Monthly Archives: February 2011

Kentucky earns No. 2 seed

By winning at Auburn and having Georgia lose at Florida on Sunday, Kentucky earned the SEC Tournament’s No. 2 seed when the event starts Thursday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. On Friday at 3:30 p.m., UK will face the winner … Continue reading

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Kentucky’s SEC seeding scenarios

With Florida’s win over Vanderbilt on Friday night, Kentucky was guaranteed a first-round bye in this week’s Southeastern Conference Tournament for the third time in the past four years. The Cats will be either a No. 2 seed or a … Continue reading

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No. 20 Kentucky 55, Arkansas 54

Arkansas (18-8, 6-8 SEC) vs. Kentucky (20-7, 9-5 SEC) Somehow UK forces Arkansas to step on end line and Mathies drives the lane to win score the game-winner with five seconds left in the game. Two free throws by Dunlap … Continue reading

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Dunlap’s senior surprise

On Senior Night, senior Victoria Dunlap surprised the fans at Memorial Coliseum by singing the national anthem before Kentucky’s game against Arkansas. She did an amazing job and got a long standing ovation from the crowd. Amber Smith, who is … Continue reading

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No. 19 Kentucky 80, Vanderbilt 71

Courtside at Memorial Gymnasium … Flurry of events in the last few possessions. Media timeout definitely needed (this reporter has to take a breath). UK up 68-61 with Pinkett headed to the stripe for two. There is 3:41 to play. … Continue reading

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UK’s Mathies OK to play

X-rays came back negative on the injured wrist of point guard A’dia Mathies and she has been cleared to play against Vanderbilt on Sunday, UK spokesman Susan Lax said. Mathies’ wrist was hurt when she landed on it after a … Continue reading

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Georgia 69, No. 19 Kentucky 51

No. 19 Kentucky (19-6, 8-4 SEC) at Georgia (19-6, 9-3) The loss is the worst for UK in SEC play this season. They made only two of their 23 attempts from long range. Crystal Riley just ended UK’s three-point shooting … Continue reading

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Amber Smith will return next year

Amber Smith has been cleared to play officially, but Kentucky’s senior point guard has opted to sit out the remainder of the season and return next season. “The best decision is for her to come back,” Coach Matthew Mitchell said … Continue reading

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No. 4 Tennessee 73, No. 15 Kentucky 67

No. 15 Kentucky (18-4, 7-2 SEC) vs. No. 4 Tennessee (21-2, 9-0 SEC) Tennessee is going to crawl away with this one. It’s 69-65 with 25 seconds to go. Cats trail 65-61 with 3:20 left. Both teams look pretty much … Continue reading

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No. 16 Kentucky 69, Auburn 38

A series of big runs and strong defense helped No. 16 Kentucky run away with a big Southeastern Conference win over Auburn 69-38 on Thursday night. UK, which won its seventh straight, forced the Tigers into 28 turnovers en route … Continue reading

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