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Calipari adds pair of walk-on guards David and Pulliam to 2015-16 Kentucky roster

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  The Kentucky men’s basketball team has added Jonny David and Dillon Pulliam as walk-ons for the 2015-16 season.   With the addition of David and Pulliam, UK’s roster stands at 14 entering the 2015-16 academic year.   David, a …

Hilltoppers add pair of in-state players to roster, Hansbrough joins coaching staff

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Western Kentucky men’s basketball head coach Ray Harper has added Kentucky natives Keifer Dalton and Dylan Sanford to the Hilltoppers’ roster for the 2015-16 season along with Ben Hansbrough, who will serve as the program’s staff as coordinator of player …

Sports Notes: UofL athletics may be betting that some recruits will want to see the money

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  Most schools from the so-called “Power Five” conferences downplayed the impact that new cost of attendance scholarships would have on recruiting, particularly in football.   The prevailing argument seemed to be that a player who wanted to play for …

Mitchell’s Wildcats garner 13 national television appearances featuring SEC foes

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  On the heels of head coach Matthew Mitchell announcing Kentucky’s 2015-16 non-conference schedule last week, the Southeastern Conference announced the Wildcats’ 16-game conference slate Thursday, including 13 appearances on national television with the rest available on SEC Network+.   …

Kentucky State will take on UK in exhibition in first meeting of the schools since 2001

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  The Kentucky State University men’s basketball team will face the University of Kentucky in an exhibition game this season.   The game will take place Nov. 6 at Rupp Arena. Game time, TV network and ticket information are still …

Calipari adds another top tier recruit for coming season in Australian Humphries

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  Already loaded with one of the best recruiting classes in the country, the Kentucky men’s basketball team has bolstered its 2015-16 frontline with the addition of Australian big man Isaac Humphries, UK head coach John Calipari announced Thursday.   …

LSU replaces Florida as Kentucky’s primary basketball rival with Senior Day appearance

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  Seeking their second straight regular-season Southeastern Conference championship, the Kentucky Wildcats received their 2016 league schedule with the unveiling of the league slate on the SEC Network.   Kentucky will play all 13 SEC teams at least once during …

Midway picks former Lourdes University assistant Kenger to head basketball program

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John Kenger has been named head basketball coach and interim athletics director at Midway University.   Kenger joins the Eagles’ coaching staff after spending a season as an assistant coach for Lourdes University’s women’s basketball team.   “I’m excited to …

UK Hoops non-conference schedule includes marquee matchups with Duke, Louisville

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  Eight home games, including matchups with Duke and Louisville in Rupp Arena, and a road game at first-time opponent Arizona State, highlight Kentucky’s 2015-16 women’s basketball non-conference schedule.   Altogether, the Wildcats will face four teams that appeared in …

Tickets for exhibition featuring Kentucky and North Carolina professionals go on sale Friday

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  Tickets for the 2015 UK Men’s Basketball Alumni Charity Game on Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. in Rupp Arena will go on sale to the public on Friday at 10 a.m.   For the first time, a team of …

Cardinals set schedule for nine games against Puerto Rico National, Junior teams next week

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  Details have been set for the University of Louisville men’s basketball team’s exhibition games on its trip to Puerto Rico on Aug. 10-17.   The Cardinals will play a series of nine games over six days against the Puerto …

Tickets for UK-North Carolina Alumni Charity Game at Rupp Arena go on sale Aug. 14

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  Tickets for the 2015 UK men’s basketball Alumni Charity Game, which will be held Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. in Rupp Arena, will go on sale to the public on Aug. 14, at 10 a.m.   For the first …

$15 million Rupp Arena project includes new video, scoreboard array, wireless Internet

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  Rupp Arena will receive a $15 million dollar technology overhaul that includes a new center-hung video, audio and scoreboard array, wireless Internet for fans and patrons and major roof structure improvements so the arena can attract more concerts and …

Louisville pair of Walz, Moore continue winning ways at U.S. World Championship

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  Mariya Moore and head coach Jeff Walz are becoming unstoppable when teamed together with USA Basketball.   The duo helped lead the U.S. Women’s U-19 World Championship Team to gold on Sunday afternoon, beating host Russia 78-70 at the …

Kentucky recruit Murray puts on a show, guides Canada to silver in Pan Am Games

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  Step-back 3-pointers with the clock winding down. Key assists in crunch time. A block to ensure at least overtime. Jamal Murray even grabbed the game-clinching rebound.   You name it, Murray did it in leading the Canadian National Team …