UK Hoops travels to Virgin Islands

By Kevin Erpenbeck sports@kykernel.com UK Hoops will trade in the traditional Thanksgiving turkey feast to play basketball on the sunny shores of the Virgin Islands. The Cats open up the Reef Division bracket of the 2014 Paradise Jam Island Tournament when they face Illinois on Thanksgiving Day. UK will play three games in a span […]

Offense lags behind defense as UT Arlington comes to town

Guard Devin Booker of the Kentucky Wildcats shoots a three during the second half of the game against the University of Georgetown Tigers at Rupp Arena on Sunday, November 9, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated Georgetown 121-52. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff

By Kyle Arensdorf karensdorf@kykernel.com UK basketball is rounding into shape on the defensive side of the ball while lagging a bit on the offensive side after a few early struggles. On Nov. 18, the Cats went to Indianapolis and punished then-No. 5 Kansas the way they were supposed to punish their early opponents, suffocating the […]

Cats steamroll Montana State by 58 points, Booker leads team

UK guard Devin Booker dunks the ball during UK vs. Montana State in Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., on Sunday, November 23, 2014. Photo by Emily Wuetcher | Staff

By Kyle Arensdorf UK basketball finally played 40 minutes of dominant basketball against a team it was supposed to beat, and it only took playing the 328th-ranked team in the nation (according to USA Today’s Jeff Sagarin) to do it. “It’s hard to simulate that length,” Montana State head coach Brian Fish said after his […]

LIVE UPDATES: UK takes on Montana State University

UK forward Karl-Anthony Towns blocks a shot from Montana State guard Michael Dison during UK vs. Montana State in Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., on Sunday, November 23, 2014. Photo by Emily Wuetcher | Staff

Follow this page for live updates of the Cats’ matchup against Montana State University in Rupp Arena. Starting for UK are Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison, Dominique Hawkins, Karl Anthony-Towns and Willie Cauley-Stein. After five minutes of play, the Cats and Montana State have manage only six points. UK is up 4-2. Montana State has scored its […]