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UK Men’s Basketball draws Kansas for Big 12/SEC Challenge

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (UK Athletics) – Collegiate basketball’s two all-time winningest programs will meet for the seventh time in eight seasons when Kentucky travels to...

Tim Couch to be inducted into National High School Hall of Fame

LEXINGTON, KY (UK Athletics)- Former Kentucky quarterback Tim Couch will be one of seven athletes inducted into the National Federation of State High School...

Darian Kinnard named Walter Camp Preseason First-Team All-American

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Senior offensive tackle Darian Kinnard has been named to the 2021 Walter Camp Foundation Preseason All-America team, it was...

Three Wildcats earn NBA season-ending honors

NEW YORK (UK Athletics) – Three former Kentucky men’s basketball players were awarded with NBAend-of-season honors this week, highlighted by Julius Randle’s inclusion on...

Two Wildcats set to attend NBA Draft Combine in Chicago

CHICAGO (UK Athletics) – Former Kentucky men’s basketball players Brandon Boston Jr. and Isaiah Jackson were among 69 players selected to attend the NBA...

UK Athletics announces Hall of Fame Class of 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – The University of Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2021 has been announced, with Bettie Lou Evans (women’s...

Former Ole Miss Linebacker Jacquez Jones transfers to Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Former Ole Miss linebacker Jacquez Jones has signed to play football at the University of Kentucky, head coach Mark...

Former UK Baseball Coach Gary Henderson named head coach at Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (Utah Athletics) – Gary Henderson, the NCBWA 2018 National Coach of the Year, has been named the ninth head baseball coach...

SEC to allow immediate eligibility for Intraconference Transfer

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.(June 3, 2021) - The Southeastern Conference announced it will allow immediate eligibility for intraconference transfers following a vote today by the SEC's...

Liam Draxl named ITA National Player of the Year

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – The story of a breakthrough 2020-21 season for the Kentucky Wildcats men's tennis program is still unfolding. Liam Draxl was...

Solid Blue fans push for UK Athletics to honor John Schlarman

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - No one can truly put in to words what the late John Schlarman meant to the Kentucky football program.  The...

Chris Collins named Kentucky Defensive Backs Coach

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops has been named Chris Collins the new defensive backs coach, he announced Thursday.   “Going through...

Kayla Kowalik named 2021 First-Team NFCA All-America

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Kentucky Softball catcher Kayla Kowalik was voted a National Fastpitch Coaches' Association First Team All-American, the organization announced Wednesday...

UK Softball season comes to an end; Lose to Bama, 4-1

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (UK Athletics) – The No. 3 seeded Alabama Crimson Tide defeated No. 14 Kentucky, 4-1 on Saturday afternoon, capturing game two and...

Cats fall is Game One of Super Regional, 4-3

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (UK Athletics) – Renee Abernathy hit two home runs Friday afternoon, but a four-run fourth inning for No. 3 Alabama was enough to...

Isaiah Jackson to remain in the NBA Draft; Signs with agent

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Kentucky men’s basketball freshman forward Isaiah Jackson will remain in the NBA Draft, ending his collegiate eligibility after an...

Isaiah Jackson to forgo remaining eligibility, remain in NBA Draft

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Kentucky men’s basketball freshman forward Isaiah Jackson will remain in the NBA Draft, ending his collegiate eligibility after an...

Liam Draxl ends run in NCAA Championship Semifinals

ORLANDO, Fla. (UK Athletics) – Nearly three weeks after his team was eliminated, Liam Draxl’s first full collegiate season comes to an end in...

ESPN announces UK Football TV, times for first three weeks

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – With football season just a few months away, ESPN has announced the first three weeks of its 2021 college...

Final Four Bound: Liam Draxl to NCAA Championship Semifinals

ORLANDO, Fla. (UK Athletics) – And then there were four. Kentucky sophomore Liam Draxl is headed to the semifinals of singles competition at the 2021...