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UK Athletics

Kentucky's Big Blue Madness tipoff for its men's and women's teams is set for Oct. 16 at Rupp Arena.  Free tickets will be distributed on FRIDAY Oct. 2 at 10 p.m. to allow fans to attend the Wildcats' home football game against Eastern Kentucky the next day.  Campout and more ticket information for the highly popular workouts will be released later.

Six Former Wildcats Hear Their Names Called In NBA Draft

Jun 26, 2015
UK Athletics

It was another good night for the UK Men's Basketball program.  Six of seven eligible players heard their name called last night during the NBA draft.  Karl Anthony Towns was the overall number one pick.  He went to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

In Depth: What It Was Was Base Ball

May 30, 2015
Alan Lytle

Relief pitchers, free agents, designated hitters and sabermetrics are some of the more recent aspects of the game affectionately called "our national pastime," but as Alan Lytle recently discovered there are still places where people can see baseball in a more primitive, and arguably purer form.

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.