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Fourth commemorative Maker's Mark bottle in five-bottle series to be released

04/05/2018 12:31 PM

The fourth commemorative Maker’s Mark bottle in a five-bottle series is set to go on sale Friday, April 6. Maker’s Mark and Keeneland have partnered with the University of Kentucky to raise $2 million for the Center for Academic and Tutorial Services (CATS) through the companies’ contributions and a portion of proceeds from the bottle sales. The bottle being released this year features the 1997-98 men’s basketball national championship team. The first three commemorative bottles in the series honored the program’s first... Read more 

Registration open for first-ever Go Big Blue 4-miler

04/03/2018 09:56 AM

Registration is now open for the first-ever Go Big Blue 4-Miler, which will be held on Saturday, April 14. The race will begin outside Kroger Field and wind through various UK Athletics Facilities, before ending on the playing surface at Kroger Field. Top finishers will receive Kroger gift cards, as well as tickets to this season’s football home opener and Big Blue Madness. Race details Saturday, April 14 8:30 a.m. Kroger Field Click here to register First Place: $150 Kroger gift card Second Place:... Read more 

UK BASEBALL | Bats Cats Gearing Up for Matchup Versus Cards, Following Weekend Games Against Alabama

04/02/2018 04:12 PM

The University of Kentucky Bat Cats were down in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to face the Crimson Tide over the weekend. The Cats lost 4-2 on both Friday and Saturday to go 0-2 in the series. But the Cats who are ranked 9th in the nation, rallied on Easter Sunday for a 5-2 win over the Tide. For the second-straight weekend, Justin Lewis came through with a clutch outing on the mound to help the Cats secure the win. Kentucky improves to (19-9, 3-6) in... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Tai Wynyard Granted Full Release

04/02/2018 03:42 PM

Kentucky men’s basketball forward Tai Wynyard is transferring from UK. Head Coach John Calipari made the announcement on Monday. Wynyard will be granted a full release with no restrictions. “I’ve been lucky enough to have gained experiences one could only hope to have in a lifetime,” said Wynyard in a press release. “I’ve had the privilege of playing with and against some of the best talent in the country at Kentucky and my hope is to one day follow in their footsteps.” Wynyard appeared... Read more 

Off-Season Agenda: Nick Richards

03/29/2018 05:35 PM

Maybe no returning UK player has more upside than Nick Richards. Just six games into his college career, the six-eleven freshman went for 25 and 15 against Fort Wayne and looked like he was on his way to a breakout season. But, from there, things bottomed out and it ended with him playing more than 9 minutes in a game just once in UK’s last ten games of the season. He has a lot of promise…and a... Read more 

Off-Season Agenda: Wenyen Gabriel

03/29/2018 05:21 PM

Wenyen Gabriel had a very productive sophomore season, though it didn’t always translate into stats. The sophomore averaged 7 points and 5 rebounds per game and was often doing Kentucky’s dirty work. How does he take a big step forward next season? We discussed.  Read more 

Draft Decision: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

03/28/2018 05:17 PM

This time last year, it would have been crazy to think that Shai Gilgeous-Alexander would be a potential lottery pick, but the freshman guard averaged 14 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists per game. along with nearly two steals. He was far and away Kentucky’s most consistent player all season. We looked at his upcoming NBA Draft decision.  Read more 

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