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Purple Aces trump Cats: UK cold streak extended in 11-7 loss against Evansville

Two innings was all it took. After allowing five unearned runs in the ninth inning of a loss to visiting Lipscomb one day prior, the UK baseball team (21-19, 6-12 Southeastern Conference) folded in a four-run loss to the visiting Evansville Purple Aces. Evansville scored 11 runs in just two innings of work on a […]

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The UK men’s basketball team has added another top-tier opponent to its 2009-10 schedule. The Cats will face the Connecticut Huskies on Dec. 9 as part of the 2009 SEC-Big East Invitational, according to a news release from UK Athletics. The game will be held at Madison Square Garden in New York City and will […]

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Freshman pitches shutout, homers in win over EKU

By Bill Nigut Freshman pitcher Rachel Riley did it all for the UK softball team on Wednesday night. Not only did she hit a home run in the second inning, but she also carried a no-hitter through five innings against Eastern Kentucky University. UK picked up a 7-0 win, improving its record to 26-18 and […]

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UK suffers late-game collapse in home loss: Errors, bullpen doom Cats against Lipscomb

On an unusual night for baseball, unusual things are bound to happen. With the thermometer hovering around 40 degrees — a temperature more suited for Commonwealth Stadium than for Cliff Hagan — UK looked to be in position to soundly defeat Lipscomb. Then the unusual happened. Lipscomb plated five runs in the top of the […]

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There wasn’t a shortage of drama at Dudy Noble Field in Starkville, Miss., for the UK baseball team (21-17, 6-12 Southeastern Conference) this weekend. In a series they had to have against Mississippi State, the Cats got timely hitting and strong pitching in taking two of three games from the Bulldogs (5-4, 3-4 22-17). The […]

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Women’s tennis gets swept, faces South Carolina at SEC’s

The No. 24 UK women’s tennis team lost to No. 19 Vanderbilt over the weekend, and will now face No. 20 South Carolina in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament at 3:30 on Thursday. The Gamecocks defeated UK earlier this season, 5-2, which ended the Cats’ nine-match winning streak. Freshman Caroline Lilley has […]

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Calipari’s arrival leads to change of style

John Calipari is not bringing just 445 wins with him to Lexington, he’s also bringing change to the men’s basketball program. For some, like the case of DeAndre Liggins, that’s a good thing, but for others, like Josh Harrellson, that can mean something completely different. It has been well-documented Calipari runs the Dribble-Drive Motion, a […]

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Just over two weeks after signing his contract, new UK head coach John Calipari has signed his first recruit. DeMarcus Cousins, a sought-after power forward from Mobile, Ala., signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play for UK next season. Wednesday marked the beginning of the late signing period, which runs until May 20. Cousins […]

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Despite a new head coach and a promising recruiting class coming in, sophomore forward Patrick Patterson had decided to enter the NBA Draft. Patterson announced his decision to the media before practice Tuesday. He will throw his name in the hat and work out for NBA teams, but he will not hire an agent. The […]

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Putting the wheels in motion: UK head coach John Calipari brings new offense to Cats

Basketball traditionalists say a normal offensive set is full of passes, screens, cuts and then, finally, a shot. However, that’s not the case anymore in what is widely considered the Mecca of college basketball — Lexington. With the hiring of John Calipari, a new system is on the horizon. The Dribble-Drive Motion offense, known as […]

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