UK Hoops to Face Baylor in ESPN’s College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon


Wildcats are one of four women’s teams featured in the seventh annual Marathon along with Baylor, Connecticut and Stanford LEXINGTON, Ky.  – The Kentucky women’s basketball team has been selected to participate in ESPN’s seventh annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon, the network announced Monday. UK will play host to the Baylor Lady Bears on Monday, [...]

Kentucky Men’s and Women’s Basketball a Part of Tip-Off Marathon

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John Calipari and Matthew Mitchell’s clubs will both be featured on ESPN’s Seventh Annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon. Here is the release from ESPN: ESPN’s seventh annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon – more than 24 hours of consecutive coverage to mark the start of the 2014-15 season over Monday, Nov. 17 and Tuesday, Nov. 18 [...]

Report: DirecTV close to deal with SEC Network


With the SEC Network set to Launch on August 14, DirecTV has not jumped on board yet. Ken Fang of is reporting that a deal could be in place soon. As the launch of SEC Network is fast approaching, just less than two weeks now, the channel is picking up momentum. AT&T U-Verse, Bright [...]

2014 U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam Women’s Tournaments Match-ups Announced


The eight NCAA division I women’s basketball teams participating in the 15th annual events include Clemson, Florida Gulf Coast, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio State, Oklahoma, South Florida, and Wichita State. The women’s tournaments are held the annually the week of Thanksgiving with the 2014 dates being November 27-29 at the University of the Virgin Islands in [...]

Adeniyi Amadou Named UK Hoops Assistant Coach


Adeniyi Amadou comes to the Bluegrass after four seasons at Dayton LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Dayton assistant coach Adeniyi Amadou (pronounced AD-knee AHM-uh-doo) has been hired as an assistant coach for the University of Kentucky women’s basketball program, UK head coach Matthew Mitchell announced Monday. Amadou, a native of Paris, France, comes to Kentucky after [...]

UK Athletics Posts Record 3.218 GPA for Spring Semester


LEXINGTON, Ky. — In the midst of a record-setting athletic season, Wildcat student-athletes combined for their best academic semester since 2002-03, the first year for which complete grade information is available. Continuing to raise the bar in the classroom, scholarship Wildcats combined for a remarkable 3.218 cumulative grade-point average for the spring semester. UK Athletics [...]