UK Standouts To Enter NBA Draft

Six members of the University of Kentucky national championship basketball team, including five underclassmen, will enter the NBA draft in June.      Freshmen Anthony Davis, Marquis Teague and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and sophomores Doron Lamb and Terrence Jones announced tonight that they will forego their college eligibility and enter the draft, along with senior Darius Miller. Davis […]

Thousands Welcome Wildcats Back to Lexington

From the Associated Press Kentucky coach John Calipari and his players returned home to throngs of adoring fans today after winning the school’s eighth NCAA championship Monday night. Blue-clad fans packed Rupp Arena and watched replays of Kentucky’s 67-59 win over Kansas. Senior Darius Miller carried the NCAA trophy as players stepped off a sleek […]

Kentucky Beats Kansas To Win Eighth National Title

The Kentucky Wildcats are the champions of the men’s NCAA basketball tournament. UK defeated Kansas 67-59 tonight in New Orleans to claim the school’s eighth national title. Kentucky led by as many as 18 points. The Jayhawks cut the lead to five late in the second half, but UK held on to claim the victory. […]

Kentucky and Kansas Battle for NCAA Championship

In New Orleans tonight, the Kentucky Wildcats and Kansas Jayhawks square off for the men’s NCAA basketball championship. This will be the teams’ second meeting this season. John Calipari’s Wildcats won the first matchup, a 75-65 victory in a November tournament in New York. “The thing in this game, it will come down to the […]

Kentucky Beats Louisville, Will Face Kansas in NCAA Final

The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Louisville Cardinals 69-61 tonight to reach the championship game of the men’s NCAA tournament. Anthony Davis led UK with 18 points, 14 rebounds and five blocked shots. U of L ends its season with a 30-10 record and its first Final Four appearance since 2005. The top-seeded Wildcats will face […]

UK, U of L Get Ready for Superdome Final Four Showdown

The UK and U of L basketball teams have been practicing today at the Superdome in New Orleans, where they will square off tomorrow evening in the NCAA Final Four. Thousands of Cards and Cats fans are also in New Orleans for the game, and many more will be watching at sports bars and house […]

Cards/Cats Showdown Puts Commonwealth in Bright Spotlight

The University of Louisville/University of Kentucky rivalry will reach new heights Saturday night when the Cards and the Cats clash in the NCAA Final Four in New Orleans. Some are calling it the biggest sporting event in the commonwealth’s history. Listen to the story: This has the feel of a Kentucky Derby week, with the […]

Federal Delegation Catches Basketball Fever

The upcoming battle in the NCAA Tournament’s Final Four between the Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky Wildcats has made its way to Washington, with members of the federal delegation marking the contest. Speaking on the Senate floor Wednesday, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., says Saturday’s game proves the commonwealth is the best college basketball state in […]

UK Women Fall to UConn in NCAA Tournament

The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team has been eliminated from the NCAA tournament. The Wildcats fell to Connecticut 80-65 Tuesday night in a regional final in Kingston, Rhode Island. UK finishes the season with a 28-7 record. UConn advances to its fifth straight Final Four appearance next week in Denver.

U of L, UK Heading to NOLA for Final Four

The Louisville Cards and Kentucky Wildcats are headed to New Orleans for their historic Final Four matchup Saturday. It’s their first NCAA tournament meeting since 1984. The teams play annually during the regular season, and UK won their New Year’s Eve game 69-62. Cards’ coach Rick Pitino says his team has changed over the past […]