UK’s backcourt Trifecta of talent

Kentucky head coach John Calipari praises his players from the sideline after a play during UK's exhibition game with the Ottawa Braves.

By Josh Ellis John Calipari has won the lottery. Again. Although it may seem that the newly-inducted Hall of Fame coach wins the lottery every year by reeling in No. 1 recruiting class after No. 1 recruiting class, this year is different. This year Calipari has won himself a trifecta, strategically placing three of […]

Experience, new faces to mix in starting lineup

Kentucky guard Jamal Murray dribbles under pressure from Ottawa guard Zach Brown during UK's exhibition game against the University of Ottawa.

By Jordan Ondrof @jordanondrof Head coach John Calipari has been experimenting with his lineup in the preseason, implementing a “random” style of play and “positionless” basketball. Expect him to start with his three guards, Jamal Murray, Isaiah Briscoe, and Tyler Ulis along with Skal Labissiere and Alex Poythress. Alex Poythress: In the two exhibition […]

Campus gathers to salute veterans

Students look on as retired military UK staff members speak at the Veteran's Day Luncheon on November 11th, 2015. Photo by Chris Best | Staff

Speakers at the event included Student Veterans Association UK Chapter President Jessica Wilson, Veterans Resource Center Coordinator Lt. Col. Anthony Dotson, Gatton College of Business and Economics Dean David Blackwell and Student Government Association President Austin Mullen.

Hoop Cats start season strong

UK guard Maci Morris (4) drives on Union guard Kelsey Risner (12) as UK Women's Hoops takes on the Union University Women's Basketball team. Sunday, November 8, 2015 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Joel Repoley | Staff 

By Anthony Crawford The UK Women’s basketball team kicked off its season against Union University in its only exhibition game before beginning the season on Friday against Rice University. The Cats put on an impressive offensive display in their first outing of the season, beating the Lady Bulldogs 95-63. It was the Cats’ defense […]

Kentucky suffers its third-straight blowout loss, this time to Georgia

Georgia players react after scoring a touchdown during the UK vs. University of Georgia football game at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky., on Saturday, November 8, 2014. UK lost 63-31. Photo by Tessa Lighty | Staff

By Joshua Huff In the battle of the downtrodden, the University of Kentucky insured in its 27-3 loss to Georgia on Saturday that the Cats will retain the crown of the most beleaguered team residing in the Southeastern Conference East Division. With just three games remaining in the season, (Vanderbilt, Charlotte and Louisville) the […]

Cats overwhelm Kentucky State in second exhibition game


Skal Labissiere lead the team in points despite not scoring a single point in the first half. He had an uneventful first half but came out strong in the second half, posting up and usually drawing a foul, finishing with 22 points.