Anthony Davis, Cody Zeller rank 1-2 in freshmen rankings

Freshman forward Anthony Davis in the game against Marist College, at Rupp Arena, in Lexington, Ky., on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. Photo by Latara Appleby | Staff ..

So’s Jeff Borzello ranked the top Freshman of the Year candidates as they stand one month into the season. Anthony Davis checked in at No. 1. No. 2? Indiana’s Cody Zeller. The two will be paired up Saturday when 8-0 UK meets 8-0 Indiana. Davis is averaging 12.3 points and 9.1 rebounds per game. […]

Q&A with Indiana writers on Saturday's game


Saturday’s game is being taken seriously by Indiana fans. Very seriously. Assembly Hall will be a “Red Out,” the Hoosiers are on the fringe of the Top 25 and students chanted “Beat Kentucky” after their last win. So what to make of this game? What do they have going for them? How will Saturday play […]

UK Hoops players banned from Twitter

The UK women's basketball team celebrates their win against Louisville on 12/4/11 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Quianna Lige | Staff

By Les Johns The UK women’s basketball players have been banned from tweeting. “I think Twitter is a great information sharing and gathering tool,” said UK head coach Matthew Mitchell.  “We are just gathering more than sharing right now.” The ban seems to have began on Oct. 26. Senior guard Amber Smith tweeted nine times […]