Kentucky basketball lost 73-71 to visiting LSU on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 at Rupp Arena. The Tigers won on a controversial last-second tip-in by Kenvall Bigby-Williams. There are reasons to believe the loss could help UK in the long run.
The early prep races for the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby are starting to heat up. Trainer Bob Baffert once again has several top horses pointed for the May 5, 2019, race at Churchill Downs. Baffert won last year’s Derby with Justify.
The Kentucky Wildcats play host to the LSU Tigers in a key SEC men’s college basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 at Rupp Arena. Both the Wildcats and the Tigers are excellent rebounding teams. Both teams are 9-1 in conference play.
Kentucky basketball held on to defeat Mississippi State 71-67 on Saturday at the Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, Miss. UK head coach John Calipari says the Wildcats still need to improve its play for tournament time in March.
Kentucky football own 10 games, including a victory in the Citrus Bowl, in 2018. Head coach Mark Stoops said he can see players responding earlier as they prepare for the 2019 season. The Cats added one player to their 2019 signing class.
Kentucky baseball opens its 2019 season on Friday, Feb. 15, at Austin Peay. The Wildcats open their new Kentucky Proud Park on Feb. 26. Coach Nick Mingione has 22 new players on this year’s roster. He says it feels like team is starting over.
Kentucky basketball defeated Florida 65-54 on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. It was UK’s eighth straight victory. PJ Washington recorded his third straight double-double. Tyler Herro scored 19 points. Trends and insights.
Kentucky basketball rallied from an 11-point second half deficit to beat the Florida Gators 65-54 on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at the Exactech Arena in Gainesville, Fla. The Wildcats used a 14-0 run to get their eighth straight win.
Kentucky basketball defeated Kansas 71-63 on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at Rupp Arena in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. It was the Wildcats’ third straight win over a team ranked in the AP Top 25. The Cats appear capable of making the Final Four.
After losing its SEC opener at Alabama, Kentucky basketball has won five straight games. It has back-to-back wins over ranked teams in No. 14 Auburn and No. 22 Mississippi State. The Cats play host to No. 9 Kansas on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.
The Cincinnati Reds acquired starting pitcher Sonny Gray to go with an improved rotation. CBS’ Tony Romo was ridiculously good in AFC title game analysis. Dick Vitale book proceeds go to fight cancer. More random notes.
Kentucky basketball defeated 14th-ranked Auburn 82-80 on Saturday, Jan 19, 2019, at Auburn Arena. This week, UK welcomes No. 24 Mississippi State and No. 7 Kansas to Rupp Arena. The Wildcats are ranked 12th in the latest AP poll.
The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Auburn Tigers 82-80 on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Auburn Arena. UK lost a 17-point second half lead. The Cats are 14-3 overall and 4-1 in the SEC. Keldon Johnson and Tyler Herro each scored 20 points.
Kentucky basketball defeated Georgia 69-49 on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Athens. The Wildcats next face three tough tests against ranked teams. Those games should tell us how much John Calipari’s club has improved.
Triple Crown winner Justify and Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Accelerate are the two favorites for 2018 Horse of the Year honors when the Eclipse Awards are announced Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.
Kentucky basketball rallied from a halftime deficit to defeat Vanderbilt 56-47 on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at Rupp Arena. Reid Travis hit the boards. Ashton Hagans continued his offensive production. Ole Miss is surprise of SEC.
Kentucky basketball picked up its first SEC win by beating Texas A&M 85-74 on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at Rupp Arena. With tough conference games in the not-too-distant future, John Calipari’s Wildcats need to improve quickly.
Despite finishing 12th in the final AP college football Top 25 for 2018, Kentucky isn’t showing up on many early rankings lists for 2019. The national championship game showed even Nick Saban can have a bad night. Random notes.
Kentucky basketball lost to Alabama 77-75 on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. It was UK’s first lost in an SEC opener since 2011. The Wildcats had trouble defending the three-point shot and lost the rebounding battle.
Kentucky basketball fell 77-75 to the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The loss dropped the Wildcats to 0-1 in SEC play and 10-3 overall. It was Alabama’s first over UK under Avery Johnson.