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UK BASKETBALL | Report: Kentucky Players Linked to Recruiting Scandal

02/23/2018 09:22 AM

The Kentucky basketball program has been identified as a school that has possibly broken NCAA rules, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports. Yahoo! Sports found the potential rules violations through “violations that were uncovered by the FBI’s investigation into corruption in the sport.” Included in the report are document information from NBA agent Andy Miller and his ASM Sports Agency. According to the report, current Kentucky Wildcat Kevin Knox is one of the players, who either had meals or met with... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Joe Crawford Named 2018 SEC Legend

02/21/2018 01:11 PM

Former UK men’s basketball player Joe Crawford has been named a 2018 SEC Legend. He will be honored at the SEC Tournament in St. Louis, Mo. during halftime of the Wildcats’ first game of the tournament. The SEC Tournament runs March 7 through March 11. Crawford was a four-year letterwinner at Kentucky from 2005-2008. He is one of the leading scorers in program history, ending his UK career with 1,438 points. Crawford was drafted 58th overall in the 2008 NBA Draft by... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | No. 21 Wildcats Fall at Mizzou

02/03/2018 09:39 PM

No. 21 Kentucky men’s basketball’s three-game winning streak came to an end on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats (17-6, 6-4) fell to Missouri (15-8, 5-5) in Columbia, Mo. by the final score of 69-60. The 60 points is a season low for the Wildcats. Missouri controlled most the game, leading for over 33 minutes out of the game’s 40 total minutes. UK struggled from the field, shooting 21-of-67 (31.3%) overall, including 2-of-20 (20.0%) from three-point range. The Wildcats were led by guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s... Read more 

UK WOMEN'S BASKETBALL | Kentucky wins third in a row

02/01/2018 10:18 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats (12-11, 4-5 SEC) defeated the Auburn Tigers (11-10, 2-7 SEC) 65-48 on Thursday night in Memorial Coliseum to win their third straight SEC game. After a slow start in the first quarter Kentucky was able to find a little offense in the second quarter to head into halftime with a four point lead. The Wildcats had another strong fourth quarter to pull away from the Tigers after going in to the quarter with a four point lead, the... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Kevin Knox Named SEC Freshman of Week

01/29/2018 03:51 PM

Kentucky forward Kevin Knox was named SEC Freshman of the Week on Monday, thanks to his impressive performances last week. The honor is the first of Knox’s UK career. Knox averaged a team-high 26.5 points per game last week. He scored 19 points in Kentucky’s win over Mississippi St. Tuesday. Knox followed that up with a game-high and 34 points in Kentucky’s win over No. 7 West Virginia Saturday. In fact, he is the first UK player to score 30 or more... Read more 

2018 UK BASEBALL/SOFTBALL FAN DAY

01/28/2018 11:22 PM

The Kentucky baseball and softball teams held their second annual Fan Day on Sunday at the Nutter Fieldhouse. KSTV caught up with Coach Mingione of UK Baseball and Coach Lawson of UK Softball to talk about 2018 UK Baseball/Softball Fan Day.  Read more 

UK WOMEN'S BASKETBALL | Kentucky defeats Alabama 79-54

01/25/2018 10:22 PM

Tonight was a night the Kentucky Wildcat’s women’s basketball team have been waiting for. The Wildcats put together a dominating fourth quarter to extend a five point lead going into the fourth to a convincing 25 point victory over Alabama in Memorial Coliseum. Kentucky (10-11, 2-5 SEC) beat Alabama (14-7, 4-4 SEC) 79-54 on Thursday night. Junior guard Taylor Murray became the first Wildcat with a points-assist double-double in SEC play with her 20 points and 10 assists. Murray was... Read more 

UK WOMEN'S BASKETBALL | Kentucky loses to #10 South Carolina 64-81

01/21/2018 03:48 PM

There seemed to be a little more pep in the Wildcats’ step on Sunday in Rupp Arena as they took on #10 South Carolina. But the Gamecocks seemed to have the answer with the return of Senior forward A’ja Wilson after recovering from an injury. Kentucky (9-11, 1-5 SEC) lost to #10 South Carolina (16-3, 5-2 SEC) 64-81. The Wildcats were led by senior guard Maci Morris with 19 points and guard Taylor Murray with 17 points. The Wildcats trailed the Gamecocks... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Avery Williamson's Titans Preparing for Patriots

01/12/2018 09:47 AM

Former Kentucky linebacker Avery Williamson is getting ready for his NFL team’s upcoming playoff game. Williamson’s Tennessee Titans take on the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Ma. on Saturday evening at 8:15 ET in the AFC Divisional Round of the playoffs. Spectrum News’ Lyndsey Gough asked Williamson on KSTV Friday whether or not playoff preparation is any different from the preparation his team does during the regular season: Williamson also talked about the big news the past week involving Kentucky linebacker... Read more 

UK BASEBALL | Pair of Wildcats Named Preseason All-Americans

01/09/2018 12:09 PM

Kentucky baseball players Sean Hjelle and Tristan Pompey have each been recognized as First-Team Preseason All-Americans by College Baseball and Perfect Game, respectively. Pitcher Sean Hjelle was named a First-Team Preseason All-American by Collegiate Baseball and a Third-Team Preseason All-American by Perfect Game. Last season, Hjelle was the SEC Pitcher of the Year after going 11-4 with a 3.89 ERA. He struck out 102 batters in the process. Outfielder Tristan Pompey was named a First-Team Preseason All-American by Perfect Game and... Read more 

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