Terrence Jones's finger improving; Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 'fine'

UK's Terrence Jones drives to the basket against Arkansas - Little Rock at Freedom Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. Photo by Scott Hannigan | Staff

Terrence Jones said his finger is getting closer to being back to 100 percent. “It changes every game, just because of how it gets hit,” Jones said. “I’m icing it, getting treatment. It feels a lot better, though.” Jones has scored 21 points in the three games since returning from an injured finger. “We want […]

Mathies, Bishop aid a UK Hoops victory to Arkansas 84-72


The UK Hoops team capitalized on hot three-point shooting and stand-out performances from junior guard A’dia Mathies and freshman forward Azia Bishop to defeat the Arkansas Razorbacks 84-72 Thursday night at Memorial Coliseum.

Attendance doesn't help future of game in Freedom Hall


Before Tuesday’s game in Freedom Hall, coach John Calipari was non-commital about UK’s annual game in the city of Louisville remaining on the schedule in future years. Tuesday didn’t help matters. An official attendance of 14,747 was about 4,000 short of capacity. The consistent lack of sellouts was one of the reasons Calipari mentioned for […]

Win lacks confidence as UK heads into SEC play

UK's Terrence Jones grabs an offensive rebound against Arkansas - Little Rock at Freedom Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. Photo by Scott Hannigan | Staff

Placed between a big win over Louisville and the start of SEC play against South Carolina, a Tuesday night game against Arkansas-Little Rock was supposed to be a comforting segue. Supposed to be. It ended up a 73-51 win, but forget about the final margin of victory. For the majority of the game — the entire […]

3 things to watch: UK vs. Arkansas-Little Rock

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Three things to watch when UK plays Arkansas-Little Rock tonight at 7 p.m. (TV: FS South, ESPN3.com): 1. Darius Miller closing in on milestone: Miller is five points away from 1,000 career points. He’s scored five or more points in 13 of 14 games and is averaging 10.3 points per game this year, making it […]

Will UK continue its Freedom Hall game?


UK will makes its annual trip to Freedom Hall for a home-away-from-home game on Tuesday. Head coach John Calipari stopped short of saying the game was safe for scheduling purposes for future years. Calipari noted the game Tuesday against Arkansas-Little Rock isn’t sold out (yet, and probably won’t be). Indeed, the game usually isn’t a […]

Notebook: Twany Beckham ready for homecoming, Terrence Jones in a 'slumber'

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Notes from Monday’s media session: Twany Beckham Beckham is UK’s only Louisville native on the roster, meaning Tuesday’s game in Freedom Hall will be a homecoming of sorts. “I can’t wait,” Beckham said. Beckham hopes his teammates give him their allotment of tickets. He said he could use about 20 for family and friends. “My […]