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UK’s Lyles earns Southeastern Conference Freshman of Week honors for second time

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  Trey Lyles was named SEC Freshman of the Week on Monday after a breakout week in which he led top-ranked Kentucky to a pair of wins, including a Southeastern Conference championship-clinching win over No. 18/16 Arkansas.   Lyles picked …

Kentucky women shine on Senior Day, deny No. 2 South Carolina an unbeaten SEC season

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  Both the Kentucky men’s team and the second-ranked South Carolina women were seeking to go undefeated in Southeastern Conference play. The Wildcats’ quest is still alive, but thanks to the UK women’s team, the Gamecocks will have to settle …

Colonels continue streak, top Tennessee Tech to enter OVC Tournament on a winning roll

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  Behind a career-high 35 points from Corey Walden, the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team clinched first place in the Ohio Valley Conference East Division and the No. 2 seed in next week’s league tournament with a 70-67 victory …

Ashley Scoby: Wildcats ‘remember last year,’ pay back Razorbacks with dominating win

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  Nine McDonald’s All-Americans are one thing. But nine McDonald’s All-Americans with motivation and a killer instinct is a whole new level, and it’s a level that No. 1 Kentucky reached Saturday in its 84-67 win over No. 18 Arkansas. …

Little used sophomore Gill provides lift, Cards prove they may have some life left after all

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  By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent   It had been a long, frustrating season for Louisville basketball player Anton Gill. The sophomore guard had played little and when he had gotten into a game hewas a non-factor most of the …

U.S. Basketball Writers Association makes Cauley-Stein a finalist for Robertson Trophy

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The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has named Kentucky junior forward Willie Cauley-Stein a finalist for the 2015 Oscar Robertson Trophy, to be presented to the association’s national player of the year.   Cauley-Stein is one of 15 finalists for the …

Goss, Wildcats spoil Senior Day for Arkansas, now turn attention to Sunday’s season finale

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  Bria Goss swiped one of her game-high four steals and scored a layup with just 15 seconds remaining to seal Kentucky’s 56-51 Southeastern Conference road win over Arkansas Thursday, ending the Wildcats’ three-game losing streak.   Goss also scored …

Colonels hold off Jacksonville, move another step closer to OVC East Championship

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  Eastern Kentucky University’s men’s basketball team held Jacksonville State University scoreless for the majority of the final three minutes, resulting in a 63-57 victory in McBrayer Arena on Thursday and keeping the Colonels in position to capture the Ohio …

Ashley Scoby: Arkansas looks good on paper, but will it be enough to bring Wildcats down?

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  If you put Arkansas’ season statistics in a bubble, they would look well-balanced and impressive.   Eight players average 14 minutes or more. Two players are in double figures scoring for the season (Bobby Portis with 18.3 points a …

Shocked and saddened Cardinals will try
to refocus, move on against Seminoles

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  By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent   Louisville’s basketball players will try to set aside their shock and sadness at the sexual assault charges against former teammate Chris Jones and get back to the business of basketball this weekend.   …

Dismissed Louisville guard Chris Jones enters not guilty pleas to charges of rape, sodomy

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By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent   LOUISVILLE–Former University of Louisville basketball player Chris Jones pleaded not guilty Thursday morning on charges of rape and sodomny involving two women, while UofL released a statement on the matter.   Judge Sheila Collins …

Jamie Vaught: Even a team of SEC All-Stars might not be able to challenge these Cats

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  The Wildcats, with a historic 28-0 mark, are still rolling along, enjoying a season of mostly blowouts.   No one in college basketball is able to find a way to stop Kentucky, which has been ranked No. 1 every …

Lyles, Aaron Harrison drive the offense as Wildcats extend streak to 28 wins in a row

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  Staff report   Less than five minutes into the second half Wednesday night, visiting Kentucky found itself locked in a tight four-point contest with Mississippi State.   A jumper by Roquez Johnson pulled the Bulldogs within 41-37 of the …

Colonels two victories away from clinching OVC East Division, No. 2 seed in tourney

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  There will be a lot on the line for both teams when the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team plays host to Jacksonville State University on Thursday.   The Colonels (17-10, 9-5 OVC), who defeated Austin Peay earlier in …

UK Hoops team tries to regain winning ways with conference road matchup at Arkansas

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  The No. 13/15 University of Kentucky women’s basketball team will try to get back to its winnings ways on Thursday night, as it travels to Fayetteville, Ark., to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks for an 8 p.m. game that …