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7:52 pm
Sat March 17, 2012

Marquette Rallies, Sends Murray State Home

LOUISVILLE, Ky.   Jae Crowder scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half, and Marquette used a late run to overcome Murray State, 62-53, Saturday, sending the Golden Eagles to the NCAA tournament's West Regional semifinals.

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7:29 pm
Sat March 17, 2012

UK Women Avoid The Upset, Top McNeese State 68-62

AMES, Iowa.  The University of Kentucky Women's team struggled mightily but finally put away the Cowgirls of McNeese State 68-62 in the opening round of the NCAA Women's Tournament.

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9:27 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Kentucky Overwhelms WKU In Tournament Debut

LOUISVILLE, Ky.   Terrence Jones had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Doron Lamb scored 16 and top-seeded Kentucky began its quest for an eighth national title with a staggering display of athleticism in an 81-66 victory over Western Kentucky on Thursday night.

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6:00 am
Wed March 14, 2012

Sweet Sixteen Brings An Economic Boost

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LexingtonCenter.com

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Sweet Sixteen tournament comes to Rupp Arena today – bringing with it scores of high school basketball players, boosters, and a sizable economic impact for Lexington. City officials are eager to keep it that way.  

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10:46 pm
Tue March 13, 2012

Improbable, Furious Comeback Earns Hilltoppers A Date With UK

DAYTON, Ohio   T.J. Price's three-point play with 16 seconds left completed Western Kentucky's furious comeback Tuesday night for a 59-58 victory over Mississippi Valley State in an NCAA tournament opener featuring a presidential audience.

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7:57 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

UK Women A Number Two Seed In Tournament, Face McNeese State On Saturday

LEXINGTON, Ky.  The SEC regular season champions were rewarded Monday night with a number two seed in the Kingston Regional of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament.  They will face number 15 McNeese State in the first round.  The game takes place in Ames, Iowa.

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6:57 pm
Sun March 11, 2012

UK Overall #1 Seed, Plays Either WKU or Miss. Valley State Thursday in Louisville

LEXINGTON, Ky.  The madness in March Madness began before the brackets even came out. Kentucky, Syracuse and North Carolina all earned top seeding for the NCAA tournament Sunday despite weekend losses that brought even more intrigue to the three-week, 67-game tournament.

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3:34 pm
Sun March 11, 2012

Kentucky Drops SEC Championship Game To Vanderbilt

NEW ORLEANS.  Jeffery Taylor scored 18 points and Vanderbilt rallied to beat No. 1 Kentucky 71-64 in the Southeastern Conference tournament championship game Sunday, ending the Wildcats' 24-game winning streak.

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12:31 pm
Sun March 11, 2012

Louisville Wins Second Big East Championship

NEW YORK .  Louisville beat an old foe to win a second Big East championship.  Chris Smith, with his brother who plays for the New York Knicks in the stands, scored 15 points and the Cardinals withstood a closing run by Cincinnati for a 50-44 victory Saturday night that sends the Cardinals to the NCAA tournament for the sixth straight year.

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3:34 pm
Sat March 10, 2012

UK Beats Florida, Will Play Vandy For Championship Sunday

NEW ORLEANS, La.  Anthony Davis had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 1 Kentucky held off Florida 74-71 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament.

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