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Tickets for annual men’s basketball Blue-White Scrimmage available on Monday

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Tickets for the men’s basketball Blue-White scrimmage go on sale beginning Monday at 9 a.m. The annual Blue-White scrimmage is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 27, in Rupp Arena at 7:00 p.m.   Tickets will be available online through Ticketmaster.com or …

UK men’s basketball schedule finalized, features 32 nationally televised contests

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  The remainder of the Kentucky men’s basketball start times and television information are finalized, leaving the Wildcats with 32 nationally televised contests this year on either the SEC Network, ESPN’s family of channels (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU) or CBS.   …

Kentucky women’s basketball team begins practice engulfed by Big Blue Madness fans

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  The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team had its first full team practice Wednesday at the Joe Craft Center, as head coach Matthew Mitchell opened his eighth season at the helm of the Wildcats.   Kentucky practiced for an …

UK exhibition game with Georgetown pushed back to Nov. 9, will be on The SEC Network

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The Kentucky-Georgetown College men’s basketball exhibition game, initially slated for Nov. 7, will now be played Sunday, Nov. 9 in Rupp Arena. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. and the game will be televised live on The SEC Network.   …

Former Kentucky Wesleyan player Keith added to WKU women’s basketball staff

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Erin Keith has joined the Western Kentucky Lady Topper basketball staff as a graduate assistant, associate head coach Greg Collins announced.   “We are excited to have Erin join our staff as a graduate assistant,” said Collins. “I’ve known Erin …

Big Blue Madness tickets available Saturday, but fans asked not to set up camp too soon

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  Tickets for the 2014 Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena will be available Saturday, beginning at 7 a.m. at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Euclid Avenue and online at Ticketmaster.com. Madness, the first open practice opportunity for UK’s …

Former Morehead star Faried earns spot on All-Tournament team as U.S. captures gold

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  The United States Basketball Team, which includes former Morehead State star and current Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried as well as former Kentucky Wildcats DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis, captured a gold medal in the 2014 FIBA (International Basketball …

Morehead State’s women’s basketball slate features early dates with Wildcats, Indiana

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  Morehead State has finalized its 2014-15 women’s basketball schedule and the 29-game slate features six dates against postseason teams from a year ago, including Southeastern Conference member Kentucky and Big Ten opponent Indiana.   Game times will be announced …

Louisville women’s inaugural season in ACC features six regional, national TV appearances

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  The University of Louisville women’s basketball team’s much-anticipated Atlantic Coast Conference schedule, released by the league office, features eight games in the KFC Yum Center and six regionally or nationally televised contests.   Among the top-rated leagues for women’s …

Sports Notes: Can Wildcats give Gators a run for their money? It’s possible and here’s how

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  Two games, one a scintillating, feel-good victory to open the season, the other a “well, at least it was a win” showing that left fans and apparently more that a few players wishing for a better performance.   In …

WKU slate includes Thanksgiving NIT
Tip-Off spot in Madison Square Garden

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Western Kentucky’s men’s basketball team will play three games in the 2014 NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament against opponents who all won at least 20 games and played in the postseason a season ago, including a Thanksgiving night contest at the …

Home match with West Virginia, road game with Wisconsin highlight NKU basketball slate

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  Road contests against a pair of Big Ten schools – Wisconsin and Nebraska – provide an attractive and challenging opening to the 2014-15 season for the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team, but a home meeting with Big 12′s West …

Eagles’ basketball schedule includes big matchups with Ohio State, Cincinnati, UNLV

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  Morehead State has finalized its 2014-15 men’s basketball schedule, a 31-game slate that features 10 dates against postseason teams from a year ago, including Big Ten Conference member Ohio State and American Athletic Conference opponent Cincinnati.   “We are …

Sports Notes: Second-half defensive effort gave UK’s Stoops something to stew over

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  Given the kind of football seasons Kentucky has put together the past two years, it’s hard to find much negative to say about the Wildcats’ 59-14 win Saturday before 50,000 fans in Commonwealth Stadium.   But being a coach, …

UK Hoops SEC schedule includes pair of matchups with Tennessee, South Carolina

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  The Southeastern Conference announced its 14-team, 16-game women’s basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season and Kentucky’s slate is highlighted by eight home matchups, including battles in Memorial Coliseum with Florida, Tennessee, Texas A&M and South Carolina as well as …