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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 …

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 …

Weather forces Kentucky baseball squad to cancel first home week, head south for games

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  Due to continuing inclement weather in the central Kentucky area, the Kentucky baseball team has altered its home-opening week and will now travel to Port Charlotte, Fla., to play four games, facing off with Nebraska-Omaha, Northeastern and Mount St. …

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 …

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 …

New UK tutorial center will be constructed with support of Maker’s Mark, Keeneland

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  The University of Kentucky’s Center for Academic and Tutorial Services (CATS) – the first-of-its-kind support program in the nation for student athletes – will be expanded to include an additional tutorial center on the south side of the Lexington …

Sports Notes: Impressive numbers just keep accumulating for record-setting Wildcats

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  A few leftover tidbits from Kentucky’s win over Auburn Saturday, the Wildcats’ 27th victory to open the season and John Calipari’s 100th in Rupp Arena (against just four losses).   Coincidentally, sharp-shooting guard Tony Delk was in the house …

UK women drop a 67-59 Southeastern
Conference road decision to Mississippi

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  Tia Faleru had 16 points and eight rebounds, and Gracie Frizzell hit five 3-pointers to help Mississippi women snap a six-game losing streak against No. 13 Kentucky 67-59 on Monday night.   Frizzell finished with 15 points for Mississippi …

Former Major League Baseball executive Archey to head UK athletics marketing effort

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Paul J. Archey, the Major League Baseball (MLB) executive who oversaw MLB’s international growth and led the initiative to create the World Baseball Classic while the head of MLB International, is coming home to his roots to lead a new …

Career-high four RBI by Shelby powers UK baseball team to win; softball Cats finish 5-1

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  Behind a home run and a career-high four RBI game from sophomore JaVon Shelby, Kentucky posted a 12-7 win over No. 16 UC Santa Barbara to conclude its four-game swing in Southern California, on an overcast Sunday afternoon at …

Ashley Scoby: Calipari gets 100th win at Rupp as Wildcats slam Auburn to run streak to 27

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  You could say that No. 1 Kentucky won a basketball game on Saturday night.   But you could also say that No. 1 Kentucky put forth a soul-thrashing beat-down of the Auburn Tigers (110-75), initiated an intra-team dunk contest …

Ashley Scoby: While current Wildcats are making history, former gunner Delk lived it

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  In the midst of the best start to a Kentucky basketball season in history, let’s pause, and appreciate the past.   That will be the goal, at least for a few minutes, on Saturday when former Kentucky star Tony …

Five volleyball Wildcats participating in U.S. Women’s National team tryouts this weekend

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  Five University of Kentucky volleyball players will participate in the U.S. Women’s National Team Open Tryouts taking place Feb. 20-22 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Morgan Bergren, Kaz Brown, Ashley Dusek, Emily Franklin and Darian …