UK News, Recruiting
Notre Dame's offensive precision, Kentucky's unrelenting defense promise intriguing Elite Eight collision
Earlier in this NCAA Tournament, Cincinnati tried to physically whip Kentucky with muscle. Then West Virginia tried to mentally defeat Kentucky with pressure. Now, Notre Dame will try to upset Kentucky with precise execution.
College fans might not like everything about the way Kentucky and John Calipari go about the business of basketball. But it's impossible not to like the character Kentucky's players have displayed during their unbeaten season.
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Kentucky's coaches asked 6-foot-2, 333-pound defensive tackle Jacob Hyde to ponder dabbling at fullback.
The dirty little secret about cheering for the prohibitive favorite to win the NCAA Tournament is the unrelenting worry that comes with it. If that is your situation, Kentucky Wildcats backer, buckle up.
Senior forward Azia Bishop, who was suspended for what turned out to be her final game at Kentucky for a curfew violation, issued a statement through UK athletics on Monday afternoon.
Playing amid snow flurries, Kentucky looked like one hot softball team Friday.
Kentucky's Kendra Harrison edged Florida's Bridgette Owens to win the women's 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark., on Saturday night.