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UK FOOTBALL | Wildcats Get Momentum As Match-Up at No. 1 UGA Looms

11/13/2017 06:59 PM

The UK football team is getting ready for arguably its toughest test of the year as it gets ready to face No. 1 Georgia this Saturday in Athens, Ga. Kickoff on Saturday is set for 3:30 p.m. ET. The Wildcats (7-3, 4-3) are coming off a 44-21 win over Vanderbilt (4-6, 0-6) this past weekend in Nashville, Tn. The Bulldogs (9-1, 6-1) on the other hand are coming off their first loss of the season, after falling at No. 10 Auburn this past... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Kickoff Time Announced for UofL Game

11/13/2017 12:15 PM

The annual “Governor’s Cup” match-up between Louisville and Kentucky football will kickoff at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 25. The game will air on SEC Network. Kentucky won 41-38 in last year’s meeting between the two schools, snapping a five-year UofL winning streak against the Wildcats. Kentucky (7-3, 4-3) is getting ready to play No. 1 Georgia this Saturday in Athens, Ga. The Wildcats are coming off a 44-21 win over Vanderbilt, while Georgia will likely drop in this week’s College... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Wildcats Rush Their Way to Win at Vanderbilt

11/11/2017 08:25 PM

For the first time since 2009, the UK football team beat the Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville, Tn. After trailing 7-0 early in the game, Kentucky (7-3, 4-3) scored the game’s next 34 points, en route to a 44-21 win over Vandy (4-6, 0-6). One of the big storylines in the game was the Wildcats’ running game. They outrushed the Commodores 232-60 in the match-up. RB Benny Snell accounted for 116 rushing yards on 17 carries. He scored three touchdowns. Snell now has... Read more 

UK HOOPS | Wildcats Win Exhibition Sunday Night

11/05/2017 09:27 PM

The Kentucky women’s basketball team took care of business on Sunday night in its lone exhibition of the season. The Wildcats beat Southern Indiana 87-56 inside Memorial Coliseum. UK led over 33 minutes in the contest, and pulled away from USI for good in the second quarter, when the Wildcats outscored the Screaming Eagles 21-7. Guard Maci Morris led the way for the Wildcats with a team-high 19 points. Morris also had four assists on the night. Two Wildcats joined her in double-digit scoring... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | 2018 Football Schedule Announced

09/19/2017 03:14 PM

It’s never too early to look ahead to next year. Despite the 2017 UK football season only heading into its fourth week, the 2018 schedule was released on Tuesday. The 2018 slate features seven home games and five road games. The Wildcats will open the 2018 schedule on Sept. 1 at Kroger Field against Central Michigan. A week later, on Sept. 8, the Wildcats will play in their first road game of the season at Florida. The match-up with the Gators will... Read more 

SOCCER | Wildcats, Cards Tie in Rivalry Match

09/05/2017 11:29 PM

Tuesday night’s rivalry match between the Louisville and Kentucky men’s soccer teams lived up to the hype. In fact, regulation and two overtime periods were not enough time to determine a winner, as #8 Louisville (3-0-1) and #19 Kentucky (3-0-1) battled to a 2-2 draw in front of nearly 3,000 fans inside Lynn Stadium. The Cardinals got the scoring started first thanks for a Mohamed Thiaw goal off of an Adrien Cabon assist in the 14th minute of the match. It did not... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Baker Out for "Significant Time"

08/21/2017 04:09 PM

UK senior wide receiver Dorian Baker suffered a fracture-dislocation in his left ankle during Saturday’s scrimmage. As a result, head coach Mark Stoops has announced that Baker will miss significant time, and possibly the entire 2017 season. “We’re very disappointed for Dorian, as he had a good offseason and was helping lead our receivers during preseason camp,” said Stoops. “However, we are hopeful for a full recovery and look forward to his eventual return to the field.” Baker has started in... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Wildcats Lead Country in Average Home Attendance... Again

08/08/2017 05:19 PM

Big Blue Nation has proven once again it is arguably the best fan base in college basketball. The Kentucky men’s basketball team had the highest average home attendance during the 2016-2017 season. UK averaged 23,461 fans per home game, according to figures released by the NCAA on Tuesday. Syracuse was second on the list, averaging 21,181 fans per home game, while Louisville was third on the list, averaging 20,846 fans per home game. It is the 19th time in the last 22 seasons... Read more 

Team USA Earns Bronze Medal

07/09/2017 02:43 PM

The Team USA U19 basketball team bounced back on Sunday, wrapping up its play in the FIBA U19 World Cup in dominating fashion. After falling to Canada on Saturday, John Calipari’s squad earned the bronze medal Sunday, taking care of Spain 96-72 in the third place game. Cal’s team got out to an early lead, taking a 25-8 lead over Spain after the first quarter. From there, Team USA cruised. Kentucky guard Hamidou Diallo led the Wildcat players in scoring on... Read more 

UK BASEBALL | Cats' Magical Season Comes to an End

06/10/2017 07:37 PM

The Louisville Cardinals jumped out to another quick lead against the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday afternoon and never looked back. The Cards (52-10) beat the Wildcats (43-23) for the second straight day to advance to the College World Series. The final score Saturday was 6-2. The Cards scored the first two runs of the game. The first run was courtesy of a Drew Ellis solo home run in the top of the second inning, giving Louisville a 1-0 lead. The Cardinals scored again three... Read more 

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