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UK guards will be key against veteran Gators

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UK guards will be key against veteran Gators

For the first time since Dec. 3, the UK men’s basketball team is ranked in the Top 25. Following wins over Auburn and South Carolina last week, the Cats enter their big matchup with No. 7 Florida as the No. 25 team in Monday’s AP Poll.

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UK in the NBA: Wall regaining pre-injury form

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UK in the NBA: Wall regaining pre-injury form

John Wall headlined this past week as his Wizards notched three straight wins against the Clippers, Knicks and Nets, three of the better teams the NBA has to offer.

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Cats return to the Top 25

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Cats return to the Top 25

The UK men’s basketball team snuck back into the Top 25 Monday afternoon, for the first time since they dropped out on Dec. 3 following a two-loss week.

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The dirtiest ‘clean’ game ever played

Auburn played a clean game against UK on Saturday, according to head coach Tony Barbee.

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Cats’ toughness tested in 72-62 win over Auburn

A team of freshman needs a lot of things over the course of their inaugural season. They need to be tested in many different ways, all hopefully preparing them for the toughness of basketball in March.

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For the love and the game

Rupp Arena was packed with 24,000 jubilant fans celebrating UK’s first basketball national championship in 18 years. As the 1996 championship banner began ascending to the rafters, the crowd roared at a fever pitch.

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Cauley-Stein gives Cats an energy boost in return from injury

UK freshman forward Willie Cauley-Stein hadn’t seen more than 15 minutes of action in a game since the Cats’ home win against Tennessee on Jan. 15.

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Cats defeat South Carolina, move to 2nd in SEC

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Cats defeat South Carolina, move to 2nd in SEC

Five players scored in double figures as strong defense and sharp shooting led the Cats to a 77-55 win over South Carolina at Rupp Arena on Tuesday night.

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UK looks to keep streak rolling against South Carolina

The road can be a grueling and sometimes costly experience for a college basketball team, especially one as young as UK’s.

Lucky for the Cats, however, it was a rewarding one, as they return home to Rupp Arena Tuesday night to face South Carolina after two straight tough road wins in SEC play.

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UK in the NBA: Kidd-Gilchrist suffers concussion

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UK in the NBA: Kidd-Gilchrist suffers concussion

Week 14 in the NBA for former Cats was headlined by the injury suffered by Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of the Charlotte Bobcats. In the second half of the Saturday night game in Houston, Kidd-Gilchrist was fitted into a neck brace to keep him immobilized and was carted off the floor on a stretcher.

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