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UK FOOTBALL | Cats Land Two Tight End Signees

12/20/2017 09:00 PM

During the early college football signing day period, Kentucky Football landed 20 signees. Among them, two tight ends. Keaton Upshaw is a three-star tight end from Lima, Ohio. The 6’7”, 225 pound senior ranks no. 32 for all the 2018 tight ends and 29th of all the players in the state of Ohio according to 24/7 sports. He chose UK over Louisville, Purdue, Pitt, West Virginia and others. Another tight end singing to the Cats: three-star Brendan Bates. Bates is a six-five 230... Read more 

The Fast & The Furious | Cats outscore Hokies 93-86

12/16/2017 07:39 PM

It was expected to be a high-scoring game as Virginia Tech came in to Rupp Arena with the nation’s highest scoring offense to face a UK team that likes to get up and down the court and it did not disappoint. The Kentucky defense could do very little in the first half to deter the Hokies as Virginia Tech shot 62% in the first half, including 7-12 from beyond the arc, as VT took a 46-41 lead into the break. Many times... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Big Blue Shines In The Big Apple

12/09/2017 06:36 PM

The #7/8 Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team (8-1) defeated the Monmouth Hawks (3-7) Saturday 93-76. The two met for the first time in program history in the Citi Hoops Classic in Madison Square Garden in New York City in front of a crowd of over 10,000. Under Head Coach John Calipari, the Cats are 7-1 in New York City and 4-0 in Madison Square Garden. Kentucky went with a starting line-up of Quade Green, Hamidou Diallo, P.J. Washington, Kevin Knox... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Stoops Tries To Land Recruits, How SEC Coaching Changes Can Help

12/05/2017 04:47 PM

As the SEC coaching carousel continues to spin, Mark Stoops mentioned in his Tuesday press conference that it could be beneficial to Kentucky on the recruiting front. Cats Illustrated’s T.J. Walker joined KSTV to discuss some recruits Kentucky has their eye on and that coaching changes have impacted in some way: Bradley McKee and Mark Krebs discuss how Stoops and his staff need to capitalize on the off-season chaos:  Read more 

UK Football | Courtney Love wins 2017 Wuerffel Trophy

12/05/2017 09:56 AM

University of Kentucky senior linebacker Courtney Love has been named the winner of the 2017 Wuerffel Trophy. The award honors college football players who best combine exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement. Love leads the team in community service hours. He currently volunteers at Amachi Central Kentucky, a mentoring program that pairs adults with children and youth who have one or both parents in state or federal prison or are affected by incarceration in some way. Love has also served... Read more 

UK WOMEN'S BASKETBALL | UK returns to Memorial with a victory

12/03/2017 05:59 PM

The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team bounced back from a tough loss to #9 Baylor on Wednesday. UK defeated Tennessee Tech 82-54 on Sunday afternoon. The Wildcats shot 75 percent in the first quarter to take a 22-13 and continued shooting well to stretch their lead to 25 points by half. Guard Maci Morris led UK in scoring with 16 points in 17 minutes and Forward Tatyana Wyatt added 12 points. Kentucky returns to action on Tuesday to face Evansville in... Read more 

UK on eBay: Beisner vs. McKee edition

11/26/2017 09:38 AM

The “UK on eBay” game returned this week and, in celebration of the family feuds that always come with Thanksgiving, the Beisner boys made their KSTV debut to take on Bradley McKee.  Read more 

UK VOLLEYBALL | No. 6 UK sweeps Ole Miss on senior night

11/20/2017 10:44 AM

The Wildcat Volleyball team closed out their regular season on Sunday by sweeping the Ole Miss Rebels (25-16, 25-10, 26-24) at Memorial Coliseum. Fans got to say their goodbyes to seniors Darian Mack, Kaz Brown, Ashley Dusek and Emily Franklin. Overall it was a record-breaking day for UK as the Cats set the 25-point rally-scoring era record for kills (58) and assists (47) for a three-set match Kentucky will finish up their regular season on the road at Arkansas on Wednesday... Read more 


11/19/2017 05:11 PM

The #6 Kentucky Wildcats Volleyball team is led by a senior class that has taken the team to a new level and it showed on Sunday with UK sweeping Ole Miss. Seniors Kaz Brown, Emily Franklin, Ashley Dusek, Darian Mack and Harper Hempel finished their regular season with a win over Ole Miss 3-0 (25-16, 25-10, 26-24). Brown and Sophomore Leah Edmond led the Wildcats with 18 kills each. Kentucky is 24-3 (15-1 SEC) and will travel to Fayetteville to take on Arkansas... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Cats ink 4 Star SG Tyler Herro

11/14/2017 04:58 PM

Class of 2018 shooting guard Tyler Herro made it official on Tuesday as he signed his letter of intent to play basketball for the University of Kentucky and Head Coach John Calipari. Herro, who is considered one of the best shooters in his class, chose Kentucky after reopening his recruitment in October. He had previously been committed to Wisconsin. Herro joins point guard Immanuel Quickley and shooting guard Keldon Johnson in UK’s 2018 recruiting class. Listen to what Herro had to say... Read more 


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