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By Sam Ranard They don’t want to stop playing. Perhaps, that’s why the UK Hockey team went into overtime for Senior Night on Saturday at the Lexington Ice Center. UK ended up tying Indiana 3-3 in its last regular season game. However, the seniors will have another attempt to end their UK careers with a […]

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The baseball team saw doubles in the opening to the Gary Henderson era. They traveled to Myrtle Beach, S.C., over the weekend for four games—including a double header against No. 22 Coastal Carolina. The Cats (2-2) won their first two games, both 8-3 decisions, over Troy and James Madison on Friday and Saturday morning respectively. […]

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Miller finally breaks out as Cats defeat Volunteers

Related Story: Column: Big Blue Nation welcomes Tennessee to Rupp Arena It finally happened. He finally did it. Darius Miller finally broke out. He finally became the Darius Miller that UK head coach Billy Gillispie recruited. It also couldn’t have come at a better time. Miller scored a career-high 17 points, without missing a shot, […]

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He’s back and not missing a beat. That, of course, is sophomore Patrick Patterson, who is expected to play against Tennessee on Saturday. UK head coach Billy Gillispie said Patterson practiced the last two days and expects his big man to be ready for the Vols. “He’s doing better,” Gillispie said during a Friday news […]

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UK Hoops tops Summitt: Cats surge in second half to upset Vols

With 47 seconds to go in Thursday night’s game between the UK women’s basketball team and No. 13 Tennessee, sophomore guard Carly Morrow stepped to the free-throw line with the Cats in control, 64-56. All season long, the Cats (14-12, 4-7 Southeastern Conference) had fought wire-to-wire just to keep games close. UK had a series […]

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Sophomore Patrick Patterson, who has missed UK’s last two games with a sprained ankle, went through a full practice on Thursday, according to the UK Athletics blog, Cat Scratches. On an interview in the blog, UK head coach Billy Gillispie said Patterson practiced well but favored his ankle late in the session. In a teleconference […]

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Feeling Patterson’s Pain: Without sophomore, Vandy dominates inside the paint

NASHVILLE—Vanderbilt’s Jermaine Beal toed the free throw line with 1:25 left in UK’s game against the Commodores on Tuesday. The ball rolled around the rim for two or three seconds, almost as if it still needed to decide its own fate. All 14,366 sets of lungs in Memorial Gym froze until the ball eventually found […]

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Men’s tennis sweeps weekend

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While some may have gone dateless on Valentine’s Day, the men’s tennis team had two dates to fill. Pitted up against Morehead State and No. 64 Indiana on Saturday, the No. 31 Cats surrendered just one of the day’s 15 match-ups and earned decisive victories over both teams at UK’s Boone Tennis Center. On Saturday […]

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Softball breaks even in Vegas

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The softball team escaped from the cold Lexington weather to kick off its 2009 season in the Louisville Slugger Desert Classic in Las Vegas. Sadly, the sub-40 degree temperatures followed the Cats out west. Despite the cool desert temps, UK’s bats warmed up, and the Cats won three and lost two to open their season. […]

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He was unleashed again. This time, Jodie Meeks scored 45. Meeks shot 17-of-24, and the Cats beat Arkansas, 79-63, in Fayetteville, Ark., at Bud Walton Arena. Meeks has notched 40-plus points three times this season, all away from Rupp Arena. The other two times were against Appalachian State on Dec. 20 in Freedom Hall (46 […]

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