March 20, 2013 - 12:42pm
After missing the NCAA tournament for the first time under John Calipari, the Kentucky Wildcats quickly demonstrated they had little interest in the NIT, falling to Robert Morris 59-57 in Moon Township PA Tuesday night.
In John Calipari’s first three seasons at UK he consistently recruited the top high school players, had multiple first round picks, and made a deep tournament run every year. Now he’s got some time on his hands as the listless Wildcats were bounced from the NIT in the first round by...
March 18, 2013 - 8:31am
In the end, UK’s bad losses outweighed its good wins, especially in the wake of losing star player Nerlens Noel to injury, as they became the first defending champion to be left out of the NCAA tournament since 2010.
By the time the selection show rolled around, most UK fans were no longer deluding themselves.Despite defeating tournament teams Missouri and Florida in the final weeks of the season, UK wasn’t in the NCAA tournament field announced Sunday night. Despite 6 wins against the RPI top 100, UK was...
March 12, 2013 - 11:00am
Patti Joe Hedges-Ward is one of the most recognizeable names in women's basketball at Kentucky- and for good reason.
In 1976 the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team was beginning to gain momentum. The team that had recently been dubbed the Lady Cats had a new coach in Debbie Yow, who proved to be one of the most successful coaches in the program to date.Three years into her time in Lexington, Yow...
March 11, 2013 - 11:00am
Today Mike Casey is known as one of the greatest scorers to ever wear a Kentucky jersey, so it comes as little suprise that he is a Sports legend of the 'Ville.
Hall of Fame coach Adolph Rupp once said that Mike Casey “…was the best money player that (he) ever coached.” He went on to say that, “when there was money on the table, you wanted Mike Casey to have the ball in his hands.”High endorsement for the Shelbyville native,...
March 10, 2013 - 9:35am
Rupp Arena
UK earns its biggest win of the season, closing the game with an 11-0 run to dispatch Florida Saturday afternoon in Rupp Arena
For a while, it looked like yesterday's game was going to be a microcosm for UK's regular season.After valiantly fighting against the more talented Gators, UK seemed on the brink of the NIT after a Scotty Wilbekin 3-pointer put Florida up 57-50 with 7:36 left in the game. According to...