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Saving Stories: UK And National Championships

Mar 26, 2015
UK Athletics

A highly talented basketball team, top ranked all season long, heavily favored to win a national title...sound familiar?  It should.  In this special edition of Saving Stories we recall Kentucky's triumphant march to the title in 1978.  Who better to talk about that historic run than Mr. Wildcat?  Bill Keightley served as the team's equipment manager until his death in 2008.

Top-Ranked Kentucky Holds Off Louisville 58-50

Dec 27, 2014

Tyler Ulis shook off a bloody cut by his right eye to score 12 key second-half points and lead top-ranked Kentucky to a hard-fought 58-50 victory over No. 4 Louisville on Saturday.

Kentucky, UCLA Announce Home And Home Series

Dec 8, 2014

Kentucky will face UCLA next season in a home-and-home series that will bring the Bruins to Rupp Arena for the first time in 2016.

Practice Tickets Sold At 'Maddening' Pace

Sep 20, 2014

Thousands of die-hard UK Basketball fans are already looking forward to a new season which gets under way at Big Blue Madness.

UK Fans Line Up For Madness Tickets

Sep 17, 2014

Camping season has officially opened at the University of Kentucky.

UK Alumni Game Canceled

Aug 13, 2014

The 2014 UK Alumni Charity Game, originally scheduled for Aug. 24, has officially been canceled.

UK's Calipari Signs Contract Extension-7 Years, $52.5M

Jun 5, 2014
UK Athletics

Guiding the Wildcats to the NCAA Championship Game has paid off big time for Coach John Calipari.

Win Or Lose, UK Plans Public Celebration For Wildcats

Apr 7, 2014

Kentucky has announced that it will celebrate the Wildcats' successful season on Tuesday at Rupp Arena.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team has announced its non-conference schedule for the upcoming season.

The Wildcats will play exhibition games versus Northwood and Transylvania before opening the season November 9 against Maryland as part of the Barclays Center Classic. That game will be followed by another neutral-court matchup against Duke on November 13.

Kentucky takes on nine non-conference teams at Rupp Arena, five of which had losing records last season.

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.

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