The University of Kentucky’s men’s basketball team is heading to Washington D.C. to meet President Barack Obama this Friday. Kentucky won its eight national championships this year, and the presidential meeting is typical for NCAA basketball champions. This is the Wildcats’ first White House visit since 1998. This is also the team’s first official visit to… Continue reading Kentucky Basketball Team to Visit White House
In college basketball this weekend, the Louisville Cardinals are on the road tomorrow night at Pittsburgh. U of L has lost three of its last four games; the Panthers have dropped seven straight. Cards’ coach Rick Pitino said today he wasn’t sure if leading scorer Kyle Kuric will play. Kuric sat out the last two… Continue reading College Basketball: Cards Visit Pitt Saturday
Christian Watford’s three-pointer at the buzzer gave unranked Indiana a 73-72 upset victory over the top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats today in Bloomington. The Hoosiers led by as many as ten points in the second half. UK came back to reclaim the lead and was ahead by two points when Indiana got the ball with about five… Continue reading College Basketball: Indiana Upsets No. 1 Kentucky
Tickets go on sale tomorrow for an exhibition basketball game later this month at the KFC Yum! Center featuring the Dominican national team. Some U of L fans are rankled that the visitors to the new home of the Cards will be coached by UK’s John Calipari, and their opponents will be a team of… Continue reading Dominican Team To Face Former UK Players In KFC Yum! Center
During Monday’s debate between the three Republican candidates for lieutenant governor, Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer continually reminded voters of his folk hero status as a basketball legend. Besides mentioning being “valedictorian of his elementary school class”, Farmer, who is running with state Senate President David Williams, accentuated being named Mr. Basketball in 1988, who… Continue reading Flash: Richie Farmer Played Basketball
Brandon Knight scored 22 points and DeAndre Liggins hit a key three-pointer late in the game to lead UK to its first national semifinal appearance since 1998.
The Wildcats take on West Virginia at noon Saturday in the East Regional in Tampa. Morehead State r meets Richmond at 5:00pm in the Southwest Regional in Denver. The Eagles are coming off Thursday’s one-point upset of Louisville.
The Wildcats will take on West Virginia Saturday. The Mountaineers defeated Clemson today to advance to the next round.
The win gives Connecticut an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament next week. U of L is expected to receive an at-large bid when the pairings are announced Sunday evening.
“You fans out there, you’re nuts. You’re crazy. I was just at a nursing home, retirement home, Brooks Place in Winchester, and a 96 year old lady grabs me. (She says) ‘you’ve got to work on their free throw shooting, coach.’