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Meeks declares for draft: Will not hire an agent, could return to UK

Days after UK landed John Calipari, its star junior guard looks to be heading to the NBA. On Tuesday, Jodie Meeks declared he would enter the NBA Draft but not hire an agent, through a UK Athletics news release. Not hiring an agent allows Meeks the opportunity to return to school if he chooses. The […]

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Meeks declares for NBA draft

Jodie Meeks will enter the NBA Draft but will not hire an agent, according to a release from UK Athletics. Not hiring an agent allows Meeks the opportunity to return to school if he so chooses. The draft is on June 25, and players without agents have until June 15 to remove their names from […]

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After a week of searching the country for a new head coach, Memphis found its man in its backyard. Josh Pastner, 31, will be named the Tigers’ head coach at a Tuesday afternoon news conference in Memphis. Pastner served one year as an assistant coach at Memphis under Calipari, who left Memphis last week to […]

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Grand slam lifts UK past Ole Miss

By Sam Ranard Molly Johnson wasn’t thinking home run when she stepped to the plate with bases loaded. In fact, she wasn’t even thinking about a hit. With the UK softball team tied 0-0 on Sunday against Mississippi, Johnson came up to bat hoping for a sacrifice fly and driving in one run. And then […]

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The UK baseball team (18-12, 4-8 Southeastern Conference) had a rough weekend in Oxford, Miss., against Ole Miss. The Cats dropped each game in the three-game set, only scoring six runs the entire series. The starting pitchers for the Cats in the series were freshman Alex Meyer, senior Chris Rusin and junior James Paxton. Meyer […]

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According to the Lawrence Journal-World, Xavier Henry, a top-five recruit, wants to be a Kansas Jayhawk. Henry originally signed a letter-of-intent to Memphis in November, but reopened his commitment after John Calipari took the UK head coaching job. “I believe when it comes down to is Xavier wants to play for KU,” Carl Henry, Xavier’s […]

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High school basketball recruit G.J. Vilarino has asked for and been granted a release from his commitment to the UK men’s basketball team, Scout.com reported on Thursday. Vilarino, a three-star point guard prospect from McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas, signed with UK in the fall after being recruited by former UK head coach Billy […]

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10 scholarships awarded Friday at Keeneland

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Friday marks the beginning of Keeneland’s spring meet, and for college students, the day promises more than just tailgating and horse racing. Keeneland and the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association are hosting the eighth annual College Scholarship Day, where full-time college students may register to win one of ten $1,000 scholarships. Students may also receive free admission […]

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John Calipari is living out a dream he sought in 1992. He is the UK men’s basketball head coach. Calipari remembers the emotion of the crowd and the feel of Rupp Arena when he brought his University of Massachusetts team to Rupp Arena, a game they lost 90-69 to the Cats. Despite the loss, Calipari […]

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As UK head coach John Calipari was introduced to the public Wednesday, he didn’t know much about the personnel he would bring to his first season in Lexington. The newly appointed coach did have a few ideas as to what he wanted to do — install at least bits and pieces of his fast-paced dribble […]

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