Inside the Play: Guarding 3-pointers

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Portland hung tight with UK through much of the first half and some of the second half, and a lot of that was propelled by its 3-point shooting. Portland made 11 of 23 threes on the night. Head coach John Calipari didn’t like it much after the game, calling it “pitiful.” And he didn’t like […]

Football overshadows basketball for a change

Terrence Jones yells after battling to the basket for a lay-up against Portland at Rupp Arena on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011. Photo by Scott Hannigan | Staff

The streak stayed alive. UK beat Portland for the second straight season, 87-63, on Saturday night. For the first time this year, the basketball game was the after-party of the football game. The eRUPPtion Zone chanted, “UT sucks” before tip-off. Early in the first half, Rupp Arena’s PA announcer listed off some college football scores […]

3 things we learned: UK 87, Portland 63

Terrence Jones yells after battling to the basket for a lay-up against Portland at Rupp Arena on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011. Photo by Scott Hannigan | Staff

Three things we learned from UK’s 87-63 win over Portland: 1. UK had better ball distribution. In the first half, its first 10 made field goals were all assisted, and at the end of the half, UK had 11 assists to one turnover. UK didn’t shoot the ball especially well in that half (48.3 percent) […]

UK vs. Tennessee post-game videos

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Matt Roark talks about his play against Tennessee Danny Trevathan discusses UK’s victory. Winston Guy after the Cats snap the streak against Tennessee. Stuart Hines talks emotions after defeating UT. Ronnie Sneed following the Cats’ victory. Ryan Tydlacka talks punting techniques following UK’s 10-7 victory. Joker discusses snapping the streak against Tennessee and the performance […]

The streak is dead: UK defeats Tennessee

Kentucky Wildcats Matt Roark (3) runs a quarterback keeper during the first half of the University of Kentucky football game against Tennessee at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky., on 11/26/11. Uk led the game at half 3-0. Photo by Mike Weaver | Staff

The UK football team defeated Tennessee 10-7 for the first time in 27 years in a game the commonwealth of Kentucky won’t soon forget.