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Bob Baffert Has Top 2 Early Favorites For Kentucky Derby

Apr 29, 2015

American Pharoah has been made the early 5-2 favorite for the 141st Kentucky Derby, with Dortmund the second choice in the full field of 20 horses, giving trainer Bob Baffert the top two choices on the morning line.

Seven Wildcats Leaving For NBA Draft

Apr 9, 2015

Kentucky has a lot of spots to fill now that a record seven players have announced they will enter the NBA draft.

Calipari Selected AP Coach Of The Year

Apr 3, 2015
UK Athletics

John Calipari, whose Kentucky team is the first in 24 years to reach the Final Four undefeated, has been selected The Associated Press' coach of the year.

Greg Echlin

Kentucky Junior forward Willie Cauley-Stein may be the best-known Kansas native to be a part of the Wildcats basketball program since former coach Adolph Rupp.  Cauley-Stein was named a consensus All-American this week and he’s poised to lead the undefeated Cats to a 9th national championship.   Greg Echlin reports on the big man’s humble beginnings.

Cauley-Stein Continues To Rack Up Honors

Mar 31, 2015
UK Athletics

Kentucky junior forward Willie Cauley-Stein, already considered a consensus All-American by the NCAA, was tabbed a 2015 John R. Wooden All-American on Monday. Cauley-Stein was one of 10 Wooden All-Americans announced on a 30-minute show on ESPNU on Monday.

Cats Survive And Advance To Final Four

Mar 28, 2015
UK Athletics

Pushed to the brink, Kentucky's still perfect and still playing.  Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds remaining, and the top-seeded Wildcats kept their unbeaten season and national title hopes intact with a 68-66 win over Notre Dame on Saturday night in the Midwest Regional final.

MVP Cauley Stein Keeps Cats Perfect Going Into Big Dance

Mar 15, 2015
UK Athletics

Willie Cauley-Stein scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and top-ranked Kentucky never trailed in beating No. 21 Arkansas 78-63 on Sunday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game.

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, along with Bayern and Main Sequence, are finalists for Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards.

UK Athletics

Kentucky tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator Vince Marrow has agreed to a contract extension through June 2018.

Kentucky Women Outlast Ole Miss 64-58

Jan 4, 2015

Linnae Harper had 12 points, 14 rebounds and forced a key turnover late to help No. 11 Kentucky come back and beat Mississippi 64-58 on Sunday.