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Kentucky Football Open Practice Saturday at 10:30 a.m.

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Head Coach Mark Stoops to open practice for fans on Saturday at Nutter Training Center LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops will open practice Saturday for fans and media. The open practice, which will start at 10:30 a.m., will be held on the Tim Couch Practice Fields at the Nutter Training Center. The practice may ...

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Towns Named Freshman All-America by USBWA

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custom toolbar LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball’s Karl-Anthony Towns earned Freshman All-America honors from the United States Basketball Writers Association on Tuesday. Towns, who has led the Wildcats with seven double-doubles this season, is averaging 9.7 points, a team-high 6.7 rebounds and 2.4 blocks through 34 games so far. The Piscataway, N.J., native has gotten better as the season ...

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Cauley-Stein Picks up USBWA All-America Honors

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custom toolbar LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball’s Willie Cauley-Stein has been named First Team All-America by the United States Basketball Writers Association. Cauley-Stein was named a First Team All-American by the Sporting News last week. The 7-0 junior from Olathe, Kan., has been one of the leading contributors throughout Kentucky’s 34-0 season so far. He averages 9.3 points per ...

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Registration Open for Father/Son Camps, Overnight Camps

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Participants are encouraged to register early at ukathletics.com/camps LEXINGTON, Ky. – Registration for two of John Calipari’s most popular camps – the Father/Son Camps and the Overnight Camps – opened on Wednesday. Both camps will be split into separate sessions in 2015 to accommodate for their recent popularity. The Father/Son Camps will feature three separate opportunities (June 5-6, June 12-13 ...

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Highlights: Zack Brown Throws Complete-Game Shutout in Series Opener

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*Video: @KYwildcatsTV Brown Strikes out 11 in First Career Complete-Game Shutout; UK Hosts NKU in DH Sunday LEXINGTON, Ky. — Zack Brown fired a complete-game shutout, only allowing two hits and striking out a career-high 11, leading Kentucky to a 6-0 win over Northern Kentucky to open the impromptu weekend series, on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium. ...

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BASEBALL HOSTS NKU IN ONLY NON-CONFERENCE WEEKEND

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Wildcats to Now Face NKU on Saturday in Series Opener, Sunday in Doubleheader LEXINGTON, Ky. — Winners of seven consecutive games, the Kentucky baseball team will return to action with its final non-conference weekend, playing host to Northern Kentucky in a three-game series, with first pitch in the series opener slated for 2 p.m. on Saturday at Cliff Hagan Stadium. ...

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BASEBALL OPENS HOME SCHEDULE WITH MIDWEEK TILTS

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Wildcats Play Host to Murray State on Tuesday, Wright State on Wednesday LEXINGTON, Ky. — After an exhausting 10-game, three-week road stretch, the Kentucky baseball team will open its 2015 home schedule, playing host to Murray State and Wright State in a pair of midweek tilts, slated for Tuesday and Wednesday at Cliff Hagan Stadium. UK will face Murray State ...

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Volleyball Announces Spring Schedule

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Wildcats will host Morehead State on April 8 LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fresh off its 10th-consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament, the Kentucky volleyball team is set to hit the hardwood for the 2015 spring schedule beginning March 28. UK will compete four times during the spring season which includes a home contest vs. Morehead State on April 8. “We are ...

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KYLE CODY NAMED NATIONAL PITCHER OF THE WEEK

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Cody Also Named SEC Co-Pitcher of the Week after Seven No-Hit Innings   LEXINGTON, Ky. — After firing seven no-hit innings on Saturday, Kentucky junior right-hander Kyle Cody has been named a Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball and Co-Pitcher of the Week by the Southeastern Conference, it was announced on Monday afternoon. A native of ...

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KYLE CODY FIRES SEVEN NO-HIT INNINGS IN 5-1 WIN

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Junior Righty Works Seven No-Hit Innings, Striking out Career-High Nine *Kyle Cody talks with Dick Gabriel. Video- Brent Ingram. PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Preseason All-America right-hander Kyle Cody fired seven no-hit innings, striking out a career-best nine, leading Kentucky to a 5-1 win over Nebraska-Omaha, in the first game of a doubleheader, on Saturday morning at the North Country Regional ...

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No. 9 Softball Schedules DH at Tennessee Tech on Saturday

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UK softball team to face Tennessee Tech at 2 p.m. ET and 4 p.m. ET on Saturday LEXINGTON, Ky. – After its weekend plans were altered due to inclement weather in the Chattanooga, Tenn., area canceling the 2015 Frost Classic, the No. 9 University of Kentucky softball team has picked up a doubleheader with Tennessee Tech on Saturday starting at ...

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UK Hoops Faces Third-Straight Top-15 Team in No. 15 Texas A&M

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Game to be played on Thursday night at 7 p.m. ET in Memorial Coliseum LEXINGTON, Ky. – No. 11/10 Kentucky returns to Memorial Coliseum to face its third-straight ranked opponent in 15th-ranked Texas A&M for its annual #Play4Kay game. The Wildcats will don pink and blue uniforms in an effort to raise awareness for breast cancer research and the Kay ...

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Dampier Voted in to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

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Wildcat great named one of five Direct Elects as the first members of the Class of 2015 LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky basketball great Louie Dampier was voted in to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday as one of the first five members of the Class of 2015. Dampier and four other committee selections were announced alongside 12 ...

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Ray, Joiner Hit 2-RBI Doubles to Lift No. 5 Softball Over SIU

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Sophomore Breanne Ray had two doubles and two RBI to help guide Kentucky to victory Have a day, Breanne Ray. The sophomore goes 2-for-2 with two doubles and two RBI. Read more at ukathletics.com/softball! A photo posted by Kentucky Softball (@uksoftball) on Feb 13, 2015 at 1:05pm PST KENNESAW, Ga. – University of Kentucky sophomore outfielder Breanne Ray belted a ...

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KYLE CODY NAMED BASEBALL AMERICA PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA

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Kentucky Junior Right-Hander Kyle Cody Tabbed Third-Team by Baseball America LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky junior right-handed pitcher Kyle Cody has been tabbed a third-team preseason All-America selection by Baseball America, it was announced on Monday afternoon. A native of Chippewa Falls, Wis., Cody was one of four starting pitchers honored on the third team. Baseball America’s annual preseason All-America team ...

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Briscoe Selected for 2015 McDonald’s All-America Game

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Kentucky has had 21 McDonald’s All-American selections during the John Calipari era LEXINGTON, Ky. – Joining an elite list that features some of the greatest players to ever play for Kentucky, incoming freshman point guard Isaiah Briscoe has been selected to participate in the McDonald’s All-American Game. The announcement was made Wednesday on ESPNU. Briscoe, playing for the East squad, ...

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Kelsey Nunley Named to Top 50 Watch List for National POY

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Kelsey Nunley Named to Top 50 Watch List for National POY LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky junior pitcher Kelsey Nunley has been named one of 50 players across the country to the 2015 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Watch List, it was announced by the Amateur Softball Association of America and USA Softball on Wednesday afternoon. Nunley, ...

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Mobile Ticketing Now Available for Men’s Basketball Games at Rupp

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LEXINGTON, Ky. – In an effort to provide more convenient and efficient entry for fans attending home men’s basketball games, UK Athletics has partnered with Ticketmaster to bring mobile ticketing technology to Rupp Arena. Mobile ticketing will also be available for football games in the fall at The New CWS. By using mobile ticketing, fans can avoid waiting in will ...

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THOMAS BERNAL NAMED PRESEASON ALL-SEC

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Fifth-Year Senior Named Preseason All-SEC at Third Base LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky fifth-year senior infielder Thomas Bernal has been named preseason All-Southeastern Conference by Perfect Game, it was announced. A native of Paso Robles, Calif., Bernal was tabbed the preseason All-SEC third baseman by Perfect Game USA. A six-foot, 210-pound corner infielder, Bernal had a breakout season in 2014 as ...

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No. 14 UK Gymnastics Returns to the Road for Top-15 Matchup at Georgia

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No. 14 Wildcats and No. 10 Bulldogs square off Saturday at 4 p.m. ET in Athens, Ga. On the road to Georgia, everyone crowded around the TV/computers. Great night of #SEC gymnastics on the @SECNetwork! pic.twitter.com/E5GQ94mqnq — Kentucky Gymnastics (@UKGymnastics) January 24, 2015 LEXINGTON, Ky. — The No. 14 Kentucky gymnastics team travels to No. 10 Georgia for its third ...

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