5:30 PM Apr 4, 2014
After a season in which John Calipari’s current Wildcats (28-10) struggled to live up to massive pre-season hype, UK’s unexpected charge through the NCAA Tournament has unleashed a torrent of naming attempts.
7:30 PM Mar 26, 2014
the UK frosh were so good in Kentucky’s scintillating 78-76 shocking of the Shockers, it made you catch your breath.
1:30 PM Feb 28, 2014
Kentucky Wildcats forward Willie Cauley-Stein (15) and Alex Poythress scramble with Rashad Madden, left, and Arkansas Razorbacks guard Michael Qualls (24) at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. Arkansas defeated Kentucky, 71-67. (Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT)
Unlike Saturday when the Wildcats were fortunate to escape with a 77-76 victory over LSU, there was no happy ending for the Wildcats on Thursday night
5:30 PM Feb 21, 2014
Kentucky's Aaron Harrison (2) gets free for a first-half dunk against Mississippi at Smith Coliseum in Oxford, Miss., Tuesday Feb. 18, 2014. Kentucky won, 84-70. (Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT)
SEC officials are alarmed by substantial declines in the league’s average attendance at men’s basketball games — from 11,513 in 2011-12 to 9,745 (through games of Feb. 8) this season.
3:30 PM Dec 14, 2013
Kentucky Wildcats forward Willie Cauley-Stein (15) blocks the shot of Boise State Broncos guard Mikey Thompson (1) at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. (Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT)
Many who remember Kentucky basketball from the late 1970s fondly recall Jay Shidler, The Blond Bomber, a peroxide blond with a knack for knocking down jump shots from two zip codes away.