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TAMPA, Fla. — In the second semi-final of the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Saturday, Tennessee rode hot hands from across the board to beat Auburn, 94-85, and advance to the tournament’s final against Mississippi State on Sunday afternoon. Five Volunteers scored in double digits, led by Wayne Chism’s 27-point effort. Chism added nine rebounds, also […]

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TAMPA, Fla.— For the first time in 17 years, the UK men’s basketball program is not expected to be a participant in the NCAA Tournament. The Cats all but waved their Tournament lives goodbye as they fell 67-58 to No. 20 Louisiana State in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Friday. Now, their […]

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UK slips up in second round of SEC

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TAMPA, Fla. — Marcus Thornton, the newly crowned Southeastern Conference Play of the Year, led No. 20 Louisiana State over the Cats 67-58, knocking the Cats out of the SEC Tournamet quarterfinals and all but dousing their hopes of reaching a 17th consecutive NCAA Tournament. In the first half, neither team shot the lights out. […]

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UK snaps four-game losing streak while advancing in SEC Tournament

TAMPA, Fla. — They were tired. Tired of losing and not playing the way they were expected to. They — the UK men’s basketball team — changed that feeling with a 71-58 victory over Mississippi in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Thursday at the St. Pete Times Forum. The 13-point victory […]

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By Nicole Ball Ninety percent of the 1.4 million adolescents struggling with substance abuse do not enter treatment, partly due to the lack of services devoted to teens needing assistance, according to a report in the March issue of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment by a UK researcher. Hannah Knudsen, an assistant professor in […]

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UK lives to see another day

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UK lives to see another day

Patrick Patterson high fives fans after defeating Ole Miss. Photo by Brad Luttrell | Staff TAMPA, Fla.— They’ll live to see another day. UK defeated Ole Miss 71-58 in the first round of the Southeastern Conference to keep its NCAA Tournament berth alive. The Cats had four players—Jodie Meeks, Darius Miller, Patrick Patterson and Perry […]

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Football seniors prepare for draft: 18 NFL teams on hand for Pro Day

By BW Jones Staring down a gauntlet of stopwatches, UK’s draft-eligible seniors prepared for the biggest interview of their lives. Scouts from 18 NFL teams were on hand for UK’s football Pro Day on Wednesday at Nutter Field House. Senior safety Marcus McClinton was one of those looking to improve his stock after a middling […]

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By Nick Craddock Et tu, Bruno? OK, so these were not Caesar’s exact last words. However, the UK men’s tennis team, including senior Bruno Agostinelli, has often had the last laugh in matches this season. The Cats (8-4, 0-2 Southeastern Conference) are the No. 21 team in the nation, according to College Tennis Online. Last […]

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By Bill Nigut Pretty or ugly, all wins count. Six UK pitchers allowed 14 hits in a hard-fought 8-7 win against preseason Big Ten favorite Indiana. With the grueling Southeastern Conference portion of the schedule beginning Friday, the Cats managed to remain focused and get their 29th consecutive home non-conference victory. It was UK’s first […]

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There is good news Cats fans: UK is projected a No. 1 seed in March. It’s just not for the tournament Big Blue Nation is used to seeing the Cats in. According to www.bracketproject.50webs.com, a Web site dedicated to bracket projects, UK is a projected No. 1 seed—in the National Invitational Tournament.

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