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LEXINGTON, Ky. - It may not be the most stunning trophy in the sports world, but the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team isn’t shy about showing off its national championship trophy.

Over the past month the wood and gold-plated trophy has been kissed by the players, sat in the Cincinnati Reds dugout, and this week a Lexington baker even made a cake that looks like the trophy. It's made stops across the state from Ashland to Paducah.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - $250,000 in prize money, a Rolex watch, and pride aren't the only things at stake during the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event underway at the Kentucky Horse Park this weekend.  Equestrians will also be trying to earn a spot on their country’s Olympic team.

Zenyatta Becomes a Mom, Gives Birth to Colt

Mar 9, 2012

VERSAILLES, Ky. -  Zenyatta, the Horse of the Year who won 19 of 20 races during her stellar career, has given birth for the first time.

Jockey Club Website to Show Horse Injuries

Mar 6, 2012

NEW YORK - A new website created by The Jockey Club allows racetracks to publish their statistics on injuries or fatalities to horses.

The website, announced Monday, will include statistics from 15 North American tracks, including New York's three major tracks and two of California's three biggest tracks, along with Keeneland in Kentucky.

Miller Leads UK Over Georgia in Senior Night Win

Mar 2, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky.  Darius Miller hit five 3-pointers and finished with 17 points, and Kentucky beat Georgia 79-49 on Thursday night to extend the nation's longest home winning streak to 52 games.

"We all had it going. We all had a lot of fun tonight," Miller said. "I think that's how it should be in our last home game."

Kentucky (29-1, 15-0 Southeastern Conference) made an emphatic statement in its final game at Rupp Arena this season with an offensive flurry that nearly equaled the furious defensive effort the Wildcats have given all season.

Lexington, KY – The University of Kentucky Men's Basketball team begins its latest quest to capture an eighth national championship. To do that, they'll have to eclipse the success, and erase the disappointment, of last year's historic squad. WUKY student Reporter Adam Warner has this preview.

2008-09 Schedule
Date Opponent Live TV Time
Nov. 3 (Mon) MISSOURI - ST. LOUIS [Exh.] / 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 7 (Fri) TBA [Exh.] / 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 18 (Tue) at North Carolina 9:00 p.m.
Nov. 22 (Sat) 1 DELAWARE STATE / Noon
Nov. 24 (Mon) 1 LONGWOOD / 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 28 (Fri) 2 vs. Kansas State 11:59 p.m.
Nov. 29 (Sat) 2 vs. West Virginia/Iowa TBA 7:30/10:30 p.m.
Dec. 3 (Wed) LAMAR 7:00 p.m.
Dec. 6 (Sat) MIAMI (FL) 5:30 p.m.