February 28, 2013 - 10:19am
Rupp Arena
UK showed no signs of a letdown coming off their huge win Saturday, jumping on Miss. St. early and cruising to an easy victory Wednesday night.
UK had every reason to mail in this game. Matching the energy and effort from an overtime win in front of a raucous crowd and a national audience isn’t easy. Neither is staying focused on your opponent when they’re the worst in your conference and have the lowest RPI of any school in a...
February 20, 2013 - 3:49pm
Red State Blue State Series cancels again
Bluegrass hoops fans have to wait a little longer to peer into the future.
The Kentucky Exposition Center announced that the Red State Blue State Series game scheduled for March 3 at Freedom Hall has been canceled. The game was to feature Monteverde Academy and Huntington Prep. If you hold tickets, go back to your point of purchase for a refund.This marks another blow for...
February 13, 2013 - 3:17pm
Nerlens
Florida gave itself some breathing room in the SEC East race by cruising past UK for the team’s first win in their last six tries against the Wildcats.
To say this was a bad night for the Cats would be an epic understatement. Not only did UK fail to collect its first win against a team ranked in the top 40 of the RPI, they may have lost star forward Nerlens Noel to a serious knee injury that left him screaming in pain on the O’Connell Center...
February 12, 2013 - 11:07am
Scratch Relaxin
In what is clearly the Cats’ biggest game of the year to this point, UK travels to #7 Florida with a chance to grab 1st place in the SEC East.
This has been a season of firsts for the University of Kentucky basketball team under John Calipari. UK has lost two home games, the first two of Calipari’s tenure, and lost to archrival Louisville for the first time since Coach Cal came to Lexington. Even the wins have drawn Calipari’s...
February 11, 2013 - 9:08am
It wasn’t the blowout that happened at Auburn three weeks ago, but UK won comfortably 72-62 Saturday afternoon at Rupp.
Behind another typically balanced effort, UK dispatched Auburn 72-62 Saturday afternoon in Lexington. Kyle Wiltjer led the Cats with 14 points, and Willie Cauley-Stein continued his strong play of late with 12 points and four rebounds in 19 minutes. Nerlens Noel added 10 points and 12 rebounds, and...