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  • True Blue Fans Celebrate The Wildcats At Rupp Arena Play Video

    April 8, 2014 4:14 PM

    The Wildcats celebration was short and sweet at Rupp Arena Tuesday afternoon as fans welcomed the team back from the Final Four Tournament in Arlington, Texas. It was everything the Cats fans wanted: to see the team in person after a successful season, despite the loss against Connecticut Monday... more »
  • Smaller Crowd Than Expected Line Up For Rupp Celebration Play Video

    April 8, 2014 1:01 PM

    It didn't take long for UK fans to camp out overnight for tickets to welcome home the Cats at Rupp Arena, but it wasn't the crowd many were hoping to see. It was a slow morning at Rupp Arena's ticket office Tuesday with only several hundred people came out... more »
  • Kentucky's Slow Progression Meets End Of Road

    April 7, 2014 4:36 AM

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Losses are no easier to stomach in November than in March, Kentucky coach John Calipari makes clear, but they are somewhat easier to accept if they are the byproduct of progress. You see, sometimes you have to take a step or two backward to make giant... more »
  • Blood Donors Can Prove They Bleed Blue Or Red

    March 26, 2014 11:22 AM

    The Kentucky Wildcats will take on the Louisville Cardinals on Friday, and the Kentucky Blood Center is letting their donors join in the March Madness while helping save lives. When people donate blood Thursday or Friday this week, they will receive a blue and red game-day shirt. "We... more »
  • Kentucky And Louisville Meet In Bluegrass Showdown

    March 24, 2014 6:19 PM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - It's Kentucky and Louisville, one more time. One of college basketball's fiercest rivalries takes center stage Friday night when the Wildcats and defending national champion Cardinals meet in the Sweet 16 in Indianapolis. The Bluegrass State showdown will take place at Lucas Oil Stadium, home... more »
  • Wildcats To Face Louisville Friday In Indianapolis In Sweet 16

    March 24, 2014 12:34 PM

    UK will play Louisville at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis in the Regional Semifinal round of the Men's Basketball NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 28th. Tip-off is scheduled for approximately 9:45 p.m. ET on CBS. Fans may check Ticketmaster for NCAA tournament tickets, or the NCAA Ticket Exchange , the... more »
  • Mark Stoops on National Signing Day

    February 5, 2014 3:34 PM

    Kentucky Football coach Mark Stoops on National Signing Day: COACH STOOPS: Excited to have everybody here. Great day for us. To wrap up this 2014 class, you know, just a great day. We feel like we closed just like we started, just very strong. We signed players from... more »
  • Hey UK Fans: What Changes Do You Want To See Inside Rupp Arena?

    January 2, 2014 10:32 AM

    Mayor Jim Gray today invited Cats fans everywhere to take part in a public meeting and public survey focusing on plans for the fan experience inside Rupp Arena. "We're having a public meeting to talk a little about plans for Rupp, but most importantly to hear from fans...what kinds... more »
  • UK Could End Up Being Great In March

    January 1, 2014 10:50 AM

    James Young picture is perfect....we have two in the system...one he's dunking When it comes to potential, Mike DeCourcy, the basketball guru for Sporting News, whose been close with Cal since they both lived in Pittsburgh has always believed this team can be special. "I've always believed that the... more »
  • Coach Stoops Postgame Quotes vs Tennessee

    November 30, 2013 11:43 PM

    An Interview With: COACH STOOPS COACH STOOPS: All right. Tough way to lock up the season. You know, frustrating loss, but give credit to Tennessee. They played better than us, made plays when they needed to, coached better than us. And so kind of just seems like that's the... more »
  • Commonwealth Stadium Designs Revealed

    November 25, 2013 7:26 PM

    Designs for the $110 million renovation of Commonwealth Stadium were revealed Monday afternoon at a news conference at the Nutter Field House. Media and several hundred fans were in attendance to see artist renderings of the remade facility, which will have a new look both inside and outside. The... more »
  • Stallworth Named To Wooden Award Preseason Top 30 List

    October 23, 2013 3:11 PM

    University of Kentucky women's basketball senior forward DeNesha Stallworth was named to the John R. Wooden Award Women's Preseason Top 30 today announced the Los Angeles Athletic Club. The list is comprised of 30 student-athletes who are the early front-runners for college basketball's most prestigious honor. The list is chosen... more »
  • Kentucky Prepares For Mississippi State

    October 22, 2013 7:19 PM

    LEXINGTON (AP) - Facing an unranked opponent for a change doesn't necessarily mean that Kentucky has it easier. But after four straight losses to ranked opponents, including a 48-7 drubbing by No. 1 Alabama 10 days ago, the Wildcats might find Mississippi State a more manageable opponent. Kentucky... more »
  • Kentucky Changes QBs; Smith To Start This Week

    September 2, 2013 1:07 PM

    LEXINGTON (AP) - Kentucky coach Mark Stoops knew getting the Wildcats on track would take a lot of work. Saturday's 35-26 loss to Western Kentucky reinforced that notion and raised more questions for the first-year coach. He addressed an important issue on Monday, naming sophomore Maxwell Smith to replace Jalen... more »
  • UK Leads Nation In D-I Basketball Attendance

    August 16, 2013 8:52 AM

    Big Blue Nation showed that its appetite for basketball cannot be matched as Kentucky claimed the 2013 Division I basketball attendance title. It was the eighth straight season, and the 17th time in the last 18 years, that UK led the NCAA in attendance. A total of 415,775... more »
  • Calipari Confirms Wiltjer Leaving UK Play Video

    June 24, 2013 5:45 PM

    UK basketball coach John Calipari confirmed Monday afternoon that junior-to-be Kyle Wiltjer will be leaving the Kentucky basketball team. Wiltjer, a 6-foot-10 forward from Portland, Oregon, released a statement saying, "I would like to take this moment to thank Coach Cal, the entire staff, my teammates and the BBN... more »
  • Study Claims Louisville Is No. 1 And Kentucky Is No. 7 Fanbase

    May 29, 2013 2:20 PM

    Anyway you spin this, True Blue Fans won't like it. It's bad enough to be ranked so low, but to be that far behind Louisville won't make the most of the Commonwealth happy. Emory Sports Marketing Analytics put did a study to try and determine which college basketball program... more »
  • Nerlens Noel & Archie Goodwin Prepare For NBA Draft

    May 21, 2013 2:51 PM

    Nerlens Noel might find out tonight where he is going to play in the NBA. With 14 teams in the NBA Lottery Tuesday night, Orlando has the best odds at picking first. They have a 25% chance of picking whoever they want. Charlotte, with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. has the second... more »
  • Alternate Road Uniforms For UK At Tennessee

    February 13, 2013 12:31 PM

    Kentucky will wear an alternate away uniform design when it faces Tennessee on the road Saturday. UK will suit up in blue Nike Hyper Elite jerseys and shorts as one of 12 select institutions chosen to wear commemorative uniforms on a one-time basis this season. This marks the... more »
  • Phillips Pleased with First Scrimmage

    August 11, 2012 9:23 PM

    On Friday, Kentucky football coach Joker Phillips said he was looking for intense competition during his team's first preseason scrimmage and that's what he got Saturday afternoon at Commonwealth Stadium. "(It was) Really competitive," Phillips said afterward. "We had an old-school scrimmage, 140-something plays, just wanted to put the ball... more »
  • Pep Rally Planned Prior To UK Game In Louisville

    March 13, 2012 10:37 AM

    The Kentucky Wildcat basketball team will play in the NCAA tourney for the 52nd time Thursday. The Greater Louisville UK Alumni Club will host a pre-game gathering at Patrick O'Shea's prior to Thursday's 6:50 p.m. game against the winner of the Mississippi Valley State - Western Kentucky matchup. ... more »
  • UK Volleyball Ends Season Ranked No. 13 In The Nation

    December 21, 2011 12:35 PM

    For the second time in three seasons, the university of Kentucky volleyball team finished the season ranked among the nation's top15, according to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) poll. The Cats closed out the 2011 campaign ranked No. 13 in the nation. Kentucky was ranked No. 12... more »
  • Miss. State, Kentucky Meet With Bowl Aspirations

    October 28, 2011 8:40 AM

    (AP) - The annual Mississippi State-Kentucky football game doesn't often generate a lot of national headlines or even much interest within the Southeastern Conference. It'll be the same way this season when the two teams meet on Saturday in Lexington. No national rankings. No chance at an SEC title. Very... more »
  • President Obama Calls Calipari, Wildcats

    January 26, 2010 3:08 PM

    President Barack Obama called Kentucky coach John Calipari to praise the program - and to caution the top-ranked Wildcats. The country's No. 1 college basketball fan thanked Calipari and his players Tuesday for helping to raise more than $1 million for Haitian earthquake relief. Then Obama counseled them to keep... more »
  • Door Open For UK To Take Top Spot In Polls

    January 19, 2010 7:20 AM

    The nation's top-ranked college basketball team fell Monday night, opening the door for the University of Kentucky to climb into the number one spot. Tenth ranked Kansas State beat No. 1 Texas 71-62, handing the Longhorns their first loss of the season. If second ranked Wildcats can notch a win... more »
  • Cats On Verge Of 2000th Win

    December 21, 2009 6:42 AM

    The University of Kentucky basketball team stands on the verge of making college basketball history. With a win over Drexel at Rupp Arena Monday night, Kentucky would become the first program to eclipse the 2000 win mark. Coach John Calipari says Drexel has a good enough defense to give the... more »
  • Guy Practices With Second Team, Remains Confident

    September 24, 2009 4:57 PM

    A week spent working with the second team defense in practice and an opponent ranked as the top team in the country has done little to dampen Winston Guy's confidence. The sophomore safety is leading the Cats in tackles through two games. It's a stat that surprises him, at... more »
  • Cats Must Stop Gators' Big Plays

    September 24, 2009 4:25 PM

    Tennessee failed to beat Florida but they may be the latest team to show how it could be done. The Gators held off Tennessee 23-13 on Sept. 19 but Tennessee managed to stay in the game well in to the fourth quarter despite being four touchdown underdogs. Florida... more »