Area Teams Open Play Thursday in NCAA Tournament

The men’s NCAA basketball tournament gets into full swing tomorrow, with four Kentucky teams and the Indiana Hoosiers taking the court. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers hope to extend their surprising post-season run with a victory against top-seeded Kentucky at the KFC Yum Center in Louisville. Tipoff is 6:50pm. Western freshman forward George Fant says he’ll […]

NCAA: Hilltoppers Win; Bellarmine Advances

Western Kentucky University earned its way into the men’s NCAA Tournament’s 64 team field with a 59-58 victory over Mississippi Valley State tonight. The Hilltoppers came back from a 16-point deficit with less than five minutes remaining to win the play-in game in Dayton, where the spectators included President Obama and British Prime Minister David […]

U of L, UK in Women’s NCAA Tournament

Louisville and Kentucky both begin play next weekend in the women’s NCAA basketball tournament. The pairings were announced tonight. The seventh seeded Cardinals will take on number ten seed Michigan State Saturday in College Park, Maryland. UK is a number two seed and will face 15th-seeded McNeese State Saturday in Ames, Iowa. The top seeds […]

NCAA Tournament: Pitino Predicts “Hard-Fought” Game With Davidson

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino says the Cards have their work cut out for them in the opening round of the NCAA basketball tournament. U of L takes on Davidson Thursday afternoon in Portland, Oregon. The Wildcats, based in North Carolina, are 25-7 overall and won the Southern Conference Tournament last week. Pitino […]

Pairings Set For Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament

The Kentucky Wildcats are the overall number one seed in the men’s NCAA basketball tournament and will open play this week at the KFC Yum Center in Louisville. UK ‘s first-round game is Thursday against the winner of Tuesday’s Western Kentucky/Mississippi Valley State play-in game. The Louisville Cards are a number four seed in the […]

Kentucky Falls In SEC Title Game

The Kentucky Wildcats were defeated today in the championship game of the men’s Southeastern Conference basketball tournament in New Orleans. UK fell to Vanderbilt 71-64, snapping the Wildcats’ 24 game winning streak and giving the Commodores their first SEC tournament title since 1951. The pairings for the men’s NCAA tournament will be announced this evening […]

College Basketball: U of L Wins Big East Tournament Title

The Louisville Cards are the champions of the 2012 Big East men’s basketball tournament. U of L defeated Cincinnati 50-44 last night to capture the title, its second Big East crown since joining the conference in 2005. The Kentucky Wildcats return to action today in the championship game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament in New […]

College Basketball: UK Reaches SEC Final; U of L in Big East Title Game

The Kentucky Wildcats defeated Florida 74-71 today to advance to the championship game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament in New Orleans. Doron Lamb, Terrence Jones, Anthony Davis, Marquis Teague and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist all scored in double figures for UK, which has won 24 straight and will face Vanderbilt tomorrow for the SEC Tournament title. The […]

College Basketball: U of L To Face Cincinnati For Big East Tournament Title

In college basketball, the Louisville Cards have advanced the championship game of the men’s Big East Tournament in New York City. U of L beat Notre Dame 64-50 tonight to reach the final. The Cards will take on Cincinnati at 9:00pm Saturday night in Madison Square Garden. The Bearcats made it to the final with […]