew and class, he found out just before the pregame meal that he wasn't playing against Kentucky, either. Coach Bill Self says in a statement that Preston was involved in a "single-vehicle incident" on ...
    No. 4 Kansas is holding Billy Preston out of Tuesday's game against No. 7 Kentucky because he was involved in a single-car accident, another round of trouble for the freshman forward.      Benched for the opener against Tennessee State because he missed both curfew and class, he found out just before the pregame meal that he wasn't playing against Kentucky, either. Coach Bill Self says in a statement that Preston was involved in a "single-vehicle incident" on ...
  • Kentucky State Inks 6'8 Forward Jah Bennett to 2018 Class

    Kentucky State Inks 6'8 Forward Jah Bennett to 2018 Class

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 8:21 PM EST2017-11-15 01:21:12 GMT
    Kentucky State University men's basketball announced the signing of 6 foot 8 forward Jah Bennett to its 2018 class on Tuesday morning. "Jah (Bennett) fits the mold of the type of player we're looking to fill our roster with; versatile," said head coach Jamaal Jackson. "Jah can play with his back to the basket and can also step out to hit the three. He is very athletic and fits well in our style. He comes from an excellent program and a great family." Benne...
    Kentucky State University men's basketball announced the signing of 6 foot 8 forward Jah Bennett to its 2018 class on Tuesday morning. "Jah (Bennett) fits the mold of the type of player we're looking to fill our roster with; versatile," said head coach Jamaal Jackson. "Jah can play with his back to the basket and can also step out to hit the three. He is very athletic and fits well in our style. He comes from an excellent program and a great family." Benne...
  • NCAA Reconsiders Ruling, Clears NC State's Beverly to Play

    NCAA Reconsiders Ruling, Clears NC State's Beverly to Play

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 6:45 PM EST2017-11-14 23:45:16 GMT
    The NCAA has cleared North Carolina State's Braxton Beverly to play immediately after reconsidering an ineligibility ruling tied to summer courses the freshman took at Ohio State.      The NCAA issued a statement announcing the decision Tuesday, less than two hours before the Wolfpack hosted Bryant.      Beverly took two courses at Ohio State before a surprise late coaching change led him to seek his release. That triggered the designation as an undergrad...
    The NCAA has cleared North Carolina State's Braxton Beverly to play immediately after reconsidering an ineligibility ruling tied to summer courses the freshman took at Ohio State.      The NCAA issued a statement announcing the decision Tuesday, less than two hours before the Wolfpack hosted Bryant.      Beverly took two courses at Ohio State before a surprise late coaching change led him to seek his release. That triggered the designation as an undergrad...
  • Diallo, Knox Named to Wooden Preseason Top 50

    Diallo, Knox Named to Wooden Preseason Top 50

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 6:10 PM EST2017-11-14 23:10:24 GMT
    Kentucky freshman men’s basketball players Hamidou Diallo and Kevin Knox were two of 50 players selected for the John R. Wooden Award’s Preseason Top 50. Kentucky is one of seven programs with at least two players among the top 50 preseason favorites for the Wooden Award’s Player of the Year trophy. UK’s tandem was also selected earlier this month among the preseason favorites for the US Basketball Writers Association’s Oscar Robertson Trophy ...
    Kentucky freshman men’s basketball players Hamidou Diallo and Kevin Knox were two of 50 players selected for the John R. Wooden Award’s Preseason Top 50. Kentucky is one of seven programs with at least two players among the top 50 preseason favorites for the Wooden Award’s Player of the Year trophy. UK’s tandem was also selected earlier this month among the preseason favorites for the US Basketball Writers Association’s Oscar Robertson Trophy ...
  • Tyler Herro Commits to Kentucky for the Class of 2018

    Tyler Herro Commits to Kentucky for the Class of 2018

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 4:36 PM EST2017-11-14 21:36:26 GMT
    The University of Kentucky Basketball team picked up a commitment for the Class of 2018 on Tuesday. Tyler Herro is a four star shooting guard out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The 247Sports.com composite score has Herro listed as the 36th overall player in the Class of 2018 and the 4th best shooting guard. Herro joins Immanuel Quickley and Keldon Johnson in the class for John Calipari next season.
    The University of Kentucky Basketball team picked up a commitment for the Class of 2018 on Tuesday. Tyler Herro is a four star shooting guard out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The 247Sports.com composite score has Herro listed as the 36th overall player in the Class of 2018 and the 4th best shooting guard. Herro joins Immanuel Quickley and Keldon Johnson in the class for John Calipari next season.
  • Champions Classic Uniquely Timed Test for Hoops Blue Bloods

    Champions Classic Uniquely Timed Test for Hoops Blue Bloods

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 4:15 PM EST2017-11-14 21:15:09 GMT
    AP Photo/James CrispAP Photo/James Crisp
    The biggest thing Kansas coach Bill Self wants to change about the Champions Classic is his record.      The teams? The timing? The location?      He's good with all of it.      So are his counterparts at Duke, Kentucky and Michigan State, who have been involved in the annual doubleheader pitting a quartet of college basketball's blue bloods since its inception. But where Mike Krzyzewski, John Calipari and Tom Izzo have all won at least hal...
    The biggest thing Kansas coach Bill Self wants to change about the Champions Classic is his record.      The teams? The timing? The location?      He's good with all of it.      So are his counterparts at Duke, Kentucky and Michigan State, who have been involved in the annual doubleheader pitting a quartet of college basketball's blue bloods since its inception. But where Mike Krzyzewski, John Calipari and Tom Izzo have all won at least hal...
  • No. 4 EKU to Play No. 5 Belmont in the First Round of the OVC Tournament

    No. 4 EKU to Play No. 5 Belmont in the First Round of the OVC Tournament

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 3:17 PM EST2017-11-14 20:17:23 GMT
    The No. 4 Eastern Kentucky University volleyball team is set to take on No. 5 Belmont in the first round of the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference tournament on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. ET at the Dunn Center at Austin Peay State University. The Colonels split matches with the Bruins in league action, losing in five at Belmont but winning in four at home. Senior Celina Sanks ended the season leading the Colonels in kills with 376. The Butler, Pennsylvania native ended the regular-season ta...
    The No. 4 Eastern Kentucky University volleyball team is set to take on No. 5 Belmont in the first round of the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference tournament on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. ET at the Dunn Center at Austin Peay State University. The Colonels split matches with the Bruins in league action, losing in five at Belmont but winning in four at home. Senior Celina Sanks ended the season leading the Colonels in kills with 376. The Butler, Pennsylvania native ended the regular-season ta...
  • KSR Asks Judge To Dismiss Lawsuit Filed by Referee

    KSR Asks Judge To Dismiss Lawsuit Filed by Referee

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 1:30 PM EST2017-11-14 18:30:49 GMT
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    (LEX 18/WDRB) - Kentucky Sports Radio's Matt Jones and Drew Franklin have asked a judge to throw out a lawsuit filed against them by NCAA referee John Higgins.  Higgins is the college basketball official whose company 'The Rooferees' was subjected to hundreds of threatening calls and voicemails from angry Kentucky fans following his work in an Elite Eight game where the Cats lost.  Fans also gave his business negative reviews on Facebook. Higgins filed a lawsuit with ...

    (LEX 18/WDRB) - Kentucky Sports Radio's Matt Jones and Drew Franklin have asked a judge to throw out a lawsuit filed against them by NCAA referee John Higgins.  Higgins is the college basketball official whose company 'The Rooferees' was subjected to hundreds of threatening calls and voicemails from angry Kentucky fans following his work in an Elite Eight game where the Cats lost.  Fans also gave his business negative reviews on Facebook. Higgins filed a lawsuit with ...

  • Charles Bassey Worries About Team, Winning And Not Recruiting Offers, Rankings

    Charles Bassey Worries About Team, Winning And Not Recruiting Offers, Rankings

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 5:44 AM EST2017-11-14 10:44:38 GMT
    Charles Bassey and Aspire Academy coach Jeremy Kipness (Larry Vaught Photo)Charles Bassey and Aspire Academy coach Jeremy Kipness (Larry Vaught Photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT Charles Bassey, one of the top-ranked players in the 2019 class, is not one to worry about who is recruiting him — or who is not. The 6-10 Bassey — who has a 7-5 wingspan — has made one minor concession, though, to keeping up more with what is going on around him. He’s now got an active Twitter account (@charles_bassey_). “Before I was just concentrating on other things. I am adjusting well now, so I have time for Twitter. Everybod...
    By LARRY VAUGHT Charles Bassey, one of the top-ranked players in the 2019 class, is not one to worry about who is recruiting him — or who is not. The 6-10 Bassey — who has a 7-5 wingspan — has made one minor concession, though, to keeping up more with what is going on around him. He’s now got an active Twitter account (@charles_bassey_). “Before I was just concentrating on other things. I am adjusting well now, so I have time for Twitter. Everybod...
  • Wall Scores 21 for the Wizards; Fox 10 for the Kings in Washington Win

    Wall Scores 21 for the Wizards; Fox 10 for the Kings in Washington Win

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 12:27 AM EST2017-11-14 05:27:54 GMT

    John Wall had 21 points and nine assists, Marcin Gortat scored 18 and the Washington Wizards beat the Sacramento Kings 110-92 on Monday night for their third straight win.      Otto Porter Jr. and reserve Mike Scott chipped in 15 points apiece as six Wizards scored in double figures.      After losing to the Mavericks 113-99 in the opener of a four-game homestand, the Wizards outscored the Lakers, Hawks and Kings by an average of 111-94...

    John Wall had 21 points and nine assists, Marcin Gortat scored 18 and the Washington Wizards beat the Sacramento Kings 110-92 on Monday night for their third straight win.      Otto Porter Jr. and reserve Mike Scott chipped in 15 points apiece as six Wizards scored in double figures.      After losing to the Mavericks 113-99 in the opener of a four-game homestand, the Wizards outscored the Lakers, Hawks and Kings by an average of 111-94...

  • Mayo's Double-Double Not Enough in EKU's 85-75 Loss at Ole Miss

    Mayo's Double-Double Not Enough in EKU's 85-75 Loss at Ole Miss

    Monday, November 13 2017 10:07 PM EST2017-11-14 03:07:42 GMT
    Junior Nick Mayo recorded his second consecutive double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds; however, it was not enough, as the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team fell at Ole Miss, 85-75, on Monday night at the Pavilion. EKU (1-1) showed no quit in a hostile Southeastern Conference environment. Trailing by 19, 80-61, with just under five minutes to play, the Colonels ended the game on a 14-5 run. Mayo and freshman Dedric Boyd led all players in the game wi...
    Junior Nick Mayo recorded his second consecutive double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds; however, it was not enough, as the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team fell at Ole Miss, 85-75, on Monday night at the Pavilion. EKU (1-1) showed no quit in a hostile Southeastern Conference environment. Trailing by 19, 80-61, with just under five minutes to play, the Colonels ended the game on a 14-5 run. Mayo and freshman Dedric Boyd led all players in the game wi...
  • Transylvania Men's Season Preview: Depth plentiful for rising Pioneers

    Transylvania Men's Season Preview: Depth plentiful for rising Pioneers

    Monday, November 13 2017 9:25 PM EST2017-11-14 02:25:05 GMT
    The 2017-2018 men's college basketball season offers forth a compelling act in the Transylvania Pioneers. The 2016-2017 version of the Transy men's basketball team presented a picture of a team on the rise with youthful vigor. On some nights, the potential of the roster was on full display. On other nights, the Pioneers were a team that looked to be a play or two away from making ends meet. Transylvania showed its mettle as a high-flying offensive power last year, ranking second in ...
    The 2017-2018 men's college basketball season offers forth a compelling act in the Transylvania Pioneers. The 2016-2017 version of the Transy men's basketball team presented a picture of a team on the rise with youthful vigor. On some nights, the potential of the roster was on full display. On other nights, the Pioneers were a team that looked to be a play or two away from making ends meet. Transylvania showed its mettle as a high-flying offensive power last year, ranking second in ...
  • Rachel Lawson Unveils 2018 Kentucky Softball Schedule

    Rachel Lawson Unveils 2018 Kentucky Softball Schedule

    Monday, November 13 2017 8:40 PM EST2017-11-14 01:40:10 GMT
    ukathletics.comukathletics.com
    Kentucky softball head coach Rachel Lawson, who enters her 11th year at the helm of the program in 2018, unveiled her team’s schedule for the spring on Monday afternoon. The 2018 slate features 32 games against teams that made the 2017 NCAA Tournament – with 16 of those games coming on the road. The Wildcats will play 18 games against teams that made it to the Super Regional round, and nine against teams that made it to the Women’s College World Series. Kentuck...
    Kentucky softball head coach Rachel Lawson, who enters her 11th year at the helm of the program in 2018, unveiled her team’s schedule for the spring on Monday afternoon. The 2018 slate features 32 games against teams that made the 2017 NCAA Tournament – with 16 of those games coming on the road. The Wildcats will play 18 games against teams that made it to the Super Regional round, and nine against teams that made it to the Women’s College World Series. Kentuck...
  • Lady Toppers Host No. 6/5 Notre Dame Inside Diddle Arena Tuesday Evening

    Lady Toppers Host No. 6/5 Notre Dame Inside Diddle Arena Tuesday Evening

    Monday, November 13 2017 8:00 PM EST2017-11-14 01:00:41 GMT

    WKU will welcome its highest-ranked foe since 2013 into E.A. Diddle Arena on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. as No. 6/5 Notre Dame makes the trip south to take on the Lady Toppers, just the second time any Fighting Irish athletic team has made the trip to Bowling Green. In its last time out, WKU finished as the runner-up in the 2017 Hawkeye Challenge last weekend, defeating No. 16 Missouri, 79-76, before falling against the host Hawkeyes in a 104-97 overtime shootout. Ivy Brown and Tashi...

    WKU will welcome its highest-ranked foe since 2013 into E.A. Diddle Arena on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. as No. 6/5 Notre Dame makes the trip south to take on the Lady Toppers, just the second time any Fighting Irish athletic team has made the trip to Bowling Green. In its last time out, WKU finished as the runner-up in the 2017 Hawkeye Challenge last weekend, defeating No. 16 Missouri, 79-76, before falling against the host Hawkeyes in a 104-97 overtime shootout. Ivy Brown and Tashi...

  • Three Wildcats Volleyball Players Garner SEC Awards

    Three Wildcats Volleyball Players Garner SEC Awards

    Monday, November 13 2017 7:30 PM EST2017-11-14 00:30:38 GMT
    Ashley Dusek (5) may not be able to whistle, but there's not much else she can't do on the volleyball court. (UK Athletics Photo)Ashley Dusek (5) may not be able to whistle, but there's not much else she can't do on the volleyball court. (UK Athletics Photo)
    After two Southeastern Conference road wins over Alabama and Auburn last week, three members of the Kentucky volleyball team brought home multiple awards for their performances. Senior Ashley Dusek was named both SEC Player and Defensive Player of the Week, sophomore Leah Edmond won SEC Offensive Player of the Week and freshman Madison Lilley won SEC Setter of the Week. Dusek won her first Player and Defensive Player of the Week awards following stellar defensive performances a...
    After two Southeastern Conference road wins over Alabama and Auburn last week, three members of the Kentucky volleyball team brought home multiple awards for their performances. Senior Ashley Dusek was named both SEC Player and Defensive Player of the Week, sophomore Leah Edmond won SEC Offensive Player of the Week and freshman Madison Lilley won SEC Setter of the Week. Dusek won her first Player and Defensive Player of the Week awards following stellar defensive performances a...
  • EKU's Mayo OVC Player of the Week; Boyd Freshman of the Week

    EKU's Mayo OVC Player of the Week; Boyd Freshman of the Week

    Monday, November 13 2017 7:00 PM EST2017-11-14 00:00:38 GMT
    Eastern Kentucky University junior Nick Mayo was voted the Ohio Valley Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week, while freshman Dedric Boyd was tabbed the OVC Co-Freshman of the Week on Monday. The honors come on the heels of EKU’s come-from-behind 73-72 win at Rice in the Colonels’ season opener on Friday night. Mayo went for his sixth-career double-double against the Owls, scoring 25 points and pulling down a career-high 12 rebounds. The 6-9 forward fro...
    Eastern Kentucky University junior Nick Mayo was voted the Ohio Valley Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week, while freshman Dedric Boyd was tabbed the OVC Co-Freshman of the Week on Monday. The honors come on the heels of EKU’s come-from-behind 73-72 win at Rice in the Colonels’ season opener on Friday night. Mayo went for his sixth-career double-double against the Owls, scoring 25 points and pulling down a career-high 12 rebounds. The 6-9 forward fro...
  • Kentucky Women's Basketball Enters Associated Press Poll at No. 25

    Kentucky Women's Basketball Enters Associated Press Poll at No. 25

    Monday, November 13 2017 6:19 PM EST2017-11-13 23:19:59 GMT
    @KentuckyWBB@KentuckyWBB
    After an impressive start to the season with wins against Sacramento State and Gardner-Webb inside Memorial Coliseum, the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team has entered The Associated Press Top 25 this week at No. 25. Kentucky (2-0) began the season receiving votes in both the AP and USA Today/Coaches’ Top 25. It marked the eighth straight year that Kentucky started the year ranked or receiving votes in both preseason listings. The Wildcats started the re...
    After an impressive start to the season with wins against Sacramento State and Gardner-Webb inside Memorial Coliseum, the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team has entered The Associated Press Top 25 this week at No. 25. Kentucky (2-0) began the season receiving votes in both the AP and USA Today/Coaches’ Top 25. It marked the eighth straight year that Kentucky started the year ranked or receiving votes in both preseason listings. The Wildcats started the re...
  • GQ Names Colin Kaepernick 'Citizen Of The Year'

    GQ Names Colin Kaepernick 'Citizen Of The Year'

    Monday, November 13 2017 5:30 PM EST2017-11-13 22:30:45 GMT
    Ed Clemente / MGNEd Clemente / MGN
    (AP) Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ magazine's "Citizen of the Year" for his activism. Kaepernick began kneeling instead of standing during the national anthem last season to protest racial inequality and police brutality. The demonstration sparked a wave of NFL protests by players during the anthem that repeatedly have been denounced by President Donald Trump. Kaepernick parted ways with the San Francisco 49ers in March and hasn't been signed by ...
    (AP) Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ magazine's "Citizen of the Year" for his activism. Kaepernick began kneeling instead of standing during the national anthem last season to protest racial inequality and police brutality. The demonstration sparked a wave of NFL protests by players during the anthem that repeatedly have been denounced by President Donald Trump. Kaepernick parted ways with the San Francisco 49ers in March and hasn't been signed by ...
  • Cal Talks About Playing Kansas Tuesday Night

    Cal Talks About Playing Kansas Tuesday Night

    Monday, November 13 2017 4:28 PM EST2017-11-13 21:28:00 GMT
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    Calipari on playing Kansas: On playing three games in five days … “It’s OK. I mean, I didn’t want to do back-to-back games with this team, especially when I knew what the second game was going to be. I knew they’d be good. I didn’t know they’d be that good. When I say good, what they do is they’re a great execution team. They’re a veteran team, and that guard (Trae Bell-Haynes) put his name in the draft and then took his name ou...

    Calipari on playing Kansas: On playing three games in five days … “It’s OK. I mean, I didn’t want to do back-to-back games with this team, especially when I knew what the second game was going to be. I knew they’d be good. I didn’t know they’d be that good. When I say good, what they do is they’re a great execution team. They’re a veteran team, and that guard (Trae Bell-Haynes) put his name in the draft and then took his name ou...

  • Kentucky Ranks At No. 7 In AP Poll

    Kentucky Ranks At No. 7 In AP Poll

    Monday, November 13 2017 3:50 PM EST2017-11-13 20:50:47 GMT
    @KentuckyMBB@KentuckyMBB

    (AP) Duke is No. 1 in The Associated Press' first regular-season poll of the 2017-18 season.      The Blue Devils were No. 1 in the preseason poll and received 34 of 65 first-place votes from a national media in the AP Top 25 released Monday after winning their first two games.      No. 2 Michigan State received 13 first-place votes, No. 3 Arizona got 16 and No. 4 Kansas had 2. Duke had 32 first-place votes in the preseason poll.      Villa...

    (AP) Duke is No. 1 in The Associated Press' first regular-season poll of the 2017-18 season.      The Blue Devils were No. 1 in the preseason poll and received 34 of 65 first-place votes from a national media in the AP Top 25 released Monday after winning their first two games.      No. 2 Michigan State received 13 first-place votes, No. 3 Arizona got 16 and No. 4 Kansas had 2. Duke had 32 first-place votes in the preseason poll.      Villa...

  • Ware Wins Weekly SEC Honor

    Ware Wins Weekly SEC Honor

    Monday, November 13 2017 12:35 PM EST2017-11-13 17:35:37 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -- Kentucky's Denzil Ware has been named Co-Defensive Lineman of the Week by the Southeastern Conference. Ware, a junior, received the weekly honor for the second time this season and the third time in his career, according to University of Kentucky Athletics. Ware's play feature in Kentucky's 44-21 win over Nashville last weekend. Ware, who is from Opp, Alabama, recorded three tackles, including two quarterback sacks. Standing 6-foot-2 and weighing 245 poun...

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -- Kentucky's Denzil Ware has been named Co-Defensive Lineman of the Week by the Southeastern Conference. Ware, a junior, received the weekly honor for the second time this season and the third time in his career, according to University of Kentucky Athletics. Ware's play feature in Kentucky's 44-21 win over Nashville last weekend. Ware, who is from Opp, Alabama, recorded three tackles, including two quarterback sacks. Standing 6-foot-2 and weighing 245 poun...

  • Game Time Announced For UK, UofL Matchup

    Game Time Announced For UK, UofL Matchup

    Monday, November 13 2017 12:18 PM EST2017-11-13 17:18:12 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - The highly anticipated Governor's Cup game at Kroger Field now has a start time.

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - The highly anticipated Governor's Cup game at Kroger Field now has a start time.

  • UK Alumni Association hosting Champions Classic pregame event

    UK Alumni Association hosting Champions Classic pregame event

    Monday, November 13 2017 10:17 AM EST2017-11-13 15:17:01 GMT
    The UK Alumni Association is hosting a pregame event at the Kaiser Tiger, 1415 W. Randolph St. in Chicago before Kentucky takes on Kansas in the Champions Classic on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Doors open at 11 a.m. (seating available on a first-come, first-served basis). Drink specials and spirit items will be available.  A shuttle bus will be available from Kaiser Tiger to the United Center from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (courtesy of Kaiser Tiger). Do not miss an afternoon and evening fu...
    The UK Alumni Association is hosting a pregame event at the Kaiser Tiger, 1415 W. Randolph St. in Chicago before Kentucky takes on Kansas in the Champions Classic on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Doors open at 11 a.m. (seating available on a first-come, first-served basis). Drink specials and spirit items will be available.  A shuttle bus will be available from Kaiser Tiger to the United Center from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (courtesy of Kaiser Tiger). Do not miss an afternoon and evening fu...
  • 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. ...

  • Former Eagle Brent Arrington Set To Play For The NBA G-League's Greensboro Swarm

    Former Eagle Brent Arrington Set To Play For The NBA G-League's Greensboro Swarm

    Thursday, October 26 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-10-26 21:44:02 GMT

    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 ...
    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 ...
  • 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
    (Keith Taylor Photo)(Keith Taylor Photo)

    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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  • KSP: Multiple Stolen Items Recovered After Executing Search Warrant

    KSP: Multiple Stolen Items Recovered After Executing Search Warrant

    Friday, November 17 2017 1:46 PM EST2017-11-17 18:46:20 GMT
    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) KSP announced that Thursday night, they worked with multiple agencies to serve a search warrant on a residence on East Loudon Avenue.  The search warrant was executed at 249 East Loudon Avenue by KSP Posts 6 and 12, ATF, the Boone County Sheriff's Office, and Lexington Metro. The search warrant was in relation to a multi-county/state investigation into a string of vehicle break-ins and threats. Numerous guns and other items that had been stolen from vehi...
    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) KSP announced that Thursday night, they worked with multiple agencies to serve a search warrant on a residence on East Loudon Avenue.  The search warrant was executed at 249 East Loudon Avenue by KSP Posts 6 and 12, ATF, the Boone County Sheriff's Office, and Lexington Metro. The search warrant was in relation to a multi-county/state investigation into a string of vehicle break-ins and threats. Numerous guns and other items that had been stolen from vehi...
  • Man Sentenced For DUI Crash That Killed Best Friend

    Man Sentenced For DUI Crash That Killed Best Friend

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:15 PM EST2017-11-18 00:15:01 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)  - The driver in a deadly DUI crash apologized in court for his actions before being sentenced to 7 years.

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)  - The driver in a deadly DUI crash apologized in court for his actions before being sentenced to 7 years.

  • Questions Still Surround Richmond Woman's Death, Friends Try To Help

    Questions Still Surround Richmond Woman's Death, Friends Try To Help

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:08 AM EST2017-11-17 14:08:41 GMT
    RICHMOND, Ky (LEX 18) - The death of Tammy Masters Alexander is still shrouded in mystery. The coroner told LEX 18 that the woman was found dead inside her Richmond apartment and that there were a lot of "red flags." A neighbor noticed the woman's dogs were loose and went into the apartment to let Tammy know. When she entered, she found her lying on the ground with a pistol close by. Her cause of death was a gunshot wound to her head. Police have not classified this d...
    RICHMOND, Ky (LEX 18) - The death of Tammy Masters Alexander is still shrouded in mystery. The coroner told LEX 18 that the woman was found dead inside her Richmond apartment and that there were a lot of "red flags." A neighbor noticed the woman's dogs were loose and went into the apartment to let Tammy know. When she entered, she found her lying on the ground with a pistol close by. Her cause of death was a gunshot wound to her head. Police have not classified this d...
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