UK Hoops snaps three-game losing streak against Arkansas

sports@kykernel.com UK Hoops snapped a three-game losing streak on Thursday by defeating Arkansas 56-51 at the Bud Walton Arena. The Cats led for most of the game, with Arkansas’ only lead coming from the first basket at 2-0. But the Razorbacks made it interesting for UK, cutting a 10-plus point deficit down to single digits […]

Hoops boosts confidence in road win

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By Joshua Huff jhuff@kykernel.com UK Hoops can finally breathe a sigh of relief. After three straight losses, the Cats were in danger of slipping even further down the SEC standings, jeopardizing a potential bye in the conference tournament. While a bye remains a question whether than a definite, the 56-51 win against Arkansas on Thursday […]

UK gymnastics to face reigning national champion Florida

Kayla Hartley competes during her floor routine on Friday, February 20, 2015 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

  By Madison Tinder sports@kykernel.com After a record-breaking weekend for No. 25 UK gymnastics against Arkansas on Friday, the Cats now travel to Gainesville, Fl. to take on back-to-back national champion Florida. The match is Florida’s annual Link to Pink match, which is aimed at raising awareness and prevention for breast cancer. Both teams will […]

Cauley-Stein a finalist for Oscar Robertson Trophy

Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein dunks the ball during the second half of the University of Kentucky Men's Basketball game versus University of Florida basketball game at O'Connell Center in Gainesville , Fl., on Saturday, February 7, 2015. . Photo by Jonathan Krueger | Staff

UK Basketball forward Willie Cauley-Stein was named as a finalist for the 2015 Oscar Robertson Trophy by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association on Thursday. Cauley-Stein, according to UK Athletics, is one of 15 finalists. The award will be presented at the Devon Energy College Basketball Awards on April 14 at the National Cowboy and Western […]

Ex-Louisville guard Chris Jones pleads not guilty to rape, sodomy

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Former Louisville basketball player Chris Jones pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and sodomy on Thursday after surrendering himself to the court. According to the police report, Jones, Jalen D. Tilford and Tyvon Julah Walker are accused of attacking, raping and sodomizing two women on Saturday. Of the two victims, one being 19-years old and […]

UK Athletics announces partnership with Keeneland, Maker’s Mark

Second floor of new CATS facility. Photo courtesy of UK Athletics.

By Kevin Erpenbeck kerpenbeck@kykernel.com UK Athletics announced a new partnership with Keeneland and Maker’s Mark on Tuesday in plans of funding for an expansion to the Center for Academic and Tutorial Services. As part of the expansion, a new tutorial facility will be included in the planned football training center being built on the south […]